at Burns & McDonnell in Downers Grove, Illinois, United States
Burns & McDonnell’s regional operation in Chicago (though the right candidate could sit in other offices in the U.S.) is looking for a Senior Environmental Air Specialist to lead air permitting and compliance services to the industrial, power, commercial, transportation and manufacturing industries. Burns & McDonnell is a 100% employee-owned firm ranked numerous times on FORTUNE’s List of 100 Best Companies to Work For and voted as a Best Place to Work in cities across the United States.
This position offers challenging work with significant project variety at a successful, industry-leading company and an opportunity for advancement in a dynamic, growing Air & Noise practice.
The Senior Environmental Air Specialist will work within our Environmental Services Global Practice and perform the following duties:
+ Provide technical consulting expertise and lead Air & Noise staff on air quality impact analyses and client needs.
+ Assist in managing the overall Air & Noise team, in addition to further developing client relationships and associated projects.
+ Lead preparation of air permit application packages.
+ Verify accuracy of emission calculations and estimates for routine emissions, as well as maintenance, startup and shutdown emissions.
+ Assist with review of air dispersion modeling using Environmental Protection Agency-approved modeling programs, such as AERMOD, with our air modeling practitioners.
+ Assist with preparation and oversee multi-media reporting and plans (i.e., Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC), Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP), Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA), environmental site assessments and inspections to ensure compliance with local, state and federal air quality requirements.
+ Prepare and present site investigation proposals including scope of work, estimated cost and schedule.
+ Develop cost proposals and qualification statements to achieve stated targets and standards for financial performance.
+ Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to less-experienced staff.
+ Build effective relationships with existing clients, customers and contractors and develop new business opportunities.
+ Prepare and present client and professional meeting presentations.
+ Manage sales and marketing efforts and identify key pursuits.
+ Responsible for QA/QC process adherence.
+ Ensure compliance with company and sit safety policies.
+ All other duties as assigned.
+ Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science or related Science degree from an accredited program plus 8 years of applicable experience or related Engineering degree from an accredited program plus 7 years of applicable experience.
+ Proficiency in air pollution permitting and compliance and/or multimedia environmental compliance audits, and environmental management systems.
+ Completion of a master’s degree in a related field may be substituted for one year of experience.
+ Consulting experience preferred.
+ Ability to leverage existing client relationships toward future business opportunities preferred.
+ Superior technical writing abilities.
+ Expert knowledge of federal, state, and local air regulations with emphasis on the Clean Air Act, New Source Review/Preventions of Significant Deterioration, National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants, New Source Performance Standards, Title V Permitting, Title VI Ozone Depleting Substances and similar regulations.
+ Ability to establish effective working relationships with contractors, co-workers, and other professionals.
+ Expert analytical and problem-solving skills.
+ Excellent project management skills.
+ Expert oral and written communication skills, technical writing skills and the ability to clearly and effectively present complex information to all levels of employees, management, and clients.
+ Expert in the use of computer software (i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Primary Location US-IL-Chicago
Other Locations US-IL-Downers Grove
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Req ID: 233119 Job Hire Type Experienced
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