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Air Quality Engineer/Scientist

Location: Northern California Regional Offices (San Francisco, Sacramento, Oakland and Petaluma)
Job Code: NC-053018-CE-01
# of openings: 1


Environmental Science Associates (ESA) is an environmental science, planning, and design consulting firm committed to the principles of sound science, technical excellence, integrity, and the promotion of outstanding decision making and sustainability. As a 100-percent employee-owned company with offices located in California, Washington, Oregon and Florida, continuing to meet the needs of our clients as well as the strategic aspirations of our employee-owners requires that we look to add the very best professional talent throughout our practices and offices. Specializing in project planning, environmental analysis and assessment, natural and cultural resources management, environmental restoration and design, and regulatory compliance, ESA’s scientists, historians, planners, designers, and technical specialists provide critical thinking and in-depth analysis to guide successful policy development, project planning, and the creation of enduring multi-objective solutions. Joining ESA means becoming part of a family of environmental professionals for whom every day involves growing your career, learning, creativity, fun, and the satisfaction knowing that you’ve contributed to outstanding iconic projects, improved environmental stewardship, and a more sustainable future for our communities and wild places.

About the Position:

ESA is seeking an Air Quality Engineer or Scientist with three to eight years of technical expertise in air quality and greenhouse gas analyses, emissions modeling and knowledge of traffic impact assessments. Successful candidate will have experience with CEQA/NEPA impact assessment, and experience using air quality models such as AERMOD, CalEEMod, OFFROAD, EMFAC, AERSCREEN, EDMS, MOVES and HARP.  Position also requires familiarity with other regulations and standards, and familiarity with CEQA Guidelines.  Experience doing transportation impact analyses, technical memos, and traffic modeling is a plus.  Successful candidate will have the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Candidates should have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Engineering or Sciences with strong computer skills and excellent written/oral communication skills.  Position is located in Northern California (Sacramento, San Francisco, Petaluma or Oakland).


ESA is owned entirely by our employees, creating a unique ownership culture rooted in a commitment to do work that matters, technical excellence, outstanding client service, professional development, and life-long learning.  ESA’s comprehensive compensation and benefits program reflects our commitment to our employees. Our benefits include: 401(k) Salary Deferral Plan with company match program, Employee Stock Ownership Plan, medical and dental insurance vision care, paid vacation, sick leave, 9 paid holidays, group term life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, commuter/transit incentives, healthcare and daycare Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement assistance, performance bonus plan, and employee referral bonus program.

ESA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.  (EOE M/V/F/D)

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