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Title: Environmental Engineer

Definition: Environmental engineers use biology and chemistry to develop solutions to environmental problems. They are involved in water and air pollution control, recycling, waste disposal, and public health issues. Environmental engineers conduct hazardous-waste management studies, conduct research on proposed environmental projects, analyze scientific data, and perform quality control checks. They are concerned with local and worldwide environmental issues and help minimize the effects of acid rain, global warming, automobile emissions, and ozone depletion.

Definition (More Info):
ECO Canada

Education Program: Undergraduate programs

First Credential: Bachelors degree

Salary Range:
• PayScale Canada (Aug 2015): Entry low:$44,371. Entry median=$54,449.

Salary (More Info):
• PayScale: Environmental Engineer

Related Specialties:
Civil engineer, Process engineer, Chemical engineer

Professional Associations:
Canadian Society of Civil Engineers

Other Resources:
American Academy of Environmental Engineers & Scientists
American Academy of Environmental Engineers


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