Managing Air Quality Consultant

  • Trinity Consultants
  • Lake Charles, LA, USA
  • Jun 09, 2018
Full time Air Quality Environmental Science - Engineering

Job Description

SUMMARY

This position requires:

  • In-depth experience with air quality permitting and compliance projects.
  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced and dynamic work place.
  • Ability to lead project teams, technical staff, and various business initiatives.
  • Willingness to mentor staff and maintain and develop client relationships.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  

This position offers the following key opportunities:

  • Professional advancement and recognition based on performance.
  • Develop and apply strategies relative to personal professional goals and Trinity's business drivers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Incumbent must have knowledge and experience in:  air quality regulations as they relate to industrial clients, preparing permit applications, standard exemptions and emission fee calculations for submittal to regulatory agencies, preparing emissions inventories and recommending control technology equipment and processes to clients to ensure compliance with applicable regulations, conducting compliance audits, evaluating clients' potential for risk, and conducting air dispersion modeling analysis.
  2. Ensure proper resources are allocated to ensure sufficient project coverage, and to ensure timely, quality consulting services.
  3. Ensure that resources have the training to perform job duties
  4. Perform QA/QC on all major work products accomplished by assigned project team members in accordance with ISO 9001 procedures, and perform job functions in accordance with ISO 9001.
  5. Perform invoicing and budget reviews for projects, and monitor project budgets to ensure proper/accurate invoicing.
  6. Support collection of all monies owed the firm related to unpaid invoices.
  7. Conduct performance reviews in accordance with company policy and establish/monitor goals for direct reports.
  8. Provide project leadership through clear direction planning, communicating priorities, and technical support.
  9. Support business development of the firm by maintaining relationships with existing clients seeking to establish business relationships with new clients.
  10. Prepare proposals for project work.
  11. Interface with internal and external clients through both written and oral communication.

(The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.)

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Manages 1-4 subordinate supervisors.  Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of this unit.  Also may directly supervise 1-4 non-supervisory employees.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

QUALIFICATIONS 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree (B. S.) in Chemical, Mechanical, Environmental/Civil Engineering, and/or related Atmospheric/Environmental Science from four-year college or university; and at least four years related experience.

Must have computer literacy, including basic programming, word processing, spreadsheet skills, and knowledge of Microsoft Office software package.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.  Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations.  Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, risk of radiation, and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Visits to client sites, conducting inspections, audits, and due diligence at facilities, and overseeing site activities such as testing or construction are also affected by environmental conditions.

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Sector

Consulting