Mine Remediation: Training and Employment Opportunities

Report
Mine Remediation
Training and Employment
CRTOC
Nunavut Mining Symposium
April 2012
Wayne Ingham
WESA Inc.
Presentation Outline
• CRTOC and ECO Canada
• Program Objectives
• Partners, Projects, Trainees and Employment
• Training and Employment Opportunities
• Challenges and Successes
• Acknowledgements
Contaminants Remediation
Training Organization of Canada
(CRTOC)
Origins of CRTOC
ECO Canada
- created in 1992
- Environmental Careers Organization of Canada
- Part of Canada’s Sector Council Program for the
environment.
- Goal to ensure the prosperity of the environmental sector by
working with environmental students, educators,
professionals, and employers.
- Committed to increasing Aboriginal employment in the
environmental sector.
Origins of CRTOC
2009 - ECO Canada partners:
- Aboriginal organizations, post-secondary institutions, and
private sector businesses;
- proposal to Human Resources and Skills Development
Canada (HRSDC)
- Aboriginal employment by providing training opportunities
within the contaminant remediation sector.
June 2010 – CRTOC:
- “Caring for the Land” project
- HRSDC’s Aboriginal Skills and Employment Partnership
Program (ASEP),
- federally incorporated, not-for-profit organization,
- $12 Million in funding.
- matching funds provided by partner organizations.
Objectives of CRTOC
The CRTOC “Caring for the Land” project is designed to:
• Enhance the employability of Aboriginal candidates through
participation in skills development training programs;
• Place Aboriginal candidates who successfully complete
training with employers in the contaminated sites sectors;
• Train, in partnership with industry, 600 Aboriginal people in
contaminated site assessment, remediation, and monitoring
over the two fiscal years (2010–2012);
• Increase the number of Aboriginal people employed in
contaminant site assessment, remediation and monitoring
by 400 over the two fiscal years; and
• Strengthen partnerships between industry, governments,
communities, and training providers
Board
Members
The six-member Board of Directors for 2011–2012 included the
following active members as of August 16, 2011:
• Ed Norrena, Chair – President and CEO, EDGE
Environmental Consulting Limited, representing ECO
Canada;
• Jim Malick, Vice Chair – Executive Vice President and
Director, SLR Consulting, representing Industry;
• Vince Halushka, Secretary Treasurer – Director, Det'on Cho Training
and Conference Centre, representing the Aboriginal partners;
• Sascha Weber – Executive Director, Yukon Mine Training
Association, representing the Aboriginal partners;
• Wayne Ingham – Director/Principal, Branch Manager, WESA
Incorporated, representing Industry; and
• Lorrie Gowen – Manager, Continuing Education and Industry
Training, Northwest Community College, representing Education.
Team Members
CRTOC Calgary Team
• Eleanor Gallant (Director)
• Leanne Barham
(Manager Client
Services)
• Ariel Bryant (Client
Relations Coordinator)
• Grace Kang (Client
Relations Coordinator)
• Graham Dell (Manager of
Accounting)
Job Coaches
• Candy Brown: NT Job Coach
• Michelle Reese: primary job
coach in NV, ON, and QU
• Cara Riendeau: primary job
coach in MB and SK
• Shelly McDonald: primary
job coach in YK
• Cameron Tremblay: primary
job coach for AB and BC
8
Advisory Partners
Partner Type
Organization
Name
Aboriginal Organization
Det’on Cho Training and
Conference Centre
Vince Halushka
Aboriginal Organization
Kitikmeot Economic
Development Council
Rob Gunn
Aboriginal Organization
Northwest Territories Mine
Training Society
Hilary Jones
Aboriginal Organization
Yukon Mine Training
Association
Sascha Weber
Education
International Union of
Operating Engineers
Allan Bruce and Derm Cain
Education
Northwest Community
College
Lorrie Gowen
Education
Nunavut Arctic College
Mike Shouldice
Education
Operating Engineers
Training Institute of Ontario
Harold McBride and Carla
St. Louis
Education
Aurora College
Kerry Robinson
Education
Qikiqtaaluk Logistics
Harry Flaherty
Education
Qikiqtani Employment and
Training Consortium
Philippe Chevalier
Advisory Partners Cont.
Partner Type
Organization
Name
Education
Yukon College
Larry Gray and Shelagh
Rowes
Industry
AMEC Earth &
Enviornmental
Bill Borland
Industry
Golder and Associates Ltd.
Grant Clarke
Industry
SNC Lavalin Inc.
Stephen Lindley
Industry
F.& M. Management Ltd.
Faramarz Bogzaran
Industry
SLR Consulting (Canada)
Ltd.
Jim Malick
Industry
WESA Inc.
Wayne Ingham
Industry
Stantec
Nick Lawson
Sector Council
ECO Canada Board of
Directors
Ed Norrena
Sector Council
ECO Canada
Grant Trump
Locations of Projects
• Yukon – 7
• Northwest Territories – 13
• Nunavut – 5
• Alberta – 3
• British Columbia – 5
• Saskatchewan – 3
• Manitoba – 3
• Ontario – 6
Project Map
Projects
Partner
Program
Type of Training
Aboriginal Engineering
Ltd.
Mine Site Remediation
Safety, HEO
Aboriginal Engineering
Ltd.
Tundra Mines
Project Management & Admin,
Mine-related training,
Environmental, HEO
Det’on Cho Training
Centre
Multiple Projects
Safety, HEO, Environmental
Det’on Cho Training
Centre
Camp Cook
Mine related training
Det’on Cho Training
Centre
Geotechnical Material
Geotechnical Material
Engineering Technician
Yukon Mine Training
Association
Caring for the Land
BEAHR Environmental Site
Assessment Assistant
Yukon Mine Training
Association
Tr’ondek Hwech’in HEO
Safety, HEO
Champagne & Aishinik
First Nation
BEAHR Environmental
Site Assessment
BEAHR Environmental Site
Assessment Assistant
Northern Safety Network
Yukon
HEO Training
Mine-related HEO
Projects Cont.
Partner
Program
Type of Training
Northern Safety Network
Yukon
HEO Training
Mine-related HEO
Northern Safety Network
Yukon
HEO Training
Mine-related training, HEO
Inuvialuit Land
Administration
Camp Centroid
Safety, Hazardous waste
removal
Inuvialuit Land
Administration
Tuktoyaktuk Landfill
Safety, Hazardous waste
removal
Inuvialuit Land
Administration
Beaufort Delta Camps
Safety, Hazardous waste
removal
Ta’an Kwäch’än Council
BEAHR Environmental
Monitor
BEAHR Environmental
Monitor training
Chippewas of Kettle and
Stony Point First Nation
UXO Technician Level I
UXO certification and
training
CH2M HILL
Former Camp Ipperwash
UXO Investigation
On-the-job UXO training
CH2M HILL
UXO Intrusive
Investigation
UXO training
Projects Cont.
Partner
Program
Type of Training
Keewatin Tribal Council
BEAHR Solid Wastes
Coordinator
BEAHR Solid Wastes
Coordinator
Tseycum First Nations
HEO Training
HEO
Tseycum First Nations
Beach Nourishment
Envrionmental
Techi?q Ltd.
Surveyor Assistant
Land Surveyor Assistant
training
Techi?q Ltd.
Kitchen Helper
Remote camp related
training – camp cook
Sto:lo
Environmental
Professional Certificate
Environmental Professional
Certificate Designation
Tribal Chief Ventures
Environmental
Stewardship
BEAHR Environmental
Monitoring, Environmental
Stewardship
Indigenous Visions
BEAHR Environmental
Monitor
BEAHR Environmental
Monitor
HAZCO
Orphaned Mines
HEO
Projects Cont.
Partner
Program
Type of Training
HAZCO
Impacted Lands
HEO
Quantum Murray LP
Articulated Rock Truck
HEO
Quantum Murray LP
Gunnar Mine
HEO
Neskonlith Indian Band
First Nation Site
Remediation
Safety, GIS & GPS,
Environmental Monitoring
Laxgalts’ap Village
Government
BEAHR Core Module
BEAHR Core Module
CCS Corporation
Intro to HEO & Tailings
Pond Reclamation
Safety, HEO
CCS Corporation
Intro to HEO & Tailings
Pond Reclamation (Cont.)
Safety, HEO
Prince Albert Grand
Council
Asbestos, Radiation, and
First Aid
Safety, Asbestos
Abatement, Radiation
Protection
Kitnuna Projects Inc.
HEO & Safety
Safety, HEO
Projects Cont.
Partner
Program
Type of Training
WESA Inc.
Environmental
Remediation and
Monitoring Assistant
Safety, Environmental
Sanexen
Intro to Environmental
Site Assessment
Safety, BEAHR, HEO, Onthe-job HEO
AMEC Earth &
Environmental
Chief T’selehye School –
Hazardous Materials
Safety, Asbestos Abatement
Tulita Land Corporation
Tulita Training Project
2011
Safety training
Qikiqtalluk Logistics
Cape Dyer Environmental
Remediation
HEO, Equipment
Mechanics
Alexander First Nations
BEAHR Environmental
Monitoring
BEAHR Environmental
Monitoring
Hamlet of Arviat
Arviat Diamond Driller
HEO, Diamond Driller
Operating Engineers
Training Institute of
Ontario
HEO Course
HEO
Agnico-Eagle Mining
HEO Training
HEO
Kivalliq Mine Training
Society
Youth In Mining
HEO
Project Status
As of March 27, 2012
Number of Projects Approved
48 – 3 dropped
out
Number of Projects
45
Number of Completed Training and Invoice
Process
45
Number Still Active – Training and/or Ongoing
Invoicing
0
Training Areas
• Project Management and Administration
• Contaminated Mine Site-Related Training
• Construction Foreman
• Camp Cooking
• Camp Cleaning
• Kitchen Helper
• Traffic Control
• Winter Road Construction
• Heavy Equipment Operation (HEO)
• Haul Truck
• Articulated Rock Truck
• Excavator
• Loader
• Backhoe
• Dozer
• Blasting
• Crusher
• Drill training including Diamond Driller Helper
Training Areas.
• Environmental
• BEAHR Training Programs
• Contaminated Sites Remediation
Coordinator
• Solid Waste Coordinator
• Environmental Monitoring Coordinator (Research
and Regulatory)
• Environmental Site Assessment Assistant
• Local Environmental Coordinator
• Land Use Planning Coordinator
• Environmental Sampling Assistant
• Water Sampling and Treatment
• Air Quality Testing
• Asbestos Abatement
• GIS/GPS Training
• Surveyor Assistant Training
Training Areas
• Geotechnical Material Engineering Technician
• Ecoblast
• Safety Training
• Ground Disturbance
• Fall Protection
• WHMIS
• Transportation of Dangerous Goods
• H2S Alive
• HAZWOPER
• Standard First Aid
• Zoom Boom Training
Successes
ASEP Agreement Target Results
ASEP Agreement
Targets Status
Targets for
Project Duration
Results to
March 20, 2012
Percentage by
Which Targets
Exceeded
Individuals
Assessed
700
1118
159.8%
Individuals Trained
600
789
131.5%
Individuals
Employed
400
466
116.5%
Interventions
400
2643
660.8%
Challenges
• Project location distribution
• Limited season
• Secure employment
• Skill assurances
• Employment tracking
• Administration
• Schedule
Acknowledgements
• HRDC ASEP
• ECO Canada and Staff
• CRTOC Board and Partners
• Employers
• NMS Organizers and Sponsors
Thank you

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