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Environmental Specialist III

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Date: Jul 5, 2017

Location: Charlottesville, VA, US, 22901

Company: Williams

Environmental Specialist III
ReqID: 87182
Number of Openings: 1.0
Location: Charlottesville, Virginia 22901
Operating Area/Functional Area: Engineering Services


Bring your energy to ours. Help us become the premier provider of large-scale natural gas infrastructure in the United States. We take our environmental responsibilities seriously and are fully committed to the protection of our neighbors, the environment and our assets. This commitment extends to every office and asset where we operate.  We need your expertise to serve as a change leader, educator, advocate, consultant and mentor as part of our organizational safety culture.
Hear from our employees on why they chose a career at Williams:


This position is responsible for environmental compliance activities in support of multiple facilities engaged in natural gas transportation.  Likewise, this position is responsible for managing and performing construction and post-construction compliance activities for expansion and maintenance projects in the Atlantic Gulf Operating Area, Charlottesville Division. 




  • Analyze environmental regulatory requirements and develop management plans for compliance.
  • Manage the environmental inspection and post-construction compliance programs for capital expansion and large maintenance projects within the Division.  This includes developing scopes of work for environmental contractors, managing environmental contractors and contracts, tracking costs & schedule of environmental components of project and communicating project status to project teams on a routine basis.
  • Inspect and advise construction management with regard to construction procedures, mitigation techniques, inspection records and training to ensure compliance with environment requirements prescribed in laws, regulations, and company policies and procedures for facilities and pipelines.
  • Provide technical support and guidance to field environmental inspectors and coordinate resolution of potentially non-compliant situations; Provide oversight and direction to post construction monitoring team.
  • Serve as liaison to Federal State and local regulatory agencies during active and post-construction tasks.  Providing response, direction and expertise to address environmental emergencies such as reportable releases in order to minimize impacts to the environment as required.
  • Provide technical support, in both field and office environments, to the company's environmental regulatory review processes and compliance with environmental programs.
  • Lead permit review discussions at Construction Kick off meetings with project teams and contractors.
  • Follow and develop Company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and process workflows with regard to permitting and compliance tasks.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • College degree and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Preferred degrees in Environmental Science, Natural Resources, Biology, Geology or Engineering.
  • Four years previous experience in environmental permitting and compliance, EHS, oil and gas operations or related role.  Direct oil and gas experience preferred.
  • Functional/Technical knowledge and skills in the principal environmental areas of Stormwater Management, Erosion and Sedimentation, Stream/Wetland Permitting/Compliance, Water and/or Waste.
  • Proficient use of PC based applications (MS Word, Excel, Internet and databases) is required.
  • Knowledge of Federal and State environmental laws and regulations as they apply to the natural gas industry.
  • Strong administrative, organizational and oral/written communication skills.   



Regular/Temporary Assignment: R
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
FLSA Status: E
Shift: N-Not Applicable
Percent of Travel: Up to 50%
Relocation Offered: Yes

Williams is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected under applicable discrimination law.

Nearest Major Market: Charlottesville
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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