Environmental Engineer or Specialist
Location: Trail, British Columbia, CA
Closing Date: March 23, 2022
Reporting to the Superintendent, Environmental Management, the Environmental Engineer or Environment Specialist participates in the development, implementation and monitoring of environmental strategies, policies and programs, examines operational activities to establish where improvements can be made, and ensures compliance with environmental legislation.
This position is one of the various positions reporting directly to the Superintendent, Environmental Management. The other positions are: Environmental Engineer; Environmental Specialist; Environmental Coordinator; Technician, Industrial Hygiene; and Data Analyst, Environmental Monitoring. The Environmental department is growing, and this is a new opportunity to support Trail Operations as part of the Environment Team.
Portfolio rotations are in place for this role and incumbents are required to focus on various aspects of the Accountabilities based on assigned portfolio.
Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures Establishes and promotes the maintenance of a Safe and Healthy working environment; conforms to the Corporate and Trail Operations Safety and Health Programs and ensures personal compliance with Control Document #3843 – Roles and Accountabilities for the Safety & Health Manages assigned technical staff and/or trades in the day-to-day performance of their work, coordinates and distributes assignments, monitors workloads and backlogs and makes necessary adjustments, develops and implements procedures, methods, standards and controls, and ensure the availability of necessary tools and equipment Ensures regulatory compliance with provincial, federal and international environmental legislation including negotiating terms for permits, investigating permit violations and related legal issues, carrying out audits and assessments, identifying and resolving environmental problems and reporting on performance to internal and external stakeholders and regulators Develops environmental policy, plans and actions based on external standards (e.g. ISO 14001), supports plant managers in environmental protection analysis and the development and assessment of plant specific procedures and control measures, proposes or assesses solutions, and conducts compliance audits and/or provides support to corporate and external auditors Responds to employee and public feedback related to environmental concerns, conducts investigations, recommends plan of action and follows up with caller Reviews and updates Environmental Management System (EMS) reports and control documents in relation to changing regulations, equipment, processes or procedures Establishes procedures for assigned facilities, including monitoring facilities, maintains related preventive maintenance orders, lead contingency plan testing, and oversees the work of in-house or contracted maintenance staff Provides environment related support to Trail Operations projects including carrying out impact assessments to identify, assess and reduce environmental risks and financial costs Participates in rotating on-call schedule Perform other related duties as required
B.Sc. in Environmental Engineering or relevant degree in applied science (e.g., Chemistry) or equivalent experience is required Professional status in BC, or eligible for registration (e.g., P.Eng., P.Ag., P.Chem.) is required Experience in industrial or environmental sampling is required. Experience in management of industrial emissions would be an asset Strong analytical and technical skills, and advanced computer skills required to support data analysis and satisfy reporting requirements are required Demonstrated ability to independently develop and execute work plans in accordance with the department’s objectives and schedule, combined with an ability to weigh and prioritize competing issues with multiple constraints. Demonstrated supervisory experience and/or understanding of the 9705 collective agreement and related letters of understanding would be an asset Knowledge and experience with Environmental Management Systems such as ISO 14001 is desirable Experience with developing standard operating procedure is desirable. Understanding of the integrated nature of metallurgical processes through a variety of operational experiences at Trail would be a strong asset Ability to interact with public and regulators in the performance of duties is required
Successful candidates must be fully vaccinated against infection by COVID-19. Candidates who are unable to be vaccinated due to a personal characteristic protected under applicable human rights legislation may request to be exempt from this requirement. We will do our best to accommodate those who are unable to be vaccinated.
At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.
Qualified applicants interested in joining a dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically.
We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc and energy. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK.
The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck is building partnerships and capacity to confront sustainability challenges within the regions in which it operates and at the global level. In 2020, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the eleventh straight year, indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices rank in the top 10 per cent of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index.
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