SLR Consulting

Project Engineer / Scientist

Company: SLR Consulting

Location: Anchorage, AK, United States

Posted on: August 13

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401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Disability insurance
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account

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  • $59K - $74.6K a year is Indeed's estimated salary for this role in Anchorage, AK.

Full Job Description

The position is a full-time permanent position supporting our air monitoring team in Alaska in the area of air quality, meteorological and noise monitoring services. Successful candidates will have 1-5 years of previous work experience working in air quality or meteorological monitoring within the last 10 years. The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor of Science in atmospheric science, chemistry, engineering, environmental science, physics or equivalent scientific field. Candidates will be expected to support projects in Alaska and the United States, performing field work and travel at all times of the year. Preference will be given to candidates with advanced degree, experience operating and maintaining air quality monitoring equipment, those who demonstrate familiarity with local and regional travel and shipping logistics, and those with prior environmental consulting experience.

About SLR

SLR is a professional consulting and advisory firm that has been advising clients for over 20 years. Starting as a UK business, we now operate as a global company with more than 2000 people delivering client solutions across five regions.
In the United States, SLR has nearly 500 employees located throughout 35 offices. Our team represents a broad and diverse range of technical and environmental capabilities. SLRs professionals offer a blend of experience incorporating engineers, geologists, toxicologists, hydrogeologists, remediation specialists, regulatory and compliance specialists, and environmental scientists. We work for clients throughout our six primary business sectors: Energy, Mining, Industry, Infrastructure, Built Environment and Power.

Comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, orthodontia, vision, flexible spending account, generous PTO accrual, 10 paid holidays, 401(k) retirement account with company matching program, company paid life insurance, short & long term disability insurance, and employee assistance program.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) are at the core of who we are and want to be.

SLR is proud to be an Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity / Veterans / Disabled Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, civil union status, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or veteran status. Applicants may obtain a copy of SLRs Dissemination policy upon request and are eligible to use the resolution process contained therein.

At SLR, we embrace diverse cultures, perspectives, skills, and experiences within and outside our organization. We respect and celebrate differences and want to ensure that we continuously strive to build a place where everyone feels included and is encouraged to be their authentic self.

We are committed to these values, and our SLR Culture & Diversity Team works to actively promote diversity, equity, and inclusion across our people and talent processes, operations, and client work around the world. If you have a disability and need reasonable accommodations at any point in the application or interview process, please contact us at [email protected]

Job Description

  • B.S. atmospheric science, chemistry, engineering, physics, or equivalent scientific field
  • Preference made to those with advanced degree
  • Possess valid drivers license and good driving record
  • Good analytical, organizational, and multitasking skills
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • 1-5 years experience in air quality and/or meteorological monitoring
  • Experience conducting PM10, PM2.5, NOX, SO2, CO, O3, CEMS, or meteorological monitoring for regulatory purposes highly desirable
  • Familiarity with data acquisition systems, telemetry, and remote field monitoring systems
  • Familiar with Campbell Scientific, Teledyne, ThermoScientific, MetOne or other monitoring equipment
  • Ability to test, diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair electrical and mechanical systems
  • Experience reviewing and interpreting regulatory requirements and guidance
  • Knowledge of industrial facility operations and safety protocols desirable
  • Ability to be in the field working for up to 30% of the time. This includes trips of 5-14 days away from home
  • Experience operating and maintaining air quality monitoring equipment
  • Experience with air monitoring and meteorological station design and integration
  • Experience with off-grid power systems
  • Familiar with emission testing methodologies and setups
  • Demonstrated familiarity with local and regional travel and shipping logistics
  • Prior environmental consulting experience
  • Experience interpreting flow diagrams and schematics

The following describe regular performance activities and demands that must be met by an employee to successfully perform job responsibilities, with or without reasonable accommodations. The employee is:
  • Regularly required to reach with hand and arms
  • Regularly required to sit, stand stationary, and move about
  • Required to have vision abilities that include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, fine discriminate detail, and depth perception
  • Frequently required to walk or climb stairs
  • Occasionally required to work in an Arctic environment (weather exposure)
  • Ability to work at active mines, oil and gas facilities, industrial facilities, and other workplaces
  • Occasionally required to sleep in work camp environments
  • Ability to travel by airplane, helicopter, boat, and car, including overnight travel
  • Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Occasionally required to handle large items
  • Occasionally required to lift and/or move equipment weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Occasionally required to climb a ladder
  • Occasionally required to climb a tower
  • Occasionally required to work more than 12 hours per day and varying shift schedule
  • Must be able to take and pass a drug & alcohol screening on a random basis following company and/or client policies

  • Self-motivated and detail oriented
  • Timeliness of deliverable and attendance
  • Problem solving, methodical
  • Focus on quality and accuracy of deliverable
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills
  • Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to support team members and step up at a moments notice
  • Proactive in planning ahead and problem solving
  • Dynamic and team builder

Key Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities
  • Involvement in all aspects of remote monitoring projects including monitoring system design, remote power and communications systems, remote site access logistics, troubleshooting station equipment, data validation and reporting, and preparation of program specific monitoring QA Plans
  • Plan, coordinate, and conduct emission testing activities
  • Frequent field trips to complete installation, calibration, repair, and maintenance work at ambient air and meteorological monitoring stations
  • Developing monitoring quality assurance and health and safety plans
  • Reporting ambient air quality and meteorological data
  • Routine data analysis
  • Reporting
  • Project management assistance
  • Participation in health and safety program


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