Air Quality Specialist

Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc. • Denver, CO 80208

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description

Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc., an independent oil and gas company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and production of oil and associated liquids is currently searching for an Air Quality Specialist.

Summary of Position

The position under supervision is responsible for maintaining and improving environmental compliance programs, assisting with obtaining air quality permitting and approvals, and assisting with developing environmental best management practices to support E&P development and operations. This position is responsible for providing technical support to engineering and operations departments and the development of records management systems, agency reporting and will assist with environmental evaluations and assessments.

General Job Responsibilities

* Assists with the determination of federal and state air quality regulatory applicability and the development of strategies and systems for compliance.

* Assist with development of internal air quality data management systems and compliance tracking programs as needed.

* Assist with Evaluates air emissions control technologies (BACT and LAER).

* Assists with environmental compliance audits.

* Assist field environmental and operational teams with implementation, execution and oversight of air quality programs and procedures.

* Assist with preparation, submittal and maintenance of environmental reports to regulatory agencies and management.

* Assist with development and presentation of environmental compliance and pollution prevention training programs including working with operations to development best management practices necessary for regulatory compliance.

* Basic liaison between company operations and agencies.

* Review proposed actions by regulatory agencies to determine impact on company operations, keep abreast of changing rules, and stay current with industry practices.

* Coordinate with EHS staff and other departments to provide input or review where necessary in the well and gathering system development process to ensure compliance with applicable air quality regulatory and permitting requirements.

* Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all other company departments.

* Effectively communicate as needed to meet expected operational goals at all levels in the organization, with strong oral and written skills and willingness to share information.

* Provide a strong service mentality with a collaborative and flexible style.

* Provide input into the planning necessary to be forward looking for the company.

* A leader in safe operating practices and ensures compliance with BCEI EHS&RC requirements.

* Assure all work performed adheres to BCEI standards.

* Attend seminars and training as necessary in order stay informed on federal, state and local air quality requirements.

Specific Job Responsibilities

* Assists with preparation of air quality permit applications including but not limited to: New Source Review applications, Prevention of Significant Deterioration/Non-Attainment permit applications, Title V operating permits, compliance reports, registrations and other plans for approval.

* Calculates air emissions and prepares air emissions inventories including criteria, HAP and GHG reporting.

* Assists with air emissions control technologies (BACT and LAER) evaluations.

* Interact with state and federal regulators on permit development and approval process

* Interact with state and federal regulators on facility inspection and records requests.

* Assist with preparation, development and QA/QC of compliance monitoring reports and compliance related submittals.

* Travel to the field office in Evans, Colorado when necessary

Education, Experience and Skills

* Bachelor's Degree in Sciences or higher

* Two to 4 years of handson air quality permitting and compliance experience with Oil and Gas industry.

* Knowledge of federal and state air quality programs applicable to oil and gas industry, specific experience with Colorado regulations, permitting and nonattainment rules, NSPS, and Mandatory Reporting Rule for Greenhouse Gasses.

* Strong interpersonal and written communication, organization and analytical skills.

* Basic computer software and database management skills including familiarity with air emission modeling (Promax, VMGSim, E&P Tanks, Tanks 4.09d and Glycalc).

* Strong ability to work in a consultative manner with every level of internal/external staff/contacts.

* Ability to meet deadlines and advance multiple projects concurrently

* Ability to travel to various field office locations as needed

* Knowledge of relevant computer applications such as; Microsoft Office Suite, and Ecocion (ACTS) is preferred

* Must possess the ability to translate environmental regulations and permit and plan requirements into understandable compliance guidance

* Must be detail oriented, a team player with excellent communication, analytical, organizational and time management skills.

* Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

* Must be able to pass a drug and criminal background check.

We pride ourselves in our strong employee base. We are committed to hiring candidates that value a strong work ethic, have a great attitude, and are flexible team players. We offer a great company culture as well as industry competitive pay and benefits. If you possess these qualities and experience, please apply online at our careers page at or contact Lynn Essig, HR Administrator,

Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.


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