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Environmental Specialist at HollyFrontier Corporation

Posted in Compliance 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full Time
Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma

Job Description:

HollyFrontier Tulsa Refinery is looking for an experienced Environment Spoecialist. This successful candidate will conduct environmental assignments and duties for the Environmental Department under minimal supervision. Thet will also direct or lead the work of others from time-to-time.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: (functions considered essential as defined by ADA)

* Ensures compliance with federal and state environmental regulations and permits for solid waste, hazardous materials, wastewater and drinking water systems/operations and/or air quality

* May interface with operation departments to communicate and define their role in compliance efforts

* May interface with regulatory agencies to ensure the understanding of, and compliance with, all applicable environmental regulations and requirements

* May monitor and coordinate the packaging, transport and disposal of hazardous materials and non-hazardous wastes in compliance with regulations

* May monitor and coordinate the testing and reporting of wastewater, storm water, and hydro test water in compliance with regulations and permits

* May manage the performance of air quality related work efforts which include the oversight of NSPS, MACT, EI, NSR, and Title V programs

* May prepare reports pursuant to a consent decree and various permit conditions with respect to EPCRA, CERCLA and TSCA

* May prepare permit applications and works with POTW on non-compliance discharges

* May assist with the technical oversight on groundwater and soil contamination issues

* May oversee budgeting costs associated with air quality compliance and contractor/consultant work products

* May coordinate routine modeling and tracking of anti-backsliding provisions of the fuels toxic baseline and related fuels regulations

Special assignments or tasks assigned to the employee by their supervisor, as determined from time to time in their sole and complete discretion


A minimum of eight years of job-related processing experience required. Some assignments may require at least five years of air quality experience with the majority of the experience being in a refinery setting.


Experience in oil refining processes preferred.


A minimum of a Bachelor s Degree in an environmental sciences or related field is required.


Ability to lead and train a small group of employees in a Technical Expert capacity. Special training in hazardous waste regulations and DOT Hazmat Shipping, and a Certification in OSHA Hazmat and Method 9 Opacity may be required depending on assignment. Strong communication skills and good technical writing skills. Advanced working knowledge of environmental air quality regulations required depending on assignment. Ability to perform emissions calculations preferably with a practical understanding of refinery processing programs. Ability to understand and interpret environmental regulations. Advanced understanding of oil refining processes (process flow diagrams/mechanical flow sheets, chemical phase separations, and reactions). Ability to effectively communicate with others, both written and verbal communication, advanced level reading and writing skills, ability to perform complex mathematical calculations.


Familiarity with community right-to-know and risk management rules and/or experience with fuels compliance preferred. Strong time management and organizational skills preferred.


May lead the work of others. Responsible for overseeing contractors within the facility.


Office and plant based with travel required up to 25% of the time by land or air. Petroleum refinery, warehouse/plant environment including but not limited to chemicals, pressure vessels, tanks, and rotating equipment. Required to work in all temperatures including outdoors. Subject to varying road and weather conditions.


Job conditions require standing, walking, sitting, twisting, stooping, couching, kneeling, working in confined spaces, talking or hearing, making visual inspections, making precise hand and finger movements, reaching or grasping, lifting and/or carrying up to 50lbs, pushing and/or pulling up to 50lbs, climbing up to 200ft, ability to operate and drive all assigned company vehicles at company standard insurance rates is essential (inability to maintain standard insurance rates is grounds for dismissal), valid state driver s license and proof of insurance required, perceiving color differences, ability to wear personal protective equipment (beards not permitted), and strenuous physical activity.


Our primary values at HollyFrontier are: We put health and safety first; We care about the environment.

All HollyFrontier employees are expected to work safely every day and be safety & environmental leaders. This includes active participation in the following:

* Stops and/or reports any unsafe work or conditions

* Follows safety & environmental policies and procedures

* Supports safety & environmental goals and initiatives

* Participates in safety & environmental meetings, training, emergency drills and hazard recognition programs

* Reports all accidents, injuries and near misses, and participates in associated investigations

* Participates in industrial hygiene, medical surveillance and behavior based safety programs