Air Quality Engineer or Scientist - Mid Level

  • Barr Engineering
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Jun 18, 2019
Full time Air Quality Environmental Science - Engineering

Job Description

The person selected for this position will work as part of project teams assisting clients with air-quality permitting, environmental regulatory compliance, and related technical assignments. Work may include determining rule applicability, 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 general environmental support for clients including 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.

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 programs 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
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications

  • Five years of experience working with federal air regulations such as PSD/NSR and CAA Title V, as well as state air construction permit
  • 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 new business
  • Ability to identify problem symptoms and causes, and develop and evaluate alternative solutions

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