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Process Safety Engineer

Employer: NOVA Chemicals

Closing Date: 13/05/2022

Location: Joffre, Alberta

Job Description:

Who We Are:

NOVA Chemicals develops and manufactures plastic resins and other petrochemical products that make everyday life safer, healthier and easier. Our employees take pride in our focus on safety and social responsibility by working together to ensure health, safety, security and environmental stewardship through our commitment to sustainability, ESG, and Responsible Care®. NOVA Chemicals, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is wholly-owned by Mubadala Investment Company of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, UnitedArab Emirates. 

NOVA Chemicals helps shape a world where products vital to our health and happiness are even better tomorrow than they are today. We are seeking talented and passionate people who enjoy working in a collaborative, innovative environment to join our dynamic team. 

We are seeking a Process Safety Engineer to join the Process Safety, Energy and Technology team located at ourJoffre Site in Central Alberta, near Red Deer. Reporting to the Process Safety, Energy and Technology Team Leader, you will provide loss prevention and risk management support to the units, site, projects and corporate initiatives focused on the achievement of safe and reliable operations. You will work collectively and collaboratively with multidiscipline teams, including operations, maintenance and engineering.

You Will Use Your Expertise To:

  • Facilitate hazard analysis and training
  • Manage and facilitate 5-year Risk Assessments
  • Facilitate, conduct, and coach others on the use of risk analysis techniques
  • Act as a focal point for internal and external Process Safety audits and assurance programs
  • Act as a resource to technical staff in support of the application of NOVA Chemicals’ Loss Prevention Standards, Process Safety procedures and Responsible Care Standards
  • Provide leadership in setting direction and implementing various Process Safety Management policies, metrics, and management systems (ex. management of change)
  • Maintain knowledge and awareness related to catastrophic threats facing NOVA Chemicals facilities
  • Provide technical expertise for Process Safety ad-hoc studies and region wide initiatives
  • Champion a culture of Process Safety excellence

What We Are Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Applied Science or equivalent, with 8+ years of related process safety and/or engineering experience preferred
  • Registered or eligible to register as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) with APEGA or an equivalent Canadian engineering governing body
  • Strong computer skills, particularly as related to data analysis and modeling
  • Familiarity with incident investigation processes
  • Demonstrated willingness to take initiative and be a self-directed worker
  • Demonstrated decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work within multidiscipline teams and manage multiple priorities
  • General understanding of industry standards and practices related to Process Safety and applicable Process Safety regulations
  • Familiarity with Engineering Standards, Responsible Care® Standards, 5-year Process Hazard Assessment programs, and Process Safety Life-cycle Management experience would be considered an asset
  • Familiarity with Process Safety industry groups such as the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) and knowledge of the work of the Chemical Safety Board (CSB)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Process Safety engineering experience in Olefins/Polyethylene would be considered an asset

You Can Stand Out If:

  • You are passionate about your work and put care and thought into all that you do.
  • You are responsible and follow through with your commitments to others and to safety.
  • You are innovative and are willing to challenge your biases when problem solving.
  • You are collaborative, inclusive, and work well with others towards team goals.

Additional Information:

  • Relocation will be considered for this position
  • Compensation will be commensurate with education and experience
  • This role requires up to 0-10% travel
  • In order to fulfil the duties of this role, the successful candidate will be required to wear respiratory protective equipment.
  • Candidate must successfully pass a fit test and be physically able to wear a respirator

Why NOVA Chemicals?

NOVA Chemicals’ flexible benefit programs are designed to meet the diverse needs of our employees, because when it comes to benefits, everyone has different priorities. Our benefits offerings will vary based on your work location, and are an element of the “Total Rewards” package used to reward employees.

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  • Follow us on LinkedIn and Glassdoor for job updates.
  • Read more on our Responsible Care® and sustainability initiatives like Project STOP

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available on request.

 

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Analyst – Energy + Climate Transition

Employer: Dunsky Energy + Climate Advisors

Closing Date: 31/05/2022

Location: montreal

Job Description:

Accelerate the transition to a clean, low-carbon energy future

You love to learn and want to increase your impact. You want to work with a team of like-minded, collaborative colleagues, dedicated to accelerating the transition to a low-carbon future. You want to focus your talents and career on building a healthy, livable planet.

Welcome to DUNSKY ENERGY + CLIMATE ADVISORS. We’re a mission-driven (B-Corp certified) firm focused on exactly that: helping our clients accelerate the transition to a clean, low-carbon energy future. We didn’t come to this lately: we’ve been at it – meticulously supporting leading governments, utilities, businesses and others across North America – for nearly 18 years.

Our team of more than 40 professionals are whip-smart, super-kind, fun, and deeply dedicated to the mission. They include a deep bench of analysts and subject matter experts (across buildings, energy, mobility and industry), and a team of consultants able to translate findings and advise clients on key policies and strategies to make it happen. If you join us, you will be assessing opportunities for large-scale decarbonization; designing the programs, policies and market strategies that can truly accelerate their adoption; and/or evaluating the performance of those strategies with a view to continuous improvement.

Of course, your success isn’t solely linked to impact. You want real opportunity to grow – professionally and intellectually. You’re at ease with a fast pace, but also want a reasonable work/life balance, because your weekends and evenings should by default be yours. And of course, you want to be properly compensated. We strive to offer all of these, because we know that your success is multifaceted, and because we only achieve our mission if our teammates are healthy, happy, energized and growing.

IDEAL CANDIDATE

Our team is made up of collaborative, curious people who care deeply about the future of the planet. You share the common traits of our team and are rigorous, analytical and communicate effectively. You also offer:

Required skills & experience:

  • 2-4 years of work experience that is relevant to supporting the clean energy transition
  • a solid experience and technical background in one or more the following areas:
    • transportation electrification
    • demand response
    • storage
    • energy use in the industrial sector
  • a general understanding of energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies and practices
  • knowledge and experience with the MS Office suite, with a particular emphasis on Microsoft Excel
  • experience solving analytical problems with MS excel and/or coding languages (such as Python or R) for modelling economic and energy impacts and trends
  • ability to write and communicate clearly in English
  • ability to prioritize effectively and work on multiple tasks/ projects within established timelines and budgets
  • ability to work in a team and strong interpersonal skills
  • demonstrated interest in the clean energy transition

Preferred skills and experience:

  • experience with consulting (project management, synthesizing information, client relationships, etc.)
  • ability to write and communicate clearly in French
  • a solid experience and technical background in one or more the following areas:
    • building sciences
    • electrification of transportation
    • industrial energy use
    • demand response
    • energy storage
  • deep understanding of the issues and complexities of the clean energy transition.

RESPONSIBILITIES

In collaboration with more than 35 expert colleagues in the field, you will carry out studies and plans for governments (municipal, provincial and federal), utilities and non-profit organizations with decision-making power and / or influence to move the transition forward in an efficient and responsible manner. You will contribute to a variety of impactful projects for our clients across Canada and the U.S.

Analysts and Senior Analysts at Dunsky play an important role supporting our work in assessing the potential for adoption of clean energy solutions as well as designing and evaluating clean energy strategies. Your tasks as an analyst may include:

• Developing, applying and improving analytical models and tools to assess energy saving opportunities

• Assessing and characterizing clean energy technologies

• Conducting analysis of energy use and market data to support the design and evaluation of clean energy programs and policies

• Researching best practices in energy efficiency program design

• Conducting primary research such as surveys with market actors and gathering information on market dynamics

• Documenting and interpreting findings using compelling visual presentation of data and effective writing.

WHY DUNSKY

Join a firm that aligns with your values: As a mission-driven firm and a registered B Corp, our approach is driven by a deep respect for both our team and the planet.

Be part of the clean energy transition:  We work diligently at accelerating the transition to market adoption of clean energy solutions.  Our team makes it a priority to be at the leading edge of change, and is not shy to look outside the box and bring innovative solutions forward.

Work within a dynamic and welcoming team: We place a great deal of importance on offering our team the chance to grow and lead fulfilling lives both at work, and at home.  We believe that how we work together is as important as the work we do.

BENEFITS

We offer competitive salaries and a range of employee benefits including flexible hours, summer schedules, annual bonuses, group health and dental insurance, retirement savings plan contribution, discounts on public transit and bikeshare, and more.

We are also committed to offer our team a hefty dose of professional development and learning opportunities. This includes specific time set-asides, conference budgets, and goals for professional development; an extensive series of topical lunch-and-learns (roughly 25 each year); and a pervasive culture of inquiry and knowledge sharing that dares to address the toughest, most intractable issues.

Staff have access to coaches and supportive supervisors. We do our best to offer our staff experience in a diversity of projects based on your interests.

While the pace of work can be fast, we do everything to minimize overtime, because we believe that work on nights and weekends should be the exception, not the rule.

LOCATION

In normal times, the successful candidate will work from our offices in Montreal or Toronto, or from her/his home elsewhere in Canada. Since 2021, we have a flexible structure in place that enables staff to work either from home or the office, to varying degrees.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates are invited to complete our application form and attach their C.V., cover letter and relevant writing samples (if available). In your cover letter, give us a sense of who you are by being honest and creative. Applications will be considered until the position has been filled.

Dunsky values gender balance and diversity among its team members, and strongly encourages women and minorities to apply. Difference is appreciated and respected. We value your privacy; applications and expressions of interest are considered strictly confidential unless candidates say otherwise.

 

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Professor, Millimetre-wave and THz-Frequency Components and Systems

Employer: University of Waterloo, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Closing Date: 01/09/2022

Location: Waterloo

Job Description:

Professor, Millimetre-wave and THz-Frequency Components and Systems, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Waterloo, invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor in the following areas with the expectation of interdisciplinary collaborations: millimetre-wave and tera-hertz (THz) theory and techniques, antennas, circuits and systems, microwave and THz photonics, theoretical and computational electromagnetics, 6th generation technology, advanced electronic packaging, and other emerging areas.

The ECE department is currently home to more than 95 faculty members with a cluster of 10 professors actively pursuing research in the area of antennas, microwaves, and wave optics. Their research is supported by several test/measurement and micro- and nano-fabrication laboratories providing worldclass infrastructure for device, circuit, component and electromagnetic radiation characterization over MHz to THz (e.g., CIARS, CIRFE, EmRG, and QNFCF).

Applicants must have a doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering, Engineering Physics, or a closely related discipline. Evidence of a well-developed and active research program is required and a strong track record of industrial partnerships is an asset. In addition to research, duties include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, supervision of graduate students, and professional and administrative service. Salaries are competitive, and are determined according to the accomplishments, experience, and qualifications of the candidate. The successful candidate will be required to have an engineering license for practice in Canada or to apply for an engineering license or limited professional engineering license within five years.

Interested applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, and the names of at least three references to the Faculty Search Coordinator via the online system at https://ecefas.uwaterloo.ca/OFAS/index.php.  Applications submitted by September 1st, 2022, will be accepted for full consideration, with an anticipated start date as early May 1, 2023.

The salary range for this position is $140,000 to $200,000. Salaries are competitive, and are determined according to the accomplishments, experience, and qualifications of the candidate.

The ECE department is one of the largest ECE departments in Canada. The graduate programs of the department attract outstanding Canadian and international applicants, with an enrollment of more than 700 graduate students. The graduate research in ECE covers 14 technical areas with collaborative graduate programs in Nanotechnology and Quantum Information. The undergraduate programs offered by the ECE Department include Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering (jointly with the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science), Mechatronics Engineering (jointly with the Departments of Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering and Systems Design Engineering), Nanotechnology Engineering (jointly with the Departments of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering) and Biomedical Engineering (jointly with several departments including Systems Design Engineering) attract and enroll top students from across North America.

The University of Waterloo campus encompasses an exciting research and teaching environment. Researchers benefit from the very generous intellectual property policy of the University, which vests the rights with the inventor. With a strategic commitment focused on technology innovation and entrepreneurial learning, the university has been named “Best Overall” by reputation in Canada with the Faculty of Engineering ranked among the top 50 engineering schools worldwide. Located in a vibrant two university community within the Region of Waterloo (population of 600,000) in southwestern Ontario, the campus is home to the world’s largest post-secondary co-operative education program. The campus is within easy driving distance to the city of Toronto, where researchers benefit from close connections with the many high-technology companies in the Waterloo and greater Toronto area. The region is also close to many recreational vicinities offered by the Great Lakes and Provincial Parks.

The University of Waterloo acknowledges that much of our work takes place on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. Our main campus is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River. Our active work toward reconciliation takes place across our campuses through research, learning, teaching, and community building, and is centralized within our Indigenous Initiatives Office

(https://uwaterloo.ca/human-rights-equity-inclusion/indigenousinitiatives).

The University values the diverse and intersectional identities of its students, faculty, and staff. The University regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees. The University of Waterloo seeks applicants who embrace our values of equity, anti-racism and inclusion.  As such, we encourage applications from candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including applicants who identify as Indigenous peoples (e.g., First Nations, Métis, Inuit/Inuk), Black, racialized, people with disabilities, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.

The University of Waterloo is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. If you have any application, interview or workplace accommodation requests, or if you have any questions regarding the position, the application process, assessment process, or eligibility, please contact the recruitment committee via Brenda McQuarrie at bmcquarr@uwaterloo.ca.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Three reasons to apply: https://uwaterloo.ca/faculty-association/why-waterloo

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CRC Tier II – Intelligent Robotics

Employer: Western University

Closing Date: 01/09/2022

Location: London

Job Description:

CANADA RESEARCH CHAIR (CRC) TIER 2  in INTELLIGENT ROBOTICS 

FACULTY POSITION IN THE DEPARTMENT OF

ELECTRICAL & COMPUTER ENGINEERING

The Faculty of Engineering at The University of Western Ontario, one of Canada’s leading research-intensive universities, seeks applicants for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Intelligent Robotics, effective July 1, 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful applicant will receive a probationary (tenure-track) appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering.  Salary and rank will be commensurate with the successful applicant’s qualifications and experience.   This position also includes a comprehensive benefits package.  Further details can be accessed at:

http://www.uwo.ca/hr/benefits/your_benefits/faculty.html

We are seeking candidates who can articulate a vision to lead new research by building capacity and collaborations within the Department in the area of autonomous robotics which will attract undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and other trainees. Applicants interested in the development of robotic systems in any application domain capable of autonomous operation in the presence of uncertain information are invited to apply. Robotics expertise exists within the Department in a broad variety of areas, including but not limited to surgery, exploration, power systems, agriculture, mining and rehabilitation, so wide potential for collaborations exists.

For a probationary appointment, successful candidates will have completed a Ph.D. degree in a related Engineering discipline (Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronic Systems Engineering, etc) a closely related discipline, and will have a background in robotics.  The candidate will demonstrate excellence in research, including evidence of high-quality scholarly output that demonstrates independent research leading to peer assessed publications and the securing of external research funding, as well as national/international exposure through invited lectures and/or conference symposia as appropriate for their discipline and career stage.  Evidence of research leadership potential would be beneficial. In summary, the successful candidate will be an emerging researcher with demonstrated research activity and creativity, acknowledged by peers as possessing the potential to achieve international recognition and to lead in their field in the next five to ten years, and possess the potential to attract high quality personnel and future research collaborators.

Candidates should provide evidence of teaching at the university level and will be expected to teach a variety of fundamental undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of robotics and mechatronics as well as advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in their area of specialization.  In addition, candidates are expected to supervise graduate students and participate in other educational and professional activities including administrative duties within the Department, Faculty and University. The ability to become eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer in Ontario is required for this appointment.

The selected candidate will be nominated by Western University to apply for the Tier 2 CRC in Intelligent Robotics in accordance with the regulations set for Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs (www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca),This academic appointment is conditional upon the successful award of the CRC Tier 2 to the candidate.

In accordance with the regulations set for Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs (www.chairschaires.gc.ca ), Tier 2 chairs are intended for exceptional emerging scholars (i.e., candidates must have less than 10 years of experience as an active researcher in their field at the time of nomination). Applicants who are more than 10 years from having earned their highest degree (and where career breaks exist, such as maternity, parental or extended sick leave, clinical training, etc.) may have their eligibility for a Tier 2 Chair assessed through the program’s Tier 2 justification process; please contact Research Development at The University of Western Ontario at ResearchWesternCRC@uwo.ca  for more information. Please consult the Canada Research Chair website for full information, including further details on eligibility criteria. http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca/programprogramme/nomination-mise_en_candidature-eng.aspx.

Western University recognizes that our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion is central to the University’s mandate as a research-intensive institution of higher learning and a community leader. Western understands that our pursuit of research excellence and our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion are mutually supporting. As such, Western is committed to achieving and maintaining an equitable representation amongst our Canada Research Chair holders, as well as within Western’s broader research enterprise

Western University recognizes the potential impact that legitimate career interruptions can have on a candidate’s record of research achievement. Potential candidates are encouraged to explain within their application the impact that career interruptions have had on their record, and to submit a full career or extended CV to a chairholder position in cases where they have had career interruptions.

Situated along the banks of the Thames River in picturesque London, Ontario, a city with a population of approximately 350,000, Western University is a prominent academic institution routinely ranked as a top research-intensive university in Canada and is committed to excel as a leading research institution internationally. Western University has a full-time enrollment of about 32,000 students in a range of academic and professional programs. With annual research funding exceeding $220 million, and an international reputation for success, Western ranks as one of Canada’s top research-intensive universities. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real world application. Western also provides an exceptional employment experience, offering competitive salaries, a wide range of employment opportunities and one of Canada’s most beautiful campuses.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (http://www.eng.uwo.ca/electrical/) is one of the four Departments in the Faculty of Engineering (http://www.eng.uwo.ca) at Western University. Faculty and staff in the department support and foster the educational and research pursuits of undergraduate and graduate engineering students, while providing the best student experience.  The Department offers degrees in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering and Mechatronic Systems Engineering.  Our internationally recognized faculty include two

Canada Research Chairs (Tier I), one Canada Research Chair (Tier II) and one NSERC-UNENE Industrial Research Chair.  We have thriving research groups in software engineering, mechatronics, biomedical engineering, communications and power systems. Our vision is to be recognized as one of the top five research intensive departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering in Canada.

Further information about Western can be found at http://www.uwo.ca/, the Faculty of Engineering at http://www.eng.uwo.ca/, the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at http://www.eng.uwo.ca/electrical/.    Western Engineering is in the process of a major expansion of faculty to complement a planned growth in student numbers. Western Engineering’s Mission, Vision and Values can be found at http://www.eng.uwo.ca/faculty_staff/img/Values_Mission_Statement.pdf. Western’s Recruitment & Retention Office is available to assist in the transition of successful applicants and their families.

If you share a commitment to excellence in teaching and research, and are eager to pursue a rewarding academic career, please send (i) a detailed curriculum vitae, (ii) a one-page teaching statement describing your teaching experience and philosophy, (iii) a concise research statement of interests describing your current research program, accomplishments and future plans, and (iv) contact details of at least three professionals who can provide letters of support.  Applications should be sent to, clearly identifying the position you are applying for:

Kenneth McIsaac, Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering c/o Michelle Wagler, Administrative Officer Thompson Engineering Building, Room 279B, Western Engineering 1151 Richmond Street London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5B9 Email: ecechair@uwo.ca

Consideration of applications will commence on May 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.  Please ensure that the form available at  http://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/pdf/full-time-application-form.pdf is completed and included in your application submission.

Effective September 7, 2021, all employees and visitors to campus are required to comply with Western’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English.   The University invites applications from all qualified individuals.  Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities.  Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.  If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Michelle Wagler by email at: mwagler6@uwo.ca 

 

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