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Sr. Air Quality Engineer / Specialist (Permitting and Compliance)

Company: Yorke Engineering, LLC
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

We are looking for a sharp Sr. Air Quality Engineer / Specialist to join our team in Northern CA. We are a well-established, highly respected environmental air quality consulting firm based out of Orange County, California. We work on a wide variety of environmental and air quality permitting and compliance projects, across a diverse range of California industries and locations.
We offer a friendly, high performance, team-oriented work environment where professionals can grow amongst their respective peers. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to expand their professional development in a challenging yet rewarding environment.
This is a full-time position from one of our Northern CA offices (Berkeley, San Francisco, San Jose) during our normal business hours.
Position Summary: The Sr. Air Quality Engineer / Specialist performs professional engineering work, leading and executing the compliance and permitting functions in relation to Air Quality Regulations and Compliance. This candidate will be reviewing processes and equipment, analyzing permit-related technical and regulatory issues, and communicating those analyses within Yorke, the client organization, with government agencies and with the public at large. The work is challenging, broad in scope, and variable from project to project. The position involves effective communication, decision-making, and time management. The candidate performs other duties as required or assigned.
This is a Senior level position. Positions at this level are assigned to perform the more complex and sensitive duties in the occupational field. The employee in this position may be assigned to train and mentor other employees and/or monitor work produced by other employees.
The candidate experience we are looking for include:

  • 8-15+ years of work experience in the Air Quality and/or Environmental industry in an engineering role (preferably in a consulting environment);
  • Experience in the environmental services industry focusing on leading Air Quality services:
  • Process and equipment review;
  • Air quality permitting under BAAQMD, SCAQMD, SJVAPCD and other Air Districts, including Title V Permitting;
  • RECLAIM implementation and reporting;
  • Annual Emissions Reporting;
  • Air Dispersion Modeling;
  • Air Quality Assessments including Data Analysis and Emission Inventories;
  • General Air Quality Compliance for facilities in CA, including problem solving.
  • Ability to manage and lead active team members on project teams towards project completion within project scope, budget and schedule and ensure quality work product and deliverables;
  • Ability to manage successful relationships with clients, staff, and regulators through effective communication and expertise by fostering a collaborative environment without losing focus of quality;
  • Proven track record or desire to engage in successful regulatory work in dealing with the BAAQMD, SCAQMD, SJVAPCD, EPA, CARB and/or other similar regulatory agencies;
  • Experience working on-site at client facilities;
  • Prepare reports and submissions in timely manner;
  • Experience with handling highly technical data and technical data interpretation;
  • Highly motivated to continue working in Air Quality environmental field and expand their knowledge and experience;
  • CA experience is required.
    Job Requirements:
    • B.S or M.S. degree in Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering, or other relevant technical degrees from an accredited college (minimum GPA of 3.0);
    • Ability to work collaboratively in a team fashion, handle several projects at once, prioritize work, and work efficiently;
    • Desire to train and share technical expertise in environmental rules and regulations with clients and team members;
    • Excellent oral and written communications skills;
    • Experience in conflict resolution and crisis management;
    • Track record of successful analysis, interpretation, and application of rules and regulations towards practical solutions;
    • Ability to think critically and develop solutions;
    • Software Knowledge:
    • Strong Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and Powerpoint skills (required);
    • Microsoft 365 Applications, including Sharepoint (a plus)
    • P.E. Certification (a plus);

Keywords: Yorke Engineering, LLC, Berkeley , Sr. Air Quality Engineer / Specialist (Permitting and Compliance), Engineering , Berkeley, California

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