Protecting Washington State's environment for current and future generations is what we do every day at Ecology. We have a culture that is invested in making a difference. If you want to join a team that is highly effective, collaborative, with leadership that embraces the value of people, Ecology is a great fit.
The Air Quality Program (AQP) is looking to fill a Greenhouse Gas Engineering Specialist (Environmental Engineer 2) (In Training) position. This position will be located in our Headquarters Building in Lacey, WA.The Greenhouse Gas Engineering Specialist position is located within the Climate Policy Section (CPS) of the Air Quality Program, which provides environmental services to understand and reduce carbon pollution and protect public health and the environment. This position supports the mission of the agency and program by providing engineering analyses and assessments, policy support, and recommendations for program guidance to implement the Clean Air Rule (CAR), a regulation capping and reducing carbon pollution in Washington. The position conducts engineering analyses for facilities covered by the CAR and recommends carbon emission reduction requirements for those facilities based on these analyses. The position reviews and analyzes emissions and compliance data submitted to the agency for a variety of facilities and processes to confirm quality and accuracy. These analyses are used to ensure that emission reductions are real, permanent, and quantifiable.
We are looking for applicants with strong technical, analytical, and reasoning skills, the ability to communicate with a diverse or unreceptive audience, and a dose of healthy skepticism. Strong applicants will have experience with or ability to quickly learn about industrial processes and their associated greenhouse gas emissions.As an agency, our mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's environment for current and future generations. We invest in our employees to create and sustain a working environment that encourages creative leadership, effective resource management, teamwork, professionalism and accountability. Maybe you've seen some of our recent stories on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or our blog.To learn more about our agency, please visit our website at: www.ecy.wa.gov.
The mission of the Air Quality Program (AQP) is to protect, preserve, and enhance the air quality and the environment of Washington for current and future generations.Some of the key work activities of the Greenhouse Gas Engineering Specialist position are: Conduct engineering analyses and review protocols, policies, and guidance for effective and consistent implementation of the Clean Air Rule.
This recruitment will remain open until filled. The initial screening will be January 2, 2018. In order to be considered for the initial screening, please submit an application on or before January 1, 2018. The agency reserves the right to make an appointment any time after the initial screening date.The goal class for this position is an Environmental Engineer 2. We will consider applicants who meet the requirements for the Environmental Engineer 1 and 2 levels. If the finalist meets the requirements for the EE 1 level then they will be hired in at that level and will be placed into a training program to become an EE 2 within a specified period of time.
QualificationsRequired Qualifications:To qualify at the Environmental Engineer 1 level (pay range 55, $4,085-$5,358):A Master's degree with major study in one of the following engineering fields, sanitary, water resource, civil, geotechnical, environmental, chemical, mechanical, or related field.ORAn Engineer-In-Training Certificate or a Bachelor's degree with a major study in one of the following engineering fields, sanitary, civil, geotechnical, water resource, environmental, chemical, mechanical or related field.ANDOne year of environmental engineering experience.To qualify at the Environmental Engineer 2 level (pay range 61, $4,737-$6,217):A Master's degree with major study in one of the following engineering fields: sanitary, water resource, civil, geotechnical, environmental, chemical, mechanical, or related fieldAND One (1) year of experience in environmental engineering.OR An Engineer-In-Training Certificate or a Bachelor's degree with a major study in one of the following engineering fields: sanitary, water resource, civil, geotechnical, environmental, chemical, mechanical, or related fieldAND Two (2) years of environmental engineering experience. Desired Qualifications:Expertise or advanced knowledge in one or more of the following production processes: