Sr. Environmental Engineer – Air Quality


  • Full Time


Tesla is seeking a dynamic Sr. Environmental Engineer,
Air Quality to join the Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Team who will be
responsible for leading Gigafactory Texas’ air quality management program and performing
complex technical work in air quality compliance and permitting projects. They
will also manage external environmental consultants, serve as the internal
environmental technical subject matter expert, and advise and influence
internal business partners to achieve environmental performance goals. Reporting
to the Gigafactory Texas Environmental Manager, the Environmental Engineer (Air
Quality) will be part of the Tesla EHS Team that builds capacity, provides
solutions, and drives continuous improvement throughout the Global Tesla


  • Bachelor’s
    degree in Environmental or Chemical Engineering, Environmental Science, or
    Environmental-related discipline; Master’s degree preferred;
  • Professional
    certifications such as Professional Engineer (PE) is a plus;
  • Minimum
    7+ years’ experience with permitting and compliance tasks for a major
    source facility;
  • Strong
    foundational knowledge of air quality laws (CAA, TCEQ, NEPA, etc.),
    regulations, and standards;
  • Demonstrated
    experience to understand various chemical and physical manufacturing
    processes and develop accurate emission inventories for air emissions
    reports and permit applications;
  • Knowledge
    of federal NESHAP/MACT/NSPS requirements related to automobile
    manufacturing is a plus;
  • Experience
    in Air permitting and compliance – NSR/PSD/Title V
  • Knowledge
    and experience with dispersion modeling and health impacts evaluation is a
  • Demonstrated
    ability to work efficiently, prioritize workflow, meet demanding
    deadlines, and manage multi-faceted projects in a fast-paced environment,
    where demands and priorities change rapidly;
  • Ability
    to communicate effectively with production employees, engineers, legal
    counsel, technical specialists, and management, cross functionally, in a
    multi-disciplinary, global environment;
  • Strong
    understanding of sustainability and environmental topics and fundamentals
    including sustainable design, planning, policy, waste, greenhouse
    gases/energy, responsible material sourcing, water, land use change,
    biodiversity, and EHS certification systems;
  • Excellent
    written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong
    analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills;
  • Experience
    managing regulatory/agency inspections;
  • Evidence
    of exceptional ability.