At Cheniere, we provide the world with safe, reliable energy. But more than that, we provide opportunities for our talented employees to impact their communities every day. Our diversity is key to our continued success and forges a path where our culture supports greater equity and inclusion for our employees, customers and beyond.
The Associate Administrator / Administrator, Environmental reports directly to the Environmental Supervisor and will support the Environmental Department. Under general supervision, the Administrator, Environmental supports programs and processes in support of Corpus Christ Liquefaction’s (CCL) environmental compliance strategies through emergency response efforts, sampling, solid waste and wastewater management, air permit compliance, and by providing support for other Environmental Department activities as assigned.
The Associate Administrator / Administrator, Environmental maintains a working knowledge of a wide variety of environmental regulations and issues.
The person in this role will be responsible for performing assigned environmental tasks to ensure efficient and accurate reporting, data gathering and compliance with Federal, State, and local regulatory requirements. Other duties may include assisting in auditing, providing technical advice to operations/maintenance, assisting in the preparation of presentations and technical reports, as well as interpretation of data.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES
- Serve as a resource and provide technical and field support to the Air, Waste and Water Compliance Programs.
- File and record environmental documents in the document management system and computer-based compliance software as needed and as directed.
- Assist the Environmental Staff with accomplishing various tasks related to ensuring environmental compliance including waste characterization, preparing, scheduling, and coordinating waste shipments, outfall monitoring routine inspections, routine air permit required inspections, stack testing, environmental documentation, and record auditing.
- Gather data and complete tasks necessary to prepare internal and external reports to ensure compliance with environmental regulations, permit conditions, site-specific conditions, requirements, policies, or other authorizing documents required by Federal, State, and local regulatory agencies.
- Collect water and waste samples as required and review analytical reports to ensure compliance with all Federal, State, and local environmental regulatory requirements.
- Support environmental inspections from Federal, State, and local agencies.
- Assist with the management of environmental files and programs at the LNG terminal. Document and report environmental conditions to the Environmental Coordinator or Supervisor as needed or as requested for environmental performance.
- Provide environmental representation, guidance and support to LNG Operations & Maintenance staff and onsite embedded contractors. Ensure continuous reporting and compliance documentation to the Environmental Coordinator.
- Support clean-up efforts involving minor spills. Perform initial response and notifications for incidents or releases, when assigned, including use of an IR camera.
- Participate in investigations of environmental incidents, and root cause analysis of environmental issues.
- Update Environmental Coordinator of any deviations or exceedances related to permit conditions, regulatory limits, or environmental performance. Seek continuous improvement in alignment with corporate and facility performance goals.
- Conduct data entry in Compliance Management System and assist in development and maintenance of other sustainability programs as requested.
- The duties and responsibilities described are not a comprehensive list and additional tasks may be assigned to the employee from time to time; or the scope of the job may change as necessitated by business demands.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
Possess a general understanding of LNG (or other cryogenic hydrocarbon liquids) transportation, storage, and processing. Familiarity with federal, state, and local agencies and applicable environmental laws, regulations, codes, standards, and permits required to construct and operate LNG terminals, including but not limited to: USACE, USFWS, USDOT, Clean Water Act, RCRA, EPCRA, SARA reporting, and SPCC. The Administrator should possess a general understanding of emergency response planning, techniques, and reporting.
- Strong leadership and administrative abilities are required of the Administrator
- Knowledge of air/water/waste reporting and management and/or have the ability to learn and obtain necessary skill/knowledge requirements within timeframe designated by management.
- Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
- Organized and able to manage multiple activities and programs timely and with a high degree of accuracy.
- Exceptional problem solving and analytical skills.
- Current knowledge of Federal, State, and local environmental laws, policies, and issues.
- Computer savvy, including Environmental Management Systems, Microsoft Office Suite consisting of Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Education, Training and Certifications:
- High School degree or GED required. Associate degree or higher preferred in Applied Science, Environmental Science, or other equivalent education or experience.
- Must be CPR, First Aid certified, or have the ability to obtain certification, and have knowledge of emergency procedures.
- Maintain valid Wastewater Certification to oversee sanitary system training and maintenance. Although HAZWOPER certification will not be a prerequisite job condition, it will be required within the initial training period following appointment to the Administrator, Environmental role.
Must maintain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential(TWIC) card in good standing status.
- Experience in environmental compliance, operations, maintenance, or safety in support of an LNG, gas processing, large natural gas pipeline facilities or other major petrochemical facility, preferred.
- Associate Administrator – Up to two (2) years of relevant experience required.
- Administrator – Two (2) – four (4) years of relevant experience required.
There are no direct reports. However, the Administrator, Environmental is considered a leading role model in setting the company’s environmental culture and developing similar environmental consciousness in all CCL employees.
FREEDOM TO ACT
The Administrator, Environmental has a moderate degree of aptitude in their field and requires moderate supervision. The Administrator, Environmental shall be empowered to recommend corrective actions as needed and will document the corrective actions employed that may have violated company policy or laws and regulations pursuant to facility regulatory requirements, permits or authorizations.
- Periodic Travel as business requires.
- 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.
- Must be able to board a ship via a gangway, climb to the top of a tank (200+ steps), scale vertical steel ladder up to forty feet or more in height, and lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee will work indoors and outdoors, and be exposed to year around weather conditions, ocean environment, noise, and process conditions.
- Specific vision abilities required include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
- Subject to drug and alcohol testing, per applicable federal regulations or as required by Cheniere.
ADA JOB REQUIREMENTS
Reasonable accommodations will be made to ensure that the essential functions of the job can be performed and not hinder the employee's performance due to physical or mental disability.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Cheniere Energy is an equal opportunity workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected categories. This includes providing reasonable accommodation if requested for disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.