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Regulatory Compliance Manager (Environmental)

Santa Clara, California, US
Closing date
Sep 24, 2023

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Regulatory Compliance Manager (Environmental)
Job Location: US Flexible with 50% Travel
Job Term: Full-time

The Opportunity
We are seeking an experienced Regulatory Compliance Manager with comprehensive knowledge of EPA test methods, performance specifications (PS), measurement technologies, workplace monitoring practices for toxic gases, industrial hygiene, air permitting, and the Clean Air Act (CAA). This position will support a variety of emissions monitoring system tasks such as overseeing relative accuracy test audits (RATA), stack test plans, emissions inventories, site specific QA/QC plans, and EPA electronic reporting systems. The ideal candidate will be responsible for providing expert guidance and support to our clients in maintaining compliance with environmental regulations through familiarity with the National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) and associated subparts.

Key Responsibilities:

    Provide consultation and guidance to clients on regulatory compliance related to air permit requirements for continuous emissions monitoring and performance testing, focusing on EPA test methods, performance specifications, measurement technologies, and fugitive emissions monitoring practices for toxic gases.
    Conduct comprehensive assessments of clients' facilities, operations, and processes to identify potential compliance risks and recommend appropriate mitigation measures.
    Develop and implement effective air permitting strategies, ensuring timely submission of monitoring plans, emissions reports, and modifications in accordance with regulatory requirements.
    Evaluate and interpret complex environmental regulations and standards under the Clean Air Act, National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP), and other relevant legislation, advising clients on best practices for monitoring compliance and continuous improvement.
    Develop and deliver customized training programs on industrial hygiene, environmental management systems, and other relevant topics to enhance clients' understanding and implementation of regulatory requirements.
    Assist clients in developing and implementing workplace monitoring programs for toxic gases, ensuring proper use of real-time monitoring systems and adherence to applicable regulations.
    Plan and manage relative accuracy test audits (RATA), stack test plans, and emissions inventories, ensuring accuracy and completeness of data.
    Assist clients in preparing and submitting reports to EPA systems such as the Compliance and Emissions Data Reporting Interface (CEDRI) on the Central Data Exchange (CDX), utilizing the Electronic Reporting Tool (ERT) and navigating the requirements of the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP).
    Conduct periodic compliance audits and inspections of emissions monitoring systems, providing detailed reports and recommendations for corrective actions.
    Collaborate with clients to develop and maintain positive working relationships with regulatory agencies, facilitating timely resolution of issues and fostering a culture of compliance.
    Monitor and analyze changes in environmental regulations, keeping clients informed and prepared for any potential impacts on their operations.
    Perform other duties as assigned, demonstrating flexibility and adaptability in a dynamic work environment.


      Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, Engineering, Industrial Hygiene, or a related field. A Master's degree is preferred.
      Minimum of 5 years of experience in environmental and air emissions compliance.
      Strong knowledge of federal, state, and local environmental regulations, including permitting processes and requirements.
      Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively present complex information to diverse audiences.
      Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen attention to detail.
      Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Database, and relevant environmental and project management software.
      Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Qualified Source Test Individual (QSTI), Professional Engineer (PE), Project Management Professional (PMP) or other relevant professional certification is a plus.
      Ability to travel as needed to support client engagements.


      The base salary range for this full-time position is $100,000 - $135,000. Your base salary and title will be determined based on the location, experience, qualification, skills, knowledge, level, and pay of employees in similar positions.

      We offer a comprehensive benefits package including:

        Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
        Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Health Savings Account (HSA) plans
        Life, Short-Term Disability, and Long-Term Disability Insurance
        Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
        Employee Referral Program
        Social events (summer picnic, holiday party, team lunches, etc.)
        On-site Health & Wellness programs (fitness challenges, outdoor bootcamp, flu-shots, etc.)

        About Picarro:

        Picarro, Inc. is the world's leading producer of greenhouse gas and optical stable isotope instruments, which are used in a wide variety of scientific and industrial applications, including: atmospheric science, air quality, greenhouse gas measurements, gas leak detection, food safety, hydrology, ecology, and more. The company's products are all designed and manufactured at Picarro's Santa Clara, California headquarters and exported to counries worldwide. Picarro's products are based on dozens of patents related to cavity ring-down spectroscopy (CRDS) technology. Picarro's solutions are unparallelled in their precision, ease of use, portability, and reliability.

        Honors awarded the Company include the World Economic Forum Technology Innovation Pioneer, IHS CERA Energy Innovation Pioneer, the U.S. Department of Energy Small Business of the Year, the TiE50 Winner and the Red Herring Global 100 Winner.

        All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, gender identity, social orientation, nor on the basis of disability. Posted positions are not open to third party recruiters/agencies and unsolicited resume submissions will be considered free referrals.

        If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact Picarro, Inc. at for assistance.


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