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Environmental Air Engineer


INEOS Aromatics

Interested in joining a winning team? A team whose employees share in the ownership of the business and are empowered to make a difference?

Compensation Grade: H34

INEOS Aromatics

From soft drink bottles to packaging trays, from clothing to carpet, INEOS Aromatics makes the chemicals used to produce many of the things we use in our daily lives.

Our main products include paraxylene (PX) and purified terephthalic acid (PTA). PTA is a raw material used in the manufacture of polyesters used to make fibers, textiles, film, and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles. PX is a feedstock for PTA production. We also produce meta xylene, a feedstock for PX production.  

We are comprised of a diverse team of engineers, scientists and business professionals dedicated to discovering practices to confront some of the world’s biggest issues. We are looking for people who can contribute to our passion for reinvention, have a collaborative spirit and challenge our thinking in our ambition to achieve net zero.

We care about how we deliver these essential products to the world. Above everything, the safety, reliability, and excellence in our operations is fundamental to our success.

Our sites and offices can be found around the world, in the United States, United Kingdom, China, Belgium, Indonesia and Taiwan.

In return for your excellent skills and abilities, we offer a competitive benefits package including health, dental & vision insurance, 401K match (up to 9%), STD/LTD, paid dependent care days, Life Insurance/Accidental Death and Dismemberment, 9 paid holidays, 2 personal days and paid vacation.

Job Title: 

Environmental Air Engineer

Role synopsis: 

This position provides regulatory expertise, coaching and hands-on support to drive environmental compliance. The position delivers regulatory and company environmental training and applies requirements site-wide. It works and liaises with all levels of INEOS Aromatics employees, external agencies and peers throughout the Company to improve environmental performance.The position has site-wide programmatic scope and influences INEOS Aromatics personnel, contractors and incident investigation teams. There are no direct reports, and minimal discretionary spend authority associated with the position. The Environmental Engineer provides air regulatory expertise, compliance permitting, program development, agency interface and reporting for Texas City Chemicals. This position is a champion for site environmental compliance processes and actively engages all levels of the workforce across the Operations, Maintenance, and Projects teams to enable continuous improvement.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities: 

  • Provides expertise, coaching, consultation, and hands-on support to customers across the Texas City Chemical Plant including regulatory and INEOS standards.
  • Monitor site performance against permit requirements and identify opportunities to continuously improve.
  • Prepares and presents agency documents such as air permits, emission reports, incident reports, variance petitions and other surveys.
  • Performs emissions calculations and understands the impact of various operating conditions on emissions.
  • Assists in the selection of air pollution control technology for new or modified equipment.
  • Reviews, interprets, and clarifies legal requirements applicable to the Texas City Chemical Plant, and takes initiative to ensure site programs comply with requirements.
  • Understands environmental management systems, OMS, and INEOS standards and works with operations, maintenance and engineering teams to deliver programs that fulfill requirements and deliver performance results.
  • Manages assigned environmental programs and procedures, monitors conformance and intervenes to improve performance.
  • Develops and revises site environmental policies and programs.
  • Develops and delivers environmental training to address regulatory and INEOS standards, and site environmental policies, programs and procedures.
  • Participates in incident management and emergency response teams as requested.
  • Interacts with external regulatory agencies and auditors.
  • Monitors and audits environmental programs and practices and follows-up to improve performance.
  • Networks with peers across INEOS to ensure consistency of interpretation of regulatory requirements and shares best practices.
  • Provides support to turnarounds and projects. 
  • Analyzes site environmental data and trends, communicates results, and recommends interventions to improve performance.
  • Conducts field reviews, audits, and investigations which involve environmental compliance performance.
  • Understands how their work affects the environment. Sets performance objectives and provides leadership to minimize impact on the environment. Communicates the importance of these issues. Supports the site Environmental Management System (EMS).
  • Compliance with and promotion of different behavioral and process safety initiatives and measures – supporting 20 INEOS SHE Principles, IGGN’s, SHE KPI’s, risk assessments, etc.  These initiatives are reviewed on yearly appraisals.


  • Minimum of five years experience in Environmental management systems and regulatory affairs within a petrochemical or refining manufacturing facility – required.
    • Experience with obtaining or renewing operating permits (ie. CAA, PSD, NSR, Title V)
    • Experience in directly interfacing with state or federal regulatory agencies.
  • Five plus years of experience in a manufacturing role, consideration will be given for personnel with broad multi-media skills or other expertise.
  • Experience with RCRA, ODS, FIFRA, Soil Remediation and DOT including preparation and submittal of associated regulatory reports desired.
  • Experience with management of site waste disposal programs including sampling and classification desired.
  • BS in Engineering or Sciences - required.
  • The candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and possess the ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Good interpersonal skills and a high degree of work organization are expected. Proven capability to learn and understand complex requirements.


  • Performance Bias
  • Innovation
  • Business Insight
  • SHE Skills
  • Taking the Lead
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Partnership & Team working
  • Digital Skills
  • Wise Decisions
  • Project Management Skill


  • Regulatory - Regulatory Data Management
  • Environmental - Management of Emissions to Air
  • Chemicals Environment - Environmental Management
  • Policy, Procedures, Standards and Practices Technical Discipline

Legal Disclaimer: 

 If you are selected for a position in the United States, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a post-offer/pre-placement drug test (and alcohol screening/medical examination if required by the role) as well as pre-placement verification of the information and qualifications provided during the selection process.  

Safety remains and always will be our number one priority in INEOS. Our US locations now require all new hires to provide one of the following as a condition of employment: 

• Proof of Covid-19 vaccination, or 

• Willingness to obtain the vaccine before hire date (under this option, proof of vaccination is a condition to any offer of employment and must be provided prior to commencement of employment), or 

• Validation of your religious or medical exemption 

INEOS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other prohibited ground of discrimination. 

Our culture is one of honesty and integrity with an emphasis on safety, health and environmental performance.On our team, people are acknowledged for embracing new practices that help create real value for customers.