Regulatory and Wildlife Specialist
October 6, 2021
Regulatory and Wildlife Specialist
We are currently seeking a highly motivated and driven professional to join our growing team in the Environmental Group.
CCI Inc. is a leading multi-disciplinary engineering firm offering services in Pipeline & Facility Engineering, Geotechnical, Construction Management, Environment and Regulatory, Forestry, Planning & Reclamation, Wellpads & Access Roads and Pipeline Integrity. Since 2004, we have established ourselves as experts in Trenchless Technology and Open-Cut pipeline construction methods. We are a driving force in the continuing advancement of Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) systems.
As CCI Inc. has been named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the seventh year in a row, now is the best time to join our winning team!
Summary of Position
Reporting to the General Manager – Environmental Services, this position is responsible for completing environmental field work, regulatory reviews, regulatory applications, environmental planning, and reporting. Due to the dynamic nature of the work that CCI performs, additional duties may be required on a project-by-project basis.
- Project management, coordination, and oversight on a wide range of projects.
- Field work within Alberta, Saskatchewan, and BC. Field work may include wildlife sweeps, wildlife and wildlife habitat assessments, migratory bird sweeps, aquatic habitat assessments, fish salvage, water quality monitoring, drilling waste management and overall environmental monitoring.
- Have a working knowledge of and keep up to date with applicable environmental legislation and regulations including, but not limited to, EPEA, Water Act, SARA, Migratory Bird Act, Public Lands Act, and various Codes of Practice.
- Desktop review of proposed projects for potential environmental effects.
- Assist with project scoping and/or coordination, with the potential to lead crews in the field.
- Prepare and submit approval applications to provincial and federal regulatory agencies. Applications may include but are not limited to Water Act approvals and notifications, Enhanced Approval Applications, TFA, TDLs, Historical Resource Act Clearances and CER applications and reporting.
- Prepare and submit approval applications through federal and provincial online filing systems. Familiarity with these systems for regulatory applications and reporting will be required.
- Complete EAP supplements and other documents in support of regulatory filings.
- Prepare resource specific management plans such as Caribou Management Plans.
- Regulatory compliance and reporting. Develop Environmental Protection Plans for Oil and Gas related projects. Familiar with federal and provincial regulations. Ability to review project documents for compliance.
- Participate in construction footprint planning, providing advice to ensure regulatory compliance with required setback distances.
- Participate in construction planning, providing advice to ensure compliance with Restricted Activity Periods and required pre-construction environmental sweeps.
- Provide technical guidance to CCI staff.
- Provide expertise and advice during construction projects.
- Manage and complete post-construction monitoring projects.
- Complete required records of construction and post-construction monitoring for submission to the client or the regulator.
- Participate in meetings with existing and potential clients as required.
- Working knowledge of drilling waste disposal requirements in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and BC. Ability to complete Directive 050 calculations for drilling waste disposal and submitted subsequent drilling waste disposal notifications to the AER.
- Familiar with provincial Incident Reporting Guidelines for horizontal directional drilling inadvertent releases.
- Assist with project reporting for a variety of requirements (i.e., water quality and drilling waste disposal post construction reporting).
- Act as a liaison with local, provincial, and federal regulatory agencies.
- Advise construction personnel on major decisions such as wet weather shutdowns or courses of action to deal with unexpected environmental and construction conditions.
- Monitor compliance with applicable environmental requirements and commitments relevant to pipeline construction and operations.
- Post-secondary degree or diploma in natural sciences
- Field experience required
- Excellent knowledge of various provincial acts and regulations
- Proficient in Microsoft Office
- Must be extremely organized and be able to prioritize workload
- Excellent communicator and team player, able to work within a multi-disciplinary team environment
- Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record
- Safety certification will be required prior to field deployment
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.