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Environmental Compliance Specialist at Kinder Morgan

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Williston, North Dakota

Job Description:

Position Description

Seeking staff level (or Sr. Staff level) Environmental Compliance Specialist to support natural gas and crude oil pipeline operations in North Dakota and Montana. Office location is Williston, ND.s.

Ideal candidate will have MINIMUM 5-7 years related experience (10+ years for Sr. level), including experience in waste management, remediation, analytical data collection and interpretation, NPDES permits, SPCC plans, Tier II reporting, emergency response and incident reporting.

Must be able to work independently without direct supervision and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Job duties include, but may not be limited to:

1. Ensure SPCC Plans are prepared in accordance with 40 CFR Part 112 for applicable facilities and conduct annual SPCC training for field operations. The ideal candidate will hold a Professional Engineer certification and approximately 5- 7 years related Oil and Gas experience and be willing to seek certification in company's operating states, be familiar with or learn SPCC and Facility Response Plan regulations and requirements and serve as company's internal SPCC plan certification engineer.

2. Preparation, review and approval of Waste Management Plans for construction projects in the assigned business areas.

3. Periodically conduct and document third party waste disposal company audits to determine acceptable use by the Company.

4. Make necessary spill and release notifications to appropriate state and federal agencies. Position requires night, weekend and holiday "on call" for emergency response and release reporting.

5. Provide technical assistance with cleanup and sampling requirements to ensure compliance with applicable regulations.

6. Ensure spill and release reports are properly and documented in the company incident database.

7. Prepare and submit operations related water permit applications.

8. Oversee compliance activities associated with authorized discharge permits, including submitting of discharge monitoring reports, pollution prevention plans, and notice of terminations, as appropriate.

9. Provide environmental due diligence support on acquisition and divestiture activities. Review site investigation data reports, research compliance information on State and Federal websites, assist in the preparation of contract language, and oversee implementation of Phase I and Phase II field investigations.

10. Identify possible risks/liabilities and associated costs for consideration by the Acquisition or Divestiture Team.

11. Coordinate and participate in periodic EH&S assessments, inspections, and audits. In addition, participate in incident investigations and support the preparation of relevant documentation.

12. Represent the Company in industry trade associations and with regulatory agencies to promote the company's position on EHS issues, when and if requested.

13. Offer innovative solutions to solve difficult issues in a team environment.

14. Interpret EHS regulations and advise management of mandated requirements when assigned to specific teams.

15. Manage spill clean-up and some remediation projects, as necessary.

16. Coordinate DOT Hazardous Materials transportation issues within area of responsibility.

17. Successfully manage "special projects" as a Subject Matter Expert, when required.

18. Successful candidate will serve as Company representative with regional State and some Federal agencies.

Facilities within the successful candidate's area will include: natural gas transmission pipelines and compressor stations, including gas processing plants, natural gas storage and treating facilities, as well as natural gas liquids and crude pipelines and terminals based on company needs and business unit growth opportunities.

Position includes a company vehicle.

Travel required is estimated to be ~25% to 40% on an on-going basis. Some overnight travel required.

Position involves a great deal of autonomy and discretion in scheduling site visits and business travel.

Pre-employment background check, and drug screening, will apply. Successful candidate must have valid driver's license and pass DMV records check.

Position requires the ability to climb stairs, traverse rugged terrain on foot, carry up to 50 pounds and occasional travel by air.

Position Requirements

Prior natural gas industry experience or related consulting experience, a plus.

Bachelor's degree in engineering, geology, or environmental sciences preferred. Current certification as a registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) is a Plus for this position.

Position may be filled at various levels depending on the experience and job skills of the successful candidate.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. provides a competitive insurance and benefit package, in addition to base salary and other compensation.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.