Air Quality Scientist/Engineer

Job Locations US-PA-Pittsburgh
Air Quality


As an entry level Air Quality Engineer/Scientist for Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC), you’ll be directly involved with work under the direction of project managers and other senior staff to assist clients in the manufacturing, power, natural gas, mining, and waste industries to obtain air quality permits, expand their existing operations, and comply with ongoing state and federal regulations.  Primarily office work will be involved; however, field work may be involved periodically.  Field services may include meteorological monitoring, ambient air monitoring, real-time instrument measurements of pollutant concentrations, visible evaluation of fugitive emissions, and other related activities.  Office services will require strong analytical and good communications skills to evaluate data, perform calculations, learn environmental regulations, and complete regulatory forms. 


  • B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Meteorology, or related fields;
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills;
  • Knowledge of common units of measurement conversions;
  • Strong communication skills; and
  • Aptitude to learn and apply engineering software.


  • Experience with emission inventory calculations, air permit application preparation, and pollution control technologies;
  • 0-3 years' consulting, compliance, or industry experience;
  • Knowledge of OH, PA, WV Regulations, and USEPA air quality regulations;
  • Knowledge of New Source Review procedures;
  • Experience with ProMax®;
  • Familiarity with air compliance needs of the natural gas, manufacturing, or power industries; and 
  • Dispersion modeling experience using AERMOD.

About Us

Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) is consistently ranked as an Engineering News-Record Top 200 Design Firm, offering big firm opportunities with a small firm culture.  Not only will we help you develop professionally, but we will also provide you with the opportunity to become an owner of the firm and share in our success.  You will work on diverse projects while providing high quality service to our clients. 


In addition to offering company stock at all levels, we provide a matching 401(k), profit sharing, a performance bonus for all employees, medical dental and vision insurance, short and long term disability and tuition assistance.  Join our team where your contribution matters.


We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CEC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CEC job opportunities.


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