American Environmental continues to strive for excellence and provide exceptional service to our clients.  Our success creates opportunities for highly competent and skilled individuals in environmental engineering, geology, environmental science, health and safety, indoor air quality/industrial hygiene, remediation systems, hazardous waste management, drilling, project management, accounting and administration.

We consider our team members our greatest asset which is why we value career and personal development for each of our employees.  If you are interested in joining our dedicated team, please contact the regional office or division manager directly, and/or human resources at

American Environmental Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


American Environmental Corporation is seeking an Environmental Professional to work full-time in its Springfield, Illinois office. This person would work on environmental projects that largely involve: emergency management planning, risk assessment, regulatory assistance, and technical writing. This person would conduct work with staff in the office and interact with government officials in the field, largely in public meetings, and all field work would be conducted in Illinois. Field work comprises approximately one to three days per month.

Primary environmental projects and associated responsibilities include the following:

Natural Hazard Mitigation Plans (NHMP)—Assist with preparing NHMPs for the Illinois Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Assist in the preparation of grant applications and administrative paperwork such as quarterly reports, performing public involvement duties related to Planning Committee meetings and conducting risk assessment and vulnerability analysis. Assist local government officials with completing documents and developing their lists of projects aimed at reducing damages caused by natural hazards. Also assist with intergovernmental coordination between state, county, and municipal government officials and other public sector entities such as schools, health care facilities, and emergency responders.

Commodity Flow Studies (CFS)—Assist with studies to identify the types and relative quantities of chemical transportation on highways and railroads along with the preparation of a risk assessment/vulnerability analysis that describes the relative risk to community resources—water supplies, government services, health care facilities, and schools among others. Prepare recommendations on how county and municipalities can better protect infrastructure and public health from accidents involving chemical transport. Assist in providing grant application and quarterly report information needed by County EMA/ESDA Coordinators.

Regulatory Compliance & Assistance—Assist staff with various technical and administrative issues involving environmental regulations and special projects. One of these special projects involves a pioneering environmental initiative to improve air quality in several municipalities in northern Illinois which has achieved local, state and national recognition for its success.

Environmental regulatory compliance involves helping to submit required environmental reports to the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for private sector clients.


American Environmental is seeking a professional with experience managing projects as well as a team of environmental professionals.

Professional licensure in the state of Illinois is required, or the ability to become licensed quickly.

New Hire Sign-On Incentive

Responsibilities for the position include the following;

  • Planning and directing subsurface soil and groundwater investigations and remediation
  • Experience in preparing plans, budgets, and proposals
  • Prior consulting, LUST, and business development experience
  • Understanding Illinois environmental regulations is a plus

Required skills for the position include data interpretation, technical report writing, and people management.

The position would include limited travel to job sites, primarily in the state of Illinois

Salary for the position is commensurate with experience

Further company information is available at

Job Type: Full-time


The person who fills this role is responsible for driving the company vehicle to and from the job site, ensuring all materials and equipment are in place and working properly for onsite drilling projects, and assisting in drilling operations.

This is a perfect opportunity for someone who is interested in learning the trade from highly experienced drillers and whose desire is to build a career in Environmental Drilling.


  • Take equipment to and from each job site
  • Set up and take down equipment
  • Assist in drilling operations
  • Properly care for and store all equipment and supplies
  • Complete all necessary paperwork for each job
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to perform manual labor
  • Must be able to lift 75 pounds
  • Must be able to work Monday – Friday, 8 to 12 hours per day, outdoors, in all weather conditions. Start time – 7:00am.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to pass a drug screen
  • Can accommodate overnight travel
  • 40 hour HAZWOPER training and DOT Medical Card a plus but not required

Company Offered Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation
  • Company paid Life, Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability Insurance

We are always on the look out for top talent!  Please feel free to submit your resume to


**Competitive pay and Awesome benefits available

** We’re proud to welcome individuals from all walks of life. We encourage anyone who is passionate about putting in a solid day’s work and getting paid accordingly. We will not judge or discriminate based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

Call Human Resources at 317-871-4090 ext. 209.