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Date:  Sep 20, 2023

Bowmanville, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Nuclear

Position Title:  Environmental Coordinator

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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!  


Position Overview
As part of an alliance agreement Aecon Nuclear has been awarded a contract with Ontario Power Generation to support the Darlington New Nuclear Project (DNNP). In 2023 Aecon will support the validation phase design, procurement, early site preparation and site mobilization scope for the Construction of the Unit 1 Small Modular Reactor at the Darlington site.

Reporting to the Environmental Manager, the Environmental Coordinator is responsible for providing supporting the development monitoring and delivery of the environmental management plans and programs. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, monitor, and deliver all plans and processes for environmental management, waste management and chemical management and approvals
  • Support implementation of environmental programs
  • Prepare summary information for the management review of the EMS
  • Identify and maintain the Environmental Aspects and Significant Environmental Aspects list, as well as objectives, performance measures and targets for the project
  • Prepare documentation and reports including: Monthly environmental performance reportsInformation and tracking reports in support of client regulatory reporting requirementsEnvironment incident and event reports, as requiredSummarize information in support of the client’s annual environmental management review
  • Participate in preparation of corrective action plans, as necessary including: verification that corrective action plans will resolve the related environmental issuesmonitoring the implementation of environment related corrective action plans to ensure implementation is according to plan and that the desired results are achieved
  • Perform field inspections, surveys, behaviour-based observations and walkdowns of environment related activities to ensure field activities, conditions and results are per planned assumptions
  • Provide information as necessary in support of environmental awareness and Contractor environmental training activities.
  • Provide guidance and coach/mentor staff in the execution of environment related field activities.
  • Advise project managers of potential environmental risks and impacts associated with specific field activities.
  • Participate in environmental audits, assessments and inspections conducted by others
  • Identify Legal and other requirements applicable to the projects. Maintain a list of those requirements.
  • Be aware of new environmental legal requirements and amendments to existing requirements coming into effect and interpret as to applicability to the projects.
  • Prepare documentation to facilitate compliance to legal and other requirements; obtain/provide interpretation of requirements, as necessary.


Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform regular field tours to check work progress and meet with project site personnel.
  •  Participate in company-wide initiatives aimed at overall continuous improvement

Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental science and/or environmental management from reputable and recognized university is preferred.
  • 3 - 5 years of experience working in the environmental management field including experience working in a construction environment is an asset.
  • Must have demonstrable experience developing and managing environmental management programs in accordance with ISO requirements
  • Experience in nuclear considered an asset


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