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  • Job reference: RMS0199813

Environmental Specialist IV

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Calgary, Alberta
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 21/09/2018
  • Duration: 12 month renewable
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The Role:
Our Client is looking for a senior-level individual (Contract position) to join its Remediation and Liability Management Team. This position will be part of a small, integrated team of technical specialists and program managers that direct consultant work on a large number of projects in Canada. The position will also liaise with key stakeholders including landowners, regulators, consultants and contractors.

Responsibilities
* Manage a large portfolio of downstream remediation sites across Canada
* Provide technical direction to consultants on downstream remediation projects
* Communicate and negotiate solutions with challenging stakeholders
* Evaluate technical evidence for legal claims
* Ensure remediation project work complies with safety standards and policies
* Conduct field site inspections

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Minimum Bachelor's degree in engineering, environmental science, geology, or a related field of study
* Minimum of 10 years of assessment, remediation and project management experience, preferably with downstream sites.
* Registration, or eligible for registration, with a relevant professional association in Alberta or another province (e.g., P.Eng.; P.Geol.; P.Ag)
* Legally entitled to work in Canada on a full-time basis without restrictions

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications
* Familiarity with environmental legislation in various provinces
* Experience with legal claims relating to contaminated sites
* Ability to work with minimal supervision
* Based in Calgary and willing to travel within Canada 6 - 10 times per year on short-duration trips
* Superior organizational abilities, especially the ability to work many short- and long-term issues or projects concurrently
* High level of technical competence
* Demonstrated problem solving and conflict management skills
* Excellent interpersonal, written & oral communication skills
* Good computer and data management skills
* Ability to read, write and speak French is not mandatory, but considered an asset.

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