[ES_JOBS_NET] Staff Scientist to join our Air Quality Modeling team, SLR International Corporation, Ft. Collins, CO

Christine Wiedinmyer christine.wiedinmyer.ucar at gmail.com
Sun Oct 29 08:29:32 MDT 2017




SLR International Corporation is seeking a Staff Scientist to join our Air
Quality Modeling team within our Fort Collins, Colorado operations.
Successful candidates will have a strong, relevant academic or employment
background, a desire to grow both technically and professionally, and be
motivated to support dynamic and challenging projects. This full-time
position is an excellent opportunity to join a team that is focused on
client service, technical excellence, and a solutions-oriented approach to
each project.

Required Technical Skills and Experience

*	Bachelors of Science in Meteorology, Atmospheric Sciences, or
closely-related scientific or engineering field
*	0-2 years of relevant work experience
*	Demonstrated analytical skills, including problem solving, attention
to detail, and desire to continuously learn new concepts and software
*	Proficient with Microsoft Office, DOS, and some experience with
other scientific software packages or programming/scripting languages
*	Possess valid driver's license
*	Ability to travel by airplane and car, including overnight travel
*	Ability to work independently and summarize and document work
*	Flexible attitude, with the ability to focus on, and meet, multiple
client and internal tasks and deadlines
*	Self-starter with effective written/verbal communication and strong
organization skills

Preferred Technical Skills and Experience

*	Knowledge of boundary layer meteorology and air pollution dispersion
*	Experience with the AERMOD and CALPUFF dispersion models
*	Experience with any other dispersion models, chemical transport
models, or meteorological models
*	Experience with Linux, FORTRAN, Python (or similar scripting
software), GIS software, and AutoCAD
*	Experience with the collection, reduction, validation, and reporting
of ambient air quality and meteorological data
*	Experience performing emission calculations, regulatory compliance
reviews, and preparing permit applications
*	Master's degree in the Meteorology, Atmospheric Sciences, or
closely-related scientific or engineering field is desirable


*	Conduct air dispersion modeling in support of air quality permit
applications or other regulatory drivers
*	Run model pre-processors and construct model input files, execute
models, and analyze results
*	Work with the project manager to diagnose model output and identify
potential solutions
*	Prepare written modeling protocols and reports, including graphics
needed to present information in a logical and accurate manner
*	Perform data screening tasks for meteorological and ambient air
quality monitoring programs
*	Validate meteorological and ambient air quality data, and maintain
all documentation to support the data validation process
*	Produce quarterly meteorological and ambient air quality data
reports for review by senior staff
*	Review federal, state, and local modeling guidance or regulations,
as needed
*	Support other air-quality related tasks such as emission inventory
development, and permitting and compliance, etc.
*	Take ownership and responsibility for any task that is given,
specifically with respect to deadlines, budgets and deliverables

About SLR

SLR is an independent and employee controlled international environmental
consultancy that has an unrivaled reputation for providing high quality
tailored services. We are a dynamic, responsive and fast growing company
with an expanding network of offices in North America, Europe, Australasia,
and Africa. SLR serves the key business sectors of energy, industry, waste
management, mining & minerals, infrastructure, and planning and development.

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

SLR is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer


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