Northwest Environmental Business Council
  • 30-Apr-2018 to 30-May-2018 (PST)
  • State of Oregon Department of Environment Quality
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • 66,528-96,792
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Full Benefits

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality located in Portland, OR currently has 2 openings for Full-Time Environmental Engineer 3's.  The Environmental Engineer 3 will conduct engineering reviews of complex plans and permit documents for various large industrial sources and determine compliance with federal and state regulations.  The reviews will be conducted to determine accuracy, completeness, and conformance with standards and to prepare and issue or deny permits; oversee the implementation of permits; and initiate appropriate enforcement action.  The Environmental Engineer 3 applies engineering principles in evaluating control technologies, emission rates and impacts for a number of existing, new, and modified sources. 


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - To be considered a qualified applicant you must meet the following:

  • Four years of engineering experience;


  • Two years of experience in an environmental protection/control program (the environmental experience may be gained as part of the engineering experience or in addition to the engineering experience);


  • A Bachelor's degree from an ABET accredited school in an engineering field such as Environmental, Chemical, Civil, or Mechanical OR three more years of engineering experience;


  • A current PE.  You MUST be a registered professional engineer. If currently registered as a professional engineer in another state, you must be able to obtain your Oregon registration within 6 months of employment to retain this appointment.

Requested Skills - Preference may be given to those who have experience with the following:

  • Demonstrated ability to lead teams with varying technical backgrounds to meet and exceed deadlines and achieve expected outcomes.
  • Experience mentoring staff and serving as a technical resource for internal and external stakeholders on air quality permitting and compliance work
  • Experience completing or reviewing air quality permit applications, drafting air quality permits, and calculating the potential air quality emissions from a facility.
  • Experience evaluating pollution control technology designs and engineering calculations to validate expected emission reductions.
  • Experience with Oregon's Air Contaminant Discharge Permit and Title V Permit, Prevention of Significant Determination (PSD) and New Source Review (NSR) regulations.


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