Environmental - Air and Water Pollution, Environmental Engineering
Environmental Science Associates (ESA) is an environmental science, planning, and design consulting firm committed to the principles of sound science, technical excellence, integrity, and the promotion of outstanding decision making and sustainability. As a 100-percent employee-owned company with offices located in California, Washington, Oregon and Florida, continuing to meet the needs of our clients as well as the strategic aspirations of our employee-owners requires that we look to add the very best professional talent throughout our practices and offices. Specializing in project planning, environmental analysis and assessment, natural and cultural resources management, environmental restoration and design, and regulatory compliance, ESA’s scientists, historians, planners, designers, and technical specialists provide critical thinking and in-depth analysis to guide successful policy development, project planning, and the creation of enduring multi-objective solutions. Joining ESA means becoming part of a family of environmental professionals for whom every day involves growing your career, learning, creativity, fun, and the satisfaction knowing that you’ve contributed to outstanding iconic projects, improved environmental stewardship, and a more sustainable future for our communities and wild places.
About the Position:
ESA is seeking a mid- to senior-level Air Quality scientist/engineer for our Los Angeles, Pasadena, or Santa Monica offices. The ideal candidate will have 6 to 10 years of experience conducting air quality impact assessment (AQIAs) and greenhouse gas (GHG) analyses. Applicants should be experts with air quality and health risk assessment models such as CalEEMod, EMFAC, AERMOD, and HARP, and their application to permitting/compliance issues and/or CEQA and NEPA.
Join a dynamic team of scientists and engineers in performing AQIAs, GHG analyses, and Health Risk Assessments (HRAs) for highly visible and/or controversial projects.
Lead or manage compliance tasks such as permitting, emissions inventories, audits, etc.
Serve as Project Manager (PM) or Deputy PM overseeing technical assignments for adherence to quality, schedule, and budget objectives.
Oversee monitoring tasks related to environmental compliance at semi-permanent (stationary) or temporary sites.
Position requires deep experience with air quality and greenhouse gas policies and regulations. Excellent written and analytical skills are required. Experience with project/task management responsibilities for moderate to large size projects and serving as a principal technical investigator for medium to high complexity projects is required. Candidates should have a minimum of a BA/BS and 6+ years of experience (or a Masters and 4+ years’ experience). Candidates with additional experience are highly desirable and would be considered for more senior employment levels.
Must have demonstrated experience performing/managing air pollutant emission calculations for wide array of complex project types (development, industrial, municipal, etc.).
Recent experience in Southern California a must.
Expertise in dispersion modeling and/or HRA highly desirable.
Professional Engineer EIT registration highly desirable
Environmental Science Associates (ESA) is a 475-person environmental consulting firm with a national reputation as an industry leader with offices located in California, Washington, Oregon and Florida. We currently have strategic growth trajectory expected within the next 5 years that will increase our staffing numbers and office locations. ESA specializes in all aspects of project planning, envir...onmental analysis and assessment, natural resource management, environmental restoration and design, and regulatory compliance. For more than 45 years, our scientists and technical specialists have provided critical thinking and measured analysis to guide successful policy development, project planning, and enduring solutions. Our skilled managers, scientists, planners and engineers provide the kind of critical thinking, objectivity, dedication and responsiveness that is essential to a sustainable future and good environmental stewardship. ESA was founded on the principles of sound science, technical excellence, integrity, and credibility.