Delivering Responsible Environmental Solutions

Welcome to Smith Environmental & Engineering’s career page. SMITH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage you to apply for any position for which you feel you are qualified. Qualifications and job details are provided under each specific job listing on this page.The SMITH team is made up of a diverse group of innovative, creative, and independent thinkers and workers who possess a strong work ethic. We have a roll-up-your-sleeves, can-do attitude towards our work and are always looking to add like-minded individuals to our team.
We have many different groups at SMITH who specialize in a variety of environmental practices. Our groups include the following:
  • Environmental Construction – including erosion control BMP installation, landscaping, and irrigation
  • Ecological Management – including herbicide application, prairie dog management, bird surveys, and nest removal
  • Ecological Sciences – including wetland permitting, environmental assessments, GIS and AutoCAD, and environmental engineering
  • Hazardous Materials and Industrial Hygiene – including Phase I and II site assessments, soil and water sampling, brownfield assessments, and mold, lead based paint, and asbestos investigation and abatement oversight
  • Public Information Management – including press releases, public meetings, strategic communication planning, and interacting with stakeholders

If you are interested in working with a particular group but do not see an opening, we will accept your resume and keep in on file for up to one year in the event that a position does open for which we think you would make a potential fit.


How to apply
There are several ways to submit your candidacy for an open position at SMITH:

  1. Email your resume and cover letter to with the job title for which you are applying in the subject line
  2. Download our applications on this site and fax to 720-887-4680 or email to (cover letters are highly encouraged).
  3. You are also welcome to come into our Dacono office location and complete an application in person.


Job Summary

We are looking for efficient, safety-focused Laborers for our Environmental Construction Group at SMITH Environmental and Engineering. This work is
seasonal starting in early March through November/December, full-time, and requires individuals to be team and goal oriented, efficient task
workers, with a desire to learn and better themselves and their fellow employees. The individuals needed will be able to perform labor intensive
activities in all weather conditions throughout the day.

Responsibilities and Duties

• Install a variety of erosion control products including; silt fence, erosion logs, soil retention blanket, etc
• Install plants in native areas and formal landscaping
• Load /unload materials
• Help clean shop, yard, and vehicles
• Must be able to lift more than 75 lbs
• Must be able to use a variety of hand tools (i.e. shovels, rakes, picks, sledge hammers, staple guns, etc.)
• Experience operating a skid steer, farm or tractor equipment; and chainsaw and/or tree felling experience is a plus but not required


• Be willing and able to follow directions
• Must comprehend instructions in English
• Be on time and ready to work
• Report to foreman about daily work assignments
• Complete any other duties assigned by foreman
• Be willing to adhere to company policies
• Must be reliable, honest, and hard-working
• Good communication skills and an ability to work well with others


• Valid driver’s license required
• Be available to work long, irregular hours and occasional weekend shifts(overtime is paid for all shifts more than 12 hours long and all hours more than 40 worked in a week)
• Applicant must be able to pass a background check and drug test
• Must be legally allowed to work in the USA

Erosion Control/Landscape Laborer – Benefits

• Starting Pay: $16/hour
• Overtime pay available when applicable
• Reimbursement of $0.50/mile for personal use of your car on company business
• Health/Vision/Dental/Life/Disability Insurance Available upon completion of introductory period
• PTO, and paid holidays (8 per year) upon completion of introductory period

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and references. Any incomplete applications will not be considered.

Smith Environmental & Engineering is an EEO Employer