Environmental Assessment Professional
8648 Commerce Court, Burnaby, BC, CA
13h ago

Job Description

SNC-Lavalin Environment and Geoscience (E&G) is the environmental division of SNC-Lavalin Inc. - a global engineering and construction firm with offices across Canada, in over 35 other countries around the world and currently working in approximately 100 countries.

We are recruiting the best and the brightest : people who are truly passionate about what they do.

E&G offers consulting services in the following areas : Environmental Risk Assessment, Contaminated Site Assessment and Remediation, Environmental Studies, Environmental and Social Impact Assessments, Air Quality and Green House Gas Emissions, Sustainability, Environmental Management and Planning, Geographic Information Systems, Rural Development, Waste Management, Geotechnical, Geoenvironmental, Hydrogeology and Water Resources.

Our commitment to excellence extends to our workplace where we offer a flexible work environment, competitive compensation and benefits including a generous Pension Plan and an Employee Share Ownership Plan, in-

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

SNC-Lavalin Inc., Environment & Geoscience (E&G) is seeking an Environmental Assessment Professional with consulting experience and established client relationships, to play a key role in growing our business in Western Canada.

The ideal candidate will have technical and project management experience coordinating multi-disciplinary environmental assessments.

The main purpose of the Environmental Assessment Professional position includes, but is not limited to, providing regulatory and technical support to project managers, senior Environmental Assessment Specialists and clients in support of various projects.

In addition, the Environmental Assessment Specialist will provide mentoring to junior staff and participate in business development initiatives.

The role may include a field component including project site visits / inspections, and liaison with clients and / or regulators.


Key responsibilities of the Environmental Assessment Professional will include :

  • Acting as a resource on Environmental Assessment (EA) and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) projects
  • Support the development of the EA and EIA business by developing relationships with existing and future client contacts, attending meetings, and supporting business development initiatives.
  • Preparation and review of proposals
  • Provision of practical and economic solutions to clients
  • Support and prepare regulatory approval and permitting applications
  • Liaison with clients, First Nations, stakeholders and regulatory agencies to ensure project permitting is advanced
  • Support and preparation of environmental protection and mitigation plans to facilitate regulatory approvals in concert with discipline specialists (e.g. biologists)
  • Preparation and review of technical reports associated with the project EA / EIA, approvals, or compliance requirements
  • Ensuring technical quality of work including review of client deliverables (proposals, reports and mapping)
  • Provide guidance, training and direction to junior staff to ensure the completion of the project scope of work
  • Establish and maintain relationships with government and regulatory agencies

  • University degree or diploma in environmental science or a related discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience focusing on environmental assessment or planning projects.
  • Recognized ability to work independently and succeed in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of provincial and federal regulations as well as environmental assessment and regulatory process
  • Proven knowledge of environmental permit, approval and compliance requirements including B.C. Environmental Assessment Act, B.
  • C. Ministry of Environment (MOE), and Canadian Environmental Assessment Act.

  • Demonstrable knowledge of environmental mitigation and protection planning measures
  • Experience with community engagement activities to support environmental assessment processes.
  • Proven track record developing client relationships.
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