Licensed Environmental Professional (LEP) – Cheshire, CT

Job Type: Full Time
Hours/Week: 40
Number of Openings: 1

Job Description:

AKT Peerless is seeking an experienced Licensed Environmental Professional (LEP) to join our team in Connecticut. As an LEP, you will play a key role in assessing, managing, and remediating environmental issues to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations. You will work on a variety of projects, ranging from site assessments to remediation planning, and will interact with clients and regulatory agencies.

Job Requirements:

  • BS or MS in Environmental Science, Geology, Engineering or a related discipline
  • Licensed Environmental Professional (LEP) by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP)
  • Minimum 8 years of professional experience conducting due diligence and regulatory investigations and remediation
  • Documented experience managing environmental projects of various size and scope
  • Knowledge of environmental regulations, including CERCLA, RCRA, and Connecticut’s environmental regulations
  • Strong background/experience with environmental due diligence
  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office


  • Direct experience should include performing environmental site assessments (Phase I, Phase II, cleanup, and continuing obligation reporting) hydrogeological investigations, monitoring/sampling all media, regulatory compliance, and waste management
  • Practical ability to analyze field and technical data, perform research, demonstrate technical knowledge, and solve problems

Expectations Include:

  • Conduct environmental site assessments (ESAs) to identify potential sources of contamination, evaluate risks, and develop remediation strategies
  • Ensure compliance with regulations, guidelines, and permits during the remedial process
  • Conducting Phase I ESAs to ASTM standards
  • Conducting Phase II ESAs
  • Managing/overseeing hydrogeological investigations
  • Providing quality environmental services
  • Managing and responding to clients’ expectations and project objectives
  • Other duties not listed may also apply

Work Environment:

At AKT Peerless, we believe that a supportive and enriching work environment is the foundation for success. As a member of our team, you’ll have access to opportunities for training, mentoring, and career advancement. The culture at AKT Peerless revolves around our people, environment, and communities, fostering involvement in employee social events and community volunteering. We cultivate a teamwork atmosphere and take pride in delivering high-quality services to our clients. Joining our team means being part of a collaborative environment that values open communication, shared insights, and collective problem-solving. Our organizational culture recognizes the importance of a flexible work-life balance, prioritizing the well-being of our team members by offering flexibility to meet both personal and professional commitments.

Company Overview:

Established in 1989, AKT Peerless is a leading provider of comprehensive environmental and economic development services. With a strategic expansion that includes 12 offices across 6 states, our growth is attributed to a carefully selected, multi-disciplinary team dedicated to delivering high-quality consulting. We prioritize cost management, quality work product, responsiveness, and project finality to address the primary concerns of our clients.

Our team’s expertise in regulatory compliance, environmental management, and redevelopment ensures the successful completion of complex projects. Our extensive client base encompasses over 110 state and local governmental agencies, 50 financial institutions, thousands of private entities, and several non-profit organizations.

Our services extend to environmental due diligence, hydrogeological investigations, remediation, brownfield redevelopment, vapor intrusion investigations and mitigation, engineering controls for abandoned landfills, and industrial hygiene services (asbestos, lead-based paint, mold) for municipalities, school districts, and private clients nationwide.

AKT Peerless offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits and is an EOE.
  • Medical, dental, and vision plan options.
  • Basic Life Insurance, Accident & Critical Illness Insurance
  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Flexible Schedules, Work-Life Balance