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Environmental Air Compliance Engineer

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Date: Sep 20, 2022

Location: Deer Park, TX, US, 77536 Pasadena, TX, US, 77507-1397

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.


Environmental Air Compliance Engineer


We currently have the following opportunity for an Environmental Air Compliance Engineer 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 rules and regulations from local, state and federal agencies

  • Responsible for all aspects of air permitting and compliance of multiple operating units and potential multi-media responsibilities (e.g. coordination with water/wastewater, waste, LDAR teams)
  • Interpret and implement state and federal regulations as well as compliance programs at the unit and site levels
  • Support air permit team in the preparation of permits and calculations for NSR, Title V, Pollution Control Permits and Permits By Rule
  • Provide guidance and advice to assigned units during MOC process to ensure compliance with air permit special conditions, MAERT limits and regulations
  • Integrate new permit and regulatory changes across assigned units
  • Coordinate periodic stack testing at assigned unit(s) to meet regulatory requirements
  • Support Emission Inventory/Toxic Release Inventory reporting and opsInfo Environmental Management System
  • Lead responses to TCEQ and EPA audits and investigations including follow-up responses and actions.
  • Review incidents, calculate emissions, and document information required for emission event documentation and reporting; Report events as required to regulatory agencies
  • Train operating personnel on permit and regulatory requirements
  • Complete regulatory reports as required (NSR, Title V, NSPS, NESHAP, MACT, Cap and Trade Program); MON federal reporting responsibilities; potentially support some multi-media reports including Discharge Monitoring Reports (DMR) and SARA Tier 2
  • Perform field walkthroughs and support HSES responsibilities
  • Collaborate with unit operational personnel on projects and improvements
  • Responsibilities include on-call and emergency support for the plant
  • Other duties as identified


Skills, Qualifications, Experience, Special Physical Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering is preferred.  Will consider a bachelor’s degree in other Engineering specialties as well
  • At least 3 years of chemical plant experience with a focus on air compliance
  • 5+ years of direct environmental permitting and regulatory 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/MON/30 TAC 101 through 122/LDAR/New Source Review)
  • Strong experience and working knowledge of emission event regulations and reporting requirements to regulatory agencies
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Must possess strong Microsoft Excel specifically, Microsoft suite and overall computer skills
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a plant environment and wear required PPE


Considered A Plus:

  • Experience with data management information systems including but not limited to opsInfo, LeakDas, SAP and Pi Process Book
  • Experience in chemical batch processing
  • HRVOC and NOX Cap and Trade Program experience
  • Knowledge of air dispersion modeling and MERA.



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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