Under the general direction of the VP, Regulatory Affairs, the HSE Coordinator is responsible for HSE planning, permitting, compliance, and technical support primarily for the company’s Los Angeles Basin and out of state oil and gas production activities. The position will actively work with other regulatory team members, field personnel, engineers, regulatory agencies, and other departments to facilitate implementation of projects, and ensure compliance with associated regulations for upstream oil and natural gas production. This position will support the Los Angeles Basin and operations outside California and require regular travel. The position will be located in Hermosa Beach.
Essential Functions of the Job:
- Evaluate HSE compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations.
- Prepare, maintain, train, and enforce all Hazardous Materials Business Plans (HMBP) requirements, Pipeline Management Plans and Spill Prevention, Control and Counter (SPCC) measure plans requirements.
- Coordinate program requirements of Assembly Bill 1960.
- Responsible for Waste Management program, EPA ID, waste streams, profiles, manifesting, transporting, disposal, record keeping, reporting etc.
- Maintain and enforce all OSPR C-Plan requirements including preparing for and scheduling drills/exercise.
- Coordinate and maintain record keeping with all DOT/PHMSA pipeline requirements including Operator Qualifications, O&M Plans, Public Awareness Program, and jurisdictional assessment of pipelines.
- Coordinate and attend regulatory agency inspections.
- Perform hazard assessments and work with operations mitigate negative findings.
- Facilitate post incident investigations
- Coordinate special permitting projects as needed.
- Support air permitting and compliance activities as directed by the Sr. Air Quality Scientist.
- Maintain all permits, inspection reports and documentation and general record keeping related to compliance.
- Attend regulatory meetings and hearings.
- Perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
- Must possess a bachelor’s degree minimum in a related engineering field, biology, environmental science or chemistry
- At least five (5) years of oil and gas experience (other selected industry experience may be considered).
- Regulatory experience strongly preferred.
- Skills/ Knowledge/ Ability of:
- Demonstrated ability to work with and knowledge of EPA, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources, Certified Unified Program Agencies (CUP), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Department of Transportation, Southcoast Air Quality Management District and other local agency(s) regulations/codes
- 5+ years of professional experience performing HSE compliance and permitting
- Ability to manage multiple facilities in Southern California, Louisiana, Kansas and Wyoming at any given time without losing focus on quality of work.
- Experience with working on-site at oil and gas facilities.
- Highly motivated to continue working in regulatory field and expand their knowledge and experience;
- Technical ability to develop permit applications and demonstrated ability to lead permitting projects
- Strong team working skill sets, able to work with team members who are remotely located.
- Problem solving and ability to progress work with minimal supervision
- Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills
- Strong conceptual and analytical skills with the ability to readily identify key issues and risks and develop strategies or recommendations for improvement.
- Self-sufficient, self-motivated and ability to work under pressure of deadlines
- Strong writing skills
- Excellent computer use skills required.
- Must be able to travel overnight and as needed.
- Possession of a valid California Driver’s License and State automobile insurance, and acceptable driving record substantiated by a DMV printout.
- Completion of a substance abuse screening upon offer of employment.
- Must be willing to travel up to 15% of the time.