Environmental Technician

Medford, Oklahoma, US
Apr 28, 2021
May 09, 2021
Climate Change
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
#WeAreONEOK -* *Fortune 500 company. 100+ years in business. Leading midstream service provider. Safety first. Sustainable operations. Environmentally responsible. Employee focused.
We are on the hunt for a diverse group of talented, high-caliber employees to join our team. ONEOK is recognized as an employer of choice in the natural gas and natural gas liquids industry and offers competitive pay; professional development; excellent benefits; a strong commitment to safety; community engagement; and a caring, inclusive work culture.
Job Profile Summary
Provides technical environmental compliance services to one or more operating facilities.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
- Understands environmental and health and safety regulations and performs work compliant with applicable regulations for all field work
- Oversees contract personnel that perform environmental compliance work to ensure they provide quality work in a timely manner. Makes selection decisions regarding contract personnel and provides feedback to contractor management regarding work performance
- Compiles environmental data and calculates estimated emissions by applying environmental science principles
- Monitors, coordinates support of and responds to spills, releases and emergencies related to the spill or release of materials within plant and field operating areas. Coordinates activities related to initial response to a spill or release (including regulatory notifications where applicable) through the clean-up phase
- Interfaces with management, employees, customers, contractors and regulatory agencies regarding technical matters related to all phases of spill or releases and cleanup operations
- Collects environmental samples and prepares samples for laboratory shipment. Reviews laboratory reports to determine appropriate waste characterizations. Facilitates waste shipments
- Assesses water pollutants by collecting and analyzing water samples from process water and industrial waste water
- Maintains environmental records and assists in preparing regulatory and corporate reports
- Conducts site inspections related to SWPPP, SPCC, RCRA and other regulatory or corporate requirements. Prepares inspection reports
- Communicates and trains site personnel and contractors on regulatory requirements
- Operates analysis equipment, such as pH meters, chemical analyzers, and air emissions monitoring equipment
- Operates a fork lift or man-lift as needed
- Orders environmental supplies
- Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
- Maintains a good reputation of the organization by complying with legal and corporate requirements
- Keeps up professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies
- Associate's Degree in environmental, natural science, or engineering-related field with previous experience in environmental compliance, or an equivalent combination of formal education plus the following job related experience:
Work Experience
- Experience in use and function of office equipment including computers and applicable software, including Microsoft Word and Excel
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Ability to: apply math and algebraic formulas
- Ability to: interact, advise, and communicate effectively
- Ability to: pay attention to detail
- Ability to: appropriately interpret and implement environmental requirements
- Ability to: communicate and/or exchange information or instructions and conduct oral presentations
- Ability to: work well with field employees
- Ability to: operate tools and equipment required
- Ability to: conduct work in a man-lift or other elevated locations
Licenses and Certifications
- None required
Strength Factor Rating - Physical Demands/Requirements
- Heavy Work - Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Medium Work.
Strength Factor Description - Physical Demands/Requirements
- Standing: Remaining on one's feet in an upright position at a work station without moving about (Frequently)
- Walking: Moving about on foot (Frequently)
- Sitting: Remaining in a seated position (Occasionally)
- Lifting: Raising or lowering an object from one level to another (includes upward pulling) (Occasionally)
- Carrying: Transporting an object, usually holding it in the hands or arms, or on the shoulder (Occasionally)
- Pushing: Exerting force upon an object so that the object moves away from the force (Occasionally)
- Pulling: Exerting force upon an object so that the object moves toward the force (includes jerking) (Occasionally)
- Climbing: Ladders, Stairs (Occasionally)
- Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling (Occasionally)
- Stooping: Bending the body downward and forward by bending the spine at the waist (Occasionally)
- Kneeling: Bending the legs at the knees to come to rest on the knee or knees (Occasionally)
- Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending the legs and spine (Occasionally)
- Crawling: Moving about on the hands and arms in any direction (Occasionally)
- Reaching: Extending hands and arms in any direction (Constantly)
- Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with the hand or hands (Manual Dexterity) (Constantly)
- Fingering: Picking, pinching or otherwise working with the fingers primarily (Finger Dexterity) (Constantly)
- Feeling: Perceiving such attributes of objects/materials as size, shape, temperature, texture, movement or pulsation by receptors in the skin, particularly those of the finger tips (Constantly)
- Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas/information by means of the spoken word (Frequently)
- Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sound by the ear (Frequently)
- Tasting/Smelling: (Constantly)
- Near Vision: Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less (Constantly)
- Far Vision: Clarity of vision at 20 feet for more (Constantly)
- Depth Perception: Three-dimensional vision; ability to judge distances and spatial relationships so as to see objects where and as they actually are (Constantly)
- Vision: Color - The ability to identify and distinguish colors (Constantly)
Working Conditions/Environment
- Employee is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions
Working Conditions
- Well lighted, climate controlled areas (Frequently)
- Outdoor weather conditions (Frequently)
- Wet or humid conditions (not weather related) (Frequently)
- Extreme cold (not weather related) (Frequently)
- Extreme heat (not weather related) (Frequently)
- Dust, fumes, gases (Frequently)
- Moving mechanical parts (Frequently)
- Potential electric shock (Frequently)
- Prolonged exposure to vibration (Frequently)
- High pitched noises/loud noises (Frequently)
- Unprotected heights (Frequently)
- Frequent repetitive motion (Constantly)
- CRT (Computer Monitor(s)) (Constantly)
- Travel to other locations and job sites required
- Based on assigned tasks, employee may be assigned a company vehicle requiring the applicable driver's license
ONEOK is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, national origin, gender identity, disability, military/veteran status, genetic information or any other categories protected by applicable law.
The job description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills required for the job and is subject to review and change at any time, with or without notice, in accordance with the needs of ONEOK.
ONEOK is committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request an accommodation email HRSolutions@ONEOK.com or call 1-855-663-6547?.
ONEOK is a leading midstream service provider and owns one of the nation's premier natural gas liquids systems, connecting NGL supply in the Mid-Continent, Permian and Rocky Mountain regions with key market centers and an extensive network of natural gas gathering, processing, storage and transportation assets.