Senior Regulatory Analyst

16 Jul, 2022


Senior Regulatory Analyst

Carbon Capture America
Arvada, CO

Senior Regulatory Analyst 

Who we are:

We’re a passionate, hard-working, and quick-moving group of people that are driven by the mission to save the planet. We believe we can make a difference in the battle against climate change by leading the carbon capture and sequestration industry and we are building a like-minded team to help do just that.

Carbon America is the first vertically integrated company in the industry – a one-stop-shop of engineers, project managers, developers, and financiers focused on capturing more CO2 in shorter amounts of time and at lower costs.

As a start-up, there are a few key attributes that all Carbon America employees possess. We are creative problem-solvers, we wear many hats, we are agile, and we work as a championship team. It is important that every hire connects to our vision, mission, and values as a company. Join the leader in the CCS space in making climate change history™!

Job Overview:

The Sr. Regulatory Analyst’s primary purpose is to provide permitting and regulatory compliance expertise in support of the company’s projects. The Sr. Regulatory Analyst will be Carbon America’s subject matter expert regarding all local, state, and federal regulations governing carbon capture, transportation, and sequestration. This position will be charged with ensuring the company’s operations remain in compliance with the rules and regulations through all phases of development.

This role requires collaboration with multiple teams across the company to compile the information required to submit applications to the US EPA CLASS VI UIC Program, California Air Resources Board Carbon Capture and Sequestration Protocol, Class VI permits in states with primacy, drilling permits required by state oil and gas commissions, and various pipeline permits. This position will also require submittal and tracking of ongoing compliance filings once operations commence. As Carbon Sequestration is a relatively new and developing industry, we encourage applicants with experience in other regulatory roles to apply.

This is a staff position that will report to the Director of Environmental and Regulatory Compliance.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field (regulatory affairs, policy, geology, land use planning, etc.)
  • 10 years of experience as a Regulatory Analyst
  • Well-versed in environmental and regulatory laws and practices
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products, specifically Excel and SharePoint
  • Experience building relationships with regulatory agencies and project stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and organize workload
  • EHS, air, and pipeline regulation experience
  • Technical writing experience


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Work with multiple teams to compile information required to file applications
  • Maintain, identify, and track regulatory requirements, submissions, and approvals
  • Develop business relationships with regulatory agencies and project partners
  • Stakeholder outreach and engagement
  • Communicate regulatory requirements and deadlines to the company


General Requirements and Job Details:

  • Must be able to work at a computer for at least eight hours per day
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
  • This position is based out of our Lakewood, Colorado offices with periodic site visits and stakeholder engagement meetings as needed.
  • This Exempt position has a standard schedule of Monday through Friday and is Full-Time.
    • This is a salaried position so there may be times when a non-standard schedule is required.
  • The salary range is $80,000 to $110,000 commensurate with experience

At Carbon America we believe that when you put the common good over personal gain you make the world a better place. We work together in alignment with our company’s values to find solutions to climate change.

Learn more here

Job posted: 2022-07-16