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Chevron Corporation Senior Environmental Specialist, Air in Covington, Louisiana

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position Senior Environmental Specialist, Air through 04/04/2023 at 11:59 p.m. (CST).

The Senior Environmental Specialist, Air will be responsible for regulatory compliance for Corporate and EPA GHG reporting, MACC Champion, BOEM air permitting and compliance, and state air permitting and compliance (LDEQ-Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality) for offshore and onshore locations.

The role requires effective engagement and relationships (e.g., Operations, Wells, Major Capital Projects, HSE, regulators, etc.).

The selected candidate will support the GOMBU Operations and Wells organizations, providing situational analysis and guidance as it pertains to air compliance and reporting, and the Major Capital Projects organization by providing input into designs for air emissions. As the MACC Champion, lead the GOM Carbon Intensity Management team’s efforts to reduce carbon intensity and methane emissions.

The successful candidate must be able to understand, interpret, and implement complex regulations. This position also requires the skills to manage multiple tasks concurrently; to critically and accurately evaluate an issue, pro-actively review available information, identify assumptions, risks, and uncertainties, and make recommendations to management. Participates where required to support OE assurance process by providing environmental SME knowledge for building and maintaining compliance register of environmental requirements.

This position will also represent Chevron on the Offshore Operators Committee, Air Workgroup, which negotiates regulatory and permitting updates with regulators (BOEM/BSEE, LDEQ, EPA) and stewards industry wide studies.Member of the Environmental Unit for Oil Spill Drills and Responses.

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

  • Regulatory compliance for Corporate and EPA GHG reporting

  • MACC Champion

  • BOEM air permitting and compliance

  • State air permitting and compliance (LDEQ-Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality) for offshore and onshore locations

  • Represent Chevron on the Offshore Operators Committee, Air Workgroup

Required Qualifications:

  • 10 years’ experience in Air/GHG, demonstrated knowledge and experience in air emissions estimation, EPA GHG and regulatory reporting, state/federal air permitting, and regulatory liaison.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Science.

  • Mastery of the English language is required.

  • Experience with developing efficient and accurate compliance assurance tools and work processes.

  • Experience with managing large quantities of environmental data; proficiency with Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Lower Carbon: GHG Marginal Abatement Cost Curve; Methane Detection and Product Carbon Footprint

  • Communication Skills: Excellent oral and written skills to effectively convey technical issues to a wide range of stakeholders.

  • Able to negotiate complex regulatory and permitting issues with regulators and communicate outcomes to management.

  • Time Management and Organization: Able to regularly prioritize multiple and competing work deliverables; create time-bound project plans and execute with excellence; able to keep files organized and in good working order

  • Problem-Solving: Able to quickly and accurately assess a problem, identifying vulnerabilities, uncertainties, and opportunities; develop and recommend plans/solutions for problems with uncertainties, risks, and competing business values.

Special Considerations:

  • This position requires that the successful candidate has completed or is able to complete the offshore helicopter underwater evacuation training (HUET) and fitness for duty requirements.

Relocation Options:

Relocation may be considered.

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

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Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breast-feeding and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability (including medical condition), military or veteran status, political preference, marital status, citizenship, genetic information or other status protected by law or regulation.

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Chevron Corporation is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies. Through its subsidiaries that conduct business worldwide, the company is involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry. Chevron explores for, produces and transports crude oil and natural gas; refines, markets and distributes transportation fuels and lubricants; manufactures and sells petrochemicals and additives; generates power; and develops and deploys technologies that enhance business value in every aspect of the company's operations. Chevron is based in San Ramon, Calif. More information about Chevron is available at

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.