Environmental and Regulatory Advisor

Suncor - Commerce City, Colorado

Job Description Back

Job ID 32815

  • Assist in the administration of environmental compliance programs, which include the leak detection and repair (LDAR) program, and the benzene waste operations NESHAP (BWON) program
  • Assist with investigation of excursions, and prepare of compliance reports
  • Prepare, analyze and maintain records
  • Work with a variety of personnel, including professional staff, operational and mechanical union employees, regulatory personnel, and public interest groups
  • With support of senior staff, represent our Suncor Energy U.S.A. businesses before local, state and federal agencies, as well as public groups
  • Participate in corporate support activities as needed
  • Assist in studies, analyses, interpretations, and give recommendations and conclusions relating to assigned projects
  • Use industry contacts as an information source; keep current with industry technologies and trends

Required Qualifications


Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Five years of relevant environmental experience in consulting or direct industry operations
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Science
  • A confirmed ability to positively handle conflict and influence decisions at multiple levels of the organization
  • Excellent collaboration skills that enable you to build strong and positive relationships with diverse groups
  • Flawless verbal and written communication skills in order to facilitate internal and external communication regarding complex regulatory and process-related topics
  • Alignment with our values

Preference for:

  • Petroleum refinery experience with a strong background in industrial operations
  • Database experience, preferably in Guideware
  • Experience with specific environmental programs such as LDAR and/or BWON
  • Experience with environmental data management systems
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Projects)
  • General familiarity with a broad range of environmental regulatory requirements
  • The ability to remain organized and work efficiently and prioritize multiple tasks/request from diverse groups of people

Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other important information:

  • You will work out of our Denver Refinery Business Center, located at 5455 Brighton Blvd
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday, with the potential for extended work hours based on business needs
  • You thrive in a dynamic environment and will experience short periods of high stress levels due to the wide variety of issues, short deadlines, frequently changing priorities, and interaction with business, regulatory, and public entities that may require attention at a time

Preferred Qualifications


Company Description


Suncor Energy (U.S.A.) Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Suncor, a leading integrated energy company based in Alberta, Canada with a business portfolio that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing.

Suncor’s downstream business operates four refineries including the Commerce City refinery, the only petroleum refinery in the area and one of the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. Our global presence offers rewarding opportunities for you to learn, contribute, and grow in a variety of career-building positions. We live by the value of safety above all else – do it safely, or don’t do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our mission, vision and values.

As part of Suncor's team, you'll contribute to the ongoing success of Colorado’s only refinery - one with a solid track record of growth, a focus on safety and sustainability and tremendous potential for the future. And you'll have the opportunity to learn from experts in the industry and build on your skills every day.

We want you to have a job that will fit your life - as well as opportunities to learn and challenge yourself or mentor others. Plus, Suncor offers a flexible employee package that can be adjusted to suit the changing needs of your life, including:

  • Competitive base salary, compensation programs and an annual incentive program
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Rewarding pension and savings plans

Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    Jan 5, 2020
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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