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Date:  Dec 4, 2022

New Westminster, British Columbia, CA

Operating Sector:  Major Projects West

Position Title:  Director, Environmental

Build Your Career at Aecon

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!  


What is the Opportunity?

The Environmental Director will be the key member of the senior project management team and will be responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable environmental legislation, developing and overseeing the environmental program, overseeing the environmental team and ensuring exemplary environmental project performance. This is a site based position, assigned to a major bridge replacement project located in Surrey / New Westminster, BC. 


What You'll Do Here:

  • Ensure the establishment and maintenance of the Environmental Management Plans and auditing and reporting on the performance of the Environmental Management Plans, the Environmental Assessment Certificate, the Port Project and Environmental Permit, and any terms and conditions associated with environmental Permits.
  • Direct all aspects of the project’s environmental program including overseeing the environmental auditing program.
  • Ensuring environmental issues and requirements are compliant with the project agreement.
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with relevant Environmental Authorities and Interested Parties.
  • Taking a lead role in internal environmental design reviews .
  • Acting as the single point of contact on all matters relating to environmental management.
  • Preparing and submitting all plans, reports and documents required under the Environmental Assessment Certificate, the Port Project and Environmental Permit, the Table of Conditions – EAC and the Project and Environmental Conditions – PPEP.


What You Bring to the Team:

  • University degree in a related field – environmental science, environmental engineering, applied sciences.
  • Must have Qualified Environmental Professional designation.
  • Experience on major projects that are comparable in scope, complexity and nature in the development, and management of plans and practices to address project environmental requirements.
  • Experience leading a multidisciplinary environmental team.
  • Experience in environmental regulatory management; working with regulatory agencies; and environmental quality management.
  • Advanced understanding of environmental regulations and legislation.
  • Results drive approach.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to build rapport with the project team, external project stakeholders and the client.
  • Strong leadership and mentoring skills with experience overseeing a multidisciplinary team.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.


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.