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Engineer, Environmental Sr.


Westlake, LA, US, 70669

Req ID:  80958
Department:  LKO Environmental
Division:  Olefins and Polyolefins and Global Procu


Basic Function

The Sr. Environmental Engineer will be responsible for environmental compliance with state and federal regulations and will provide environmental support to Operations. This position will be focused on air regulatory compliance support. The individual will interface with a diverse group of customers including process and project engineering, operations, maintenance, plant management, and outside regulatory agencies. This role must demonstrate understanding and personal ownership for meeting/exceeding health, safety, environmental and risk management standards and practices.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Interacts with operations and other plant personnel to ensure a consistent understanding of environmental regulatory requirements
  • Provides liaison with regulatory agencies during inspections and for regulatory reporting
  • Interprets and communicates regulatory requirements, effectively identifying solutions when rule ambiguity exists
  • Maintains ownership of site environmental programs, (e.g., compliance systems)
  • Submits required reports
  • Demonstrates an overall understanding of the production process
  • Proactively identifies opportunities to make improvements within their specific area of responsibility
  • Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers
  • Focused on end results in all actions, decisions, and behaviors to ensure achievement of the vision, purpose, strategic focus and goals
  • Demonstrates the ability to move a team to consensus on difficult issues and effectively deal with uncertainty

Min. Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, relevant sciences or specific environmental discipline
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience 
  • Working knowledge of environmental air compliance programs associated with the chemical manufacturing industry
  • Experience developing and/or managing environmental compliance systems


Languages:  English, additional language preferred


Other Skills:

  • Proficiency in the following competencies: drive for results, interpersonal capability, broad perspective, self-motivation, integrity and building trust, problem solving
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to effectively use “role specific” software and effectively use standard company computer systems and programs

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in the chemical manufacturing industry 
  • Regulatory agency interaction experience 


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

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.


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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