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Job ID #43 - Senior Air Quality Engineer or Scientist


The company is a global engineering consulting firm specializing in Climate Engineering, Environmental Engineering, and Building Performance. They bring their wide range of experience and skills together to develop a better, holistic solution for their clients and bring a fundamental dedication to earning the trust and exceeding the expectations of their clients.


This is an opening for a full-time Senior Air Quality Engineer or Scientist with at least 7 -10 years of relevant work based in the Calgary, AB or Vancouver, BC office.


  • Solving challenging problems in consultation with engineering, institutional and industrial clients related to air quality.
  • Planning and coordinating technical aspects of projects mainly in Alberta and British Columbia.
  • Supervising data collection, modeling, post-processing, analysis, interpretation, and documentation of engineering results.
  • Consulting with and answering technical questions from colleagues, project managers, and clients.
  • Writing technical reports that present methodology, results and recommendations.
    Assisting with the preparation of proposals, marketing materials and/or technical papers.
  • Taking a lead technical role in internal and external project teams to ensure technical excellence and quality of analysis and reporting.
  • Providing technical leadership to improve technical capability and capacity


  • Bachelor’s degree in applicable engineering or science disciplines.
  • Conceptual understanding of the current regulatory framework for Alberta and British Columbia air quality assessments.
  • Several years’ experience with developing emission inventories and running dispersion models under Alberta or British Columbia regulatory systems.
  • Deep knowledge of air quality dispersion models (including AERMOD and CALPUFF).
  • Experience in developing emission inventories for a wide range of industries (particularly oil and gas, mining, and pulp and paper).
  • Thorough knowledge of computers using a variety of engineering analytical tools and word-processing software.
  • Proven ability to act as the technical liaison between internal project teams, external clients, and regulators.
  • Eng. designation with Professional Engineers Alberta or BC.
  • Advanced degree.
  • Conceptual understanding of meteorological modeling.
  • Experience with mesoscale photochemical modeling.
  • Strong people and team skills.
  • Proven organizational capability, decision making and coordination skills.
  • Demonstrated initiative, independent problem-solving methods/capabilities.
  • Demonstrated leadership/mentoring success.
  • An eye for detail and an innate need to get things right.
  • Persistence to see a job through to conclusion.
  • Aptitude for practical problem-solving and shrewd judgment.
  • Drive to continuously improve processes and enhance efficiency.
  • Ability to travel occasionally.


The company endorses and practices the principles of equal opportunity employment. The company  is committed to diversity and inclusion. Accommodations are available during all stages of the recruitment process.


This position is located in the Calgary, AB or Vancouver, BC office.


This position is posted by Iron & Earth. Your interest in this position would involve participating in the Net-Zero Pathways (NZP) Program, once hired by the employer. 

The Net-Zero Pathways Program will enable self-identified and engaged Indigenous and fossil fuel workers, members of underserved communities (list or not?)  to diversify their skills into the net-zero sector.

NZP is a 7-week program that provides one-on-one case management, employability soft skills teachings, and engagement with employers to recruit and hire skilled workers seeking reliable employment opportunities. 

Week 1: Introduction /overview of the renewable energy sector. NZP offers a fully paid 5-day (including wrap-around financial assistance) employability and employer-based workshop with an overview of the opportunities in the renewable energy sector.

Weeks 2-7: Hands on training. We will assist you for the first 6 weeks of your employment onboarding with an employer in the renewable energy industry.


Interested candidates should send their résumé/CV and cover letter to [email protected] 
Please mention Job ID 43 when applying.

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This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada's Sectoral Workforce Solutions Program.

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Iron & Earth is committed to partnering with Indigenous workers to empower their communities to become self-sufficient in training programs, clean energy transition projects, and employment opportunities to combat environmental racism. It falls to all of us to continue the work of healing and reconciliation in our communities and our organizations. Our relationship with the land and the people who live here shapes who we are. It is in the spirit of reconciliation and honouring the past that we recognize treaties and agreements wherever they are and wherever we work.

We also acknowledge all peoples who live, work, and play on this land, and who honour and celebrate this territory.
As individuals and teams we may make mistakes along the way, but we are dedicated to growth, openness, compassion, and forgiveness. These principles in our work are essential to building successful and healthy relationships with individuals, communities, organizations, and governments.

We look forward to building a path to lead us to a better relationship with Indigenous nations and the environment around us based on peace, friendship, and respect.