Solid Waste Lead
Barge Design Solutions

Nashville, Tennessee

Posted in Design and Creative

Job Info

Solid Waste Lead

Career Area: Engineering - Civil

What We're Looking For:
Barge Design Solutions is currently seeking to fill the position of Environmental Engineer / Solid Waste Lead in the Site Solutions business unit in one of the following locations: Knoxville, TN, Chattanooga, TN, or Nashville, TN.

Project work is primarily associated with waste management facilities and remediation of sites impacted with hazardous materials. These projects will involve regulatory compliance related efforts such as permit filings, compliance task management, data collection and management, and client interface on permits and compliance. This position will lead a technical team and manage projects from concept through alternative development, costing, and detailed design.

The position entails engineering design, team support and project management on a variety of environmental and engineering projects. Projects include, but not limited to, the design and siting of waste resource facilities, such as landfills, transfer stations, convenience centers, recycling facilities, and composting operations.


  • Develop the initial waste management design approach and maintain overall responsibility for the engineering work
  • Plan, schedule, conduct or coordinate engineering work involving conventional engineering practices but may include a variety of complex features
  • Evaluate respective data, prepare proposals and reports, and take part in other environmental consulting projects
  • Provide engineering analyses and calculations
  • Organize designs and details to produce a completed set of drawings
  • Investigate and procure data required to develop a design
  • Research and write various reports/opinions
  • Utilize various engineering related computer software
  • Compile project specifications
  • Complete construction cost estimates
  • Gain project approvals through local and state agencies, including meetings with agencies and responding to comments
  • Provide engineering support activities required during construction
  • Coordinate with client and project team as needed

Education & Experience Qualifications:
  • B.S. in Civil or Environmental Engineering or related field, Master's Degree preferred
  • 10 years plus experience with five or more years specific to landfill and remedial designs
  • PE required
  • PMP preferred
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD and Civil 3D
  • Knowledge and experience in Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina, Alabama or Texas Solid Waste Regulations
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication and technical/computer skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment across multiple locations within the organization

Why join us?

Barge Design Solutions, Inc., is an engineering and architecture firm with diverse in-house multidisciplinary practice areas. The employee-owned company is more than 400-people strong and serves clients nationwide from multiple U.S. locations. Barge is ranked No. 171 on Engineering News-Record (ENR)'s 2021 Top 500 Design Firms list, is No. 177 on Architectural Record's Top 300 Architecture Firms and is a certified Great Place To Work®.

Our primary purpose for being in business is ultimately to create a better life by unleashing the potential of our people, clients and communities. This purpose is supported by our company's core values because at the end of the day, Barge CARES:

  • Collaborate - Help and expect help. Teamwork is essential in what we do.
  • Authentic - Honesty, integrity and trust are at the heart of everything we do. We are who we say we are.
  • Responsible - We are accountable for our work, our attitude, and our actions. We make Barge better.
  • Excellence - We go all in and expect more of ourselves than others expect of us.
  • Service - We are humble. We use our gifts in service of others.

We believe that if we are living out our purpose for being in business and integrating our values into everything we do, we will ultimately achieve our vision to be the firm best known for being selected when it matters most.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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