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
Dec 16, 2018
Internship- Paid
Summary Barr Engineering is seeking an environmental intern to join its Duluth office for the summer of 2019. 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, vapor, sediment, and groundwater; environmental site assessments; 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. Minimum Qualifications Environmental, chemical, geological, or civil engineering or geology major, or other related engineering major Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0 Third or fourth year student, with a minimum of one full-time semester of undergraduate or graduate course work remaining after the internship Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members, and clients Strong technical and problem solving skills Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Excel Attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs Willingness to travel and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs (up to 50-70% travel and field work expected; project needs will vary) Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship Acceptable driving record 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. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Barr Engineering Bismarck, ND
Dec 16, 2018
Full time
Summary The person selected for this position will work on a variety of environmental consulting projects to support an industrial fast paced client base. The position requires strong problem-solving ability and communication skills to develop solutions to meet client objectives for air and water program regulatory requirements. Projects may include compliance assistance, on-site staff assistance, site evaluations and investigations, regulatory and technical analysis, solution development, report writing, and regulatory negotiations. In fulfilling these duties, the position will interface with internal project teams, industry representatives, and regulatory staff. Key job activities may include: mass balance calculations; emission inventories; evaluation and troubleshooting of new or existing systems; providing regulatory assistance including preparing draft NPDES permit applications, air quality permit applications, and related documents; development of compliance monitoring plans; development of waste management, spill prevention and risk management plans; and technical and economic feasibility studies for pollution control equipment and processes. The work may require out-of-town assignments in the field, client facility or in another Barr office. Minimum Qualifications BS degree in environmental engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, chemistry, or a related scientific degree. 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. including the ability to influence outcomes. 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 20-30% of the time or more depending on client needs. Acceptable driving record. Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship. Preferred Qualifications One or more internships in heavy industries or consulting. Post-college professional experience. High level of proficiency working in Excel spreadsheets and data systems, Plant Information (Pi), ASPEN. Experience working with regulations and environmental permitting. Project or task management skills. Strong leadership skills and experience. Aptitude for developing client relationships and business. FE certification and interest in pursuing a PE. NOTE:   Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, high temperature and pressure process equipment, and other conditions typical of large 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. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Barr Engineering Duluth, MN, USA
Dec 16, 2018
Full time
Summary The person selected for this position will work on a variety of environmental consulting projects to support an industrial fast paced client base. The position requires strong problem-solving ability and communication skills to develop solutions to meet client objectives for air and water program regulatory requirements. Projects may include compliance assistance, on-site staff assistance, site evaluations and investigations, regulatory and technical analysis, solution development, report writing, and regulatory negotiations. In fulfilling these duties, the position will interface with internal project teams, industry representatives, and regulatory staff. Key job activities may include: mass balance calculations; emission inventories; evaluation and troubleshooting of new or existing systems; providing regulatory assistance including preparing draft NPDES permit applications, air quality permit applications, and related documents; development of compliance monitoring plans; development of waste management, spill prevention and risk management plans; and technical and economic feasibility studies for pollution control equipment and processes. The work may require out-of-town assignments in the field, client facility or in another Barr office. Minimum Qualifications BS degree in environmental engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, chemistry, or a related scientific degree. 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. including the ability to influence outcomes. 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 20-30% of the time or more depending on client needs. Acceptable driving record. Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship. Preferred Qualifications One or more internships in heavy industries or consulting. Post-college professional experience. High level of proficiency working in Excel spreadsheets and data systems, Plant Information (Pi), ASPEN. Experience working with regulations and environmental permitting. Project or task management skills. Strong leadership skills and experience. Aptitude for developing client relationships and business. FE certification and interest in pursuing a PE. NOTE:   Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, high temperature and pressure process equipment, and other conditions typical of large 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. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Barr Engineering Minneapolis, MN, USA
Dec 16, 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. 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 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. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com