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Air Quality Staff Engineer/Scientist
SLR International Corporation is seeking an entry-level Staff Scientist or Engineer with 0-2 years of experience to join our growing Air Quality and Traffic Noise Team. Preferable candidates have strong relevant academic or employment background and a passion for environmental work. This full-time position will be based out of our West Linn, Oregon office, and is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic and growing international environmental consulting organization.

About SLR

SLR is a professional consulting and advisory firm that has been advising clients for over 20 years. Starting as a UK business, we now operate as a global company with more than 1400 people delivering client solutions across five regions. 

In the United States, SLR has nearly 500 employees located throughout 28 offices. Our team represents a broad and diverse range of technical and environmental capabilities. SLR’s professionals offer a blend of experience incorporating engineers, geologists, toxicologists, hydrogeologists, remediation specialists, regulatory and compliance specialists, and environmental scientists.  We work for clients throughout our six primary business sectors: Oil and Gas, Mining, Industry, Infrastructure, Built Environment and Power. 

Comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, orthodontia, vision, flexible spending account, generous PTO accrual, 10 paid holidays, 401(k) retirement account with company matching program, company paid life insurance, short & long term disability insurance, and employee assistance program.

SLR is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

Required Technical Skills and Experience
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Environmental Science, Chemistry, or related scientific field required
  • 0 to 2 years of hands-on related work experience
  • Knowledge of environmental regulations, especially the Clean Air Act
  • Effective written/verbal communication and organization/analytical skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite of software
  • Possess valid driver’s license
  • Ability to travel by airplane and car, including overnight travel

Preferred Technical Skills and Experience
  • Experience with environmental compliance and permitting
  • Experience with reporting programs including, but not limited to air emissions inventory, greenhouse gases, annual/semi-annual air permit reports, annual air compliance certifications, monthly air permit reports
  • Experience with TNM software and basic acoustic principles is a plus
  • Understanding of industrial operations and equipment, large and small
  • Experience with technical writing
  • Experience with AutoCAD or GIS is a plus
  • Has a desire to pursue an Engineering Intern certificate and subsequently a Professional Engineer (PE) certification
Key Responsibilities
  • Perform emissions estimate calculations to aid in permitting, emissions inventories, and annual compliance reporting
  • Review State, Federal, and Local regulations for applicability determinations and compliance tasking
  • Assist with traffic noise monitoring and modeling for noise technical reports and noise wall design memorandums
  • Provide compliance assistance for clients including data management, document review, and development of compliance tools
  • Work with clients from a variety of industries in various locations inside and outside of the United States
  • Willingness to assist other SLR teams with work in a variety of disciplines including multimedia compliance, soil remediation, water, waste, and corporate due diligence
  • Travel to clients’ facilities for inspections and document review
  • Work within quality/budget/schedule expectations and scope-specific assignments
United States