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Air Permitting & Regulatory Group Lead

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Date: Sep 16, 2022

Location: Deer Park, TX, US, 77536

Company: Lubrizol Corporation


The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company serving customers in more than 100 countries. We own and operate manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Through our global sales and manufacturing networks, we are able to deliver the products and services our customers need, where and when they need them.



We currently have the following opportunity for an Air Permitting & Regulatory Group Lead in the HSES (Health, Safety, Environmental, and Security) Department at our Texas Plants Facilities (Deer Park, TX).   



Assure that the Texas Plant facilities are in compliance with the environmental air rules and regulations of environmental agencies. 

  • Prepare permits and calculations for NSR, Title V, Pollution Control Permits and Permits By Rule; knowledge of air dispersion modeling (MERA).  Must have strong Texas permitting skills.
  • Train operating personnel on permit and regulatory requirements
  • Collaborate with unit operating personnel, engineering and environmental SMEs on projects and improvements
  • Supervise at least one Environmental Engineer
  • Provide oversight and direction for environmental compliance at the Texas Plants facilities
  • Responsible for ensuring Air Compliance for multiple operating units and some multi-media responsibilities (water, wastewater/waste/LDAR)
  • Interpret and implement state and federal regulations as well as compliance programs at the unit and site levels
  • Lead TCEQ and EPA audits and investigations
  • Strong experience and working knowledge of emission event regulations and reporting requirements to regulatory agencies; participate in on call responsibilities providing support for the plant
  • HRVOC and NOX Cap and Trade Program experience
  • Support Emission Inventory and Toxic Release Inventory reporting and OPS Info Environmental Management Systems
  • Complete regulatory reports as required (NSR, Title V, NSPS, NESHAP, MACT, Cap and Trade Program); MON federal reporting responsibilities; potentially some multi-media reports including Discharge Monitoring Reports (DMR) and SARA Tier 2.
  • Perform field walkthroughs and support HSES responsibilities
  • Participate in on call responsibilities providing support for the plant
  • Other duties as identified


Skills, Qualifications, Experience, Special Physical Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in a Chemical Engineering is preferred.  Will consider a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering or Science
  • At least 2 years of chemical plant experience with a focus on air permitting and compliance
  • 5 - 10 years of direct environmental permitting and compliance experience
  • Strong experience and working knowledge base of Texas air state permitting and state regulatory requirements and federal environmental regulations related to SOCMI and chemical sector applicable regulations (Title V/MSS/NSPS/NESHAP/MACT/30 TAC 101 through 122/LDAR)
  • At least 3 years supervisory experience leading TX air permitting and regulatory teams preferred
  • Strong experience and working knowledge of emission event regulations and reporting requirements to regulatory agencies
  • Must possess strong Microsoft Excel and database skills specifically, Microsoft suite and overall computer skills
  • Experience with data management information systems preferably, but not limited to OPS Info, LeakDas, SAP and Pi Process Book
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a plant environment and wear required PPE


 Considered a Plus

  • Experience in chemical batch processing
  • Multi-media environmental knowledge including TPDES permitting, waster regulations, wastewater regulations, Discharge Monitoring Reporting (DMR), Toxic Release Inventory (TRI), SARA Tier 2, and Emission Inventory



While headquartered in the United States, Lubrizol is truly a global specialty chemical company.  We have a major presence in five global regions and do business in more than 100 countries. Our corporate culture ensures that Lubrizol is one company throughout the world, but you will find each region is a unique place to work, live and play.


Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic or trait protected by federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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