Skills: HSE Manager / Advisor
Experience: 8 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Deer Park, TX, US
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36292BR Senior Environmental Engineer - Deer Park, TX United States Deer Park, TX Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. In the US, we have operated for over a century and are a major oil and gas producer onshore and in the Gulf of Mexico, a recognized innovator in exploration and production technology, and a leading manufacturer and marketer of fuels, natural gas and petrochemicals. We deliver energy responsibly; operate safely with respect to our neighbours and work to minimize our environmental impact. We are in search of remarkable people who will thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment to deliver exciting projects locally and globally. People who are passionate about exploring new frontiers. Innovators and pioneers. People with the drive to help shape our future. Because remarkable people achieve remarkable things.
The position has site-wide programmatic scope and influences Shell personnel, contractors and incident investigation teams. There are no direct reports, and minimal discretionary spend authority associated with the position. The Senior Environmental Engineer provides air regulatory expertise, compliance, permitting, program development, water and waste regulatory awareness, agency interface and reporting for Shell Deer Park. This position is a champion for site environmental compliance processes and actively engages all levels of the workforce across the Operations, Maintenance, and Projects teams to enable continuous improvement. This position provides training and support to the Environmental Engineers in strengthening their understanding and knowledge of regulatory requirements and work processes affecting unit operations.
- Provides expertise, coaching, consultation, and hands-on environmental support to Environmental Engineers and plant personnel across the Deer Park site including regulatory and Shell Group standards.
- Monitors site performance against permit and other regulatory requirements and identify opportunities to continuously improve.
- Provides assurance for unit specific regulatory reports (i.e. NSPS, Permit requirements) prepared by Environmental Engineers
- Supports submittal of site wide regulatory reports (i.e. Air Emission Inventory, TRI)
- Communicates and ensures alignment with process units on permit and compliance requirements.
- Identifies improvements in emissions calculation tools and understands the impact of various operating conditions on emissions. surveys.
- Assists in the selection of air pollution control technology for new or modified equipment.
- Reviews, interprets, and clarifies regulatory and legal requirements applicable to Deer Park, and takes initiative to ensure site programs comply with requirements (i.e. Title V, Consent Decree, BWON)
- Understands management systems and Shell Group standards and works with operations, maintenance and engineering teams to deliver programs that fulfill requirements and deliver performance results.
- Manages assigned environmental programs and procedures, monitors conformance and intervenes to improve performance.
- Provides and documents regulatory interpretations.
- Develops and revises site environmental policies and programs.
- Develops and delivers environmental training to address regulatory and Shell Group standards, site environmental policies, programs and procedures.
- Participates in 24 hour on-call rotation to determine reportable quantity releases and report incidences to appropriate regulatory agencies within required timeframes.
- Interacts with external regulatory agencies and auditors.
- Provides support to turnarounds and projects and the Shell capital project process.
- Analyzes site environmental data and trends, communicates results, and recommends interventions to improve performance.
- Conducts field reviews, audits, and investigations.
- Assesses change in method of operation or modifications for environmental regulatory impacts, i.e. NNSR.
- Respond to agency enforcement actions by providing quality information in a timely manner.
- Manages change within assigned process areas in accordance with site and department procedures.
- Monitors, tracks, updates environmental incidences within the site tracking systems.
- Leverages best practices from other site to improvement environmental performance
- Understands and supports process unit environmental testing requirements.
- Support, track and coordinate implementation of new Federal and State rules
- Coordinates annual air emissions inventory
- Responsible for RC14001 compliance
- Coordinates regulatory agency requests for data
- Coordinates Annual SARA 313 (TRI)
- Coordinates Shell Internal reporting using GPMR
- Maintains the EMIS systems database as install new compliance modules and software upgrades.
- Acts as a liaison to site personnel on the use of EMIS system for regulatory compliance
- Updates the EMIS database to reflect changes resulting from MOC, permit changes, production changes, etc.
- Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.
- Bachelor's degree; Engineering or Sciences.
- Minimum eight (8) years experience in environmental within a petrochemical or refining manufacturing facility.
- Proven experience interfacing with EMIS systems.
- Proven experience with obtaining or renewing operating permits (ie. CAA, NPDES, RCRA, PSD, NSR, Title V).
- Proven experience in directly interfacing with state or federal regulatory agencies.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills and possess the ability to work independently and collaboratively.
- Proven capability to learn and understand complex requirements.
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