(Posted 8/20/2018) 


EHS Technician - VLS Recovery Services

Position Description

The EHS Technician role is responsible for ensuring VLS Recovery Services’ EHS policies and procedures are effectively implemented in the field. The successful candidate will contribute to the success of VLS Recovery Services through providing a strong, positive field presence that represents a visible example of our EHS culture. This position reports to the Vice President – EHS and supports all Houston area facilities. This is an excellent entry level position with a rapidly growing environmental services company.


Responsibilities of the Position
The responsibilities include but are not limited to:


* Effectively work with Plant Managers / Operations Managers to ensure that all work practices are compliant with all regulatory (OSHA. EPA, TCEQ, DOT, etc.) and VLS Recovery Services requirements;
* Participate in customer audits as well as government agency inspections;
* Conduct routine self-assessments of EHS field training programs;
* Create and conduct periodic contractor safety training;
* Effectively communicate changes to site procedures and policies to impacted parties;
* Train new teammates on the VLS Recovery Services policies and procedures and ensure all federal, state, and local regulation requirements are met;
* Complete regulatory compliance, training, and other actions on-time with appropriate closure status;
* Management of hazardous and non-hazardous wastes including profiling, scheduling, recordkeeping, and reporting;
* Timely completion of daily/weekly/monthly inspections for container storage areas, operational areas, fire extinguishers, safety equipment, etc.;
* Maintaining documentation necessary to demonstrate compliance with air emissions authorizations (permit by rule, new source review, etc.);
* Sample collection of various media for purposes of waste characterization;
* Other duties as assigned by the Vice President - EHS.


Basic Qualifications (required):


* Bachelors of Science degree in Chemistry, Bioenvironmental Science, Environmental Engineering, or other engineering/science discipline;
* Zero to three year’s experience in the EHS field, with a particular emphasis in the areas of waste and wastewater management through either on-the-job training or coursework;
* Ability to successfully complete pre-employment drug & alcohol screen, pre-employment physical examination, and background check upon receiving an offer of employment;
* Maintain a driving history satisfactory with VLS Recovery Services standards, and its insurer;
* While performing the duties of this job, the successful candidate must be able to stand, walk, sit, ascend/descend stairs, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk and/or hear;
* Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds;
* Must be able to complete tasks both indoors and outdoors in all types of weather conditions;
* Required to carry a company-provided cell phone, and be available to respond during working and non-working hours;
* Basic knowledge of applicable EPA and TCEQ rules and regulations related to air, water, and waste management;
* Must be able to successfully and simultaneously manage multiple tasks, often under short or changing deadlines, in a diverse and fast paced environment;
* Strong oral and written communication skills;
* Adaptable to organizational change;
* Maintain a valid Texas driver’s license;
* Ability to work independently to prioritize and manage workload while providing timely turnaround on tasks;
* Ability to work as a member of a team, take direction from supervisor(s), focus attention on details, follow work rules and adhere to established work schedules;
* Ability to interact with regulatory agencies and peers with self-confidence, poise, and professionalism;
* Proficient in using MS Office Software features to effectively execute work tasks; and


Preferred Qualifications:
* Completion of OSHA 30-hour general industry or construction industry course;
* Completion of RCRA training course; and
* Completion of 24-hour HAZWOPER course.


Interested persons should submit a cover letter and resume to:
[email protected]




(Posted 8/8/2018) 


Environmental Planner and Coordinator

This full-time position is based out of our Houston, Texas.

CCI & Associates is a leading multi-disciplinary engineerinTg consulting firm offering services in Engineering, Geotechnical, Construction Management, Environmental, Regulatory and Pipeline Integrity. We have established ourselves as experts in Trenchless Technology and Open-Cut pipeline construction methods. We are a driving force in the continuing advancement of Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) systems including annular pressure modeling, intercept design projects, specialized pullhead design and pipeline pull-force modelling.

Summary of Position:

Reporting to the General Manager, the Environmental Planner and Coordinator is responsible for providing planning, permitting, operational oversight and reporting as it relates to environmental and regulatory matters for CCI and Associates’ pipeline crossing projects throughout the US.


• Investigate and complete regulatory applications for clients in all US operations

• Complete/coordinate the field assessments and reporting of environmental work for various clients
• Manage drilling waste disposal and turbidity monitoring on a project basis
• Prepare documents and reports on projects (current field operations and completed field operations)
• Market regulatory and environmental planning, auditing and monitoring work to existing and new clients
• Oversee the management of field Environmental Inspectors, Environmental Specialists, Aquatic Specialists and Environmental Monitors
• Work with the regulators and public stakeholders to find solutions for our clients
• Contribute to internal document development, quality assurance and quality control processes
• Provide continual support for clients through ongoing discussions, monitoring of client issues and development of mitigation plans as required
• Develop and implement a strategy for training and resource literature for field services of CCI’s projects
• Work with existing clients to increase awareness about CCI’s capabilities regarding environmental and regulatory services
• Provides estimates and budgets for CCI’s Environmental and Regulatory services - includes proposal writing and ensuring that all project roles and responsibilities are well defined and understood
• Provide feedback to (including client feedback) to CCI management based on the evaluation of services and recommendations for improvement
• Develop an ongoing schedule for upcoming work and available manpower
• Other field work, as required
• Additional duties as required


 • Post-secondary degree or diploma in environmental sciences

• Previous experience with the F.E.R.C. and/or US Army Corps of Engineers specifically in pipeline permitting.
• A minimum of 5 years’ experience in the Oil and Gas Industry
• Proficient in Microsoft Office and Windows
• Must be extremely organized and be able to prioritize workload
• Outstanding attention to detail and quality of work
• Able to manage multiple competing priorities and deadlines
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Must be an organized self-starter with the ability to work independently
• Positive attitude that works well with others

 Nature of Work:

• Full time
• Office work
• Field work as required

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please submit your resume to [email protected]

(Posted 6/28/2018)

Client Account Director, Environmental Services for TransCanada

Our client is looking for Experienced Client Account Director to join their global consulting firm. The is incredible opportunity to become a true owner and shareholder in a highly profitable business and the world’s largest provider of EHS consulting services. Need someone with strong understanding of TransCanada and key personal within the organization. The ideal candidate will have consulted TransCanada.


* This is a Partner-Level opportunity for a Principal/Director/VP-Level professional looking to further their career with an equity stake in a leading global environmental consultancy.
* The opportunity to contribute significantly to key decisions, including the overall strategic direction of our organization.

* Meaningful equity ownership with significant financial and intangible rewards.

* The ability to provide “thought leadership” on a wide range of technical and business issues impacting our core markets.

* An extension of the market position and reach with your established client relationships to further drive our growth.

The preferred office location for this position is Calgary, AB or Houston, TX; other NA locations may be considered.


Work closely with North America Oil & Gas Market Leader, Oil & Gas sector team, Business Unit Managing Partners and local Partners to manage and expand business with TransCanada and its subsidiaries.

Account Leadership & Client Strategy

* Primary focus on leading the key client account development, sales, and delivery of the full spectrum of consulting services to deliver strategic value to meet the needs of the key client.

* Major capital project program development management, including project definition, siting, assessment, permitting strategies and application development, data management, construction and operation support.
* Planning and permitting for oil & gas siting/development;
* Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) operational performance, including compliance, risk evaluation and support for safety, management systems, audit and assurance, and sustainability reporting.

* Asset decommissioning and land use planning;

* Corporate EHS risk management identification and solution option leadership; Transaction services for mergers & acquisitions.

* Implementing account management, actively develop commercial strategies to pursue and win new business opportunities that result in significant revenue growth with the key client organization.

* Provide business value at each level of the key client organization. Consistently identify, support and manage the client needs and expectations, raising the awareness of and profile building of capabilities from the Executive Management strategy and risk management to the facility-specific compliance needs. 

* Establish the team as a solution-oriented partner within the key client organization to identify and explore the needs and provide solutions for the broad spectrum of Xservices.

* Develop new client relationships and expand existing relationships by delivering strategic consulting advice, excellent value, and quality service.

* Maintain pulse on industry business cycles and prioritize sales efforts toward high-potential, top opportunities.

* Manage capture efforts utilizing technical understanding and expertise to develop proposals, including written content, pricing, presentations, and contracting.

* Provide, develop and maintain a robust understanding of the key client’s businesses, organization, programs and processes, as well as a comprehensive understanding of those critical business trends that may drive priorities, key needs and those drivers that the key client may deem as most valuable.

* Develop strategy and action plan(s) focused on the key client’s key geographies, service needs, and that facilitates growth in business with the key client.

* Develop clear, concise key client business planning, client mapping and facilitate team ownership of and branding within each aspect of the key client strategic, tactical and fiscal goals and objectives.

* Personally perform face-to-face engagements with key senior-level individuals (i.e., Executive Management) and key client business unit interfaces (face-to-face visits and presentations)

* Ensure that contract access is established (and expanded) for key areas of service and geographies and that contract terms and requirements are identified and maintained.

Team Building, Alignment & Collaboration

* Support a successful Key Client Team in each of the key client geographies and/or across key businesses and leveraged (expanded as necessary) and positioned for long-term success of the account.

* Ensure that the Key Client Team works together seamlessly to identify synergies and high value services and executes those services in a value-added manner.

* Ensure that the Key Client Team collaborates in a highly successful fashion to include the use of Salesforce (including Chatter Groups), Intranet (Minerva), cadence calls/meetings, and interaction with the Commercial, Operations and Technical Communities.


* BS/MS in engineering, safety, science, business, or related degree.
* 15+ years’ progressive experience in either a consulting environment or working substantially in the Oil & Gas sector.
* In-depth understanding of the TransCanada including existing relationships that can be leveraged into new business.
* Demonstrable track record in strategic account management delivering multimillion dollar sales results annually, including successfully winning large and strategic projects and developing trusted advisor relationships within O&G client organizational structures, with TransCanada
* Business acumen to understand business risk and challenges and recognize corporate opportunities.
* Strong-communication and organization skills; results-oriented and relationship savvy.
* Offer recognized technical expertise and an established reputation in the local marketplace.
* Positive outlook, collaborative, and driven by the success of as a global company. 

Power Recruiting Service
Suman Cherry
Vice President
[email protected]