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VHB Senior Air Quality Consultant in Watertown, Massachusetts

Senior Air Quality Consultant – VHB Watertown, MA

VHB’s Watertown Massachusetts office is seeking a Senior Air Quality Specialist to join our growing Environmental practice. VHB is a multi-faceted team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments. VHB provides air quality and noise/vibration services for a wide range of projects across these markets throughout the planning, engineering and construction phases. In this role, you will have the opportunity to manage projects, supervise and oversee work conducted by others on our air quality and noise team, conduct air quality studies for a wide range of projects, prepare technical reports, represent VHB at meetings with key clients, and support public outreach efforts to communicate study findings. This position will also provide opportunities to support and lead noise and vibration studies. The successful candidate must be knowledgeable in air quality modeling, permitting & policy in both the public and private sectors with existing relationships and contacts in the industry.


  • Supporting private and public-sector client air quality needs, including but not limited to: mobile source and stationary source modeling, air permitting, GHG assessment, construction air quality analysis, preparation of proposals, permit applications and technical reports

  • Applying your knowledge of federal, state and local regulations, including but not limited to air permitting and compliance, attainment/nonattainment status & conformity, construction air emissions reduction measures to support our clients

  • Utilizing EPA regulatory software: MOVES, AERMOD CAL3QHCR, etc.

  • Prepare technical reports on study findings and review technical writing from other team members

  • Support client relationship, business development and marketing activities

Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Strong technical capabilities in air quality consulting

  • Self-motivated

  • Team leadership qualities

  • Ability to manage multiple projects


  • BS in engineering, transportation, math, physics, environmental science, or related field (engineering preferred)

  • 10+ years of experience of air quality consulting experience

This position requires COVID-19 vaccination per client requirements.

New employees will be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are in the process of planning for a safe return to the workplace in alignment with government and CDC guidelines.

VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.


ID: 2022-1985

External Company Name: Vanasse Hangen Brustlin

External Company URL:

Street: 101 Walnut Street

Telecommute: No