Summary: Primary responsible for air quality permitting, compliance and reporting for Hiland midstream/upstream, and gas & oil gathering business. Responsible for maintaining working knowledge of SPCC, waste management, water and other environmental issues
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
- Air quality technical and program support for the assets and the asset-based field environmental staff.
- Conduct and/or assist in air permitting, permit negotiations, and permit implementation in assets being supported.
- Maintain strong air quality compliance assurance and inspection role.
- Assist in the development and implementation of plans that will ensure compliance with new air quality regulations. GGH, JJJJ, ZZZZ, NSPS.
- Maintain current knowledge of Federal, state and local air regulations that may affect supported assets.
- Make dedicated trips to the field to work with Operations and Environmental personnel to achieve air compliance, improve air quality and gain a better understanding of operations.
- Provide representation at various stages of new projects (facilities design/construction) and during modifications of facilities to assure environmental concerns and compliance are addressed.
- Prepare environmental agency regulatory-required reports, such as Title V Annual Compliance Certifications.
- Coordinate field data collection and management of data for input into online emissions calculation database.
- Perform emissions calculations for internal GHG reporting, external EPA GHG reporting, air permit application preparation, emission event reporting, and emission inventory preparation.
- Develop and maintain a strong and positive working relationship with regulatory agency staff and industry groups, as applicable.
- Review and provide feedback on internal guidance and policies.
- Provide coaching and develop rapport with field personnel.
Educational Requirement and Qualifications:
- BS in Environmental Science
- Must be legally authorized to work in the USA for any employer other than your current employer.
- Strong knowledge of U.S. environmental regulations in air quality permitting.
- 5-plus years relevant air quality/regulatory permitting and compliance experience.
- Knowledge of upstream and midstream/oil and gas processes, equipment and production operations.
- Ability to translate regulatory and permit requirements into understandable procedures that can be implemented by field staff.
- Demonstrated effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, and ability to build positive relationship with staff at all levels of the organization.
- Self-directed and self motivated team player.
- Proficiency in Excel, Word, Access and Outlook.