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Burns & McDonnell Assistant Economic Analyst and Planner - Solid Waste & Recycling (Austin) in Austin, Texas


We are currently looking for a Solid Waste Analyst in our Austin, TX office who will work in a team atmosphere by assisting with performing detailed technical, financial and operational analyses and working in project execution. Projects typically include planning studies, operational reviews, procurements for local governments and research studies.

Responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to assisting senior staff with the following:

  • Development of solid waste and recycling plans, studies and operational reviews.

  • Research and compilation of project data.

  • Development of project reports, analytical work papers, and project presentations.

  • Analysis of operational and financial data.

  • Preparation of procurement documents for solid waste and recycling collection, processing and disposal services

  • Preparation and analysis of financial projections and forecasts.

  • Preparation of cost of service and rate analysis.

  • Preparation of project proposals and other business development efforts.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Public Administration, Government, Environmental Studies, Community and Regional Planning, Economics, Engineering, Business Administration, or related field. Master’s degree preferred.

  • 0-2 years of experience preferred.

  • Prior internship and/or related consulting experience preferred.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Experience in the solid waste and recycling profession preferred.

  • Proficient knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

  • Experience with Microsoft Access preferred.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Ability to meet deadlines under pressure.

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis without requiring future sponsorship for employment visa status.


Job Business Analysts

Primary Location US-TX-Austin

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Req ID: 234548 Job Hire Type New Grad