Air Compliance Manager (Interstate Gas Transmission)
The Air Compliance Manager is responsible for managing and overseeing air permitting and compliance activities of the Air Compliance Team in support of new projects and on-going operations of facilities specifically with interstate gas transmission experience. In addition to management responsibilities, the Air Compliance Manager also works as an individual contributor on the Air Compliance Team.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
- Plan, organize, coordinate, budget and manage timely and accurate applications for and issuance of required air permits.
- Manage air compliance requirements in a consistent and effective manner.
- Ensure that the Air Compliance Team is developing expertise, working well as a team, and managing Clean Air Act compliance consistently across the Company by providing coaching and developmental opportunities, mentoring, and by fostering collaboration.
- Ensure that the Air Compliance Team is maintaining air permit requirements and tracking actual air emissions data to ensure compliance with the permit requirements
- Conduct State and Federal regulatory applicability analyses.
- Frequently interact with regulatory agencies, consultants, and operations personnel.
- Participate in industry activities, such as regulatory development stakeholder efforts.
- Act as the Company’s Subject Matter Expert for air compliance requirement questions.
- Conduct on-site verification and knowledge of oil- and gas-related equipment.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationship with engineering, operational and managerial staff.
- Provide technical support to operations staff to ensure compliance with the Clean Air Act and other related Federal and State air permitting requirements.
- Lead organization in establishment of Company’s GHG goals and initiatives
- Maintain and track key metrics and KPI’s associated with the Company’s air emissions
- Preparation of concise representation of air data for leadership presentations
- Act as the Company’s Subject Matter Expert for methane detection technologies.
- Foster communication with the workforce to strengthen the importance of EHS objectives, policies, and procedures.
- Maintain accurate and fulsome workflow processes for departmental tasks
- Maintain workload metrics to support resource loading of the department
- Respond to air related incidents with accountability for information and knowledge within the air expertise
- Maintain a comprehensive understanding of company EHS policies and procedures and applicable regulatory agency regulations, standards, and guidelines.
- Lead and maintain a comprehensive understanding of PHMSA data gathering and reporting requirements for natural gas pipeline facilities as required by the “Protecting our Infrastructure of Pipelines and Enhancing Safety Act of 2020” (PIPES Act of 2020), Section 114(b), 49 U.S.C. § 60108(a).
- Address EHS matters by making recommendations based on knowledge of company practices and government regulations. If required, research information needs through corporate personnel, trade, or government organizations.
- Foster a positive open work environment, systems approaches and disciplined execution of all assigned tasks.
- Manage personnel-related matters, including providing performance-based feedback, providing support and completing administrative paperwork as needed.
- Collaborate with a variety of people with tact, courtesy, and professionalism.
- Maintain regular, dependable attendance and a high level of performance.
- Maintain a high regard for personal safety, the safety of company assets and employees, and the general public.
- Other daily, weekly, monthly, or special projects may be assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Engineering or a related discipline.
- A minimum of ten (10) years direct and active work experience with air permitting and compliance in the oil and gas industry.
- A minimum of two (2) years’ experience with direct people management.
- Working knowledge of the Clean Air Act and State regulations where assets are operated.
- Previous experience in successfully interacting with Federal, State and local agency officials related to air permitting authorizations.
- Intermediate proficiency level in MS Office applications that may include but are not limited to Excel, Word, SharePoint, PowerPoint and Outlook.