Job Description : Overall Purpose of Job : The Environmental Specialist reports directly to the Environmental Manager and is responsible for construction planning and execution, and compliance monitoring in terrestrial, riparian, freshwater, and marine areas.
Primary Job Duties / Functions : Responsible for the review of construction scopes against regulatory requirements, permit conditions, and Environmental Management Requirements.
Consult crews planning and execution of construction activities under Fisheries Act Authorizations and other permits. Oversight of execution contractors and support staffProvide professional opinion on matters related to execution of environmentally sensitive scopesField direction of effective execution of habitat complexing scopes, construction, and reclamationEnsuring compliance with federal and provincial regulations, and investigating compliance and conformance.
Effective record keeping of environmental observations and compliance monitoring activitiesProvide Qualified Environmental Professional oversight and input into environmental work packages and compliance observationsConduct and document pre-disturbance and construction monitoring activities, document action items, and close out Implements and supervises techniques to minimize environmental hazards.
Performs and inspects construction activities against permit conditions and regulations. Supervises, training courses and trapper educational courses.
Assists in mentoring junior field staff, writing proposals, operations, logistics, quality control and planning.Works independently and in a cross disciplinary team environment.
Role is predominantly field based with office support for administrative component.Participates in the development of standards, guidelines and program execution as they relate to health, environment and safety (HES) policies, procedures, standards.
Interacts and interfaces with clients and environmental regulators.Liaises with project teams and clients.Working Conditions : Project site / field working conditions.
Onsite-site project workspace of various conditions which may include temporary office facilities and exposure to moving, mechanical parts and vibration, high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, and various levels of outside weather.