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Sr. Environmental Engineer


Pasadena, TX, US, 77507

Req ID:  79657
Facility:  Bayport Po-130
Department:  BAMS Environmental
Division:  Americas Manufacturing


LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road, and ensuring the safe and effective functionality in electronics and appliances. LyondellBasell sells products into more than 100 countries and is the world's largest producer of polypropylene compounds and the largest licensor of polyolefin technologies. In 2022, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fifth consecutive year.


We have the potential — and responsibility — to use this scale and reach to make a positive impact across our value chains. That’s why we are working to make meaningful progress to address some of the world’s most pressing challenges such as reducing plastic waste in the environment, helping to mitigate climate change and contributing to a thriving society for our employees, the communities where we operate and the people who depend on our products. To learn more, click here.


Basic Function

The Environment Engineer will be responsible for environmental compliance with state and federal regulations at the LyondellBasell Bayport Site. The primary environmental media for the position will be air. The individual will interface with a diverse group of customers, including process and project engineering, operations, maintenance, plant management, and outside regulatory agencies.

Roles & Responsibilities

Accountabilities and responsibilities of this position include:
• Maintain ownership of assigned site environmental programs (e.g., EAI, TRI, TIER II, CFC, GHG, TSCA, and Flare Management)
• Interact with operations and other plant personnel to ensure a consistent understanding of regulatory requirements,
• Serve as technical subject matter expert for assigned units and programs in the area of federal and state environmental compliance,
• Liaison with regulatory agencies during inspections and for regulatory reporting,
• Complete and submit environmental reports to state and federal agencies,
• Interpret and communicate regulatory requirements, effectively identifying solutions when rule ambiguity exists,
• Develop (or assist in development) and maintain environmental management systems,
• Provide support to maintain site compliance with permits and environmental regulatory requirements.

Min. Qualifications

This position requires a Bachelors' degree in Chemical Engineering, or other appropriate engineering degree, or related technical discipline with a minimum of 5 years' relevant environmental experience. Experience in the chemical manufacturing industry is preferred. In addition, the candidate should possess:
     • Significant experience with MACT and Texas regulations
     • Working knowledge of the environmental regulatory process and experience representing a company to the regulatory agencies,
     • Experience developing and/or managing environmental compliance systems,
     • Excellent written/oral communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of individuals/employees,
     • Proficiency in the following competencies should be demonstrated: drive for results, interpersonal capability, broad perspective, motivating each other, integrity and building trust, and dealing with ambiguity,

Preferred Qualifications


Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.


LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicited résumés or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.


LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.  The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.

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