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Environmental Specialist

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 9/30/22

Job Description

Job description:

Key Accountabilities

Management Systems: Develop, implement, and maintain management
systems to ensure compliance for environmental (air) requirements;

o RCMS, ISO/Quality, OSHA PSM, EPA RMP, DHS, DOT, etc.; and

o Governmental and company regulatory requirements, including
reporting and inspections

Risk Management: Assist with assessments and mitigation
identification; including PHAs, MOCs, Aspects/Impacts, globalchemicals company One SHE
Excellence Approach etc.

Emergency Response: Establish and maintain an agency
notification process for release events as part of facility emergency
response action plan

Incident Investigations: Ensure SHES related incidents are
investigated and corrective/preventive recommendations are identified

Community and Agency Relations: Develop and foster
relationships with industrial neighbors, industrial organizations, and
regulatory agencies

Environmental Performance:

o Identify, develop, and maintain performance metrics for air
compliance; and

o Identify, develop, and implement performance and compliance
improvement projects; including waste minimization, emission reductions,
release event reductions, non-conformance elimination, etc.

Regulatory Advisor:

o Knowledge of air permit requirements/conditions and applicable

o Keep abreast of changing regulatory landscape;

o Review, interpret, and implement updates/changes to permits and

o Provide guidance on air regulations and air permitting requirements
(PbRs, Standard Permits, and Amendments) for capital projects and other
process/equipment changes and associated MOCs/PHAs;

o Identification and communication of compliance requirements; and

o Communicate with various agencies on air compliance issues

Compliance Training: Ensure regulatory training is identified,
available, and provided


o Submission of regulatory and company required reports (Title V, Air
Emissions Inventory, GHG, NSPS, TSCA, SARA, TRI, Tier 2, etc.), accurate
and on time;

o Submission of permit changes (renewals/ amendments) & negotiation of

o Prepare and deliver periodic (monthly, quarterly, etc.) compliance
performance summaries with site management;

o Perform field and record audits to validate compliance measures,

o Ensure proper procedures, tools, records are in place, monitored, &
maintained; and

o Ensure technical basis, measurements, monitoring, calculations
methods, etc. are in place for all emission sources; including release

Leadership and General Roles:

o Meet financial objectives by forecasting and managing SHES

o Participation in SHES committees and Teams;

o Ensure SHES Group provides support to the business; and

o Ensure administrative functions for SHES are maintained (DMS,
Incident/Action Management, Training, Legal Registry, Metrics, etc.)


Required Personal and Professional Skills

Comprehensive understanding of applicable legal / regulatory
environment, specifically for air compliance (Clean Air Act, NESHAPs,
NSPS, GHG, TSCA, Title V, SARA, etc.)

Experience in managing permit applications, renewals, and

Experience in coordination/oversight of service providers that
provide: consultation services, stack sampling, lab testing, LDAR
monitoring, etc.

Experience in project management

Knowledge of and experience with emissions controls - MSS, LDAR,
Flares, Scrubbers, Vapor Combustors, and Stack Monitoring/Testing

Experience working in management systems - RCMS, ISO, PSM, QMS,
EMS, etc.

Leadership skills and ability to provide guidance to employees
and consultants

Strong communication and organizational skills/techniques and
ability to effectively interact and liaison with all levels of the
organization and with local, state, and federal regulators

Working Experience
5+ years of applicable environmental experience in petrochemical
industry, specifically a minimum of 3-5 years of recent Texas air
regulatory experience; andMinimum 5 years of experience dealing with
regulatory agencies

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

The Environmental Specialist will primarily focus on coordinating the
air compliance program for globalchemicals company manufacturing
facilities (Winnie and Greens Bayou plants), including providing subject
matter expertise for air permitting and air regulatory compliance. The
position may have additional responsibilities or projects in other
environmental compliance areas; such as water, waste, and remediation
programs; and/or at other locations. Responsible for improving
performance, ensuring full compliance with applicable regulations, and
promoting a culture of Zero Harm at all levels in the organization.

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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