Environmental Engineers

Competency-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
O*NET Detailed Work Activities
O*Net Code
17-2081.00
Rapids Code
Req. Hours
0
State
DC
Created
Apr 08, 2021
Updated
Apr 08, 2021

Competency-Based Skills

24 skill sets | 34 total skills
Advise others regarding green practices or environmental concerns
Provide technical support for environmental remediation or litigation projects, including remediation system design or determination of regulatory applicability.
Advise corporations or government agencies of procedures to follow in cleaning up contaminated sites to protect people and the environment.
Inform company employees or other interested parties of environmental issues.
Advise industries or government agencies about environmental policies and standards.
Confer with other personnel to resolve design or operational problems
Collaborate with environmental scientists, planners, hazardous waste technicians, engineers, experts in law or business, or other specialists to address environmental problems.
Investigate the environmental impact of projects
Assess the existing or potential environmental impact of land use projects on air, water, or land.
Inspect facilities or sites to determine if they meet specifications or standards
Inspect industrial or municipal facilities or programs to evaluate operational effectiveness or ensure compliance with environmental regulations.
Provide assistance with planning, quality assurance, safety inspection protocols, or sampling as part of a team conducting multimedia inspections at complex facilities.
Design environmental control systems
Design, or supervise the design of, systems, processes, or equipment for control, management, or remediation of water, air, or soil quality.
Maintain operational records or records systems
Prepare, review, or update environmental investigation or recommendation reports.
Obtain, update, or maintain plans, permits, or standard operating procedures.
Provide administrative support for projects by collecting data, providing project documentation, training staff, or performing other general administrative duties.
Prepare, maintain, or revise quality assurance documentation or procedures.
Direct environmental development activities
Direct installation or operation of environmental monitoring devices or supervise related data collection programs.
Coordinate or manage environmental protection programs or projects, assigning or evaluating work.
Develop, implement, or manage plans or programs related to conservation or management of natural resources.
Prepare technical or operational reports
Prepare, review, or update environmental investigation or recommendation reports.
Prepare hazardous waste manifests or land disposal restriction notifications.
Develop technical methods or processes
Develop site-specific health and safety protocols, such as spill contingency plans or methods for loading or transporting waste.
Explain project details to the general public
Prepare or present public briefings on the status of environmental engineering projects.
Train personnel on proper operational procedures
Provide administrative support for projects by collecting data, providing project documentation, training staff, or performing other general administrative duties.
Purchase materials, equipment, or other resources
Request bids from suppliers or consultants.
Monitor activities affecting environmental quality
Monitor progress of environmental improvement programs.
Confer with technical personnel to prepare designs or operational plans
Serve as liaison with federal, state, or local agencies or officials on issues pertaining to solid or hazardous waste program requirements.
Prepare detailed work plans
Develop, implement, or manage plans or programs related to conservation or management of natural resources.
Assist engineers or scientists with research
Provide environmental engineering assistance in network analysis, regulatory analysis, or planning or reviewing database development.
Prepare project budgets
Assist in budget implementation, forecasts, or administration.
Determine operational criteria or specifications
Develop proposed project objectives and targets and report to management on progress in attaining them.
Prepare operational reports
Develop proposed project objectives and targets and report to management on progress in attaining them.
Prepare procedural documents
Prepare, maintain, or revise quality assurance documentation or procedures.
Teach safety standards or environmental compliance methods
Develop or present environmental compliance training or orientation sessions.
Package materials for transport
Assess, sort, characterize, or pack known or unknown materials.
Test characteristics of materials or structures
Assess, sort, characterize, or pack known or unknown materials.
Prepare research or technical reports on environmental issues
Write reports or articles for Web sites or newsletters related to environmental engineering issues.