Air Quality Job Description

Air Quality Job Description

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Air quality provides expert advice, training and guidance on air and water quality and noise impacts for EPA operational staff to support credible regulatory decision making.

Air Quality Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Prepare emission estimates based on site specific information using the approved state and federal calculation methodologies
Coordination and evaluation of operations and activities for the site to ensure compliance with applicable Federal, State and Local environmental regulations
Prepare air permit applications, including Title V operating permits, and registrations for various state agencies
Perform Methods 1 through 5 and 18 (40 CFR Part 60)
Support performance of Relative Accuracy Test Audits (RATA) for continuous emissions monitoring systems, testing for demonstration of compliance, testing for establishing operating limits, testing of flares
Conduct special air monitoring assignments as needed
Plan and execute work assignments with limited instructions
Mentor lower level specialists
Interact independently with client and regulatory personnel on routine tasks
Assist incineration plant operations and maintenance person as needed

Air Quality Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Air Quality

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: HAZWOPER, P.E, OSHA, EIT, IPC, QSTI, PE, EI, CAL, EIA

Education for Air Quality

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the air quality job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Science, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Management, Chemistry, Technical, Meteorology

Skills for Air Quality

Desired skills for air quality include:

Air quality outlook
NEPA assessment requirements
California Air Resources Board
US-EPA and EU regulations and standards and safety and environment
US-EPA stack testing methods and fugitive emission tests

Desired experience for air quality includes:

Knowledge, understanding and experience with air quality and climate change environmental policy and regulation (CEQA, NEPA, AB 32, Clean Air Act)
Excellent programming skills and being expert in data analytics tool, JAVA, R, SPSS
Outstanding track-record (with top Journal/Paper published) in the areas of data analytic, optimization, simulation, high-performance computing or related area
Experience in big data analytics or cloud computing is a plus
Industry related experience is a plus
BS/MS in engineering (chemical, mechanical, environmental), environmental science, or related degree

Air Quality Examples


Air Quality Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of air quality. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for air quality
  • Provide technical support for operation and maintenance of instrumentation in support of air monitoring projects
  • Developing and implementing business and marketing strategies, including proposal preparation and project management under the direction of senior staff located in the Santiago and Global Offices
  • Supervising, training, mentoring and providing technical direction and knowledge transfer to junior engineers and scientists
  • Prevention of Significant Deterioration/Non-Attainment permit applications and review
  • Prepare air dispersion modeling analyses
  • Prepare annual emissions inventories
  • Prepare reports for the Mandatory Reporting Rule for Greenhouse Gases
  • Prepare proposals and cost estimates for various types of air projects
  • Take lead on proposals
  • Perform monthly calibrations on ambient air monitoring equipment
Qualifications for air quality
  • Knowledge, understanding and experience with air quality models (EMFAC, CT-EMFAC, CalEEMod, CALINE-4, AERMOD, CAL3QHCR, ISCST3, OFFROAD, MOVES, ICLEI, and LGOP)
  • BS in chemical, environmental, or mechanical engineering or related degree
  • 5+ years' experience in a related field technician position
  • A related 2 year college degree may substitute for 2 years of the required experience
  • A bachelor's degree in a related field may substitute for 4 years of the experience or demonstrated equivalent combination of education, skills, knowledge, abilities and experience
  • General understanding of the equipment and technology used to gather samples and information from the field

Air Quality Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an air quality. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for air quality
  • Participate, as a subject matter expert, in National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and state equivalent (California Environmental Quality Act, State Environmental Protection Act (WA), ) processes for BNSF
  • Track and develop strategies for BNSF involvement with the State Implementation Plan (SIP) process across the BNSF network
  • Act as a strategic resource, trusted advisor and project manager in all tasks and programs related to the delivery of air quality and capital air permitting projects
  • Lead/support business development & proposal activities (writing, estimating and or presenting) for air quality and air permitting services in Texas
  • Operate as part of a client service or client account team member to cultivate client relationships, business growth strategies for targeted clients in Texas
  • Provide senior review and QA/QC support for project deliverables as appropriate
  • Serve as a technical resource on advances in practices and/or new or modified applicable laws and regulations for air quality
  • Establish and utilize a wide “network” (informal and formal) with the staff and management in the Environmental Services Business Group including peers, project managers, technical staff, and management
  • Business travel to client sites and offices for meetings will be required for this role
  • Prepare engineering related calculations to support develop annual compliance reports
Qualifications for air quality
  • Organization skills and attention to detail in recording field data
  • Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software to create reports
  • Requires enrollment in the medical monitoring program requiring initial and annual physicals
  • Due to the nature and location of work, United States Citizenship or Naturalized Citizenship is required
  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test and will be subject to random drug screens
  • Stack testing experience in chemical plant

Air Quality Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of air quality. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for air quality
  • Assist with regulatory applicability determinations and development of air permit applications
  • Processing planning applications in a timely manner, producing robust reports and recommendations to achieve desired and deliverable outcomes
  • Contributing to service improvements managing your work to ensure client KPI’s are met/exceeded in terms of timeliness and quality of output, adding value wherever possible
  • Providing support and guidance to peers and more junior staff to distribute knowledge and ensure contemporary planning issues and legislation are cascaded and understood
  • Undertake environmental consultancy responsibilities in respect of planning applications and other consultations
  • Assess and provide technical advice with regard to environmental and health impacts (noise, air quality and contaminated land) of planning applications
  • Provide support services to local authority clients with regard to Environmental Protection matters as necessary
  • Review and report on environmental statements including noise, air quality and remediation of contaminated sites
  • Manage and deliver geo-environmental desk study and ground investigation projects, and contaminated land regulatory services ensuring technical integrity
  • Manage and deliver air quality and/or noise projects ensuring technical integrity
Qualifications for air quality
  • Ability to serve as general air quality resource
  • Ability to learn the principals of air quality emissions quantification and understanding of general air engineering principals and permitting and/or ability to learn air dispersion modeling and the use of EPA models
  • Ability to become familiar with the emission inventory software of various states associated with permit submittals
  • Familiarity with air regulations for NJ, PA, DE, MD, OH, WV, NY and VA a plus
  • The candidate must be able to demonstrate background experience or academic experience related to the type of work the position demands
  • General knowledge and course-work in environmental monitoring and regulations will certainly benefit the successful candidate

Air Quality Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of air quality. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for air quality
  • Track applicable air quality policy, imminent legislation, and regulations, and communicate associated requirements and impacts to internal stakeholders
  • Monitor and develop programs to comply with various air quality regulations and agreements
  • Act as an internal consultant to BNSF stakeholders, to promote BNSF’s air quality program through onsite activities such as troubleshooting, site inspections and internal audit programs
  • Review, update, and maintain BNSF’s mobile source emissions inventories, to include management of related IT systems and data population
  • Apply standard computer models to calculate emissions or air dispersion and health risk impacts of emissions, review documentation of these activities in technical reports
  • Advise BNSF staff on stationary source air permitting and related compliance programs and requirements
  • Enhance and oversee BNSF’s Grant Management Plan to include identifying grant opportunities, preparing applications for new grants, and managing existing grant conditions and reporting
  • Participate in cross functional teams during planning and project implementation, and develop training programs for affected work groups and departments
  • Identify, review, and recommend various emission reduction technologies for associated railroad mobile and stationary sources
  • Support BNSF’s Sustainability program strategy, to include support of the GHG data collection and inventory
Qualifications for air quality
  • Ability to supervise and manager a diverse group of instrumentation technicians while also participating in Business Development plus Project Management tasks
  • Minimum 3 years' experience leading technical tasks
  • BS in engineering, environmental science or related degree
  • Recent graduate to 5 years of environmental compliance experience
  • Expertise in air quality dispersion modeling for small scale regional scale applications
  • In depth knowledge of the air quality market in the region

Air Quality Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an air quality. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for air quality
  • Works with Federal and State regulatory agencies in negotiating permit conditions and other compliance issues
  • Responsible for communicating with management, affected personnel and state and federal regulators to ensure compliance
  • Develop, enhance and manage BSNF’s Environmental Management System (EMS), from the perspective of air quality
  • Represent BNSF on external air quality consortiums, councils
  • Manage BNSF’s air quality budget and reporting
  • Supervise and manage environmental consultants and contractors
  • Align across all global CA business entities to develop and implement Global Quality Strategy and focus
  • Develop, standardize, and implements, Quality Systems/TBS/“Total Quality Management” (TQM) processes and Industry requirements such as ISO/TS 16949, IATF 16949, VDA, etc…
  • Develop, standardize, align and implement Quality tools/ methods, screen current quality systems for best practices/lessons learned, close gaps as identified to implement a “zero defects” mind set and culture
  • Develop, standardize, and implements, Global Warranty Performance Management System
Qualifications for air quality
  • Experience with air quality dispersion modeling software
  • Strong computer skills (GIS, Linux OS, R, Python, Fortran, MySQL, PHP)
  • Experience of drafting technical documentation
  • Strong organisational, time management
  • Experience as a Project Manager or Senior Task Lead on environmental projects at a consulting and/or engineering firm including cost estimating and proposal development experience
  • Experience with compliance related fields including, but not limited to, environmental auditing, water permitting, emergency response, EMIS, and/or industrial hygiene

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