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Burns & McDonnell Air Quality Project Manager - Environmental Services (Houston, TX) in Houston, Texas


Burns & McDonnell’s regional operation in Houston is looking for an Air Quality Project Manager to lead air permitting and compliance services to the power, industrial, commercial, transportation and manufacturing industries. Burns & McDonnell is a 100% employee-owned firm ranked numerous times on FORTUNE’s List of 100 Best Companies to Work For and voted as a Best Place to Work in cities across the United States.

This position offers challenging work with significant project variety at a successful, industry-leading company in a dynamic, growing Air & Noise practice.

  • This position will be responsible for preparing air permit applications for major projects, including Prevention of Significant Deterioration and Title V air permits.

  • Air dispersion modeling experience a plus, but not necessary.

  • Technical understanding of his position will require knowledge of oil and gas complex industrial operations in the oil and gas, chemical manufacturing, petroleum refining and/or comparable facilities refinery operations.

  • Responsible for keeping up to date with new and proposed air permitting requirements, emission estimating methods, and regulations.

  • Progressive design and project management responsibilities with experience delivering financially successful projects and leading on quality assurance/control procedures.

  • Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to less experienced staff members.

  • Regularly meets and corresponds with clients, agency officials, or other outside personnel. Interested in international working partnerships.

  • This position includes some marketing responsibilities and occasional travel.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in environmental engineering, environmental science, forestry, or similar degree from an accredited program.

  • Minimum 7 years related experience (completion of master's degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience), including 3 or more years of managing related projects.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • This position requires an individual capable of and experienced with applying intensive and diversified knowledge of principles and practices to a variety broad areas of air quality consulting assignments.

  • Must be capable of devising new approaches to problems encountered.

  • Previous consulting experience preferred. Professional Engineer certification is a plus, but not necessary.


Job Project Management

Primary Location US-TX-Houston

Other Locations US-TX-Austin

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: 213444