Environmental Permitting and Compliance Engineer or Scientist - Entry Level
Barr Engineering
Hibbing, MN

About $51,000 - $69,000 a year

The person selected for this position will work on a variety of environmental consulting projects to support an industrial fast paced client base. The position requires strong problem-solving ability and communication skills to develop solutions to meet client objectives for air and water program regulatory requirements. Projects may include compliance assistance, on-site staff assistance, site evaluations and investigations, regulatory and technical analysis, solution development, report writing, and regulatory negotiations. In fulfilling these duties, the position will interface with internal project teams, industry representatives, and regulatory staff. Key job activities may include: mass balance calculations; emission inventories; evaluation and troubleshooting of new or existing systems; providing regulatory assistance including preparing draft NPDES permit applications, air quality permit applications, and related documents; development of compliance monitoring plans; development of waste management, spill prevention and risk management plans; and technical and economic feasibility studies for pollution control equipment and processes. The work may require out-of-town assignments in the field, client facility or in another Barr office.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in environmental engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, chemistry, or a related scientific degree
Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
Strong technical and problem solving skills including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
Strong computer skills, including MS Excel, Word, and Outlook
Effectiveness in building working relationships and working in multi-disciplined project teams. including the ability to influence outcomes
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 growing a career in environmental consulting
Willingness to travel for field work or work at client sites 20-30% of the time or more depending on client needs
Acceptable driving record
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications

One or more internships in heavy industries or consulting
Post-college professional experience
High level of proficiency working in Excel spreadsheets and data systems, Plant Information (Pi), ASPEN
Experience working with regulations and environmental permitting
Project or task management skills
Strong leadership skills and experience
Aptitude for developing client relationships and business
FE certification and interest in pursuing a PE

NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, high temperature and pressure process equipment, and other conditions typical of large industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

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Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status.