Career Opportunities

Environmental Scientist / Project Manager

REI Engineering, Inc. (REI) has a challenging and rewarding opportunity for an environmental professional with a background in project management. This Environmental Scientist / Project Manager needs a minimum of 5 years’ experience in environmental consulting with an emphasis on environmental due diligence.We hire people with exceptional character who have great attitude and aptitude for learning. Our team members take pride in being part of a successful team and have a desire to grow personally and professionally.

Headquartered in Wausau, Wisconsin, REI’s team of over 40 dedicated professionals work together to provide dynamic solutions in civil engineering, land planning, surveying, and environmental and regulatory compliance consulting to our business partners throughout the United States. Grounded in safety, quality, and exceeding client expectations; our team members work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. Be a part of a small company where you can make a big difference!

Our team and culture rocks! As part of our drive for excellence, we recently applied for Inc.’s "Best Places to Work” award. Not only did 100% of our team respond to the survey, they told us, "When I started here at REI, I immediately was treated like I had been here for many years. My coworkers make sure to help me with any questions I have so that my work can be done the best that it can be. It is by far the best place that I have ever worked, and I'm excited for the many years to come,” and "REI is the greatest place I have ever worked.” See more about our unique culture by visiting

This career opportunity entails the following:

Environmental Investigations and Environmental Due Diligence

  • Conduct Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) in accordance with ASTM standards
  • Conduct / manage limited Phase II ESAs according to ASTM standards
  • Perform project specific field work including: scheduling, coordinating subcontractors, collecting soil, groundwater, surface water and vapor samples for environmental investigations via hydraulic push soil borings, hollow stem auger borings and hand auger borings. Data entry of collected field information into tables, maps and reports for site characterization
  • Prepare soil and water samples for laboratory analysis of requested parameters
  • Evaluate, analyze and interpret technical data relative to project-specific goals, create and interpret accurate data display graphs and figures, and identify data gaps and data needs
  • Write reports and letters, develop plans, and implement steps to move projects forward in the most cost-effective manner
  • Work effectively with staff to ensure that all resources are in place for proper fieldwork execution
  • Complete field projects and oversee subcontractors for various activities related to hydrogeological investigations
  • Communicate with third party and regulatory agents regarding schedules and compliance issues
  • Utilize databases to query site information and data, as well as, to create historical tables and sampling reports

Environmental Reporting – Support our EHS Team in the following areas:

  • Environmental Audits
  • Air Permit Compliance
  • Hazardous Waste Compliance
  • Storm Water Compliance
  • Wastewater Discharge Compliance
  • Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC)
  • EPCRA Compliance (Tier II, Form R, etc.)

 Emergency Spill Response

  • Work as part of the REI emergency spill response team. Respond to spills and conduct remediation follow up and reporting

 Ideal candidates will have the following qualifications:

  • Soil Science, Geology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, or Engineering Degree that will meet the requirements of an Environmental Scientist as defined in Wisconsin Administrative Code (WAC) Chapter NR712
  • Completed ASTM Environmental Site Assessments course
  • 40-hour Hazardous Waste Site Worker (Hazwoper) Certified
  • Minimum five years’ environmental consulting experience
  • Ability to effectively communicate with peers, clients and regulators
  • Effective written communication and computer skills
  • Self-motivated individual with a positive attitude and aptitude to learn and excel in their career
In return for your commitment, REI offers comprehensive benefits, including health/life/dental/LTD/vision insurance - including a health plan with zero premium pay for employee, company matching 401(k), paid time off, competitive wage, discretionary bonus program, and a rewarding work environment. Let us support you to reach your greatest career goals through continued professional development, a positive work life integrations, and impactful projects. Many opportunities for community involvement and volunteerism. Learn more about us at Apply today by emailing yourcover letter and resume to

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Thank you for your interest in joining REI Engineering, Inc.  Although we currently do not have an open position in our Civil Engineering Design, Construction Administration, Safety / Regulatory Compliance, or Administrative departments at this time, you may submit a cover letter and resume to us for review.  We will keep your resume on file.  If an opportunity becomes available, we may contact you in the future.