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Barr Engineering Co. Environmental Scientist/Engineer - Senior Level (Water Permi in Denver, Colorado

Description of CompanyBarr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmentalexpertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore naturalresources across North America and around the world. We have been employeeowned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we havemore than 900 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in themining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well asattorneys, developers, and others with complex challenges.Why Choose Barr?If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborativeenvironment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers theopportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a toppriority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitivebenefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help ouremployees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities forvolunteering and community involvement.Summary The person in this position will lead or work with highlycollaborative project teams assisting clients with water-quality permitting,regulatory compliance, and related technical assignments for varyingindustries throughout the United States. Responsibilities includeLeading project teams in permitting and compliance strategy development forNPDES permits, industrial and construction permits, and water withdrawalpermitsReviewing operational functions and activities to verify that appropriateactions are developed and undertaken to achieve and maintain complianceEvaluating new and existing processes or systems with respect to regulatoryrequirementsInterfacing frequently with industry representatives, regulatory agencies,and technical and information resource expertsDeveloping and providing training for clients and contractors.The position requires strong problem-solving and communication skills todevelop technical and permitting solutions to help meet client objectives.This person will also be expected to participate in and/or lead businessdevelopment activities related to water programs.This position can be served from any of Barr's U.S. locations. Barr mayconsider a remote working arrangement based on candidate qualifications.Fulfillment of the position responsibilities will require periodic travel. Minimum QualificationsBachelor's degree in environmental, civil, water resources, orchemical engineering; environmental science; or a related scientific degree10 years of professional experience with federal and state environmentalregulatory programs, specifically NPDES and stormwater programsExperience with water permitting and complianceAbility to identify, develop, and evaluate solutions to complex regulatoryissuesStrong oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicateeffectively with project team members and clientsAptitude for developing client relationships, including turning leads andopportunities into businessA flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personalschedule as required to meet project deadlines and or client needsDemonstrated ability to fulfill commitments on schedule and meet clients'service expectations and requirementsSelf-initiative and motivation with an emphasis on client service whilecultivating a career in environmental consultingDemonstrated effectiveness in building working relationships and interactingwith multidisciplinary teamsDemonstrated project organization and management skills including developingproject scopes of work and work plansStrong technical and problem-solving skills, including attention todetail, accuracy, and completeness, as well as a commitment to producinghigh-quality deliverablesAbility to travel to client locations and other Barr officesLegal authorization to work in the United States without the need forsponsorshipAcceptable driving recordPreferred Qualifications15 years of professional experience with federal and state water-relatedenvironme