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Alaska Staff Air Quality Engineer or Scientist
VN843
Permanent
Full-Time
SLR International Corporation has an immediate opportunity for a Staff-level Engineer or Scientist to join our growing operations in Anchorage, Alaska. Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical or Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, or closely related scientific field. This position will offer support to new and existing air quality permitting and compliance projects in the Alaska market, as well as project work in the Lower 48 as needed. This role 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 degree in Chemical or Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, or closely related scientific field
  • Master’s degree in Chemical or Environmental Engineering or Environmental Science is preferred
  • Previous experience in the areas of air quality permitting and compliance consulting a plus
  • Zero to 5 years’ experience solving environmental problems, calculating air quality emissions, and interpreting environmental regulations
  • Excellent technical writing skills, and experience writing comprehensive technical reports
  • Effective time management of multiple project tasks
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and analytical skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite software and Adobe Acrobat
  • Possess a valid driver's license
  • Ability to travel by airplane and car, including occasional overnight and week-long travel
  • Ability to visit industrial and manufacturing facilities
Preferred Personal Attributes and Traits
  • Logical and methodical problem solving
  • Attention to detail, including excellent proofreading and writing skills
  • Ability to learn new skills
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Understanding of budgets and deadlines
  • Self-motivated, requiring limited oversight on common tasks
  • Pro-active in seeking work tasks
  • Strong communication, prioritization, and organizational skills
Key Responsibilities
  • Accurately develop and complete tasks for air quality permitting, compliance reporting, and field data collection under the supervision of a Principal or Senior Project Manager
  • Interact with project team members to steward permit applications and reports to review and delivery
  • Learn and implement compliance reporting software tools
  • Provide technical understanding related to projects (i.e., regulatory framework/requirements, sound engineering approach, investigation methods, etc.)
  • Assist clients with compliance programs
  • Solicit work from SLR project managers
  • Short-duration travel to attend client and project meetings
  • With appropriate experience, a successful candidate will be considered for work as a representative of SLR, temporarily working in the office of an SLR client.
United States
Anchorage