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Air Permitting Professional Engineer
This position is: Full Time
Position Location: Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Houston

T. Baker Smith, LLC is seeking a Title V Air Permitting Professional Engineer to provide the necessary guidance to develop and implement a business strategy to spearhead growth of our air permitting program.


  • Take the lead in the refinement and implementation of the firmís strategy and business growth plan for to expand its air quality practice across the 5 main market sectors we serve with an emphasis on the Energy & Power and Specialty Chemical & Refining submarkets.

  • Assemble, mentor and empower project team members.Provide oversight and guidance to technical level staff in the planning and execution of air quality projects and ensure a system of quality assurance and control for deliverables prior to client and agency submittal.

  • Identify and develop new opportunities, prepare effective technical proposals, and take an active leadership role in developing air permitting related business with new and existing clients.

  • Develop and expand client relationships that generate repeat business.

  • Work closely with a multitude of industrial clients to solve a wide variety of technical and regulatory air related issues.

  • Through a strong relationship built on trust and responsiveness, assist clients with development of a permitting and compliance strategy that will allow them to operate with the maximum flexibility possible.

  • Serve as the primary source of expertise on the TBS staff on major source permitting topics that include Title V, NSR, PSD, RICE regulations, NESHAP and MACT compliance.

  • Oversee air permitting related projects throughout their duration to ensure that services meet clientís expectations for scope, budget, schedule, and quality.

  • Interact with local, state, and federal regulatory agencies during the preliminary planning and application processes and maintain an open line of communication up to the point of permit issuance.


  • BA/BS Degree in Environmental Science, Chemical, Environmental Engineering, or Civil Engineering

  • Minimum of 8-10 years of experience in consulting or industry working on air permitting projects for Oil & Gas Production, Chemical Manufacturing and/or Petroleum Refining Facilities

  • P.E. licensed in Louisiana and/or Texas preferred

  • Project management experience, including the development of project proposals, scopes, budgets and the successful execution and tracking of both small and large air related projects

  • Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills with a strong attention to detail on all aspects

  • Effectively work in a team environment

Technical Experience

  • Strong spreadsheet development and utilization skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

  • A strong understanding of the Oil & Gas production, Chemical Manufacturing and Petroleum Refining process is a must

This is a great opportunity for a motivated professional interested in their own and their teamís growth potential while working in an energetic work environment bringing solutions to clients!



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