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Site Environmental and Regulatory Manager

Anywhere, USA
Company: Client of The Griffin Groupe Executive Search
Location: Portland, OR
Job Type: Full Time
Industry: Energy & Petroleum
Relocation: Assistance may be offered
Rate: Market

SITE ENVIRONMENTAL & REGULATORY MANAGER

THIS IS A FULL-TIME POSITION LOCATED IN PORTLAND, OR - YOU MUST BE WILLING TO RELOCATE. RELOCATION ASSISTANCE WILL BE OFFERED TO HIGHLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Griffin Groupe is sourcing talented environmental & safety professionals for our client company. This is an exciting opportunity to join the team of a rapidly growing firm in the energy industry. They are constantly investing in new ways to create opportunities for their workforce, maximize the utility of their terminals for customers, and ensure operations prioritize the environment and safety of employees and communities. Our client company is an independent logistics service provider focused on acquiring and operating logistics assets in North America. Our client has transformed into a leading midstream company, owning 24 terminals across 15 states.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Total Travel 10% Portland – 90% Focus
Company Wide - 10% Focus

The position serves as the company’s interface with multiple branches of government and regulatory bodies, as well as serving as a liaison to work in partnership with key trade organizations, business groups, and community stakeholders.

RESPONSIBILITIES

 
  • Lead, develop, implement, and maintain all environmental, and sustainability programs, policies and procedures based on leading indicators and actions.
  • Support company commercial and business development initiatives as needed.
  • Provide environmental regulatory compliance guidance to senior leaders and their business teams to achieve full compliance with all federal, Oregon and local environmental laws, rules, and regulations
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with key internal stakeholders to develop effective compliance strategies
  • Ensure support and compliance for construction and other business development plans
  • Develops and implements public policy strategies supporting business goals and promoting positive reputational image within the local community, while assessing community needs and expectations
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills, with demonstrated ability to effectively communicate complex compliance issues to a broad and diverse group of professionals
  • Foster a culture of transparency on environmental-related matters
  • Build relationships and communicate environmental information to local community members
  • Acts as liaison between the site and Local environmental regulatory agencies
  • Assists with securing necessary permits and licenses for the business. Monitor compliance with permit limits and ensure timely, proactive communication is made to Operations.
  • Ensure timely submissions of all reporting categories (routine, incident, follow- ups)
  • Act as a key point of contact and communication with federal, state, and local regulators
  • Maintain all air permit requirements.
  • Maintain all Wastewater and Stormwater Permit requirements
  • Gauge monitoring wells if present
  • Collect stormwater samples and send to lab for analysis
  • Inspect and maintain catch basins and vaults as needed
  • Collect wastewater samples and send to lab for analysis
 
  • Prepare reports as needed
  • Manage and coordinate spill remediation projects.
  • Coordinate registration and removal of hazardous waste
  • Manage the hazardous-waste accumulation area and any universal or other waste disposal locally
  • Assist with annual hazardous waste reporting
  • Maintain site chemical inventory
  • Prepare any local or state water permits, and plans required to maintain compliance
  • Perform site inspections weekly for metals, debris, turbidity, or other substances with potential to lead to non-compliance
  • Participate in local emergency response drills Safety:
  • Assist with developing local contractor procedures
  • Participate in vetting of new contractors
  • Assist the Regional HSER Manager with completing a terminal Risk Register
  • May exercise emergency authority to prevent or stop unsafe acts when immediate action is required
  • Prepare reports on occurrences and provide statistical information to management.
  • Compiles, calculates, and submits site reports
  • Coordinates all site environmental and regulatory training
  • Develops and conducts new employee orientation for all applicable HSER topics
  • Identify best practices and lead continuous improvement initiatives to reduce work process risks raise environmental awareness and improve safe work practices.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain employee training programs as indicated by regulatory guidelines.
  • Provide technical advice, coaching, guidance and mentoring to managers and employees on environmental initiatives and necessary changes.
  • Performs environmental surveys and inspections, prepares written reports of findings and recommendations for corrective and preventative measure where indicated and follows up to ensure measures have been implemented.
  • Ensure compliance with timely reporting as required by state and federal environmental regulations and statutes.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, & SKILLS
 
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in engineering, science, or environmental science.
  • Minimum of 7 years of Oregon government, community or public affairs experience required
  • Minimum of 5 years related work experience in a midstream or refining setting
  • Demonstrated understanding of and ability to communicate effectively with regulatory authorities, government officials, major customers and executives within the organization.
  • Direct experience working with high volume petroleum products and chemicals.
  • Previous experience related to the enforcement of federal, state, and local regulations (EPA, ODEQ, Portland BES etc.)
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Ryan Schortmann
The Griffin Groupe
Director of Recruiting and Technology

Please contact me with any questions:

Email:
recruiter@thegriffingroupe.com

Phone:
(w) 774-773-9321
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