The Environmental Lead is responsible for providing environmental support and advice to the project team and work with the Environmental Manager and existing Lead to support the successful implementation of objectives and policies.

  • Work with the Environmental team to maintain the Environmental Management System and compliance with ISO 14001:2015.
  • Support the Environmental Manager as required.
  • Lead the Environmental team as required.
  • Work with the Environmental and Construction team to ensure we are compliant with applicable best practices, regulations, Environmental Protection Plans (EPPs), Environmental Management Plans (EMPs), and site- specific plans.
  • Provide guidance to project teams in the development of site-specific plans to ensure environmental compliance.
  • Provide reports and attend meetings as required.
  • Provide professional advice on construction environmental issues.
  • Respond to queries and correspondence on environmental issues.
  • Identify significant environmental impacts for projects and provide input on the set-up of site yards, including necessary controls.
  • Report environmental incidents as per the Environmental Reporting Procedure.
  • Log and monitor environmental incidents, spills and non-conformances.
  • Attend daily foremen’s meetings.
  • Provide an on-site presence and attend site-specific meetings with owner company representatives.
  • Disseminate information issued by the environmental supervision to relevant personnel.
  • Identify and develop site specific environmental mitigations.
  • Develop site-specific plans as required, to ensure applicable environmental compliance.
  • Monitor project works to ensure compliance with permits, regulations and environmental plans.
  • Carry out collection, storage and analysis of environmental data.
  • Liaise with owner representatives and regulators (with owner permission) on environmental issues.
  • Identify personnel that require environmental training and provide training. 
  • Produce Project Environmental Management Plans (EMPs) and send to the Environmental Manger for review.
  • Ensure compliance with the Site Waste Management Plan and help complete manifest documentation closure.
  • Undertake project environmental inspections to ensure controls are in place and working.
  • Report environmental inspections to the Environmental Lead.
  • Monitor progress in closing out Corrective Action Requests (CARs) and Observations raised during company or owner audits.
  • Provide a knowledgeable and professional service to both internal and external clients.
  • Assist in developing a team atmosphere between the Company and owner environmental personnel.
  • Assist in ensuring the successful completion of environmental components of the Project Turnover Package.
Note: In addition to these duties’ personnel are required to carry out such other duties as may be reasonably required in order to support the objectives of the Company.

  • Preference given to CPESC. 
  • Diploma or degree in an environmental related field and/or combination of education and relevant experience.
  • Professional designation is considered an asset.
  • Minimum eight (8) years of experience of relevant Environmental experience.
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience in a Senior Environmental or Lead position.    
  • Experience with ESC, spill clean-up, contaminated sites, regulatory permitting and reporting is considered an asset.
Skills and Knowledge
  • Understanding of the oil and gas pipeline construction industry.
  • Understanding of environmental management theories, methodologies and industry practices.

This position is field based in Chetwynd, British Columbia, working Monday to Saturday, 12 hours per day.

The Environmental Lead reports to the Environmental Manager. The Environmental Lead has supervisory duties shared with the other Environmental Lead.
 We thank all applicants in advance. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Department: Environmental
This is a term-project based position position

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