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Air Quality Engineer/Scientist (Mid-Level), Austin, TX 22-22-AUS10

INTERA Incorporated is looking for an Air Quality Engineer/Scientist to assist in the execution of job scopes related to air quality permitting and compliance. This is a mid-level position where you’ll manage small to medium-sized air quality projects and serve in key roles in the execution of larger projects. As consultants, our ideal candidate is someone who can efficiently and comfortably manage these projects with a positive disposition towards our technical teams and our clients.

INTERA’s air quality team is recognized by both industry and regulators as experienced and committed professionals who are passionate about helping clients solve their air emissions issues. So join us today as we work towards our company’s purpose of Innovation and stewardship for a sustainable tomorrow.



  • Operate under the direction of the Technical Director of Air Quality
  • Prepare application packages for New Source Review (NSR) and Title V permits
  • Prepare emission calculations for a variety of technical applications and site types
  • Develop and prepare emission inventories for permitting, regulatory reporting, and ongoing compliance
  • Assist in the development of recordkeeping tools
  • Perform Best Available Control Technology (BACT) analyses
  • Perform local, state, and federal regulatory applicability analyses
  • Review work product prepared by junior staff
  • Perform other duties as necessary


Required Qualifications

  • 5-7 years of experience in air quality permitting and compliance projects
  • BS in Civil, Chemical, or Environmental Engineering, Meteorology, Atmospheric Sciences, or related field
  • Strong technical competencies related to relevant scopes of work
  • Enhanced understanding of relevant regulations to your tasks, projects, and overall responsibilities
  • Proficiency in time management
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite and other relevant software tools (i.e., AERMOD, SCREEN3, PROMAX, etc.)
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to shepherd and cultivate client relationships through desirable outcomes on projects and actively assist with business development
  • Ability to mentor and train junior staff
  • Ability to give and receive direction and constructive feedback in a positive manner
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment in a professional manner


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s or PhD in Civil, Chemical, or Environmental Engineering, Meteorology, Atmospheric Sciences, or related field
  • 3-5 years of direct project management experience
  • 2-3 years of project scoping and proposal preparation experience
  • 2-3 years of project experience in air quality dispersion modeling using approved regulatory models (i.e., AERMOD, ISC-PRIME, etc.)
  • Professional Engineer or an E.I.T. license with the goal of obtaining a P.E. license


About INTERA & Our Benefits

Founded in 1974, INTERA has grown into an international geosciences and engineering consulting firm that helps clients make informed business decisions, mitigate risk, and drive optimal outcomes in a multitude of industries.

Building and sustaining a strong company culture is at the heart of INTERA’s practice of good stewardship. We strive to foster an environment where people love the work that they do and the place that they work because we believe that our employees are our most valuable asset. As an employee-owned company, we are committed to investing in our people’s needs for security, health, and well-being with:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance that includes a free health plan option for employee-only coverage
  • Paid Parental Leave – up to 12 weeks for birthing and non-birthing parents
  • Group Term Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Coverage – paid 100% by the company
  • Holiday, Vacation, and Sick Time
  • Opportunities for Stock Ownership
  • Performance-Based Bonuses & Award Programs for Technical Paper Publication
  • Career Coaching instead of Performance Evaluations
  • Tuition Reimbursement, Financial Assistance for Professional Licensure & Registration, and one paid membership to a professional society
  • Pet Insurance, and more

These are some of the reasons why many of our employees have spent 10 to 25 years at INTERA. We love what we do, and it shows.

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INTERA Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity Employer for Minorities/Females/Veterans/People with Disabilities

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