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Barr Engineering Company
4300 MarketPointe Drive, Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55435

Phone: 952-832-2600

Fax: 952-832-2601
Toll free: 800-632-BARR (2277)
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Summary

The person selected for this position will work with teams on projects involving environmental monitoring and problem-solving in the air-quality field. This position presents the opportunity to grow with the air emissions sampling business in one of the leading consulting firms in the upper Midwest and a firm that has been named as a “Best Engineering Firm to Work for” by the Environmental Business Journal and Civil Engineering News. Work will include conducting air-emissions sampling and data collection at industrial facilities, monitoring equipment calibration and maintenance, laboratory analysis and data reduction, and assistance with report preparation for submittal to clients and regulatory authorities. Work will include both travel to and work at client facilities and completion of responsibilities in the Minneapolis office.

NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of industrial and construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate degree in sciences
  • Self-initiative to identify and independently carry out tasks needing completion
  • Self-motivation to put forth effort to meet client needs and fulfill commitments despite obstacles
  • Conscientiousness for accuracy, appropriateness, and timeliness of results
  • Team-oriented approach that places team goals and needs ahead of personal goals
  • A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
  • Positive attitude and approach to problem solving
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Well-organized, thorough, and detail-oriented
  • Strong communication and personal interaction skills
  • Experience with computer spreadsheets
  • Availability and willingness to regularly travel up to 50 percent of the time with the potential for greater levels of periodic travel to meet client needs
  • Ability to lift and carry equipment weighing approximately 70 pounds
  • Ability to work at heights
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or scientific discipline
  • Working knowledge of air-emission test methods
  • Experience with air-emission sampling equipment and conducting air-emission stack tests
  • Experience evaluating environmental data and preparing reports
  • Laboratory/chemistry experience or education

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Summary

The person in this position will work on project teams assisting clients with air quality permitting, environmental compliance, and related technical assignments. Participating in preparing emission inventories; chemical mass balances; monitoring plans; permit applications; technical and economic feasibility studies for pollution-control equipment and processes; and written reports. Responsibilities may also involve waste management; spill prevention, control, and countermeasures plans; risk management plans; and site evaluations and investigations. In addition, the job may require working with permitting agencies and on site at client facilities.

NOTE: NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in chemical, mechanical, or environmental engineering and two years of professional experience working with state and federal air permits such as PSD/NSR, Title V, and state air construction permits
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
  • Demonstrated ability to fulfill commitments on schedule and to do what it takes to meet clients' service expectations and requirements
  • Strong technical and problem-solving skills, including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness, as well as a commitment to producing high-quality deliverables
  • Effectiveness in building working relationships and working on multidiscipline project teams
  • A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
  • Self-initiative and motivation with an emphasis on client service and cultivating a career in environmental consulting
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Ability to travel to client locations and other Barr offices


Preferred Qualifications

  • At least five years of experience working with federal air regulations such as PSD/NSR and CAA Title V, as well as state air construction permit
  • Experience conducting best available control technology (BACT) or similar evaluations
  • Engineering or scientific knowledge and experience in the power, refining, pipeline, ethanol, and/or mining industries
  • Demonstrated organization and management skills
  • Aptitude for developing client relationships and business
  • Ability to identify problem symptoms and causes, and develop and evaluate alternative solutions

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Summary

The person selected for this position will work on project teams assisting clients with air quality permitting, environmental compliance, and related technical assignments. Work will include participating in preparing emission inventories; chemical mass balances; monitoring plans; permit applications; technical and economic feasibility studies for pollution-control equipment and processes; and written reports. Responsibilities may also involve waste management; spill prevention, control, and countermeasures plans; risk management plans; and site evaluations and investigations. In addition, the job may require working with permitting agencies and on site at client facilities.

NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical, mechanical, or environmental engineering or related scientific degree
  • Three years of professional experience working with state and federal air permits such as PSD/NSR, Title V, and state air construction permits
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
  • Demonstrated ability to fulfill commitments on schedule and to do what it takes to meet clients’ service expectations and requirements
  • Strong technical and problem-solving skills, including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness, as well as a commitment to producing high-quality deliverables
  • Effectiveness in building working relationships and working on multidiscipline project teams
  • A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
  • Self-initiative and motivation with an emphasis on client service and cultivating a career in environmental consulting
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Ability to travel to client locations and other Barr offices


Preferred Qualifications

  • Five years of experience working with federal air regulations such as PSD/NSR and CAA Title V, as well as state air construction permit
  • Experience conducting best available control technology (BACT) or similar evaluations
  • Engineering or scientific knowledge and experience in the power, refining, pipeline, ethanol, and/or mining industries
  • Demonstrated organization and management skills
  • Aptitude for developing client relationships and business
  • Ability to identify problem symptoms and causes, and develop and evaluate alternative solutions

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Summary

This position presents the opportunity to work with one of the leading consulting firms in the upper Midwest - one that was recognized in 2011 as the "Best Environmental Engineering Firm to Work For" nationally by CE News.

The person in this position will work on project teams assisting clients with air quality permitting, environmental compliance, and related technical assignments. participating in preparing emission inventories; chemical mass balances; monitoring plans; permit applications; technical and economic feasibility studies for pollution-control equipment and processes; and written reports. Responsibilities may also involve waste management; spill prevention, control, and countermeasures plans; risk management plans; and site evaluations and investigations. In addition, the job may require working with permitting agencies and on site at client facilities.

NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in chemical, mechanical, or environmental engineering or related scientific degree and five years of professional experience working with state and federal air permits such as PSD/NSR, Title V, and state air construction permits
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
  • Demonstrated ability to fulfill commitments on schedule and to do what it takes to meet clients' service expectations and requirements
  • Strong technical and problem-solving skills, including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness, as well as a commitment to producing high-quality deliverables
  • Effectiveness in building working relationships and working on multidiscipline project teams
  • A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
  • Self-initiative and motivation with an emphasis on client service and cultivating a career in environmental consulting
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Ability to travel to client locations and other Barr offices


Preferred Qualifications

  • At least eight years of experience working with federal air regulations such as PSD/NSR and CAA Title V, as well as state air construction permit
  • Experience conducting best available control technology (BACT) or similar evaluations
  • Engineering or scientific knowledge and experience in the power, refining, pipeline, ethanol, and/or mining industries
  • Demonstrated organization and management skills
  • Aptitude for developing client relationships and business
  • Ability to identify problem symptoms and causes, and develop and evaluate alternative solutions

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Summary

This position presents the opportunity to work with one of the leading consulting firms in the upper Midwest - one that was recognized in 2011 as the "Best Environmental Engineering Firm to Work For" nationally by CE News.

The person in this position will work on project teams assisting clients with air quality permitting, environmental regulatory compliance, and related technical assignments. Work may include participating in preparing emission inventories; chemical mass balances; monitoring plans; permit applications; technical and economic feasibility studies for pollution-control equipment and processes; and written reports. Responsibilities may also involve waste management; spill prevention, control, and countermeasures plans; risk management plans; and site evaluations and investigations. In addition, the job may require working with permitting agencies and on site at client facilities.

NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions common in industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in chemical, mechanical, or environmental engineering or related scientific degree and five years of professional experience with state and federal air permits such as PSD/NSR, Title V, and state air construction permits
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
  • Demonstrated ability to fulfill commitments on schedule and to do what it takes to meet clients' service expectations and requirements
  • Strong technical and problem-solving skills, including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness, as well as a commitment to producing high-quality deliverables
  • Effectiveness in building working relationships and working on multidiscipline project teams
  • A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
  • Self-initiative and motivation, with an emphasis on client service and cultivating a career in environmental consulting
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Ability to travel to client locations and other Barr offices


Preferred Qualifications

  • At least eight years of experience working with federal air regulations such as PSD/NSR and CAA Title V, as well as state air construction permits
  • Engineering or scientific knowledge and experience in the power, refining, pipeline, ethanol, and/or mining industries
  • Demonstrated organization and management skills
  • Aptitude for developing client relationships and business
  • Ability to identify problem symptoms and causes, and evaluate and develop alternative solutions

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Summary

The person selected for this position will work as part of project teams to complete civil and environmental engineering and related technical assignments. Project work may include water quality investigations and modeling; environmental permitting; hydraulic and hydrologic modeling and analysis; and work contaminated site assessment and remediation projects. The engineer will also be expected to participate in field assignments involving environmental sampling, hydrologic measurements, surveying, construction observation, observing well drilling operations, etc. Assignments may also include work with GIS, CADD, and spreadsheets; drafting reports; assisting in completing plans and specifications; developing permit applications and performing regulatory reviews; and working with permitting agencies and public officials. The work may at times involve short-term, out-of-town assignments.

NOTE: Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites, sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials, and mining sites. Participation in an MSHA safety training program and OSHA-mandated physical examination and medical surveillance program may be required. All safety training will be provided. Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in civil/environmental engineering or related discipline
  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certified, or ability to obtain certification within one year
  • Basic understanding of water-related environmental regulations
  • Understanding of hydrologic analysis, open-channel and pipe flow, lake and stream water quality issues, and stormwater best management practices (BMPs)
  • Strong computer skills, including word processing and use of spreadsheets, and exposure to hydrologic and hydraulic computer modeling, GIS, and CADD software
  • Flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
  • Ability to work in teams, concentrate on details and keep project information organized
  • Capacity to thrive in fast-paced work situations
  • Conscientiousness concerning the accuracy, appropriateness, and timeliness of results
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • M.S. degree in civil or environmental engineering
  • 3-5 years of environmental consulting experience
  • Strong technical skills in a wide range of civil engineering topics
  • Project or task management experience
  • Experience with contaminated stormwater and wastewater treatment
  • Familiarity with pollutant load allocation and waste load allocation development
  • Experience with ArcGIS, AutoCAD, Civil 3D or other CADD-based civil design software
  • Experience with hydrologic, hydraulic, and water-quality models
  • Familiarity with soils classification, soils investigations, and site assessment
  • Experience with water environmental regulations and permitting in Missouri or other states
  • Experience with construction oversight
  • Project design experience (e.g. water/wastewater treatment facilities, site or roadway design, stormwater management facility design, etc.), including preparation of plans and specifications

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Summary

Barr Engineering and Environmental Science Canada Ltd. is seeking a senior-level ecologist/biologist to join its Calgary office and undertake challenging and progressive work on projects related to natural resource assessments and permitting. Barr seeks a senior-level manager who is able to manage projects, assess project opportunities for their alignment with Barr’s capabilities, manage subconsultants, plan and advocate for staff growth as driven by opportunity, and mentor and develop staff in this practice area.

Project responsibilities will include managing field investigations and mapping, contributing to environmental assessment projects, technical writing, client and regulatory communications, internal team coordination, staff mentoring, and tracking financial performance on projects. Business development activities will include cultivating a client network and familiarizing prospective clients with the full range of services offered by Barr, evaluating project opportunities, and developing proposals and cost estimates.

Assignments may include working as an individual or as part of a project team to assist with a range of relevant tasks. Examples include conducting, planning, and supervising environmental field surveys; preparing environmental assessment applications, reports, and other documents; preparing permit applications; negotiating with regulatory agencies; conducting wetland evaluations and delineations; and planning and conducting wetland restoration projects. The ecologist/biologist will work with scientists, engineers, other Barr staff, regulatory staff, and clients. The ecologist/biologist will resolve ecological and regulatory constraints for projects, develop mitigation approaches for development impacts, and prepare applications and reports required for project implementation.

NOTE: Job assignments may involve work in locations featuring rough terrain, steep slopes, wetlands, and dense vegetation. The candidate must also have the ability to work on construction and industrial sites, entering and working in facilities with limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities.


Minimum Qualifications

  • B.Sc. in ecology, botany, wildlife biology, or a related natural resources field
  • At least 10 years of directly related experience
  • Current registration, or ability to obtain Professional Biologist (Alberta) registration within one year
  • Significant botanical or wildlife survey assessment experience
  • Experience conducting surveys for Species at Risk
  • Knowledge of and experience with provincial and federal permitting processes related to at least two of the following areas: environmental assessments, endangered species, wetlands, fisheries, or some other relevant area of practice
  • Significant project management experience and interpersonal skills
  • Superior oral and written communication ability
  • Proven experience in meeting client needs
  • Ability to work cooperatively with local, provincial, and federal regulators
  • Demonstrated project organization and management/leadership skills
  • Flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Legally authorized to work in Canada without the need for sponsorship


Preferred Qualifications

  • Registration as a Professional Biologist in Alberta
  • Advanced degree and/or specialized experience in ecology, botany, wildlife biology, or a related natural resources field
  • Experience in wetland delineation and permitting projects and wetland assessments
  • Proficiency with GIS tools
  • Additional experience in other areas of environmental practice such as contaminated site investigations and remediation, environmental (air or water quality) permitting, environmental audits, etc.
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

Barr Engineering and Environmental Science Canada, Ltd. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in Canada. 

Barr Engineering Company strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.

Barr is an equal opportunity employer.

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Summary

The person selected for this position will work on multidiscipline project teams providing electrical engineering and related technical expertise. Work will include integrating process, mechanical, and control requirements into comprehensive electrical systems. Typical tasks will include completing calculations and analyses; developing design details; preparing drawings, specifications, sketches, and cost estimates; selecting equipment; writing proposals and reports; and communicating with clients. Project work will include design of power and controls for power plants, refineries, mine processing facilities and other heavy industrial facilities. The work may at times involve short-term, out-of-town assignments.

NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Safety training will be provided. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering with academic coursework focused on power or control systems
  • 0 to 3 years of relevant experience
  • Computer skills and familiarity with AutoCAD, Excel, and Word
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to work cooperatively with team members in a high-energy working environment that encourages self-initiative
  • A flexible working style and a willingness to modify personal schedules as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a design capacity on projects directly related to job responsibilities described above at a consulting engineering or industrial organization
  • Power distribution experience
  • Experience interfacing databases of common Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) with other end-user applications such as Distributed Control Systems (DCSs)
  • Experience with Allen Bradley PLCs and short-circuit studies and analyses
  • Proven project or task management skills
  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certified, or ability to obtain within one year
  • GPA 3.0 or greater

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Summary

The person in this position will work on multidiscipline project teams providing electrical engineering and related technical expertise. Work will include integrating process, mechanical, and control requirements into comprehensive electrical systems. Projects will focus on design and analysis and will include preparing plans and specifications, writing reports, and developing cost estimations, and will include design of power and controls from the ground up. The work will be related to industrial processing facilities, power plants, mining facilities, and municipal water and wastewater facilities. The person in this position will also be responsible for the management of projects, coaching and mentoring less-experienced staff, providing technical leadership, and team management to meet clients' needs. The work may at times involve short-term out-of-town assignments.

NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Safety training will be provided.


Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering with academic coursework focused on power or control systems
  • At least 5 years of related experience working in a design capacity on projects directly related to job responsibilities described above at a consulting engineering or industrial organization
  • Working knowledge of codes, standards, laws, and regulations applicable to the project assignments described above
  • Computer skills and familiarity with AutoCAD, Excel, and Word
  • Ability and willingness to work cooperatively with team members in a high-energy working environment that encourages self-initiative
  • A flexible working style and a willingness to modify personal schedules as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years of related experience
  • Knowledge and experience with industrial manufacturing processes such as power plants, petroleum refining, mining and/or minerals processing, chemical production or municipal facilities
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license or ability to obtain within one year
  • Demonstrated project organization and management skills
  • Client-relationship and business-development skills

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Summary

Barr Engineering Co. is seeking an entry-level environmental engineer to join its Minneapolis office and undertake challenging and progressive work on projects related to the evaluation and remediation of contaminated sites. Assignments may include working as an individual or as part of a project team to assist with any of the following tasks: onsite investigations of contaminated soil, soil gas, sediment, and groundwater; construction observation; engineering calculations; remedial design; construction cost estimates, plans, and specifications; and technical reports. Field work opportunities for this position may include some out-of-town travel.

NOTE: Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. Participation in an OSHA-mandated medical surveillance program will be required, and safety training will be provided before being assigned to work on these sites. Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor or master's degree in civil, chemical, environmental, or geological engineering
  • Academic course work directly related to the job responsibilities described above
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0
  • Strong computer skills, including word processing, use of spreadsheets, and exposure to GIS and CAD software
  • Strong technical and problem-solving skills, excellent communication skills, and attention to detail
  • Flexible working style and ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
  • Willingness to travel and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Engineer-in-training (EIT) certified or able to obtain certification within one year
  • One to three years of experience working on construction or environmental sites
  • Familiarity with environmental regulations

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Summary

Barr Engineering is seeking an entry-level environmental engineer to join its Ann Arbor office and undertake challenging and progressive work on projects related to the evaluation and remediation of contaminated sites. Assignments may include working as an individual or as part of a project team to assist with any of the following tasks: onsite investigations of contaminated soil, soil gas, sediment and groundwater; construction observation; engineering calculations; remedial design; construction cost estimates, plans and specifications; and technical reports. Field work opportunities for this position may include some out-of-town travel.

NOTE: Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. Participation in an OSHA mandated medical surveillance program will be required and safety training will be provided before being assigned to work on these sites. Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery and other conditions typical of industrial facilities.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in civil, chemical, environmental, or geological engineering with academic course work directly related to the job responsibilities described above
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0
  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certified, or ability to obtain certification within one year
  • Strong computer skills, including word processing, use of spreadsheets and exposure to GIS software
  • Strong technical and problem solving skills, excellent communication skills and attention to detail
  • A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
  • Willingness to travel and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in civil, chemical, environmental, or geological engineering
  • Familiarity with environmental regulations
  • One to three years of experience working on construction or environmental sites

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Summary

Barr Engineering Co. is seeking a mid-level environmental engineer to join its Duluth office and undertake challenging and progressive work on projects related to environmental permitting and compliance. The person in this position may work with a diverse mix of industrial, utility, mining, and manufacturing clients on a variety of environmental consulting projects. Their focus will be on helping our clients comply with the environmental regulatory programs applicable to their operations. The primary programs they will be working with may include air quality permitting and compliance, RCRA waste management, and Clean Water Act NPDES permitting, including wastewater and stormwater. Other programs may include OPA 90, EPCRA, SDWA, SPCC and DOT compliance. Application of problem solving and consulting skills in development of strategies and plans to meet client objectives will be required.


The Projects / Work

The person in this position will work on project teams providing assistance in completing air quality permitting, environmental compliance, and related technical assignments. Work may include:

  • Preparing emission inventories
  • Assisting with chemical mass balances
  • Creating monitoring plans
  • Preparing permit applications
  • Conducting technical and economic feasibility studies for pollution control equipment and processes
  • Writing reports
  • Work may also include providing assistance on other environmental and regulatory program issues such as waste management, spill prevention, control and countermeasures plans, risk management plans, and site evaluations and investigations. Assignments may require working onsite at client facilities.

    Potential projects will involve technical analysis and solution development; client compliance task assistance; regulatory negotiations; and guidance on other environmental and regulatory program issues such as waste management, spill prevention, control and countermeasure plans, risk management plans, and site evaluations and investigations. While fulfilling these duties, the person in this position may interface with federal, state, and local government officials and regulatory staff, resource managers; other industry representatives; technical and information resource experts; and interested and concerned citizens.


    Key activities may include:

    • Evaluating new or existing processes or systems with respect to regulatory requirements
    • Performing environmental compliance audits
    • Providing training
    • Interpreting regulations
    • Helping with environmental compliance at remediation sites
    • Preparing permit applications
    • Leading stakeholder group discussions

    The work may require short-term, out-of-town assignments in the field or in another office.

    NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • BS or MS in civil, environmental, mechanical, chemical engineering, or related scientific degree
    • One and a half to three years of professional experience with federal/state environmental regulatory programs
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
    • Demonstrated ability to fulfill commitments regarding timeliness of work to meet the service requirements of clients
    • Strong technical and problem solving skills, including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
    • Ability to build working relationships and work in multi-disciplined project teams
    • A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
    • Self-initiative and motivation with an emphasis on client service and growing a career in environmental consulting
    • Exceptional computer skills, including word processing and spreadsheets
    • Acceptable driving record
    • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship


    Preferred Qualifications

    • More than five years of related experience
    • Experience in the petroleum refining, pipeline, ethanol, and/or mining industries
    • DOT Hazardous Materials shipping experience
    • Experience managing waste streams at industrial facilities
    • Experience with environmental contractors and TSDFs
    • Hazardous waste-site remediation experience
    • Hazardous materials spill-response and planning experience
    • Ability to identify, develop, and evaluate solutions to complex regulatory issues
    • Aptitude for developing client relationships and business

    Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
     
    Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
     
    Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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    Summary

    The person in this engineer/scientist role will work on projects involving water quality analysis, NPDES permitting, and hydrologic and water quality modeling. The work may also involve developing permit applications, preparing environmental reviews and restoration plans, negotiating with regulatory agencies, and analyzing/resolving ecological and regulatory constraints for projects. The engineer/scientist will work in teams with other Barr scientists and engineers, as well as with regulatory agencies. Business development (meeting with clients and prospective clients, responding to RFPs, preparing proposals, etc.) will be a part of the responsibilities. Field assignments (site visits for data collection, water quality sampling, etc.) may be required; the work may, at times, involve short-term, out-of-town assignments.

    NOTE: Candidate must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and in facilities with limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required. Safety training will be provided.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • B.S. in civil or environmental engineering, or related program
    • Five years of experience and (for engineering candidates) P.E. license or ability to obtain P.E. within six months
    • Background in water chemistry and water quality analysis
    • Experience with GIS tools and water quality models
    • Superior writing and communication skills
    • Experience with business development activities
    • Knowledge of state and federal NPDES regulations and permitting processes
    • Ability to work cooperatively with local, state, and federal regulators
    • Commitment to meeting client and project needs


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Advanced degree and/or specialized experience in water quality modeling and analysis
    • Proficiency with GIS tools and water quality models
    • Experience in the petroleum refining, pipeline, ethanol, mining, and/or power industries
    • Detailed understanding of state and federal regulatory programs, especially those concerned with water quality
    • NPDES permitting experience; TMDL development experience
    • Experience working with the regulatory community
    • Demonstrated success with business development activities
    • Consulting experience

    Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
     
    Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
     
    Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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    Summary

    This position presents the opportunity to work with a leading consulting firm and the firm that has been recognized nationally as one of the “Best Environmental Engineering Firms to Work For” by CE News.

    The person selected for this position will work on a variety of environmental consulting projects to support an industrial client base. The position requires strong problem-solving ability and communication skills to develop solutions to meet client objectives for air and water program regulatory requirements. Projects may include compliance assistance, on-site staff assistance, site evaluations and investigations, regulatory and technical analysis, solution development, report writing, and regulatory negotiations. In fulfilling these duties, the position will interface with internal project teams, industry representatives, and regulatory staff. Key job activities may include: mass balance calculations; emission inventories; evaluation and troubleshooting of new or existing systems; providing regulatory assistance including preparing draft NPDES permit applications, air quality permit applications, and related documents; development of compliance monitoring plans; development of waste management, spill prevention and risk management plans; and technical and economic feasibility studies for pollution control equipment and processes. The work may require out-of-town assignments in the field, client facility or in another Barr office.

    NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in environmental science, chemistry, environmental engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, or a related scientific degree
    • 2+ years of experience as a process engineer in an industrial setting, or equivalent
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
    • Strong technical and problem solving skills including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
    • Strong computer skills, including MS Excel, Word, and Outlook
    • Effectiveness in building working relationships and working in multi-disciplined project teams
    • A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
    • Self-initiative and motivation with an emphasis on client service and growing a career in environmental consulting
    • Willingness to travel for field work or work at client sites 20-30% of the time
    • Acceptable driving record
    • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship


    Preferred Qualifications

    • One or more internships in industry or consulting
    • Five years of post-college professional experience
    • High level of proficiency working in Excel spreadsheets
    • Experience working with regulations and environmental permitting
    • Project or task management skills
    • Aptitude for developing client relationships and business
    • FE certification and interest in pursuing a PE

    Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
     
    Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
     
    Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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    Summary

    This position presents the opportunity to work with a leading consulting firm and the firm that has been recognized nationally as one of the “Best Environmental Engineering Firms to Work For” by CE News.

    The person selected for this position will work on a variety of environmental consulting projects to support an industrial client base. The position requires strong problem-solving ability and communication skills to develop solutions to meet client objectives for air and water program regulatory requirements. Projects may include compliance assistance, on-site staff assistance, site evaluations and investigations, regulatory and technical analysis, solution development, report writing, and regulatory negotiations. In fulfilling these duties, the position will interface with internal project teams, industry representatives, and regulatory staff. Key job activities may include: mass balance calculations; emission inventories; evaluation and troubleshooting of new or existing systems; providing regulatory assistance including preparing draft NPDES permit applications, air quality permit applications, and related documents; development of compliance monitoring plans; development of waste management, spill prevention and risk management plans; and technical and economic feasibility studies for pollution control equipment and processes. The work may require out-of-town assignments in the field, client facility or in another Barr office.

    NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in environmental science, chemistry, environmental engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, or a related scientific degree
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
    • Strong technical and problem solving skills including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
    • Strong computer skills, including MS Excel, Word, and Outlook
    • Effectiveness in building working relationships and working in multi-disciplined project teams
    • A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
    • Self-initiative and motivation with an emphasis on client service and growing a career in environmental consulting
    • Willingness to travel for field work or work at client sites 20-30% of the time
    • Acceptable driving record.
    • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship


    Preferred Qualifications

    • One or more internships in industry or consulting
    • Five years of post-college professional experience
    • High level of proficiency working in Excel spreadsheets
    • Experience working with regulations and environmental permitting
    • Project or task management skills
    • Aptitude for developing client relationships and business
    • FE certification and interest in pursuing a PE

    Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
     
    Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
     
    Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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    Bismarck, ND link print
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    Summary

    This position presents the opportunity to work with a leading consulting firm and the firm that has been recognized nationally as one of the “Best Environmental Engineering Firms to Work For” by CE News.

    The person selected for this position will work on a variety of environmental consulting projects to support an industrial client base. The position requires strong problem-solving ability and communication skills to develop solutions to meet client objectives for air and water program regulatory requirements. Projects may include compliance assistance, on-site staff assistance, site evaluations and investigations, regulatory and technical analysis, solution development, report writing, and regulatory negotiations. In fulfilling these duties, the position will interface with internal project teams, industry representatives, and regulatory staff. Key job activities may include: mass balance calculations; emission inventories; evaluation and troubleshooting of new or existing systems; providing regulatory assistance including preparing draft NPDES permit applications, air quality permit applications, and related documents; development of compliance monitoring plans; development of waste management, spill prevention and risk management plans; and technical and economic feasibility studies for pollution control equipment and processes. The work may require out-of-town assignments in the field, client facility or in another Barr office.

    NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in environmental science, chemistry, environmental engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, or a related scientific degree
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
    • Strong technical and problem solving skills including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
    • Strong computer skills, including MS Excel, Word, and Outlook
    • Effectiveness in building working relationships and working in multi-disciplined project teams
    • A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
    • Self-initiative and motivation with an emphasis on client service and growing a career in environmental consulting
    • Willingness to travel for field work or work at client sites 20-30% of the time
    • Acceptable driving record.
    • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship


    Preferred Qualifications

    • One or more internships in industry or consulting
    • Five years of post-college professional experience
    • High level of proficiency working in Excel spreadsheets
    • Experience working with regulations and environmental permitting
    • Project or task management skills
    • Aptitude for developing client relationships and business
    • FE certification and interest in pursuing a PE

    Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
     
    Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
     
    Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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    Duluth, MN link print
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    Summary

    This position presents the opportunity to work with a leading consulting firm and the firm that has been recognized nationally as one of the “Best Environmental Engineering Firms to Work For” by CE News.

    The person selected for this position will work on a variety of environmental consulting projects to support an industrial client base. The position requires strong problem-solving ability and communication skills to develop solutions to meet client objectives for air and water program regulatory requirements. Projects may include compliance assistance, on-site staff assistance, site evaluations and investigations, regulatory and technical analysis, solution development, report writing, and regulatory negotiations. In fulfilling these duties, the position will interface with internal project teams, industry representatives, and regulatory staff. Key job activities may include: mass balance calculations; emission inventories; evaluation and troubleshooting of new or existing systems; providing regulatory assistance including preparing draft NPDES permit applications, air quality permit applications, and related documents; development of compliance monitoring plans; development of waste management, spill prevention and risk management plans; and technical and economic feasibility studies for pollution control equipment and processes. The work may require out-of-town assignments in the field, client facility or in another Barr office.

    NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in environmental science, chemistry, environmental engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, or a related scientific degree
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
    • Strong technical and problem solving skills including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
    • Strong computer skills, including MS Excel, Word, and Outlook
    • Effectiveness in building working relationships and working in multi-disciplined project teams
    • A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
    • Self-initiative and motivation with an emphasis on client service and growing a career in environmental consulting
    • Willingness to travel for field work or work at client sites 20-30% of the time
    • Acceptable driving record.
    • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship


    Preferred Qualifications

    • One or more internships in industry or consulting
    • Five years of post-college professional experience
    • High level of proficiency working in Excel spreadsheets
    • Experience working with regulations and environmental permitting
    • Project or task management skills
    • Aptitude for developing client relationships and business
    • FE certification and interest in pursuing a PE

    Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
     
    Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
     
    Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

    apply online

    Jefferson City, MO link print
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    Summary

    This position presents the opportunity to work with a leading consulting firm and the firm that has been recognized nationally as one of the “Best Environmental Engineering Firms to Work For” by CE News.

    The person selected for this position will work on a variety of environmental consulting projects to support an industrial client base. The position requires strong problem-solving ability and communication skills to develop solutions to meet client objectives for air and water program regulatory requirements. Projects may include compliance assistance, on-site staff assistance, site evaluations and investigations, regulatory and technical analysis, solution development, report writing, and regulatory negotiations. In fulfilling these duties, the position will interface with internal project teams, industry representatives, and regulatory staff. Key job activities may include: mass balance calculations; emission inventories; evaluation and troubleshooting of new or existing systems; providing regulatory assistance including preparing draft NPDES permit applications, air quality permit applications, and related documents; development of compliance monitoring plans; development of waste management, spill prevention and risk management plans; and technical and economic feasibility studies for pollution control equipment and processes. The work may require out-of-town assignments in the field, client facility or in another Barr office.

    NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in environmental science, chemistry, environmental engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, or a related scientific degree
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
    • Strong technical and problem solving skills including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
    • Strong computer skills, including MS Excel, Word, and Outlook
    • Effectiveness in building working relationships and working in multi-disciplined project teams
    • A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
    • Self-initiative and motivation with an emphasis on client service and growing a career in environmental consulting
    • Willingness to travel for field work or work at client sites 20-30% of the time
    • Acceptable driving record.
    • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship


    Preferred Qualifications

    • One or more internships in industry or consulting
    • Five years of post-college professional experience
    • High level of proficiency working in Excel spreadsheets
    • Experience working with regulations and environmental permitting
    • Project or task management skills
    • Aptitude for developing client relationships and business
    • FE certification and interest in pursuing a PE

    Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
     
    Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
     
    Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

    apply online

    Minneapolis, MN link print
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    Summary

    This position presents the opportunity to work with a leading consulting firm and the firm that has been recognized nationally as one of the “Best Environmental Engineering Firms to Work For” by CE News.

    The person selected for this position will work on a variety of environmental consulting projects to support an industrial client base. The position requires strong problem-solving ability and communication skills to develop solutions to meet client objectives for air and water program regulatory requirements. Projects may include compliance assistance, on-site staff assistance, site evaluations and investigations, regulatory and technical analysis, solution development, report writing, and regulatory negotiations. In fulfilling these duties, the position will interface with internal project teams, industry representatives, and regulatory staff. Key job activities may include: mass balance calculations; emission inventories; evaluation and troubleshooting of new or existing systems; providing regulatory assistance including preparing draft NPDES permit applications, air quality permit applications, and related documents; development of compliance monitoring plans; development of waste management, spill prevention and risk management plans; and technical and economic feasibility studies for pollution control equipment and processes. The work may require out-of-town assignments in the field, client facility or in another Barr office.

    NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in environmental science, chemistry, environmental engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, or a related scientific degree
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
    • Strong technical and problem solving skills including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
    • Strong computer skills, including MS Excel, Word, and Outlook
    • Effectiveness in building working relationships and working in multi-disciplined project teams
    • A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
    • Self-initiative and motivation with an emphasis on client service and growing a career in environmental consulting
    • Willingness to travel for field work or work at client sites 20-30% of the time
    • Acceptable driving record.
    • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship


    Preferred Qualifications

    • One or more internships in industry or consulting
    • Five years of post-college professional experience
    • High level of proficiency working in Excel spreadsheets
    • Experience working with regulations and environmental permitting
    • Project or task management skills
    • Aptitude for developing client relationships and business
    • FE certification and interest in pursuing a PE

    Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
     
    Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
     
    Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

    apply online

    Salt Lake City, UT link print
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    Summary

    This position presents the opportunity to work with one of the leading consulting firms in the Upper Midwest and a firm recognized in 2009, 2011, 2013, and 2015 as one of the "Best Environmental Engineering Firm to Work For" nationally by CE News.

    The person selected for this position will work on environmental consulting projects for industrial, power, fuels, and mining clients. Work will involve helping our clients comply with the environmental regulatory programs applicable to their operations. Problem-solving and consulting skills will be critical to developing strategies that will meet client objectives.

    The primary focus is water programs, including NPDES permit, environmental review of water impacts, water appropriations and other water related matters. Projects may include technical analysis and solution development; report writing; preparing permit applications; assisting clients with compliance issues; regulatory negotiations; providing guidance on other environmental and regulatory program issues ; developing project scopes of work, work plans and associated cost estimates. In fulfilling this role, the successful candidate may work with federal, state, and local government officials and regulatory staff, resource managers, other industry representatives, technical and information resource experts, and interested and concerned stakeholders.

    Key activities may include evaluation of new or existing processes or systems with respect to regulatory requirements; interpreting regulations; providing training; and preparing permit applications. The work may require short-term, out-of-town assignments in the field or in another office.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in environmental or chemical engineering and 10 years of professional experience with federal and state environmental regulatory programs, especially NPDES permits
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
    • Demonstrated ability to fulfill commitments regarding timeliness of work to meet the service requirements of clients
    • Strong technical and problem solving skills including attention to detail, accuracy and completeness
    • Effectiveness in building working relationships and working in multi-disciplined project teams
    • Flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
    • Self-initiative and motivation with an emphasis on client service and growing a career in environmental consulting
    • Computer aptitude, including experience with Microsoft Office
    • Acceptable driving record


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience in the petroleum refining, pipeline, ethanol, mining, and/or power industries
    • Ability to identify, develop and evaluate solutions to complex regulatory issues
    • Aptitude for developing client relationships and business

    Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
     
    Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
     
    Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

    apply online

    Minneapolis, MN link print
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    Summary

    This position presents the opportunity to work with one of the leading consulting firms in the Upper Midwest and a firm recognized in 2009, 2011, 2013, and 2015 as one of the "Best Environmental Engineering Firm to Work For" nationally by CE News.

    The person selected for this position will work on environmental consulting projects for industrial, power, fuels, and mining clients. Work will involve helping our clients comply with the environmental regulatory programs applicable to their operations. Problem-solving and consulting skills will be critical to developing strategies that will meet client objectives.

    The primary focus is water programs, including NPDES permit, environmental review of water impacts, water appropriations and other water related matters. Projects may include technical analysis and solution development; report writing; preparing permit applications; assisting clients with compliance issues; regulatory negotiations; providing guidance on other environmental and regulatory program issues ; developing project scopes of work, work plans and associated cost estimates. In fulfilling this role, the successful candidate may work with federal, state, and local government officials and regulatory staff, resource managers, other industry representatives, technical and information resource experts, and interested and concerned stakeholders.

    Key activities may include evaluation of new or existing processes or systems with respect to regulatory requirements; interpreting regulations; providing training; and preparing permit applications. The work may require short-term, out-of-town assignments in the field or in another office.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in environmental or chemical engineering and 10 years of professional experience with federal and state environmental regulatory programs, especially NPDES permits
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
    • Demonstrated ability to fulfill commitments regarding timeliness of work to meet the service requirements of clients
    • Strong technical and problem solving skills including attention to detail, accuracy and completeness
    • Effectiveness in building working relationships and working in multi-disciplined project teams
    • Flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
    • Self-initiative and motivation with an emphasis on client service and growing a career in environmental consulting
    • Computer aptitude, including experience with Microsoft Office
    • Acceptable driving record


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience in the petroleum refining, pipeline, ethanol, mining, and/or power industries
    • Ability to identify, develop and evaluate solutions to complex regulatory issues
    • Aptitude for developing client relationships and business

    Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
     
    Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
     
    Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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    Summary

    Barr Engineering Co. is seeking an entry-level geologist to join its Grand Rapids office to undertake challenging and progressive work on projects related to the investigation, evaluation, and remediation of contaminated sites. Assignments may include working as an individual or as part of a project team to assist with any of the following tasks: environmental site assessments; on-site investigations of contaminated soil, sediment, and groundwater; aquifer test performance and analysis; construction observation; and preparation of drilling logs, geologic maps, cross-sections and technical reports. On-site investigation tasks may include observing drilling and monitoring well installation, classifying soil and bedrock samples and collecting samples for field screening and laboratory analysis. Field work opportunities for this position will be year-round and will likely include some out-of-town travel.

    NOTE: Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. Participation in an OSHA-mandated medical surveillance program will be required and safety training will be provided before being assigned to work on these sites. Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery and other conditions typical of industrial facilities.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in geology
    • Academic course work directly related to the job responsibilities described above and successful completion of a field or research course
    • Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members, regulators and clients
    • Strong technical and problem solving skills with attention to detail and the ability to multi-task
    • Strong computer skills, including word processing and use of spreadsheets
    • A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
    • Willingness to travel and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs
    • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in geology
    • 3-5 years of experience related to environmental work
    • 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard (HAZWOPER) certification
    • Familiarity with environmental regulations

    Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
     
    Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
     
    Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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    Summary

    Barr Engineering Co. is seeking an entry-level geologist to join its Duluth office in the spring of 2017 to undertake challenging and progressive work on projects related to the investigation, evaluation, and remediation of contaminated sites. Assignments may include working as an individual or as part of a project team to assist with any of the following tasks: environmental site assessments; onsite investigations of contaminated soil, sediment, groundwater, surface water, and vapor; aquifer test performance and analysis; construction observation; and preparation of drilling logs, geologic maps, cross-sections, and technical reports. Onsite investigation tasks may include observing drilling and monitoring well installation, classifying soil and bedrock samples, and collecting samples for field screening and laboratory analysis. Field work opportunities for this position will be year-round and will include some out-of-town travel.

    NOTE: Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. Participation in an OSHA-mandated medical surveillance program will be required, and safety training will be provided before being assigned to work on these sites. Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in geology
    • Academic course work directly related to the job responsibilities described above
    • Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members, regulators, and clients
    • Strong technical and problem-solving skills and attention to detail
    • Strong computer skills, including word processing and use of spreadsheets
    • Flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
    • Willingness to travel and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs
    • Legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master's degree in geology
    • Successful completion of a field or research course
    • Coursework related to groundwater flow
    • One to three years of experience related to environmental work
    • Familiarity with environmental regulations

    Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
     
    Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
     
    Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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    Summary

    The person selected for this position will work on a variety of engineering consulting projects involving traditional geotechnical engineering designs such as foundations (shallow and deep), slope stability, seepage, earth retention, dams and hydraulic structures, and groundwater. The position also includes working on engineering project teams performing geotechnical and civil engineering design and analyses; specifying, implementing, and interpreting soil and rock investigations, including drilling and cone penetrometer testing and in-situ testing; overseeing on-site and laboratory testing; field work such as facility inspections; geotechnical computer modeling; preparation of plans and specifications; and writing reports. Administrative work, such as business development, project management, project planning and scheduling, mentoring and coaching of staff, and workload estimation are also part of this strategic role. This position may require limited, out-of-town work assignments to meet clients' needs.

    NOTE: Some work locations will feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on these sites.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering at an accredited university with a geotechnical engineering emphasis
    • 5+ years of relevant work experience with traditional geotechnical engineering
    • Strong technical skills in a wide range of geotechnical analysis and design
    • Demonstrated flexibility, willingness to modify personal schedule as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs while providing exceptional client service
    • Willingness to travel as required for projects
    • Computer skills including AutoCad, modeling software (such as FLAC, Plaxis, and/or GeoStudio), word processing, and spreadsheets
    • Strong oral and verbal communication skills
    • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record


    Preferred Qualifications

    • 8+ years of similar experience
    • Graduate degree in geotechnical engineering
    • Proven project or task management skills
    • Experience scoping, contracting, executing, and managing advanced geotechnical field investigations and laboratory testing
    • Experience with Civil 3D or other civil design package
    • Experience with project scheduling software (MS Project or Primavera)
    • Experience or desire to work in mining engineering and power generation facilities
    • Strong, proven business development skills

    Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
     
    Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
     
    Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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    Summary

    This person selected for this position will work on a variety of consulting projects involving traditional geotechnical engineering designs such as shallow and deep foundations, slope stability, seepage, bearing capacity, settlement, pavements, deep foundations, retaining walls, and dams. Project work also will include performing geotechnical computer modeling; specifying, implementing and interpreting soil and rock investigations including drilling, cone penetrometer and in-situ testing, instrumentation installation and monitoring; and overseeing on-site and laboratory testing. The position involves field work such as construction observation, surveying, and facility inspections. Projects focus on geotechnical and civil engineering design and analysis and include the preparation of plans and specifications, writing reports, and cost estimating. The position will include project management for scope, schedule, and budget compliance, and will require working with engineers in other Barr offices. Administrative responsibilities such as business development; project management; mentoring and coaching; project planning and scheduling; and workload estimating are included in this role. This position will require out-of-town work assignments to meet the needs of our clients.

    NOTE: Some work locations will feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites or require lifting or moving field testing equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on these sites. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering with a geotechnical emphasis.
    • 10+ years of relevant work experience involving geotechnical engineering including advanced slope stability and geotechnical foundation analysis and design.
    • Professional Engineer (PE) certification or ability to obtain PE within one year.
    • Strong technical understanding of a wide range of civil engineering such as structural, water resources with an emphasis on geotechnical analysis and design.
    • Demonstrated flexibility, willingness to modify schedule as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs.
    • Proven project management skills.
    • Desire to help build the geotechnical group in our Grand Rapids and Ann Arbor offices.
    • Computer skills including modeling software (such as FLAC, Plaxis, MODFLOW and/or GeoStudio), word processing and spreadsheets.
    • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally to support project needs.
    • Good verbal and written communication skills.
    • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship.
    • Acceptable driving record.


    Preferred Qualifications

    • 15+ years of relevant work experience.
    • Graduate degree in geotechnical engineering.
    • Experience with dams, including hydropower and tailings dam design, management and operation.
    • Experience or familiarity with soil or tailings characteristics related to consolidation, drying, clay/water/slurries, salt/soil interaction, or tailings deposition.
    • Experience or familiarity with geotechnical engineering in support of buried pipelines.
    • Knowledge of the geotechnical markets in Ann Arbor, MI and Grand Rapids, MI.
    • Strong, proven business development skills.
    • Strong relationships with clients and the ability to foster ongoing relationships.
    • Desire to become involved in the greater geotechnical community by performing research, giving presentations, and preparing publications.
    • Proven experience collaborating and maintain relationships across offices.

    Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
     
    Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
     
    Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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    Summary

    Barr Engineering Co. is seeking a hydrogeologist to join its Minneapolis office and undertake challenging and progressive work on projects related to water supply evaluation and remediation of contaminated groundwater. Assignments may include working as an individual or as part of a project team to assist with any of the following tasks: onsite investigations of contaminated soil, sediment, and groundwater; collection of soil, sediment, and groundwater samples; aquifer test performance and analysis; numerical modeling of groundwater flow and transport; and preparation of drilling logs, cross sections, geologic maps, and technical reports. Field work opportunities for this position will be year-round and require some out-of-town travel.

    NOTE: Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. Participation in an OSHA-mandated medical surveillance program will be required and safety training will be provided before being assigned to work on these sites. Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Master's degree in geology, hydrogeology, engineering, or ability to complete degree within one calendar year
    • Thesis, coursework, or previous work experience directly related to groundwater flow and/or transport modeling using finite-difference or finite-element methods
    • Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0
    • Willingness to complete field investigation methods including oversight of well installation; planning, performance, and analysis of aquifer tests; and collection of soil and groundwater samples
    • Strong technical and problem-solving skills, excellent communication skills, and attention to detail
    • Flexible working style and ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
    • Willingness to travel and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs
    • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience in the application of MODFLOW to groundwater problems and coursework or experience in the use of MT3D, RT3D, or other similar solute transport codes
    • Familiarity with Groundwater Vistas
    • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with GIS and graphics software and coursework or experience in finite-element methods and PEST or UCODE
    • PG or PE certification or ability to obtain certification within one year

    Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
     
    Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
     
    Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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    Summary

    Barr Engineering Co. is seeking a hydrogeologist to join its Ann Arbor office and undertake challenging and progressive work on projects related to water supply evaluation and remediation of contaminated groundwater. Assignments may include working as an individual or as part of a project team to assist with any of the following tasks: onsite investigations of contaminated soil, sediment, and groundwater; collection of soil, sediment, and groundwater samples; aquifer test performance and analysis; numerical modeling of groundwater flow and transport; and preparation of drilling logs, cross sections, geologic maps, and technical reports. Field work opportunities for this position will be year-round and require some out-of-town travel.

    NOTE: Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. Participation in an OSHA-mandated medical surveillance program will be required and safety training will be provided before being assigned to work on these sites. Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Master's degree in geology, hydrogeology, engineering, or ability to complete degree within one calendar year
    • Thesis, coursework, or previous work experience directly related to groundwater flow and/or transport modeling using finite-difference or finite-element methods
    • Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0
    • Willingness to complete field investigation methods including oversight of well installation; planning, performance, and analysis of aquifer tests; and collection of soil and groundwater samples
    • Strong technical and problem-solving skills, excellent communication skills, and attention to detail
    • Flexible working style and ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
    • Willingness to travel and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs
    • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience in the application of MODFLOW to groundwater problems and coursework or experience in the use of MT3D, RT3D, or other similar solute transport codes
    • Familiarity with Groundwater Vistas
    • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with GIS and graphics software and coursework or experience in finite-element methods and PEST or UCODE
    • PG or PE certification or ability to obtain certification within one year

    Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
     
    Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
     
    Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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    Summary

    Barr Engineering Co. is seeking a hydrogeologist to join its Duluth office and undertake challenging and progressive work on projects related to water supply evaluation and remediation of contaminated groundwater. Assignments may include working as an individual or as part of a project team to assist with any of the following tasks: onsite investigations of contaminated soil, sediment, and groundwater; collection of soil, sediment, and groundwater samples; aquifer test performance and analysis; numerical modeling of groundwater flow and transport; and preparation of drilling logs, cross sections, geologic maps, and technical reports. Field work opportunities for this position will be year-round and require some out-of-town travel.

    NOTE: Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. Participation in an OSHA-mandated medical surveillance program will be required and safety training will be provided before being assigned to work on these sites. Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Master's degree in geology, hydrogeology, engineering, or ability to complete degree within one calendar year
    • Thesis, coursework, or previous work experience directly related to groundwater flow and/or transport modeling using finite-difference or finite-element methods
    • Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0
    • Willingness to complete field investigation methods including oversight of well installation; planning, performance, and analysis of aquifer tests; and collection of soil and groundwater samples
    • Strong technical and problem-solving skills, excellent communication skills, and attention to detail
    • Flexible working style and ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
    • Willingness to travel and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs
    • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience in the application of MODFLOW to groundwater problems and coursework or experience in the use of MT3D, RT3D, or other similar solute transport codes
    • Familiarity with Groundwater Vistas
    • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with GIS and graphics software and coursework or experience in finite-element methods and PEST or UCODE
    • PG or PE certification or ability to obtain certification within one year

    Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
     
    Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
     
    Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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    Summary

    The person selected for this position will work on air-quality projects involving environmental monitoring and problem-solving. The work will include air-emissions sampling and data collection at industrial facilities, monitoring equipment calibration and maintenance, laboratory analysis and data reduction, and assistance with report preparation for submittal to clients and regulatory authorities. This role also may assist with ambient air-quality monitoring, indoor air-quality sampling, and meteorological data collection and processing. Work will include both travel to and work at client facilities and completion of responsibilities in the Minneapolis office.

    NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of industrial and construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Ongoing enrollment in a science or engineering degree program
    • GPA of 3.2/4.0 or higher
    • Self-initiative to identify and independently carry out tasks to completion
    • Self-motivation to overcome obstacles, fulfill commitments, and meet client needs
    • Conscientiousness for accuracy, appropriateness, and timeliness of results
    • Commitment to putting team goals ahead of personal goals
    • Flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
    • Positive attitude and approach to problem solving
    • Mechanical aptitude
    • Thorough, detail-oriented approach and strong organizational skills
    • Good communication and personal interaction skills
    • Experience using computer spreadsheets
    • Availability and willingness to regularly travel up to 50 percent of the time with the potential for greater levels of periodic travel to meet client needs
    • Ability to lift and carry equipment weighing approximately 70 pounds
    • Ability to work at heights
    • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Working knowledge of air-emission test methods
    • Experience evaluating environmental data and preparing reports
    • Laboratory/chemistry experience or education

    Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
     
    Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
     
    Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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    Summary

    Barr Engineering Co. provides engineering and environmental services to clients across the nation and around the world. We were incorporated as an employee-owned firm in 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, our nearly 750 engineers, scientists, technical specialists, and support staff work with clients in the mining, power, refining, manufacturing, and forest-products industries, as well as with attorneys and municipal, state, and federal agencies. Our areas of expertise include environmental management and compliance, contaminate-site assessment and remediation, engineering design, and water resources management.

    Typical project assignments include: basic engineering computations (e.g., area, volume, discharge rate) and technical analysis, including spreadsheet and GIS-based data analysis; hydraulic and/or hydrologic model input data collection and preparation; field data collection; mapping; and site surveys and construction observation.

    NOTE: Some project work may require operating on locations with rough terrain typical of construction sites, and working on tall structures and industrial equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being assigned work on these sites. In addition, some project work may require entering and working on sites containing hazardous substances. For work on these sites, an OSHA-mandated physical exam will be required. Other assignments may require the use of respiratory equipment.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Civil engineering student with a demonstrated interest in water resources
    • GPA of 3.2 minimum, but 3.5 or higher is preferred
    • Strong communication/consulting skills and interests
    • One semester of chemistry, two semesters of physics, and three semesters of mathematics
    • At least one full-time semester of undergraduate or graduate course work remaining after internship is complete
    • Attentiveness to the accuracy, appropriateness, and timeliness of results
    • Detail-oriented, thorough, and organized approach
    • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record

    Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
     
    Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
     
    Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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    Summary

    Barr Engineering Co. is seeking an environmental intern to join its Jefferson City office for the summer of 2017. This intern will undertake challenging and progressive work on projects related to the evaluation and remediation of contaminated sites. Assignments may include working as an individual or as part of a project team to assist with any of the following tasks: onsite investigations of contaminated soil, vapor, sediment, and groundwater; environmental site assessments; construction observation; engineering calculations; data summary tables and spreadsheets; and technical reports. Fieldwork opportunities for this position may include some out-of-town travel.

    NOTE: Job assignments may involve work on waste-disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. Participation in an OSHA-mandated, medical-surveillance program will be required. Safety training will be provided before being assigned to work on these sites. Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Environmental, geological, or civil engineering or geology major
    • Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0
    • Third- or fourth-year student
    • Strong computer skills including word processing and use of spreadsheets
    • Willingness to travel and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs
    • Strong technical and problem-solving skills and excellent communication skills and attention to detail
    • Must have at least one full-time semester of undergraduate or graduate coursework remaining after the internship
    • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record

    Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
     
    Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
     
    Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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    Summary

    Barr Engineering Co. is seeking an environmental intern to join its Minneapolis office for the summer of 2017. This intern will undertake challenging and progressive work on projects related to the evaluation and remediation of contaminated sites. Assignments may include working as an individual or as part of a project team to assist with any of the following tasks: onsite investigations of contaminated soil, sediment, and groundwater; construction observation; engineering calculations; data summary tables and spreadsheets; and technical reports. Fieldwork opportunities for this position may include some out-of-town travel.

    NOTE: Job assignments may involve work on waste-disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. Participation in an OSHA-mandated, medical-surveillance program will be required. Safety training will be provided before being assigned to work on these sites. Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Environmental, geological, or civil engineering or geology major
    • Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0
    • Third- or fourth-year student
    • Strong computer skills, including word processing, use of spreadsheets, and exposure to GIS and CAD software
    • Willingness to travel and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs
    • Strong technical and problem-solving skills and excellent communication skills and attention to detail
    • Must have at least one full-time semester of undergraduate or graduate coursework remaining after the internship
    • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record

    Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
     
    Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
     
    Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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    Summary

    Barr Engineering Co. is seeking an environmental intern to join its Ann Arbor office for the summer of 2017. This intern will undertake challenging and progressive work on projects related to the evaluation and remediation of contaminated sites. Assignments may include working as an individual or as part of a project team to assist with any of the following tasks: onsite investigations of contaminated soil, vapor, sediment, and groundwater; environmental site assessments; construction observation; engineering calculations; data summary tables and spreadsheets; and technical reports. Fieldwork opportunities for this position may include some out-of-town travel.

    NOTE: Job assignments may involve work on waste-disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. Participation in an OSHA-mandated, medical-surveillance program will be required. Safety training will be provided before being assigned to work on these sites. Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Environmental, chemical, geological, or civil engineering or geology major
    • Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0
    • Third- or fourth-year student
    • Strong computer skills, including word processing and use of spreadsheets
    • Willingness to travel and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs
    • Strong technical and problem-solving skills and excellent communication skills and attention to detail
    • Must have at least one full-time semester of undergraduate or graduate coursework remaining after the internship
    • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record

    Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
     
    Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
     
    Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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    Summary

    Barr Engineering Co. provides engineering and environmental services to clients across the nation and around the world. We were incorporated as an employee-owned firm in 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, our over 750 engineers, scientists, technical specialists, and support staff work with clients in the mining, power, refining, manufacturing, and forest-products industries, as well as with attorneys and municipal, state, and federal agencies. Our areas of expertise include environmental permitting and compliance, contaminated-site assessment and remediation, engineering design, and water resources management.

    This internship will include a variety of tasks and could include any of the following: performing emissions calculations; evaluating facility emissions and air-quality data; reviewing regulations and facility information relevant to projects; assisting in the preparation of reports such as writing technical evaluations or preparing data summary tables and spreadsheets; and other duties as assigned.

    NOTE:Some of the project work may require work on locations with rough terrain typical of construction sites, and working on tall structures and industrial equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on these sites. In addition, some of the project work may require entering upon and working on sites containing hazardous substances. For work on these sites, an OSHA mandated physical exam will be required. Other assignments may require the use of respiratory equipment.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Major in chemical, mechanical, or environmental engineering or related scientific discipline
    • Completion of six courses in engineering, environmental sciences, or related subjects
    • GPA of 3.2/4.0 or higher
    • On-going enrollment in one of the programs listed above
    • Availability to work 40 hours per week during the summer break
    • Familiarity with computers, including Microsoft Office programs
    • Outstanding spreadsheet skills and excellent chemistry aptitude
    • Ability to self-motivate
    • Conscientiousness concerning the accuracy, appropriateness and timeliness of results
    • Thorough, organized, detail-oriented approach, with ability to work within a team
    • Flexible working style and willingness to modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
    • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record

    Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
     
    Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
     
    Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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    Summary

    Barr Engineering Co. provides engineering and environmental services to clients across the nation and around the world. We were incorporated as an employee-owned firm in 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, our over 750 engineers, scientists, technical specialists, and support staff work with clients in the mining, power, refining, manufacturing, and forest-products industries, as well as with attorneys and municipal, state, and federal agencies. Our areas of expertise include environmental permitting and compliance, contaminated-site assessment and remediation, engineering design, and water resources management.

    This internship will include a variety of tasks and could include any of the following: performing emissions calculations; evaluating facility emissions and air-quality data; reviewing regulations and facility information relevant to projects; assisting in the preparation of reports such as writing technical evaluations or preparing data summary tables and spreadsheets; and other duties as assigned.

    NOTE:Some of the project work may require work on locations with rough terrain typical of construction sites, and working on tall structures and industrial equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on these sites. In addition, some of the project work may require entering upon and working on sites containing hazardous substances. For work on these sites, an OSHA mandated physical exam will be required. Other assignments may require the use of respiratory equipment.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Major in chemical, mechanical, or environmental engineering or related scientific discipline
    • Completion of six courses in engineering, environmental sciences, or related subjects
    • GPA of 3.2/4.0 or higher
    • On-going enrollment in one of the programs listed above
    • Availability to work 40 hours per week during the summer break
    • Familiarity with computers, including Microsoft Office programs
    • Outstanding spreadsheet skills and excellent chemistry aptitude
    • Ability to self-motivate
    • Conscientiousness concerning the accuracy, appropriateness and timeliness of results
    • Thorough, organized, detail-oriented approach, with ability to work within a team
    • Flexible working style and willingness to modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
    • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record

    Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
     
    Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
     
    Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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    Summary

    Barr Engineering Co. provides engineering and environmental services to clients across the nation and around the world. We were incorporated as an employee-owned firm in 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, our over 750 engineers, scientists, technical specialists, and support staff work with clients in the mining, power, refining, manufacturing, and forest-products industries, as well as with attorneys and municipal, state, and federal agencies. Our areas of expertise include environmental permitting and compliance, contaminated-site assessment and remediation, engineering design, and water resources management.

    This internship will include a variety of tasks and could include any of the following: performing emissions calculations; evaluating facility emissions and air-quality data; reviewing regulations and facility information relevant to projects; assisting in the preparation of reports such as writing technical evaluations or preparing data summary tables and spreadsheets; and other duties as assigned.

    NOTE:Some of the project work may require work on locations with rough terrain typical of construction sites, and working on tall structures and industrial equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on these sites. In addition, some of the project work may require entering upon and working on sites containing hazardous substances. For work on these sites, an OSHA mandated physical exam will be required. Other assignments may require the use of respiratory equipment.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Major in chemical, mechanical, or environmental engineering or related scientific discipline
    • Completion of six courses in engineering, environmental sciences, or related subjects
    • GPA of 3.2/4.0 or higher
    • On-going enrollment in one of the programs listed above
    • Availability to work 40 hours per week during the summer break
    • Familiarity with computers, including Microsoft Office programs
    • Outstanding spreadsheet skills and excellent chemistry aptitude
    • Ability to self-motivate
    • Conscientiousness concerning the accuracy, appropriateness and timeliness of results
    • Thorough, organized, detail-oriented approach, with ability to work within a team
    • Flexible working style and willingness to modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
    • Must be legally authorized to work in Canada without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record

    Barr Engineering and Environmental Science Canada, Ltd. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in Canada. 

    Barr Engineering Company strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.

    Barr is an equal opportunity employer.

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    Summary

    Barr Engineering Co. provides engineering and environmental services to clients across the nation and around the world. We were incorporated as an employee-owned firm in 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, our over 750 engineers, scientists, technical specialists, and support staff work with clients in the mining, power, refining, manufacturing, and forest-products industries, as well as with attorneys and municipal, state, and federal agencies. Our areas of expertise include environmental permitting and compliance, contaminated-site assessment and remediation, engineering design, and water resources management.

    This internship will include a variety of tasks and could include any of the following: performing emissions calculations; evaluating facility emissions and air-quality data; reviewing regulations and facility information relevant to projects; assisting in the preparation of reports such as writing technical evaluations or preparing data summary tables and spreadsheets; and other duties as assigned.

    NOTE:Some of the project work may require work on locations with rough terrain typical of construction sites, and working on tall structures and industrial equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on these sites. In addition, some of the project work may require entering upon and working on sites containing hazardous substances. For work on these sites, an OSHA mandated physical exam will be required. Other assignments may require the use of respiratory equipment.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Major in chemical, mechanical, or environmental engineering or related scientific discipline
    • Completion of six courses in engineering, environmental sciences, or related subjects
    • GPA of 3.2/4.0 or higher
    • On-going enrollment in one of the programs listed above
    • Availability to work 40 hours per week during the summer break
    • Familiarity with computers, including Microsoft Office programs
    • Outstanding spreadsheet skills and excellent chemistry aptitude
    • Ability to self-motivate
    • Conscientiousness concerning the accuracy, appropriateness and timeliness of results
    • Thorough, organized, detail-oriented approach, with ability to work within a team
    • Flexible working style and willingness to modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
    • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record

    Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
     
    Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
     
    Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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    Summary

    Barr Engineering Co. provides engineering and environmental services to clients across the nation and around the world. We were incorporated as an employee-owned firm in 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, our over 750 engineers, scientists, technical specialists, and support staff work with clients in the mining, power, refining, manufacturing, and forest-products industries, as well as with attorneys and municipal, state, and federal agencies. Our areas of expertise include environmental permitting and compliance, contaminated-site assessment and remediation, engineering design, and water resources management.

    This internship will include a variety of tasks and could include any of the following: performing emissions calculations; evaluating facility emissions and air-quality data; reviewing regulations and facility information relevant to projects; assisting in the preparation of reports such as writing technical evaluations or preparing data summary tables and spreadsheets; and other duties as assigned.

    NOTE:Some of the project work may require work on locations with rough terrain typical of construction sites, and working on tall structures and industrial equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on these sites. In addition, some of the project work may require entering upon and working on sites containing hazardous substances. For work on these sites, an OSHA mandated physical exam will be required. Other assignments may require the use of respiratory equipment.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Major in chemical, mechanical, or environmental engineering or related scientific discipline
    • Completion of six courses in engineering, environmental sciences, or related subjects
    • GPA of 3.2/4.0 or higher
    • On-going enrollment in one of the programs listed above
    • Availability to work 40 hours per week during the summer break
    • Familiarity with computers, including Microsoft Office programs
    • Outstanding spreadsheet skills and excellent chemistry aptitude
    • Ability to self-motivate
    • Conscientiousness concerning the accuracy, appropriateness and timeliness of results
    • Thorough, organized, detail-oriented approach, with ability to work within a team
    • Flexible working style and willingness to modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
    • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record

    Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
     
    Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
     
    Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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    Summary

    Barr Engineering Co. provides engineering and environmental services to clients across the nation and around the world. We were incorporated as an employee-owned firm in 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, our over 750 engineers, scientists, technical specialists, and support staff work with clients in the mining, power, refining, manufacturing, and forest-products industries, as well as with attorneys and municipal, state, and federal agencies. Our areas of expertise include environmental permitting and compliance, contaminated-site assessment and remediation, engineering design, and water resources management.

    This internship will include a variety of tasks and could include any of the following: performing emissions calculations; evaluating facility emissions and air-quality data; reviewing regulations and facility information relevant to projects; assisting in the preparation of reports such as writing technical evaluations or preparing data summary tables and spreadsheets; and other duties as assigned.

    NOTE:Some of the project work may require work on locations with rough terrain typical of construction sites, and working on tall structures and industrial equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on these sites. In addition, some of the project work may require entering upon and working on sites containing hazardous substances. For work on these sites, an OSHA mandated physical exam will be required. Other assignments may require the use of respiratory equipment.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Major in chemical, mechanical, or environmental engineering or related scientific discipline
    • Completion of six courses in engineering, environmental sciences, or related subjects
    • GPA of 3.2/4.0 or higher
    • On-going enrollment in one of the programs listed above
    • Availability to work 40 hours per week during the summer break
    • Familiarity with computers, including Microsoft Office programs
    • Outstanding spreadsheet skills and excellent chemistry aptitude
    • Ability to self-motivate
    • Conscientiousness concerning the accuracy, appropriateness and timeliness of results
    • Thorough, organized, detail-oriented approach, with ability to work within a team
    • Flexible working style and willingness to modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
    • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record

    Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
     
    Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
     
    Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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    Summary

    Barr Engineering Co. provides engineering and environmental services to clients across the nation and around the world. We were incorporated as an employee-owned firm in 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, our over 750 engineers, scientists, technical specialists, and support staff work with clients in the mining, power, refining, manufacturing, and forest-products industries, as well as with attorneys and municipal, state, and federal agencies. Our areas of expertise include environmental permitting and compliance, contaminated-site assessment and remediation, engineering design, and water resources management.

    This internship will include a variety of tasks and could include any of the following: performing emissions calculations; evaluating facility emissions and air-quality data; reviewing regulations and facility information relevant to projects; assisting in the preparation of reports such as writing technical evaluations or preparing data summary tables and spreadsheets; and other duties as assigned.

    NOTE:Some of the project work may require work on locations with rough terrain typical of construction sites, and working on tall structures and industrial equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on these sites. In addition, some of the project work may require entering upon and working on sites containing hazardous substances. For work on these sites, an OSHA mandated physical exam will be required. Other assignments may require the use of respiratory equipment.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Major in chemical, mechanical, or environmental engineering or related scientific discipline
    • Completion of six courses in engineering, environmental sciences, or related subjects
    • GPA of 3.2/4.0 or higher
    • On-going enrollment in one of the programs listed above
    • Availability to work 40 hours per week during the summer break
    • Familiarity with computers, including Microsoft Office programs
    • Outstanding spreadsheet skills and excellent chemistry aptitude
    • Ability to self-motivate
    • Conscientiousness concerning the accuracy, appropriateness and timeliness of results
    • Thorough, organized, detail-oriented approach, with ability to work within a team
    • Flexible working style and willingness to modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
    • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record

    Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
     
    Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
     
    Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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    Summary

    Barr Engineering Co. is seeking a water and wastewater engineering intern to join its Minneapolis office for the summer of 2017. This intern will undertake challenging and progressive work focused on water, wastewater, and groundwater treatment for industrial and municipal clients at operating facilities and remediation sites. Assignments may include working as an individual or as part of a project team to assist with any of the following tasks: bench-testing of physical, chemical, or biological treatment-unit operations; conceptual and detailed engineering including plans and specifications for construction of treatment technologies; evaluation and troubleshooting of new or existing systems; onsite investigations of contaminated soil, vapor, sediment, and groundwater; and preparation of technical reports. Field work opportunities for this position may include some out-of-town travel.

    NOTE: Job assignments may involve work on waste-disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. Participation in an OSHA-mandated, medical-surveillance program will be required. Safety training will be provided before being assigned to work on these sites. Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Civil, environmental, or chemical engineering major
    • Academic coursework directly related to the job responsibilities described above, including water chemistry and water/wastewater treatment
    • Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0
    • Third- or fourth-year student
    • Demonstrated laboratory experience through research or coursework
    • Strong computer skills, including word processing and use of spreadsheets
    • Strong technical and problem-solving skills and excellent communication skills and attention to detail
    • Willingness to travel and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs
    • Must have at least one full-time semester of undergraduate or graduate coursework remaining after the internship
    • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record

    Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
     
    Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
     
    Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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    Summary

    Undertake challenging and progressive work for a respected firm in the Corporate Business Development department on projects involving the management, analysis, and promotion of our client and market data and systems. The person hired for this position will:

    • Become a subject matter expert in our enterprise applications and support our colleagues in the input and output of information using those tools
    • Perform data quality audits
    • Work with our industry groups to query various external database resources and aggregate information to inform business strategies
    • Serve as the lead for our project website support services, assisting our project teams with the configuration of new sites for their projects and providing support to our staff and clients on the use of the tool
    • Grow with us into the business intelligence stack in SharePoint, using PowerPivot and Sharepoint tools to connect to our data stores to visualize information and provide data access and insights to our staff
    • Help our teams define process and information needs to investigate, assess, plan for and build new resources and tools, or promote new features realized through upgrades
    • Collaborate through the development lifecycle which may include defining needs with stakeholders, documenting functional requirements, coordination with programmers, testing, developing user documentation and communications, and training staff


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
    • 3-plus years of experience working with database applications and spreadsheets
    • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel (formulas, pivot tables, visualizations)
    • Well-developed organizational and analytical skills
    • Ability to identify and resolve exceptions
    • Self-initiative and motivation, and interest in working with teams of specialists to meet client needs and schedules
    • Comfortable interacting with staff at all levels of an organization
    • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Proficiency with performing data manipulations, ODBC linking, and queries
    • Experience working with Microsoft Business Intelligence tools
    • Experience using Deltek Vision software

    Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
     
    Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
     
    Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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    Summary

    This position provides the opportunity to work on challenging projects in Barr’s growing Salt Lake City office. The successful candidate will work on multidiscipline project teams providing mechanical engineering and related technical expertise. The work will be primarily for industrial processing facilities in the mining, power, fuels industries, and other heavy industrial facilities. Typical project assignments will include managing projects; preparing design drawings and specifications; completing engineering calculations and analyses; selecting equipment and components; writing technical reports; and preparing cost estimates and bid packages. The work will involve long-term, out-of-town assignments.

    NOTE: Some work locations will feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites or require lifting or moving field testing equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on these sites. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with academic coursework directly related to the job responsibilities described above
    • 5+ years of related work experience
    • Professional Engineer (PE) certification, or ability to obtain certification within one year
    • Project management experience
    • Background/experience working on industrial construction projects
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
    • Willingness to work cooperatively in a project team environment that encourages self-initiative
    • Demonstrated project organization and management skills
    • Flexible working style as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
    • Acceptable driving record
    • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship

    Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
     
    Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
     
    Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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    Summary

    The person selected for this position will join our new Salt Lake City office team and work on challenging projects and provide leadership to experienced engineering professionals! The successful candidate will be part of multidiscipline project teams providing mechanical engineering and related technical expertise. The work will be primarily for industrial processing facilities including power plants, fuels facilities, mining facilities, and other heavy industrial facilities. This person will help develop our presence and assist with establishing our power and fuels industry capabilities within the Salt Lake City, Utah, area. The work may involve short-term, out-of-town assignments. Project responsibilities will include:

    • Managing a multi-disciplinary project team
    • Preparing design drawings and specifications
    • Writing technical reports
    • Preparing sketches for system arrangement
    • Preparing cost estimates
    • Business development and business planning for the region
    • Writing proposals and managing proposal teams

    NOTE: Some work locations will feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites or require lifting or moving field testing equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on these sites. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with academic coursework directly related to the job responsibilities described above
    • Experience working on fuels-related industrial projects
    • 5+ years of working in one of the following service areas required: refining or pipeline engineering
    • Experience in some or all of these areas: Engineering/Specification of Mechanical Equipment, including Material Handling Equipment, Pumps, Pressure Vessels/Tanks, Heat Exchangers, and other process equipment; Pipe Stress Analysis/Pipe Support Design
    • Professional Engineer (PE) certified, or ability to obtain PE within one year
    • Familiarity with AutoCAD, Microsoft Office software, Computer Simulation Modeling
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
    • Willingness to work cooperatively in a project team environment that encourages self-initiative
    • Demonstrated project organization and management skills
    • Flexible working style as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
    • Acceptable driving record
    • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship


    Preferred Qualifications

    • 10+ years of relevant work experience
    • Experience working in consulting engineering
    • Strong relationships with clients and the ability to develop or foster ongoing relationships and maintain a high level of client service
    • Proven project management skills

    Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
     
    Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
     
    Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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    Summary

    As a network administrator in Barr's Minneapolis headquarters, you will support network infrastructure for a 750-person company operating in nine locations, including Canada. The person in this role is responsible for planning, design, and performance analysis and tuning of the virtual server infrastructure and data communications systems.


    Responsibilities

    • Support VMware virtual servers and workstations, storage, and all communication hardware and software (primarily Cisco routers and HP switches, as well as Riverbed and Sonic Wall appliances)
    • Provide support and problem resolution on all communications systems
    • Perform problem determination on local and remote problems in the network
    • Recommend new network equipment for purchase
    • Develop recommendations for long-range planning for network systems
    • Train less-experienced network operations staff
    • Sharing the overall responsibility for network operations, provide support needed to maximize uptime and performance; must be available for occasional emergency response outside of normal business hours


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
    • 5 years of IT experience, including 3 years of experience in network services
    • Experience with all aspects of data communications, both hardware and software, in mixed computer platforms
    • Experience with VMware, SANs, Microsoft Windows Server, Microsoft Exchange Server, and Cisco routers
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Demonstrated history of-and passion for-continuous, self-initiated learning
    • Comfortable interacting with staff at all levels within an organization
    • Ability to meet commitments in a fast-paced organization
    • Clear written and oral communications
    • Acceptable driving record and the ability to travel to Canada


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience with Cloud integration, SaaS, and IaaS

    Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
     
    Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
     
    Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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    Summary

    This position provides the opportunity to work on large, complex, and challenging projects at a consulting firm recognized by CE News as one of the nation's best environmental engineering firms to work for.

    The person hired for this position will lead and expand the group at Barr that provides pipeline and environmental cross-functional support services. He or she will also work with staff and clients in other industry sectors such as power generation and transmission, mining, refining, and manufacturing. The responsibilities of this position include:

    • Identifying industry, business, and regulatory trends to help clients anticipate, plan, and execute initiatives for responding to dynamic market conditions and the expectations of regulators and the public
    • Identifying, quantifying, and effectively communicating at an executive level the environmental risks associated with the pre-purchase of pipeline and similar infrastructure assets, and/or performing feasibility assessments of new business opportunities
    • Managing all aspects of large-scale project permitting, construction, and regulatory compliance, including cost, scope, and schedule controls
    • Integrating cross-functional services in support of pipeline safety, operational reliability, and integrity management
    • Providing regulatory compliance solutions and best management practices based on clients' specific needs
    • Establishing new relationships and maintaining existing ones with clients and employees
    • Forming, developing, and leading integrated project teams
    • Directly contributing to project work and coordinating the efforts of others
    • Mentoring employees to help them become project leaders
    • Providing team direction and leadership

    The person in this role needs to fully understand federal and state regulations and the regulatory processes governing pipeline safety and environmental protection. In particular, expertise is required in DOT/PHMSA, EPA, and state environmental programs pertaining to pipeline and facility operations and applicable air, waste, and water regulations.

    He or she also needs to demonstrate the ability to manage large, complex projects and develop strategies for aligning clients' business goals and objectives with required federal, state, and local assessments and permits (including NEPA EA/EIS reviews and COE wetland permits), as well as coordinate environmental work with the design, construction planning, and execution phases of projects. Because some of Barr's clients are located in Canada, experience with Canadian environmental programs, remediation standards, and pipeline life-cycle regulatory requirements is a plus.

    The person hired will interface with clients, potential clients, regulatory staff, resource managers, other industry representatives, technical and information-resource experts, and interested and concerned citizens.

    Although the position is in our Duluth office, occasional travel to other office and client locations may be required.

    NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work in facilities that have limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial sites. Projects may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree and 15 or more years of direct experience in the roles and with the responsibilities described above
    • Broad understanding of the oil and gas industry and critical pipeline infrastructure
    • In-depth knowledge of the requirements for pipeline design, construction, operating, maintenance, and emergency response, ideally with an emphasis on integrity management systems
    • Experience interpreting and applying DOT/PHMSA regulations for liquids, gas, and spill response to pipeline operations, as well as assessing agency interpretations
    • Established relationships within the PHMSA regulating community
    • Thorough understanding of environmental management systems and governance support
    • Experience providing technical and strategic permitting support and direction to internal and external clients and project teams for corridor, terminal, or similar NEPA EA/EIS projects
    • Experience with spill response actions and implementing incident command systems, environmental investigations, and remediation activities. Experience communicating and negotiating and with regulatory agencies, landowners, and public agencies on cleanup actions and levels and potential environmental and health impacts a plus
    • Ability to provide support related to air, water, and solid- and hazardous-waste permitting and compliance
    • Demonstrated effectiveness in bringing clients and employees with expertise in diverse disciplines together to build effective teams
    • Demonstrated effectiveness in building relationships with clients, identifying project opportunities, and closing deals
    • Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate in a consultative and mentoring manner
    • Demonstrated negotiation and problem-solving skills
    • Demonstrated project organization and management skills
    • A flexible working style and the willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
    • Self-initiative, motivation, and an emphasis on client service and meeting client needs
    • Demonstrated ability to fulfill commitments on time
    • Acceptable driving record


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Currency with OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training and refresher courses
    • Ability to process complex or rapidly developing information in order to extract key issues and implications and develop appropriate strategies
    • Understanding of the business aspects of the pipeline and fuels industries and ability to anticipate changes that could affect clients

    Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
     
    Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
     
    Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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    Summary

    This position provides the opportunity to work on large, complex, and challenging projects at a consulting firm recognized by CE News as one of the nation's best environmental engineering firms to work for.

    The person hired for this position will lead and expand the group at Barr that provides pipeline and environmental cross-functional support services. He or she will also work with staff and clients in other industry sectors such as power generation and transmission, mining, refining, and manufacturing. The responsibilities of this position include:

    • Identifying industry, business, and regulatory trends to help clients anticipate, plan, and execute initiatives for responding to dynamic market conditions and the expectations of regulators and the public
    • Identifying, quantifying, and effectively communicating at an executive level the environmental risks associated with the pre-purchase of pipeline and similar infrastructure assets, and/or performing feasibility assessments of new business opportunities
    • Managing all aspects of large-scale project permitting, construction, and regulatory compliance, including cost, scope, and schedule controls
    • Integrating cross-functional services in support of pipeline safety, operational reliability, and integrity management
    • Providing regulatory compliance solutions and best management practices based on clients' specific needs
    • Establishing new relationships and maintaining existing ones with clients and employees
    • Forming, developing, and leading integrated project teams
    • Directly contributing to project work and coordinating the efforts of others
    • Mentoring employees to help them become project leaders
    • Providing team direction and leadership

    The person in this role needs to fully understand federal and state regulations and the regulatory processes governing pipeline safety and environmental protection. In particular, expertise is required in DOT/PHMSA, EPA, and state environmental programs pertaining to pipeline and facility operations and applicable air, waste, and water regulations.

    He or she also needs to demonstrate the ability to manage large, complex projects and develop strategies for aligning clients' business goals and objectives with required federal, state, and local assessments and permits (including NEPA EA/EIS reviews and COE wetland permits), as well as coordinate environmental work with the design, construction planning, and execution phases of projects. Because some of Barr's clients are located in Canada, experience with Canadian environmental programs, remediation standards, and pipeline life-cycle regulatory requirements is a plus.

    The person hired will interface with clients, potential clients, regulatory staff, resource managers, other industry representatives, technical and information-resource experts, and interested and concerned citizens.

    Although the position is in our Duluth office, occasional travel to other office and client locations may be required.

    NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work in facilities that have limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial sites. Projects may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree and 15 or more years of direct experience in the roles and with the responsibilities described above
    • Broad understanding of the oil and gas industry and critical pipeline infrastructure
    • In-depth knowledge of the requirements for pipeline design, construction, operating, maintenance, and emergency response, ideally with an emphasis on integrity management systems
    • Experience interpreting and applying DOT/PHMSA regulations for liquids, gas, and spill response to pipeline operations, as well as assessing agency interpretations
    • Established relationships within the PHMSA regulating community
    • Thorough understanding of environmental management systems and governance support
    • Experience providing technical and strategic permitting support and direction to internal and external clients and project teams for corridor, terminal, or similar NEPA EA/EIS projects
    • Experience with spill response actions and implementing incident command systems, environmental investigations, and remediation activities. Experience communicating and negotiating and with regulatory agencies, landowners, and public agencies on cleanup actions and levels and potential environmental and health impacts a plus
    • Ability to provide support related to air, water, and solid- and hazardous-waste permitting and compliance
    • Demonstrated effectiveness in bringing clients and employees with expertise in diverse disciplines together to build effective teams
    • Demonstrated effectiveness in building relationships with clients, identifying project opportunities, and closing deals
    • Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate in a consultative and mentoring manner
    • Demonstrated negotiation and problem-solving skills
    • Demonstrated project organization and management skills
    • A flexible working style and the willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
    • Self-initiative, motivation, and an emphasis on client service and meeting client needs
    • Demonstrated ability to fulfill commitments on time
    • Acceptable driving record


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Currency with OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training and refresher courses
    • Ability to process complex or rapidly developing information in order to extract key issues and implications and develop appropriate strategies
    • Understanding of the business aspects of the pipeline and fuels industries and ability to anticipate changes that could affect clients

    Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
     
    Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
     
    Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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    Summary

    Barr Engineering Co. is seeking an entry-level wastewater engineer to join its Minneapolis office and undertake challenging and progressive work focused on water and wastewater treatment facilities for industrial and municipal clients as well as groundwater treatment systems for remediation projects. Assignments may include working as an individual or as part of a project team to assist with any of the following tasks: mass balance calculations; bench testing of physical, chemical, or biological treatment unit operations; wastewater treatment modeling; conceptual and detailed engineering including plans and specifications for construction of treatment technologies; evaluation and troubleshooting of new or existing systems; and preparation of technical reports. Field work opportunities for this position may include some out-of-town travel.

    NOTE: Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. Participation in an OSHA-mandated medical surveillance program will be required, and safety training will be provided before being assigned to work on these sites. Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in civil, environmental, or chemical engineering
    • Academic course work directly related to the job responsibilities described above including water chemistry and water/wastewater treatment
    • Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0
    • Engineer-in-training (EIT) certified or able to obtain certification within one year
    • Demonstrated laboratory skills in chemistry and microbiology
    • Strong technical and problem-solving skills, excellent communication skills, and attention to detail
    • Flexible working style and ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
    • Willingness to travel and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs
    • Legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master's degree in civil, environmental, or chemical engineering or a related discipline
    • Working understanding of aquatic chemistry, environmental microbiology, and aquatic toxicology
    • Successful completion of coursework in applied statistics
    • Familiarity with environmental regulations

    Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

    We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
     
    Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
     
    Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

    apply online

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