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Senior Environmental Advisor

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Date: Apr 29, 2022

Location: Superior, Wisconsin, United States

Company: Husky Energy

Posting End Date:  May 20, 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 Advisor is responsible for providing support for on-going compliance with environmental regulations.  This position ensures that all compliance controls, monitoring, recordkeeping, and reporting requirements related to areas of environmental responsibility are satisfied.  The Sr. Environmental Advisor also provides support for implementation of new or updated regulatory requirements, project permitting, regulatory oversight inspections and enforcement proceedings.


This position is located at our refinery in Superior, WI


About Cenovus:

We’re a Canadian-based integrated energy company headquartered in Calgary. We’re committed to maximizing value by sustainably developing our assets in a safe, innovative, and cost-efficient manner, integrating environmental, social and governance considerations into our business plans.


We operate in Canada, the United States, and the Asia Pacific region. Our operations include oil sands projects in northern Alberta, thermal and conventional crude oil and natural gas projects across Western Canada, crude oil production offshore Newfoundland and Labrador and natural gas and liquids production offshore China and Indonesia. Cenovus’s downstream operations include upgrading, refining, and marketing operations in Canada and the United States.


Our 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



  • Provide direction and guidance to environmental staff to ensure procedures, plans and programs related to air, wastewater, stormwater, wetlands, remediation, and solid waste are effective and sufficient to demonstrate compliance.
  • Ensure assigned federal, state, local or other applicable government reporting obligations are completed accurately, in a timely manner and that the relevant compliance records are maintained.
  • Mentor and develop the capabilities of environmental staff and enhance the resilience/functionality of the department.
  • Verify that emission control and monitoring equipment inspections and preventative maintenance (PM) activities are completed on time and properly documented.
  • Interact with consultants, SMEs and regulatory agencies to secure technically correct and timely environmental permits.
  • Facilitate collaboration with Safety, Operations, Engineering and Maintenance during planning and implementation of compliance obligations.
  • Engage with and support Cenovus legal counsel regarding enforcement actions such as NOVs, consent orders and/or regulatory oversight agency information requests.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of existing and proposed environmental regulations to ensure continuous compliance.
  • May assume the role of Environmental Manager relating to ongoing environmental compliance functions when needed.


Note: This position agrees with and has adopted the major elements of the COIMS program with respect to the way in which all work is undertaken in this Business Unit.



  • B.S. Degree Engineering or related Science degree
  • MS Degree in Engineering or related Science Degree considered an asset
  • Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), Qualified Environmental Professional (QEP), Registered Environmental Manager (REM) or other environmental certification
  • Professional Engineer License would be considered an asset 
  • Minimum of 10 years of environmental engineering or related experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of direct petrochemical environment experience
  • 5 years of Petrochemical Experience
  • 5 years of Air/Waste/Remediation Experience (combined)
  • 5 years of Petrochemical Process Experience
  • Advanced level experience with MS Office Applications
  • Experience with SAP or other business enterprise software
  • Experience with Environmental Management System (ISO14001/Intelex/Enablon acceptable)




  • Forward Thinking
  • Change Agility
  • Develops Potential
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Works Collaboratively
  • Technical Professional Skills
  • Drives for Results


At Cenovus we embrace diversity of thought, experience and backgrounds to help us make better business decisions, address our challenges, seize opportunities and unlock innovative solutions. We define diversity as the variety of people, including all of the unique attributes of our staff, as well as the variety of ideas within our organization. Building an inclusive workplace by drawing on the skills and talents of a diverse workforce provides Cenovus with a competitive advantage. We believe it’s important to maximize the potential of everyone who works for our company and ensure people feel respected, appreciated and heard. We define inclusion as ‘diversity in action,’ creating an environment of involvement, respect and connection, where various ideas, backgrounds and perspectives are harnessed to create business value.


Note: The application deadline for this position is 11:59 PM MT MAY 20, 2022.


This posting represents the desired scope, accountabilities, skills and experience requirements of the job.  These requirements may be modified to support business needs.  Title and compensation administration will be based on the skills and capabilities of the successful incumbent.



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.