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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 a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.

Summary

The person in this position will work on environmental consulting projects to support a fast-paced industrial client base. The work requires strong problem-solving ability and communication skills as well as the ability to develop solutions to meet client objectives for regulatory requirements. Projects may include providing on-site staffing assistance, completing air quality permitting, providing environmental compliance assistance, conducting regulatory and technical analysis, and writing reports. Responsibilities may include preparation of emission inventories, chemical mass balances, permit applications, and technical and economic feasibility studies for pollution control equipment and processes. The work may require out-of-town assignments in the field, at a client facility, or at another Barr office.


Minimum Qualifications

  • BS in chemical engineering
  • Strong aptitude for understanding industrial processes
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members, regulators and clients
  • Strong technical and problem-solving skills, including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
  • Demonstrated ability to fulfill commitments on time and to do whatever it takes to meet clients’ needs
  • 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 the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
  • Self-initiative and motivation, with an emphasis on client service and growing a career in environmental consulting
  • Willingness to work at local client sites up to 80% of the time
  • Willingness to travel up to 50% of the time
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • One or more relevant internships
  • Experience working with regulations and environmental permitting
  • Engineering knowledge and experience with industrial manufacturing processes such as oil and gas production, petroleum refining, mining, minerals processing, or chemical production
  • High level of proficiency working with Excel spreadsheets and data systems
  • Project or task management skills
  • Aptitude for developing client relationships and business


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.

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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