What does he do?
Environmental engineers use advanced principles of biology, chemistry, and environmental science to solve environmental and public health issues, such as water and air pollution and waste disposal. They may be required to inspect and evaluate industrial and municipal facilities and programs to assess their compliance with environmental regulations. They may work with environmental scientists, planners, hazardous waste technicians, engineers, and other specialists to address environmental problems in ways that protect humans, wildlife, and natural resources.
What background do you need?
- B.S. in engineering
- Some coursework in biology and chemistry