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Aboriginal/Indigenous Relations (Senior)

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Calgary, Alberta
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/04/2019
  • Duration: 12 months renewable
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The Role:
General Information:
Reporting to the Technical Services Manager, the Technical TK Lead's primary role is to provide technical expertise relating to Indigenous Relations in alignment with corporate objectives. The Lead will work closely with the IR, Regulatory, Legal and Project Management teams, IR Managers and Engagement Leads to ensure the timely and accurate preparation of regulatory deliverables. The Lead will coordinate all tasks and activities related to gathering and assessing the information obtained from key contributors.

* Work as part of a high performing team of technical experts to provide timely, coordinated and innovative support to business client groups;
* Considered a fully functional Technical writer, using established procedures to conduct work.
* Accountability for the completion of accurate regulatory filing documentation for the areas of Indigenous Relations, in compliance with Federal, Provincial, and local regulatory requirements;
* Lead author for IR regulatory filing contributions including applicable sections of project descriptions, applications, supplemental filings, engagement summaries and updates, information requests from regulators and interveners, responses to Oral TK hearings, written evidence, reply and final arguments, issue statements as they relate to TK and ESA-related components;
* Provide guidance and technical review of TK and ESA-related components of IR regulatory filings;
* Participate in regulatory filing review sessions to ensure awareness of deliverables and provide oversight and accountability of strategy of responses, as required;
* Support management of ESA consultant for IR regulatory deliverables, including mitigation responses, TK data validation, incorporation of issues and concerns into ESA, the assessment of traditional land and resource use (TLRU) and any subsequent regulatory filings for projects;
* Interface with Environment and Engagement Leads regarding input to recommendations for non-standard mitigation measures;
* Escalation of issues relative to schedule risk, quality, commitments, or ESA consultant deliverables;
* Track IR regulatory deliverables and update IR regulatory filings schedule;
* Interface with Regulatory Services project management;
* Provide quality and regular review of engagement logs;
* Track IR commitments and update on regular basis; and
Other duties as required.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Knowledge of regulatory requirements of municipal, provincial and federal jurisdictions;
* Familiar with federal, provincial, and territorial environmental assessment processes;
* Understanding of sensitivities and confidentiality surrounding TK from Indigenous groups;
* Pipeline and/or powerline experience;
* Excellent communication skills - verbal and written;
* Is considered a fully functional Technical writer, using established procedures to conduct work
* Ability to work within a dynamic and high performing environment;
* Interpersonal, coaching, mentoring, change management, mediation and negotiation skills;
* Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with colleagues and management, able to lead and be led;
* Highly motivated to adapt to a rapidly changing environment and to plan and organize numerous projects; and
* Ability to provide technical leadership which encourages good working relationships.

Education and Experience:

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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