We're Equinor, an international energy company with a proud history. Formerly Statoil, we are 20,000 committed colleagues developing oil, gas, wind and solar energy in more than 30 countries worldwide. We're the largest operator in Norway, among the world's largest offshore operators, and a growing force in renewables. Driven by our Nordic urge to explore beyond the horizon, and our dedication to safety, equality and sustainability, we're building a global business on our values and the energy needs of the future. Development and Production International (DPI) is responsible for Equinorâ€™s portfolio of producing assets and planned field developments in all countries outside Norway and Brazil. DPI's intent is to build and grow a competitive international portfolio - always safe, high value and low carbon. DPIâ€™s operates across six continents and implements rigorous safety standards, technological innovations and environmental awareness. We have offices in Houston, TX, Austin, TX, Williston, ND, Stamford, CT, Washington D.C., as well as in Mexico City. We are looking for talented people with a desire to find solutions and opportunities to contribute to our organization. Job DescriptionThe Regulatory Compliance State and Federal Well Permitting Specialist is responsible for supporting the asset by coordinating and submitting regulatory filings in a timely manner with local, state and federal regulatory agencies and ensuring acceptance. To assure compliance with Federal /State regulatory requirements as related to drilling, completion, operations and maintenance activities. The focus will be ensuring US Onshore asset areas have established, well-functioning and a fit-for-purpose regulatory program aligned with business needs. The work is to be conducted in a safe, legal, and environmentally/socially responsible and effective manner, and in conformance with established Equinor guidelines, policies, procedures, and applicable governmental regulations. The key responsibilities of the Regulatory Compliance State and Federal Well Permitting Specialist include: Work closely with management, operations and other disciplines to clearly define regulatory issues and develop solutions Actively participate in meetings including , drilling, permit updates, rig moves/scheduling, etc. Effective liaison with agency representatives to secure permits and resolve potential compliance issues Representing/participating in industry groups/committees that monitor and/or influence regulatory efforts Coordinate, prepare, file and track regulatory filings for Onshore drilling and production operation including, but not limited to, construction permits, permits to drill, well completions, workovers, production facility and pipeline design and installations applications, Right of Way grants and decommissioning, and well facility and pipeline abandonments and relinquishments Maintain all annual updates, renewals and reports submitted to regulatory agencies while keeping company stakeholders informed of any changes to permit requirements to ensure compliance Ensure asset personnel are delivering necessary data and exhibits to meet filing deadline requirements Monitor and maintain knowledge of current and changing US onshore regulations Inform stakeholders of regulatory and policy changes with a potential to impact US onshore operations Conduct periodic regulatory compliance training for office and field-based operations personnel Contribute to the development of internal regulatory standards, policies and procedures Conduct periodic assurance activities to identify compliance gaps and corrective solutions The role is expected to drive change, improve efficiencies utilizing LEAN methodology and automation of repetitive/administrate tasks in alignment with Equinorâ€™s digital roadmap. QualificationsBachelorâ€™s degree or 6 years of practical and technical work experience preferred 7+ years of US Onshore drilling and production regulatory experience preferred Working knowledge of US Onshore drilling and production permitting regulations at the federal and state levels Experience working with ODRN, DNR, BLM and TRRC regulatory requirements. Texas State/Federal, Ohio State/Federal and/or Louisiana State drilling, completion, operation/maintenance permitting experience preferred Relevant work experience may compensate for formal education Personal QualitiesExceptional communication skills and ability to interact with personnel at all levels of the organization and with confidence, respect and integrity Ability to analyze information, solve problems and work in a team environment Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage a large workload with dynamic priorities Ability to research and comprehend rules and regulations Proficient skills in Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.) Ability to drive organizational change Demonstrated ability to identify, develop and deliver a variety of training topics Be imaginative, ambitious and stimulate new ideas High degree of organizational skills with the ability to multi-task Ability to live by our safety and security expectations We OfferWe offer competitive salaries, a general bonus scheme, good pension and insurance schemes and a comprehensive welfare package. Equinor wants to ensure diversity in terms of gender, age and culture General InformationMake sure that we are able to give your application consideration: Please attach copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in English or Norwegian (or another Scandinavian language). Applications submitted without such attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and grades completed to this point. Our values are to be courageous, open, collaborative and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Equinor. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team. Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process. All permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law and increase security. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.