Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering and the School of Mining & Petroleum Engineering

Environmental Engineering & Science

We are honoured to be one of the largest and best equipped programs in Canada.

Environmental engineers apply their knowledge of the natural sciences – chemistry, biology, and microbiology – with their expertise in engineering to solve environmental and public health related problems. As an environmental engineer, you might be involved in performing an environmental impact assessment; environmental monitoring; or designing or managing systems for water distribution and collection, water treatment, municipal/industrial wastewater treatment, solid waste handling and processing, landfill design and operation, and air emissions control.

Career Opportunities:

  • Air quality engineer
  • Environmental process design engineer
  • Solid waste or hazardous waste management engineer
  • Remediation and reclamation specialist
  • Water quality specialist
  • Water and wastewater treatment specialist
  • Policy making and consulting
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Research and development
  • Academia