Zephyr Environmental Corporation

Zephyr Environmental Corporation is a privately held full-service environmental, health and safety (EHS) firm offering consulting, training, and data systems services to clients worldwide. Working within multiple industries, we specialize in air and water quality, waste management and clean-up issues, incident management, and workplace and community safety.

Zephyr has taken great care to build a staff of professionals that satisfies the variety of EHS challenges posed by both our clients’ needs and by regulators. Our focus on teamwork has resulted in a productive, shared working environment that enables us to provide the right mix of professionals for each project. This approach allows our teams to seamlessly collaborate on multiple service projects for a client across Zephyr offices to satisfy multiple facility requests from locations around the world.

Zephyr Environmental Corporation Austin, TX, United States
Jan 09, 2018
Full time
Position Summary: Zephyr is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Air Quality Staff Engineer/Scientist to join a team of environmental consulting professionals in Zephyr’s Austin office. This position is part of a team that assists Zephyr’s clients in establishing and maintaining compliance with state and federal air quality regulations. Primary Responsibilities include: Performing air quality and environmental compliance tasks, including preparation of emissions inventories Preparing applications for initial pre-construction air quality permits and for air quality permit renewals, amendments, and alterations for submission to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and other federal and state agencies Obtaining, updating, and maintaining plans, permits, and/or standard operating procedures Defining data requirements, gathering and validating information for emission calculations Preparing charts or graphs from data samples, providing summary information on the environmental relevance of the data Contributing to ambient air quality impacts analyses utilizing dispersion models (such as AERMOD, SCREEN3 and AERSCREEN) for the purpose of supporting New Source Review permitting projects Utilizing software for emissions estimation, regulatory compliance management and/or assessment of air quality impacts Communicating scientific and technical information through oral briefings, written documents, workshops, and conferences Performing technical work and growing into various aspects of project management, including managing small tasks and projects; preparing small proposals; performing increasingly complex project tasks in support of large projects; and liaising with clients and other Zephyr staff Requirements: Bachelor’s or higher degree in Chemical or Environmental Engineering or related science degree A minimum of 2 years of relevant air quality permitting and compliance experience is required Excellent communications skills including report writing, oral presentations, and direct verbal communication Proficiency in the use of standard software including Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point. EIT certification, prior environmental consulting experience and/or familiarity with calculations, compliance and regulatory compliance management software for assessment of air quality emissions and impacts are considered a plus Follow Zephyr project safety requirements Availability to travel up to 20% of the time Valid Texas driver’s license Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Zephyr Environmental Corporation San Antonio, TX, United States
Jan 09, 2018
Full time
Position Summary: Zephyr is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Environmental Scientist /Natural Resources Specialist to join a team of environmental consulting professionals either in Zephyr’s Austin or San Antonio office.   The Environmental Scientist /Natural Resources Specialist will contribute technically as a part of the project team in the areas of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Endangered Species Act (ESA), Clean Water Act (CWA) as well as support additional environmental multi-media regulatory initiatives for industrial and public client projects. The ideal candidate shall have a USFWS Section 10 Scientific Permit(s) for conducting surveys for the Golden-cheeked warbler, Black-capped vireo, Houston toad and/or other Central Texas species. Primary Responsibilities: Using your technical skills, you will: • Perform wetlands determinations/delineations according to USACE protocol and perform field data verification and data entry • Perform habitat assessments and presence/absence surveys for threatened and endangered species • Perform preliminary desktop reviews for projects to establish constraints to construction and permitting • Prepare letter reports, compliance documents, NEPA documents (CE, EA, EIS) • Perform environmental monitoring and compliance inspections for project construction activities • Analyze data to determine validity, quality, and scientific significance, and interpret correlations between human activities and environmental effects • Prepare General and Individual USACE Permit submittals relating to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act • Communicate effectively and professionally with project staff, clients, resource agencies, sub-consultants, land agents and landowners concerning project purpose • Utilize computer software such as ESRI, ArcMap 9.3, ArcGIS Server, ArcIMS, Google Earth, Microsoft products to include Word, Excel; Internet Explorer; Access; and Adobe Illustrator • Operate equipment such as GPS, laser range finders, ATVs, cameras and other field equipment as necessary for the project • Work in a variety of outdoor settings and weather that may require long periods of standing; walking over rough terrain; working in water; recurring bending, reaching, or similar activities. Work may also include frequent lifting of moderately heavy items, such as equipment that weighs up to 50 pounds • Follow Zephyr project safety requirements • Travel in and out of state 30-40% of the time Requirements: BS/BA in Biology, Aquatic Science, or related Environmental Science degree with a minimum of 5 years of experience in natural resources services with specific experience in: • Interpreting and applying Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (Nationwide and Individual) Permitting • Preparing a Section 10 Permit Application under the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 • Cultural resources and various environmental regulations • Assessing and permitting linear projects (pipeline, stream/drainage channels, transmission corridors, transportation) • Proven communication skills (verbal, written, proposal and presentation) • Corresponding with clients, USACE, USFWS, TPWD, and TCEQ is a plus • The oil and gas, municipal, and aggregate sectors is a plus • Possess a valid Texas Driver’s License and good driving record Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com