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APTIM Air Quality Specialist in Denver, Colorado

Job Overview:

APTIM has an immediate opening for an Air Quality Compliance Specialist with a minimum of 5-10 years' work experience in the environmental field, primarily in air permitting and compliance related to the solid waste industry. The candidate will be expected to review monitoring data, prepare reports to demonstrate compliance with applicable regulations, assist in preparation of proposals, conduct technical and regulatory analysis of emission sources, and prepare reports and present solutions to clients. The candidate will be required to stay current on air quality regulations.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Work activities include developing emission calculations (criteria pollutants, hazardous air pollutants and greenhouse gases), gathering technical data from clients and through independent research, determining NSPS, NESHAP, and NSR/PSD requirements for emission sources, and assisting in preparing compliance and permitting documents.

  • Collection and interpretation/evaluation of scientific data.

  • Additional responsibilities will include working through various environmental databases and software and calculating emissions to determine health risk impacts using various emission models and documenting the results in a technical report.

  • Candidate will work closely with Project Managers in implementing project tasks.

  • Candidate must also be flexible and willing to support other non-air related projects as needed.

  • Build and maintain successful client relationships.

  • Work with clients to evaluate proposed projects for anticipated impacts, define type of environmental permits needed, and prepare proposals.

  • Keep up to date and advise staff of regulatory and judicial actions relative to air quality rules in the solid waste industry.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a degree in Environmental Engineering or Science, or Chemical Engineering with 5-10 years of professional Air Quality Compliance and Reporting experience

  • Must have a demonstrated knowledge of USEPA NSPS and various California Air Quality Management Districts' Rules and Regulations or similar experience in other states

  • Experience in air quality models and environmental databases preferred

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Excellent time management skills to manage multiple activities on an on-going basis by given deadline

Desired/Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in performing mass flow, heat input, and emissions calculations

  • Familiar with conducting Emissions Inventories and Title V Reporting

  • Experience with various computer software applications typically used within air quality disciplines including CalEEMod, AERMOD

  • Experience with methods that meet district rules and regulations

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may make their request known by e-mailing or calling 855.343.5600 for assistance.