Position Description:

Rincon Consultants, Inc. is seeking an Air Quality and Noise Specialist who will focus on ducting air quality, health risk analysis, greenhouse gas analyses, noise and vibration assessments and noise monitoring field surveys. This position requires the ability to perform field work, knowledge of modeling techniques and regulatory requirements, clear writing and oral communication skills, interpersonal skills and may require occasional travel. Senior-level candidates are also encouraged to apply.

What Do You Get To Do In This Position:

  • Prepare air quality/health risk/greenhouse gas assessments for various project ranging from individual activities and projects to regional land use programs (e.g. Regional Transportation Plan/General Plans/Climate Action Plans)
  • Conduct criteria pollutant emissions modeling
  • Complete dispersion modeling/Health Risk Assessments
  • Participate in regulatory permitting
  • Utilize various noise prediction models and methods to prepare noise sections of larger environmental documents and technical noise evaluations ranging from individual activities to regional land use programs (e.g. General Plans)
  • Perform specialized noise studies for individual projects identifying mitigation requirements needed to comply with regulatory requirements and impact thresholds
  • Develop noise mitigation measures and quantification of measure performance
  • Conduct sound level monitoring and environmental noise surveys

This Job Might Be For You If You Have The Following:

  • Bachelors degree or higher
  • 4+ years of related professional technical experience
  • Experience completing air quality and GHG CEQA/NEPA assessments
  • Familiarity with appropriate air quality impact assessment guidance/requirements such as those issued by the US EPA, CARB, OEHHA, and local air districts
  • Knowledge of air emissions modeling software, such as CalEEMod, ISC/AERMOD, HARP, CALINE, Nonroad/OFFROAD, and MOVES/EMFAC, and other emission modeling methods such as US EPA AP-42
  • High level comprehension of noise and vibration regulations and their relationship to CEQA/NEPA assessments
  • Familiarity with appropriate noise modeling and impact assessment methods recommended by the FHWA, FTA, FAA, Caltrans, etc.
  • Familiarity with noise modeling software such as FHWA TNM, FHWA RCNM, AEDT, and SoundPlan or CadnaA
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills; ability to work effectively within a group, as well as independently
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, and to manage multiple projects, deadlines, and priorities
  • A working knowledge of AutoCAD and ARCMap is highly desirable

Rincon Consultants, Inc. is an award-winning leader in providing quality environmental consulting services throughout California. Recognized as the #1 ‘Best Environmental Services Firm to Work For’ by the Zweig Group in 2021. We partner with clients in sectors such as transportation, energy and infrastructure, oil and gas, water, commercial, private development, and government. Our 400+ associates in 12 offices located in Northern, Central and Southern California are dedicated professionals who combine their passion with our purpose. If hired, we require proof that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.

Total Rewards Package* Includes:

HMO, PPO, HDHP, Health Savings Account options
Three Weeks Vacation accrued in the first year
401(k) / Profit Sharing Retirement Plan
2x/Year Bonus Opportunities
Paid Sick Leave
Eight Paid Holidays
Flexible Spending & Dependent Care
Employer-paid life and long-term disability insurance
Dental, vision, prescription drug
Supplemental life insurance
Volunteer Pay for a Day
Legal Shield, Identity Protection, Pet Insurance
Professional Development
Patagonia Merchandise Partnership
And much more!

*All programs subject to review and change and are provided for regular, full-time employees scheduled to work 30+ hours per week

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