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Environmental Engineer/Scientist - Mid Level - Air Permitting and Compliance Focus (Hybrid/Remote)

Barr Engineering
Minneapolis, MN, United States of America
Closing date
Jun 26, 2024
Job Description:


The person in this position will undertake diverse and challenging work focused on providing air permitting and compliance support primarily to fast-paced industrial clients. Project work may include determining regulatory applicability, preparing compliance plans and reports, developing air permitting applications, and performing technical and economic feasibility studies for pollution-control equipment. Other work duties may involve the development of proposals, scopes of work, and budgets; participation in meetings and negotiations with clients and regulatory agency personnel; internal team coordination and staff mentoring; quality control review of draft deliverables; and overall project management.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in chemical, mechanical, or environmental engineering or a related scientific degree
  • 5 or more years of professional experience with state and federal air programs
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with clients, project team members, and regulators
  • Demonstrated ability to fulfill commitments on schedule and within budget and to provide professional services that exceed client expectations and requirements
  • Strong technical and problem-solving skills, including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness, as well as a commitment to producing high-quality deliverables
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in building working relationships and leading and working with multidisciplinary teams
  • Intrinsic motivation with an emphasis on client service and cultivating a career in environmental consulting
  • Willingness to travel and periodically and adjust the schedule to meet project needs
  • Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship from Barr, now or in the future

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 8 years of experience working with federal air regulations such as PSD/NSR and CAA Title V
  • Experience with developing air permit applications and supporting materials and in working with regulators to provide post-application support and permit condition negotiations assistance
  • Experience evaluating BACT/RACT/LAER or similar economic evaluations
  • Aptitude for developing client relationships and new business

A hybrid or remote work arrangement may be considered for this position. A hybrid arrangement refers to splitting time worked between a Barr office and a home office; a remote arrangement refers working primarily from a home office. This position can be based out of Barr's Minneapolis, Minnesota; Ann Arbor, Michigan; Bismarck, North Dakota; Denver, Colorado; Duluth, Minnesota; Grand Rapids, Michigan; Hibbing, Minnesota; Jefferson City, Missouri; or Salt Lake City, Utah offices. Remote arrangements will be considered based on candidate qualifications, location requirements, and Barr's needs.

Colorado Applicants Only


The anticipated base salary range for this position is $80,000-$110,000/year. Compensation will vary based on experience, education, skill level, and other compensable factors. Employees in this position may also be eligible for a discretionary cash bonus. Our compensation comes in more ways than traditional base salary, and we believe that when all those elements are combined, our compensation is a competitive part of the total value proposition of working at Barr.


People report that they stay at Barr because of the camaraderie and career opportunities. Another draw is our competitive package of employee benefits, which includes professional development funding, 401(k) retirement savings plan, employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) participation, medical and dental insurance, life insurance, disability and accidental death insurance, flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses, paid holidays, paid time off, and compensatory time for exempt/salaried staff (time off or pay for extra time worked).

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Open positions at Barr Engineering Co. do not have application deadlines. Barr Engineering Co. is an equal opportunity employer, and all applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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