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Environmental Engineer

This career is for you if your interests are:Investigating - working with ideas with a large amount of thinking, you need to like to searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.Conventional – can follow set procedures and a clear line of authority, can work with data and details Realistic —work activities include hands-on problems and solutions, often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, and tools, requires working outside

Environmental Engineer's work improves the world for future generations.

Environmental ENGINEER

Environmental engineering is both science and engineering tied together. Environmental engineers improve the natural environment (air, water, and/or land resources), while maintaining healthy water, air, and land for humans and for other living things. They also improve areas where pollution has occurred.

Tasks•Design systems, or equipment for the management of water, air, or soil quality. •Advise agencies on the how to clean up contaminated sites to protect people and the environment. •Work with other scientists, hazardous waste workers, or businesses, to address environmental problems. •Serve as go-between with agencies or officials on issues relating to solid or hazardous waste programrequirements. •Provide support for the clean-up of environmental hazardous sites.•Create or improve environmental investigations or recommendation reports. •Develop safety methods for spilled waste and the loading or transporting of waste. •Inspect facilities or programs to evaluate the effectiveness and the following of environmental regulations.

Environmental Engineer EmploymentMean Annual Wage $83,340Mean Hourly Wage$40.00Job Outlook – grow at the rate 22% faster than averageEntry Level EducationBS degreeSubjects to study in High School:BiologyChemistryPhysicsComputer ScienceEnglishAll Math Courses

Engineers ROCK!

An environmental engineer could…Design the structure and irrigation for rooftop gardens, helping reduce building heating and cooling costWork with refineries to reduce their toxic gas emissions, which contribute to acid rain and global warming.Design an ocean-water desalination plant to help irrigate crops without harming marine life.Create a municipal water supply and wastewater treatment system for a city


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