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Location:
Muscle Shoals, Alabama
Country:
United States
Job Categories:
Environmental - Air pollution
Environmental Engineer/Specialist: Single site
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Industry Segments:
Environmental Services
Experience level:
6-10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Atmospheric (Environmental) Analyst

Analyst, Atmospheric (OER) B - 508693

Job ID: 508693
Location: MUSCLE SHOALS, AL
Organization: Resources & River Management
Department: Air Permits, Compliance, & Monitoring
Location: Muscle Shoals, Alabama
Posting Open: 3/20/2019
Posting Close: 4/19/2019 at 11:59 p.m.

Salary: Competitive

TVA is seeking candidates for an Atmospheric Analyst position in the Environmental Compliance and Operations, Air Programs Support group. This position will support a wide variety of projects including performing air quality modeling, preparing relevant sections of air permit applications, reviewing regulatory applicability, and completing regulatory compliance reports.

The ideal candidate will have the following key competencies:

  • Comprehensive knowledge and applicability of federal, state and local air quality regulations pertaining to the utility industry;
  • Extensive modeling experience using one or more of the following air quality dispersion models:  AERMOD, CALPUFF, CAMx, and SCICHEM;
  • Experience preparing major source air quality permit applications under PSD/NSR, Title V, NSPS, and other environmental regulations;
  • Experience meeting, addressing, and negotiating key air compliance conditions with state regulators;
  • Strong data analysis and computer skills, particularly with the MSOffice suite and Linux platform;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and attention to detail;
  • Project management experience including tracking of milestones and deliverables;
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with a diverse team in a fast-paced environment;
  • Intellectual agility and comfort working across disciplines and learning new skills;
  • Demonstrated responsibility for delivery of submittals within budget and on-time.

Position Qualifications:

  • Minimum:  B.S. degree in atmospheric science, engineering, or physical sciences with at least 10 years of experience in air quality work.
  • Preferred:  Masters/PH.D. degree in atmospheric science, engineering, or physical sciences with at least 5 years of experience in air quality work.

Relocation assistance will be available.

Job Summary:

  • Assesses the impact of power generating system and other pollutant sources on air quality using modeling tools for predicting the atmospheric transport, chemical and physical transformation and deposition of air pollutants over a wide range of spatial and temporal scales. Incorporates new techniques into advanced computer modeling systems for simulating local and regional air pollutant impacts from both TVA and non-TVA sources and from biogenic as well as anthropogenic sources. Develops and/or evaluates complex data bases used as input to assessment models.
  • Develops workplans to apply atmospheric photochemical and dispersion modeling technology to the analysis of the regulatory compliance of TVA projects or programs.  Selects analytical methods and/or develops innovative analytical techniques to achieve program goals.  Selects appropriate numerical methods and develops computer programs to simulate atmospheric processes.
  • Evaluates the impact of existing and proposed governmental air quality legislation and regulations related to atmospheric modeling on TVA operations and programs.
  • Prepares and delivers scientific presentations.
  • Keeps abreast of atmospheric modeling research of other governmental agencies, research institutions, and university groups.  Evaluates the work of these groups and applies their results to the design and interpretation of TVA studies as appropriate.
  • Serves in national scientific and engineering organizations to help transfer technology to and from TVA, to maintain state-of-the-art technical expertise, and to recommend directions for future research programs.

Minimum Qualifications (Consistent with Classification Standard):

  • Education and Experience/Certificates, Licenses, and Registration Requirements/Other Requirements;
  • M.S. or equivalent in atmospheric sciences, physics, meteorology, environmental engineering, or a closely related discipline and a minimum of three years experience in work with similar duties and responsibilities or a B.S. degree and five years of experience.
  • Experience with the application of numerical computer models used for air quality simulations and a good working knowledge of federal and state air quality legislation pertaining to atmospheric modeling.
  • Must have demonstrated proficiency in atmospheric analysis as evidenced by completion of COO Scientific Progression Program or equivalent post graduate education and experience.