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Contract: Environmental and Regulatory Advisor / Canada

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Location: Calgary, Canada
The valued client, a large Oil & Gas company is looking for an experienced Environmental and Regulatory Advisor to join their busy team in Kearl Lake, AB.


The Environmental and Regulatory Advisor is the single point of contact for all environmental and regulatory matters and is responsible for the coordination and oversight of environmental and regulatory programs, including engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning aspects.




• Work with environmental and/or socioeconomic and/or health consultants and the Project Team (PT), as necessary, to implement the Environmental Management and Regulatory Compliance Plan (ERCP)

• Assist the project's Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) Manager in supporting project-related Environmental & Regulatory (E&R) activities, identifying/implementing appropriate/best environmental and/or socioeconomic and/or health practices and company's lessons learned

• Obtain identified project permits/licenses/approvals in a timely manner; track/steward the project approvals process and the project's compliance status, as applicable

 • Interface with project design and execution teams to ensure that the company environmental, socioeconomic, and health requirements/standards are properly integrated into project designs and implementation plans

• Provide (to the project's SHE Manager), input for cost and schedule estimates related to the regulatory approvals/compliance process and the development and implementation of the project's ERCP and other E&R deliverables

 • Recommend appropriate environmental and/or socioeconomic and/or health issues/impacts avoidance/mitigation measures and oversee their implementation

 • Work with EPC contractors to ensure the development of appropriate and acceptable E&R plans (e.g., Environmental Management Plans, Waste Management Plans, Spill Response Plans) applicable to their scope of work • Review EPC contractor E&R plans and other deliverables for comprehensiveness and acceptability regarding environmental and/or regulatory matters, as prescribed in the project's Coordination Procedures and other contractual documents

 • Provide guidance to the PT and EPC contractors related to overall regulatory compliance and E&R performance as required by applicable regulatory requirements, project obligations, and commitments

 • Develop and ensure the proper implementation of effective EMP implementation/E&R performance monitoring procedures regarding environmental and/or regulatory matters

• Coordinate EMP implementation/E&R performance monitoring activities regarding environmental and/or regulatory matters with Site Construction Managers and/or Supervisors

 • Provide assistance to the PT and EPC contractors regarding EMP implementation and E&R performance regarding environmental and/or socioeconomic and/or health matters

 • Conduct routine inspections/assessments of EPC Contractors' work sites regarding environmental and/or regulatory matters

• Investigate, record, and report identified E&R compliance initiatives and non-compliance situations regarding environmental and/or regulatory matters

 • Ensure the proper and timely completion and submission of EMP implementation/E&R performance monitoring/reporting forms and documents regarding environmental and/or regulatory matters

• Prepare project/internal E&R and regulatory compliance stewardship reports regarding environmental and/or regulatory matters

• Coordinate the activities of environmental and/or regulatory technical experts hired to undertake specific E&R-related tasks

• Assist the PT, as appropriate, regarding special tasks, studies and reports related to overall E&R topics and regulatory compliance requirements regarding environmental and/or regulatory matters

• Oversee communications/the flow of information between field locations and the Project SHE Manager regarding E&R matters

• Coordinate and participate in project worker and PT E&R performance/EMP implementation-related and other environmental and/or regulatory matters training/awareness sessions

 • Organize and participate in investigations and follow-up of incidents, including development of remedial action plans




• Ensure establishment and proper implementation of work processes at the site level as stipulated in the Project Safety Plan

• Monitor, investigate, identify, and resolve site level SSHE issues with company and contractor’s site management and Safety, Security, Health, and Environment (SSHE) organizations to implement project specific site safety programs

• Work with company and contractor’s site management and Safety, Security, Health, and Environment (SSHE) organizations to implement project specific site safety programs

• Advise site Project Team (company, contractor, and subcontractors) of company, contractor, and local authorities’ safety requirements, regulations, expectations, and best practices

• Promote safety awareness and safe performance among Project Team members, including consultants and contractor personnel

• Identify and work to eliminate site hazards, unsafe conditions, and unsafe acts; work with company, contractor, and subcontractor management toward achieving an injury-free workplace

• Conduct periodic safety inspections / assessments onsite in accordance with established project and site safety plans or as requested by Project Team members




• Applicants must possess a University degree in Natural or Environmental Sciences, Natural Resource Management, Social Sciences (e.g., anthropology, sociology), Engineering or some other technical field related to E&R management regarding environmental and/or regulatory matters

• Candidates should have relevant experience regarding the environmental and/or regulatory field(s) preferably related to a construction or extractive industry project; especially working in a field environment

• Demonstrated work experience in construction safety-related positions (including some prior oil & gas experience) desirable

• Knowledge of oilsands regulations desirable

• Excellent English speaking and writing skills required

• Demonstrated ability to develop successful internal and external working relationships with emphasis on interfacing in a team environment

• Candidates should have good interpersonal skills, some supervisory/organizational talents, and proven ability to work in a positive team manner

• Must be fit for duty for a construction field environment (examples include uneven, unpaved walking surfaces, large structures that are accessible only via ladders or stairs, standing for extended time periods, climbing, bending, walking, reaching, and other physical demands)

• Ability to work in harsh environments (examples include temperature and / or humidity extremes, remote locations with limited amenities) with changing priorities

• Ability to set priorities and work independently in performing contractor services with an appreciation for company processes and procedures

• No training will be provided (other than the company's specific safety standards and procedures)


Please note: Candidates must be fully vaccinated. This is a fly in and fly out role where camp is provided. The rotation for the camp would 21 days on/ 21 days off.

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