Environmental Advisor

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  • Canada British Columbia
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
NES Fircroft is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas Industry.
Our client is seeking an Environmental Advisor for a long-term contract in Kitimat, BC.

  • Demonstrate a strong personal commitment to HSSE
  • Develop strong working relationships with your team and other internal and external stakeholders
  • Display a strong positive attitude to manage change and improvement in our processes, ways of working and our overall performance.
  • Use your ability to utilize flexible thinking with well developed problem solving skills
  • Have a commitment to authentic, honest, open, and transparent communication with the courage to share views, insights, uncomfortable truths whilst accepting and supporting decisions made.
  • Work in a cross-functional team to execute the environmental requirements identified in project permits, management plans and procedures:
    • Support and collaborate to ensure a robust permit application.
    • Ensure adequate delivery of required verification of compliance
    • Advise and assist construction in executing field requirements
  • Support the development, implementation and revision of environment monitoring programs, procedures and management plans.
  • Assist in fisheries offset and wetland effectiveness monitoring programs, reporting and follow-up.
  • During construction, commissioning and start-up phases support implementation of lessons learned, execution assurance and handover from project to asset.
  • Coordinate and participate in audit and assurance activities to support verification of environmental data, regulatory compliance and continuous improvement
  • Participate in investigations for environmental incidents and support implementation of corrective actions
  • Coordinate and oversee consultants completing on-site activities including various field monitoring, wildlife surveys, remediation activities, fish and amphibian salvage, vegetation surveys, etc.
  • Present to internal and external stakeholders related to environment and regulatory compliance and mitigations

  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills towards building relationships in a dynamic, integrated, diverse/multi-cultural environment
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced project environment.
  • Degree related to Environmental Science or Biology or similar background with increased experience. 
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with construction projects and / or environmental monitoring. Commissioning and start-up experience an asset.
  • Experience with fisheries, water quality, effluent management, waste, and wildlife
  • Working knowledge of Federal and Provincial Environmental Regulatory requirements
  • An understanding of key HSSE risks and working safely

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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