Battelle Memorial Institute Air Quality Consultant in Columbus, Ohio
Are you excited to support EPA’s mission to protect human health and improve our nation’s air quality?
Battelle supports EPA’s mission to protect human health and the environment by measuring and reducing air pollution. Battelle assists EPA in a variety of key areas related to air quality, including developing, testing, and assessing the performance of new and existing air measurement technologies; evaluating and supporting the establishment and improvement of EPA’s national air monitoring networks; and assisting EPA in creating, implementing, maintaining, and improving robust quality systems. Battelle is looking to hire an Air Quality Consultant/Auditor to join our team.
We are seeking an Air Quality Consultant. This position is located in Columbus, OH .
Support laboratory and field site audits for federal air monitoring programs.
Carry out field and laboratory experiments required to address client’s needs
Perform data analyses, information assimilation, and data visualization.
Support the creation of high-quality written technical reports, technical and quality assurance guidance documents, and PowerPoint presentations in a timely manner.
Support the development of proposals to government and industrial clients.
THE FOLLOWING IS REQUIRED
A Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in chemistry, chemical engineering, or related field and at least 2-5 years of experience in the field of air assessment/air quality. Internship or Co-Op experience is applicable.
A background in quality assurance-related activities.
Experience with data analysis, visualization, and interpretation.
Ability to demonstrate a broad familiarity with air sampling and analysis of criteria pollutants such as ozone particulate matter (PM10, PM2.5, speciated PM, UFP [ultrafine particles], etc.) along with SVOCs (semivolatile organic compounds), VOCs (volatile organic compounds), carbonyls, PAHs (polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons), and particle-bound metals.
Excellent writing, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.
Ability to travel domestically, including participating in field work, approximately one week per month.
THE FOLLOWING IS DESIRED
A Master of Science (M.S.) in a related field of study.
Experience with the preparation of quality assurance project plans (QAPPs), standard operating procedures (SOPs), technical assistance documents (TADs), other quality systems and technical guidance documents that govern and describe air monitoring and sample analysis activities.
Experience in conducting onsite technical systems audits of air monitoring laboratories and sites, such as those in the NCore, SLAMS, NATTS, and PAMS national networks.
Battelle’s founding mission “to translate scientific discovery and technology advances into societal benefit” is as relevant today as when we opened our doors over 90 years ago. Our science and technology enhance society's well-being and create critical innovations that drive scientific advances for the future. We conduct groundbreaking research and development, design and manufacture leading-edge products, and deliver critical services for commercial and government customers. Our work meets the needs of the nation when it matters most, and Battelle is committed to driving innovation today and for generations to come.
The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle’s Legal Department.
Battelle’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.
Battelle provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.
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