Environmental Compliance Manager

Brooklyn, United States

Job Reference 1238258

Location Brooklyn, United States

Industry Renewables - Onshore Wind

Function Health, Safety & Environmental

Job Type Contract

Date Added February 7, 2024

Airswift has been tasked by one of our major Oil and Gas clients to seek an Environmental Compliance Manager to join their team in Brooklyn, NY for a 12-month assignment with benefits.


The Environmental Compliance Manager will be responsible for ensuring that the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT) port upgrades and On-Shore Substation (ONS) projects maintain Federal and State environmental regulatory, permit compliance during the construction phase of the projects. The Compliance Manager will have previous experience in a complex infrastructure environment, creating and maintaining regulatory and compliance frameworks and implementation of Environmental Management Systems. The Environmental Compliance Manager will:


  • Serve as the primary on-site interface between contractors, construction team, and regulatory compliance inspectors.
  • Develop and maintain, monitor, and audit input and output of the project regulatory and permit compliance management tools
  • Provide training in environmental permit & regulatory compliance practices and procedures to the project team
  • Develop and implement permit and regulatory compliance strategies for project sites • Work with the project team to embed environmental permit and regulatory compliance KPIs and metrics into the project
  • Maintain environmental permit compliance related records and ensure transparent monitoring and internal reporting of compliance progress for project
  • Manage external permit and regulatory compliance reporting obligations to regulatory authorities • Interface with Engineering, Procurement and Construction (“EPC”) packages on environmental compliance issues, including contractor qualification
  • Coordinate the gathering of environmental incident details, documenting remedial actions, Lessons Learned and opportunities for continuous improvement in the context of environmental and regulatory compliance
  • Participate in internal and 3rd party compliance site audits – including defining scope of audits to effectively assess environmental permit and regulatory compliance requirements • Support corporate and project environmental and sustainability initiatives
  • Perform other tasks and takes on additional duties as reasonably assigned by supervisor, project manager and/or group unit


Qualifications / Experience Required:


  • Undergraduate or graduate in environmental studies/science, engineering, or related field from an accredited program or relevant professional experience
  • 5-7 years of experience in environmental compliance, preferably in large-scale projects (knowledge of offshore wind desirable)
  • Experience with NYSDP Article VII Certificate Compliance Preferred
  • Experience with various state and local environmental regulations, particularly those applicable to New York
  • Familiarity with broadly applicable environmental permits (e.g., MARPOL, Clean Water and Air Acts including NPDES, RCRA, marine debris reporting requirements, etc.) to complete environmental-related agency notifications and report submittals
  • Knowledge of regulations from OSHA, US Coast Guard, EPA, American Petroleum Institute (“API”), ANSI, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (“BOEM”) and Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (“BSEE”)
  • Relevant experience in HSE management system development and auditing desired
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Proactive and diligent approach
  • Ability to work under pressure and within tight deadlines
  • Able to adapt and work in a fast-paced working environment and responsive to change

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