Environmental Engineer – Greenhouse Gas Lead Verifier


Environmental Engineer – Greenhouse Gas Lead Verifier Calgary, AB


We are currently seeking an Environmental Engineer to lead our Greenhouse Gas/Sustainability team in Western Canada. The successful candidate will lead a team providing Greenhouse Gas (GHG) verification, quantification and/or reporting projects under Alberta Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction (TIER) Regulation, British Columbia GHG reporting regulation, Saskatchewan GHG regulation, Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), Canadian Climate Lens Assessment program, and other required and GHG reporting programs. 



  • Act as Project Manager and verification lead for clients in the conventional oil and gas, oil sands, mining, power generation, chemical manufacturing, refinery, and upgrader sectors
  • Verifying, identifying, and checking raw data against data used in quantification
  • Conducting site visits to verify emission sources, interview operators, and review supporting documents
  • Ensuring quantification methods used are appropriate and correct
  • Assessing that the data management systems and control procedures are sufficient and appropriate
  • Evaluating that GHG reports are prepared in accordance with the program criteria, such as TIER
  • Preparing verification reports
  • Support the team in preparing technical proposals
  • Managing work schedules and controlling budgets
  • Working within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Managing subconsultants
  • Mentoring junior team members
  • Liaising with regulatory authorities, landowners, and other third parties
  • Travel to project sites across Western and Northern Canada


  • Must have an undergraduate or graduate degree in engineering and be registered to practice in Alberta (APEGA)
  • Must meet the qualification requirements for lead verifier outlined in Alberta Environment and Parks’ Standard for Validation, Verification and Audit (version 5.1), including but not limited to ISO 14064-3 training, a minimum 4 years’ experience in verifying emission offsets or providing verification
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience in a related field, preference will be given to candidates with environmental consulting experience
  • Experience in GHG quantification methodologies, especially Alberta Quantification Methodology (AQM) and Western Climate Initiative (WCI)
  • Knowledge of Alberta TIER reporting regulation, including large emitters and aggregated conventional oil and gas facilities
  • Knowledge of production processes and emission sources for gas processing plants, oil sands mining, in-situ oil sands
  • Knowledge of environmental economics and administrative approaches, such as cap and trade system and carbon tax system for emission controls
  • Experience in thermodynamics, knowledge of steam energy calculation
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

To apply, please submit your resume, in Word format, directly to Vivian Chan, Research Associate at vivian.chan@executrade.com

Please quote job reference #36107

Executrade is one of the largest and most comprehensive full-service recruitment firms in Western Canada, with 11 divisions and locations in Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver. We have over 40 years of experience helping client companies and candidates achieve their business goals and vision. Our success is due to our people, the strong relationships we build, and the continuous and robust evaluation and refining of our recruitment and staffing processes.

Individuals interested in this employment opportunity must obtain the necessary approvals from the Government of Canada – Citizenship and Immigration department, prior to applying for this position. In accordance with the Canadian Immigration laws, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada for employment opportunities. Detailed information can be obtained from http://www.cic.gc.ca


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