Indigenous Liaison

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
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Employment duration: Full time
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Description

Indigenous Liaison
Human Resources
Vancouver, BC

At Michels Canada, We Do That. Our company is passionate about our business, our customers and our talent! We are cultivating a culture of excellence and aspire to be best-in-class in the industry. Michels Canada is committed to supporting Canada’s prosperous future by constructing safe, reliable infrastructure solutions to serve the public’s energy, water and wastewater, and transportation needs. We care about doing what is best for our people, our customers, the communities in which we work and our country. We strive to provide our employees with meaningful and challenging work, and an engaging and collaborative environment in a fast paced setting.

What We Offer

  • Competitive compensation
  • A challenging and rewarding work environment
  • An opportunity to be part of an exciting, growing business!

Your Opportunity with Michels Canada

Reporting to the Indigenous Manager, the Indigenous Liaison will provide various levels of support on the assigned projects. The Indigenous liaison will help build constructive relationships between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities and aim to improve the relationship between their employer and the community members. Indigenous Liaisons meet with members of the community to learn where sacred and traditional lands are, and later advise their company what land to leave untouched and where the community will allow development. Communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to work independently and as a part of a team are key skills to succeed.

We are looking for individuals to fill future vacancies for upcoming pipeline projects.
 

Your Key Responsibilities
 

  • Leads and supports Michels staff and client to facilitate development of terms and conditions acceptable to Indigenous Peoples, Michels Canada and the client in respect to Oil, Gas and Pipeline projects
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with Indigenous Peoples and Michels Canada’s project team to facilitate the on-going identification and resolution of their respective concerns affecting project objectives and regular or intermittent reporting
  • Provide advice and direction to Michels Canada management and staff regarding Indigenous issues and concerns and participates in planning process for their resolution
  • Delivering presentations, to Indigenous Peoples, Industry and Michels Canada Staff and interested parties
  • Other duties as assigned

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • 1-2 years’ experience in Indigenous Relations preferably in the Oil & Gas industry or construction industry
  • Bachelor’s degree or college diploma in a social science (such as sociology) or business administration is preferred
  • Must possess a valid driver license for the type(s) of vehicles which may be driven and an acceptable driving record
  • Pipeline Construction Safety Ticket (PCST) required
  • Working Knowledge of Microsoft Computer Software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint)
  • Working with both Indigenous and Metis Peoples to resolve land use conflicts is preferred
  • Experience in the Oil and Gas industry as it relates to Indigenous and Metis Peoples issues is preferred
  • Good Understanding of Indigenous Culture, Customs and Treaties as it applies to large scale development projects

Apply Now!

We offer competitive total compensation, meaningful and challenging work, and an engaging and collaborative environment. For more information on our company, please visit our website at www.michelscanada.com. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Michels Canada is committed to creating a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture, as an equal opportunity employer we encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

Michels Canada is committed to supporting Canada’s prosperous future by constructing safe, reliable infrastructure solutions to serve the public’s energy, water and wastewater, and transportation needs. Michels Canada is headquartered in Nisku, Alberta, Canada, and serves many industries, including pipeline, HDD, tunneling, and Direct Pipe.

Our capabilities span from relining deteriorating sewer and water mains and utility maintenance holes in expanding metropolitan areas, to building tunnels for wastewater treatment plants under the most densely populated regions of Canada. We construct reliable pipelines and underground river crossings for the critical growing energy sector. Michels is well equipped to mobilize equipment and personnel to projects in highly urban and very remote locations across Canada. Michels delivery methods include bid-build, design-bid-build and public-private partnerships (P3). We are a preferred partner on large-scale joint ventures in multiple segments of our business.

We care about doing what is best for our people, our customers, the communities in which we work and our country.



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