Environmental Compliance Specialist
Company: Delta Western
Employment Type: Full Time
Job Category: Other
Publish Date: March 7, 2019
Company Description: Delta Western is the largest independent distributor of fuel and lubricants in Alaska. With the best customer service in the business, our company has become a household name in over 250 Alaskan communities. DWP travels waterways throughout Alaska to service some of the most remote communities in the state. The company safely navigates unique and challenging river and weather conditions. It is a lifeline to these locations, delivering a whole year’s supply of heating fuel, power generation fuel, unleaded gasoline, and lubricants. Lubricants are also distributed throughout the state from our distribution facilities, freight barge, and trucks on the Railbelt highway system. The company’s core belief is that safety is our first priority. Our Safety Management System includes continuous improvement, employee involvement at all levels, and aligning employee goals with company goals. DWP gives back to the communities it serves by supporting many charitable organizations, including donating $150,000 in scholarships for local high school students. Additionally, each of our remote sites supports charitable organizations through mentoring, volunteerism, and fundraising, making a personal difference in the communities they serve.
This position is responsible for supporting environmental regulatory compliance for Delta Western Petroleum which includes planning and implementing environmental policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal rules and regulations. This position may be required to fulfill the role of designated Qualified Individual (QI) for spill response.
Summary of Essential Job Functions
Develops and implements environmental programs, including, but not limited to, air quality, water, waste, hazardous chemicals, due diligent, underground storage tanks, spill prevention and response, and contaminated sites.
Engages within the environmental department and operations team in a positive way to continue to develop best practices in environmental compliance.
Effectively communicates with agency personnel, industry colleagues, and coworkers.
Develops and implements programmatic initiatives including the development of compliance summaries, forms, manuals, and electronic content.
Assists in the development and administration of environmental compliance system.
Able to prioritize and meet multiple overlapping deadlines.
Prepares regulatory plans, permits, and applications.
Develops, reviews, and edits facility specific plans.
Provides support to resolve/address environmental compliance matters including directing and training of staff, communication with agency personnel, and developing corrective actions.
Inspects facilities for environmental compliance.
Participates in environmental remediation projects, including: document retention, internal reporting, reviewing work plans and documents, and coordinating with third party contractors in compliance with State and Federal law. Oversee work of contractors with support and cooperation of internal business partners such as site managers, maintenance and operations teams.
Provides guidance to company personnel on potential or actual breaches of compliance regulations and recommends corrective or preventative actions.
Participates in industry meetings, conferences, and training. May be asked to sit on boards or committees of industry organizations.
This position requires travel to various locations throughout Alaska, and periodic travel to Seattle and other locations.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills, an ability to be resourceful and self-directed, an attention to detail, and ability to work in a team environment.
Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree (prefer Bachelor of Science or Engineering) and a minimum of 5 years of experience in environmental compliance or environmental consulting. A combination of education and experience may also be considered.