Requisition #: 170000HS


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.

Scope of Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure important environmental issues and accomplishments are communicated to NGL leadership

  • Work with the NGL environmental team to manage third-party environmental costs and identify ways to reduce future cost while maintaining environmental compliance

  • Provide technical support and leadership on complex environmental compliance issues and ensure the right resources are involved to best address the issues in a way that meets all stakeholder expectations

  • Maintain strong working relationships with local NGL leadership at each Kansas and Oklahoma NGL Frac & Storage Facility

  • Represent ONEOK when interacting with local, state and federal environmental agencies

  • Identify important initiatives for improving environmental programs and compliance systems

  • Focus on development and retention of the NGL environmental team

  • 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:

  • 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

  • Application of basic math, algebra and statistical formulas.

  • 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.

  • Demonstrated ability to plan, influence and organize compliance efforts.

  • Experience with leading and supervising technical support staff or contractors.

  • Demonstrated ability to read and write fluently in English.


  • Certification as a Registered Environmental Manager, Certified Hazardous Materials Manager, Professional Engineer or equivalent preferred.

  • Applicable driver’s license. Requires travel to company offices and job sites.

Physical Requirements

  • Mobility to travel in and around office facilities and around job sites out-of-doors.

Communication Requirements

  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management, staff and employees.

  • Ability to conduct oral presentation as required.

Visual Requirements

  • Sufficient to perform job duties.

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.

We are 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 or call 1-855-663-6547​