Vancouver, BC, CA

Operating Sector:  Industrial

Environmental Coordinator

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.


Position Overview
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 7 years.

The Environmental Coordinator reports to the Environmental Manager. The Environmental Coordinator is responsible to perform planning, monitoring, field support, and reporting duties associated with the Environmental Management Program for the assigned project.

This is a temporary full-time position. The work schedule will be 6 days on (Monday – Saturday) and 1 day off (Sunday), 10-12 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 northeast BC or interior BC.


Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain the Environmental Management System and ensure compliance with applicable best practices, regulations, Environmental Protection Plans (EPPs), Environmental Management Plans (EMPs) and site-specific plans.
  • Have awareness of environmental obligations and responsibilities.
  • Coordinate environmental input on the project.
  • Prepare the environmental component of Foreman On-boarding and Pre-Phase Meetings.
  • Assist the project team in developing site-specific plans to ensure applicable environmental compliance.
  • Provide reports and attend on-site meetings as required.
  • Manage data collection, storage and analysis.
  • Assist with incident investigations in accordance with Incident Reporting Procedures of the Company and the owner and analyse all data.
  • Coordinate and assist in the preparation and maintenance of EMPs.
  • Liaise on a day-to-day basis with project supervisors and foremen.
  • Assist in the preparation site-specific Environmental Control Procedures.
  • Develop a team atmosphere between the Company and owner environmental personnel.
  • Ensure the successful coordination of environmental components of the Project Turnover Package.


Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Technical diploma, B.Sc., or equivalent with appropriate qualifications for work in Canada with a minimum of two years’ experience conducting construction site environmental monitoring activities.
  • 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.
  • Experience 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.
  • CPESC (Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control) certification or equivalent is an asset.


Additional Requirements

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


Aecon has every intention of fostering diversity within and across our organization. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


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