Environmental Engineer – Contract

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Job Summary (JOB ID: EE20210901):

Seeking a qualified Environmental Engineer to engage with Breakwater Vantage on a contract basis.  Successful candidates will be contacted.

Breakwater Vantage Inc. is currently seeking an Environmental Engineer to join our growing team of professionals. The position will be based out of our Calgary office and has the opportunity to become permanent status.


The successful specialist, Environment will report directly to the senior management within our Calgary office and will provide environmental support to Breakwater Vantage post construction monitoring program and interact with projects and operations personnel. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Support, environmental liability management, carbon footprint, carbon credits, construction and operations primarily with our established business unit and other business units undertaking new projects and integrity programs. In managing the environmental requirements of the post construction management program, activities of the Specialist, Environment include the following: Manage monthly and annual environmental reporting requirements (program activities and results, remediation requirements); Manage consultant activities associated with the evaluation of revegetation, weeds and soils evaluations to ensure equivalent land capability following construction activity; Direct environmental consultants and be accountable for related budgets and internal and external reporting requirements; Read and understand project schedules, cost controls, sub-contractor scopes and able to manage them on a daily basis Supervise all site activities Experience in the following:
Soil/sediment remediation Landfill construction Earthwork and site development. Work Details Include: Participate in sustainability management and reporting, focusing on leading indicator reporting; Complete environmental risk assessment and implement effective strategies to minimize and control risk; Work with construction, pipeline integrity and operations groups to ensure identified features are remediated; Participate in annual Operations team work plan development and ensure accountability for the environment components; Provide environmental input on annual Pipeline Performance Measures reporting to the NEB; Expand understanding/execution strategy for weed management across assets; and Participate in industry work groups regarding their successes/challenges on their Post Construction Monitoring programs. Optional: Build out business opportunities or employment with First Nations; Represent the company on environmental matters to landowners, Aboriginal communities, and regulatory bodies including the Alberta Energy Regulator, BC Oil and Gas Commission and the National Energy Board; and assist in providing environmental
guidance, support and awareness to field staff; Ensure operational adherence with Environmental Management Program.


Skills and Qualifications: Specialist with relevant experience (on-site training); Seeking candidates who are in progress or possess a Diploma or Degree in Environmental Engineering, or similar field. Demonstrated ability to adapt to a changing business climate, while applying sound judgment to improve processes and solve problems. Collaborative team member, self-starter, with strong communication and organizational skills. Plan and execute projects at/or under budgeted costs Communicate to management any changes in conditions and/or communications with the client from the field level. Interface with client onsite to complete project deliverables and manage subcontractors on a daily basis and ensure compliance with health and safety and quality requirements.