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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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Description of Company

Barr Engineering Co. is an engineering consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, and restore natural resources across the nation and the world. Today, we have nearly 800 staff across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, refining, and manufacturing industries and all levels of government. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s.

Why Choose Barr?

At Barr Engineering Co., we strive to be the premier firm in our market. If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment where you are surrounded by intelligent colleagues with an emphasis on client service, the ability to work on challenging projects, and a place where our employee’s safety is a top priority, Barr is the place for you. We offer both mentor and coaching programs that give our employees the ability to help further develop and grow their careers, along with the opportunity for volunteering and community involvement. We also offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package.


The person selected for this position will work on air-quality projects involving environmental monitoring and problem-solving. The work will include air-emissions sampling and data collection at industrial facilities, monitoring equipment calibration and maintenance, laboratory analysis and data reduction, and assistance with report preparation for submittal to clients and regulatory authorities. This role also may assist with ambient air-quality monitoring, indoor air-quality sampling, and meteorological data collection and processing. Work will include both travel to and work at client facilities and completion of responsibilities in the Minneapolis office.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ongoing enrollment in a science or engineering degree program
  • Self-initiative to identify and independently carry out tasks to completion
  • Self-motivation to overcome obstacles, fulfill commitments, and meet client needs
  • Conscientiousness for accuracy, appropriateness, and timeliness of results
  • Commitment to putting team goals ahead of personal goals
  • Flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
  • Positive attitude and approach to problem solving
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Thorough, detail-oriented approach and strong organizational skills
  • Good communication and personal interaction skills
  • Experience using computer spreadsheets
  • Availability and willingness to regularly travel up to 50 percent of the time with the potential for greater levels of periodic travel to meet client needs
  • Ability to lift and carry equipment weighing approximately 70 pounds
  • Ability to work at heights
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of air-emission test methods
  • Experience evaluating environmental data and preparing reports
  • Laboratory/chemistry experience or education

NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of industrial and 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.

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 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 sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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