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Senior Air Quality Engineer

  1. Environment & geoscience
  2. Miami, Tallahassee, Tampa, Austin, Dallas, Houston
R-114836

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 Senior-Level Air Quality Engineer/Specialist. The Senior-Level Air Quality Engineer/Specialist leads air quality projects and works with teams on complex environmental projects. Using fundamental technical skills, analytical abilities, and up-to-date regulatory knowledge, the candidate provides complete customer-oriented, air quality permitting, modeling, and compliance solutions, to assist clients in areas of permitting and regulatory compliance. The successful candidate remains current regarding the latest developments in air quality regulations and air pollution control technologies, can lead a team of junior staff, and manage 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?

  • Plans, schedules, conducts, or coordinates detailed phases of air quality permitting and/or air quality analyses in a part of a major or interdisciplinary project or in a total project of moderate scope.

  • Oversees and prepares complex permit applications, reports and notifications, technical guidance and procedures, and compliance schedules, tailored to client needs and agency expectations.

  • 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.

  • Prepares or assists with the preparation of complex air quality permit applications and reports for approval by supervisor, the Client, and/or regulatory permitting agencies including complex air quality New Source Review permit applications, Prevention of Significant Deterioration/Non-Attainment permit applications, Title V operating permits, compliance reports, registrations, and other air quality studies.

  • Prepares or oversees the calculation of complex air contaminant emissions for stationary and mobile sources and prepares air emissions inventories including Greenhouse Gases emission reporting.

  • Prepares or oversees the calculation of 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 complex air dispersion modeling and assists with preparation of modeling analyses and reports in accordance with project requirements and/or published guidelines.

  • Performs or oversees the calculation of mobile source air emissions including MSAT emissions and hot-spot analyses.

  • Performs, assists, or oversees personnel involved in air quality evaluations or with environmental compliance audits.

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

  • Prepares cost and man-hour estimates, job budgets and schedules and provide guidance to staff in a manner that allows for efficient progress and timely completion of consulting projects within the established budget and schedule expectations.

  • Assists with preparation of proposals for existing and prospective clients for air quality and other environmental support.

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

  • Assist new project engineers with projects and participates in internal training.

  • Assists in the management of projects.

  • Monitors, verifies, and ensures the technical accuracy and quality of project work.

  • 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 Bachelor’s degree and at least 10 years of experience.

  • Experience in complex PSD or Nonattainment review permitting and modeling for industrial facilities 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.

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

  • Proficiency in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook applications

  • Proficiency with AERMOD, MOVES, and/or other air quality models and database software.

  • PE in Texas is desired, or ability to obtain PE 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.

  • Job also requires ability to plan, prioritize and review project plans and documents, evaluate alternatives, and devise appropriate solutions.

What we offer at AtkinsRéalis:

AtkinsRéalis realizes that health, mental and financial wellbeing, are all equally needed to achieve balance in life. We are pleased to offer a robust rewards package that help our employees have peace of mind in and outside of work. 

Our benefit offerings address all of the areas that are part of living a healthy life.  We recognize that what is important to people, continues to change. Some of our other benefits to ensure our employees feel supported, include continuing to offer health and dental coverage and a full list below. Our culture is one of providing support and training for our employees to thrive. We offer learning and development programs, training, career pathing opportunities, and a tuition reimbursement plan. At AtkinsRéalis, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Group Insurance
  • PTO plus two Floating Holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave (including maternity and paternity)
  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • An inclusive culture of Employee Resources Groups centered around women, African-Americans, Hispanics, LGBTQ+, Neurodiversity and Emerging Professionals
  • A Foundation that is employee-funded with a 2-to-1 match from the company providing STEAM education for minorities from K-12 to college

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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