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Environmental Compliance Manager

Air Resource Specialists has an immediate opening for a full-time Environmental Compliance Manager. Join our team of air quality professionals working every day to deliver innovative solutions for air quality monitoring and environmental compliance needs. We are a small company with a leadership team that is open to new ideas, resourceful problem-solving and opportunities for growth.

Our Environmental Compliance department provides comprehensive permitting and compliance support to industrial, commercial and government clients centered around Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act and Greenhouse Gas services. This is a small department with room for growth and opportunities for collaboration with our monitoring department. We are looking for an experienced candidate with a strong background in the following areas:

Clean Air Act Services

  • Identification of Permitting Needs
  • Air Construction Permits for Major & Minor Sources of Air Emissions
  • Prevention of Significant Deterioration & Construction Permits
  • Facility Operating Permits
  • Emissions Inventories
  • 112r Risk Management Plans
  • Dispersion Modeling, NEPA Planning & Impact Assessment
  • Audits, Compliance Monitoring & Assistance

Clean Water Act Services

  • National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permitting
  • Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans
  • Spill Prevention Control & Countermeasure Plans
  • Spills / Release Reporting & Record Keeping

Greenhouse Gas Services

  • Baseline GHG Emissions Inventories
  • GHG Tracking & Reporting
  • Determine Carbon Footprints
  • Develop Climate Change & GHG Management Plans
  • Evaluate Mitigation Options & Carbon Costs / Benefits

Summary of Responsibilities

Responsibilities for this role will be split between project management, project work, and staff management. Occasional travel is required to perform on-site audits and attend conferences.

  • Project management duties include advising and coordinating with clients, managing project budgets and staff, assisting with business and cost proposals, assistance in identification of new project work, and ensuring completion of project/contract deliverables.
  • Project work will include:
    • Producing and managing quality assurance documents including quality management plans and quality assurance project plans.
    • Providing technical studies and evaluations, including air dispersion modeling, permit application preparation, emissions inventories, regulatory analysis and interpretation, and environmental audits.
    • Preparing applications for new source permits under federal Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) and state construction and operating permit programs.
    • Providing technical studies supporting Environmental Impact Statements (EISs) and Environmental Assessments (EAs) under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
    • Performing air pathway evaluations for releases of hazardous air pollutants from Superfund sites, hazardous waste sites, and incinerators. Modeling the potential consequences of accidental releases of hazardous materials.
    • Performing multi-discipline environmental audits at regulated industrial facilities.
    • Managing air quality and environmental permitting studies for biofuel (ethanol and biodiesel), oil & gas exploration and production, mining and minerals, general manufacturing, and a variety of other industries representing both government and private-sector clients.
    • Completing Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPPs), Risk Management Plans (RMPs), and National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) applications.
    • Preparing Spill Prevention Countermeasure and Control (SPCC) Plans that also incorporate Facility Response Plan (FRP) requirements, as needed.
    • Preparing Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emission inventories for federal and state compliance.
  • Staff management duties for a small team including managing workloads and employee performance, assisting with hiring new staff members, as needed.

Experience & Education

  • Ten years’ experience in environmental compliance, most of which in a consulting capacity.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a technical or scientific discipline, including but not limited to Environmental Studies, Meteorology, Engineering, Math or Physics. An advanced degree is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Clean Air Act and underlying regulations. Knowledge and understanding of laws and regulations in other disciplines (e.g., Clean Water Act, RCRA, etc.).
  • Experience with environmental analysis software, including some or all of the following:
    • Air dispersion models such as AERMOD modeling system (BEEST interface)
    • MOVES and other mobile source emission models such as NONROAD, CAL3QHC, and CAL3QHCR
    • Models for calculating air emissions such as TANKS, LandGEM and others

Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Paid time off
    • 3 weeks paid vacation annually, to start
    • 1.5 weeks paid sick time annually, to start
    • 10 paid holidays annually, to start
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible schedule

Salary

$90,000 – $130,000 per year depending on qualifications and experience

Please submit a resume and cover letter to careers@air-resource.com.

 

Environmental Compliance Scientist

Air Resource Specialists has an immediate opening for a full-time Environmental Compliance Scientist. Join our team of air quality professionals working every day to deliver innovative solutions for air quality monitoring and environmental compliance needs. We are a small company with a leadership team that is open to new ideas, resourceful problem-solving and opportunities for growth.

Our Environmental Compliance department provides comprehensive permitting and compliance support to industrial, commercial and government clients centered around Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act and Greenhouse Gas services. This is a small department with room for growth and opportunities for collaboration with our monitoring department. We are looking for a candidate with a background in the following areas:

Clean Air Act Services

  • Identification of Permitting Needs
  • Air Construction Permits for Major & Minor Sources of Air Emissions
  • Prevention of Significant Deterioration & Construction Permits
  • Facility Operating Permits
  • Emissions Inventories
  • 112r Risk Management Plans
  • Dispersion Modeling, NEPA Planning & Impact Assessment
  • Audits, Compliance Monitoring & Assistance

Clean Water Act Services

  • National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permitting
  • Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans
  • Spill Prevention Control & Countermeasure Plans
  • Spills / Release Reporting & Record Keeping

Greenhouse Gas Services

  • Baseline GHG Emissions Inventories
  • GHG Tracking & Reporting
  • Determine Carbon Footprints
  • Develop Climate Change & GHG Management Plans
  • Evaluate Mitigation Options & Carbon Costs / Benefits

 Summary of Responsibilities

  • Assist with air dispersion models and analysis and compile information into client reports for mining facilities, universities, and ethanol plants.
  • Provide emission inventories, regulatory analyses and interpretation, correspondence, and prepare other reports and documents as needed for clients and staff.
  • Prepare 12-month rolling calculations spreadsheet and permit summaries.
  • Provide support and technical assistance to clients and company staff concerning regulatory analysis and interpretation, permit applications, plans, and reports.
  • Prepare air permit applications for construction, operation, and permit modifications including the required air emission calculations and modeling.
  • Provide ongoing regulatory and permit compliance support to clients, including the preparation of emergency incident and facility modification reports.
  • Prepare applications for new source permits under federal Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) and state construction and operating permit programs.
  • Complete Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPPs), Risk Management Plans (RMPs), and National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) applications.
  • Preparing Spill Prevention Countermeasure and Control (SPCC) Plans that also incorporate Facility Response Plan (FRP) requirements, as needed.
  • Perform permitting and air quality studies for bio-fuel (ethanol), oil & gas/petroleum, and mining and minerals projects, representing both government and private clients.
  • Perform on-site air and water compliance visits and audits to ethanol producing plants.
  • Prepare Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emission inventories for federal and state compliance.

Experience & Education

  • Three years’ experience in environmental compliance, most of which in a consulting capacity.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a technical or scientific discipline, including but not limited to Environmental Studies, Meteorology, Engineering, Math or Physics.
  • Working knowledge of Clean Air Act and underlying regulations. Knowledge and understanding of laws and regulations in other disciplines (e.g., Clean Water Act, RCRA, etc.).
  • Experience with environmental analyses software is preferred, including some or all of the following:
    • Air dispersion models such as AERMOD modeling system (BEEST interface)
    • MOVES and other mobile source emission models such as NONROAD, CAL3QHC, and CAL3QHCR
    • Models for calculating air emissions such as TANKS, LandGEM and others

Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Paid time off
    • 3 weeks paid vacation annually, to start
    • 1.5 weeks paid sick time annually, to start
    • 10 paid holidays annually, to start
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible schedule

Salary

$58,000 – $73,000 per year depending on qualifications and experience

Please submit a resume and cover letter to careers@air-resource.com.

Database Application Developer

We are hiring a full-time Database Application Developer to join us in our Fort Collins, Colorado office! This will be a hybrid-remote position, with the opportunity to work in the office for part of the week and wherever you choose for the rest of the week. We’re looking for a motivated individual to join our existing team to design, code, maintain and document custom software to support air quality and image data collection, handling, and presentation, including web sites and desktop applications, from those data.

Summary of Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, test and deploy code (primarily using Microsoft Visual Studio) using both front-end and server-side programming strategies
  • Design and develop web service components for cross-application solutions
  • Write high-quality code to program complete applications on schedule
  • Test, debug, document and install modified and new applications
  • Understand requirements and how they translate to new application features
  • Collaborate with air quality scientists, external web site design contractors, other members of the development team and IT staff to set specifications for new applications
  • Make recommendations concerning the feasibility of revising existing programs or adapting new applications to data processing operations that will most effectively utilize ARS resources
  • Monitor programs for expected performance and respond to errors and emergency problems
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of computer operating and cyber security procedures and standards
  • Support, maintain, upgrade and enhance legacy applications and systems
  • Provide end-user support and training as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Experience & Education

  • Minimum BSc/BA in computer science or relevant field and 3 years working experience
  • Excellent understanding of software design and programming principles
  • Experience in designing and building Windows desktop and Web applications
  • Demonstrated ability to code with desktop programming languages such as VB.Net, C#, ASP.Net
  • Solid understanding of database structures, design and ETL, including advanced knowledge of SQL
  • Workplace experience using Oracle and SQL Server
  • Ability to develop with web technologies including HTML/CSS, IIS, JavaScript, AJAX, Node, JQuery, Bootstrap, VUE and a wide variety of external libraries
  • Ability to use NPM, Gulp and other JavaScript toolchains to integrate and update external libraries for feature and security enhancements
  • Experience writing and utilizing Web Services (REST, etc.)
  • Good understanding of the Windows desktop environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Desire and ability to work independently, and as part of a team
  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Great attention to detail and time-management
  • Professionalism, integrity, a positive attitude and an enjoyable personality

Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Paid time off
    • 3 weeks paid vacation annually, to start
    • 1.5 weeks paid sick time annually, to start
    • 10 paid holidays annually, to start
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible schedule

Salary

The Database Application Developer salary starts at $65,000 – $75,000 annually, depending on qualifications and experience.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to careers@air-resource.com.

 

Want to join our team?

Join our team of air quality professionals working every day to deliver innovative solutions for air quality monitoring and environmental compliance needs. We are a small company with a leadership team that is open to new ideas, resourceful problem-solving and opportunities for growth. Formed in 1981, our staff has a wide range of expertise and is dedicated to broadening the understanding of air quality science and policy.

Our Culture

We view our contracts as partnerships, our clients as colleagues, and are proud of our long tradition of providing the highest quality services in a professional, effective and engaging manner. Our project teams are led and supported by employees who are dedicated, competent and reliable. You’ll fit right in!

Our Roles

Our field operations team designs, builds, operates, and audits air quality monitoring stations. This versatile group splits their time between the great outdoors, laboratories, workshops and the office to deliver a variety of air quality and meteorological monitoring services. As our feet on the ground, this group fosters independence, ingenuity and some serious troubleshooting skills to ensure the smooth operation of all ARS’ monitoring projects.

Our data team collects, validates, analyzes and reports meteorological and ambient air quality data. This small and effective group works hand in hand with our field operations team following EPA guidance to pick apart data, examine anomalies, and provide the highest quality defensible data to our clients. This crew is thorough and well-versed in manual and automated validation techniques. In 2010 we even won “The Information Overload” award from the EPA Air Quality System team for the sheer quantity of data we upload to AQS!

Our lab technicians work tirelessly to maintain air quality and communication equipment for ARS and our clients. This adaptable group troubleshoots and repairs gaseous, particulate, meteorological and optical instruments, working closely with our field staff and equipment manufacturers to keep instruments in our networks operating in tip-top condition.

Our quality assurance department, in addition to developing quality assurance documentation and ensuring NIST-traceability for all calibration standards, functions independently to complete performance, TSA, PEP and NPAP audits at air quality and meteorological monitoring sites. This team is dedicated to the details, upholding strict protocols set forth by EPA, PSD and SLAMS guidance.

Our environmental compliance group aids clients with regulatory analysis and interpretation of the Clean Air and Clean Water Acts, and other federal, state and local regulations. This dynamic team offers dispersion modeling and NEPA planning, Greenhouse Gas services, preparation of permit applications, stationary & mobile source analysis, emissions inventories and air compliance auditing. This group works closely with clients to ensure clarity in the complicated world of environmental compliance.

Our office team consists of accounting, administrative, IT and management staff. This group works together to support staff, clients, business and project operations. Every member of this team assumes versatile roles, making each individual pivotal to the success of our company.

Air Resource Specialists, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity employer.