Environmental Water Advisor @ PBF Energy

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Job Description:


  • Stewards LPDES compliance including, but not limited to the following:
  • Reviews and revises the LPDES permit
  • Negotiates draft LPDES permit requirements with the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ)
  • Coordinates LPDES permit public hearings
  • Completes monthly DMR, which includes Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QAQC) of data
  • Maintains the Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan in both documentation and field verifications
  • Performs periodic audits to verify compliance
  • Stewards environmental performance in water area to management
  • Participates in HSE training for new supervisors and refinery unit personnel
  • Evaluates proposed rule changes and new rules for compliance and overall impact to the refinery, communicates requirements, and develops/implements training
  • Maintains the SPCC Program including plan revisions and communicates plan requirements
  • Stewards ICP as it relates to water requirements
  • Assists in regulatory and corporate audits as needed
  • Develops, implements, and maintains procedures in support of regulatory programs
  • Supports other environmental programs, including Title V for the Wastewater Treatment Plant (Toxchem model) and TRI reporting.
  • Serves as the Offsites Environmental Coordinator which includes multimedia assistance, regulatory compliance support, Management of Change (MOC) review, and Wastewater Treatment Plant operations assistance as necessary
  • Interacts with agency regulators, industry groups, and other networks to foster site compliance
  • Provides regulatory guidance/permitting assistance related to excavation activities, including but not limited to, requirements related to the following:
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 and 14 (also known as section 408) of the Rivers and Harbors Acts
  • Louisiana Department of Natural Resources Office of Coastal Management (OCM)
  • LDEQ for Water Quality Certification
  • Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA)
  • Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East (SLFPA)



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Civil, Chemical, Environmental) or Environmental Science
  • Minimum of five years of experience in the environmental industry (refinery experience is preferred)
  • Sets high standards for safety, integrity, and operational excellence
  • Demonstrated leadership ability with strong organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of LPDES, SPCC, and SWPPP requirements and capable of analyzing and evaluating rule changes for compliance
  • Superior professional written and verbal communication/interpersonal skills is a must
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Demonstrates and accepts personal accountability for quality of work
  • Uses measured risk approach and risk-value analysis methods in all business decisions


Preferred Knowledge & Experience

  • Participation in Management of Change work processes
  • Participation in circuit and industry networking
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written), including good PC skills (network, email, word processing, spreadsheets, and databases)
  • Ability to manage a large workload and changing priorities
  • Strong understanding of risk based decision making, risk assessments, and available tools and resources
  • Familiarity with industry process safety and environment regulations, work practices, and compliance strategies as well as knowledge of basic refinery processes, reliability principles, refining economics and basic budgeting and scheduling

Experience Level: Mid-Senior
Work From: Onsite

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