Environmental Wastewater Advisor

  • PBF Energy
  • Torrance, CA, USA
  • Sep 17, 2018
Full time Energy Environmental Science - Engineering Water Quality Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater

Job Description

PBF Energy Inc. (NYSE:PBF), one of the largest independent refiners in North America, has an immediate need at Torrance Refinery Company located in Torrance, CA for a talented Environmental Wastewater Advisor.

Job Summary:

Responsible for helping the refinery maintain compliance with local, state and federal environmental regulations; and, promoting continuous improvement in environmental performance.  This includes compliance with monitoring, recordkeeping and reporting, with a focus on wastewater issues although familiarity and experience with air issues is a plus and knowledge of waste issues is desirable. This individual will work directly with operations and contractors within the refinery to ensure day-to-day compliance through rule compliance strategy and procedure development, compliance training, and monitoring of field activities.   

Primary Job Functions:

  • Serve as subject matter expert for assigned refinery local, state and federal environmental regulations relating to wastewater, and potentially some waste/air regulations.
  • Maintain knowledge of evolving regulations and current regulatory / industry discussions and best practices with regard to assigned rules and programs.
  • Ensure efficient and effective day to day compliance with assigned rules and programs, including preparation and submittal of periodic reports on behalf of the refinery.
  • Serve as point of contact for appropriate regulatory agencies.
  • Work collaboratively with the refinery Business Teams and other internal and external organizations
  • Support operations and maintenance groups within the refinery to monitor compliance, drive continuous improvement, and identify and resolve issues.
  • Present clear, concise and relevant data and recommendations to the Business Team organizations and refinery management.
  • Provide appropriate environmental subject matter training to refinery personnel and contractors, through development of computer based modules or by face to face training.
  • Participate in routine meetings as a member of the Environmental Department

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Science or Engineering (Environmental, Chemical, Civil preferred)
  • Five or more years of experience in regulatory compliance; experience working within the Los Angeles County Sanitation District area is a plus
  • Basic understanding of refinery operations and wastewater issues, and familiarity with refinery data collection systems, environmental procedures and reporting requirements is preferred
  • Understanding of local, state and federal regulations relevant to refineries and the analytical skills to relate these to refinery operations
  • Strong technical skills including ability to develop or validate tools and calculations used for compliance
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate with agency personnel as well as with various levels of employees and management
  • Initiative to work with minimum oversight, and to work effectively in a team environment to lead compliance efforts

Please note – We thank all respondents for their interest in PBF Energy, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No Phone calls please.

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