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Mid-Level Air Quality Engineer/Specialist

  1. Environment & geoscience
  2. Austin
R-114837

Why join us?

It’s an exciting time at AtkinsRéalis! We are rapidly growing in the US. Our company purpose is to build a better world for our planet and its people. We recognize the importance of making sure that our clients and employees, feel this purpose every day. AtkinsRéalis is proud of our company culture that promotes, diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our company ethos include collaboration through the connection of people, data, and technology. We are a global firm, who leverages having employees located throughout the world, creating valuable partnerships, and doing our part to make this planet and its people, thrive.  We need energetic, passionate, and eager professionals like you to join our team. There has never been a better time to be a part of AtkinsRéalis!

AtkinsRéalis seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Austin, TX, Air Quality Group as Mid-Level Air Quality Engineer/Specialist. Under supervision, the Mid-Level Air Quality Engineer/Specialist assists with air quality projects and works with teams on complex environmental projects. Using fundamental technical skills, analytical abilities, and up-to-date regulatory knowledge, assist with the preparation of complete customer oriented, air quality permitting, modeling, and compliance solutions, to assist clients in areas of permitting and regulatory compliance. The successful candidate is self-motivated, flexible, detail-oriented, shows enthusiasm and initiative, remains current regarding the latest developments in air quality regulations and air pollution control technologies, and can multi-task to assist with a variety of air quality permitting and compliance projects primarily for industrial clients.

About Us:

AtkinsRéalis is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering, and project management consultancies. AtkinsRéalis has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Assists with the determination of federal and state air quality regulatory applicability and the development of strategies and systems for compliance. Understands existing regulations and continually reviews new and proposed regulations as they relate to industrial clients.

  • Assists with preparation and assembly of air quality New Source Review permit applications, Prevention of Significant Deterioration/Non-Attainment permit applications, Title V operating permits, compliance reports, registrations, and other plans for approval.

  • Calculates air contaminant emissions for stationary and mobile sources and prepares air emissions inventories including Greenhouse Gases emission reporting.

  • Calculates embodied carbon for climate change and resilience evaluations.

  • Evaluates air emissions control technologies (BACT and LAER), determines required control technologies, and documents process information to ensure client operations, and work practices are in accordance with all applicable regulations. Remains current regarding the latest developments in air pollution control technologies.

  • Performs air dispersion modeling and assists with preparation of modeling analyses and reports in accordance with project requirements and/or published guidelines.

  • Performs mobile source air emissions calculations including MSAT emissions and hot-spot analyses.

  • Communicates results of analyses internally and externally in proficient verbal and written form.

  • Works collaboratively with engineering firms, equipment vendors, other 3rd parties (e.g., laboratories, stack testing companies) in support of clients’ air quality needs.

  • Assists with the development of various plans and documents in support of clients’ regulatory requirements.

  • Performs within budget and schedule expectations.

  • Assists with preparation of proposals for environmental support.

  • Assists with business development by assisting in developing internal marketing materials, and representing Atkins at professional trade associations, conferences, tradeshows, and webinars.

  • May perform such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.

What will you contribute?

  • B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or related field and a minimum of 4 years of related experience since Bachelor’s degree.

  • Experience in PSD or Nonattainment review permitting and modeling for industrial facilities is highly desirable is highly desirable.

  • Working knowledge of Clean Air Act issues including MACT/BACT/LAER, Greenhouse Gas, Prevention of Significant Deterioration, and New Source Review requirements.

  • Working knowledge of embodied carbon evaluations.

  • Knowledge and understanding of State and Federal air quality regulations; at a minimum, must demonstrate knowledge and understanding of Texas air regulations.

  • Current and relevant work experience with a focus on stationary source permitting support, estimating air emissions, Title V permitting and deviation reporting, development of source category specific emission factors, air dispersion modeling, mobile source emissions and MSAT analyses, greenhouse gas emissions evaluation and reporting for various industrial facilities.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills including technical report writing, oral presentations, and direct verbal communication.

  • Ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects simultaneously

  • Proficiency and intimate knowledge of MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook applications.

  • Proficiency with AERMOD, MOVES, and other air quality models and database software is a plus.

  • Engineering in Training (EIT) certification in Texas is desired, or ability to obtain EIT within one year of assuming this position.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to walk through, under, over or around equipment and piping and climb ladders or steps in an industrial facility or in the field, as required for site inspections and walk-throughs.

  • Availability to travel up to 25% of the time.

  • Have a valid Texas driver’s license or ability to obtain one within 6 months of assuming this position.

  • Ability to process paper/electronic documents and utilize computer equipment; ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing; ability to travel to visit project sites as necessary.

  • Ability to plan, prioritize and review project plans and documents, evaluate alternatives, and devise appropriate solutions.

What we offer at AtkinsRéalis:

At AtkinsRéalis, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:

  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes.

  • Competitive salary

  • Group Insurance

  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a highly regarded tuition reimbursement program

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!

AtkinsRéalis is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Veteran/Disability.

Please review AtkinsRéalis Equal Opportunity Statement here:

https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/equal-opportunities-statement

AtkinsRéalis cares about your privacy and are committed to protecting your privacy.  Please consult our Privacy Notice on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data.

By submitting your personal information to AtkinsRéalis, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Notice. 

Upon acceptance of an offer, all candidates must go through a drug screen test and background check. AtkinsRéalis is a federal contractor which mandates a satisfactory background screening report and drug test that supersedes state laws.

Note to staffing and direct hire agencies:

In the event a recruiter or agency who is not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, AtkinsRéalis family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.  https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/recruitment-agencies

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