Lead Environmental Engineer - Dallas, TX


Dallas, TX, US, 75251

Delek US Holdings, Inc. is a diversified downstream energy company with assets in petroleum refining, logistics, renewable fuels and convenience store retailing.  The refining assets consist of refineries operated in Tyler and Big Spring, Texas, El Dorado, Arkansas and Krotz Springs, Louisiana with a combined nameplate crude throughput capacity of 302,000 barrels per day.


The logistics operations primarily consist of Delek Logistics Partners, LP.  Delek US Holdings, Inc.and its affiliates own approximately 63% (including the 2 percent general partner interest) of Delek Logistics Partners, LP.  Delek Logistics Partners, LP (NYSE:DKL) is a growth-oriented master limited partnership focused on owning and operating midstream energy infrastructure assets.


The convenience store retail business is the largest 7-Eleven licensee in the United States and operates approximately 300 convenience stores in central and west Texas and New Mexico.

Job Summary:

Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local regulations as well as the company’s policies and procedures related to environmental permitting and compliance. Acts as the liaison between environmental agencies and our Operations function for all environmental requirements.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Seeks opportunities to improve the company’s environmental permitting and compliance processes
  • Leads environmental permitting and compliance activities for the assigned facilities in coordination with the Operations function
  • Develops, seeks to improve, plans and executes the implementation strategies for environmental compliance policies, procedures, permits and regulations
  • Maintains advanced knowledge of applicable and developing regulations for applicable matters including the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Endangered Species Act and various state level regulations, conducts regulatory assessments and provides regulatory interpretations and guidance
  • Completes operational compliance reviews and supports the company’s environmental management systems
  • Oversees, reviews and recommends improvements for operational monitoring and data as required by environmental permits and regulations
  • Reviews and/or develops records required to demonstrate compliance with environmental requirements
  • Develops, reviews and submits various environmental reports as required by permits and regulations
  • Responds to and completes reporting for environmental release events
  • Ensures new and modified operations secure required permits and authorizations
  • Ensures appropriate corrective action is taken where compliance and management system gaps are identified
  • Acts as the primary contact for Environmental Agencies including coordination of agency inspections and follow-up activities
  • Develops and oversees environmental training and provides direction to employees according to established policies and management guidance
  • Performs other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization


Required Qualifications – Education, Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Engineering or a similar degree field
  • A minimum of 8 years related experience is required although employees typically have 10-20 years;
  • Advanced knowledge of applicable federal and state air and water quality regulations is required
  • Advanced mathematical, science, and analytical abilities with the capacity to identify trends
  • Proven leadership skills and ability to influence at a local level and across a broad organization 
  • Strong communication skills, interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships 
  • Advanced technical writing skills
  • Advanced computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office products, especially MS Excel
  • Experience with Environmental Management Systems
  • Ability to lead a team as well as work independently 


Preferred Qualifications – Education, Skills & Experience:

  • Occasional travel will be required.
  • Oil and gas industry experience required.
  • Experience with NM OCD and NM ED required.
  • Administering and using software and accessing domains that support environmental permitting and compliance.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, capability to organize and write plans, procedures and materials to communicate with senior leadership and operating units.
  • Adept using MS Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Vizio) and related tools (MSTeams, Sharepoint).


Work Environment/Physical Demands:

  • Ascend and descend storage tanks
  • Visit field locations of projects, operating units, and incident scenes
  • Position is based out of Dallas, TX and may require ~25% overnight travel
  • Safe operation of company passenger vehicles
  • Comply with the company’s drug & alcohol screening program

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.


It’s an exciting time to join Delek. We’re on a mission to attract, retain, and engage the best and brightest talent – those who are great team players and leaders who make it their first priority to serve. 

  • We are performance driven
  • We value a passion for excellence
  • We value teamwork
  • We value and reward hard work and dedication

Delek US offers the opportunity to provide you with more than a job – we want to help you build a career. 

Since our inception, our ability to hire the right people for the job has served us well, resulting in an impressive record of consistent growth and profitability. With more than 3,500 employees in nine states, we have brought together a diverse team of professionals passionate about investing their time and expertise in one of the most dynamic downstream energy companies in the market today. 

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Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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