Lafarge Canada Environment & Public Affairs Coordinator (Maternity Leave Coverage) Temporary in Coquitlam, BC

Lafarge Canada

Branch Coquitlam BC CA

Environment & Public Affairs Coordinator (Maternity Leave Coverage)
Coquitlam, BC

Lafarge in Canada is proud to provide construction solutions in the buildings, infrastructure and industrial segments. Building Better Cities is what we do….

Lafarge in Canada is proud to provide construction solutions in the buildings, infrastructure and industrial segments. These solutions are built with high performance products from our cement, aggregates, ready-mix concrete, asphalt and road construction, and concrete products divisions. From the use of alternative materials and recycling to renewable energy, Lafarge’s focus is to develop innovative products that can contribute toward sustainably constructed building solutions. Lafarge takes personal growth and development to heart, and provides resources for our employees to take control of their own careers. Through our commitment to communities, to the health and safety of our employees and their families, or through the many volunteer hours of our employees, Lafarge demonstrates our care for people. If you want to work in an environment that values hard work, entrepreneurship, and collaborative teamwork, Lafarge is for you. Building Better Cities is what we do. Come Build a Better Career with us! More information can be found at www.lafarge-na.com/careers .

This position assists the BC environment team in optimizing environmental management practices throughout the BC market area, and supporting all product line operational efforts to identify risks, comply with environmental legal and Lafarge requirements, and improve Lafarge’s sustainability performance. This position requires working with the Environment team to develop, maintain, and implement the Environment Management System (EMS) and all related elements.

Identify opportunities and develop, assemble, and update environmental elements required for BC operations to meet company EMS requirements.
Provide support, implementation, management, and guidance regarding compliance with government agency, corporate environmental requirements, and industry standards.
Assist with applications for approvals, licenses and permits, for new or existing operations.
Assist with environmental training programs for BC Lafarge personnel, and ensure adequate records are maintained.
Assist with environmental Key Performance Indicator (KPI) assessments of BC operations.
Manage BC operations’ monitoring and sampling programs (air, water, and soil), and ensure programs are tracked and reported as necessary.
Perform environmental audits and inspections according to company standards, and work with operations to address issues.
Keep current with all federal, provincial, and local environmental legal requirements, and advise the Environment Manager and operations personnel of key changes.
Assist in the completion and submission of required regulatory reports for BC operations.
Assist with local due diligence projects for acquisitions, divestments, or information requests / evaluations as needed.
Assist operations in responding to environmental incidents, and resolving environmental issues.
Assist with community relations and public affairs programs and be an ambassador for Lafarge’s sustainability programs.
Assist with the implementation and support of Regional and Global Lafarge Environmental initiatives.
Serve as a role model in areas of leadership, teamwork, customer focus, continuous improvement, safety, and environmental stewardship to ensure alignment with the company’s vision and critical success factors.
Provide project management as needed for day-to-day activities, and special projects.
Compile area environment data, present summaries, and submit reports to the Environment Manager and operations personnel when requested.
Participate with various environmental award application preparation/submittals (internal, government, industry, NGOs)

Relationship with Other Jobs
Environment Managers
Health & Safety
Operations Managers

Education and work experience
Minimum technical diploma, or University degree in Earth Sciences, Environmental Studies, or Civil /Chemical/Environmental Engineering or related discipline
Working knowledge of federal, provincial, and municipal environmental laws
Three to eight years of related environmental experience

Knowledge & Skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent research and problem solving skills
Attention to accuracy
Analytical skills
Superior facilitation or training skills
Computer proficiency in MS Office
Comfortable dealing with public

Pre-employment medical including drug & alcohol testing and a criminal record check may be required.

As the world leader in the building materials industry, LafargeHolcim Ltd and its subsidiaries have the assets necessary to meet the building and design challenges of today’s increasing urbanization. Globally, LafargeHolcim has 115,000 employees, a well-balanced local presence in 90 countries and combined net sales of CHF 33 billion (EUR 27 billion) in 2014. With the most innovative cement, concrete, and aggregates solutions, strong R&D and a commitment to health, safety, and sustainability, LafargeHolcim has the building solutions to meet customers’ needs, from the individual homebuilder to the largest and most complex project. We are committed to drive sustainable solutions for better building and infrastructure while contributing to a higher quality of life. We are positioned to deliver on this commitment.

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Coquitlam, BC, CA
Posted on: 2017-04-01
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