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Garbage Factory

Solid Waste/Landfill Engineer
ECAD Engineering, a Nova Group, GBC Company

Location: St. Louis Park (Minneapolis), MN

Job Description

ECAD Engineering, a Nova Group, GBC company, is in search of an experienced landfill engineer to work in our St. Louis Park office. The job will require working with our local office professionals to prepare landfill construction contract documents, pay request reviews, and landfill construction certification reports for regulatory approval. They may also work with other Nova professionals on environmental projects at other offices, or remotely from home at times. 

The successful candidate will be honest and self-disciplined and want to work in a small office setting. They will be required to develop positive relationships with co-workers, clients, citizens, regulatory agencies, and contractors through tactful and effective communication. This job will also require occasional travel in Minnesota to help us meet consulting needs of our clients and for business development activities.

Desired Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and qualifications:

  • BS in Civil or Geo-Engineering from an accredited college or university;

  • 5+ years of solid waste/landfill engineering, or related engineering experience;

  • PE license in MN, or ability to obtain in 3-9 months;

  • Excellent ASTM soil classification skills, and testing knowledge;

  • Certified in Design of Construction SWPPP;

  • Leachate treatment experience a plus;

  • Civil 3D AutoCAD knowledge related to grading plans and piping layouts;

  • Good MS Office skills are required;

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required;

  • Valid Driver’s License with an approved record is required;

  • Ability to work outdoors, walk through job sites with irregular terrain, and lift up to 30 pounds;

  • OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER Safety Certification.

Company Description

ECAD Engineering is a small environmental consulting and engineering firm established in 1996. We joined Nova Group, GBC in 2017 to expand employee opportunities. Nova is an international multidisciplined advisory firm that provides environmental, engineering and energy services throughout North America and around the globe.   


Locally our major projects focus on municipal landfill and water supply well design and environmental consulting. We also prepare work plans for soil and groundwater contamination investigations, and design of remediation systems.  

Working for Nova Group, GBC

Nova Group, GBC (Nova) is a privately held multidisciplinary advisory firm incorporated in 1987. We have a global footprint headquartered in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, but our team services clients throughout the United States and abroad. Nova provides services in the areas of environmental management, compliance investigation, corrective action activities, strategic energy services, construction services, and more. Our diverse portfolio of services creates a multitude of career possibilities, and we strive to bring on talent who want to learn and build their skills across multiple sectors of our business.


Nova is a General Benefit Corporation (GBC) and Certified B Corp™. This means that Nova’s values are aligned with our business practices. We recognize that our corporate role goes beyond profitability, and we deeply value our environment, our communities, and our people. 


In efforts to remain competitive and differentiate Nova, we continuously review our benefit programs. One way we accomplish this is with flexible and hybrid/remote work arrangements because we realize that personal demands don’t just happen after 5 p.m. Whatever your work environment needs, we will make an effort to accommodate them. At Nova, this culture is successful because we trust our teams to be accountable to each other and to our clients.


In addition, Nova is committed to supporting your professional development through career ladder development, training programs, tuition assistance, professional association events, and continuing education to support your certifications and licenses.


Nova offers competitive benefits, including medical/dental/vision insurance, paid time off (PTO), paid volunteer time, 401k, etc.


Nova Group is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We commit to providing opportunities to all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.


If you want to work with a company that truly wants to better our lives, communities, and environment, and if you’re interested in belonging to an organization that will help you grow and progress in your career, consider Nova Group, GBC!


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