Environmental Advisor - Post Construction Monitoring

TC Energy - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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Reference Code: 66463

Location: Canada (CA) - Calgary, AB
Job Category: Health, Safety, Environment
Employment Type: Employee Full-time
Relocation Eligibility: This position is not eligible for our relocation program
Application Deadline: 04/17/2020

We all need energy. It warms our homes, cooks our food, gives us light, and gets us where we need to go. It also improves our quality of life in countless other ways. At TC Energy, our job is to deliver that energy to millions of people who depend on it across North America. And we take our job very seriously.

Guided by our values of safety, integrity, responsibility and collaboration, we develop and operate our facilities safely, reliably and with care for our impact on the environment. With our presence across the continent, our people play an active role in building strong communities.

We’re proud of how our hard work and commitment sets us apart and benefits society, every day. We’re looking for new team members who share our values and are ready to take on exciting challenges.

The opportunity

Reporting to the Manager, Environmental Planning and Permitting, this position is responsible for providing land conservation & reclamation technical service and post-construction monitoring support on the development of pipeline projects throughout Canada. Key activities will include: developing and executing land conservation and reclamation permitting strategies; directing and overseeing third party consultants; ensuring projects are assessed, planned, developed and reclaimed within corporate environmental policies and asset management objectives; developing and overseeing implementation of post-construction monitoring plans; preparing and reviewing various regulatory submissions.

This position will work extensively with external groups including regulatory agencies, Indigenous groups and landowners, as well as internal multi-disciplinary project teams. This position advises management on conservation & reclamation and post-construction monitoring issues affecting the industry as well as specific projects, and is responsible to propose, negotiate and implement solutions to identified issues.

What you’ll do

Provide technical land conservation & reclamation advice to support environmental design and permitting activities, developing mitigation and contingency plans, and developing and implementing reclamation programs for pipeline projects
Provide technical land conservation & reclamation advice to shape strategic direction and enhance corporate practices regarding biodiversity opportunities and conservation & reclamation performance
Provide technical advice to the development and implementation of post-construction monitoring plans and required reports
Provide guidance to project teams regarding reclamation projects responsible for; project execution plans, budgets and schedules, cost management and risk mitigation measures and ensure the integration of environmental protection is appropriately applied throughout project lifecycle
Oversee daily direction and management of reclamation implementation projects, providing project management, technical direction, compliance monitoring and overall guidance to field personnel;
Oversee implementation of post-construction monitoring programs, ensuring compliance with requirements; identification and evaluation of issues and risks; advice for issue resolution; and timely completion of required reporting
Evaluate detailed technical soil assessment data, vegetation assessments or research reports to identify risks and issues, and establish mitigation and reclamation plans
Maintain relationships and ensure collaboration with key pipeline project disciplines responsible for engineering, project management, land, community relations, Indigenous relations, legal, and safety to identify and resolve issues
Ensure compliance with TC Energy policies and procedures; and
Support the identification of industry, regulatory, and public critical emerging environmental issues and assist in developing strategies to mitigate risks with respect to pipeline construction, operations, and abandonment.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in environmental sciences, geography, resource management, or related fields
Minimum 6-8 years’ experience in conducting soil surveys, vegetation and/or wetland assessments, construction soil monitoring, land capability and reclamation assessment, or reclamation planning, monitoring and/or reporting
Experience with field implementation of linear development projects and mitigation development related to soils, vegetation, land conservation & reclamation; and post-construction monitoring
Experienced in technical writing and in writing for regulatory submissions
Experience in project management, permitting, and environmental compliance monitoring; and
Professional status with the Alberta Institute of Agrologists with a practice area in Land Reclamation and/or Environmental Monitoring or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of environmental laws/regulations (provincially and federally within Canada) and practices pertaining to pipeline and/or other energy infrastructure operations;
Strong communication and interpersonal skills and experience working with Regulatory Agencies, Indigenous groups, non-governmental organizations, landowners and the public
Knowledge and experience in plant and weed identification, as well as revegetation and vegetation/weed management strategies
Demonstrated ability to communicate with field personnel to implement land conservation and reclamation strategies
Strong knowledge of pipeline construction methods
Demonstrated ability to solve complex and unique regulatory, permitting and compliance issues; and
Commitment to client service and support.

About our business

TC Energy is a leading energy infrastructure company in North America. We have three complementary businesses of natural gas pipelines, liquids (oil) pipelines, and power generation. Our operations span three countries, seven Canadian provinces, and 34 U.S. states.

Apply now!

Apply to this posting by 04/17/2020 using reference code 66463. You must apply through our jobs system at jobs.tcenergy.com. Only applications submitted through our system will be acknowledged. Applications may be submitted using a mobile device or a desktop / laptop computer.

TC Energy is an equal opportunity employer.

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