Senior Air Quality Specialist

    • Job Tracking ID: 512171-742179
    • Job Location: California, Open
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: September 04, 2020
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Type of Degree: BA,BS
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Job Description:

Rincon Consultants is a leader in providing quality environmental consulting services throughout California. Recognized as a Zweig Group nationally-ranked 'Best Places to Work,’ we partner with clients in sectors such as transportation, energy and infrastructure, oil and gas, water, commercial and private development and government. Our 250+ associates in 12 offices located in northern, central, and southern CA are dedicated professionals who combine their passion with our purpose.

We are seeking a dynamic, self-driven, and detail-oriented professional to join our team as a Senior Air Quality Specialist. 

The primary job responsibilities will focus around air quality/greenhouse gas analysis with secondary responsibilities pertaining to project management and proposals/marketing efforts. This position serves as a liaison between Rincon, our clients, contractors, and relevant agencies to ensure studies are performed compliant with regulatory guidelines and generally accepted professional standards. This position requires the ability to perform and manage fieldwork, an understanding of modeling techniques and regulatory requirements, clear writing and oral communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and may require occasional travel.

Examples of Air Quality Responsibilities

  • Prepare air quality/health risk/greenhouse gas assessments for various project ranging from individual activities and projects to regional land use programs (e.g. Regional Transportation Plan/General Plans/Climate Action Plans)
  • Develop mitigation measures, performance measurement matrixes, and monitoring programs
  • Prepare proposals and marketing materials for air quality and greenhouse gas assessment services
  • Conduct senior, peer, and third-party reviews of technical analyses and sections of environmental documents
  • Assist in staff training program and workload management

Experience and Skills:

  • Expert level understanding of air quality regulations and how they relate to CEQA/NEPA analyses
  • High level understanding of air quality and greenhouse gas modeling and impact assessment methods recommended by the US EPA, CARB, FHWA, FAA, Caltrans, etc.
  • Experience with air emissions modeling software, such as ISC/AERMOD, HARP, CALINE, CalEEMod, Nonroad/OFFROAD, and MOVES/EMFAC, and other emission modeling methods such as US EPA AP-42
  • 10+ Years of Demonstrated Professional Experience


Total Rewards Package* Includes:

  • HMO, PPO, HDHP, Health Savings Account options
  • Three Weeks’ Vacation accrued in the first year
  • 401(k) / Profit Sharing Retirement Plan
  • 2x/Year Bonus Opportunities
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Eight Paid Holidays
  • Flexible Spending & Dependent Care
  • Employer-paid life and long-term disability insurance
  • Dental, vision, prescription drug
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Volunteer Pay for a Day
  • Legal Shield, Identity Protection, Pet Insurance
  • Professional Development
  • Mentoring
  • Patagonia Merchandise Partnership
  • And much, much more!

*All programs subject to review and change and are provided for regular, full-time employees. 

Rincon Consultants does not accept unsolicited applicant/candidate resumes from search firm recruiters and/or temporary agencies that do not have a signed contract and specified work order with Rincon Consultants. Further, such resumes received will be deemed the sole property of Rincon Consultants and no fees will be paid in the event Rincon Consultants subsequently hires such individual. Rincon Consultants is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.