The person in this engineer/scientist role will work on projects involving water quality analysis, NPDES permitting, and hydrologic and water quality modeling. The work may also involve developing permit applications, preparing environmental reviews and restoration plans, negotiating with regulatory agencies, and analyzing/resolving ecological and regulatory constraints for projects. The engineer/scientist will work in teams with other Barr scientists and engineers, as well as with regulatory agencies. Business development (meeting with clients and prospective clients, responding to RFPs, preparing proposals, etc.) will be a part of the responsibilities. Field assignments (site visits for data collection, water quality sampling, etc.) may be required; the work may, at times, involve short-term, out-of-town assignments.
NOTE: Candidate must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and in facilities with limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required. Safety training will be provided.
B.S. in civil or environmental engineering, or related program
Five years of experience and (for engineering candidates) P.E. license or ability to obtain P.E. within six months
Background in water chemistry and water quality analysis
Experience with GIS tools and water quality models
Superior writing and communication skills
Experience with business development activities
Knowledge of state and federal NPDES regulations and permitting processes
Ability to work cooperatively with local, state, and federal regulators
Commitment to meeting client and project needs
Advanced degree and/or specialized experience in water quality modeling and analysis
Proficiency with GIS tools and water quality models
Experience in the petroleum refining, pipeline, ethanol, mining, and/or power industries
Detailed understanding of state and federal regulatory programs, especially those concerned with water quality
NPDES permitting experience; TMDL development experience
Experience working with the regulatory community
Demonstrated success with business development activities
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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