RTI International is one of the world’s leading research institutes, dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Our staff of more than 2,800 provides research and technical expertise to governments and businesses in more than 40 countries in the areas of health and pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced technology, international development, economic and social policy, energy and the environment, and laboratory and chemistry services.
We are currently seeking an Environmental Engineer to work in our Air Quality Group within the Environment, Health and Economics Division. Candidate will be an air quality professional and will provide technical program support for government and commercial clients including the U.S. EPA’s OAQPS Sector Policies and Programs Division (SPPD) and Climate Change Division (CCD). The successful candidate will report directly to a Staff Manager of the Air Quality Engineering group.
· Assist in the development of Federal air quality regulations.
· Develop emissions inventories for hazardous air pollutants and greenhouse gases (GHGs).
· Identify and evaluate options for reducing GHG emissions from industrial sources.
· Evaluate compliance with domestic and international environmental rules.
· Assess performance and consts of air pollution control equipment and emissions monitoring methods.
· Interpret and apply standard scientific or engineering theories, concepts, and techniques.
· Perform research tasks of significant technical complexity, developing and implementing innovative and creative technical solutions to research problems, questions, and issues.
· Direct and oversee information gathering; reviews technical data and information summaries.
· Communicate with project teams of subcontractors, engineers, and technicians.
· Abide by all environmental, safety, and health guidelines.
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Bachelorâs degree in Chemical or Environmental Engineering or technical discipline (related engineering or science degree)
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Experience with Title V source permitting, air emissions inventories, Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program, National Ambient Air Quality Standards, and National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Engineer in Training (EIT) registration preferred
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Computer spreadsheet and database skills (specifically Excel and Access)
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Demonstrated technical writing ability
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Flexibility to work collaboratively as part of a project team
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â To qualify, applications must be legally authorized to work in the United States and should not require now, or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.