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Senior Environmental Technologist

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Date: Jan 7, 2022

Location: Lima, Ohio, United States

Company: Husky Energy

Posting End Date:  January 28, 2022

Posting will expire at 11:59 pm local time.


On January 1, 2021, Husky and Cenovus combined to form a resilient integrated energy leader. Husky is now part of the Cenovus group of companies.


One of Husky’s advantages is that we are an integrated oil and gas company. From exploration to development, production, refining and marketing, we’ve got it all! Combine this with a range of learning and development tools and an inclusive work environment, and you are well-positioned for a successful career at Husky.


We have training, mentoring and career development programs and resources to help you develop both personally and professionally – as an employee or a leader. We offer many internal leadership and business skills courses along with tuition reimbursement programs for qualified employees. Every year, a significant number of our employees are able to take on new roles within the company thanks to our strong focus on hands-on learning and development.


About this opportunity:

The Senior Environmental Technologist provides support as a Subject Matter Expert for on-going compliance with environmental regulations, specifically in the area of NPDES/Wastewater compliance.  This position also ensures that all control, monitoring, recordkeeping, and reporting requirements related to areas of responsibility are satisfied.  The Environmental Engineer/Specialist also provides support for environmental compliance reporting and environmental permitting projects (Permits-to-Install, NPDES permit renewals, Treatment Additive Requests, etc.).



About Cenovus:

Cenovus Energy Inc. is a Canadian integrated oil and natural gas company. It is committed to maximizing value by sustainably developing its assets in a safe, innovative, and cost-efficient manner, integrating environmental, social and governance considerations into its business plans. Operations include oil sands projects in northern Alberta, which use specialized methods to drill and pump the oil to the surface and established natural gas and oil production in Alberta and British Columbia. The company also has 50% ownership in two U.S. refineries. Cenovus shares trade under the symbol CVE and are listed on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges.


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Why we work at Cenovus:

  • Safety as a core value
  • Competitive compensation
  • Flex time
  • Employer paid benefits: health, dental, vision & more
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Community Investment activities
  • Inclusive work environment
  • Career progression/internal mobility opportunities
  • Company/team building events



  • Preparation of monthly, annual and periodic wastewater compliance reports (DMR, Bioassay, PMP, Biosolids, etc.)
  • Maintain operational records necessary to demonstrate compliance with assigned environmental regulations and program
  • Tracking of compliance sample collection, laboratory sample submission and laboratory data reporting
  • Assist, as necessary, with field sample collection
  • Assist in performing discharge calculations and adapting procedures, processes, and techniques to meet complex regulatory and permit requirements
  • Coordination of environmental vendors
  • Ensure wastewater equipment inspections and certifications required by assigned environmental regulations and programs are properly maintained and reported, as required
  • Coordination of wastewater Permit-to-Install applications, including the oversight of engineering consultants and participation as the subject matter expert (SME) in project/design teams)
  • Responsible for the preparation of all periodic wastewater agency submittals (e.g., Treatment Additive Requests, DMR-QA study results, permit fees, routine agency communication, etc.)
  • Lead for all wastewater permit applications and permit renewals
  • Participation in the refinery's Memorandum of Change (MOC) process as an environmental department representative.
  • When appropriate, assist facility personnel in dealing with regulatory agency personnel during facility compliance inspections.
  • Participate in regulatory issue resolution with refinery and regulatory agencies
  • Research specific questions and issues regarding regulatory applicability and requirements
  • When requested, assist the corporate law department in resolving regulatory issues
  • Ensure assigned federal, state, or applicable governmental reporting obligations, including obligations for spills and releases, are completed in a timely and compliant manner.
  • Ensure on-going compliance with assigned environmental regulations and permits, and support permitting tasks.
  • Communicate effectively and timely with Engineering and Operations personnel to provide guidance and acquire the facility information necessary ensure proper project designs and general compliance with environmental regulations and permit obligations.


Required Qualifications:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in the United States
  • A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience and post-secondary degree in related field of study or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in wastewater environmental engineering or related experience
  • Refinery experience and/or petrochemical experience (including engineering co-op time) will be given preference
  • B.S. Degree Engineering or related Science Degree (required)
  • M.S. Degree in Engineering or related Science Degree (desired)
  • Ohio P.E. License (asset)
  • Experience with opsEnvironmental, eDMR and other similar Environmental Management System (ISO14001 acceptable), preferred.


Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong analytical, business, commercial and financial acumen
  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Ability to multi-task, leverage expertise of others
  • Collaboration across multi-disciplinary teams
  • Ability to deliver within tight timelines
  • Curious, self-driven


Please note that pre-employment background checks are pre-conditions to Husky employment offers and must be completed successfully before you are confirmed to start with Husky.


Husky Energy is an affirmative action employer and we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, veteran status, or other personal or physical characteristics protected by law.


Husky Energy is an integrated Canadian energy company headquartered in Calgary, Alberta.  The Company operates Upstream and Downstream business segments, with operations in Canada, the United States, China and Indonesia. 


Husky's balanced growth strategy focuses on consistent execution, disciplined financial management and safe and reliable operations.