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Date:  Nov 27, 2022
Location: 

New Westminster, British Columbia, CA

Operating Sector:  Major Projects West

Position Title:  Environmental Manager

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?
Aecon Civil is a market leader with a self-perform competitive advantage and core local strength in key markets. We’re proud of our work helping to expand and improve Canada’s infrastructure and transportation networks, and we’re ready to build the future of our country. With over a century of experience, and the ability to offer diverse, comprehensive services, Aecon is a preferred contractor for our clients. This includes numerous public entities and Public-Private Partnerships in Canada and abroad.

 

The Environment Manager is a Key Individual and is responsible for ensuring that the construction project meets compliance with all environmental acts, regulations, procedures and client requirements. The Environment Manager works with the project personnel to develop, implement and maintain an environmental management system at project level, including procedures, programs and monitoring the environmental aspects to meet compliance with Project requirements.

 

What You'll Do Here:

  • Under the direction of the Environmental Director, the Environmental Manager has defined authority for ensuring the day-to-day implementation of the Environmental Management System and auditing and reporting its performance.
  • Manages all environmental issues associated with the Project on a day-to-day basis, including overseeing the environmental monitoring program.
  • Establishing and maintaining working relationships with relevant Environmental Authorities and Interested Parties.
  • Ensure effective operation of the Environmental Management Plans and Environmental Protection Plans on a day-to-day basis.
  • Ensure environmental issues and requirements are met in accordance with the Project Agreement.
  • Provide direction, support and leadership to the project team in all matters relating to environmental regulations, permits and requirements.
  • Develop, implement and maintain an effective health environmental management system for the project, in conformance with the ISO 14001 Standard requirements.
  • Support the Environmental Director in the preparation and submission of applications for environmental permits, and their management.
  • Oversee the environmental aspects of the project design.
  • Work closely with the Technical Services team to ensure all environmental aspects are addressed and project schedules are met.
  • Coordinate with environmental sub-contractors to provide specialty input and direction, (if sub-contractors are necessary).
  • Analyze and identify leading and lagging trends to assist in environmental protection and compliance.
  • Develop new and revised environmental practices and procedures as require.
  • Provide environmental training and support where required.
  • Participate in and/or provide direction to others conducting environmental considerations, review site needs, including identify and implement corrective actions to ensure compliance and knowledge.
  • Compile quarterly and annual reports to update ongoing environmental processes and address current issues.
  • Provide recommendations for implementation of corrective actions and suggests program improvements. 
  • Work with client representatives to resolve identified issues and opportunities.
  • Monitor, coordinate, and implement environmental programs.
  • Ensure compliance with all related environmental activities; identify and manage risks; verifies and monitors associated training requirements.
  • Implement an environmental audit program and prepares improvement plans and corrective actions based on the findings. 

 

What You'll Bring to the Team:

  • 5 years of construction industry experience in a management/supervisory position.
  • 10 years of practical environmental management experience.
  • Qualified Environmental Professional required.
  • B.Sc. degree in Environmental Engineering or a related field.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Provincial and Federal Environmental Acts, Permits and Regulations specific to marine and upland construction.
  • Knowledge of environmental monitoring and mitigation measures for inwater and upland works (underwater noise, fish and wildlife monitoring, erosion and sediment control, environmental sampling and testing, etc.). 
  • Specific knowledge and application of ISO 14001 Environmental Management System.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within and manage HSE and environmental reporting management software.
  • Demonstrated ability in the preparation and submission of applications for environmental permits.
  • Demonstrated ability to write and produce environmental management plans, EPP’s, procedures, manuals, SOPs, and other related material as required. 
  • Demonstrated capacity to work both autonomously and within a team environment.
  • Demonstrated understanding of local and international environmental systems, standards, documentation, codes of practice and regulatory requirements.
  • Demonstrated report / technical content writing skills. 
  • Demonstrated good leadership, supervision, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Demonstrated ability with achieving objectives and delivering results within a team-based environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle competing priorities and deadlines.
  • Ability to adapt and respond to new environments and circumstances. 
  • Ability to create and support a positive work environment within the QHSE team, exceptional communication, listening and problem -solving 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.