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Date:  Jul 21, 2022

Bear Lake, British Columbia, CA

Operating Sector:  Pipelines

Position Title:  Senior Environmental Coordinator

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Aecon is proud to build some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of this generation. From the roads and transit systems that connect our communities, to the communication networks that link us from coast-to-coast, and the water infrastructure that supplies our businesses and homes. Our integral work includes constructing the pipelines that join provinces with the energy that fuels the nation, and the airports and ports that connect us all. Aecon is there, safely and sustainably building the future.  


We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our employees. We are always searching the globe for exceptional candidates to join the Aecon family and be a part of our forward-thinking, innovative, best-in-class organization!  


About Us
At Aecon, we’re building the future and our people are at the heart of everything we do. We're always looking for exceptional talent to work on our exciting and ever-expanding project portfolios. We are focused on being the #1 Canadian Infrastructure Company and the first choice employer in our industry.
SA Energy Group is a General Partnership between Robert B. Somerville and Aecon Utilities, a division of Aecon Construction Group. SA Energy Group provides mainline pipeline construction services to the Canadian Oil and Gas industry.  We have a strong project backlog and our successes are well documented having constructed over 1000 km of large diameter pipeline over the past 8 years.

Purpose of the Position
Reporting to the Environmental Manager, the Sr. Environmental Coordinator is responsible for perform planning, monitoring, field support, and reporting duties associated with the Environmental Management Program for the assigned project.
Status of the Position
This is a temporary full-time position. The work schedule will be 6 days on (Monday – Saturday) and 1 day off (Sunday), 12 hours per day.  The employment term shall be dependent on the duration of the current project and future project workload. 


The position will be based out of SA Energy Group’s Project Offices in camp, located northeast of Prince George, BC.


Key Responsibilities

  • Maintains the Environmental Management System and ensures compliance with applicable best practices, regulations, Environmental Management Plans (EMPs), and site-specific plans. 
  • Has awareness of environmental obligations and responsibilities. 
  • Coordinates environmental input on the project. 
  • Prepares the environmental component of Foreman On-boarding and Pre-Phase Meetings. 
  • Assists the project team in developing site-specific plans to ensure applicable environmental compliance. 
  • Provides reports and attends on-site meetings as required. 
  • Manages data collection, storage, and analysis. 
  • Assists with incident investigations in accordance with Incident Reporting Procedures of the Company and the owner and analyzes all data. 
  • Coordinates and assists in the preparation and maintenance of EMPs. 
  • Liaises on a day-to-day basis with project supervisors and foremen. 
  • Assists in the preparation of site-specific Environmental Control Procedures. 
  • Develops a team atmosphere between the Company and owner environmental personnel. 
  • Ensures the successful coordination of environmental components of the Project Turnover Package.


Required Knowledge and Skills

  • 3+ years’ experience conducting construction site environmental monitoring activities.
  • Technical diploma, B.Sc., or equivalent with appropriate qualifications for environmental work in Canada.
  • Experience working successfully in large, multi-disciplinary engineering design teams and heavy civil construction teams. 
  • Relevant professional certification (e.g., PBiol, BIT, Trainee RBTech, AAg, EPt, etc.) or ability to obtain is an asset. 
  • Proficient in interpreting and working with federal and provincial environmental regulatory and permitting requirements associated with infrastructure development projects. 
  • Experience working with a range of environmental disciplines (surface and groundwater quality, soils, vegetation, fish and fish habitat, contaminated sites, air quality, noise, archaeology, First Nations, etc.) is an asset. 
  • ESC (Erosion and Sediment Control) experience or training is an asset. 
  • CPESC (Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control) and/or CESCL (Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead) certification or equivalent is an asset.
  • Ability to problem solve and work alone when necessary.

Supervisor Accountability


Physical Demands Analysis

  • Office and site environments.
  • Extensive travel (up to 100%) to remote work locations.
  • Temporary relocation as required.
  • Extended work hours as required.


Aecon fosters diversity, inclusion and belonging within and across our organization. We welcome all to apply including, women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


We are committed to adhering to the objectives and requirements outlined in the Accessible Canada Act (ACA), and to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner, through the implementation of the requirements of the ACA and its applicable regulations. If you require accommodation under the ACA Act during any step of the application process please click here.