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Date: Feb 17, 2018

Location: McPherson, KS, US, 67460

Company: Williams

Environmental Specialist IV
ReqID: 94803
Number of Openings: 1
Location: McPherson, Kansas 67460
Operating Area/Functional Area: West

Bring your energy to ours. Help us become the premier provider of large-scale natural gas infrastructure in America. 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.
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Job Summary

Provides Williams’ Conway, KS (Mid Continent Frac and Storage, LLC) – West Operating Area (OA) with on-going Air Quality and Environmental regulatory and compliance support.  Performs analytical, technical and general duties associated with the development, execution, and programmatic maintenance of the OA’s regulatory permitting and compliance responsibilities.    


Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides on-going support to the Conway Asset with air quality compliance program management, including but not limited to:   air permit recordkeeping, developing and submitting regulatory reports, assisting with air permit applications, conducting regulatory review and generating reports of issues and metrics;
  • Maintain  environmental management system tasks and Manage compliance information using Williams’s environmental and operational data management systems;
  • Perform data gathering in preparation for regulatory inspections and permit application development;
  • Perform environmental compliance audits, due diligence investigations and causal investigations;
  • Assist with negotiation of appropriate permit terms and conditions with regulatory agencies
  • Track, schedule and manage compliance testing and reporting efforts;
  • Prepare reports and presentations for internal customers such as management, leadership meetings, EHS Meetings, etc.;
  • Prepare and track environmental expenditures against budgets and process environmental invoices;
  • Prepare and present environmental compliance procedures and training materials to the OA;
  • Other General Environmental duties may be required, as assigned by the supervisor;
  • This position includes regular travel to field facilities in the OA, as well as occasional trips to state agency offices;
  • The successful candidate will be expected to work closely with other Environmental Services staff, Operations staff, Engineering and Construction and environmental consultants to maintain and distribute data and documents related to permitting, compliance, and company performance metrics.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

This position will be filled at a level commensurate with the qualifications of the selected candidate.


  • Bachelor’s degree in an scientific, engineering or equivalent technical field required;
  • The candidate should possess a minimum of 8-10 year’s recent and directly related experience;
  • This position requires a motivated, hard-working, team player with attention to detail, ability to develop effective solutions to highly complex issues and possess strong organizational, people and communication skills.
  • The candidate must be able to assess environmental risk, provide recommendation(s) as to the appropriate course of action to address such risk and participate in the implementation of the approved course of action, including development of required regulatory documentation,
  • The candidate will be required to provide information to supervisors, co-workers and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail or in person;
  • The candidate must be able to work and communicate effectively with all levels of co-workers, clients, contractors and regulators;
  • The candidate should have a Fundamental knowledge of the Clean Air Act regulations and applicable New Source Performance Standards, National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants, Greenhouse Gas Reporting, and state specific requirements;
  • Fundamental knowledge of RCRA, EPCRA, SPCC, NPDES, OSHA, NFPA and corresponding State regulations is preferred;
  • Demonstration of fundamental computer knowledge through effective use of a personal computer including Microsoft Office applications;
  • Demonstration of fundamental knowledge through effective use of emissions modeling software, including but not limited to: US EPA TANKS 4.0.9d, E&P Tanks, GRI Glycalc & BR&E Promax,  The ability to learn company specific applications is also required;
  • Optical Gas Imaging certification is preferred; and
  • Experience with air pollution modeling or screening software is a plus.

Regular/Temporary Assignment: R
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
FLSA Status: E
Shift: N-Not Applicable
Percent of Travel: Up to 25%
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.

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