We are always looking for talented, entrepreneurial people.

EIL is an entrepreneurial company that is committed to finding better ways to do things. We value professionalism and reward performance and initiative.  If you have a background in civil, geotechnical or environmental engineering, geology, hydrogeology, chemistry, environmental science, or CADD design, send us a resume - we’d like to talk to you! Contact one of our regional offices.

Why Consider EIL?

  - Dynamic, entrepreneurial environment

  - Compensation based on performance, not seniority or degrees

  - Life/work balance - the majority of us work out of our homes

  - We strive to minimize bureaucracy

Have a clever idea that has market value? We’ll help you build a business around it.

New to the Industry or Just Graduating from School?

  - Dedicated to mentoring

  - More opportunities to interact directly with clients

  - Learn about the business side of the business while you increase your technical skills




Entry Level Environmental Scientist / Engineer / Geologist

Published: 7/19/2021

Initial responsibilities are primarily field tasks:  landfill surface emissions monitoring, landfill gas sampling and monitoring, data collection, logging environmental and geotechnical borings.

Our typical career path has you taking on more office work as you gain experience: compiling and analyzing environmental data, permitting and regulatory compliance for landfills, design and management of engineered systems of landfills (gas collection, groundwater monitoring), groundwater and air emissions modeling, technical writing and managing projects.



Experienced Landfill Groundwater Permitting and Compliance Consultant

Published: 8/11/2023

We’ve built a successful business serving owners and operators of landfills across the country.  Our groundwater-related business in Illinois is growing so we’re looking for a person who knows the Illinois landfill regulations, particularly related to groundwater monitoring programs


You will be responsible for managing the permitting and compliance of landfills, particularly groundwater related tasks of a site’s IEPA BOL permit.

You’ll be working on a team (or leading a team if you’re ready for that) whose responsibilities include: groundwater data analysis, routine compliance reporting, exceedance investigation, coordinating third party groundwater sampling and lab analysis, groundwater assessments, overseeing installation and repair of monitoring wells, and monitoring program optimization. 

Other tasks include SPCC, SWPPP and NPDES compliance, closure and post-closure cost estimates, groundwater modeling, technical writing, managing projects and building client relationships.

Career Development and Benefits

We take mentoring seriously – we invest in our people to build their careers.  We’ll help you grow your skills and your book of business.  And if you want to learn how to run a business, this is the place to be. 

Our benefits are top shelf and include all the usuals: medical insurance, 401k, etc.


This position is remote but is loosely based out of northern Illinois.  You’ll need to meet clients occasionally at their offices around Illinois and meet with coworkers at our Glen Ellyn office.

Landfill Engineer

Published: 8/28/23


Initial responsibilities are a combination of office and field work related to landfill design, operation and post-closure care.  Tasks include:  data analysis (geotechnical, hydrogeological, groundwater chemistry and landfill gas); design and troubleshooting of landfill gas extraction and leachate conveyance systems; water balance modeling; logging geological borings; and regulatory compliance and reporting. 

As you gain experience, you’ll take on more challenging tasks and choose your career direction: technical guru, project and client manager, business manager, or a combination that fits your goals. 

Career Development and Benefits

We take mentoring seriously – we invest in our people to build their careers.  If you want to grow your technical skills and/or learn how to run a business, this is the place to be. 

Our benefits are top shelf and include generous medical insurance, 401k, paid time off, bonus program, etc.


This position is work-from-home but is based out of northern Illinois or southern Wisconsin.  Your primary mentor is in South Beloit, Illinois and you’ll need to meet with coworkers and clients at project sites occasionally, mostly in northern Illinois.