Engineers

(Posted 1/13/20)

Ecology and Environment, Member of WSP, is seeking a Junior-level Air Quality Engineer/Air Permitting Specialist with oil and gas experience to join our consulting team in our Houston, TX, office.  This position will be responsible for supporting a variety of air permitting/modeling, due diligence, and auditing projects.  Our successful candidate will have experience working with state and federal air quality permitting agencies and conducting emissions estimations, Best Available Control Technology (BACT) analyses, and other air quality-related engineering analyses.  Working experience with Texas (and other Gulf Coast states) and EPA air quality regulations is desired.
Responsibilities:
* Support air quality engineering, permitting, emission inventories, air dispersion modeling studies, environmental audits, and due diligence projects
* Prepare air permit applications and correspondence
* Perform air dispersion modeling
* Conduct emission control engineering studies and cost analyses for existing, proposed, and newly constructed commercial and industrial facilities including combustion processes  
* Prepare BACT and Lowest Achievable Emission Rate (LAER) analyses
* Complete air pollutant regulation applicability studies and review permitting strategies
* Assist with the preparation of annual compliance reports including Title V Deviation Reports, Semi-Annual Monitoring Reports, Annual Compliance Certifications, and emissions inventories
Requirements:
* BS in Chemical, Civil, Mechanical, Environmental,or Civil Engineering or related engineering discipline
* Candidates with EIT certification or working towards an EIT or PE license in Texas strongly preferred
* 1 – 3 years of air quality engineering experience within the oil and gas, LNG, energy, and/or petro-chemical/chemical industries
* Introductory knowledge of oil and gas operations, petro-chemical/chemical plants and other industrial facilities
* Experience in performing emission calculations, engineering design/operations/maintenance studies
* Familiarity in applying TCEQ, EPA, and other states’ air permitting, emission and air quality regulations
* Familiarity with BACT, LAER, Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) and Nonattainment New Source Review (NNSR) requirements under the Clean Air Act
* Experience performing air quality modeling studies using refined (AERMOD) and screening techniques in conjunction with air permit applications a plus
* Experience preparing state and federal air permit applications, EIS/EAs and FERC applications preferred
* Strong interpersonal, organizational, analytical, task management, and data interpretation skills with attention to detail and a high quality of work in a fast-paced environment
* Must be flexible to a variety of schedules to meet business needs and able to quickly adapt to change
* Excellent communication, presentation, and technical writing skills; proficient in Microsoft Office
* Ability to travel domestically and/or work at client locations to support business needs (up to 30%)
We are a global network of innovators and problem solvers, dedicated professionals and industry leaders in scientific, engineering, and planning disciplines working together with our clients to develop technically sound, science-based solutions to the leading environmental challenges of our time.  E & E offers opportunities for growth in a collaborative team-oriented environment. Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S.; Visa sponsorship will not be provided.  Please view our website at www.ene.com to apply on-line.  Local candidates preferred.
Ecology and Environment, Inc. is an EO and AA employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled/and other protected categories.

(Posted 12/16/19)

Job Title: Air Quality Engineer/Air Permitting Specialist

Location(s): Houston, TX

Ecology and Environment, Inc. is seeking an Air Quality Engineer/Air Permitting Specialist with oil and gas experience in our Houston, TX, office.  This position will be responsible for supporting a variety of due diligence, auditing, and air permitting/modeling projects.  Our successful candidate will have experience conducting emissions and air quality-related engineering analyses with a working knowledge of down-stream oil and gas operations and petro-chemical/chemical plant operations.  Working experience with Texas (and other Gulf Coast states) and EPA air quality regulations is desired.
Responsibilities:
* Manage and support projects related to air quality engineering, permitting, and emission inventories
* Perform air dispersion modeling studies, environmental audits, and due diligence
* Conduct emission control engineering studies for existing, proposed, and newly constructed commercial and industrial facilities including combustion processes and cost analyses
* Prepare Best Available Control Technology (BACT) and Lowest Achievable Emission Rate (LAER) analyses
* Prepare air permit applications and correspondence
* Conduct negotiations with regulatory agencies
* Complete air pollutant regulation applicability studies and permitting strategies
Requirements:
* Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Environmental, Chemical or Civil Engineering or related engineering discipline; Master’s Degree preferred
* Texas Professional Engineer license preferred
* 4+ years of air quality engineering experience within the LNG, energy, and petro-chemical/chemical industries including experience with engineering design, operations, and maintenance
* Working knowledge of down-stream oil and gas operations
* Experience conducting Environmental audits (i.e., developing auditing protocols) and environmental due diligence studies
* Experience interpreting and applying TCEQ, EPA, and other states’ air permitting, emission and air quality regulations
* Experience permitting under BACT, LAER, Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) and Nonattainment New Source Review (NNSR) requirements under the Clean Air Act
* Experience performing air quality modeling studies with refined (AERMOD) and screening techniques in conjuction with air permit applications  
* Experience preparing state and federal air quality permitting applications and working with affiliated agencies; experience with EISs, EAs and FERC applications preferred
* Strong interpersonal, organizational, analytical, project management, and data interpretation skills with attention to detail and a high quality of work in a fast-paced environment
* Must be flexible to a variety of schedules to meet business needs and able to quickly adapt to change
* Excellent communication, presentation, and technical writing skills; proficient in Microsoft Office
* Air quality engineering experience in the international arena and fluency (i.e., proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing) in Spanish and/or Portuguese considered a plus
* Ability to travel domestically and/or internationally to support business needs (approximately 10%)
We are a global network of innovators and problem solvers, dedicated professionals and industry leaders in scientific, engineering, and planning disciplines working together with our clients to develop technically sound, science-based solutions to the leading environmental challenges of our time.  E & E offers opportunities for growth in a collaborative team-oriented environment. Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S.; Visa sponsorship will not be provided.  Please view our website at www.ene.com to apply on-line.  
Ecology and Environment, Inc. is an EO and AA employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled/and other protected categories.