EHS Technician - Environmental

Environmental, Health & Safety Cambridge, Ohio


Ascent Resources is seeking an EHS Technician. This position will be located at the Cambridge, OH area and will report to the EHS Field Manager - Environmental.

The EHS Technician will support multiple environmental programs with a primary responsibility to perform Optical Gas Imaging (OGI) surveys within the company Leak Detection and Repair Program (LDAR). This person will be expected to be a self-performer and handle most routine problems independently and possess outstanding communication skills. They will establish a high level of ownership towards all work they are assigned.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities
• Support Ascent’s Leak Detection and Repair (LDAR) program:
o Conduct inspections per company standards and Federal EPA regulations
o Develop and maintain inspection schedule ensuring assigned tasks are completed as assigned
o Maintain Ascent’s LDAR database and document methane leaks per company standards and regulations
o Effectively communicate with EHS, Ops and maintenance staff
o Conduct follow-up monitoring and communicate results in a timely manner
o Schedule preventative maintenance on monitoring equipment (FLIR Camera)
o Maintain current LDAR procedures and work practices
• Maintain accurate data within EHS management systems ensuring data is well presented and auditable
• Conduct, document and track EPA Method 22 visual emissions observations of flares and combustors while communicating issues to owning departments
• Conduct audits within the three (3) primary regulatory areas of environmental compliance – air, water and solid waste
• Execute routine special projects as assigned by supervision in a thorough and timely manner
• Provide training to field staff on a multitude of environmental topics (able to confidently speak to an audience)

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Minimum Requirements:
• Excellent writing, grammar, and stylistic skills
• Analyze large amounts of data supporting development and enhancement of company policies, procedures and standards
• Strong oral communication and interpersonal skills with ability to participate in productive discussions through various forums
• Ability to multi-task, organize and prioritize competing interests, and remain flexible in a dynamic, high-energy, high-pace environment
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with local and federal regulators

Education & Work Experience Required
Minimum Requirements:
• 2-year degree or related EHS experience in an industrial environment
• Must be able to work independently and in a team environment
• Ability to adhere to an aggressive compliance schedule
• Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and Microsoft Teams
• Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to present regulatory concepts clearly and effectively to a range of audiences

Ascent Benefits
• Benefits start day one
• 7% company matching 401(k) dollar for dollar + 3% non-elective 401(k) contribution
• PTO based on industry or job-related experience
• Tuition assistance after 1 year
• Half day and remote work on Friday for office positions

Ascent Resources provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Ascent complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.