Environmental Engineer – Title V

As a California company that accounts for about 25% of the state’s oil production, Aera holds the values of Californians: we strive to innovate, we celebrate productivity and advocate for the preservation of our beautiful state. The oil we produce enables millions of Californians to travel to work every day, allows businesses to grow and thrive, and helps California-grown food to arrive at dinner.

Aera is looking for candidates who want to be a part of something bigger than themselves-authentic individuals who believe in having a career that makes a meaningful impact on our company and the world.

We are looking for the brightest minds and boldest spirits; people with a passion for learning, growing, and continuously improving and innovating. We want individuals who live our values each and every day and will help us power great todays and better tomorrows.

 What you will be doing

  • Prepare air permitting applications for submittal to the San Joaquin Valley, Ventura, and Monterey Bay Air Pollution Control Districts.
  • Assist with the preparation of annual emission inventories (NOx, ROG, CO, SOx, and PM10) for all Aera assets for submittal to appropriate agencies.
  • Oversee compliance and prepare necessary submittals pursuant to the AB2588 Air Toxics “Hot Spots” program. Submittals will include Air Toxics Emissions Inventory Plans, Air Toxics Emissions Inventory Reports, and health risk assessments as requested.
  • Provide compliance support to field EHS professionals. Duties will include interpreting regulations, establishing compliance procedures, and standardizing compliance processes across Aera.
  • Participate in internal compliance audits.
  • Track new and emerging regulatory changes. Determine impacts of proposed regulatory actions and communicate within organization. Suggest modifications to improve regulatory proposal, including submittal of comments.
  • Prepare required compliance submittals, such as annual reports required by 40 CFR Part 60, Subpart OOOOa and the California Oil and Gas Methane Regulation.

Required Skills

To be successful in our culture; individuals must be

  • Authentic by being genuine and real; combining candor with care. Staying true and committed to Aera and the community.
  • Resilient by recognizing that change is constant. The ability to persevere and excel in the face of adversity by turning challenges into opportunities.
  • Accountable to yourself, others, and the community in which we live, work, and operate.
  • Innovative by having a passion for learning and relentless commitment to improvement.
  • Collaborative by respecting and celebrating differences and recognizing the power of uniqueness.

What skills, knowledge and abilities do you need to be successful in this critical role

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • Ability to read and interpret Federal, State and local regulations primarily focused on air quality and greenhouse gases.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
  • Able to apply environmental principles as required for job
  • Able to periodically work in an outdoor field environment
  • Able to wear personal protective equipment when required

Required Experience

  • 3-5 years of experience strongly preferred
  • CAPP Certification

Equal Employment Opportunity

We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees’ differences, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or Veteran status. Different makes us better.