Environmental Specialist

May 7, 2021

Environmental Specialist


We are currently seeking a highly motivated and driven professional to join our growing team in the Environmental Division based out of our Cochrane Office.


CCI Inc. is a leading multi-disciplinary engineering firm offering services in Pipeline & Facility Engineering, Geotechnical, Construction Management, Environmental, Forestry, Planning & Reclamation, Wellpads & Access Roads and Pipeline Integrity. Since 2004, we have established ourselves as experts in Trenchless Technology and Open-Cut pipeline construction methods. We are a driving force in the continuing advancement of Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) systems.


As CCI Inc. has been named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the seventh year in a row, now is the best time to join our winning team!


Summary of Position


Reporting to the General Manager – Environmental Services, this position is responsible for completing environmental field work (Water Quality Monitoring, Wildlife Sweeps, Drilling Waste Management, etc.), regulatory reviews, regulatory applications, environmental planning and reporting, etc.




  • Field work within Alberta, Saskatchewan and BC. Field work may include aquatic habitat assessments, fish salvage, water quality monitoring, drilling waste management and overall environmental monitoring.
  • Ability to obtain FRL licences or equivalent and submit subsequent fisheries information. Write aquatic habitat assessment for watercourse crossings and complete required approvals or notifications. Ability to submit DFO’s request for review and Transport Canada’s Notice of Work.
  • Have a working knowledge of and keep up to date with applicable environmental legislation and regulation including, but not limited to, EPEA, Water Act, SARA, Migratory Bird Act, Public Lands Act, and Various Codes of Practice.
  • Assist with project scoping and/or coordination, with the potential to lead crews in the field
  • Prepare and submit approval applications to the AER and AEP. Applications may include but are not limited to Water Act approvals and notifications, Enhanced Approval Applications, TFA, TDLs and Historical Resource Act Clearances.
  • Prepare and submit approval applications to the BCOGC. Be familiar with the OGC’s AMS and Kermit Systems for regulatory applications and reporting.
  • Regulatory compliance and reporting. Develop Environmental Protection Plans for Oil and Gas related projects. Familiar with federal and provincial regulations. Ability to review project documents for compliance.
  • Familiar with AER’s Incident Reporting Guidelines for horizontal directional drilling frac-outs.
  • Working knowledge of drilling waste disposal requirements in Alberta, Saskatchewan and BC. Ability to complete Directive 050 calculations for drilling waste disposal and submitted subsequent drilling waste disposal notifications to the AER.
  • Assist with project reporting for a variety of requirements (i.e., water quality and drilling waste disposal post construction reporting).
  • Act as a liaison with local and federal regulatory agencies.
  • Advise construction personnel on major decisions such as wet weather shutdowns or courses of action to deal with unexpected environmental and construction conditions.
  • Monitor compliance with applicable environmental requirements and commitments relevant to pipeline construction and operations.




  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in natural sciences
  • QAES designation an asset
  • Professional accreditation an asset, i.e., P.Bio, P.Ag, P.Biol
  • Field experience an asset
  • Aquatic Habitat Assessment and Wetland Classification an asset
  • Familiar with Provincial and Federal legislation in Alberta, Saskatchewan and BC
  • Must be extremely organized and be able to prioritize workload
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Must be cooperative and work well in a team environment
  • Willing to spend extended periods of time in a field based setting


We thank all applicants for their interest.  However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please submit your resume to hr@ccisolutions.ca