Company: Amec Foster Wheeler
Skills: Environmental Engineer
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Location: Chelmsford, MA, US
Status: Active

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is seeking a motivated and skilled Air Quality Engineer with 5-10 years of air quality engineering and other environmental engineering experience to join our Chelmsford, MA office and become an integral member of our team.


Key Responsibilities

This person will be a member of a team providing primarily air quality and other environmental engineering services, such as compliance audits, facility inspections and compliance reporting, to private industry and government clients. This position will support a wide variety of projects including air emissions inventories, permit applications, air quality computer modeling, Stormwater plans, SPCC Plans, and support for other environmental compliance and remediation projects. Some of the responsibilities of this position will include:


  • Provide air quality permitting and regulatory support for existing and new industrial clients (i.e., biopharmaceutical, manufacturing, petrochemical, utility, hospital, university)
  • Conduct air dispersion modeling in support of permit applications, utilize modeling to evaluate and identify new permit requirements, utilize modeling to demonstrate permit compliance
  • Review existing permit conditions for applicability, conformity with rules and site compliance
  • Support for air permitting and preparing Environmental Impact Report projects including emission inventory development and regulatory applicability
  • Develop technical tools and approaches for successful project completion
  • Interface with regulatory agencies for permit development and compliance
  • Technical review and mentoring of junior engineering staff
  • Possible support of other environmental compliance areas including but not limited to: SPCC planning, stormwater planning, wastewater permitting, toxic chemical usage / processing reporting and hazardous waste related projects
  • Will travel to project sites locally, surrounding states and various areas of the country

Skills / Qualifications


  • BS degree in Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering or other technical field - MS degree is a plus
  • 5+ years experience in environmental engineering and air permitting, air pollution control, prevention or abatement in Massachusetts and surrounding states
  • New Source Review and PSD permitting experience is a plus
  • Computer proficient (must have proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and excellent spreadsheet skills
  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Demonstrated verbal communication and technical presentation skills
  • Team player and technical contributor
  • Able to define scope, schedule and budget for project implementation
  • Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the company's driving (MVR) policy


  • MassDEP 310 CMR 7.00 regulations and permitting process for industrial activities
  • Technical understanding of permitting process, air modeling and regulations
  • Working knowledge of the various forms of air dispersion models. Ability to provide air quality modeling support including review of input and output data, processing of meteorological data and execution of models
  • Ability to read, interpret and apply information on State and Federal Air rules, technical guidance, and regulations and compliance determinations
  • Ability to conduct technical and regulatory review of Emission Statements, Operating Permits, Preconstruction Permits and Stack Test Reports
  • Prior experience conducting air quality compliance projects in Massachusetts and surrounding states

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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