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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

Barr Engineering Co. is seeking an Administrative Assistant/Receptionist to be the first point of contact for clients and vendors in our Salt Lake City office. The person in this position will also provide administrative support to Barr’s project teams, project managers, and office staff.

The tasks will include front-desk communication such as answering phones, relaying messages, and greeting visitors. Additional tasks include mailroom activities such as faxing, copying, and sending documents; receiving bulk packages; assisting with office equipment use and maintenance; tracking and ordering office supplies; document printing and binding; processing invoices and credit card statements; maintaining food and beverage supplies; providing logistical support for meetings and conference calls, including WebEx and in-office catering; interacting with building property manager on space related issues; responsible for maintenance of office equipment; and cleanup and stocking of conference rooms and kitchen areas and general office tidying and organization.

Specific project support tasks may include running reports from and inputting data into information-management software; maintaining and organizing project files; providing quality assurance/quality control for project documents; coordinating production and delivery of major work products; creation of PDF files; developing visual presentation materials; and other duties as necessary for the completion of projects.


Minimum Qualifications

  • One year of experience in a receptionist role or similar administrative position
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize simultaneous requests from team members
  • Ability to work with partial information, identify further data necessary to effectively complete tasks, and either prepare preliminary but incomplete work products or work with individuals to collect necessary data for preparation of complete work products
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, task follow-through, and skills development
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • An attitude and desire to help project teams be successful
  • Self-directed with the ability to complete tasks with varying levels of oversight
  • Ability to work effectively with a variety of personalities and build working relationships
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, and a commitment to providing high quality service
  • Ability to occasionally lift 40-lb. boxes and rearrange conference rooms to accommodate meeting needs
  • A flexible working style and willingness to modify personal schedule as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
  • Demonstrated professionalism with regard to attire and demeanor
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Five years of experience in a comparable position
  • Associates degree or college level coursework in sciences/engineering
  • Experience preparing visual presentation materials

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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Salt Lake City, UT link print
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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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Bismarck, ND link print
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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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Grand Rapids, MI 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 - 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. 

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 - 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. 

apply online

Ann Arbor, MI link print
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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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Salt Lake City, UT link print
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Summary

The person selected for this position will work with a leading engineering and environmental consulting firm. Barr was named a 2016 Great Place to Work based on the results of a national comprehensive employee survey.

This is a full-time position involving work with Barr's clients to coordinate environmental issues and specifically to oversee air-program compliance associated with the development, construction, and operation of industries throughout the United States. The successful candidate will lead project teams developing air quality permitting and environmental compliance strategies and associated information and documents; review operational functions and activities to verify that appropriate actions are developed and undertaken to achieve and maintain compliance; interface frequently with industry representatives, technical and information resource experts, and resource managers.

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 civil, environmental, chemical, or mechanical engineering or closely-related scientific discipline
  • At least 10 years of professional experience working with federal air regulations such as federal PSD/NSR and Title V, state air construction permitting, New Source Performance Standards, and National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
  • A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and or client needs
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in building working relationships and working with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Demonstrated project organization and management skills
  • Self-initiative and motivation with an emphasis on client service and cultivating a career in environmental consulting
  • 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
  • Ability to travel to client locations and other Barr offices
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • At least 15 years of professional experience working with federal air regulations such as federal PSD/NSR and Title V, state air construction permitting, New Source Performance Standards, and National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants
  • 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
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with regulatory agency staff
  • Experience with petroleum refining operations and knowledge of the interrelationship between operational functions and environmental performance
  • Ability to process complex or rapidly developing information to extract key issues and implications and develop appropriate strategies

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

The person selected for this position will work with a leading engineering and environmental consulting firm. Barr was named a 2016 Great Place to Work based on the results of a national comprehensive employee survey.

This is a full-time position involving work with Barr's clients to coordinate environmental issues and specifically to oversee air-program compliance associated with the development, construction, and operation of industries throughout the United States. The successful candidate will lead project teams developing air quality permitting and environmental compliance strategies and associated information and documents; review operational functions and activities to verify that appropriate actions are developed and undertaken to achieve and maintain compliance; interface frequently with industry representatives, technical and information resource experts, and resource managers.

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 civil, environmental, chemical, or mechanical engineering or closely-related scientific discipline
  • At least 10 years of professional experience working with federal air regulations such as federal PSD/NSR and Title V, state air construction permitting, New Source Performance Standards, and National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
  • A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and or client needs
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in building working relationships and working with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Demonstrated project organization and management skills
  • Self-initiative and motivation with an emphasis on client service and cultivating a career in environmental consulting
  • 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
  • Ability to travel to client locations and other Barr offices
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • At least 15 years of professional experience working with federal air regulations such as federal PSD/NSR and Title V, state air construction permitting, New Source Performance Standards, and National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants
  • 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
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with regulatory agency staff
  • Experience with petroleum refining operations and knowledge of the interrelationship between operational functions and environmental performance
  • Ability to process complex or rapidly developing information to extract key issues and implications and develop appropriate strategies

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

Duluth, MN link print
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Summary

The person selected for this position will work with a leading engineering and environmental consulting firm. Barr was named a 2016 Great Place to Work based on the results of a national comprehensive employee survey.

This is a full-time position involving work with Barr's clients to coordinate environmental issues and specifically to oversee air-program compliance associated with the development, construction, and operation of industries throughout the United States. The successful candidate will lead project teams developing air quality permitting and environmental compliance strategies and associated information and documents; review operational functions and activities to verify that appropriate actions are developed and undertaken to achieve and maintain compliance; interface frequently with industry representatives, technical and information resource experts, and resource managers.

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 civil, environmental, chemical, or mechanical engineering or closely-related scientific discipline
  • At least 10 years of professional experience working with federal air regulations such as federal PSD/NSR and Title V, state air construction permitting, New Source Performance Standards, and National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
  • A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and or client needs
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in building working relationships and working with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Demonstrated project organization and management skills
  • Self-initiative and motivation with an emphasis on client service and cultivating a career in environmental consulting
  • 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
  • Ability to travel to client locations and other Barr offices
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • At least 15 years of professional experience working with federal air regulations such as federal PSD/NSR and Title V, state air construction permitting, New Source Performance Standards, and National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants
  • 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
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with regulatory agency staff
  • Experience with petroleum refining operations and knowledge of the interrelationship between operational functions and environmental performance
  • Ability to process complex or rapidly developing information to extract key issues and implications and develop appropriate strategies

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
apply online

Summary

The person selected for this position will work with a leading engineering and environmental consulting firm. Barr was named a 2016 Great Place to Work based on the results of a national comprehensive employee survey.

This is a full-time position involving work with Barr's clients to coordinate environmental issues and specifically to oversee air-program compliance associated with the development, construction, and operation of industries throughout the United States. The successful candidate will lead project teams developing air quality permitting and environmental compliance strategies and associated information and documents; review operational functions and activities to verify that appropriate actions are developed and undertaken to achieve and maintain compliance; interface frequently with industry representatives, technical and information resource experts, and resource managers.

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 civil, environmental, chemical, or mechanical engineering or closely-related scientific discipline
  • At least 10 years of professional experience working with federal air regulations such as federal PSD/NSR and Title V, state air construction permitting, New Source Performance Standards, and National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
  • A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and or client needs
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in building working relationships and working with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Demonstrated project organization and management skills
  • Self-initiative and motivation with an emphasis on client service and cultivating a career in environmental consulting
  • 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
  • Ability to travel to client locations and other Barr offices
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • At least 15 years of professional experience working with federal air regulations such as federal PSD/NSR and Title V, state air construction permitting, New Source Performance Standards, and National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants
  • 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
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with regulatory agency staff
  • Experience with petroleum refining operations and knowledge of the interrelationship between operational functions and environmental performance
  • Ability to process complex or rapidly developing information to extract key issues and implications and develop appropriate strategies

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 with a leading engineering and environmental consulting firm. Barr was named a 2016 Great Place to Work based on the results of a national comprehensive employee survey.

This is a full-time position involving work with Barr's clients to coordinate environmental issues and specifically to oversee air-program compliance associated with the development, construction, and operation of industries throughout the United States. The successful candidate will lead project teams developing air quality permitting and environmental compliance strategies and associated information and documents; review operational functions and activities to verify that appropriate actions are developed and undertaken to achieve and maintain compliance; interface frequently with industry representatives, technical and information resource experts, and resource managers.

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 civil, environmental, chemical, or mechanical engineering or closely-related scientific discipline
  • At least 10 years of professional experience working with federal air regulations such as federal PSD/NSR and Title V, state air construction permitting, New Source Performance Standards, and National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
  • A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and or client needs
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in building working relationships and working with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Demonstrated project organization and management skills
  • Self-initiative and motivation with an emphasis on client service and cultivating a career in environmental consulting
  • 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
  • Ability to travel to client locations and other Barr offices
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • At least 15 years of professional experience working with federal air regulations such as federal PSD/NSR and Title V, state air construction permitting, New Source Performance Standards, and National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants
  • 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
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with regulatory agency staff
  • Experience with petroleum refining operations and knowledge of the interrelationship between operational functions and environmental performance
  • Ability to process complex or rapidly developing information to extract key issues and implications and develop appropriate strategies

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 multi-discipline project teams, providing computer-aided drafting expertise using AutoCAD on a Windows platform with an emphasis on Civil 3D. Undertake challenging and progressive work on projects involving data collection, planning, and problem-solving in the civil engineering field. Typical duties consist of working with engineers to create, update, and revise drawings of mechanical, electrical, structural, or civil systems. Project responsibilities include developing and managing project CAD file structure, basefiles, planimetrics, design surfaces and pipe drafting networks, and construction drawing and renderings as well as determining quantities for cost estimating and report preparation. Additional responsibilities may include construction observation, surveying, and monitoring.

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

  • Two-year technical certificate or experience or coursework directly related to the job responsibilities described above
  • Proficiency using current versions of AutoCAD/Civil 3D
  • Strong technical skills, including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to work cooperatively with project team members in a high-energy working environment that encourages self-initiative
  • Flexible working style and willingness to modify personal schedules to meet deadlines and client needs
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with civil engineering project design, layout, and production drafting workflow
  • Familiarity with software packages, including additional drafting packages such as Revit, MicroStation, Geopak, and ArcGIS as well as Microsoft Excel and word processing software
  • Familiarity with work in an industrial environment and basic knowledge of various industrial disciplines and industrial construction

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 is seeking an engineer with demonstrated experience leading, managing, and mentoring multi-discipline project teams for infrastructure projects, particularly transportation-related projects. Project assignments may include the following: leading, managing, and executing work on public and private infrastructure projects; leading project teams in planning and/or designing major engineering projects; preparing and making presentations to clients and potential clients; successfully leading, managing, and delivering projects on time and on budget; leading the work of the project team including engineers, drafters, and designers; and coordinating with other disciplines.

The position also includes planning and executing business development efforts. Typical business development activities include building and maintaining client relationships, tracking marketing leads and project opportunities, developing and presenting proposals and presentations, and networking and sharing Barr’s capabilities with existing and potential clients.

Assignments may also include working with permitting agencies and public officials. 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 facilities that have limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. A physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided.


Minimum Qualifications

  • BS in civil engineering or related degree (e.g. geological, geotechnical)
  • 8 or more years of relevant work experience
  • Professionally certified in Alberta (P.Eng.), or ability to obtain certification within one year
  • Flexible working style, self-initiative, self-motivation, and a willingness to work with teams to meet clients' needs and project schedules
  • Demonstrated experience meeting timelines and achieving project expectations
  • Demonstrated client relationship development skills
  • Conscientiousness concerning the accuracy, appropriateness, and timeliness of results
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated technical project leadership, management, and organizational skills
  • Legal authorization to work in Canada and the United States without the need for sponsorship or, must be able to obtain a TN work permit
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • 12 or more years of relevant work experience
  • Alberta public infrastructure or transportation related work experience
  • Mining infrastructure related work experience
  • Demonstrated project leadership and management experience on multi-discipline project teams
  • Demonstrated strong client-relationship and business-development skills
  • Established network of public and private infrastructure personnel and associations in Western Canada
  • Engineering consulting or related experience
  • MS in civil engineering or closely-related discipline
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD and Civil 3D or other CADD-based civil design software

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 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 is seeking a civil/environmental engineer to join our growing practice in western Canada. The person selected for this position will work on large, complex, and challenging projects for a leading environmental and civil consulting firm with an expanding presence in the U.S. and Canada. We are proud to have been named a 2016 Great Place to Work based on the results of a comprehensive employee survey.

The person in this position will work with multi-disciplinary teams providing applied research, engineering analysis, and design services for industrial clients in the oil sands and mining sectors. Responsibilities may include preparing technical work plans and cost estimates, interpreting data, preparing technical reports, and coordinating site activities. Activities will also include completion of project deliverables and client communication. This position will involve field work opportunities year-round as well as travel.

NOTE: Assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. Safety training will be provided before work on these sites, and participation in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients will be required. Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work in industrial facilities with limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering (civil, environmental, geological, geotechnical, or related discipline) with an interest in tailings and mine reclamation
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0
  • Member-in-Training (MIT) with APEGGA or ability to obtain within one year
  • 4 or more years of relevant work experience
  • Strong technical and problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Strong computer skills, including word processing and use of spreadsheets
  • Willingness to travel and periodically adjust personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
  • Ability to work legally in both the United States and Canada without sponsorship or eligibility to obtain a TN work permit
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge and experience working in the oil sands and mining industries
  • Practice with or exposure to tailings management, waste impoundments, dredging, mine land reclamation and/or site remediation and reclamation
  • Engineering consulting or related professional experience

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

Come join the Barr Bismarck team! The person selected for this position will work on multidisciplinary project teams providing electrical engineering and related technical expertise for industrial processing, power, mining, and fuels facilities. Work will include integrating process, mechanical, and control requirements into comprehensive electrical systems. Tasks will involve design and analysis and include the preparation of plans and specifications, writing reports, cost estimating, and the design of power and controls from the ground up.

This position also will be responsible for managing projects, providing technical leadership, and managing teams to meet client needs, and may include coaching and mentoring less-experienced staff. The work may 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

  • B.S. in electrical engineering with academic coursework focused on power or control systems
  • At least five 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
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license or ability to obtain within one year
  • 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

  • Knowledge and experience with industrial manufacturing processes such as power plants, petroleum refining, mining and/or minerals processing, or chemical production
  • Demonstrated project organization and management skills
  • Strong 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

This position offers the opportunity to work in a project team environment with engineers and other designers involved in the detailed electrical design of industrial systems. Project responsibilities may include drafting and design using CADD software, and creating electrical drawings. The project work will include design of power distribution systems and controls for industrial facilities from the ground up and incorporating electrical information into drawings from other disciplines. The work may at times involve short-term, out-of-town assignments.

NOTE: 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

  • Two-year technical certificate or experience/coursework directly related to the job responsibilities described above
  • 3+ years of experience working on projects directly related to job responsibilities described above at a consulting engineering or industrial workplace
  • Proficiency using current versions of AutoCAD
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to work cooperatively with team members in a 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

  • 5+ years of experience working on projects directly related to job responsibilities described above at a consulting engineering or industrial workplace

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 multi-disciplinary project teams to provide computer-aided drafting expertise using AutoCAD. Typical duties may include working closely with engineers to create, update, and revise drawings of structural, civil and mechanical systems and visiting project sites to gather information for project drawings. The work will primarily be related to industrial processing facilities, power plants, refineries, and other heavy industrial facilities.

NOTE: The position may involve field visits to client sites, including industrial processing facilities, power plants, and other heavy industrial facilities. Appropriate safety training will be provided for the work at industrial sites.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Two-year technical certificate or experience/coursework directly related to the job responsibilities described above
  • 0-5 years of design/CAD experience
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with multi-disciplinary engineers and other technicians
  • Strong technical skills, including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
  • Computer skills including Excel and AutoCAD
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • A flexible working style and willingness to modify personal schedules when required to meet deadlines and client needs
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with Civil 3D or mechanical or structural design software packages
  • Experience and working background with projects involving industrial processing equipment, equipment supports, access platforms, conveying equipment, air handling equipment, stacks, and other industrial equipment

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. We are proud to have been named a 2016 Great Place to Work based on the results of a comprehensive employee survey.

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 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 air quality permit applications, compliance tools, 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
  • Proficiency with Excel spreadsheets
  • 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
  • Legal authorization 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
  • 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
  • One to three years of post-college experience with environmental compliance
  • 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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Summary

Barr Engineering Co. is seeking a part-time industrial wastewater treatment operations technician to work 8 to 16 hours per week at a client facility in Muskegon, Michigan. The person in this position will perform routine operation and maintenance of an industrial wastewater treatment system. Work will include operation and limited maintenance of treatment equipment, including chemical addition and residuals management, collecting and compiling operational information, collecting wastewater samples for on-site spectrophotometric analysis and off-site laboratory analysis, use of a spectrophotometer for sample evaluation, and other tasks at the request of the client. The schedule for this position will vary. A typical workweek will be one or two days per week as negotiated with other team members.

NOTE: The job assignment will 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. 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

  • Successful completion of university-level chemistry course or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude
  • Strong technical and problem solving skills, excellent communication skills and attention to detail
  • A flexible working style and the ability to adjust personal schedules to meet client needs
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience with industrial wastewater pretreatment system operation and maintenance, including batch-wise hexavalent chromium reduction, emulsion breaking and/or metals precipitation
  • Previous experience collecting wastewater or groundwater samples for laboratory analysis
  • 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard (HAZWOPER) certification

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 is seeking a project manager to join our growing practice in western Canada. The person selected for this position will work on large, complex, and challenging projects for a leading environmental and civil consulting firm with an expanding presence in the U.S. and Canada. We are proud to have been named a 2016 Great Place to Work based on the results of a comprehensive employee survey.

Project work will include leading multi-disciplinary teams providing applied research, engineering analysis, and designs for industrial clients in the oil sands and the mining industries. Project responsibilities may include preparing technical work plans and cost estimates for tailings and mineland reclamation studies; interpreting data; preparing technical reports; coordinating site activities; assisting with engineering and environmental designs; and supporting clients through strategic planning and regulatory negotiations. There may be opportunities to lead investigations of potentially contaminated sites for soil, sediment, groundwater, and vapor issues. Activities will include completing project deliverables, client communication, internal team coordination, mentoring junior staff, and financial responsibility on projects.

The person in this position also will have a role in business development through direct client engagement and exceptional project delivery. Typical business development activities include building and maintaining client relationships; tracking marketing leads and project opportunities; developing proposals and presentations; networking; and sharing Barr's capabilities with existing and potential clients.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering (civil, environmental, geological, geotechnical, or related discipline) with an interest in tailings and mine reclamation
  • Professionally certified in Alberta (e.g., P. Eng.) or ability to obtain certification within one year
  • 8 or more years of relevant work experience
  • Demonstrated experience meeting timelines and achieving project expectations
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated client relationship development skills
  • Demonstrated technical project management and organization skills
  • Must have the ability to legally work in both the United States and Canada without the need for sponsorship or must be eligible to obtain a TN work permit
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge and experience working in the oil sands and mining industries
  • Practice with or exposure to tailings management, waste impoundments, dredging, mine land reclamation and/or site remediation and reclamation
  • Project management and leadership experience on multi-disciplinary projects
  • Demonstrated business development skills
  • Established network with industry personnel and industry associations in Western Canada
  • Engineering consulting or related professional experience

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 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

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

This position provides the opportunity to work on a variety of consulting projects involving traditional geotechnical engineering designs such as shallow and deep foundations; slope stability; tailings engineering; seepage; bearing capacity; settlement; pavements; deep foundations; retaining walls; and dams. The position also includes 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 technical reports, and cost estimating. The position will include project management for scope, schedule, and budget compliance, and will require interfacing and collaborating on these projects with engineers in other Barr offices. Project responsibilities may also include writing proposals and managing proposal teams.

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: 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. While the position is located in the Calgary office, fulfillment of the position responsibilities will require periodic travel. 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
  • Professional Engineer (P.Eng) certification or ability to obtain P.Eng 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 Calgary office
  • 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
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Legal authorization to work in Canada without the need for sponsorship


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
  • 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 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 is seeking a highly creative, client-focused, part-time graphic design specialist to support project teams in its water resources group and across the company. The person in this position would use exceptional graphic communication skills to create technical illustrations, realistic design visualizations, diagrams, and other artwork to support the development of proposals, report documents, brochures, digital presentations, infographics, etc.

The person in this position will work with Barr's landscape architects, water resources engineers, ecologists, and environmental scientists. Much of the work will involve the production of infographics, renderings, and other drawings to be used in a variety of design projects, studies, and reports. The work offers an opportunity to contribute to and learn from progressive and innovative design teams that provide landscape architecture, water resources, ecological restoration, and engineering services to our clients.

Responsibilities would include, but are not limited to:

  • Development of:
    • Two- and three-dimensional perspective renderings, illustrative plans, and other graphics that illustrate and promote Barr's engineering and landscape architectural designs
    • Infographics that help communicate complex concepts related to engineering and landscape architecture in an attractive and creative way to a diverse audience
    • Illustrative and/or detailed interpretive signage that highlights the features and/or functionality of engineering/landscape architecture designs
    • Graphical themes for interpretive signage and educational materials, including color and font palettes
    • Presentation materials including tables, charts, and diagrams
    • Visually attractive materials to support the development of project reports, proposals, PowerPoint presentations, and pamphlets
  • Collaboration with project staff to develop technical graphics and supporting text that effectively communicate concepts to clients and other project stakeholders
  • Presenting graphics and renderings to clients and project staff and incorporating their feedback in subsequent design iterations

  • Minimum Qualifications

    • Associate's degree or certificate in graphic design or comparable field
    • One year of professional experience in graphic design related to scientific or engineering fields
    • Demonstrated talent for document layout, graphical design, and presentation creation
    • Demonstrated ability to illustrate complex and ambiguous concepts
    • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (Acrobat, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.), AutoCAD, Google Sketch-Up, and MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
    • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks
    • Initiative, motivation, and focus on client service; willingness to help where needed and put forth extra effort when necessary
    • Attention to detail
    • Ability to build strong working relationships with colleagues and clients
    • Flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedule to meet project deadlines
    • Experience working with printing professionals to ensure product quality
    • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record


    Preferred Qualifications

    • BA degree in landscape architecture, graphic design, architecture, or comparable field
    • Significant experience in natural sciences, engineering, or landscape architecture
    • Two to five years of experience in a comparable position involving engineering, landscape architecture, and/or architecture
    • Experience developing plan diagrams using Adobe Illustrator, GIS, and/or AutoCAD
    • Proficiency in developing three-dimensional renderings of the built and natural environment; proficiency with Autodesk Revit, Autodesk 3ds Max, or similar artistic rendering software
    • Superior writing and editing skills
    • Please present a portfolio of your work (or a link to your portfolio) along with your application


    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

    The person selected for this position will work on project teams involving geotechnical engineering and related technical assignments. Project assignments may include geotechnical and civil design and analysis, field data collection, construction plans and specifications preparation (including CADD work), spreadsheet preparation, report writing, and onsite field work and laboratory testing oversight. The work may involve out-of-town assignments.

    NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and you may be expected to work on tall structures or with industrial equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on such sites.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • GPA of 3.2/4.0
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
    • At least two semesters of physics and three semesters of mathematics
    • Ongoing enrollment in a civil, geotechnical, or geological engineering degree program
    • Familiarity with Microsoft Windows OS and Microsoft Office software
    • Conscientiousness concerning the accuracy, appropriateness, and timeliness of results
    • Thorough, organized, detail-oriented approach to engineering work
    • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record


    Preferred Qualifications

    • GPA of 3.5/4.0
    • Familiarity with gINT and AutoCAD
    • Completed at least one semester of upper division (junior/senior level) engineering coursework

    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 involving structural engineering and related technical assignments. Project assignments may include structural design and analysis, preparation of plans and specifications, report writing, and construction inspection/observation. The work may involve short out-of-town assignments.

    NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites, or working on tall structures or with industrial equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on such sites.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • GPA of 3.2/4.0
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
    • At least two semesters of physics, and three semesters of mathematics
    • Ongoing enrollment in civil engineering or structural engineering degree program
    • Familiarity with Microsoft Windows OS and Microsoft Office software
    • Conscientiousness concerning the accuracy, appropriateness and timeliness of results
    • Thorough, organized, detail-oriented approach
    • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record


    Preferred Qualifications

    • GPA of 3.5/4.0
    • Familiarity with AutoCAD, Revit, and structural engineering analysis software such as RISA, STAAD Pro, or MathCAD
    • Completion of at least one semester of upper division (junior/senior level) engineering coursework

    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 is an entry-level internship providing field and AutoCAD-based design/drafting services to multi-discipline project teams. Typical duties may include assisting with:

  • Preparing areas for inspection and setting up and tearing down inspection-related tools and equipment
  • Assisting with visual and physical examination of steel and concrete structures
  • Using nondestructive testing techniques and equipment to locate and define deficiencies
  • Field sketches locating deficiencies and repair detail drawings, where required
  • Compiling field data, sketches, and repairs into a formal report
  • Preparing AutoCAD drawings suitable for documenting findings, identifying areas in need of repair, and conducting rehabilitation efforts, as needed
  • The work will be primarily related to industrial processing facilities, power plants, mining facilities, and other heavy industrial facilities. The work may at times involve short-term, out of town assignments.

    NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites, may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities or working on tall structures, or with industrial equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on such sites. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Ongoing enrollment in a two-year technical certificate program and successful completion of at least two semesters
    • Ability and willingness to work cooperatively with project team members in a working environment that encourages self-initiative
    • Ability to safely lift and carry equipment weighing about 70 pounds on a frequent basis
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
    • Familiarity with Microsoft Windows OS and Microsoft Office software
    • Conscientiousness concerning the accuracy, appropriateness, and timeliness of results
    • 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

    • Familiarity with AutoCAD
    • Familiarity with work in an industrial environment and basic knowledge of various industrial disciplines and industrial construction is a plus

    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 is seeking a highly creative, graphics-oriented landscape architect/designer to support a variety of project teams. The person in this position will work with Barr's landscape architects, water resources engineers, ecologists, and environmental scientists. Much of the work will involve the production of infographics, renderings, and other drawings to be used in a variety of design projects, studies, and reports. The work offers an opportunity to contribute to and learn from progressive and innovative design teams that provide landscape architecture, water resources, ecological restoration, and engineering services to our clients.

    The person in this position would use graphic communication skills to create exceptional technical illustrations, realistic design visualizations, diagrams, and other artwork to support the development of projects, proposals, report documents, brochures, digital presentations, infographics, etc.

    Responsibilities would include, but are not limited to:

  • Development of:
    • Detailed plans and working drawings of landscape design, including grading plans, planting plans, construction details and specifications using computer-aided design (CAD) packages and similar design software
    • Two- and three-dimensional perspective renderings, illustrative plans, and other graphics that illustrate and promote Barr's engineering and landscape architectural designs
    • Infographics that help communicate complex concepts related to engineering and landscape architecture in an attractive and creative way to a diverse audience
    • Illustrative and/or detailed interpretive signage that highlights the features and/or functionality of engineering/landscape architecture designs
    • Graphical themes for interpretive signage and educational materials, including color and font palettes
    • Presentation materials including tables, charts, and diagrams
  • Preparation of planning documents, conceptual and schematic designs, illustrations and graphics, construction details, construction documents, technical specifications and cost estimates for a wide variety of public and private sector projects
  • Collaboration with project staff to develop technical graphics and supporting text that effectively communicate concepts to clients and other project stakeholders
  • Presenting graphics and renderings to clients and project staff and incorporating their feedback in subsequent design iterations

  • Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in landscape architecture (from an LAAB-accredited program), environmental design, or other related field
    • Demonstrated talent for document layout, graphical design, and presentation creation
    • Demonstrated ability to illustrate complex and ambiguous concepts
    • Knowledge of construction materials and techniques
    • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, AutoCAD, Google Sketch-Up, and MS Office Suite
    • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks with a strong attention to detail
    • Self-initiative and motivation, with an emphasis on client service and meeting client needs
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedule to meet project deadlines
    • Experience working with printing professionals to ensure product quality
    • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master's degree in landscape architecture, architecture, engineering or related scientific or technical discipline
    • One to three years of professional experience in graphic design related to architectural or engineering fields
    • Familiarity with landscape and engineering design drawings, construction documents, and construction specifications
    • Understanding of plant communities and planting plans
    • Experience developing plan diagrams using Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, GIS, and/or AutoCAD
    • Proficiency with Autodesk Revit, Autodesk 3ds Max, or similar artistic rendering software
    • Please present a portfolio of your work (or a link to your portfolio) along with your application


    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 undertake challenging work on mechanical engineering projects involving design, planning, and problem-solving. Project responsibilities will include completing equipment layout, mechanical design using CADD modeling software, and assistance with construction plans and specifications. These activities will be related to the design of process piping and pumping systems, industrial ventilation, industrial machinery and equipment, conveyor systems, and building systems. The work will be primarily related to industrial processing facilities, refineries, power plants, and other heavy industrial facilities.

    NOTE: Some work locations will feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites or industrial facilities. 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

    • Two-year technical certificate or other education or training directly related to the job responsibilities described above
    • Two years of experience working on projects directly related to job responsibilities described above
    • Experience working with AutoCAD and other mechanical design software
    • Basic mathematical and computer skills such as word processing/spreadsheet
    • Flexible working style, self-initiative, self-motivation, and a willingness to work with teams to meet clients’ needs and project schedules
    • Conscientiousness concerning the accuracy, appropriateness, and timeliness of results
    • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Five or more years of experience working on projects directly related to job responsibilities described above at a consulting engineering or industrial workplace
    • Experience in using and interpreting construction plans
    • Experience in using 3D software
    • Familiarity with computer software packages such as AutoCAD 3D, CADWorx, and additional drafting packages

    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

    Come be a part of our Minneapolis office team with the opportunity to work on challenging projects and provide leadership to experienced engineering professionals! The person in this position will work on multidiscipline project teams providing mechanical engineering and related technical expertise. The work will be primarily for industrial processing facilities such as power plants, fuels facilities, mining facilities, and other heavy industrial facilities. This person will help develop our presence and establish our power and fuels industry capabilities within the Minneapolis, Minnesota, area. The work may involve short-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.


    Project responsibilites 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

  • Minimum Qualifications

    • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with academic coursework directly related to the job responsibilities described above
    • 10+ years of experience working on projects directly related to job responsibilities described above
    • Professional Engineer (PE) certified, or ability to obtain PE within one year
    • Familiarity with AutoCAD, Microsoft Office software
    • 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

    • 15+ years of relevant work experience
    • Experience 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

    Join the team in our new Salt Lake City office, where you will have an opportunity to lead and work on challenging projects in mineral and chemical processing. The person selected for this position will help lead multi-disciplinary project teams involved with mineral processing, extractive metallurgy, and related engineering activities. Project assignments may include feasibility studies, process testing and piloting, process design, project implementation, and plant startup/commissioning. The selected candidate will provide leadership and technical expertise in developing material and energy balance models, process flow diagrams, piping and instrumentation diagrams, technical reports, equipment specifications, and capital and operating cost estimates.

    This position requires a strong background and knowledge of mineral beneficiation and extractive metallurgical processes, including comminution, classification, gravity separation, flotation, hydrometallurgy, and pyrometallurgy. Knowledge and experience with pumping systems, slurry hydraulics, thickeners, material conveying, and tailings management systems is also important. Candidates must have experience with plant sampling and proper protocols, along with the ability to interpret and understand design drawings in order to make recommendations. The selected candidate will work on projects involving a variety of minerals, including nonferrous precious/base metals, industrial minerals, iron, coal, and oil sands. The work may at times require short-term, out-of-town work assignments.

    NOTE:Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of industrial sites and require entering and working within facilities that may have limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Safety training will be provided for work in these areas. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • BS degree in chemical engineering, metallurgical engineering, or related field with academic coursework directly related to the job responsibilities described above
    • Six or more years of work experience in non-ferrous processing (precious metals, base metals, industrial minerals)
    • Experience working at mine or industrial sites as an operating engineer or consultant
    • Ability to apply structured decision-analysis and problem-solving skills for plant troubleshooting, performance optimization, and continuous improvement
    • Excellent analysis and observational skills along with ability to troubleshoot and resolve process issues
    • Experience with developing client relationships and project opportunities in mineral processing and supporting disciplines
    • Demonstrated ability to market and develop work in the process field and supporting disciplines
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
    • Willingness to work in a project-team environment that encourages self-initiative
    • Demonstrated ability to manage multi-disciplinary projects
    • Willingness and ability to mentor younger staff members
    • A flexible working style as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
    • Willingness to travel for business development purposes
    • Familiarity with basic Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel
    • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Advanced degree in Chemical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, or related field
    • Experience with non-ferrous metallurgical and plant processes
    • Ten or more years of related experience
    • Fluency in mineral processing simulation software such as METSIM
    • Professional Engineer (PE) certification or ability to obtain PE within one year
    • Current NCEES record
    • SME Registered Member

    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

    Join the team in our new Salt Lake City office, where you will have an opportunity to lead and work on challenging projects in mineral and chemical processing an provide leadership to experienced engineering professionals. The person selected for this position will help lead multi-disciplinary project teams involved with mineral processing, extractive metallurgy, and related engineering activities. Project assignments may include feasibility studies, process testing and piloting, process design, project implementation, and plant startup/commissioning. The selected candidate will provide leadership and technical expertise in developing material and energy balance models, process flow diagrams, piping and instrumentation diagrams, technical reports, equipment specifications, and capital and operating cost estimates. This person will help develop our presence and assist with establishing our mineral and chemical processing capabilities within the Salt Lake City, Utah area.

    This position requires a strong background and knowledge of mineral beneficiation and extractive metallurgical processes, including comminution, classification, gravity separation, flotation, hydrometallurgy, and pyrometallurgy. Knowledge and experience with pumping systems, slurry hydraulics, thickeners, material conveying, and tailings management systems is also important. Candidates must have experience with plant sampling and proper protocols, along with the ability to interpret and understand design drawings in order to make recommendations. The selected candidate will work on projects involving a variety of minerals, including nonferrous precious/base metals, industrial minerals, iron, coal, and oil sands. This position requires experience with business development to assist with business planning for the region. The work may at times require short-term, out-of-town work assignments.

    NOTE:Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of industrial sites and require entering and working within facilities that may have limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Safety training will be provided for work in these areas. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • BS degree in chemical engineering, metallurgical engineering, or related field with academic coursework directly related to the job responsibilities described above
    • Ten or more years of work experience in non-ferrous processing (precious metals, base metals, industrial minerals)
    • Experience working at mine or industrial sites as an operating engineer or consultant
    • Ability to apply structured decision-analysis and problem-solving skills for plant troubleshooting, performance optimization, and continuous improvement
    • Excellent analysis and observational skills along with ability to troubleshoot and resolve process issues
    • Experience with developing client relationships and project opportunities in mineral processing and supporting disciplines
    • Demonstrated ability to market and develop work in the process field and supporting disciplines
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
    • Willingness to work in a project-team environment that encourages self-initiative
    • Demonstrated ability to manage multi-disciplinary projects
    • Willingness and ability to mentor younger staff members
    • A flexible working style as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs
    • Willingness to travel for business development purposes
    • Familiarity with basic Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel
    • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Advanced degree in Chemical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, or related field
    • Experience with non-ferrous metallurgical and plant processes
    • Fifteen or more years of related experience
    • 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
    • Fluency in mineral processing simulation software such as METSIM
    • Professional Engineer (PE) certification or ability to obtain PE within one year
    • Current NCEES record
    • SME Registered Member

    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 with one of the leading mine engineering and environmental consulting firms. We are proud to have been named a 2016 Great Place to Work based on the results of a national comprehensive employee survey.

    This is a limited part-time position involving work with Barr's clients in the petroleum industry to coordinate environmental issues and specifically to oversee air-program compliance associated with the development, construction, and operation of petroleum refineries throughout the United States. The successful candidate will work with project teams developing air quality permitting and environmental compliance strategies and associated information and documents for the petroleum refining industry; review operational functions and activities to verify that appropriate actions are developed and undertaken to achieve and maintain compliance; interface frequently with industry representatives, technical and information resource experts, and resource managers.

    Specific program responsibilities include air permit and MACT compliance, oversight of air pollution control operations and performance, air emission mitigation efforts, and air program environmental management.

    While the position is based in the Minneapolis office, there is the potential for remote employment. However, a regular presence at client facilities will be required, and fulfillment of the position responsibilities will also require periodic travel to other client locations and Barr offices.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in civil, environmental, chemical, or mechanical engineering or closely-related scientific discipline
    • At least 20 years of work experience in the petroleum refining industry and the above identified air programs
    • Thorough knowledge of federal and state air program permitting and regulatory requirements
    • At least three years of environmental consulting experience
    • A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and or client needs
    • Demonstrated effectiveness in building working relationships and working with multi-disciplinary teams
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate in a consultative manner
    • Demonstrated project organization and management skills
    • Self-initiative and motivation with emphasis on client service and meeting client needs
    • Demonstrated ability to fulfill commitments regarding timeliness of work
    • Demonstrated problem-solving skills
    • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Knowledge of and familiarity with regulatory agency staff
    • Experience with petroleum refining operations and knowledge of the interrelationship between operational functions and environmental performance
    • Ability to process complex or rapidly developing information to extract key issues and implications and develop appropriate strategies

    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 is seeking a senior geochemist to join our growing practice. The person selected for this position will work on large, complex, and challenging projects for a leading environmental and civil consulting firm with an expanding presence in the U.S. and Canada. We are proud to have been named a 2016 Great Place to Work based on the results of a comprehensive employee survey.

    Project work may include environmental assessments; geochemical assessments and remediation; and mining waste management permitting. Expertise in acid rock drainage, mineral solubility, water balances, water quality modeling in arid environments, and the ability to work with industrial clients and regulatory agencies are required. Project responsibilities will include development of proposals, scopes of work, budgets, management of complex data collection programs; and preparation of reports and supporting documentation. Other typical activities may include mentoring junior staff and overseeing internal teams; communicating with clients; participating in meetings and negotiations with clients and regulatory agency personnel; analyzing financial performance on projects; and completing project deliverables.

    The person in this position also will have a role in client service and business development. Typical business development activities include building and maintaining client relationships; tracking marketing leads and project opportunities; developing proposals and presentations; networking; and sharing Barr’s capabilities with existing and potential clients.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in geochemistry or related discipline
    • 10 or more years of practical experience working on geochemistry projects
    • Specific knowledge of geochemistry (chemical reactions, phase diagrams, mineral solubility)
    • Specific knowledge of general mineral deposit types and identification of minerals
    • Ability to design programs to characterize potential for acid rock drainage and metal leaching, including application of geochemical testing methods for prediction of water chemistry
    • Specific experience with modeling programs (e.g. PHREEQC, Geochemists Workbench)
    • General knowledge of mineral exploration methods: mine waste disposal methods; mineral processing methods; and mine and environment regulations and policies
    • Legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record


    Preferred Qualifications

    • PhD in geochemistry or related discipline
    • Demonstrated project management and leadership skills
    • Demonstrated business development and client relationship development skills
    • Experience with hydrothermal deposits

    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 is seeking a senior geochemist to join our growing practice. The person selected for this position will work on large, complex, and challenging projects for a leading environmental and civil consulting firm with an expanding presence in the U.S. and Canada. We are proud to have been named a 2016 Great Place to Work based on the results of a comprehensive employee survey.

    Project work may include environmental assessments; geochemical assessments and remediation; and mining waste management permitting. Expertise in acid rock drainage, mineral solubility, water balances, water quality modeling in arid environments, and the ability to work with industrial clients and regulatory agencies are required. Project responsibilities will include development of proposals, scopes of work, budgets, management of complex data collection programs; and preparation of reports and supporting documentation. Other typical activities may include mentoring junior staff and overseeing internal teams; communicating with clients; participating in meetings and negotiations with clients and regulatory agency personnel; analyzing financial performance on projects; and completing project deliverables.

    The person in this position also will have a role in client service and business development. Typical business development activities include building and maintaining client relationships; tracking marketing leads and project opportunities; developing proposals and presentations; networking; and sharing Barr’s capabilities with existing and potential clients.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in geochemistry or related discipline
    • 10 or more years of practical experience working on geochemistry projects
    • Specific knowledge of geochemistry (chemical reactions, phase diagrams, mineral solubility)
    • Specific knowledge of general mineral deposit types and identification of minerals
    • Ability to design programs to characterize potential for acid rock drainage and metal leaching, including application of geochemical testing methods for prediction of water chemistry
    • Specific experience with modeling programs (e.g. PHREEQC, Geochemists Workbench)
    • General knowledge of mineral exploration methods: mine waste disposal methods; mineral processing methods; and mine and environment regulations and policies
    • Legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record


    Preferred Qualifications

    • PhD in geochemistry or related discipline
    • Demonstrated project management and leadership skills
    • Demonstrated business development and client relationship development skills
    • Experience with hydrothermal deposits

    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 is seeking a senior geochemist to join our growing practice. The person selected for this position will work on large, complex, and challenging projects for a leading environmental and civil consulting firm with an expanding presence in the U.S. and Canada. We are proud to have been named a 2016 Great Place to Work based on the results of a comprehensive employee survey.

    Project work may include environmental assessments; geochemical assessments and remediation; and mining waste management permitting. Expertise in acid rock drainage, mineral solubility, water balances, water quality modeling in arid environments, and the ability to work with industrial clients and regulatory agencies are required. Project responsibilities will include development of proposals, scopes of work, budgets, management of complex data collection programs; and preparation of reports and supporting documentation. Other typical activities may include mentoring junior staff and overseeing internal teams; communicating with clients; participating in meetings and negotiations with clients and regulatory agency personnel; analyzing financial performance on projects; and completing project deliverables.

    The person in this position also will have a role in client service and business development. Typical business development activities include building and maintaining client relationships; tracking marketing leads and project opportunities; developing proposals and presentations; networking; and sharing Barr’s capabilities with existing and potential clients.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in geochemistry or related discipline
    • 10 or more years of practical experience working on geochemistry projects
    • Specific knowledge of geochemistry (chemical reactions, phase diagrams, mineral solubility)
    • Specific knowledge of general mineral deposit types and identification of minerals
    • Ability to design programs to characterize potential for acid rock drainage and metal leaching, including application of geochemical testing methods for prediction of water chemistry
    • Specific experience with modeling programs (e.g. PHREEQC, Geochemists Workbench)
    • General knowledge of mineral exploration methods: mine waste disposal methods; mineral processing methods; and mine and environment regulations and policies
    • Legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record


    Preferred Qualifications

    • PhD in geochemistry or related discipline
    • Demonstrated project management and leadership skills
    • Demonstrated business development and client relationship development skills
    • Experience with hydrothermal deposits

    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 is seeking a senior geochemist to join our growing practice. The person selected for this position will work on large, complex, and challenging projects for a leading environmental and civil consulting firm with an expanding presence in the U.S. and Canada. We are proud to have been named a 2016 Great Place to Work based on the results of a comprehensive employee survey.

    Project work may include environmental assessments; geochemical assessments and remediation; and mining waste management permitting. Expertise in acid rock drainage, mineral solubility, water balances, water quality modeling in arid environments, and the ability to work with industrial clients and regulatory agencies are required. Project responsibilities will include development of proposals, scopes of work, budgets, management of complex data collection programs; and preparation of reports and supporting documentation. Other typical activities may include mentoring junior staff and overseeing internal teams; communicating with clients; participating in meetings and negotiations with clients and regulatory agency personnel; analyzing financial performance on projects; and completing project deliverables.

    The person in this position also will have a role in client service and business development. Typical business development activities include building and maintaining client relationships; tracking marketing leads and project opportunities; developing proposals and presentations; networking; and sharing Barr’s capabilities with existing and potential clients.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in geochemistry or related discipline
    • 10 or more years of practical experience working on geochemistry projects
    • Specific knowledge of geochemistry (chemical reactions, phase diagrams, mineral solubility)
    • Specific knowledge of general mineral deposit types and identification of minerals
    • Ability to design programs to characterize potential for acid rock drainage and metal leaching, including application of geochemical testing methods for prediction of water chemistry
    • Specific experience with modeling programs (e.g. PHREEQC, Geochemists Workbench)
    • General knowledge of mineral exploration methods: mine waste disposal methods; mineral processing methods; and mine and environment regulations and policies
    • Legally authorized to work in the Canada without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record


    Preferred Qualifications

    • PhD in geochemistry or related discipline
    • Demonstrated project management and leadership skills
    • Demonstrated business development and client relationship development skills
    • Experience with hydrothermal deposits

    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

    This position presents the opportunity to work with one of the leading mine engineering and environmental consulting firms. We are proud to have been named a 2016 Great Place to Work based on the results of a national comprehensive employee survey.

    This person selected for this position will work with Barr's clients to identify, scope, and manage permitting projects with the mining industry. Work will include integrating the work of team members from multiple offices into thorough and complete documents for consideration by regulators. This person will work frequently with federal, state, local government officials, non-governmental organizations and regulatory staff; resource managers; other industry representatives; technical and information resource experts; and interested and concerned citizens. They will also be responsible for business development activities related to the mining industry, including developing relationships with key clients, seeking opportunities to assist these clients with permitting projects, and preparing proposals for such work.

    While the position is located in Salt Lake City, fulfillment of the position's responsibilities will require periodic travel to other locations.

    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 degree
    • 10 years of experience directly related to mining industries and environmental permitting
    • Experience working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, and at times stressful environment
    • Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate in a consultative manner with project team members and clients
    • Demonstrated skills and abilities in negotiation; problem-solving; attention to detail; accuracy and producing high-quality deliverables; project organization and management; fulfilling commitments on schedule and meeting deadlines; mentoring and training staff in preparing effective documents and applications; building strong working relationships; leading and participating in multidiscipline teams
    • Self-initiative and motivation, with an emphasis on client service and meeting client needs
    • A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
    • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
    • Acceptable driving record


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Recent consulting experience
    • 15 years of experience directly related to mining industries and environmental permitting
    • Experience with the following regulatory programs and permitting requirements; air (NSR/PSD), NPDES, state and federal mining permits and requirements, environmental review under NEPA and/or state programs, water rights, wetland permitting (USACE 404), and tailings disposal facilities
    • Knowledge of and familiarity with federal and Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Nevada, Idaho, Arizona and other western states’ regulatory agency staff, resource managers, and other government officials
    • Established relationships with mining clients and solid knowledge of the industry
    • Ability to process complex or rapidly developing information to extract key issues and implications and develop appropriate strategies

    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 multi-discipline project teams providing structural engineering and related technical expertise. Project assignments may include design and analysis, preparation of plans and specifications, report writing, cost estimating, and construction observation. The work will be primarily for hydropower facilities, wind turbine foundations, and industrial processing facilities including power plants, mining facilities, and other heavy industrial facilities. The work may at times require short-term, out-of-town work assignments.

    NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of industrial sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Safety training will be provided for work in these areas.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • B.S. in Civil Engineering with a structural emphasis (including structural analysis, steel and concrete design)
    • Familiarity with AutoCAD, word processing, and spreadsheet software
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
    • Willingness to work in a project team environment that encourages self-initiative
    • A flexible working style 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

    • M.S. in Civil Engineering with a structural emphasis
    • Experience with structural engineering analysis software such as STAAD Pro, RISA 3D, or MathCAD
    • Experience with 3D software such as Revit
    • Strong technical skills in a wide range of structural analysis and design
    • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certified, or ability to obtain 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 multi-discipline project teams providing structural engineering and related technical expertise. Project assignments may include design and analysis, preparation of plans and specifications, report writing, cost estimating, and construction observation. Clients will be primarily industrial, power, manufacturing, and mining companies. The work may at times require short-term, out-of-town work 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 civil or structural engineering
    • More than three years of related work experience
    • Professional engineer (PE) certified, or ability to obtain PE within one year
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
    • Conscientiousness concerning the accuracy, appropriateness, and timeliness of results
    • A flexible working style as required to meet deadlines and client needs
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently and with teams of multiple disciplines
    • Work experience with AutoCAD and structural engineering analysis software such as RISA, STAAD Pro, or MathCAD
    • Acceptable driving record
    • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship


    Preferred Qualifications

    • 5+ years of related work experience
    • M.S in civil or structural engineering
    • Experience with 3D software such as Revit
    • Experience in the consulting industry
    • Demonstrated project organization and management skills
    • Strong technical skills in a wide range of structural analysis and design

    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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