Lead Air Sciences Specialist

at Black & Veatch
Location Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Date Posted September 20, 2022
Category Mining / Oil / Gas
Job Type Permanent


Lead Air Sciences Specialist Date: Sep 13, 2022 Location: US Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life's critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help yougive us your best, and together we can build a world of difference. Company : Black & Veatch Corporation Req Id : 85979 Opportunity Type : Staff Relocation eligible : No Full time/Part time : Full-Time Project Only Hire : Yes Visa Sponsorship Available: No Job Summary The Lead Air Sciences Specialist position is an experienced-level role with our Environmental team for a qualified professional with a desire to support environmental and air quality initiatives and compliance for industrial clients, while working for a global infrastructure consulting and engineering company. Our multidisciplinary Environmental team includes ecologists, engineers, scientists, project managers, and attorneys working together to identify optimum environmental solutions for our clients. We have provided environmental consulting services in support of projects for over 40 years including a diverse and growing mix of facilities such as power generation and transmission, oil & gas pipelines and ocean terminals, water and wastewater treatment facilities, and all forms of renewable and distributed energy including solar, wind, wave, geothermal, hydroelectric, and battery storage. As a full-service environmental consulting practice, services include impact assessment and planning, permitting and regulatory compliance, wetland and floodplain analysis, waterbody and water quality assessment, air quality permitting and management, environmental noise assessment, pollution prevention planning, National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA) documentation, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) documentation, International Financing Act documentation, and sustainability consulting services. The Lead Air Sciences Specialist position provides an exciting opportunity to join B&V's Environmental team. Key Responsibilities Our Air Sciences Specialists operate both independently and as part of a team in providing critical support to our clients in environmental compliance planning, environmental permitting, and environmental review services. They perform in both a technical role executing projects as well as a client-focused role fostering relationships with clients and promoting environmental services offerings. The Air Sciences Specialist will complete tasks associated with air permitting compliance and overall environmental compliance, with a large focus on industrial facilities. Prior experience with environmental compliance reporting and environmental data management for large, complex facilities will be necessary to assist industrial clients with transforming and automating environmental compliance requirements by way of enhanced data acquisition systems. The Air Sciences Specialist will have prior experience performing regulatory reviews of federal and state performance standards for industrial processes and be comfortable working with facility personnel to improve processes related to compliance obligations. Prior experience with programs including but not limited to greenhouse gas reporting, annual emission inventories, CERLCA, and TRI reporting preferred. Preferred Qualifications + Bachelor's degree in atmospheric science, meteorology, environmental engineering or sciences strongly preferred. May also consider other degrees, specialized training, or experience that uniquely qualifies the individual to perform the job responsibilities. + Proven success providing strategic environmental consulting for industrial clients, power generation clients, oil & gas clients, water and wastewater treatment clients, and/or municipalities. + 5+ years of solutions-oriented environmental consulting and/or compliance management. Graduate work may count as related work experience if directly applicable to job function. + Prior experience with GHG reporting, emission inventories, CERCLA, TRI reporting. + Must be able to research and interpret federal, state and local regulations. + Experience managing air permitting compliance within an industrial facility (with prior experience with pulp and paper mills advantageous). + Experience with implementation and/or use of data acquisition systems and managing high volumes of data. + Positive, team-first, 'get the job done' attitude. + Highly-developed critical thinking skills with proven problem-solving capabilities. + Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to balance multiple projects while working under tight deadlines. + Strong technical writing abilities. Minimum Qualifications All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations. Work Environment/Physical Demands Typical office environment, typical construction environment, extreme weather conditions, high noise level, safety hazards (electric currents, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to chemicals), atmospheric conditions (fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, poor ventilation). Sitting, walking, talking, hearing, reading, writing, keyboarding, driving, filing, reaching, stooping, crouching, bending, standing for extended periods of time, lifting or carrying up to 40 pounds. Competencies Collaborates Communicates effectively Courage Directs work Instills trust Interpersonal savvy Organizational savvy Customer focus Decision quality Salary Plan ENS: Eng & Technical Specialties Job Grade 130 Black & Veatch endeavors to makeaccessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process because of a disability, please contact the Employee Relations Department at +1- or via our. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only; you may not use this contact information to inquire about the status of applications. General inquiries about the status of applications will not be returned. Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy. Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program. To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time. A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program. We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership. By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients. Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law. For our EEO Policy Statement, please click. If you'd like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please clickand. Notice to External Search Firms : Black & Veatch does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be obligated to pay a placement fee for unsolicited resumes. Black & Veatch Talent Acquisition engages with search firms directly for hiring needs. Job Segment: Air Quality, Wastewater, Water Treatment, Environmental Engineering, Engineer, Engineering

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