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Director, Regulatory Compliance and Right of Way Management

Date: May 17, 2019

Location: TX:Dallas, TX - Texas, US, 75251

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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.



This position will be accountable for pipeline and terminal assets regulatory compliance subject matter expertise and consulting support for all DKL regulatory stakeholder. Lead and oversee all aspects of development, execution, and ongoing support of DKL Pipeline Compliance Programs, including Operations and Maintenance, Operator Qualification, Public Awareness, Damage Prevention, Control Room Management, Emergency Response, Drug and Alcohol and other related plans. The postion also oversees general management of pipeline ROW as well as land easement/encroachment agreements in collaboration with other company personnel.



  • Perform facility jurisdictional delineations, code interpretations, compliance audits, and process assessments to ensure effective and sustainable implementation of regulatory requirements are met
  • Serves as the direct interphase between DKL and regulatory agencies, Lead DKL preparation for PHMSA and state inspections, including providing guidance for any pre and post-inspection agency correspondence.
  • Enforcing compliance with pipeline safety regulations and Enterprise standards, procedures, and/or processes.
  • Analyse pending and upcoming changes to PHMSA & associated state pipeline safety regulations to ensure DKL is prepared for future compliance requirements. Develop and communicate impact summaries of future regulatory changes to DKL leadership.
  • Conduct training for DKL stakeholders and personnel on a variety of pipeline and terminals regulatory topics and compliance programs.
  • Assists in preparation for utility commission and EPA audits. Audits internal compliance; verifies that procedures, work practices, record keeping and reporting are followed, and meet regulatory requirements.
  • Maintaining required Federal, State and Company records and maintaining department databases to insure complete compliance.
  • Performing Field audits to aid field operations in the identification and remediation of possible compliance related findings.
  • Custodian and manger of T4, T4-C’s and other related permits for Texas Railroad Commission and Louisiana Department of Natural Resources and assisting with the preparation of documents related to Texas Railroad Commission and Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) audits.
  • Develops Department’s ROW renewal and rental payment books. Monitors and controls ROW maintenenance expenditures and provides projection reports
  • Provide guidance for the completion and submittal of required accident/incident reports, pipeline and terminal safety related condition reports and abnormal operating condition reports as requested.



  • Effective written and verbal communication skills and the ability to appropriately target communication to intended audience, ranging from leading presentations with all levels of a client’s organization to interactions and meetings with a variety of agency stakeholders.
  • Able to multi-task, manage priorities, meet deadlines, and travel on short notice
  • Drive for excellence and passion to succeed
  • Commitment to getting the job right the first time
  • Excellent thought leadership and strategy execution
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of Federal and State DOT Pipeline and Hazardous Materials regulations, including a working knowledge of the PHMSA referenced standards.




Minimum Required Education

  • Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or technical discipline from an accredited university


Minimum Required Experience

  • 15+ years' experience, preferabley within the oil and gas midestream industry

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.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Manager, Engineer, Consulting, Pipeline, Management, Engineering, Technology, Energy, Retail

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