Environmental / Regulatory Advisor II

Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada

Job Reference 1238830

Location Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada

Industry Oil & Gas - Onshore Oil

Function Health, Safety & Environmental

Job Type Contract

Date Added February 20, 2024

One of our Oil and Gas clients is seeking an Environmental/Regulatory Advisor to join their team on a contract until the end of the year in Calgary or Cold Lake, AB.


  • Work with site based E&R team to oversee the preparation and implementation of the site Environmental Management Plan (EMP)
  • Deliver day-to-day support for E&R programs such as waste, noise, spills prevention and response, and air management
  • Providing ongoing technical support to the operating unit on various E&R activities (spill clean ups, waste management, wildlife, etc.)
  • Support the development, implementation and surveillance of compliance programs including plans, procedures and training
  • Communicate and provide immediate notifications (i.e. spill, flaring, etc.) to governmental agencies
  • Recommend appropriate environmental and/or socioeconomic issues/impacts avoidance/mitigation measures and oversee their implementation
  • Interface with operations teams to ensure that the company's environmental and socioeconomic requirements/standards are implemented
  • Support E&R team and operations with government agency inspections, and any follow-up request from inspections
  • Provide guidance to the operation related to overall regulatory compliance and E&R performance as required by applicable regulatory requirements, and/or project obligations and commitments
  • Conduct routine inspections/assessments of work sites regarding E&R matters
  • Investigate, record, and report identified E&R compliance initiatives and non-compliance situations regarding E&R matters
  • Ensure the proper and timely completion and submission of E&R deliverables internally and externally to government agencies (i.e. spill reports, inspection reports, etc.)
  • Obtain identified regulatory permits/licenses/approvals in a timely manner; track/steward approvals process and compliance status
  • Prepare internal E&R and compliance stewardship reports (i.e. spills analysis, environmental stewardship data and key performance indicators)
  • Coordinate the activities and review reports from environmental technical experts hired to undertake specific E&R-related tasks
  • Provide technical advice by leading implementation of appropriate E&R practices including impact avoidance and mitigation measures for an operating facility
  • Coordinate, participate, and lead environmental or regulatory training/awareness sessions for the site
  • Assist the E&R Team, as appropriate, regarding special tasks, studies and reports related to overall E&R topics and regulatory compliance requirements regarding environmental matters (i.e. spills, vegetation, soil, water, etc.)

Skills and Qualifications:

  • 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 socioeconomic
  • Candidates should have experience regarding the environmental and/or socioeconomic field(s) preferably related to a construction or extractive industry operation
  • Knowledge of Alberta, specifically Alberta Energy Regulatory desirable
  • Excellent English speaking and writing skills required
  • Candidates should have good interpersonal skills, some supervisory/organizational talents, and proven ability to work in a positive team manner
  • Candidate should be adaptable to work assignments and task, as they could change day to day


  • Experience in pipeline licensing support related to new construction and various amendments applicable to existing pipelines in the upstream
  • Knowledge and experience with oil and gas waste support and TDG

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