Environmental Professional - Air Permitting

Houston, Texas, United States

Job Reference 1244782

Location Houston, Texas, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - Onshore Oil

Function Health, Safety & Environmental

Job Type Contract

Date Added June 14, 2024

Airswift is working with a Major Oil and Gas company to find an Environmental Professional (Air Permitting) to join their team in a 6 months contract in Houston, TX with benefits. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing environmental permitting support to comply with federal, state, and local regulations. The candidate will work closely with management, operations, and other HES professionals to support the air permitting program and environmental assessments of operational locations.

This position will report to the Environmental Supervisor and will be responsible for environmental air permitting support in the development of the Permian, Oklahoma, and Eagle Ford Assets. The successful candidate will be located in the Houston, TX office with the ability to travel 15-25% of the time to field locations.

Primary responsibilities:
• Generate and submit all air permit applications utilizing consultants.
• Ensure adherence to data collection, permit requests, and QAQC procedures by the team as well as company standards
• Make applicability determinations related to NSPS JJJJ, NSPS OOOO/OOOOa/OOOOb, NESHAPs ZZZZ, etc
• Clarify and submit information due to agency inquiries for permit authorizations.
• Communicate equipment, flash factors, or emissions changes to the Emission Accounting team on a monthly basis
• Maintain constant communications with the Production Operations, Facilities Engineering, and Maintenance to ensure permits are accurate and air permit conditions are achievable.
• Prepare handoff documents detailing the compliance requirements and monitoring requirements to the Compliance Team. This includes production limits, engine testing limits, etc.
• Gather, maintain and analyze datasets that can be used for environmental reports.
Other Responsibilities
• Responsible for project management, including the development of requests for bid proposals, and supervision of contractors.
• Optimize the permit application process.
• Availability to travel to stakeholder meetings and act as company representative.
• Adheres to established work schedule, attendance standards, and is punctual to work and meetings.

Minimum Requirements:
• Bachelors degree in environmental science/engineering and/or technical discipline.
• 3+ years of relevant upstream oil & gas experience
• Excellent oral and written communications, teamwork, planning & organizational skills.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, and various Environmental databases
• Project management skills with minimal oversight required.

Preferred Requirements:

• Proficiency in SCADA, SAP, and Promax is preferred
• Prior experience permitting compressor engines and production facilities.

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