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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 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, 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.

Summary

The person selected for this position will work with teams on projects involving environmental monitoring and problem-solving in the air-quality field. This position presents the opportunity to grow with the air quality monitoring group in one of the leading consulting firms in the upper Midwest and a firm that has been named as a “Best Engineering Firm to Work for” by the Environmental Business Journal and Civil Engineering News. Work will include conducting 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. Work will include both travel to and work at client facilities and completion of responsibilities in the Minneapolis office.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in scientific, engineering, or environmental discipline
  • 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 up to 50% of the time or more depending on client needs
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to lift and carry equipment weighing approximately 70 pounds
  • Ability to work at heights
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship


Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of air-emission test methods
  • Experience with air-emission sampling equipment and conducting air-emission stack tests
  • Experience evaluating environmental data and preparing reports
  • Experience working with continuous emission monitoring systems (CEMS) and with maintaining, calibrating, and troubleshooting them
  • Experience or education in laboratories and/or chemistry
  • Experience driving vehicles pulling trailers


NOTE: Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work in facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job tasks will require occasional heavy lifting, climbing ladders, and working at heights up to 200 feet. 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 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 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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