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Power Engineers Environmental Air Staff Engineer/Scientist in Austin S, Texas

Environmental Air Staff Engineer/Scientist

Location:Austin S


Department:Air Quality & Related Env PM Group


Environmental Air Staff Engineer/Scientist

POWER Engineers, Inc. is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Air Quality Staff Engineer/Scientist to join a team of environmental consulting professionals in our Austin South office. This position is part of a team that assists our clients in establishing and maintaining compliance with state and federal air quality regulations.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Performing air quality and environmental compliance tasks, including preparation of emissions inventories

  • Preparing applications for initial pre-construction air quality permits and for air quality permit renewals, amendments, and alterations for submission to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and other federal and state agencies

  • Obtaining, updating, and maintaining plans, permits, and/or standard operating procedures

  • Defining data requirements, gathering and validating information for emission calculations

  • Preparing charts or graphs from data samples, providing summary information on the environmental relevance of the data

  • Contributing to ambient air quality impacts analyses utilizing dispersion models (such as AERMOD, SCREEN3 and AERSCREEN) for the purpose of supporting New Source Review permitting projects

  • Utilizing software for emissions estimation, regulatory compliance management and/or assessment of air quality impacts

  • Communicating scientific and technical information through oral briefings, written documents, workshops, and conferences

  • Performing technical work and growing into various aspects of project management, including managing small tasks and projects; preparing small proposals; performing increasingly complex project tasks in support of large projects; and liaising with clients and other POWER staff

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical or Environmental Engineering or related science field

  • A minimum of two (2) years’ relevant air quality permitting and compliance experience

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

  • Proficiency in the use of standard software including Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point

  • Availability to travel up to 20% of the time

  • Valid Texas driver's license

Desired Education/Experience

  • Masters degree in Chemical or Environmental Engineering or related science field

  • EIT certification

  • Prior environmental consulting experience

  • Familiarity with calculations, compliance and regulatory compliance management software for assessment of air quality emissions and impacts

At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good Work. Have Fun. Make Money.

You’ll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on society and the environment. And you’ll find the support, coaching and training it takes to advance your career.

Since we’re employee-owned, we get to make POWER a great place to work. That includes providing competitive compensation, professional development and a full benefit package:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • Maternity Leave

  • Parental Leave

  • Paid Holidays

  • Vacation/Paid Sick Leave

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • 401K

POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!

Salary Range: DOE