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Date: Aug 17, 2017

Location: Tulsa, OK, US, 74172

Company: Williams

Regulatory Compliance Specialist
ReqID: 87983
Number of Openings: 1.0
Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma 74172
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:


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), WILSOP, SIP and the coordination of 3rd party contracted EHS audits, and performance of target reviews on  This is accomplished through leading 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 will participate in the development and performance of Safety and Operational Discipline internal targeted design and compliance reviews.   



  • 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.
  • Participate in the development and maintenance of effective assessment protocols and test programs.
  • Participate in Tier 1, 2, and 3 Management System assessments and targeted reviews for the organization.
  • Participate in the development of Risk Assessment process for EH&S Assurance process.
  • Developing, monitoring, and reporting on the results of internal reviews and assurance 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.
  • Participating in non-routine internal assessments in response to management concerns for internally or externally discovered non-compliance issues.
  • 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
  • Requires 5+ years’ experience in the energy industry, predominantly with a broad emphasis on natural gas gathering, processing and transmission, LPG Pipelines and offshore production transmission preferred.
  • Experience in the EHS functional areas, such as environmental, process safety or DOT, is preferred.
  • 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.
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate at various levels across organizational boundaries, and influence others without hierarchical authority.
  • Critical thinking, problem solving, listening and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to manage 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