Environmental Permitting Advisor

Job Title: Environmental Permitting Advisor
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Chatham, Canada
Salary: CAD45 - CAD50 per hour
Start Date: 2019-05-12
Reference: BH-107151
Contact Name: Erika Szydlik
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 26, 2019 18:36

Job Description

NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas Industry. Our client is currently seeking an Environmental Permitting Advisor for a 7 month contract in Chatham, ON. All candidates must be local of find own accommodations as there is no LOA.


  • Accountable for the timely analysis and validation of all permit required for Transmission Projects and Engineering Construction Projects.
  • Submit and acquire municipal permits and approvals for new and existing facilities examples would include municipal consent, crossing and/or encroachment permits, access permits, zoning amendments, site plan approvals, building permits, etc.
  • Understand the complexity of projects to explain and review details with internal and external client groups including the detailed scope of the project, project schedule and specifics related to permit requirements.
  • Coordinate with several internal groups within Union Gas (and external consultants, if required) in obtaining the required information and/or deliverables for the submission of the necessary permit and approval applications.
  • Collect all necessary components of a permit application required to submit to provincial, federal and private agencies in order to obtain necessary documentation (permits and approvals) in support of all transmission projects.
  • Responsible for tracking and monitoring status of all permit applications after submission to agencies to ensure approvals are received in a timely manner to meet construction timelines.
  • Responsible for monitoring industry changes in order to maintain up to date Permit Guidelines to meet agency and municipal permit requirements for application submission. (i.e. legislation/bi-law changes and internal policy as it relates to engineering standards) Subsequently communicating to all internal client groups.
  • Promoting strong working relationships with internal client groups and agencies at staff level through ongoing

  • Post-secondary education (preferably in Business, Environmental, Real Estate or Construction field).
  • 2-3 years’ work experience in a business environment, real estate or land development/planning experience or education
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to interact with a variety of agencies.
  • Ability to drive processes forward and meet timelines
  • Experience working with provincial agencies (MTO, MNR, Hydro One) or Conservation Authorities
  • Project experience