101 – Air Compliance Inspector

Posted: March 8, 2022

Candidates must include job number on submitted resume to be considered for position.  Include the job title and job number in your submission.  


Position Title:                    Air Compliance Inspector

Work Location:                 Parachute, Colorado

Reporting to:                     Air Inspection Lead

Job Number:                     101


Terra Energy is looking for a motivated professional to join our team, supporting our Piceance Basin asset. This position will be responsible for air quality compliance inspections of facilities associated with Terra Energy’s Piceance Basin operations.


  • Conduct routine inspections of natural gas production facilities to ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local air quality regulations.
  • Routine inspections include, but are not limited to the following: monthly IR camera inspections for facilities with emission control equipment, monthly condensate loadout inspections, and semi-annual OOOOa facility inspections
  • Ensure all facilities are in compliance with all applicable air permits; e.g., proper AIRS IDs, routine liquid sampling, closed thief hatches on tanks, etc.
  • Maintain an excellent working relationship with the inspection and permitting staff of the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE) and the Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC).
  • Participate in both scheduled and un-scheduled agency air quality inspections of permitted facilities
  • Provide recommendations to management and operations needed to maintain compliance.
  • Assist with agency records request associated with inspections.
  • Provide facility equipment updates to the air permitting group.
  • Maintain certifications in EPA Method 9 Opacity with bi-annual smoke-school testing, FLIR Optical Gas Imaging, and Method 22 Flare Certification.

Required Qualifications:

  • Two (2) or more years’ experience in oil and gas industry, either in EHS or field operations capacity
  • Effective communicator with all personnel from field staff to executive management
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills, inclusive of MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including all forms of communication, conflict management, relationship development, collaboration and ability to successfully influence others
  • Must be willing to travel to field locations
  • Ability to complete work with limited supervision
  • Must be authorized to work lawfully in the United States
  • Terra will not provide sponsorship for an employment-based visa now or in the future

How to Apply?

Download the application form, fill it out and send it to work@terraep.com along with your resume. Please reference “Job #101” within your email or in the subject reference. Terra HR will review the information and get back to those who will be considered further.

In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, this position is eligible to participate in the company’s medical, dental and vision insurance plan, as well as, welfare benefits to include life insurance and short term and long term disability coverages. This position is eligible to participate in the company’s 401(K) program and is eligible for an annual bonus. The salary range for the position is $28.00 – $33.00, based on knowledge, skill, ability, experience and performance.

Terra is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Individual with Disability/Veteran Status

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.