Regulatory Specialist

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Midland, Texas, USA

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Job description

Airswift is conducting a search for a Regulatory Specialist to work with a major oil and gas company in Midland Texas. This position is needed ASAP and is contract-to-hire.
Duties include, but are not limited to, coordination, preparation and submittal of oil and gas regulatory applications and notices of work. Should have the ability to permit special projects with minimal direction/supervision; initiate and coordinate project development requirements with Division personnel. Responsible for interpreting regulatory rules and rule changes and ensure that they are communicated to operational groups. Will recommend changes to procedures in response to changes in regulations to and advise operational teams on compliance issues. Will communicate with regulatory agencies on pre-submission strategies, compliance requirements or clarification, and follow-up of submissions under review. Work with local, New Mexico and Texas State, and Federal regulatory agencies to obtain appropriate approvals and provide necessary information to the same agencies in order to comply with the regulatory requirements of the associated project. Some travel to regulatory agency offices.

  • 3+ years' experience in oil/gas regulatory permitting required.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred, but not required. High school diploma or GED required.
  • Knowledge of current State, Federal, and local laws, rules and regulations related to oil and gas operations.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy, attention to detail, and consistently meet deadlines is essential.
  • Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills are also necessary.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Must communicate and interact at all levels, from upper management to field groups.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, supervisors, other operational groups, and State officials.
  • Strong organization skills. Ability to complete multiple, diverse tasks of differing priorities.
  • Strong computer and database skills.