Air Quality Scientist/Engineer

Job Locations US-TX-Austin
Air Quality


As an Air Quality Engineer/Scientist for Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC), you will be directly involved with work under the direction of senior staff to assist clients in the oil and gas,  manufacturing, power, and waste industries to obtain air quality permits, and maintain compliance with applicable regulatory obligations related to air emissions and/or air permits. Primarily office work will be involved; however, field work may be involved periodically. Field services may include site visits to industrial facilities, visible evaluation of air emissions, ambient air monitoring, real-time instrument measurements of air pollutant concentrations, and other activities as directed. Office services will require strong analytical and good communication skills to evaluate data, perform calculations, learn and apply environmental regulations, communicate with agency personnel, and prepare regulatory submittals.


  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Meteorology, or related fields
  • 2-5 years’ consulting, compliance, or industry air quality experience
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Experience with air emission inventory calculations and air permit application preparation
  • Knowledge of TX regulations, and USEPA air quality regulations
  • Aptitude to learn and apply engineering software
  • Good time management, project management, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent writing, communication, strategic thinking, and people skills

Additional qualifications that are a plus:

  • Environmental compliance experience beyond air quality
  • Air dispersion modeling experience using AERMOD
  • Knowledge of New Source Review procedures
  • Knowledge of Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know (EPCRA) programs such as the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI)

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.


CEC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status), national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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