Environmental Air Engineer

Alvin, TX 77512

Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Function: Engineering Job ID:: 131008

Job Description

Environmental Engineer 


  • Achieve regulatory and corporate requirements, site and corporate procedure development, self-auditing and drive sustainable compliance.
  • Engage and interface with regulatory agencies, prepare required documentation and reports.
  • Review environmental regulations and determine applicability and strategic path forward.
  • Obtain all necessary Environmental permits to enable the site’s growth projects to proceed as needed to meet its Business Plan.
  • Communicate environmental issues with Environmental team and Site Leadership.
  • Identify the key Environmental Risks for the site and cooperate with the Environmental team and Site Leadership to develop a multi-functional plan to address risks annually.
  • Network and work cross-functionally with Operating Units, Technology, Engineering, Maintenance and Training organizations and translate problems/solutions directly into the stakeholders’ frame of reference, including the ability to influence without authority.
  • Develop and deliver environmental training. 


  • Actively engage in site environmental issues, projects, and programs and drive continuous improvement with EPA and TCEQ air quality regulations, including 30 TAC 115, NSPS, NESHAP, MACT, etc.
  • Provide support for developing permit applications (Title V and NSR), amendments (Title V and NSR), permits-by-rule (PBRs) and permit exemptions.
  • Obtain or renew environmental permits from regulatory agencies (EPA and TCEQ).
  • Track key compliance metrics and implement systems to improve performance.
  • Maintain environmental management systems to comply with permits and air regulations.
  • Prepare and submitting emissions events, semiannual Title V deviation reports, periodic reports, etc.
  • Manage regulatory agency inspections, inquiries, and reports in accordance with company and regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure the site’s air quality regulatory requirements are completed in a timely manner.  Maintain environmental compliance with all current Federal, State and local standards and understand future possible regulatory changes in EPA and TCEQ legislation that may be impacted by environmental performance and minimize/mitigate risk.
  • Provide leadership on environmental incident and near miss prevention, root cause analysis and behavioral modification to drive a learning organization.
  • Drive continuous development of environmental knowledge and skills among employees onsite, along with implementation of systems and processes to drive efficiency and improved performance in environmental.
  • Provide input annually to update the 5-year strategic plan and a focused current year plan for environmental issues.
  • Drive a sustainable culture of excellence in environmental by fostering leadership commitment, and the engagement of employees and contractors to take responsibility for themselves and others.
  • Ensure environmental processes are robust and strong across the site.
  • Maintain a favorable image with communities, regulatory agencies and other companies through active involvement with the TCEQ, EPA, TCC and associations with neighboring facilities.
  • Lead or participate in environmental audits at the plant and other.
  • Assist other media compliance and other program activities as needed.


  • Environmental Air Team Leader


  • Bachelor of Science or higher degree in Engineering, Sciences or related technical discipline
  • Minimum of 3 years post graduate experience in air quality compliance within the chemical/petrochemicalmanufacturing facilities or refining industries
  • Environmental compliance consulting experience within chemical/petrochemical manufacturing facilities, or related industries
  • Experience with State of Texas and Federal operating permits, including PBRs, NSR, Title V and amendments.


Meet The Recruiter

Caitlin Spellings
Senior IT/Engineering Recruiter

Since I joined the Burnett Specialists team in 2014, I've placed numerous candidates in various roles and gained a reputation for exceptional skills in identifying and recruiting top talent. Providing a positive experience for both candidates and clients is my top priority.

I'm passionate about recruiting and building long-lasting relationships with my clients. My attention to detail, exceptional communication skills, and ability to understand clients' needs have qualified me to become a trusted and respected IT and engineering recruiter.

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