NTR/GTA Remediation Project Lead
CNL - Historic Waste Program Managment Office
Port Hope, ON, CA
21h ago
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Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) includes in its mandate, on behalf of the Government of Canada, the management and remediation of sites impacted by historic low-level radioactive waste.

CNL's Historic Waste Program Management Office (HWP MO) in Port Hope, ON is currently developing and implementing remediation activities at sites in Port Hope, the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and along the Northern Transportation Route (NTR).

CNL staff in various departments of the HWP MO support the ongoing activities of these three Initiatives.

This NTR / GTA Remediation Project Lead (Project Lead) position is accountable for providing the direct oversight of planning and execution activities for the GTA and NTR scopes of work, working from the Port Hope office.

Current project focus is on finalizing Remedial Conceptual Designs, which will feed the development of Remedial Action Plans for the remaining impacted sites.

These sites exist along this uranium ore transportation route between the mine on Great Bear Lake, NT and the railhead in Fort McMurray, AB.

The NTR Initiative is currently gaining speed, and applicants will hit the ground running on their arrival at CNL.

NTR Initiative Big Picture :

  • Uranium ore spills have been characterized at sites along the 2,000 km transportation route between radium / uranium mine on Great Bear Lake and the railhead in Fort McMurray
  • Remediation of five areas in NT and two areas in AB remain to complete the multi-year NTR Initiative
  • Approximately 8,000 m3 of impacted materials (mostly soils) to be remediated at sites in the Sahtu, southeastern Northwest Territories and northern Alberta
  • NTR Initiative Activities :

  • Maintaining stakeholder support of the NTR Initiative
  • Preparation of Remedial Conceptual Designs and Action Plans for the impacted sites
  • Preparation of Detailed Designs for all site remediation activities
  • Obtaining permits to perform the site remediation activities
  • Completing remediation, verification and restoration of impacted sites
  • Achieving closure to federal liability at the impacted sites
  • Duties of Project Lead :

    The Project Lead reports to the Manager, NTR / GTA and is directly supported by a Project Coordinator. The Project Lead also has access to a wide range of corporate support resources from Communications to Quality Assurance.

    The Project Lead will be the technical subject matter expert for the work and is responsible for the frequent liaisons with the leadership and staff of other CNL support teams such as Communications & Stakeholder Relations, OSH, RP, QA, etc.

    The Project Lead is accountable for the finalization of planning activities and the execution of the remediation and restoration of impacted sites in northern Alberta, the southeastern Northwest Territories and the Greater Toronto Area.

    The Project Lead is also responsible for planning, tracking and reporting on project budgets and schedules.

    The Project Lead is also responsible for preparing formal Scopes of Work, providing guidance to and reviewing the work of project consultants and contractors and CNL project staff throughout the life cycle of the NTR Initiative.

    This includes using their extensive knowledge of remedial planning, design and construction, to facilitate successful outcomes for the NTR and GTA Initiatives.

    Minimum Qualifications of Project Lead :

    The successful applicant brings broad experience leading multiple site characterization and remediation projects, and

  • holds a university degree in an applied science (preferably civil engineering or environmental science) or the equivalent in education and experience resulting in sound knowledge of an environmental remediation projects (e.
  • g., site assessment and remediation or hazardous / radioactive waste management)

  • has at least fifteen (15) years of progressively responsible project experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience, in a senior or project lead capacity on Construction and Remediation projects, including experience successfully managing or supervising the work of others, including contractors, consultants and project team staff in a remediation project management
  • has a track record for leading large projects from definition, investigation, design, budgeting through to completion of construction,
  • has extensive experience in managing teams and budgets through complex multi-stakeholder environments,
  • has a good understanding of environmental regulations and standards,
  • has extensive knowledge of processes related to strategic planning, human resources, and the management of people,
  • has strong project management skills, including planning, budgeting, resourcing, time management, negotiation skills, contract management and administration, and progress reporting for an executive audience.
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