CONSOL Energy Air Quality Engineer in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
The position is responsible for evaluating and presenting information regarding emissions from proposed processes and equipment on well sites, in addition to other environmental engineering services for upstream oil and gas projects. Position will evaluate pre-construction air quality permit requirements and manage/prepare applications and documentation for exemption from permitting requirements, or serve as a permitting project manager over consultants completing the work. Work closely with Operations personnel as well as other groups (Compliance, Production, and Planning). Interact with various regulatory agencies. Internal and external coordination of site engineering and environmental planning is required. Air quality permitting needs would be primarily PA, WV and OH. The PA operating region currently encompasses Greene, Washington, Allegheny, Westmoreland and Indiana counties. The WV operating region currently encompasses several counties in northwest WV. And Ohio permitting would primarily be Noble and Monroe counties. Location of position is CNX’s headquarters in Canonsburg, PA.
Complete air operating permit applications, emissions calculations, air quality computer modeling, project management, and technical report writing for upstream facilities and sites. Work collaboratively with engineering, vendors, subcontractors in support of project needs related to air permitting and compliance issues; and perform QA/QC of 3rd party work. Determine Federal and State air permitting and regulatory requirements for upstream oil and gas operations projects in PA, WV, and OH. Calculate air emissions from natural gas processes, evaluate emissions, and provide suggestions for strategic control technologies. Interpret proposed and current air regulations and implement processes to address. Manage large quantities of environmental data, and develop efficient and accurate tools and work processes. Travel between the above referenced operating areas will be required. Travel between other CNX offices will be required as well. Effectively maintain file archives, checklists, spreadsheets and agency approvals. Coordinate and monitor purchase orders for consultant work. Ensure that all projects and processes are in compliance with all external laws and regulations, as well as all internal policies. This includes safety training of consultants under the permitting group’s oversight. Monitor and report all levels of permit status in relation to operational schedules. Maintain high level of work quality while adhering to tight timelines and dynamic schedules. Responsible for making sure submissions and work products are standardized with other applications. Ensure the quality and completeness of any regulatory submissions. Work with various internal employees, outside contractors and state and local regulatory agencies to ensure that all questions and information requests are satisfied in an effective and timely manner. Ensure that all established Sarbanes Oxley Key Controls and internal policies and procedures governing the permitting function are strictly followed.
A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is preferred. 2-5 years of Oil and gas air permitting/compliance or engineering related experience preferred. Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint. Experience in Oil & Gas air permit application submission to state and federal environmental agencies. (SIP, Title V, PSD, CAA, NSPS, NESHAPS, NAAQS) Ability to manage multiple activities/tasks in a high pace environment. Candidates must be highly self-motivated, possess a strong work ethic, be able to interact with internal/external resources, have excellent organizational skills and must promote a positive company image to all outside agencies.
- Air Quality Engineer