Southwest Gas Corporation Operations Environmental Advisor (Administrator/Environmental) in Las Vegas, Nevada

The Administrator/Environmental provides environmental expertise and compliance oversight for the Company’s operating divisions and Paiute Pipeline. This position ensures all related environmental policies and procedures are implemented; serves as the primary liaison for environmental matters in each assigned division or Paiute Pipeline through coordination with division points of contact; facilitates local environmental training; facilitates local environmental compliance audits; and coordinates with Corporate Risk Management and Safety on environmental support of the division(s).

  • Serve as a division-based expert and liaison for environmental matters to ensure all related Company policies and procedures are implemented without gaps for each assigned division or Paiute Pipeline

  • Responsible for overseeing division or Paiute Pipeline environmental compliance activities related to both stationary facilities and linear pipeline facilities

  • Develop and/or implement performance based environmental compliance training plans to prepare and conduct local environmental training

  • Implement, coordinate and facilitate local internal and external environmental and compliance audits and serve as the local area environmental audit liaison

  • Coordinate with Corporate Safety and Risk Management, Internal Audit, and Operational Quality Assurance audit workgroups regarding environmental and compliance findings

  • Inform management of situations related to environmental requirements that could adversely affect the health and safety of employees or the public, or impact the Company

  • Maintain a working knowledge of the National Environmental Policy Act, the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act, the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-know Act, the OSHA, and other state and local environmental regulations

  • Develop and maintain local environmental compliance systems to ensure adherence with Company environmental policies and procedures

  • Provide oversight and consultation to the division(s) for environmental studies, investigations, and mitigation of construction and maintenance projects

  • Plan and coordinate the acquisition and compliance management of operational environmental permits and requirements including air, SPCC, and construction storm water

  • Facilitate and perform inspections of Company facilities, operational controls, and equipment to access and insure compliance with environmental policies, procedures, and regulations

  • Interpret government and local environmental regulations to assist in developing and maintaining new and existing Environmental Policies and Procedures sections of the Operations Manual

  • Provide and coordinate written correspondence with environmental agencies regarding projects, permitting, compliance, data requests, and audit results

  • Assess the acquisition, modification or disposal of existing structures to properly control environmental governance and liabilities

  • Ensure, oversee, and fulfill GHG data and information requests required to support federal, state and voluntary reporting

  • Ensure Company and division records provide and maintain demonstrable compliance

  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned

  • Regular and predictable attendance is a condition of employment and is an essential function of the job

There are clear precedents and practices which the incumbent uses to determine how this job is performed. This position requires six or more years of relevant utility, petroleum/chemical, or industrial environmental management and systems work experience. A related environmental, engineering, or science degree with significant subject matter expertise is desired. Previous supervisory experience is preferred, as is experience in compliance reporting and technical writing. Advanced computer skills and experience with government reporting systems, as well as a strong working knowledge of federal, state, and local environmental regulations is required.

Salary Range: $75,968 - $94,960

PAR: 2017-3308

External Posting End Date: 8/22/2017

Street: Southern Nevada

External Company Name: Southwest Gas Corporation

External Company URL: www.swgas.com

Position Information (Text Only): The Administrator/Environmental provides environmental expertise and compliance oversight for the Company’s operating divisions and Paiute Pipeline. This position ensures all related environmental policies and procedures are implemented; serves as the primary liaison for environmental matters in each assigned division or Paiute Pipeline through coordination with division points of contact; facilitates local environmental training; facilitates local environmental compliance audits; and coordinates with Corporate Risk Management and Safety on environmental support of the division(s).