Advisor, Environment

Sudbury, ON, CAN
Jul 29, 2022
Aug 08, 2022
Full Time
Job Title: Advisor, Environment

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Who We Are:

Welcome to Vale in Canada. As a leader in the mining industry, our responsibility is to positively impact our people, communities, and the environment. We value our workforce and offer continuous training and career development opportunities for our people.

Vale is a global leader in the production of iron ore and one of the largest producers of nickel. Active in Canada for over 100 years, Vale employs nearly 6,000 people across our corporate office in Toronto and sites in Manitoba, Ontario, and Newfoundland and Labrador. Applying the latest technologies to sustainably produce nickel, copper, cobalt, platinum group metals, gold and silver is at the heart of what we do.

With our global headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and approximately 125,000 employees in over 30 countries, Vale is constantly growing and changing. We invite you to be part of our evolution.

The Opportunity

We are currently seeking an Advisor, Environment to join our Enviorment team in Port Colborne. This is a permanent position. The Advisor, Environment is responsible for ensuring the PCR meets all environmental compliance requirements, as laid out in both Provincial and Federal regulations, as well as site specific approvals. The Advisor must organize and execute all routine and non-routine environmental sampling to support compliance, complete all required reporting, prepare permit applications, and liaise with government officials on environmental matters. The Advisor is responsible for all environmental matters pertaining to water, air, land, waste (including the landfill site), as well as project work, the most significant of which is completing the Community Based Risk Assessment Action Plan. The Advisor will support operations by providing environmental guidance during HSE reviews, PHR’s, and capital planning meetings. Additionally, in this position you will...
  • Conduct all water quality monitoring in accordance with site permits, submit regulatory reports, trend data, and support operations in achieving compliance. Lead investigations to determine causes of all non-compliance events
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  • Complete all environmental regulatory reporting, and support internal reporting through the collection of data
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  • Manage requirements and relationships with community and government officials
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  • Manage contractors conducting groundwater monitoring or other site assessments
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  • Ensure all conditions of the site’s Environmental Compliance Approval for the Landfill Site are met, including coordination of quarterly sampling and generation of the annual report. Act as the site representative for the waste haulage contractor, coordinate service, and review invoices.
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  • Track all environmental permits for the site, coordinate amendments or new permit applications as required
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  • Ensure all environmental risks are documented and understood, all controls are identified and verified, and routinely audited
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  • Coordinate and/or provide support to the Canadian environment teams in the implementation of Global/North Atlantic sustainability initiatives.

About You

  • Undergraduate degree is required

  • 8 to 10 years of experience in a similar subject area

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to work with minimal supervision; initiative; ability to influence others

How can Vale grow your career?

Vale Canada offers a series of benefits including:
  • Competitive salary
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  • Attractive pension and benefits (company paid core coverage, flex health and dental coverage, flex accounts, disability plans and optional insurances)
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  • Leave for all of life’s reasons (vacation, flex, sick, top up for maternity/parental)
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  • Flexible work arrangements
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  • Work culture dedicated to safety, diversity & inclusion and career growth
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  • Grow your career in a large and global company, and mining industry leader
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  • Employee Family Assistance Program
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  • Online training and career development opportunities
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  • Opportunities to advise and oversee the design, budget and construction of new mines and expansions

Difference Makes All the Difference

At Vale, we are committed to ensuring an inclusive work environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. Vale encourages everyone to express their ideas and opinions and values the plurality of individual profiles. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, or any other personal consideration that makes us different.

Vale is an equal opportunity employer seeking to increase diversity across our operations and improve equal opportunity at Vale and in the mining industry.

Grade: F5T
Apply by: August 7, 2022