They also plan and design systems to treat and remove waste, such as waste water systems, take air, water and land samples, and prepare assessments and reports.
Environmental Engineers often work for private consultancies or government agencies.
Generally, Environmental Engineers have a Bachelor’s degree in:
- Engineering Technology (specialising in civil, natural and resources engineering)
- Engineering with Honours (specialising in civil, environmental and natural resources engineering)
More about being an Environmental Engineer at CareersNZ.
Recommended secondary school subjects include English, Biology, Chemistry, Statistics and Modelling; Science, Maths with Calculus, Economics / Accounting, Geography.
It’s preferred you have a tertiary qualification. Find out about the course, the campus, city life, and lifestyle you can expect, find out where to study.