Air Quality Specialist/CEQA Analyst

Full Time
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San Jose

MIG is an environmental consulting, planning, and design firm headquartered in Berkeley, California with offices located throughout the state. For 30 years, we have been a guiding force in helping our clients and the public think strategically, communicate effectively, and find solutions to improve our communities and protect the environment. Our San Jose office focuses on environmental impact analysis, biological analysis, conservation planning, and the preparation of documents required under CEQA and NEPA. 

MIG is seeking a mid-level air quality specialist interested in preparing air quality and greenhouse gas emission (GHG) impact analyses and other technical analyses for all types of CEQA/NEPA documents. This position is based in the San Jose office, although opportunity exists to also work out of MIG’s Berkeley or Sacramento office.

Responsibilities

The position will consist of assisting with researching and writing CEQA/NEPA documents, and supporting project teams in all aspects of providing environmental consulting services to our clients. Knowledge of air quality/GHG regulations and impact evaluation techniques, exposure to CEQA/NEPA document preparation and a willingness to learn new areas of impact analysis is essential. Knowledge of air quality and GHG mass estimation and dispersion modeling programs including CALEEMOD, URBEMIS, OFFROAD, SCREEN3, and AERMOD is needed for this position.

Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of and experience with air quality and GHG impact assessment
  • CEQA and NEPA compliance 
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills 
  • Creative problem-solver who works well in a collaborative environment 
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, effective time management, and the ability to delegate wisely 
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a project team
  • Masters degree in a related discipline
  • 3 -5 years of experience preparing air quality/GHG analyses and CEQA/NEPA documents, preferably in an environmental consulting firm setting 
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the U.S. and have a current driver’s license and access to personal transportation 
  • Onsite work is required