New job Junior Emissions Engineer in Saskatchewan
Junior Emissions Engineer
Company : Government of Saskatchewan
Salary : $5,711 - $7,425 a month
Location : Saskatchewan
The Ministry of Environment takes a team-based approach to protecting Saskatchewan’s environment for the wellbeing 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 of Environment, Climate Change Branch, is seeking a Junior Emissions Engineer to support the 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 will help to ensure the regulatory requirements and standards for monitoring, verifying, and reporting of GHG emissions are met and will support the development of technical guidance documents which complement proposed GHG regulations. As a Junior Emissions Engineer, you will be involved with project working groups/committees within and outside of government, will support the development of GHG compliance standards and will ensure the accuracy of GHG emission compliance reporting.
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 have demonstrated knowledge of engineering principles, research methods, standards development processes and other elements employed in the design of greenhouse gas infrastructure systems or facilities designed to protect public health and the environment; measurement, reporting and verification of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions as well as an understanding of GHG and related environmental legislation, guidelines, policies and procedure and their application. The successful candidate will also have the ability to provide 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 project 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 must be eligible for membership in the Association of Professional Engineers and Geo-scientists of Saskatchewan. Current practice as a professional engineer would be considered an asset.