Southwest Gas Corporation

  • Environmental Advisor

    Job Location US-AZ-Phoenix
    Posting Date 2 weeks ago(1/9/2019 3:00 AM)
    PAR
    2017-3307
    # of Openings
    1
    Department
    Engineering
    Apply By
    1/22/2019
    Division
    Central Arizona
  • Position Information

    The Environmental Advisor is an individual contributor that provides environmental expertise and
    compliance oversight for the Company’s operating division(s) and/or Paiute Pipeline. This position
    ensures all related environmental policies and procedures are implemented; serves as the primary
    liaison for environmental matters in each division and/or Paiute Pipeline through coordination with
    division points of contact; facilitates local environmental training; facilitates local environmental
    compliance audits; and coordinates with Corporate Risk Management and Safety on environmental
    support of the division(s).
     

    Responsibilities

    • Serve as a division-based expert and liaison for environmental matters to ensure all related Company
    policies and procedures are implemented without gaps for each division(s) and/or Paiute Pipeline
    • Responsible for overseeing division(s) and/or Paiute Pipeline environmental compliance activities
    related to both stationary facilities and linear pipeline facilities
    • Implement performance based environmental compliance training plans to prepare and conduct local
    environmental training
    • Implement, coordinate and facilitate local internal and external environmental and compliance audits
    and serve as the local area audit liaison
    • Coordinate with Corporate Safety and Risk Management, Facilities, Internal Audit, and Operational
    Quality Assurance audit workgroups regarding issues involving environmental compliance
    • Inform management of situations related to environmental requirements that could adversely affect
    the health and safety of employees or the public, or impact the Company
    • Maintain a working knowledge of the National Environmental Policy Act, the Clean Air Act, the Clean
    Water Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, the Superfund Amendments and
    Reauthorization Act, the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-know Act, the OSHA, and
    other federal, state and local environmental regulations
    • Develop and maintain environmental compliance calendar(s) and/or other appropriate system(s) to
    ensure adherence with Company environmental policies and procedures
    • Provide oversight and consultation to the division(s) for environmental studies, investigations, and
    mitigation of construction and maintenance projects
    • Plan and assist with the acquisition and compliance maintenance of operational environmental
    permits including but not limited to air, spill prevention and response, and construction storm water

    • Facilitate and perform, as necessary, inspections of Company facilities, operations, and equipment
    to access and ensure compliance with environmental policies, procedures, and regulations
    • Interpret local government regulations to assist in developing and maintaining new and existing
    Environmental Policies and Procedures sections of the Operations Manual
    • Assist, as necessary, with the data collection and reporting provisions for current state and federal
    required and voluntary greenhouse gas related reports
    • Provide and coordinate written correspondence with environmental agencies regarding projects,
    permitting, compliance, data requests, and audit results
    • Assess the acquisition, modification and/or disposal of existing structures to properly control
    environmental governance and liabilities
    • Coordinate with appropriate Company departments on federal, state, and voluntary GHG
    data/information requests
    • Ensure Company and Division records provide and maintain demonstrable compliance
    • Perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned
    • Regular and predictable attendance is a condition of employment and is an essential function of the
    job

    Minimum Qualifications

    This position requires four or more years of relevant work experience. A related degree
    with significant subject matter experience is desired. Previous experience in compliance reporting and
    technical writing is required. Computer skills and experience with government reporting systems, as
    well as a working knowledge of federal, state, and local environmental regulations is preferred.

    Salary Details

    $77,487 - $96,859

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