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Canadian Pacific Railroad

Specialist System Environmental Remediation (97284)

Equipment/Technology Specialist

Equipment and Facilities Specialist

Yearly

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP)(NYSE:CP) is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to eight major ports, including Vancouver and Montreal, providing North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit cpr.ca to see the rail advantages of Canadian Pacific.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Specialist System Environmental Remediation is responsible for the management of sites in the Remediation (Environmental Accrual) Program that identifies, defines and reports environmental risks and assists with the development and growth of the Environmental Remediation program and services at CP. The selected candidate will design and implement remedial measures for environmental remediation sites, included within the 10-year strategic plan. The Specialist System Environmental Remediation supports environmental risk evaluation and remediation for internal customers relating to negotiation, litigation and land transactions, and has leadership accountability for inputs and outputs of safety, service, productivity and financial metrics.

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Manages sites in the Environmental Remediation Program and directs the design and implementation of remedial measures for various sites included in the 10-year strategic plan;
  • Leads the environmental risk evaluation process for various internal customers including developing remediation strategies for land transactions and assessing environmental components of projects as they relate to negotiation/litigation and land monetization activities. (x-functional);
  • Supports and develops the environmental risk evaluation process for various internal customers including developing remediation strategies for land transactions and assessing environmental components of projects as they relate to negotiation/litigation and land monetization activities;
  • Manages environmental consultants and contractors to attain goals of the remediation program by providing direction and oversight;
  • Supports, develops and maintains a reporting framework of key metrics that clearly communicates critical environmental information to senior management and stakeholders;
  • Manages implementation of the Environmental Accrual Accounting Policy as it applies to CP sites, to maintain Finance and SOX compliance. This includes recommendations to Finance for booking charges to the balance sheet for particular projects and development and implementation of the yearly remediation plan. Reports monthly the Environmental Reserves balance sheet coordinating with Finance. Collects and presents the environmental data for internal customers;
  • Represents CP and exercises judgment in discussions and negotiations with regulatory authorities regarding environmental issues;
  • Negotiates service agreements with specialized consultants to deliver cost-effective services. Responsible for contract management and administration (x-functional);

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • University degree in engineering, science and/or environmental studies, with additional post-graduate training and studies in related fields;
  • Advanced degree or professional registration in related field preferred;
  • Working knowledge of accounting principles and concepts and SOX issues is necessary;
  • Minimum 8-10 years of experience in environmental science;
  • Computer skills (word processing, spreadsheet, data base and project management);
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills necessary;
  • Good decision making and problem solving abilities;
  • Ability to work both independently and support a team environment and demonstrate leadership with a strong customer focus;
  • Flexibility and the ability to assess situations quickly; develop solutions and take corrective action is critical;
  • Influence and persuasion skills;
  • Ability to drill down, understand root cause and resolve complex issues;
  • Bilingual (English/French) not mandatory, but preferred.

WHAT CP HAS TO OFFER:

  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Competitive company pension plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Performance Incentive Program
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy
  • Part-time Studies Program

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

As an employer with national presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.

Background Investigation:

The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:

  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check

Management Conductor Program:

Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CP. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.

CP is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA").