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Chief Counsel - 2410001625

Company: Energy Transfer
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Are you interested in joining our team? Chat with our digital assistant to learn more about our company and apply right from your mobile device!*Text ETP to 25000 to get started *or apply through this web posting if you prefer.Energy Transfer, recognized by Forbes as one of America's best large employers, is dedicated to responsibly and safely delivering Americas energy. We are driven to inspire our employees to create superior value for our customers, our investors, a sustainable future and giving back to the community where we have long-standing commitments to causes including MD Anderson Childrens Cancer Hospital, The Salvation Army, American Heart Association, Ronald McDonald House and many more.We value all of our employees who make our growth and success possible. We are proud to offer industry leading compensation, comprehensive benefits, 401(k) match with additional profit sharing, PTO and abundant career opportunities.Come join our award winning 11,000 strong organization as we fuel the world and each other!*Summary:*We are looking for a diligent and detail-oriented Records Management Specialist to join our organization. This position will be responsible for administering the efficient and compliant management of records throughout their lifecycle. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of records management principles, excellent organizational skills, and be detail oriented. This role requires a proactive individual who can collaborate with cross-functional teams and ensure that records are accurately classified, stored, and disposed of in accordance with legal and regulatory requirements.*Summary:*Provides legal support for the company across all areas of the US related to compliance issues associated with environmental, health and safety, pipeline safety, DOT, and incident or emergency response matters associated with oil, natural gas, refined products, pet-chem, produced water, and midstream operations federally and in 46 states. Job duties include assisting operations support functions on issue related to compliance with federal and state compliance issues related to the preceding areas.*Essential Duties and Responsibilities:** Support various operational activities of the company related to issues of environmental law and compliance* Support various operational activities of the company related to issues of pipeline safety law and compliance* Support various operational activities of the company related to issues of occupational safety law and compliance* Support various operational activities of the company related to issues of incident or emergency response law and compliance* Support various operational activities of the company related to issues of motor carrier safety law and compliance* Counsel in connection with incident response and emergencies* Ability to lead investigations, including those under Privilege, required* Assist with responses to government agency inquiries or proceedings related to the above, including challenges to the same via administrative proceedings* Provide support, in coordination with project support counsel, in contract review and negotiation of issues related to the above affecting the companys operations* Provide support, in coordination with dedicated litigation counsel, on litigation matters related to the above* Provide training to Operations and operational support personnel regarding legal issues associated with the areas of coverage above*Required Skills (External)**Requirements:**Education and/or Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements for this position are listed below:* Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school* Licensed in good standing to practice law in a US jurisdiction* 15 years of experience as counsel in a fast-paced environment (preferably corporate legal department experience with a major operator in the midstream energy space, major law firm experience or mid-level experience at an environmental regulatory agency)* Strong pipeline safety law background required* Strong environmental law background and pipeline industry experience required* Strong state environmental regulatory experience is helpful* Strong occupational health & safety background required* Strong commercial driver and transportation law background required* Strong right-of way or easement experience preferred* Strong writing and legal analysis skills required* Strong academic credentials and previous training in respected law firm, corporate legal department, or administrative agency required* In-house experience preferred* Technical acumen preferred, particularly related to remediation work, failure analyses, and detailed engineering or environmental reports* Must be a self-starter, detail oriented, and able to work as a member of a busy team, yet able to work directly with internal clients on issues within area of coverage without need for oversight* We seek someone with integrity, who is passionate about their work; takes ownership of his/her results, and can represent Energy Transfer Partners with professionalism*Working Conditions:*The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.* Usually, normal office working conditions* Must be able to occasionally work at facilities or in the field in support of role, including where there is a need to work in PPE including fire retardant clothing, steel-toed boots, hard hat, safety glasses, and wearing a personal gas monitor* Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time due to prolonged periods of sitting or standing* Occasional overnight travel may be requiredAn equal opportunity employer/disability/vetEnergy Transfer is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against qualified applicants on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other basis prohibited by law.The nature and frequency of the above working conditions and requirements may vary depending on individual operational circumstances. Where feasible, the Partnership will make reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of the job.DISCLAIMER: The statements listed in this job posting, which are subject to change, are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.*An equal opportunity employer/disability/vet *Energy Transfer is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against qualified applicants on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other basis prohibited by law.The nature and frequency of the above working conditions and requirements may vary depending on individual operational circumstances. Where feasible, the Partnership will make reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of the job.*DISCLAIMER*: The statements listed in this job posting, which are subject to change, are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.Job Type: Full-timePay: $1.00 - $2.00 per yearBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Monday to FridayEducation:* Doctorate (Required)Experience:* counsel in a fast-paced environment: 10 years (Required)* midstream energy space: 10 years (Required)* pipeline safety law: 10 years (Required)* environmental regulatory: 10 years (Required)* commercial driver and transportation: 10 years (Required)* right-of-way: 10 years (Required)* easement: 10 years (Required)Work Location: In personby Jobble

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