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, MN, USA
Feb 17, 2018
Full time
Summary Join the team in our new Salt Lake City office, where you will have an opportunity to lead and work on large, complex, and challenging projects for a leading environmental consulting firm with an expanding presence in the U.S. and Canada. We are proud to have been named a 2016 Great Place to Work based on the results of a national employee survey. The selected candidate will have a role in day-to-day client service and business development and will help develop our presence and establish our assessment and remediation capabilities in the intermountain west markets. Typical business-development activities will include building and maintaining client relationships, tracking marketing leads and project opportunities, developing proposals and presentations, networking, and sharing Barr’s capabilities with existing and potential clients. Project work may include managing multidiscipline teams; preparing technical work plans, cost estimates; coordinating ASTM Phase I environmental site assessments; investigating contaminated soil, sediment, groundwater, and vapor intrusion; conducting remediation technology evaluations and feasibility studies; developing site management strategies and response action plans; coordinating site remediation activities; and evaluating the hydrogeologic impacts of mining and energy development. Additionally, the selected candidate will lead client and regulatory negotiations and mentor junior staff. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in geology or civil, environmental, geological, or chemical engineering Ten or more years of relevant work experience Demonstrated client-relationship and business development skills Demonstrated effectiveness in building working relationships and leading multidiscipline teams Thorough knowledge and experience working with state and federal environmental, waste and water regulations Demonstrated project management and organization skills A flexible working style and willingness to modify personal schedule as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs Willingness to travel for business development purposes Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship Acceptable driving record Preferred Qualifications Advanced degree in geology or civil, environmental, geological, or chemical engineering Fifteen or more years of relevant work experience Registration as a professional engineer or geologist in Utah or the ability to obtain it within a year Established network with area clients and the ability to develop or foster ongoing relationships and maintain a high level of client service 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 Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Feb 17, 2018
Full time
Summary The person selected for this position will work on project teams assisting clients with air-quality permitting, environmental regulatory compliance, and related technical assignments. Work may include participating in preparing emission inventories, chemical mass balances, monitoring plans, permit applications, and technical and economic feasibility studies for pollution-control equipment and processes; and developing written reports. Responsibilities may also involve waste management; spill prevention, control, and countermeasures plans; risk management plans; and site evaluations and investigations. In addition, the job may require working with permitting agencies and on site at client facilities. NOTE:   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 common in industrial facilities. 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 chemical, mechanical, or environmental engineering or related scientific degree and three years of professional experience with state and federal air permits such as PSD/NSR, Title V, MACT, NSPS and state air construction permits Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients Demonstrated ability to fulfill commitments on schedule and to do what it takes to meet clients' service expectations and requirements Strong technical and problem-solving skills, including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness, as well as a commitment to producing high-quality deliverables Effectiveness in building working relationships and working on multidiscipline 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 cultivating a career in environmental consulting Acceptable driving record Ability to travel to client locations and other Barr offices Preferred Qualifications At least five years of experience working with federal air regulations such as PSD/NSR and CAA Title V, as well as state air construction permits Engineering or scientific knowledge and experience in the power, refining, pipeline, ethanol, and/or mining industries Demonstrated organization and management skills Aptitude for developing client relationships and business 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
Feb 17, 2018
Full time
Summary Barr Engineering is seeking an environmental intern to join its Minneapolis office for the summer of 2018. This intern will undertake challenging and progressive work on projects related to the evaluation and remediation of contaminated sites. Assignments may include working as an individual or as part of a project team to assist with any of the following tasks: onsite investigations of contaminated soil, sediment, and groundwater; construction observation; engineering calculations; data summary tables and spreadsheets; and technical reports. Field work opportunities for this position may include some out-of-town travel. 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 Environmental, chemical, geological, or civil engineering or geology major Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0 Third or fourth year student Strong technical and problem solving skills, excellent communication skills and attention to detail Strong computer skills, including word processing, use of spreadsheets and exposure to GIS and CAD software Willingness to travel and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs Minimum of one full-time semester of undergraduate or graduate course work remaining after the internship Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship Acceptable driving record 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 Jefferson City, MO, USA
Feb 17, 2018
Full time
Summary Barr Engineering Co. provides engineering and environmental services to clients across the nation and around the world. We were incorporated as an employee-owned firm in 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, our over 750 engineers, scientists, technical specialists, and support staff work with clients in the mining, power, refining, manufacturing, and forest-products industries, as well as with attorneys and municipal, state, and federal agencies. Our areas of expertise include environmental permitting and compliance, contaminated-site assessment and remediation, engineering design, and water resources management. NOTE:   This internship will include a variety of tasks and could include any of the following: performing emissions calculations; evaluating facility emissions and air-quality data; reviewing regulations and facility information relevant to projects; assisting in the preparation of reports such as writing technical evaluations or preparing data summary tables and spreadsheets; and other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Major in chemical, mechanical, or environmental engineering or related scientific discipline Completion of six courses in engineering, environmental sciences, or related subjects GPA of 3.2/4.0 or higher On-going enrollment in one of the programs listed above Availability to work 40 hours per week during the summer break Familiarity with computers, including Microsoft Office programs Outstanding spreadsheet skills and excellent chemistry aptitude Ability to self-motivate Conscientiousness concerning the accuracy, appropriateness and timeliness of results Thorough, organized, detail-oriented approach, with ability to work within a team Flexible working style and willingness to modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship Acceptable driving record 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 Denver, CO, USA
Feb 17, 2018
Full time
Summary The person selected for this position will work with a leading engineering and environmental consulting firm. Barr was named a 2016 Great Place to Work based on the results of a national comprehensive employee survey. This is a full time position as a remote employee located in Denver, CO involving air quality permitting and compliance for clients specializing in the production, compression, transmission, and processing of natural gas throughout the United States. The successful candidate will lead project teams developing air quality permitting and environmental compliance strategies and associated information and documents; review operational functions and activities to verify that appropriate actions are developed and undertaken to achieve and maintain compliance; interface frequently with natural gas industry representatives and technical and information resource experts. The candidate will also be expected to participate and/or lead upstream and midstream natural gas industry business development activities. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in civil, environmental, chemical, or mechanical engineering or closely-related scientific discipline 10 years of upstream and/or midstream natural gas industry professional experience working with federal air regulations such as New Source Performance Standards and National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants, federal air permitting programs, and state air permitting programs Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients Aptitude for developing client relationships, developing leads and opportunities and turning them into business A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and or client needs Strong networking skills and robust connections with natural gas industry representatives Demonstrated ability to work with team members in remote locations Demonstrated effectiveness in building working relationships and interacting with multi-disciplinary teams Demonstrated project organization and management skills Self-initiative and motivation with an emphasis on client service while cultivating a career in environmental consulting Demonstrated ability to fulfill commitments on schedule and meet clients' service expectations and requirements Strong technical and problem-solving skills, including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness, as well as a commitment to producing high-quality deliverables Ability to travel to client locations and other Barr offices Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship Acceptable driving record Preferred Qualifications 15 years of upstream and/or midstream natural gas industry professional experience working with federal air regulations, state air construction permitting, New Source Performance Standards, and National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants. Experience with upstream and/or midstream natural gas air quality permitting and compliance in North Dakota, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, and/or New Mexico Engineering or scientific knowledge and experience in the upstream and/or midstream natural gas industries Ability to identify problem symptoms and causes, and develop and evaluate alternative solutions Knowledge of and familiarity with regulatory agency staff Ability to process complex or rapidly developing information to extract key issues and implications and develop appropriate strategies Familiarity with relationships between upstream and/or midstream natural gas operational function and environmental performance 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 Canal Park Drive, Duluth, MN, USA
Feb 09, 2018
Full time
Summary Barr Engineering Co. is seeking an environmental permitting 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 will work on a variety of environmental consulting projects to support industrial. Work tasks may include conducting environmental reviews; communicating with regulatory agencies and client contacts; developing and reviewing environmental permit applications; leading a team of people in environmental review and permitting; coordinating field inspections and supporting field staff; and reviewing field reports to verify environmental compliance. The specialist will work with other Barr staff, as well as with regulatory staff, clients and subcontractors. NOTE:   Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. 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 physical, natural or environmental science; or chemical or environmental engineering 2+ years of professional experience with federal/state environmental regulatory programs, or related experience Superior task management skills, including scheduling, prioritizing, and following-up Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members, regulators, and clients Strong technical and problem solving skills with attention to detail and the ability to multi-task Strong computer skills, including word processing and use of spreadsheets 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 Master’s degree in physical, natural or environmental science; or chemical or environmental engineering 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 storm water plans, and site restoration plans Proficiency with GIS tools 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 Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Feb 09, 2018
Summary Join the team in our new Salt Lake City office, where you will have an opportunity to lead and work on large, complex, and challenging projects for a leading environmental consulting firm with an expanding presence in the U.S. and Canada. We are proud to have been named a 2016 Great Place to Work based on the results of a national employee survey. The selected candidate will have a role in day-to-day client service and business development and will help develop our presence and establish our assessment and remediation capabilities in the intermountain west markets. Typical business-development activities will include building and maintaining client relationships, tracking marketing leads and project opportunities, developing proposals and presentations, networking, and sharing Barr’s capabilities with existing and potential clients. Project work may include managing multidiscipline teams; preparing technical work plans, cost estimates; coordinating ASTM Phase I environmental site assessments; investigating contaminated soil, sediment, groundwater, and vapor intrusion; conducting remediation technology evaluations and feasibility studies; developing site management strategies and response action plans; coordinating site remediation activities; and evaluating the hydrogeologic impacts of mining and energy development. Additionally, the selected candidate will lead client and regulatory negotiations and mentor junior staff. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in geology or civil, environmental, geological, or chemical engineering Ten or more years of relevant work experience Demonstrated client-relationship and business development skills Demonstrated effectiveness in building working relationships and leading multidiscipline teams Thorough knowledge and experience working with state and federal environmental, waste and water regulations Demonstrated project management and organization skills A flexible working style and willingness to modify personal schedule as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs Willingness to travel for business development purposes Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship Acceptable driving record Preferred Qualifications Advanced degree in geology or civil, environmental, geological, or chemical engineering Fifteen or more years of relevant work experience Registration as a professional engineer or geologist in Utah or the ability to obtain it within a year Established network with area clients and the ability to develop or foster ongoing relationships and maintain a high level of client service 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 Canal Park Drive, Duluth, MN, USA
Feb 09, 2018
Full time
Summary Barr Engineering Co. is seeking a senior environmental permitting 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 will work on a variety of environmental consulting projects to support an industrial, fast-paced client base. Work tasks may include leading teams in 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. The specialist will work with other Barr staff, as well as with regulatory staff, clients and subcontractors. Other activities may include mentoring junior staff and overseeing internal teams; communicating with clients; participating in meetings and negotiations with clients and regulatory agency personnel; analyzing financial performance on projects; and completing project deliverables. NOTE:   Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. 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 physical, natural or environmental science; or chemical or environmental engineering 8+ years of professional experience with federal/state environmental regulatory programs, or related experience Superior task management skills, including scheduling, prioritizing, and following-up Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members, regulators, and clients Strong technical and problem solving skills with attention to detail and the ability to multi-task Strong computer skills, including word processing and use of spreadsheets 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 Master’s degree in physical, natural or environmental science; or chemical or environmental engineering 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 storm water plans, and site restoration plans Proficiency with GIS tools 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 Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Feb 09, 2018
Summary The person selected for this position will work with a leading engineering and environmental consulting firm. Barr was named a 2016 Great Place to Work based on the results of a national comprehensive employee survey. This is a full-time position involving work with Barr's clients to coordinate environmental issues and specifically to oversee air-program compliance associated with the development, construction, and operation of industries throughout the United States. The successful candidate will lead project teams developing air quality permitting and environmental compliance strategies and associated information and documents; review operational functions and activities to verify that appropriate actions are developed and undertaken to achieve and maintain compliance; interface frequently with industry representatives, technical and information resource experts, and resource managers. NOTE:   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. 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 civil, environmental, chemical, or mechanical engineering or closely-related scientific discipline At least 10 years of professional experience working with federal air regulations such as federal PSD/NSR and Title V, state air construction permitting, New Source Performance Standards, and National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and or client needs Demonstrated effectiveness in building working relationships and working with multi-disciplinary teams Demonstrated project organization and management skills Self-initiative and motivation with an emphasis on client service and cultivating a career in environmental consulting Demonstrated ability to fulfill commitments on schedule and to do what it takes to meet clients' service expectations and requirements Strong technical and problem-solving skills, including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness, as well as a commitment to producing high-quality deliverables Ability to travel to client locations and other Barr offices Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship Acceptable driving record Preferred Qualifications At least 15 years of professional experience working with federal air regulations such as federal PSD/NSR and Title V, state air construction permitting, New Source Performance Standards, and National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants Experience conducting best available control technology (BACT) or similar evaluations Engineering or scientific knowledge and experience in the power, refining, pipeline, ethanol, and/or mining industries Demonstrated organization and management skills Aptitude for developing client relationships and business Ability to identify problem symptoms and causes, and develop and evaluate alternative solutions Knowledge of and familiarity with regulatory agency staff Experience with petroleum refining operations and knowledge of the interrelationship between operational functions and environmental performance Ability to process complex or rapidly developing information to extract key issues and implications and develop appropriate strategies 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