Engineer

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

About the organization

Since its inception, EPA has been working for a cleaner, healthier environment for the American people. Our diverse workforce connects to more than just a career. We share a common passion to promote a cleaner, healthier environment. Join the EPA and discover how exciting it is to safeguard our natural resources and protect human health.
This position is located in located in the Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards-Research Triangle Park, various divisions, in Durham (Research Triangle Park), NC.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards (OAQPS) is responsible for developing and implementing a variety of national air quality programs, such as the national air toxics program, national ambient air quality standards, and regional haze. As one of the principle entities in charge of carrying out the regulatory directives in the Clean Air Act, we produce more guidance, regulations, and policy memos than most offices in EPA.

Duties

Designs and implements studies of adverse economic impact of environmental control. Forms bridge between economist and engineer by translating engineering and cost parameters into meaningful economic and financial terms. Analyses are focused primarily on the impact of varying levels of environmental standard on micro- and macro-economic indicator of growth, trade balance, employment, and price level. Prepares study reports that will recommend the most economically efficient level of standard.

Apply scientific, technical and/or engineering principles on the development of quantified estimates of engineering costs of control technologies for specific sources of air pollution.

Develop models and methods to estimate engineering costs, and provide technical to policy makers by drawing on knowledge and expertise in the assessment of engineering costs of regulation.

Forms bridge between economist and engineer by translating engineering and cost parameters into meaningful economic and financial terms. Analyses are focused primarily on the impact of varying levels of environmental standards on micro- and macro-economic indicator of growth, trade balance, employment, and price level.

Reviews environmental, engineering, economic, and financial literature to develop the information base necessary to conduct analyses of regional, national and international economic aspects of environmental control.

Prepares study reports that will recommend the most economic

Qualifications

Qualifications are based on an evaluation of a candidate's education and qualifying experience.

Salary

$76,015

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

--Resume clearly stating your experience related to this position as described in the Duties section and Qualifications section. In describing your experience, you need to be clear and specific. We may not make assumptions regarding your experience.

--College transcripts - if qualifying for this position based on education or a combination of experience and education, you are required to submit either unofficial transcripts or a list of courses that includes school(s) attended, school address, course title, grades earned, completion dates, department, and quarter or semester hours earned.

--Description of Service (DOS) - Documenting your training start date; sworn in date; service end date; and Country Director signature.

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