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Burns & McDonnell Senior Environmental Air Specialist in Chicago, Illinois

Description

Burns & McDonnell’s regional operation in Chicago (downtown Chicago & Downers Grove, IL) is looking for a Senior Environmental Air Specialist to lead air permitting and compliance services to the power, industrial, commercial, transportation and manufacturing industries. Burns & McDonnell is a 100% employee-owned firm ranked on FORTUNE’s List of 100 Best Companies to Work For and voted as a Best Place to Work in numerous cities across the United States.

This position offers challenging work with significant project variety at a successful, industry-leading company and, for those who stuck in their air regulation career, 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:

  • Lead preparation of air permit application packages.

  • Provide technical consulting expertise and lead junior staff on air quality impact analyses.

  • Lead staff in environmental compliance audits FOR or TO.

  • Develop air dispersion modeling using Environmental Protection Agency approved modeling programs such as AERMOD.

  • Oversee environmental site assessments and inspections to ensure compliance with local, state and federal air quality requirements.

  • Verify accuracy of emission calculations and estimates for routine emissions as well as maintenance, startup and shutdown emissions.

  • Lead preparation of technical reports and technical specifications FOR.

  • Oversee field assessments FOR.

  • 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.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, Engineering or a related degree from an accredited program. Minimum 8 years applicable experience showing 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.

  • Superior technical writing abilities.

  • Expert knowledge of federal, state, and local air regulations with emphasis on the Clean Air Act, National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants, Title V Permitting, Title VI Ozone Depleting Substances.

  • Expert experience in air quality dispersion models such as AERMOD, AERSCREEN, CALPUFF, VISCREEN, PLUVUE and SLAB.

  • 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).

EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Job Environmental

Primary Location US-IL-Chicago

Other Locations US-IL-Downers Grove

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 5,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.

We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 190566

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