At Holland Engineering, we are committed to providing cost-effective solutions to environmental challenges. We understand the complex science and regulatory structure behind environmental issues—and they have the resources to identify and engineer the right solutions for you.

Our team of seasoned professionals offers comprehensive environmental compliance support to clients in the energy, civil infrastructure, and municipal sectors. From threatened and endangered species to stream restoration, from pipeline permitting to GIS services, we have the experience and expertise to keep your project in compliance and on schedule.

Our environmental professionals understand that compliance with regulatory agencies is a key component in avoiding costly construction delays. Our professionals can manage the environmental surveys for all projects and are seasoned in coordinating environmental field survey crews on projects with tight schedules, limited site access and limited survey windows due to weather constraints or resource life cycles.

Our Environmental team is highly familiar with all relevant environmental authorities and experienced in all permitting processes. We are equipped to meet all your regulatory needs for water, wastewater, and natural resources.

We offer expertise in all facets of the environmental permitting process. (See below for a full description of our FERC permitting capabilities.) We can meet all your environmental compliance needs, including:

  • FERC filings / certifications
  • NEPA compliance
  • Environmental Impact Assessments
  • Biological and cultural investigations
  • Coastal Zone Management permitting
  • Critical Dunes permitting
  • Wetlands permits / mitigation
  • Protected species / migratory birds permits
  • Invasive species
  • NPDES permitting
  • Dewatering permit
  • SPCC planning
  • Floodplain permitting
  • Hydrostatic water testing permit
  • HDD contingency planning
  • Agency strategy and negotiation
  • Contamination assessment / remediation
  • Cumulative impacts
  • Local permitting
  • Federal, state, and local agency coordination
  • Alternatives analyses and impact assessments
  • Public Service Commission filings
  • Water quality issues
  • Erosion control
  • Upland tree removal permitting
  • Drain and road commissions
  • Bat and mussel species surveys
  • Archaeological and historical / cultural Resources
  • Social Impact Assessments / transportation planning
  • Geological / geophysical investigations
  • Hydrologic studies
  • Air / noise evaluations
  • Agricultural mitigation / monitoring
  • Stream and wetland restoration

We offer a full range of studies, including post-construction. Our services include:

  • Regulatory analysis and planning
  • Environmentally Sensitive Areas
  • Landowner issues
  • GPS / GIS
  • Feasibility studies
  • Pipeline routing
  • Right-of-way acquisition
  • Environmental compliance
  • Water testing
  • Asbestos testing
  • On-site training
  • Permit modification
  • Permit compliance
  • FERC compliance
  • Environmental inspection
  • SWPPP / erosion control inspections
  • Post-construction monitoring

We enable pipeline project managers to meet the entire range of FERC filing requirements. As part of the FERC filing process, we will conduct an Environmental Assessment or Environmental Impact Statement, as appropriate, and produce 13 resource reports:

  1. General project description
  2. Water use and quality
  3. Fish, wildlife, and vegetation
  4. Cultural resources
  5. Socioeconomics
  6. Geological resources
  7. Soils
  8. Land use, recreation, and aesthetics
  9. Air and noise quality
  10. Alternatives
  11. Reliability and safety
  12. PCB contamination
  13. Engineering and design materials

We also have extensive experience preparing FERC pre-filings, resource reports, and Best Management Practice documents, including:

  • Upland Erosion Control, Re-vegetation, and Maintenance Plan (Plan)
  • Wetland and Waterbody Construction and Mitigation Procedures (Procedures)
  • Typical Plan and Procedure BMP Drawings (Typical Drawings)
  • Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasures Plan (SPCC Plan)
  • Unanticipated Discovery Plan
  • Waste Management Plan
  • Agricultural Mitigation Plan
  • Winter Construction and Monitoring Plan
  • Transportation Plan
  • Blasting Plan
  • Inadvertent Return Contingency Plan
  • Implementation Plan
  • Dewatering Plan
  • HDD Contingency Plan

Environmental Project Highlights

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Featured Careers at Holland Engineering

Holland Engineering, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, termination, promotions, or any other condition of employment or career development.

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Construction Inspector
Full Time

Holland Office

Holland Engineering, Inc. (HEI) is actively seeking a Construction Inspector to join their Civil Engineering Group in the Holland, Michigan office location.

Project Surveyor
Full Time

Holland Office

Project Surveyor needed immediately in our Holland, Michigan office. Our local Survey Group has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Project Surveyor who is self-motivated, has a strong work ethic, and pays attention to detail.