BC Hydro
May 21, 2024
333 Dunsmuir St, Vancouver
Job Type
Application Deadline
May 31, 2024
British Columbia


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At BC Hydro, we’re working towards creating a cleaner and more sustainable future for all British Columbians and need people like you to help us. A career at BC Hydro is meaningful and provides you the opportunity to be part of a talented, inclusive, and diverse team. We offer a healthy work-life balance, competitive wages, a comprehensive benefits package, and training opportunities to support you in your career growth. We're proud to be ranked as one of B.C.'s Top Employers and one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers.

We invite you to join us as we build an even cleaner B.C. We welcome applications from all qualified job seekers. If you’re a person with a disability, please let us know by emailing RecruitmentHelp@bchydro.com, as adjustments can be made to help support you in your application process.

Senior Environmental Coordinator
Number of positions: 1
Job Location: Dunsmuir 13
Employment type: Permanent Region: Lower Mainland
Hours of work: Full-time (37.5 hrs/wk) Flexible Work Role: Hybrid
Annual salary: $ 107,000.00 - 135,300.00

What you'll do
* Prepare and submit required permit applications during the remainder of construction, and into the operations phase, of the Site C Project. This requires a strong understanding and compliance of the relevant provincial and federal legislation and permitting requirements.
* Manage overall program and coordinate across business groups to ensure all required regulatory reporting, including internal reviews and approvals, is efficiently coordinated and delivered.
* Develop and maintain document standards; maintain document control over the permitting/ regulatory requirements and associated reports; monitor and deliver the schedule as it relates to obtaining, managing and reporting on permits and authorizations.
* Engage with Regulators directly regarding, permitting, compliance, and reporting. This is expected to involve leading maintenance/growth of a strong relationship with Regulators and seeking ways to streamline regulatory approvals.
* Ensure document quality assurance; participate in and help manage the review of technical documents; seek peer or expert review for quality, accuracy and adequacy.
* Participate in meetings with multi-disciplinary internal and external project team, government agencies and regulators, and ensure tracking and follow up on commitments and action items.
* Integrate with other disciplines through pro-active communication, team meetings, work planning and information exchange. Drive to ensure disciplines meet delivery and quality timelines for required regulatory processes.
* Collate, develop, review and deliver materials for consultation, technical analysis and permitting/ compliance documentation.
* Complete relevant research and technical analysis; identify need for, collect and use primary and secondary data.

What you bring
* Graduate degree relevant to environment, natural resources, community or land use planning, and 8 year relevant experience based on the duties listed.
* An equivalent combination of qualifications and experience may be considered.
* Demonstrated experience with permitting, permit compliance and regulatory reporting.
* Eligibility for professional designation an asset (e.g., R.P.Bio., RPF, MCIP, PMP).
* Must be available for travel, sometimes overnight to remote areas.
* Strong technical research, writing and editing skills required.
* Strong skills in: 1) document management using software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and; 2) databases (Access) to track all requirements.

What we offer
- A comprehensive benefits package
- A minimum of 15 paid vacation days
- A lifetime pension
- Flexible work model, depending on your role type
- Training and development courses
For more information on the benefits we offer, visit bchydro.com/benefits.

What else you should know
* Please note this is a full-time permanent (FTR) P3 M&P opportunity. This position is headquartered in Edmonds, but initially will operate out of Dunsmuir. There will be frequent travel required to the Site in Fort St. John in this role.
* Please note some travel will be required in the role. It is expected there will be occasional travel with overnight trips.
* A condition of employment for this job is that you maintain your Class 5 or equivalent Driver's License in good standing.
* Site C will be the third dam and hydroelectric generating station on the Peace River in northeast BC. The project will provide 1,100 megawatts (MW) of capacity and about 5,100 gigawatt hours (GWh) of energy each year to the province’s integrated electricity system. Project components include an earth fill dam, diversion tunnel, generating station, spillway and associated structures, an 83-kilometre-long reservoir, re-alignment of six sections of Highway 29, and two 77-kilometre transmission lines along an existing right-of-way connecting Site C to Peace Canyon.
* Please be advised that this role has been assessed as safety sensitive and pre-qualification alcohol and drug testing will be required as a pre-condition to employment.
Before you apply, please confirm you meet BC Hydro’s time in role requirement. M&P employees must meet the time in role requirement specified in their most recent offer letter. For MoveUP and IBEW employees, the current time in role as outlined in the Collective Agreements will apply.
Don't forget to update your Candidate Profile with your current resume and copies of your certifications. If applicable, include your Trades Qualification. This will ensure we have all the necessary information to assess your application without any delays.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their applications online at https://app.bchydro.com/careers/current_opp.html  by May 31, 2024.

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