Barr Engineering

Barr provides engineering and environmental consulting services to clients across the Midwest, throughout the Americas, and around the world. We have offices in Minnesota, Michigan, Missouri, North Dakota, and Alberta. 

Barr Engineering Duluth, GA, USA
Jun 18, 2018
Full time
Summary Barr Engineering Co. is seeking an environmental specialist to join its Duluth office and undertake challenging and fast-paced work on environmental permitting and compliance projects. The person selected for this position may also work on a variety of projects related to the investigation, evaluation, and remediation of contaminated sites. Work tasks may include conducting environmental reviews and permitting; communicating with regulatory agencies and client contacts; developing and reviewing environmental permit applications; coordinating field inspections and supporting field staff; and reviewing field reports to verify environmental compliance. Project work may also include environmental site assessments; preparing technical work plans and cost estimates; investigating contaminated soil, sediment, groundwater, and vapor intrusion; interpreting data; preparing technical reports; and completing site remediation activities. The selected candidate will work with other Barr staff members, as well as with regulatory staff, clients and subcontractors. NOTE:   Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. Participation in an OSHA mandated medical surveillance program will be required and safety training will be provided before being assigned to work on these sites. Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in physical, natural or environmental science 2 to 5 years of professional experience with federal/state environmental regulatory programs, or related experience Superior task management skills, including scheduling, prioritizing, and follow-up Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members, regulators, and clients Capacity to thrive in a fast-paced environment A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship Acceptable driving record Preferred Qualifications Experience with state and federal environmental regulations, permitting processes (including EAW and EIS), and/or field compliance for utility corridor projects Experience with soil erosion and sedimentation control plans, construction stormwater plans, and site restoration plans Experience with environmental inspection for pipeline construction project including documentation of permit compliance, storm water inspections, restoration inspections, permit closeout and compliance reporting Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed. We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States.  Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.  Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status.  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Barr Engineering Minneapolis, MN, USA
Jun 18, 2018
Full time
Summary The person selected for this position will work with teams on projects involving environmental monitoring and problem-solving in the air-quality field. This position presents the opportunity to grow with the air quality monitoring group in one of the leading consulting firms in the upper Midwest and a firm that has been named as a “Best Engineering Firm to Work for” by the Environmental Business Journal and Civil Engineering News. Work will include conducting air-emissions sampling and data collection at industrial facilities, monitoring equipment calibration and maintenance, laboratory analysis and data reduction, and assistance with report preparation for submittal to clients and regulatory authorities. Work will include both travel to and work at client facilities and completion of responsibilities in the Minneapolis office. NOTE:   Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work in facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job tasks will require occasional heavy lifting, climbing ladders, and working at heights up to 200 feet. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in scientific, engineering, or environmental discipline Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients Strong technical and problem solving skills including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness Strong computer skills, including MS Excel, Word, and Outlook Effectiveness in building working relationships and working in multi-disciplined project teams A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs Self-initiative and motivation with an emphasis on client service and growing a career in environmental consulting Willingness to travel for field work or work at client sites up to 50% of the time or more depending on client needs Mechanical aptitude Ability to lift and carry equipment weighing approximately 70 pounds Ability to work at heights Acceptable driving record Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship Preferred Qualifications Working knowledge of air-emission test methods Experience with air-emission sampling equipment and conducting air-emission stack tests Experience evaluating environmental data and preparing reports Experience working with continuous emission monitoring systems (CEMS) and with maintaining, calibrating, and troubleshooting them Experience or education in laboratories and/or chemistry Experience driving vehicles pulling trailers Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed. We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States.  Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.  Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status.  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com