Job Description

Requisition ID 70821 - Posted 04/12/2018 - North Dakota

Requisition ID: 70821



Directs formulation and execution of refinery environmental, health and safety (EHS) strategies and tactics.   Participates on labor-management committees (where appropriate).  Develops and implements budgets and strategic/operational plans.  May act in capacity of VP Refinery in his/her absence.



  • Collaborates with refinery leadership team to develop refinery’s strategic and operational plans.  Establishes department objectives to align with corporate and refinery targets for safety, regulatory compliance, reliability, and cost efficiency. 
  • Directs efforts to continuously improve operational effectiveness and efficiency while ensuring departmental activities are conducted in safe, environmentally sound and regulatory compliant manner. 
  • Ensures refinery’s EHS risks are appropriately managed. Ensures compliance with local/state/federal regulatory requirements, corporate guidelines and standards, industry standards and best practices. 
  • Manages refinery environmental efforts to proactively reduce emissions and waste generation. Manages refinery’s environmental permitting process.  Ensures necessary monitoring systems, work processes and records are in place.  Coordinates formulation of and presents refinery’s routine submittals to local, state, and federal regulatory agencies.  Interfaces with regulatory agencies on environmental compliance matters.  Stays current on legislative/regulatory changes and coordinates refinery’s input with Corporate Affairs representative.  Takes proactive measures to address business concerns regarding impact of such changes.  Coordinates with Training department on environmental training for all refinery staff.
  • Manages refinery health and safety efforts encompassing personal safety, process safety management, occupational health, emergency response and other prevention programs.  Manages EHS assurance activities. Advocates for health and safety initiatives. Manages training activities related to OSHA requirements, occupational safety, materials and waste management and emergency response.  
  • Manages departmental budget.  Exercises financial stewardship to control expenditures.   
  • Manages staff.  Initiates selection, promotion and corrective actions when appropriate; accountable for fair and uniform application of personnel policies. Leads design and implementation of environmental, health and safety development programs.  Coordinates EHS career paths and succession planning with corporate EHS. 
  • Works closely with local Human Resources staff on labor relations matters in area of responsibility.  Ensures compliance with collective bargaining agreement.





  • Minimum undergraduate degree in engineering or other relevant EHS discipline required.



  • Minimum 10 years’ industrial EHS and/or process engineering experience with at least 5 years’ EHS supervisory/management experience required. 
  • Petroleum refinery experience preferred.



  • Knowledge of local/state/federal environmental, health and safety laws and regulations
  • Must have physical ability to perform all essential job duties and work extended hours, including nights and weekends in a process operations environment. Work may be conducted during periods of inclement weather. Must have physical ability to access all areas of the refinery including use of stairs and/or ladders to inspect critical process and mechanical equipment. Must be available to respond to upset conditions during off-hours. 




Andeavor, formerly Tesoro, is a premier refining, marketing and logistics company in the western United States. Our Company operates 10 refineries with a combined capacity of approximately 1.2 million barrels per day, an extensive logistics network, and a retail-marketing system that includes approximately 3,000 retail stations marketed under multiple well-known fuel brands. We employ more than 13,000 talented people.


Our strength lies in our investment in employees and in their future. We measure success not only by the products we bring to our customers, or the financial results we deliver to our shareholders, but also by remaining true to our core values of safety and environmental stewardship, respect and integrity.


Discover your strengths and invest in your future by applying today.


Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Vet / Disability










Posting Notes:  || Mandan || North Dakota || United States (US) || SF:LI-EQ1 || |Environmental, Health, Safety & Security || 58554 ||

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