Air Quality Engineer

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Air Quality Engineer
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Sonoma Technology is seeking an Air Quality Engineer to join our Atmospheric and Emissions Modeling Group to assist with emissions and air quality modeling assessments and environmental data analysis projects, and will support the continued growth of our modeling, emissions, and transportation business areas.</p> Selected by the <i>North Bay Business Journal</i> as one of the Best Places to Work for the 13th consecutive year, Sonoma Technology is an employee-owned consulting firm that provides innovative, science- and technology-based solutions for our clients' environmental challenges worldwide. Our integrated teams of air quality and environmental scientists, meteorologists, software engineers, and specialists tailor products and services to best serve our clients. We empower our clients to make informed, timely decisions about environmental issues.</p> We believe that our most valuable resource is our team. We offer a casual but professional work environment, a competitive benefits package to full-time employees, and an opportunity to address intellectually challenging environmental issues. We organize a variety of inclusive activities throughout the year and enjoy a balanced and supportive culture. For more information about our culture, visit <a href="http://www.sonomatech.com/charter" target="_blank">www.sonomatech.com/charter</a href>.</p> Sonoma Technology is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.</p> <b>Key Responsibilities</b> <ul><li>Assess facility operations and conduct emissions assessments to support air quality impact analyses and address complex environmental problems to meet our clients’ research, regulatory, and litigation support needs.</li> <li>Research, review, and analyze relevant air quality regulations, emissions data, and emission control technologies.</li> <li>Conduct engineering evaluations of air pollution sources and estimate air emissions using scientific and/or regulatory best practices.</li> <li>Use modeling and engineering analysis to recommend approaches to ensure compliance with air quality regulations.</li> <li>Prepare technical reports and communicate results to clients.</li> <li>Work with interdisciplinary teams in a fast-paced consulting environment.</li></ul> <b>Required Qualifications and Skills</b> <ul><li>A degree in environmental science/engineering or related discipline, with at least 3-5 years of relevant professional experience.</li> <li>Demonstrated understanding of industrial air emissions, emission data resources, and emissions calculations for input into air quality models.</li> <li>Knowledge of National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) and air quality regulations.</li> <li>Strong data analysis and computer skills.</li> <li>Familiarity with calculating mobile source emissions.</li> <li>Excellent communication, organization, time management, and problem-solving skills.</li> <li>Ability and willingness to learn through on-the-job internal and external training.</li></ul> <b>Desired Qualifications</b> <ul><li>Experience using dispersion models (e.g., with AERMOD) to conduct air quality analyses.</li> <li>Knowledge of air pollution control technologies, including technical and economic feasibility of pollution controls.</li> <li>Experience with evaluating toxic chemicals and industrial facilities.</li> <li>Familiarity with transportation emissions modeling tools (e.g., EMFAC, OFFROAD, or MOVES).</li> <li>Familiarity with health risk assessment methodologies.</li> <li>Past experience working with government agencies or air quality authorities.</li> <li>Experience with the U.S. EPA National Emissions Inventory.</li> <li>Familiarity with regulatory programs such as New Source Review, Prevention of Significant Deterioration, and Best Available Control Technology (BACT) determinations.</li> <li>Experience with a data science and analysis platform (e.g., Python, R, Matlab, IDL).</li></ul> <b>Submitting a Résumé</b><br> No phone calls, please. Simply send a letter of interest, a résumé, and the job reference code by email, mail, or fax to:<br> <br>Cathy Anthony<br> Sonoma Technology, Inc.<br> 1450 N. McDowell Blvd., Suite 200<br> Petaluma, California 94954<br> <a href="mailto:canthony@sonomatech.com">canthony@sonomatech.com</a><br> Fax: 707-665-9800<br> <a href="http://www.sonomatech.com" target="_blank">www.sonomatech.com</a><br><br>
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