The Bergaila Companies

Sr. Environmental Specialist

Posted Date 1 day ago(1/26/2023 5:17 PM)
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We have an opening for a Sr. Environmental Specialist to work in the Dallas, TX to fill a direct hire position.




Our Client strives to create a sustainable, transparent, returns-drive company that creates value for investors, employers, and the community, while ensuring that operations are performed safely and responsibly in a manner that reflects their stewardship of their people, assets and the environment.


The Sr. Environmental Specialist will support the corporate and local operating teams' environmental, health, and sustainability efforts.  The candidate will manage and serve as a subject matter expert in air, water, and waste, focusing on regulatory and compliance programs, environmental site assessments, remediation projects, ESG, and emission reduction projects.  This position will report to the Director of HSE and will be based on-site in the Irving, TX office, with some travel required to our field offices.


 - Manage all environmental compliance programs, including:

           - OOOO/OOOOa/OOOOb, GHG, Tier II, and emissions inventories

 - Collaborate with field teams to arrange third-party environmental compliance contractor/consultants work on location in conformance with Client policies 

 - Develop and assist with the implementation of emissions reduction projects

 - Communicate environmental and regulatory requirements and practices to internal stakeholders to ensure compliance with agency rules and regulations

 - Reviews new and updated legislation, regulations, and Client requirements, advising on the appropriate response to support continued compliance

 - Manage environmental permit acquisition and compliance monitoring for all facilities and projects in the local area of responsibility

 - Participate in and collaborate with applicable external environmental and regulatory workgroups and committees

 - Lead environmental initiatives and participate in deploying programs on critical environmental matters that align with Client ESG efforts

 - Facilitate and lead environmental compliance database data quality improvements and business process flow standardization

 - Assist with local site assessments and remediation projects

 - Provide project management, including preparing budgets, requests for proposals, work orders, and supervision of contractors



 - Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Environmental, Applied Sciences, or equivalent experience in lieu of degree

 - Ideally 7+ years of experience in Oil and Gas with environmental permitting, assessment, consulting, compliance, and remediation practices

 - Valid Driver's License and acceptable driving record to drive Company and personal vehicles to perform required tasks

 - Proficient analytical and problem-solving skills

 - Aptitude for recognizing, recommending, and implementing process improvements

 - Self-motivated, team player, comfortable working under pressure, and dedicated to team development

 - Ability to work effectively across departments, with all levels of the organization, to prioritize workload and work with minimal supervision

 - Effective communication skills and the ability to work with field personnel, office staff, and regulatory agencies


Core Competencies:

 - Must possess a working understanding/familiarity of the following environmental principles and concepts:

       - Spill response, clean-up, and reporting

       - SPCC Compliance

       - Air regulations including: permitting, OOOO/OOOOa/OOOOb, flares, and nonattainment.

      - E&P Waste Management (drill cuttings, fluids, spill wastes, water recycling)

      - Familiarity with air compliance of oil/gas facilities

      - Site reclamation and weed control

      - Stormwater Management

 - Must possess a strong field experience background and have strong independent decision-making abilities

 - Related professional regulatory or EHS experience in the oil and gas industry preferred

 - State of UT oil and gas industry air, water, and waste permitting/compliance experience preferred

 - Familiarity with regulatory requirements and ability to research them

 - Solid understanding of contaminant characteristics and transport mechanisms

 - Knowledgeable in environmental regulations applicable to the pipeline industry, including releases, air, water, waste, etc.

 - Commitment to consistently adhere to policies and procedures and be a positive example for others by demonstrating the Company's core values of Respect, Accountability, Innovation, Safety, and Excellence in completing work assignments

 - Self-motivated, have a phenomenal work ethic, and looking for the right Company to support your growth

 - Ability to manage workload independently and deliver timely and accurate results

 - Must be able to multi-task, prioritize work, and adaptable to changing due dates

 - Must have the ability to work with little supervision and to interact with all levels of operations management


The above declarations are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job.  Rather, they are designed only to describe the general nature of the job.



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