Category: Mining / Oil and Gas
Construction Qualified Environmental Professional (QEP) The Role We have an exciting opportunity for a certified QEP as part of the Owner’s Environmental team, with proven experience providing leadership and support to construction personnel to successfully manage environmental performance during the execution phase of large capital projects.
The QEP will use their knowledge, skills and experience to promote a positive culture that integrates environmental commitments and requirements throughout various aspects of construction activities to minimize adverse environmental impacts.
Responsibilities•Promote positive environmental awareness with construction personnel to drive environmental performance, for example meet with Contractors to communicate environmental objectives •Work closely with all project team members to ensure the requirements of the Construction Environmental Management Plan, Contractor Environmental Protection Plan, regulatory requirements and company policies are adhered to •Work with site personnel and project leadership to manage environmental mitigation and monitoring activities to identify risks, develop adaptive management plans, and identify regulatory requirements (as needed) •Continually evaluate environmental conditions and recommend improvements in work methods, practices, and/or procedures to avoid environmental impacts/risks and facilitate construction progress •Interact with and provide information to Area Construction Managers and others to ensure continued good environmental performance •Act as liaison to exchange information between site construction team (environmental – engineering) and Vancouver-based engineering, owner’s and environmental teams •Facilitate, participate in, and track all site-based Project environmental training requirements •Ensure incident investigations are conducted on all incidents and near misses to determine root cause(s) and develop recommendations for corrective and preventative action •Ensure incident and investigation reports are submitted to HSE Lead in a timely manner •Rotational shifts 10 days on-site, 10 days off
Qualifications •Minimum B.Sc. or equivalent in a related discipline (Biology, Environmental Sciences, Agrology) and professional registration with an accredited association in BC relevant to their expertise. •Minimum five to seven years experience in a Construction Environmental Monitoring or QEP role in linear facilities (tunnels, pipelines, etc.) •CPESC (Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control) certification •Demonstrated experience designing, implementing and/or managing a broad range of environmental risks and issues including:◦Stormwater management (e.g., installation of temporary sediment and erosion control diversion structures) ◦surface water quality monitoring and in-stream construction techniques ◦sewage treatment plants and effluent discharge ◦wildlife and vegetation pre-clearing surveys and managing species at risk issues ◦spill response plans and procedures ◦air quality management ◦waste management ◦progressive reclamation and site restoration techniques •Effective technical writing skills, including report and document review •Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision •Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal are essential •Ability to work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary group and in a team environment •Strong problem-solving, and decision-making abilities •Ability and interest to travel and work in remote locations •Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License Knowledge •Extensive knowledge and familiarity with provincial environmental legislation and permitting requirements pursuant to the Environmental Management Act, Water Sustainability Act, Riparian Areas Protection Act, Wildlife Act, Lands Act, Forest Act, Forest and Range Practices Act, and Heritage Conservation Act •Extensive knowledge and familiarity with federal environmental legislation and permitting requirements pursuant to the Fisheries Act, Species at Risk Act, Migratory Birds Convention Act, Canadian Environmental Protection Act, Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, and Explosives Act •Extensive knowledge and familiarity with RISC standards or more current professional standards, sampling methodologies, provincial best management practices, guidelines and policies Additional Assets •Current first aid/CPR certification
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