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Director of Air Quality Services  

Location CA Offices  
Category Environmental Consulting  
Description

LSA is searching for a dedicated and enthusiastic leader to join our team as Director of Air Quality Services. The successful candidate will be responsible for administrative, financial, technical, and marketing matters involving air quality projects and staff. Candidates should be able to demonstrate excellent writing, presentation, interpersonal, and time management skills, in addition to an active interest in planning issues and environmental review.

Ensuring that the Air Quality Group performs at the highest possible level of product and service quality, maximizes profitability, is properly staffed (and trained) to handle current and projected workloads, follows all company policies, and is prepared for future market needs. We are looking for a successful group leader who has the desire to play an integral part in the continued growth and development of this group, to mentor staff, and to develop innovative ideas for growing this business segment. The company headquarters is located in Irvine, California but this position can be affiliated with any of LSA's offices. Remote work will also be considered with the willingness to travel once restrictions are lifted.

Please note that a strong background in CEQA/NEPA is required. Please also note that LSA subscribes to the 'seller-doer' philosophy and all senior staff have project commitments and utilization goals.

 
Position Requirements
  • A BS/BA in an engineering, science, environmental, or urban planning field
  • Ability to review Air Quality/Greenhouse Gas reports to ensure they are technically accurate, well written, and defensible
  • Ability to market Air Quality services
  • Experience mentoring staff to ensure their skill levels are progressing
  • Advanced knowledge of air quality models including CalEEMod, EMFAC, CALINE4, AERMOD, ISCST3, and SCREEN3 models
  • Extensive knowledge of air quality principles, analysis methodologies, and regulatory guidelines
  • Extensive knowledge of greenhouse gas and climate change analysis methodologies and regulatory guidelines; Air Quality Management District and Air Pollution Control District regulatory programs and their relationship to the Federal Clean Air Act
  • Ability to perform air quality and greenhouse gas technical studies in support of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation for various public and private projects
  • Ability to prepare the air quality and greenhouse gas sections of complex NEPA and CEQA documents, including but not limited to environmental impact statements/reports, environmental assessments, and mitigated negative declarations is desired
  • Experience with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and Transportation Improvement Projects Conformity Analysis is desired
 
About the Organization LSA is a diversified environmental, transportation, and community planning organization. We are recognized as innovators in the field of environmental impact assessment, and we have developed a reputation among clients and professional peers in both the public and private sectors as being thorough, innovative, and objective.



LSA's employee-owners are its most valuable resource. LSA fosters professional development and personal growth in an environment that offers opportunities for training and enrichment. LSA takes great pride in its work and looks for talented, dedicated professionals to join its team. We are always looking for energetic and enthusiastic people. If you enjoy working with clients and colleagues to plan and manage projects, we would like to hear from you.



LSA offers competitive pay, and for all eligible employees medical, dental, vision, long term disability, long-term care, group life/AD&D insurance plans; vacation, sick, and holiday pay; an Employee Stock Ownership Plan; and a Profit Sharing and Savings Plan with 401k safe harbor match.



For more details about our employee benefits package please visit our Careers Page on our company website.





 
EOE Statement LSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.

LSA provides equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. All employment decisions at LSA are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Except where required or permitted by law, employment decisions will not be influenced by an individual’s actual or perceived—or association with others of an actual or perceived—age, ancestry, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), denial of Family and Medical Care Leave, disability (mental and physical), marital status, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, national origin, race, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by federal, State, or local laws.  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Close Date  
Number of Openings 1  
Open Date 5/10/2022  
Exemption None Specified 

EmpID None Specified 

EmpID None Specified 


This position is currently not accepting applications.

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