Welcome to Zephyr Careers!

Why consider a career with Zephyr?
For more than 20 years, Zephyr has enjoyed an outstanding reputation within the environmental consulting industry. Zephyr is an employee-owned, financially stable firm with a supportive collaborative work environment. Our colleagues have broad flexibility to manage client relationships and projects, and provide input to the company's strategic direction, to a degree that is not typically available at larger firms. Zephyr's clients provide an interesting mix of projects in a broad suite of industries. Zephyr takes pride in its technical excellence, retention of clients and employees, and sound management of the business. Come aboard, and have the opportunity to shape and grow a successful environmental consulting career!

At Zephyr, we are always looking for qualified environmental, health, and safety professionals. At this point, we are specifically seeking to add personnel in the positions and offices as described below:

Austin, Texas

Houston, Texas

Baltimore, Maryland

  • There are no available staff positions

York, Pennsylvania

  • There are no available staff positions

Air Quality Engineer/Project Manager | Austin, Texas

Position Summary:
This position involves managing small to medium-sized air quality projects and working with teams on larger and more complex environmental projects. The successful candidate will be able to conduct and manage a myriad of air quality permitting and compliance projects primarily for industrial clients.

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting industrial clients in determining applicability of and developing strategies and systems for complying with state and federal air quality regulations
  • Evaluating pre-construction air quality permit needs and managing and preparing applications and documentation for exemption from permitting requirements
  • Calculating emissions and evaluating emissions control technologies
  • Preparing Title V Operating Permit applications
  • Preparing compliance reports
  • Interfacing with State air quality agencies, and EPA on behalf of industrial clients
  • Working collaboratively with engineering firms, equipment vendors, and attorneys in support of clients' needs on permitting and compliance issues
  • Developing various plans and documents in support of clients' regulatory requirements (e.g., Operating and Maintenance plans)
  • Performing QA/AC of technical work
  • Advocating for Zephyr's clients, keeping them informed of pertinent regulatory changes and other issues
  • Managing small to medium-sized projects and tasks
  • Preparing proposals for environmental support
  • Developing business for Zephyr by networking including participating in professional trade associations and attending conferences and tradeshows
  • Supporting business development activities by helping develop internal marketing materials and contributing to technical articles for Zephyr publications
  • Preparing papers and/or presentations for technical conferences or webinars
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's or higher degree in Chemical, Environmental Engineering, or related science
  • 5-10 years of relevant air permitting experience
  • Prior environmental consulting experience and PE certification are considered a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills including report writing, oral presentations, and direct verbal communication
  • Experienced in interpreting and developing compliance strategies for State and Federal air quality regulations
  • Dispersion modeling experience and/or knowledge is considered a plus
  • Availability to travel up to 20% of the time
  • Valid Texas driver's license

Please email your resume to employment@zephyrenv.com or fax to 512-732-2126 with a cover letter describing how you would be the best candidate for this position.

Air Quality Engineer/Scientist | Austin, Texas

Position Summary:
This position entails being part of a team who assists industrial clients in establishing and maintaining compliance with state and federal air quality regulations by performing air quality permitting and compliance tasks.

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Performing air quality and environmental compliance tasks, including preparation of emissions inventories
  • Preparing initial air quality permit applications, renewal, amendment, and alteration applications for submission to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality ("TCEQ") and other agencies
  • Obtaining, updating, and maintaining plans, permits, and/or standard operating procedures
  • Defining data requirements, gathering and validating information for emission calculations
  • Preparing charts or graphs from data samples, providing summary information on the environmental relevance of the data
  • Contributing to ambient air quality impacts analyses utilizing the AERMOD, SCREEN3, and AERSCREEN dispersion models for the purpose of supporting New Source Review permitting projects
  • Utilizing software for emissions estimation, regulatory compliance management and/or assessment of air quality impacts
  • Communicating scientific and technical information through oral briefings, written documents, workshops, and conferences
  • Performing and growing into various aspects of project management, including task management, drafting and presenting proposals, performing/reviewing technical work, reviewing budgets, and liaising with clients and other Zephyr staff; and,

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's or higher degree in Chemical or Environmental Engineering or related science degree
  • 1-5 years of relevant air permitting experience is required
  • Prior environmental consulting experience and EIT certification are considered a plus
  • Excellent communications skills including report writing, oral presentations, and direct verbal communication
  • Proficiency in the use of standard software including Microsoft Excel, Word, and Power Point
  • Familiarity with calculations, compliance and regulatory compliance management software for assessment of air quality emissions and impacts are considered a plus
  • Availability to travel up to 20% of the time
  • Valid Texas driver's license is required

Please email your resume to employment@zephyrenv.com or fax to 512-732-2126 with a cover letter describing how you would be the best candidate for this position.

Senior Project Manager - Natural Resources | Houston, Texas

Position Summary:
The position requires skills to provide project management, business development, document preparation and review, and project staff management. In addition, the position will provide senior technical support for a natural resources team who assists industrial clients in collecting, monitoring, analyzing, and providing scientific understanding about natural resource conditions, issues, and problems while maintaining compliance with state and federal regulations.

Primary Responsibilities include:
Directly provide, and lead others in providing, environmental services related to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Endangered Species Act (ESA), Clean Water Act (CWA), and other services

  • Through business and client development, assist in expanding Zephyr’s client base and revenue in the areas of environmental planning, permitting, and broad-based natural resources services in market sectors such as oil/gas exploration and pipelines; industrial development, energy, land development; transportation; and natural resource restoration
  • Accountable for business development and attainment of personal sales and productivity goals
  • Work collaboratively with the Operations Manager and other office leads to grow the operations throughout the US to promote our business interests
  • Mentor and manage staff within the Natural Resources program

Using your Project Management skills, you will:

  • Define appropriate scope, schedule and cost based on client needs and expectations and regulatory requirement
  • Prepare proposals to convey scope, cost and schedule in a concise and clear format
  • Interpret and apply Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (Nationwide and Individual) Permitting
  • Interpret and apply Section 10 Permit Applications under the Rivers and Harbors Act
  • Provide project oversight of moderate to large projects to monitor budget and prepare periodic client summaries
  • Provide oversight, as needed, to staff conducting wetlands determinations/delineations according to USACE protocol and perform field data verification and data entry
  • Provide oversight, as needed, to staff conducting field surveys for threatened and endangered species habitat assessments
  • Prepare General and Individual USACE Permit submittals relating to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act
  • Prepare letter reports, compliance documents, NEPA documents (CE, EA, EIS)

Requirements:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Planning, Environmental Studies, Environmental Management, Biology, Ecology, or a field related to Zephyr’s services is required; Master’s degree or higher is preferred
  • 5 or more years of relevant project experience in natural resources services is required; in addition, 7 or more years of experience in increasing levels of responsibility in management, including supervising and providing leadership for other staff professionals is required
  • Proven expertise in federal, state, and local laws and regulations related to the management of natural resources and/or environmental planning
  • Proven communication skills (verbal, written, proposal and presentation)
  • Proficient in use of standard software including Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and Power Point.  Utilize computer software such as ESRI, ArcMap 9.3, ArcGIS Server, ArcIMS,  and Google Earth
  • Previous experience in the oil & gas or energy sector is particularly desirable
  • Work in a variety of outdoor settings and weather that may require long periods of standing; walking over rough terrain; working in water; recurring bending, reaching, or similar activities.  Work may also include frequent lifting of moderately heavy items, such as equipment that weighs up to 50 pounds
  • Travel in and out of state 10-20% of the time
  • Valid Texas driver's license is required

Please email your resume to employment@zephyrenv.com or fax to 512-732-2126 with a cover letter describing how you would be the best candidate for this position.

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Senior Air Quality Engineer | Houston, Texas

Position Summary:
This position involves managing air quality projects and working with teams on complex environmental projects. In addition to executing project work, the position involves being engaged in business development and proposal writing. The successful candidate will be able to conduct and manage a myriad of air quality permitting and compliance projects primarily for industrial clients.

Primary Responsibilities include:
Using your technical skills, you will:

  • Assisting industrial clients in determining applicability of and developing strategies and systems for compliance with state and federal air quality regulations
  • Advocating for Zephyr's clients, keeping them informed of pertinent regulatory changes and other issues
  • Managing projects related to air quality permit applications, Title V operating permits, compliance reports, and plan approvals
  • Calculating emissions and evaluating air emissions control technologies
  • Conducting environmental compliance audits
  • Interfacing with State air quality agencies, and EPA on behalf of industrial clients
  • Working collaboratively with engineering firms, equipment vendors, and attorneys in support of clients' needs on permitting and compliance issues
  • Developing various plans and documents in support of clients' regulatory requirements (e.g., Operating and Maintenance plans)
  • Participating in public meetings and hearings on behalf of clients
  • Managing projects, including financial and resource management
  • Performing QA/QC of technical work
  • Mentoring Zephyr's technical staff
  • Preparing proposals for environmental support
  • Developing business for Zephyr by networking through face-to-face visits with potential clients and participating in professional trade associations, and by attending conferences, tradeshows, and webinars
  • Supporting business development activities by helping develop internal marketing materials and contributing technical articles to Zephyr publications
  • Preparing papers and/or presentations for technical conferences
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's or higher degree in Chemical, Environmental Engineering, or related science
  • 10-15 years of relevant experience
  • Prior environmental consulting experience and PE certification are considered a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills including report writing, oral presentations, and direct verbal communication
  • Experience in interpreting and developing compliance strategies for State and Federal air quality regulations
  • Availability to travel up to 20% of the time
  • Valid Texas driver's license

Please email your resume to employment@zephyrenv.com or fax to 512-732-2126 with a cover letter describing how you would be the best candidate for this position.

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Air Quality Engineer/Project Manager | Houston, Texas

Position Summary:
This position involves managing small to medium-sized air quality projects and working with teams on larger and more complex environmental projects. The successful candidate will be able to conduct and manage a myriad of air quality permitting and compliance projects primarily for industrial clients.

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting industrial clients in determining applicability of and developing strategies and systems for complying with state and federal air quality regulations
  • Evaluating pre-construction air quality permit needs and managing and preparing applications and documentation for exemption from permitting requirements
  • Calculating emissions and evaluating emissions control technologies
  • Preparing Title V Operating Permit applications
  • Preparing compliance reports
  • Interfacing with State air quality agencies, and EPA on behalf of industrial clients
  • Working collaboratively with engineering firms, equipment vendors, and attorneys in support of clients' needs on permitting and compliance issues
  • Developing various plans and documents in support of clients' regulatory requirements (e.g., Operating and Maintenance plans)
  • Performing QA/AC of technical work
  • Advocating for Zephyr's clients, keeping them informed of pertinent regulatory changes and other issues
  • Managing small to medium-sized projects and tasks
  • Preparing proposals for environmental support
  • Developing business for Zephyr by networking including participating in professional trade associations and attending conferences and tradeshows
  • Supporting business development activities by helping develop internal marketing materials and contributing to technical articles for Zephyr publications
  • Preparing papers and/or presentations for technical conferences or webinars
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's or higher degree in Chemical, Environmental Engineering, or related science
  • 5-10 years of relevant air permitting experience
  • Prior environmental consulting experience and PE certification are considered a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills including report writing, oral presentations, and direct verbal communication
  • Experienced in interpreting and developing compliance strategies for State and Federal air quality regulations
  • Dispersion modeling experience and/or knowledge is considered a plus
  • Availability to travel up to 20% of the time
  • Valid Texas driver's license

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Air Quality Engineer/Scientist | Houston, Texas

Position Summary:
This position entails being part of a team who assists industrial clients in establishing and maintaining compliance with state and federal air quality regulations by performing air quality permitting and compliance tasks.

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Performing air quality and environmental compliance tasks, including preparation of emissions inventories
  • Preparing initial air quality permit applications, renewal, amendment, and alteration applications for submission to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality ("TCEQ") and other agencies
  • Obtaining, updating, and maintaining plans, permits, and/or standard operating procedures
  • Defining data requirements, gathering and validating information for emission calculations
  • Preparing charts or graphs from data samples, providing summary information on the environmental relevance of the data
  • Contributing to ambient air quality impacts analyses utilizing the AERMOD, SCREEN3, and AERSCREEN dispersion models for the purpose of supporting New Source Review permitting projects
  • Utilizing software for emissions estimation, regulatory compliance management and/or assessment of air quality impacts
  • Communicating scientific and technical information through oral briefings, written documents, workshops, and conferences
  • Performing and growing into various aspects of project management, including task management, drafting and presenting proposals, performing/reviewing technical work, reviewing budgets, and liaising with clients and other Zephyr staff; and,

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's or higher degree in Chemical or Environmental Engineering or related science degree
  • 1-5 years of relevant air permitting experience is required
  • Prior environmental consulting experience and EIT certification are considered a plus
  • Excellent communications skills including report writing, oral presentations, and direct verbal communication
  • Proficiency in the use of standard software including Microsoft Excel, Word, and Power Point
  • Familiarity with calculations, compliance and regulatory compliance management software for assessment of air quality emissions and impacts are considered a plus
  • Availability to travel up to 20% of the time
  • Valid Texas driver's license is required

To apply, email resume to employment@zephyrenv.com or fax to 512-732-2126 with a cover letter describing how you would be the best candidate for this position.

Zephyr Environmental Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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