HES Specialist – Air Permitting & Compliance, Bakersfield, CA California, US

date: Mar 13, 2019

location: Bakersfield, CA California, US

Chevron is one of the world’s leading energy companies, with approximately 60,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources, including biofuels and geothermal energy.

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of HES Specialist – Air Permitting & Compliance located in Bakersfield, CA through April 03, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).

Requsition ID#398520


This position leads and/or supports Air Permitting and Compliance by collaborating with other Chevron HES Specialist, internal stakeholders and business partners.

Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

  • This SJVBU position is responsible for preparing permit applications for the local air district (APCD); obtaining permits and variances from local air regulatory agencies; submittal of breakdown/deviation reports to local regulatory agencies; and maintaining compliance with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Title V permits.
  • The individual interacts with internal stakeholders (e.g., field HES, operations, asset development, facilities engineering) to provide guidance regarding compliance with new existing air rules and help resolve compliance issues.
  • The position represents Chevron with external stakeholders (APCD, WSPA, etc.) and develops maintains working relationships with agency personnel. The individual also participates in agency rulemaking and supports Chevron’s air advocacy efforts.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science/Engineering or Equivalent
  • 2 plus years of air permitting/regulatory experience.
  • Experience in California air permitting is strongly preferred, especially Monterey Bay or the San Joaquin Valley.
  • Strong working knowledge of air quality, including BACT, NSR, Title V, Air Toxics, and various APCD rules; strong knowledge and familiarity with oilfield operations and equipment. Experience with legislative and regulatory advocacy and permit compliance a plus.
  • Computer skills including data management and all Microsoft Office-based applications; Ability to analyze data information and make recommendations and establish a path forward; Strong organization and time management skills; Ability to continually evaluate existing processes and implement improvement opportunities.
  • Effectively communicates to all levels of the organization, business partners, and regulatory agencies; Strong presentation skills; Capable of simplifying complex information to be easily understood; Facilitation skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment, add value quality to the team, and positively influence team dynamics.

Relocation Options:
Relocation may be considered within Chevron parameters.
International Considerations:
Expatriate assignments will not be considered.

Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.

Regulatory Disclosure for US Positions: 

Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation. 

Chevron participates in E-Verify in certain locations as required by law.
Nearest Major Market: Bakersfield

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