Environmental Scientist - 2210002524 -Houston, TX

Environmental Scientist - 2210002524 -Houston, TX

Patriot Advertising for Energy Transfer Partners (hosted jobs) | Houston, TX, US
Salary Range:$39,000 – $62,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 25 days ago

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Description

*Summary:* The Environmental Scientist is responsible for performing environmental tasks to ensure efficient and accurate project development and construction, environmental permitting and reporting, and compliance with the various Federal, state and local environmental regulatory permits, conditions, and requirements in support of pipeline and facility development projects.

The Environmental Scientist must be familiar with environmental designs and specifications, and environmental requirements/regulations to develop and operate pipeline and terminal facilities. Familiar with the various applicable Federal, state and local environmental laws, regulations, codes and standards and permits required to develop, construct and operate pipeline facilities, including but not limited to: the National Environmental Policy Act, Clean Water Act, National Historic Preservation Act, Endangered Species Act, Clean Air Act, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission policies and procedures, the Natural Gas Act, state and/or local water permits for hydrostatic testing.

*Essential Duties and Responsibilities:*

The Environmental Scientist will assist the engineering and environmental project managers with accomplishing various tasks related to environmental permitting, construction inspection and participating in and overseeing environmental information documentation to facilitate the development or construction of a pipeline facility.

The Environmental Scientist will draft, monitor, audit, train and prepare reports to ensure compliance with environmental permit conditions and mitigation measures required by Federal, state and local environmental regulatory permits, site-specific conditions, requirements, or other authorizing documents.

Conduct, collect, oversee environmental data collection, permitting, and testing for air, water and waste as required to comply with all Federal, state and local environmental regulations for development permits and adherence to conditions/requirements during construction of pipeline facilities.

Evaluate and identify Federal, state and local permit requirements and assist in the development and execution of permits and/or strategy.

Interface with Federal, state and local permitting agencies, including scoping meetings, pre-application meetings, field visits, and environmental inspections.

Provide environmental representation, training, and support to pipeline construction staff and management.

Work closely and continuously with Environmental Project Manager, construction and engineering team to:

* Ensure environmental data collection/testing is completed timely and in-compliance with permit requirements throughout construction,
* Write environmental reports for construction projects
* Weekly and monthly reports for FERC reporting during construction, as required by state regulation/certificate for non-FERC projects.
* Assist in the development of tracking systems for permits for project team,
* Apply for and renew environmental permits as needed throughout construction.
* Provide updates of environmental permitting activities as required to project teams and management.
* Conduct environmental inspection training programs as requested and for construction projects

*Education and/or Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:*

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. The requirements for this position are listed below:

HS Diploma or equivalent. Bachelors Degree, Master’s Degree preferred in Applied Science, Engineering, or other equivalent education or additional equivalent experience.

Minimum of 6+ years of progressive experience in environmental permitting and compliance

Exceptional administrative abilities are required

Familiar with Environmental and Regulatory permitting with local, state and federal government agencies for gas and liquid pipeline facilities.

Exceptional written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

Organized and able to manage multiple activities and programs timely and with a high degree of accuracy.

Strong problem solving and analytical skills.

Computer savvy, Microsoft Office Suite consisting of Word, Excel, Project PowerPoint, as well as Adobe, Google Earth and/or GIS.

*Working Conditions:*

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Usually, normal office working conditions.

Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time due to prolonged periods of sitting or standing.

Must be willing to travel to/from off-site facilities for multiple days per trip.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is often required to stand, walk, sit, climb stairs, work at height above ground on stairs and catwalks, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk or hear, smell, type and write.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will work indoors and outdoors, and exposed to year around weather conditions, ocean environment, noise, and occasionally process gases and vapors.

Required to safely operate a company vehicle.

*EOE*

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $1.00 - $2.00 per year

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
Schedule:
* Monday to Friday



Application Question(s):
* Are you familiar with Environmental and Regulatory permitting with local, state and federal government agencies for gas and liquid pipeline facilities?

Education:
* Bachelor's (Preferred)

Experience:
* environmental permitting and compliance: 6 years (Required)


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