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Oneok, Inc Supervisor - Environmental in Bushton, Kansas

#WeAreONEOK Fortune 500 company. 100+ years in business. Leading midstream service provider. Safety first. Sustainable operations. Environmentally responsible. Employee focused.


Job Profile Summary

Oversees employees providing environmental compliance support to ONEOK business segments and/or corporate programs. Facilitates compliance with environmental regulations and company procedures and guidelines. Provide planning and oversight to support ONEOK business segment and/or corporate programs pertaining to environmental compliance and implementing best management practices.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Partner with Operations to develop, analyze and implement programs to meet environmental compliance requirements and implement best management practices for ONEOK business segments

  • Oversee the management and retention of required ESH documentation

  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with regulatory agencies; maintain responses to agencies regarding alleged non-compliance and settlement negotiations. Review and approve permit applications and other submittals to regulatory agencies

  • Balance the interests of the company in maintaining compliance with environmental requirements

  • Research federal, state and local environmental regulations to ensure company personnel are adequately informed of regulatory changes

  • Maintain consistency between field and corporate regulatory interpretations through regular communication with corporate environmental staff

  • Evaluate compliance efforts of operations by participating in the Operations Compliance Audit Program

  • Offer guidance to business segment field operations and direction to outside consultants providing environmental support to business segment field operations.

  • Supervise and assist assigned Environmental Specialists, Environmental Engineers and contractors

  • Regular and reliable attendance is required in performance of job

  • Employee may be required to perform additional duties as assigned

  • Ensure environmental compliance staff is aware of emerging issues regarding environmental regulations and attend ESH related training applicable to each position


  • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Management, Environmental Science, Engineering, or Biology preferred, or an equivalent combination of formal education and the following job related experience:

Work Experience

  • Experience and thorough knowledge of environmental laws, regulations procedures and programs

  • Experience with and thorough knowledge of environmental programs including:

  • Clean Air Act / Title V compliance

  • Hazardous, non-hazardous and universal waste management

  • Clean Water Act (including SPCC, SWPPP and NPDES permits)

  • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) permitting and compliance requirements

  • Spill Management and Emergency Response (RMP and FRP)

  • Remediation site management

  • Pre-acquisition due diligence

  • Experience in use and function of office equipment including computers and applicable software including spreadsheets and documents

  • Experience in reading and interpreting regulations, legislation, policies, procedures, technical reports and agency correspondence

  • Experience in composing, compiling, and preparing reports, policies, procedures and correspondence applicable to position

  • Experience in interacting, advising and communicating with multiple levels of the organization effectively

  • Experience with leading and supervising technical support staff or contractors

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to: apply basic math, algebra and statistical formulas

  • Ability to: plan, influence and organize compliance efforts

  • Ability to: communicate and/or exchange written and verbal information; conduct oral presentations

Licenses and Certifications

  • Professional Engineer (PE) License preferred

  • Certification as a Registered Environmental Manager preferred

  • Certified Hazardous Materials Manager preferred

Strength Factor Rating - Physical Demands/Requirements

  • Sedentary Work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (Occasionally: activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) and/or a negligible amount of force frequently (Frequently: activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Strength Factor Description - Physical Demands/Requirements

  • Standing: Remaining on one's feet in an upright position at a work station without moving about (Occasionally)

  • Walking: Moving about on foot (Frequently)

  • Sitting: Remaining in a seated position (Constantly)

  • 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: (Occasionally)

  • Near Vision: Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less (Constantly)

  • Far Vision: Clarity of vision at 20 feet for more (Frequently)

  • Depth Perception: Three-dimensional vision; ability to judge distances and spatial relationships so as to see objects where and as they actually are (Frequently)

  • Vision: Color - The ability to identify and distinguish colors (Constantly)

Working Conditions/Environment

  • Employee is subject to inside environmental conditions

Working Conditions

  • Well lighted, climate controlled areas (Constantly)

  • Frequent repetitive motion (Constantly)

  • CRT (Computer Monitor(s)) (Constantly)


  • Travel to other locations and job sites out-of-doors 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​.


Expected Salary Range

$100,000.00 - $150,000.00

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.