Junior Environmental Planner
195 The West Mall, Toronto, ON, CA
6d ago

Job Description

At SNC-Lavalin, we believe the world-class expertise and unwavering commitment of our employees are the reasons for our success.

We value teamwork, respect and openness above all else, and we empower our people to grow and learn. Join us, as we work to become the world’s most sought-

after engineering and construction firm. Our commitment to excellence extends to our workplace where we offer a flexible work environment, competitive compensation and benefits, in-

house training programs, a strong emphasis on health and safety, support for continuing education and professional development and the opportunity to work with and learn from senior technical experts and professionals.

We strive to build a collaborative environment bringing together multidisciplinary team to address our client’s needs.

The Junior Environmental Planner will assist in the coordination and execution of technical studies in support of environmental assessments (EAs), environmental management and environmental design for projects in a variety of sectors ranging from, infrastructure, oil and gas and mining projects as well as work to support public and government agencies.

The Junior Environmental Planner will support the preparation EA documentation and technical reports, securing permits and approvals and the development of proposals.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Junior Environmental Planner to join a growing, entrepreneurial, environmental business group within a globally respected engineering firm.


  • Work with and support environmental planners / project managers in carrying out Environmental Assessments and permitting;
  • Coordinate, organize, prepare for, attend, and document project meetings (internal and external);
  • Coordinate the development and implement consultation programs, including municipal, federal / provincial regulatory agencies and Indigenous engagement;
  • Coordinate work of environmental specialists (i.e., fisheries, terrestrial ecologists, noise, air, archaeology, built heritage, etc.
  • including management of subcontractors;
  • Collaborate with technical and professional staff across the company in completing assignments;
  • Develop, prepare and maintain project / task schedules and budgets for the environmental component of the project. Monitor projects progress, work hours, budgets and expenditures, using project scheduling and cost control tools;
  • Coordinate with government / regulatory agencies and internal technical leads to obtain environmental permits / approvals for construction on a variety of projects; and
  • Support business development efforts, including proposal writing.
  • Maintain an up to date knowledge of existing and emerging regulatory requirements and best practices.
  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Planning, Geography, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies;
  • At least 2-4 years of overall experience in Planning or Assessments
  • Graduate level education would be an asset;
  • Familiarity with the Ontario Environmental Assessment (EA) Act, the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (CEAA), Ontario Regulation 231 / 08 -
  • Transit Projects, Municipal Class EA, MTO Class EA and other legislation related to the position (e.g. Fisheries Act, Endangered Species Act, Navigation Protection Act, Environmental Protection Act).

  • Familiarity with other relevant Ontario Legislation and Provincial Policy (i.e., the Planning Act, the Greenbelt Act, etc.).
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills;
  • Proven technical writing skills;
  • Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills are required;
  • Public speaking experience would be an asset;
  • Ability to plan and prioritize workload to manage multiple assignments at one time;
  • Valid diver’s license;
  • Willingness to travel in Ontario
  • Additional Information

    Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

    We are an equal opportunity employer.

    Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and hiring process as required by Company policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

    Successful applicants will be notified about SNC-Lavalin’s accommodation policies at the time the employment offer is extended, and the information will be shared with new personnel during the onboarding process.

    Contractual (Fixed Term)

    At SNC-Lavalin, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-

    class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.

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