HSE Advisor

  • Contract
  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Occidental Petroleum

HSE Advisor 00032718



Occidental is an international energy company with assets primarily in the United States, Middle East and North Africa. We are one of the largest oil producers in the U.S., including a leading producer in the Permian and DJ basins, and offshore Gulf of Mexico. Our midstream and marketing segment provides flow assurance and maximizes the value of our oil and gas. Our chemical subsidiary OxyChem manufactures the building blocks for life-enhancing products. Our Oxy Low Carbon Ventures subsidiary is advancing leading-edge technologies and business solutions that economically grow our business while reducing emissions. We are committed to using our global leadership in carbon management to advance a lower-carbon world. Visit oxy.com for more information.

We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to fill the position of Environmental Advisor in our US Onshore Resources & Carbon Management, Rockies Business Unit based in Platteville, CO.

The Environmental Advisor will be responsible for supporting and implementing environmental programs and obligations for a local operating area and/or Business Unit.

Roles and Responsibilities:

·    Implements environmental programs to ensure compliance with Federal, State, and local reporting requirements that are applicable to oil & gas operations.

·    Interprets environmental regulations and formulates compliance strategies consistent with Oxy policy.

·       Represent Oxy with the Colorado Energy and Carbon Management Commission (ECMC) remediation staff

·    Provides assistance, training, and communication to business unit personnel and management to aid in achieving compliance goals.

·    Implements Oxy safety programs while overseeing remediation crews and environmental consultants on Oxy locations

·    Conduct field reviews, mentor field contractors for remediation procedures and safe work practices

·    Ensures all environmental permits, licenses, variances, etc., necessary for construction and operation of facilities are obtained and properly maintained.

·    Assists personnel in understanding and complying with applicable environmental laws, rules and regulations.

·    Coordinates compliance inspections and responses to governmental inquiries.

·    Provides necessary data and reports to regulatory agencies in a complete and timely manner.

·    Maintains environmental records per regulatory, corporate, and legal requirements.

·    Participates in advocacy for legislative and regulatory change. 

  • HSE on-call support (requires safety investigation knowledge)





Required Knowledge Skills and Competencies:

  • Knowledge of Colorado Energy and Carbon Management Commission (ECMC) environmental regulations

  • Experience with E&P spill response

  • Knowledge and experience with managing some or all environmental programs such as, but not limited to, release response and reporting, remediation, reclamation, SPCC, wildlife, waste management, and baseline water quality. 

  • Demonstrates sound working knowledge of oil field operations

  • Strong communication skills.  Must communicate effectively with operations/technical staff, management, various internal groups, and regulatory agency personnel

·    Well–developed verbal and written communication skills, problem analysis skills, and technical translation skills;

·    Ability to read, comprehend, interpret, communicate, and consistently apply environmental rules and regulations;

·    Strong math, science and computer skills;

·    Manage multiple projects concurrently and adjust quickly to changes in priorities.

·    Ability to interact and communicate with all levels of the organization.

High School Diploma/GED Required

Bachelor’s Degree Preferred

Salary Range


Discretionary Bonus

$100,000 – $137,500




*Candidates having qualifications that exceed the minimum job requirements may receive consideration for higher-level role given (1) their experience, (2) additional job requirements, and/or (3) business needs. 

Check out Oxy’s competitive benefit package:


The Company anticipates that it will accept applications for this position through (February 19, 2024), although it may extend that date depending on applicant flow.

Occidental is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, political preference, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

It has come to our attention various individuals and/or organizations are contacting people falsely pretending to recruit on behalf of Oxy. Please be aware that these recruiting scams and communications do not originate from, nor are they associated with our recruitment process.

Oxy does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruiting process. We will never: 

  • Ask you to pay for applications, interviews, meetings, processing, training or for any other fees

  • Use recruiting or placement agencies that charge candidates an advance fee of any kind or

  • Request personal information such as passport and bank account details at an early stage of our recruitment process.

We recommend against responding to unsolicited business propositions or offers from people you don’t know. Do not disclose your personal or financial details. If you believe you have been the victim of a recruiting scam, please contact your local police department.



Primary Location

  United States-Colorado-Platteville





To apply for this job please visit oxy.taleo.net.