Sr. Environmental Specialist

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Location Nederland, TX, USA
Sector HSE
Hours 40 hrs/week
Working model Office based
English Dutch

The Senior Environmental Specialist position is responsible for supporting compliance with Federal, State, and Local environmental regulations related to air, water, and waste materials.  Routine responsibilities include reviewing environmental compliance data, managing the site’s waste program, compiling emission event data for reporting, identifying non-compliance issues, and developing/implementing corrective actions.


Your scope of responsibility


  • Conduct environmental training for plant personnel and correspond with State and Federal regulators.
  • Manage all aspects of Air, Water, and Waste Programs.
  • Review Daily Environmental Reports from DCS.  Document any abnormalities as potential Title V Deviations.
  • Manage  Stormwater and Wastewater Systems
  • Manage overall compliance with all Hazardous and Non-hazardous waste regulations.
  • Continues to update HSEQ knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.
  • Interact with local, state, and federal environmental agencies as required, including the preparation of permits and applications, waste generator registrations, regulatory plans, reporting, inspections, and notifications.
  • Provide the necessary written reports to local, state, and federal agencies at the required frequency.
  • Assist other HSEQ personnel in the preparation of monthly/semi-annual/annual reports.
  • Update and lead environmental training programs.
  • Act ethically and with integrity in every function.
  • Follow all relevant company policies and procedures.
  • Assists other Departments and other administrative personnel as necessary.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.


What you bring to OCI


Education, Experience, and/or Training

  • Ten (10) years or more of related experience and/or training preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Computer skills—the ability to update spreadsheet programs, as well as working with e-mail at a highly proficient level. Experience with SAP preferred.
  • Teamwork—the position requires working well in a team environment and being able to work with a diverse group of people.
  • Customer service—the position must be able to manage difficult client/client situations, respond promptly to client needs, as well as respond to requests for service and assistance.
  • Dependability—the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction, and solicits feedback to improve performance.
  • Quantity—meets productivity standards and completes work in a timely manner.
  • Problem solving—the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Critical Thinking—ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
  • Planning/organizing—the individual prioritizes and plans work activities and uses time efficiently.
  • Adaptability—the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and can deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  • Confidential—the position requires discretion because their role will frequently involve them with sensitive compliance situations.



  • Ability to lift 20 lbs. occasionally.
  • Ability to operate a forklift, company truck, and/or utility cart.
  • Ability to climb stairs.
  • Ability to be on his/her feet for an 8-hour workday.
  • Ability to effectively communicate through various means required.

About OCI

Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, OCI N.V. is a leading global producer and distributor of ammonia, fertilizers and methanol products providing fertilizers, lower carbon fuels, and chemical feedstocks to agricultural, transportation, and industrial customers around the world.

We are the largest hydrogen producer and consumer in the Netherlands. We are proud of our long history of reducing our emissions and throughout the whole world sustainable projects are being developed.

OCI operates facilities in Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, and the US and distributes its products worldwide.

Our nitrogen fertilizers are essential for global food security, our fuel solutions help decarbonize road transport and the maritime sector and our chemical products end up in thousands of everyday products. We have approximately 4,100 employees. The company is publicly traded on the Euronext in Amsterdam.