The Environmental Specialist executes environment programs for assigned accounts and ensures ongoing compliance to all internal and external requirements to assist the account team in mitigating and managing environmental risks and improving related performance. In addition, the Environment Specialist assists the Health, Safety and Environment team in the development and deployment of environmental management system and associated tools, processes and procedures according to applicable external management systems.
KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
The incumbent will be primarily responsible for managing environmental aspects.
Program Execution Executes environment programs and promotes an environmental culture for the assigned accounts Provides guidance and advice to account team members on environmental matters, notably relating to petroleum storage system and contaminated soil, in accordance to all applicable internal and external requirements. Applies knowledge of related regulations Executes environmental processes and procedures for assigned accounts Collaborates with account teams to maintains environmental management systems registration including but not limited to ISO 14001. Conducts internal systems audit and executes annual re-registration process requirements Achieves environmental objectives for assigned accounts Assists and collaborates with the environment team to develop and continuously improve environmental management system and associated processes and procedures according to applicable external management systems
Incident Investigation, Resolution & Reduction Investigates and resolves incidents, notably contaminated soil incidents Conducts root-cause analysis, identifies incident causes, and implements corrective and preventative measures Tracks, records, maintains and reports incident data. Identifies and analyzes trends Reviews and implements modifications to work plans, processes, procedures to reduce recurring incidents and the environment performance
Communication & Training Assists in the development and delivers environmental training to account team members Assists in the development and deploys environmental communication to account team members
Compliance Management Monitors and enforces compliance to all internal and external environmental requirements Conducts environmental audits and other types of reviews to monitor compliance to environmental requirements and to identify risks Communicates observations, non-compliance and risks to stakeholders, and provides and implements corrective and preventative measures to ensure compliance and mitigate risks Prepares and submits compliance reports Other duties as assigned
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Bilingual in English and French (written and spoken) University degree (bachelor or master) in Environmental Sciences 3 to 5 years of environmental program execution work experience Knowledge of environmental regulatory requirements, notably relating to petroleum storage systems and environmental site assessments and remediation Knowledge of environmental management systems – ISO 14001, etc Strong program execution abilities Advanced communication, influence and persuasion skills Ability to promote environmental programs and influence stakeholders to achieve environmental objectives Ability to deliver environmental-related training Ability to investigate and resolve environmental incidents, conduct root cause analysis skills along with preventative and corrective measure implementation Effective written communication skills Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Licenses and/or Professional Accreditation LEED credential: Green Associate
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