Environmental Engineer – Deer Park, TX

Website shell Shell Corporation

Texas, United States of America
Job Family Group:

Health Safety Environment and Security
Worker Type:

Posting Start Date:

July 13, 2021
Business unit:

Experience Level:

Experienced Professionals
Job Description:

Where you fit in?

The position has site-wide programmatic scope and influences Shell personnel, contractors and incident investigation teams.  There are no direct reports, and minimal discretionary spend authority associated with the position.  The Environmental Engineer provides air, water and waste regulatory support for compliance and permitting, program development, agency interface and reporting for Shell Deer Park. This position helps deploy site environmental compliance processes and actively engages all levels of the workforce across the Operations, Maintenance, and Projects teams to enable continuous improvement. The role will report to Refinery or Chemical Compliance Assurance Supervisor.

What’s the role?

This position provides regulatory and compliance environmental support to Shell Deer Park. The position support unit environmental engineers in delivering regulatory and company environmental training and applies requirements across multiple process units.  The position educates and partners with plant personnel, community members and regulators to create and implement innovative solutions to achieve extraordinary environmental performance.


Provides hands-on environmental support to plant personnel across the Deer Park site including regulatory and Shell Group standardsMonitor site performance against permit and other regulatory requirements and identify opportunities to continuously improveCommunicate and ensure alignment with process units on permit and compliance requirements.Performs emissions calculations and understands the impact of various operating conditions onemissions.Be an environmental focal point for environmental guidance, communications, and questions for the operating and maintenance organizationSupport senior environmental engineers in preparing agency incident reports, maintenance notifications, periodic reports, and enforcement responses for agency submittalSupport the environmental department in reviewing and updating departmental databases for completeness and accuracyParticipates in 24 hour on-call rotation to determine reportable quantity releases and report incidences to appropriate regulatory agencies within required timeframes.Interacts with external regulatory agencies and auditors.Provides turnaround support by preparing environmental impact statements and ensuring environmental issues are adequately addressedCreates, develops and implements projects, programs, and assigned initiatives with support from Senior Environmental EngineersDevelop and implement operator environmental tools to proactively monitor complianceAssist unit environmental engineers in evaluating environmental incidents, which includes calculations, ranking, and classifying all emission eventsSupport preparation and maintenance of agency documents such as air permits, emission reports, incident reports, variance petitions and other surveysPerforms emissions calculations and understands the impact of various operating conditions on emissionsAssists in the selection of air pollution control technology for new or modified equipmentUnderstands management systems and works with operations, maintenance and engineering teams to deliver programs that fulfill requirements and deliver performance resultsReviews, interprets, and clarifies regulatory and legal requirements applicable to Deer Park, and takes initiative to ensure site programs comply with requirementsAssists in the delivery of environmental training to address regulatory and Shell Group standards, site environmental policies, programs and proceduresAnalyzes site environmental data and trends, communicates results, and recommends interventions to improve performanceConducts field reviews, audits and investigationsAssesses change in method of operation or modifications for environmental regulatory impacts, i.e. NNSR.Respond to agency enforcement actions by providing quality information in a timely manner.Manages change within assigned process areas in accordance with site and department procedures.Monitors, tracks, updates environmental incidences within the site tracking systemsSupports unit environmental engineers in implementing process unit environmental testing requirements and coordinates all activities related to source testing as required. Performs assigned air, water and waste environmental tasksSupports some emissions calculations for emissions events, emissions inventory, TRI inventory, and rule, MSS and permit compliance, etc.Participates in spill, release, and emissions event/incident investigations as assignedParticipates in agency inspections/investigations/audits and assists with preparing responses as assigned.Assist water engineer with NPDES/TPDES regulations, permitting, and compliance and preparing monthly DMRs; groundwater remediation rules and activities; and, drinking water rules and regulationsSupport waste engineer in RCRA, DOT, and TX waste regulations, permitting, and compliance; preparing waste profiles, waste manifests and annual waste summary reports; and sampling/testing, characterization/classification, and disposal of all wasteAssist senior environmental engineers in managing, reviewing, and summarizing data associated with internal and external reportingResponsible for any environmental tasks that may be assigned to manage environmental department workload and site environmental compliance

Skills & Requirements

What we need from you –

Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or SciencesMinimum of five (5) years’ experience in Environmental within a petrochemical or refining manufacturing facility.Experience in interpreting and implementing environmental regulatory requirementsExperience with obtaining or renewing operating permits (ie. CAA, NPDES,PSD, NSR, Title V)Experience in directly interfacing with state or federal regulatory agenciesDegree required: BS in Engineering or SciencesExperience in directly interfacing with state or federal regulatory agencies.The candidate should also have excellent verbal and written communication skills and possess the ability to work independently and collaboratively.Good interpersonal skills and a high degree of work organization are expected. Proven capability to learn and understand complex requirements.Language(s) Needed:  Must have excellent verbal and written skills in English

Company description 

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with about 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries. We aim to meet the world’s growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible.  We have expertise in exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals.

As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards of performance and ethical behaviors. We are judged by how we act and how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people. Our Business Principles are based on these. They promote trust, openness, teamwork and professionalism, as well as pride in what we do and how we conduct business.

Building on our core values, we aspire to sustain a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels respected and valued, from our employees to our customers and partners. A diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment are vital to our success, leading to greater innovation and better energy solutions.

An innovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.

Shell Oil Company, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, has reached an agreement for the sale of its interest in Deer Park Refining Limited Partnership, a 50-50 joint venture between Shell Oil Company and P.M.I. Norteamerica, S.A. De C.V. (a subsidiary of Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex). The transaction will transfer Shell’s interest in the partnership, and therefore full ownership of the refinery, to Pemex, subject

to regulatory approvals. Employees assigned to the Refinery assets in scope for divestment will be offered employment by Pemex with effect upon closing in accordance with the transaction. The transaction is expected to close in Q4 2021.


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