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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.


Barr Engineering is seeking an environmental data management technician to join its Minneapolis office. The person in this position will work primarily in the environmental database, EQuIS, with a heavy emphasis in Microsoft Excel. Assigned work tasks may include: entering data into the EQuIS database; manually checking data thoroughly against original documents; entering geologic data and producing boring logs; producing charts and reports; performing advanced formulas and functions in Microsoft Excel; following processes set by data management department; and discussing data and projects with other data management staff.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in environmental studies/sciences, geology, chemistry, biology or related field
  • Experience working with databases and managing large data sets
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, including experience with charts and functions
  • Exceptional deductive reasoning skills with attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
  • Strong mathematical and scientific skills
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Capacity to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1+ year professional experience working with databases and/or Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge and experience with the following applications: EQuIS, Access, and/or gINT
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills, including experience with macros and pivot tables
  • Knowledge of chemistry and/or geology
  • Knowledge of state and federal environmental regulations

NOTE:Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working 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. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.

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. 
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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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