SLR International Corporation
  • Anchorage, AK, USA
  • Full Time, Benefits Eligible


SLR International Corporation is seeking a Project Scientist or Engineer to join our growing Anchorage, Alaska operations. The position is a full-time, permanent position supporting our Air Quality work load in the area of air quality and meteorological monitoring services.  Successful candidates will have at least 3 years of previous work experience working in air quality or meteorological monitoring. Candidates will be expected to support various projects in Alaska. Field work and travel at all times of year will be a significant part of this opportunity. Preference will be given to candidates with advanced degree, experience operating and maintaining air quality monitoring equipment, previous environmental consulting experience, and to those who demonstrate familiarity with local and regional travel and shipping logistics.

Required Technical Skills and Experience

  • B.S. in Atmospheric Science, Chemistry, Engineering, Physics or equivalent scientific field
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in air quality and/or meteorological monitoring
  • Experience conducting PM10, PM2.5, NOx, SO2, CO, O3, CEMS, or meteorological monitoring for regulatory purposes is highly desirable
  • Familiarity with data acquisition systems, telemetry and remote field monitoring systems
  • Ability to test, troubleshoot, and repair electrical and mechanical systems
  • Experience reviewing and interpreting regulatory requirements and guidance
  • Knowledge of industrial facility operations and safety protocols desirable
  • Proven analytical, organizational, and multitasking skills
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Ability to travel by airplane, helicopter, and car, including overnight travel
  • Ability to be in the field working for up to 2 consecutive weeks at a time
  • Possess valid driver's license and good driving record

Personal Attributes and Traits

  • Self-motivated and detail oriented
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills
  • Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team
  • Proactive in planning ahead and problem solving

Physical Demands

With or without reasonable accommodation, employees are expected to perform the following activities:

  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Sit, stand, and move around
  • Exercise close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, fine discriminate detail, and depth perception
  • Frequently required to walk or climb stairs
  • Occasionally required to work in an Arctic environment
  • Occasionally required to sleep in work camp environments
  • Occasionally required to travel in small aircraft, including helicopters, to remote locations
  • Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Occasionally required to handle large items
  • Occasionally required to lift and/or move equipment weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Occasionally required to climb a ladder

About SLR

SLR is an independent and employee controlled international environmental consultancy that has an unrivaled reputation for providing high quality tailored services. We are a dynamic, responsive and fast growing company with an expanding network of offices in North America, Europe, Australasia, and Africa. SLR serves the key business sectors of energy, industry, waste management, mining & minerals, infrastructure, and planning and development.

Comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, orthodontia, vision, flexible spending account, generous PTO accrual, 10 paid holidays, 401(k), company paid life insurance, short and long term disability, and employee assistance program.

SLR is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

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