AECOM Air Quality Project Specialist in San Diego, California

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Position Title Air Quality Project Specialist

United States of America - California

San Diego

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Air Quality Project Specialist with experience executing and managing Air Quality permitting and compliance projects for private and public-sector clients for immediate employment in Southern California, preferably in the Los Angeles, Orange, or San Diego County areas.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Executing and managing projects involving air quality-related environmental compliance services including performing analyses, regulatory research, auditing, creating spreadsheets, and compiling and writing reports and other technical documents

  • Effectively communicating with project team members, other project managers, and other AECOM offices

  • Training to achieve AECOM Project Manager Certification in timely manner

  • Conduct internal technical reviews and detail checks to maintain quality assurance and quality control

  • Supporting client air quality needs, including but not limited to: mobile source and stationary source modeling, air permitting, emissions inventories, GHG assessment, compliance audits, preparation of proposals, permit application and compliance reports

  • Utilizes advanced scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies develop technical solutions to complex problems

  • Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, State and Federal regulations to ensure compliance

  • Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment.

  • Work is performed with minimal direction. May oversee the work of less experienced scientists.

  • Promote and demonstrate a positive, team-oriented attitude

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Chemical, Mechanical, Environmental/Civil) from four-year College or University

  • 4+ years of Air Quality consulting experience

  • Extensive experience in Title V/PSD permitting and regulatory applicability analyses

  • Ability to become certified under AECOM’s Project Management Certification Program

  • Proficient in the use of computers to perform engineering calculations, spreadsheets, and report writing

  • Experience working with agency members at California Air Districts, such as BAAQMD, SJVAPCD, MDAQMD, SDAPCD, SCAQMD and/or CARB.

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills to interact regularly with clients and regulators

  • Successfully manage projects while meeting cost, schedule, safety, and quality objectives

  • Understanding of local, state, and federal air quality rules and regulations including district regulatory programs, MACT/BACT/LAER requirements, New Source Review (NSR), the federal Clean Air Act, and greenhouse gas regulations

  • Experience in project management of multiple projects at once

  • Experience with resolution of compliance issues and strategic agency negotiations

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certification by an air district as a permitting professional

  • Professional Engineer registration

  • Practicing knowledge of current generation air quality models: including AERMOD, HARP, and/or CalEEMod

  • Expert in quantitative analyses using software (e.g., Excel, Access)

  • Technical knowledge of chemical usage and application in manufacturing and industrial settings.

  • Experience in manufacturing, operational principles, and industrial processes

  • Experience in business development, including proposal writing

  • OSHA HAZWOPER 40 hr. certification required or ability to obtain prior to employment.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Sciences

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 187031BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.