Environmental Engineer 

Allegheny Science & Technology Published: June 29, 2020
Washington, D.C.
Job Type
Engineering / Scientific /
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~ Allegheny Science & Technology Corporation (AST) is an award winning, woman-owned technology and energy firm with expertise in applied science and technology, mission assurance and support, and data and decision analytics. ~

AST integrates science and technology to deliver personalized service and trusted solutions for government and commercial clients. AST has been named to the Inc. 500/5000 and Washington Technology’s Fast 50 for six consecutive years, as well.

Position Overview

AST is currently seeking an Environmental Engineer to provide scientific, engineering, and programmatic analysis support to the Department of Energy's Office of  Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (DOE-EERE) and Bio-energy Technologies Office (BETO).

Position Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support to the Advanced Algal Systems sub-program within BETO.
  • Travel 25% to DOE-supported algae research sites within the US and conduct thorough assessments of project objectives, plans, and resources.
  • Perform professional technical and engineering assignments of an advanced degree of complexity under general direction and supervision of federal BETO staff on various projects within the programmatic guidelines set by the program manager and customer.
  • Work involves the application of engineering principles with regard to technical, economic, environmental, market, and analysis of issues related to bio-energy technology, transportation fuels, and bio-economy policy.
  • Conducts investigations and prepares remediation work plans and reports.
  • Ensures program conformance to federal, state, and local environmental legislation.
  • Plan monitor, and provide technical recommendations for directing direct projects or major phases of projects.
  • Provide technical consultation reviews project progress, and evaluates results.
  • Recommends corrections in technical applications and analyses.
  • Specifies materials, equipment and supplies required for completion of technical projects.


Position Requirements:

  • Master's Degree in Biological/Chemical/Environmental Engineering or Science is required.
  • Must have 10+ years of experience.

Preferred Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience executing and/or supporting energy or algae-related research and development projects.
  • Hands-on experimentation and research experience at an algae-related company.
  • PhD in Biological/Chemical/Environmental Engineering or Science.

More About AST

AST applies our core capabilities to overcome critical challenges in the energy, environment, intelligence, and defense sectors. Our partners can trust us to consistently prove our value through efficient delivery of effective solutions and full-commitment to their missions. Our ability to deliver derives from our family-oriented culture, continual development and inspiration of our team members, and giving back to our communities. AST has a strong geographic base and has many offices from which to serve clients in the DC Metro Area, West Virginia, Pittsburgh, Charlotte, Idaho Falls and Denver and has an overall presence in 16 states.


AST provides career growth and development, a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, flexible spending account, life insurance and a 401(k) plan.

AST is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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