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Environmental Specialist II (MWP)

Date: Sep 23, 2022

Location: SALT LAKE CITY, UT, US, 84111

Company: Dominion Energy

MountainWest Pipeline* is an interstate natural gas pipeline company that provides transportation and underground storage services in Utah, Wyoming and Colorado. We own and operate 2,151 miles of pipeline with total daily capacity of 7.4 Bcf/day.    

We offer a wide range of career opportunities and work responsibilities, a supportive community with an inclusive culture, and comprehensive benefits. 

Operating safely and responsibly is a commitment we proudly make as community members and stewards. Our commitment is evident in our spirit of collaboration , respect for our customers and community partners, and our dedication to continuous improvement. 

We are excited about the recent acquisition of MountainWest Pipeline by Southwest Gas Holdings. MountainWest Pipeline’s rich history and our shared values of safety and excellence are a perfect fit, creating a desirable work environment where our team members can build robust and satisfying careers. 

Join our team by applying today! 

*MountainWest Pipeline Services, Inc., MountainWest Southern Trails Pipeline Company and MountainWest Energy Services, Inc. collectively referred to hereinafter as “MountainWest Pipeline” or “MW”

Job Summary

Coordinates and ensures company programs and projects are in compliance with federal, state, and local environmental regulations, and areas of concern.  Promotes corporate environmental policy, by educating and assisting employees to seek innovative ways to ensure operational environmental compliance.  Coordinates environmental permitting activities for company facilities.  Develops and conducts environmental compliance training.  Inspects and provides advice on operations, construction, procedures, records, and training.  Ensures compliance with environment requirements prescribed by laws, regulations, company policies, and company procedures.  Provides regulatory interpretations for new and existing environmental regulations.  Coordinates and develops compliance plans for implementing regulatory changes.  Prepares and coordinates reports and registration information to required regulatory agencies.  Conducts analyses, prepares position papers, and prepares compliance manuals on regulatory issues and programs.  Uses electronic databases to analyze and monitor company compliance with regulatory requirements.  Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience


The knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences required for entry into this job include the following:

  • 3+ years directly related experience;
  • Good working knowledge of federal, state, and local environmental regulations specific to the work location;
  • Good working knowledge of environmental operating permits and regulations specific to the work site, if responsible for contracted assets;
  • Logic and reasoning skills, to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternatives, conclusions, or approaches;
  • Respectful assertiveness, to ensure environmental compliance requirements are met by others, while considering the spirit and letter of the law;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively interface with internal stakeholders and work effectively with diverse teams;
  • Ability to give full attention to others, to take time understanding the points being made, and to ask questions;
  • Ability to influence others;
  • Ability to collaborate and effectively solve problems;
  • Ability to communicate appropriately for audience needs;
  • Ability to share information and to facilitate open idea exchange;
  • Ability to understand implications of new information;
  • Ability to identify complex problems, to review related information, to develop and evaluate options, and to implement solutions;
  • Ability to adapt actions;
  • Ability to remain professional while delivering high-quality, reliable, environmental services to customers;
  • Good working knowledge of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA);
  • Practical experience managing hazardous materials and waste;
  • Knowledge of waste characterization and profiling;
  • Working knowledge of DOT hazardous materials shipping;
  • Hands on experience sampling waste materials, soil, and water;
  • Expertise in labeling containers in accordance with RCRA and DOT requirements;
  • Knowledge of petroleum storage tank regulations;
  • Experience preparing and reviewing spill plans;
  • Strong organization skills to track documents, spill plans, equipment inventories, and regulatory changes.

Education Requirements

Education Level:

Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education:  Bachelor degree, preferably in Engineering, Science, or Environmental Studies

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Not applicable

Working Conditions

Travel Up to 25%
Office Work Environment 51-75%
Outdoors 26-50%

Other Working Conditions

May be required to work up to 25%-50% in a field environment and exposed to extreme temperature and weather.

Test Description

No Testing Required

MountainWest Pipeline* (formerly Dominion Energy Questar Pipeline, LLC) is an interstate natural gas pipeline company that provides transportation and underground storage services in Utah, Wyoming and Colorado. MountainWest Pipeline owns and operates the Clay Basin storage facility located on the Wyoming-Utah border. Clay Basin is the largest underground storage reservoir in the Rocky Mountain Region. MountainWest Pipeline owns and operates the Overthrust Pipeline in southwestern Wyoming and operates and owns 50% of the White River Hub which provides transportation and hub services through interconnections with six interstate pipeline systems and a major processing plant near Meeker, Colorado.  Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SWX) acquired MountainWest Pipeline in a transaction that closed on December 31, 2021. MountainWest Pipeline generates annual revenues of approximately $250 million and is headquartered in Salt Lake City. 



**MountainWest Pipeline Services, Inc., MountainWest Southern Trails Pipeline Company and MountainWest Energy Services, Inc. collectively referred to hereinafter as “MountainWest Pipeline” or “MW” 

Nearest Major Market: Salt Lake City

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