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at TallGrass Energy

Posted: 10/7/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1500
Keywords: operations

Job Description

Operating across 11 states, Tallgrass is a growth-oriented midstream energy operator with transportation, storage, terminal, water, gathering and processing assets that serve some of the nation’s most prolific crude oil and natural gas basins.



We were named to Colorado’s Top Workplaces list for the past five consecutive years. Tallgrass strives to create an environment where all employees feel they are safe, respected, that their contributions are valued, have equal access to growth and development opportunities. Our Total Rewards Package is comprehensive and competitive - designed to meet the needs of our employees and their families. We offer our employees competitive base pay; an annual discretionary bonus; paid time off for vacation, sick time, holidays, birth or adoption of a child, serious illness, and bereavement; Health, Dental, and Vision insurance; a generous 401K savings plan; company-paid Life insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability insurance; Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts; Employee Assistance Programs; Identity Theft Protection; and Critical Illness and Accident insurance.





To manage and oversee air permitting and compliance activities of the Air Compliance Team in support of new projects and on-going operations of Tallgrass Energy facilities. In addition to management responsibilities, the Air Compliance Manager also works as an individual contributor on the Air Compliance Team.





•Plan, organize, coordinate, budget and manage timely applications for and issuance of required air permits.


•Manage air compliance requirements in a consistent and effective manner.


•Ensure that the Air Compliance Team is developing expertise, working well as a team, and managing Clean Air Act compliance consistently across the Company by providing coaching and developmental opportunities, mentoring, and by fostering collaboration.


•Conduct State and Federal regulatory applicability analyses.


•Frequently interact with regulatory agencies, consultants and operations personnel.


•Participate in industry activities, such as regulatory development stakeholder efforts.


•Act as the Company’s Subject Matter Expert for air compliance requirement questions.


•Conduct on-site verification and knowledge of oil- and gas-related equipment.


•Establish and maintain effective working relationship with engineering, operational and managerial staff.


•Provide technical support to operations staff to ensure compliance with the Clean Air Act and other related Federal and State air permitting requirements.


•Foster communication with the workforce to strengthen the importance of EHS objectives, policies and procedures.


•Maintain a comprehensive understanding of company EHS policies and procedures and applicable regulatory agency regulations, standards and guidelines.


•Address EHS matters by making recommendations based on knowledge of company practices and government regulations. If required, research information needs through corporate personnel, trade or government organizations.


•Foster a positive open work environment, systems approaches and disciplined execution of all assigned tasks.


•Manage personnel-related matters, including providing performance-based feedback, providing support and completing administrative paperwork as needed.


•Deal with a wide variety of people with tact, courtesy and professionalism.


•Speak clearly, both in person and by telephone, using a high level of verbal skills and listen carefully.


•Maintain a regular, dependable attendance and a consistently high level of performance.


•Will work non-traditional hours as needed.


•Maintain a high regard for personal safety, for the safety of company assets and employees, and the general public.


•Other daily, weekly, monthly or special project duties as identified and defined.


•Other duties as assigned.











•Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Engineering or a related discipline.





•A minimum of ten (10) years direct and active work experience with air permitting and compliance in the oil and gas industry.


•A minimum of two (2) years’ experience with direct people management.


•Working knowledge of the Clean Air Act and State regulations where Tallgrass assets are operated.


•Previous experience in successfully interacting with Federal, State and local agency officials related to air permitting authorizations.


•Intermediate proficiency level in MS Office applications that may include but are not limited to Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook.





•Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and a driving record satisfactory to the Company and its insurers (for travel).





•Strong technical, communication, and interpersonal skills.


•Excellent project management and multi-tasking skills required.


•Attention to detail and high-quality organizational skills.


•Must have ability to successfully perform the required and expected duties with minimal supervision.


•Must be able to perform all essential and marginal functions of the job.


•Must be able to work with a team, take direction from management, adhere to required work schedules, focus attention on details, and follow work rules.


 •Ability to successfully perform multiple tasks with strict deadlines.


•Ability to organize and prioritize daily work.


•Job level commensurate with experience and skill sets; position will be filled depending on qualifications, experience and skill sets of the successful candidate.





All of the physical requirements listed below are those that may be necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


•Sitting; standing; walking or moving throughout facility; driving; talking; seeing (specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus); hearing; feeling; bending or stooping; squatting or crouching; reaching; kneeling; pushing; pulling; lifting up to 25 lbs.


•Minimal safety hazards; general office working conditions.


•Must be able to sit for prolonged periods of time.


•The employee is regularly required to use hands to type, touch, handle, or feel. The employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk and climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.





•Occasional overnight travel may be required.


•Required to carry a cell phone and be available to respond during working and non-working hours.


•The successful candidate will be required to clear a drug screen and a complete background check, including credit report for certain positions, after an offer has been extended and prior to being employed.








PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATIONS, COMPETENCIES, SKILLS, & ABILITIES (above the minimum requirements; not required but advantageous in this position):


•Advanced degree from an accredited institution in Engineering, Business, or a related discipline.





The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This position may perform other duties as assigned.



Tallgrass Energy, LP is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, citizenship status, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status. EOE/M/F/D/V