Staff Process Engineer
Costa Mesa, CA 
Posted 10 days ago
Job Description

If you're looking for a place to kick-start your career, where you can contribute to a dynamic firm, tackle challenging project work, and collaborate with industry recognized professionals - Geosyntec is the place for you! As a Staff Process Engineer in our process engineering practice in Costa Mesa, California, you will have the opportunity to apply your academic knowledge to real-world situations while also learning the business skills needed for a successful consulting career.

Our clients ask us to address their new ventures and most challenging problems involving the environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure. Ranked by ENR in the top 20 design firms for the environment, Geosyntec is internationally known for its technical leadership, broad experience, and exceptional client service. Learn more by visiting


Is this the right position to help you achieve your professional goals? Some of the key responsibilities for the position include:

  • Fieldwork such as site inspections, water, wastewater, and soil sampling, treatment/remediation system design, drilling and contractor oversight, construction support services, and operations and maintenance;
  • Water, wastewater, and soil remedy evaluation, cost estimation, scheduling, design calculations, and implementation;
  • Chemical data and contaminant fate and transport evaluation;
  • Well installation, testing, and monitoring support;
  • Environmental regulatory compliance services and permitting;
  • Data analysis and management, including databases, preparing drawings, maps, tables, and figures;
  • Development of innovative technologies or solutions applicable to environmental assessment, remediation, water/wastewater treatment or related fields; and
  • Preparing technical reports, letters, memoranda, plans, specifications, journal publications, and proposals.

Collaboration and mentoring are cornerstones of Geosyntec's culture. You should expect to work closely with experienced professionals who will guide and integrate you into Geosyntec's culture.

Here are some other things you should know about this position:

  • Training: This position requires health and safety, first aid, CPR, and other training, as well as medical monitoring, paid for by the firm. We also offer professional development opportunities including in-house seminars, webinars, and mentoring, that allow our employees to build the technical and business skills necessary to become successful consultants.
  • Fieldwork: Up to 50%
  • Overnight travel: Up to 20%

Your success is our success. We encourage our employees to continually develop their interests and skills. Advancement is based on an individual's own performance and initiative.


  • Bachelor's degree in chemical, environmental, or civil engineering. (required)
  • Advanced degree (MS or PhD) in chemical, environmental, or civil engineering. (preferred)
  • Engineer in training certification. (preferred)


  • Minimum one year of prior experience either as an intern in consulting and/or research experience (including laboratory work) for a college degree in chemical, environmental, or civil engineering. (preferred)
  • Prior professional experience and/or research experience in water/wastewater treatment process technologies and/or environmental compliance/permitting associated with water/wastewater. (preferred)
  • Prior experience with specialized process engineering softwares such as InfoWater, BioWin, WaterGEMS, WaterCAD and/or AutoCAD. (preferred)
  • Valid U.S. driver's license and a satisfactory driving record for business travel. (required)


Geosyntec strives to hire and retain the best and brightest people in their fields. We look for exceptional interpersonal skills, communication skills, and problem-solving abilities, plus the passion for technical excellence and quality. We seek individuals with leadership potential, a commitment to lifelong learning and growth, and the desire to build a long and rewarding career with a growing Firm.

Geosyntec is a great place to build a career. If you're looking for an exciting place to work, a place with challenging and rewarding projects, and a place that has been nationally recognized for its employees' quality of life, technical expertise, and business success, then Geosyntec may be the place for you. You can learn more about careers and employment at Geosyntec by visiting:

We are proud to offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package. Learn more by visiting:

Below are the potential compensation ranges that we in good faith believe are applicable for this role at the time of this posting and are only applicable for jobs to be performed in the specified California locations below. The typical base salary range for this position is just one component of Geosyntec's total compensation package for employees. Actual compensation will be determined based on education, experience, skill set and location.

  • Minimum Salary: $64,820 / Maximum Salary: $81,025 (Costa Mesa)

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including, paid holidays, vacation, sick, and personal paid time off, medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, 401(k), and other benefits to eligible employees.

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer including minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, and gender identity.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1+ years
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