Environmental Permit Specialist VI

  • Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
  • Austin, TX 78753
  • Sep 14, 2018
Full time Air Quality Environmental Science - Engineering

Job Description

Job Description:

Reviews air permit applications for proposed new and modified construction of facilities that may emit air pollutants. Provides technical consultation related to the planning, development, implementation, and communication of air permitting policy, regulations, processes, and guidelines. Reviews extremely advanced and/or high profile air permit applications (i.e., projects), ensuring high quality work and completing the required quantity of projects within established timeframes. Conducts a comprehensive technical review for projects to include defining all sources of contaminants, applying appropriate federal and state requirements, reviewing emission calculations, drafting permit documents, and completing technical review summaries. Prepares public notice authorizations and completes associated tasks. Provides quality customer service to applicants, agency staff, other state/federal agencies, elected officials, stakeholders, and the public concerning the applicability of federal and state requirements for the permitting process and the technical completeness of projects. Leads and attends technical training activities concerning major and minor permit reviews. Participates in division, section, and team meetings. Provides technical support for the section and agency on the application of policies and procedures related to the air permitting program. Coordinates and manages special projects as assigned.

Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) Codes:

12A, 12X, 51S, 72D, EA, 50, 59, ENG10, 8831, 8834, 3E5X1, and 8E000

Minimum Qualifications:

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in engineering, physical science, environmental science, or a related field (COPY OF OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED WITH APPLICATION), plus six years of full time experience in performing engineering, technical, or related work in environmental permitting or control activities. Passing the Fundamentals of Engineering examination may be substituted for six months of the required experience. OR A master's degree in the specified fields from an accredited college or university (COPY OF OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED WITH APPLICATION) may substitute for one year of the required experience. OR A doctoral degree in the specified fields from an accredited college or university (COPY OF OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED WITH APPLICATION) may substitute for two years of the required experience. OR One year of full-time experience at TCEQ as an Environmental Permit Specialist V.

Preferred Requirements:

Experience performing technical reviews for state and federal permit applications, including standard permits, permit-by-rule, case-by-case new source review, and/or Title V federal operating permits. Masters or Doctoral Degree in engineering, environmental science, geology, chemistry, or biology from an accredited college or university. Licensed as a Professional Engineer. Experience communicating technical and non-technical information in a public forum. Experience in state and/or federal air regulations.

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Government- State/Provincial


$4602 - $6915 monthly