Posting End Date:

October 28, 2020

Employee Type:

Regular-Full time


This is a non-union position

We are looking for a Legal Counsel to join our team!

In this position, you will provide advice and guidance on all U.S. legal matters relating to Major Projects and Liquids Operations and oversee related U.S. litigation as well as manage external counsel. If this interests you, then please apply today!

What You Will Do:

Provide legal advice and assistance primarily in the following areas:

  • Crude oil and liquids pipelines transportation, operation and construction (interstate, intrastate and gathering).

  • Environmental and Regulatory Compliance (local, state and federal), Contracts, Insurance.

  • Real Estate and Right-of-Way matters.

  • Coordination and management of pipeline related litigation with outside counsel.

Assist Management by providing advice, correspondence, documents and presentations to ensure compliance with applicable federal and state statutes and laws.

Maintain communications with all departments seeking advice on legal matters concerning Liquids Pipelines operations and activities.

Participate as a team member of the project planning and execution group in developing and implementing corporate strategy.

Model Enbridge values of safety, integrity and respect and positively contribute to the professionalism, culture and role of the Law Department, following the guidance and direction of leadership.

Who You Are:

  • J.D. from ABA accredited law school.

  • A member in good standing of the Minnesota Bar is preferred, but other US state bars considered.

  • Four or more years of progressively responsible legal experience in several of the substantive areas of practice.

  • Some experience in regulatory compliance, environmental and real property law, including preparing, negotiating and reviewing contracts and other agreements.

  • Highly developed skills including issue identification, strategic analysis and resolution through supervision, coordination and use of internal and external staff and counsel.

The Successful Candidate Will Have:

  • A commitment to customer service and teamwork.

  • Shared appreciation for the department’s culture which is founded on providing results for clients and department, learning and developing as individuals and as a department and caring about our people.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Basic leadership capabilities with a desire to develop that skill set further.

  • Self-directed with ability to quickly assimilate role, responsibilities and organization culture.

  • Able to work on multiple assignments and prioritize contending demands in a fast-paced environment, with minimal supervision.

  • Experience in computer system use and word processing capabilities.

  • Participation in large-scale construction projects in a highly regulated environment strongly preferred.

  • Some experience working with state agencies, including familiarity with litigation is helpful.

  • Knowledge of pipeline operations, including Federal and State environmental laws and regulations affecting crude oil is preferred.

  • Understanding of state regulatory regimes applicable to crude oil pipelines highly desirable.

  • Knowledge of DOT regulations and other Federal Laws applied to crude oil pipelines is helpful.

Physical Requirements:

Included but not limited to: Grasping, kneeling, light  moderate lifting (objects up to 20 pounds), reaching above shoulder, repetitive motion, typing, sitting, standing, visual requirement (able to see screens, detect color coding, read fine print), hearing requirement and the ability to sit at a computer for long periods of time.

Mental Requirements:

Included but not limited to: Ability to understand, remember and apply oral and/or written instructions or other information, understand complex problems and collaborate/explore alternative solutions, organize thoughts and ideas into understandable terminology, organize and prioritize work schedule on a short-term basis, make decisions which have moderate impact on the immediate work unit and monitor impact outside this area, understand and follow basic instructions and guidelines, complete routine forms, compose letters, outlines, memoranda and basic reports and communicate with individuals via telephone.

Diversity and inclusion are important to us. Enbridge is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to age, race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, veteran status, Indigenous/Native American status, or disability. Applicants with disabilities can request accessible formats, communication supports, or other accessibility assistance by contacting careersenbridge.com.

Information For Applicants:

  • Applications can be submitted via our online recruiting system only.
  • We appreciate your interest in working with us; however, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.
  • Final candidates for this position may be required to undergo a security screening, including a criminal records check.

To learn more about us, visit www.enbridge.com

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