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Job Title: Senior Advisor, Environment
Employer: Capital Power Corporation
Location: Warburg, Alberta (80 km SW of Edmonton)

Company Overview

Capital Power (TSX: CPX) is dedicated to delivering Responsible Energy for Tomorrow. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, we’re a growth-oriented North American power producer that creates dependable, cost-effective and innovative electricity solutions to power a sustainable future.

As a group of experts and innovators in our field, we’re taking a leadership role in developing renewables, improving thermal generation efficiency and supporting the development of carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) solutions to support a low-carbon energy system.

Join us in powering a clean energy future!

One Permanent, Full-Time Position.

Capital Power Corporation is currently seeking an innovative and results-oriented individual to join our Genesee team.

The Senior Advisor, Environment is accountable for the performance environmental support functions for Genesee on an as assigned basis. This includes providing oversight and supervision of the lab ensuring all units are aware of and in compliance with all applicable environmental legislation and regulations, internal CPC policies and reporting requirements.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Act as a subject matter expert to employees, supervisors and managers to interpret, implement and ensure consistent application of internal environmental standards and compliance with environmental regulations, permits and approvals.
  • Support continual improvement and environmental protection in a zero incident HSE culture.
  • Direct supervision of the Genesee Lab Personnel and Operations
  • Manage data for all compliance reporting including air, water, and waste to support operations and meet all compliance and Corporate regulatory obligations.
  • Coordinate and provide guidance to meet all stack testing requirements (RATA’s, CGA’s and all other stack testing required by applicable permits).
  • Support water sampling and reporting requirements as per permits and applicable regulations.
  • Support all requirements associated with Spill Prevention, Control and emergency response plans.
  • Develops and maintains documentation of site-specific environmental procedures.
  • Exercising sound judgement in the enforcement of statutes, regulations, codes and standards Liaising with local government, public, industry and aboriginal authorities when required.
  • Supervise environmental consultants as required. Effectively manage scheduling and budget and monitor compliance to policies, standards, regulatory requirements and mitigation of risks.
  • Identify the necessary budget requirements for the provision of environmental support, including studies, consultants, testing, inspection and audit as necessary.
  • Provide input and support where required regarding potential environmental impacts of operational process changes.
  • Follow-up on environmental incidents to ensure proper notification to regulatory authorities, root-cause analysis, and resolution.
  • Provide support, guidance and leadership to direct reports, in support of the Pro-3 roles.
  • Provide growth opportunities via delegation of tasks Pro-3 roles including cross-functional support of related groups (E&I, Reliability, Turnaround, Mechanical, etc.
  • Proactively identify developing risk situations to Environmental Performance, Compliance obligations, targets and management. Same in consultation with staff in the Laboratory supervision role.
  • Proactively advise Senior Managers where non-routine risks to Water Chemistry impacts on Operations, Compliance or Reputation develop.
  • Manage Hazardous waste and reporting.
  • Participate in the Environmental Risk Profile Summary Report Reviews.
  • Follow-up on environmental audit issues to assist with action plan and to ensure adequate resolution.
  • On a quarterly basis, prepare a summary of outstanding environmental audit issues including analysis with respect to timing and resolution plants.
  • To carry out environmental inspections, conduct investigations and monitor compliance of environmental, health and safety statutes, regulations and the territorial compliance strategy.
  • Writing reports, distributing to proper authorities and following up to ensure that corrective actions have been undertaken.
  • Provides environment coaching expertise, guidance, leadership, and support to all levels of the organization.
  • Serves as a key point of contact and response for environmental, health and safety management.
  • Demonstrates a strong working rapport/relationship with peers and external contacts.

Education:

  • University degree in engineering or natural/General sciences or Associates or Technical degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, or equivalent.

Experience:

  • 7 to 10 years of related practical experience, leadership skills, with a record of teamwork, commitment to progress, innovation and excellence.
  • Strong understanding of environmental legislation, laws, and regulations, and the ability to gather updates and changes.
  • Thorough understanding of environmental policy, environmental aspects, and environmental management systems.
  • Strong foundation in the sciences.
  • Thorough understanding of CEMS and reporting requirements.

Technical Skills:

  • Solid technical background in laboratory and analytical skills, problem solving, communication, time management and interpersonal skills
  • Writing technical reports including details with respect to environmental laws and regulations.
  • Communication through various office technologies (Microsoft Teams/teleconference/online meetings) required.
  • Good understanding of power operations and associated environmental risk.
  • Strong data management and Excel experience.

Working Conditions:

  • Heavy industrial facility designated as a safety sensitive location. Physical mobility and ability to use PPE required.
  • Potential for infrequent after hour calls as part of incident or emergency notification process.

Additional Details

In order to be considered for this role you must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

As this is a safety sensitive position, clearance of a pre-employment drug & alcohol test is required.

Note to Applicants: The Genesee Generating Station is 80 kilometers southwest of Edmonton – you must provide your own transportation. A site premium is provided.

We’re committed to providing a meaningful work experience that challenges you to be your best at every stage of your career with us. You will be empowered to take on opportunities you never thought you would.

We offer a highly flexible benefits and wellness program, comprehensive onboarding and training, and various development opportunities to support your success and personal growth.

We’re passionate about our employees and proud to foster a culture that values diversity; realizing an inclusive and diverse team is paramount to help grow our company and power the future. We’re proud to foster an environment where employees go home safe every day feeling physically, emotionally and financially supported.

How To Apply

Capital Power only accepts resumes via online application at http://www.capitalpower.com/careers. If you choose to submit your resume by any other means, we cannot guarantee that your application will be considered for vacancies.

Thank you for taking the time to apply and expressing interest in Capital Power. We wish that we could personally respond to everyone who applies; however, it is our practice to contact only those individuals selected for interviews.

Capital Power is committed to providing a fair and transparent hiring process. We recognize and embrace the value of diversity and hire employees with the appropriate skills, experience and knowledge for each position.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Nov 17 2021    ID: 61916