New job Emissions Engineer in Saskatchewan
Company : Government of Saskatchewan
Salary : $6,911 - $8,986 a month
Location : Saskatchewan
The Ministry of Environment takes a team-based approach to protecting Saskatchewan’s environment for the well-being of the province, its people and its future. We use science-based solutions and environmental laws to help safeguard communities, and to protect our air, land, water and habitat. We are committed to high citizen and client satisfaction through workplace excellence, continuous improvement and innovation. The Ministry manages our province’s diverse landscapes and our renewable natural resources in a manner that supports a healthy environment, a growing economy and strong, vibrant communities.
The Climate Change Branch is seeking an Emissions Engineer to coordinate and lead research, analysis, development and implementation of strategic policies and programs related to greenhouse gases (GHG) in Saskatchewan.
The position will work collaboratively with industry, other government ministries, research institutions, non-government organizations, and professional and industry associations to achieve provincial goals related to the reduction of provincial GHG emissions in the province.
This position is key to ensuring the regulatory requirements and standards for monitoring, verifying and reporting of GHG emissions are met. This position is also responsible for developing technical guidance documents to complement proposed GHG regulations; as well as leading project working groups/committees within and outside of government.
You will be responsible for developing and implementing GHG performance standards that reflect provincial regulatory provisions while comprehending economic activity that creates GHG emissions.
You will use your knowledge of engineering processes and emission estimation methodologies to analyze emissions from the regulated community, as well as emissions from non-industrial sources including transportation, agricultural operations, commercial and residential buildings and forest fires.
The successful candidate will possess expert knowledge of engineering principles, research methods, standards development processes and other elements employed in the design of greenhouse gas infrastructure systems; measurement, reporting and verification of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions as well as strong knowledge of GHG and related environmental legislation, guidelines, policies and procedure and their applications.
Our candidate of choice will have the ability to provide expert advice and work effectively with various clients, consultants, stakeholders, staff, aboriginal groups and the public to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes, along with a proven ability to effectively manage all facets of a project including resources and timelines.
The competencies required for this position would typically be obtained from a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, supplemented with a strong foundation for climate change analysis. Candidates should be practicing as a professional engineer and must be eligible for membership in the Association of Professional Engineers and Geo-scientists of Saskatchewan.