HES Specialist/Advisor - Air Permitting & Compliance

  • Chevron
  • Bakersfield, California, United States
  • Nov 24, 2016
Full time Air Quality Climate Change/GHG EHS - Environmental, Health & Saftey

Job Description

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of HES Specialist/Advisor – Air Permitting & Compliance located in Bakersfield, CA through December 9, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).

Overview:
 
This position leads or supports air permitting and compliance activities in conjunction with other Chevron HES specialists and internal stakeholders (e.g., operations, facilities engineering).
 
Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:
 
Prepares Title V and other permit/variance applications for the local air pollution control district (APCD).
Manages Emissions Reduction Credit (ERC) banking.
Tracks air and greenhouse gas (GHG) regulatory developments.
Assesses proposed regulations for business impact.
Determines applicability of regulatory requirements.
Develops/executes compliance plans for new/modified requirements; and communicating requirements to key stakeholders.
Works with air/GHG databases, performing calculations, and preparing reports for regulatory agencies.
Leads or participates in advocacy efforts on proposed air/GHG regulations (e.g., methane) and review existing Leak Detection and Repair (LDAR) and emissions source testing programs.
Establishes and maintains strong working relationships with regulatory agencies (California Air Resources Board, APCD, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency), industry partners, trade associations (e.g., WSPA), and internal stakeholders.

Required Qualifications:
 
Bachelor’s degree in HES or related science-engineering discipline.
Five years of relevant industry experience.
Strong computer skills including: data / database management and all Microsoft Office-based applications (especially Excel).
Ability to analyze data and develop solutions for air permitting and compliance.
Strong organization and time management skills.
Ability to continually evaluate existing processes and implement improvement opportunities.
Experience with air quality, emission controls, and regulatory compliance (e.g., APCD rules).
Experience in California air permitting and state/federal air and GHG reporting.
Knowledge of LDAR and emissions source testing.
Understanding of oil production processes, facilities and equipment.
Ability to develop strong working relationships with regulatory agencies.
Ability to  help develop advocacy strategies and generate technical/other data to support advocacy positions.
Effectively communicate to all levels of the organization, business partners, and regulatory agencies.
Strong presentation skills.
Capable of simplifying complex information to be easily understood. Facilitation. Ability to train and mentor junior and senior employees.
 
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Job Level

Mid-level, Senior-level

Sector

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