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Environmental Air Engineer

La Marque, United States

Job Reference 1178614

Location La Marque, United States

Industry Process - Chemicals

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added November 17, 2022

Vacancy Overview

Environmental Air Engineer– Texas City - TX


Airswift is an international workforce solutions provider within the energy, process and infrastructure industries. Airswift serves as a strategic partner to our clients, offering a turnkey workforce solution to capture and deliver the top talent needed to complete successful projects by aligning with the unique needs of our clients. With over 800 employees and 6,000 contractors operating in over 50 countries, our geographical reach and pool of talent available is unmatched in the industry and the level of experience, exposure and expertise that the organization has is unparalleled.

Our client is seeking an Environmental Air Engineer to work within their facilities located in Texas City - TX, for a long-term assignment.


Job Responsibilities:

  • The Environmental Engineer provides air regulatory expertise, compliance permitting, program development, agency interface and reporting for Texas City Chemicals   
  • This position is a champion for site environmental compliance processes and actively engages all levels of the workforce across the Operations, Maintenance, and Projects teams to enable continuous improvement
  • Provides expertise, coaching, consultation, and hands-on support to customers across the Texas City Chemical Plant including regulatory and standards
  • Monitor site performance against permit requirements and identify opportunities to continuously improve
  • Prepares and presents agency documents such as air permits, emission reports, incident reports, variance petitions and other surveys
  • Performs emissions calculations and understands the impact of various operating conditions on emissions
  • Assists in the selection of air pollution control technology for new or modified equipment
  • Reviews, interprets, and clarifies legal requirements applicable to the Texas City Chemical Plant, and takes initiative to ensure site programs comply with requirements
  • Understands environmental management systems, OMS, and standards and works with operations, maintenance, and engineering teams to deliver programs that fulfill requirements and deliver performance results
  • Manages assigned environmental programs and procedures, monitors conformance and intervenes to improve performance
  • Develops and delivers environmental training to address regulatory and standards, and site environmental policies, programs, and procedures
  • Participates in incident management and emergency response teams as requested
  • Interacts with external regulatory agencies and auditors
  • Monitors and audits environmental programs and practices and follows-up to improve performance
  • Networks with peers across to ensure consistency of interpretation of regulatory requirements and shares best practices
  • Provides support to turnarounds and projects
  • Analyzes site environmental data and trends, communicates results, and recommends interventions to improve performance
  • Conducts field reviews, audits, and investigations which involve environmental compliance performance
  • Understands how their work affects the environment
  • Sets performance objectives and provides leadership to minimize impact on the environment
  • Communicates the importance of these issues
  • Supports the site Environmental Management System (EMS)
  • Compliance with and promotion of different behavioral and process safety initiatives and measures – Support SHE Principles, IGGN’s, SHE KPI’s, risk assessments, etc


  • Minimum of five years’ experience in Environmental management systems and regulatory affairs within a petrochemical or refining manufacturing facility – required
  • Experience with obtaining or renewing operating permits (i.e. CAA, PSD, NSR, Title V)
  • Experience in directly interfacing with state or federal regulatory agencies
  • Five plus years of experience in a manufacturing role, consideration will be given for personnel with broad multi-media skills or other expertise
  • BS in Engineering required
  • The candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and possess the ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Good interpersonal skills and a high degree of work organization are expected
  • Proven capability to learn and understand complex requirements
  • SHE Skills
  • Digital Skills
  • Project Management Skill
  • Regulatory - Regulatory Data Management
  • Environmental - Management of Emissions to Air



*If you are selected for a position in the United States, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a post-offer/pre-placement drug test (and alcohol screening/medical examination if required by the role) as well as pre-placement verification of the information and qualifications provided during the selection process

* Willingness to obtain the vaccine before hire date (under this option, proof of vaccination is a condition to any offer of employment and must be provided prior to commencement of employment)



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