Senior Environmental Specialist

Tesoro   •  

Anchorage, AK

Industry: Energy & Utilities


11 - 15 years

Posted 117 days ago

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Provides environmental support for the Andeavor Logistics operations in an assigned region (i.e. Alaska). Provides environmental compliance oversight and consultation for pipeline, terminal, storage, trucking, and rail operations. Provides technical and subject matter expertise in the areas of air, water, and waste compliance and permitting. Oversees regional environmental compliance and works closely with operations, engineering and project personnel to ensure that complex rules/regulations and requirements are understood and met.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Provides leadership, direction, and support and is accountable to ensure environmental programs and processes are compliant with applicable rules, regulations, and company policy.
  2. Provides quality support and guidance on complex regulatory issues and ensures that systems are in place to ensure that environmental compliance requirements are properly managed.
  3. Leads environmental reviews and serves as a key expert and driver on environmental permitting requirements. Supports process to ensure that environmental risks of new projects are understood and mitigated and provides routine status updates to stakeholders.
  4. Conducts routine field visits and leads the environmental self-auditing program in the region, providing feedback to personnel.
  5. Implements environmental programs and strategies consistent with annual performance goals and industry best practices.
  6. Develops and conducts environmental training and EDUCATION. Develops and shares best practices across the region and company and works to ensure that they environmental risks for the region are understood and that mitigation plans are in place.
  7. Serves as one of the principal incident investigators and helps manage the incident management program for the region.
  8. Serves as a liaison with regulators and represents Andeavor during agency interactions and inspections.



  • Minimum undergraduate degree in engineering, environmental, science or other related discipline required.


  • Minimum ten years of environmental experience in the petroleum industry. Midstream preferred.
  • Strong working knowledge of Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC) rules preferred.
  • Must be willing to travel up to 30% within the region.


  • Effective communication and negotiating skills and has regular interactions with a variety of stakeholders including federal, state and local government agencies and consultants/contractors.