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Air Quality Project Engineer/Scientist
SLR International Corporation is seeking a Project Scientist or Engineer with 3-5 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 or Bothell, Washington 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 34 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: Energy, 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.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) are at the core of who we are and want to be.

SLR is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, civil union status, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or veteran status.    

At SLR, we embrace diverse cultures, perspectives, skills, and experiences within and outside our organization. We respect and celebrate differences and want to ensure that we continuously strive to build a place where everyone feels included and is encouraged to be their authentic self.  

We are committed to these values, and our SLR Culture & Diversity Team works to actively promote diversity, equity, and inclusion across our people and talent processes, operations, and client work around the world. If you have a disability and need reasonable accommodations at any point in the application or interview process, please contact us at careers-us@slrconsulting.
Required Technical Skills and Experience
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Environmental Science, Chemistry, or related scientific field required
  • 3 to 5 years of hands-on related work experience
  • Knowledge of state and federal environmental regulations, such as Title V, PSD, GHG Reporting, NSPS, NESHAP, RMP, ACDP, and Cleaner Air Oregon.
  • Experience with air compliance and permitting
  • Experience with reporting programs such as air emissions inventory, greenhouse gases, annual/semi-annual air permit reports, annual air compliance certifications, monthly air permit reports
  • Understanding of industrial operations and combustion equipment
  • Effective written/verbal communication and organization/analytical skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite of software
  • Possess valid driver’s license
  • Willing to travel by airplane and car, including overnight travel
Preferred Technical Skills and Experience
  • Experience with air dispersion modeling (AERSCREEN, AERMOD)
  • Experience with MOVES (or MOBILE)
  • Experience with TNM software and basic acoustic principles is a plus
  • Experience with AutoCAD or GIS is a plus
  • Experience with oil and gas, power generation, mining, or ports is a plus
  • Experience with technical writing
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
  • Travel to clients’ facilities for inspections and document review
  • Work within quality/budget/schedule expectations and scope-specific assignments
United States
Bothell; Portland