Company: Sasol (USA) Corporation
Posted on: May 28, 2023
Position Location: Houston, Texas, USA
We are currently recruiting for an Environmental Specialist . This position reports to the SHE Manager and is located at our Greens Bayou Plant in Houston, TX 77015.
Purpose of Job
The Environmental Specialist will primarily focus on coordinating the air compliance program for Sasol Chemicals (USA) LLC 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.
Management Systems: Develop, implement, and maintain management systems to ensure compliance for environmental (air) requirements; including:
RCMS -, ISO/Quality, OSHA PSM, EPA RMP, DHS, DOT, etc.; and
Governmental and company regulatory requirements, including reporting and inspections
Risk Management: Assist with assessments and mitigation identification; including PHAs, MOCs, Aspects/Impacts, Sasol's One SHE Excellence Approach etc.
Emergency Response: Establish and maintain an agency notification process for release events as part of the 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
Identify, develop, and maintain performance metrics for air compliance; and
Identify, develop, and implement performance and compliance improvement projects; including waste minimization, emission reductions, release event reductions, non-conformance elimination, etc.
Knowledge of air permit requirements/conditions and applicable regulations
Keep abreast of changing regulatory landscape
Review, interpret, and implement updates/changes to permits and regulations
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
Identification and communication of compliance requirements
Communicate with various agencies on air compliance issues
Compliance Training: Ensure regulatory training is identified, available, and provided
Submission of regulatory and company-required reports (Title V, Air Emissions Inventory, GHG, NSPS, TSCA, SARA, TRI, Tier 2, etc.), accurate and on time
Submission of permit changes (renewals/ amendments/PbRs) & negotiation of conditions
Prepare and deliver periodic (monthly, quarterly, etc.) compliance performance summaries with site management
Act as agency contact for the site inspections/investigations
Perform field and record audits to validate compliance measures
Ensure proper procedures, tools, and records are in place, monitored, and maintained
Ensure technical basis, measurements, monitoring, calculations methods, etc. are in place for all emission sources; including release events
Leadership and General Roles:
Meet financial objectives by forecasting and managing SHES expenditures
Participation in SHES committees and Teams
Ensure SHES Group provides support to the business
Ensure administrative functions for SHES are maintained (DMS, Incident/Action Management, Training, Legal Registry, Metrics, etc.)
Experienced or senior specialist with 5-10 years of applicable environmental experience in the petrochemical industry, specifically a minimum of 3-5 years of recent Texas air regulatory experience
Minimum 5 years of experience dealing with regulatory agencies
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 amendments
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
Sasol is a global integrated chemicals and energy company with a 70-year heritage. Through our talented people, we use our expertise and selected technologies to safely and sustainably source, manufacture and market chemical and energy products globally.
When you join Team Sasol, you are joining a company that puts people at the center of everything we do. Sasol invests in its employees along every stage of the career path and offers development opportunities to help you cultivate your career in a culture that embraces diversity and inclusion.
Sasol is committed to promoting better, healthier lives for you and your family. Below is an overview of our benefits and compensation programs:
--- Medical, including prescription drug benefit, Dental and Vision (start day one of employment with no waiting period) --- Retirement Pension Plan --- Savings and Investment plan (401k) with eligible company match --- Paid vacation and holidays --- Disability benefits --- Other special programs, i.e., EAP (employee assistance program), wellness, pet benefits, caregiver support benefit, Aflac, Legal Guard, and many others --- Comprehensive compensation program
Sasol (USA) Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, as well as any other characteristic protected by applicable law, regulation or local ordinance.
Sasol treats work-authorized job applicants equally in recruiting and hiring without regard to their citizenship status or national origin unless required by law, regulation, executive order, government contract, or determination by the Attorney General. Please note Sasol will not sponsor, obtain, and/or petition for temporary visa status (for example, E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN) for candidates for this position and/or personnel hired for this position.
We are not accepting unsolicited resumes from third-party recruitment agencies, therefore we will not pay a fee for resumes submitted
Position Location: Houston, Texas, USA
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