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Reg Compliance Specialist Sr

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Date: Mar 26, 2018

Location: Tulsa, OK, US, 74103

Company: Williams

Reg Compliance Specialist Sr
ReqID: 96724
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma 74103
Operating Area/Functional Area: Safety & Ops Discipline

Bring your energy to ours. Help us become the premier provider of large-scale natural gas infrastructure in the United States. We take the welfare of our people seriously and are fully committed to the health and safety of our workforce. 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:

Regulatory Compliance Specialist Sr (Technical)


The Regulatory Compliance Specialist is accountable for helping provide positive assurance to the organization for the level of execution and implementation of the Williams Integrated Management System (WIMS) as well as performing internally led PSM reviews and facilitating 3rd party contracted EHS audits. This is accomplished through assessing levels of performance, benchmarking, analyzing and identifying continuous improvement opportunities of the WIMS standards, processes, procedures and practices.  This position will help ensure that Williams is meeting or exceeding internal and external requirements.  Additionally, position is accountable for the development and performance of Safety and Operational Discipline internal targeted design and compliance reviews. 


Responsibilities may include but are not necessarily limited to the following activities:

  • Identifying organizational risks and trends; making local and Williams’s recommendations commensurate with the level of risk or applicability.
  • Work with a professional team in a collaborative and productive manner.
  • Build effective relationships within the Operating Areas.
  • Presenting organizational learnings and recommendations to the senior and the Operating Area Leadership Teams.
  • Facilitating the development and maintenance of effective assessment protocols and test plans.
  • Leading and managing Management System assessments for the organization.
  • Developing, monitoring, and reporting on the results of assessments.
    Using assessment findings to connect top performing units with lower performing units to enhance organizational performance.
  • Executing prioritized assessment plans, including communication of the plans to all levels of the organization.
  • Leading and managing non-routine internal assessments in response to management concerns for internally or externally discovered non-compliance issues.
  • Engaging and managing third party consultants to conduct audits and/or completing other assessment activities.
  • Acting as the internal Subject Matter Expert (SME) on the Management System requirements.
  • Monitoring regulatory and/or industry physical risk consensus standards activities and other appropriate sources and, where applicable, identifying or developing Williams positions on such activities.


  • Bachelors’ degree required (or equivalent experience in related field) with disciplines in Engineering, Industrial Safety, or other technical discipline from accredited college or university required.
  • Requires 10+ years of experience in the energy industry, with demonstrated engineering and technical experience supporting natural gas gathering, processing and transmission, LPG Pipelines and offshore production transmission.
  • Strong experience with the application of Process Safety Management programs/requirements
  • Experience in the EHS functional areas, such as environmental, employee safety, pipeline safety, and asset integrity is required.
  • Experience with quality management or other assessment/assurance programs is desired.
  • General knowledge concerning industry codes, standards, and practices as well as regulatory requirements is desired.
  • Broad general knowledge of Williams’ financial procedures and practices, economic evaluation, organizational strategies and personnel management practices preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and collaborate at various levels across organizational boundaries, and influence others without hierarchical authority.
  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving, listening and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong project management skills and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work independently with a high level of initiative
  • Strong skills with Microsoft business products, e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.


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: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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