Our client, one of the largest electrical energy suppliers in Canada, has an immediate need for a Environmental Work Package Manager. This is a contract position for three (3) months located in Burnaby, British Columbia
Candidate will be providing environmental support to the PM of a capital project. That PM needs a team of multiple professionals this candidate will be the environmental team member. As a member of the dynamic Project Environmental Risk Management team, this project delivery-oriented role will provide environmental support, as environmental work package manager (EWPM), on complex capital projects. The scope includes navigating federal and provincial environmental regulatory processes, and preparing or managing the preparation of information related to potential environmental and socio-economic effects of projects. EWPMs are responsible for the scope, schedule and cost of their work package. The EWPM is expected to have expertise and a working knowledge of all disciplines within the scope of the work package, and should consult with subject matter experts within the Environmental Risk Management department as required, while acting as the single environmental point of contact for the project.
Develop environmental work plans using combinations of and modifications to standard procedures and methods including interpreting project specifications and investigating environmental risk in design and the field to support ’s environmental management objectives.
Propose changes and make technical recommendations in plans and estimated costs, prepare progress reports, and manage work schedules to assist project or operations management to meet safety, cost, quality, and time objectives.
Provide technical recommendations for use in project planning and design at public hearings and in public consultation programs including creating environmental impact statements and preparing and presenting expert testimony.
Initiate, plan, and implement multi-disciplinary studies of impacts and environmental protection measures by developing terms of references, monitoring progress, and reviewing overall results to support ’s ongoing operations.
Participate in confidential negotiations regarding mitigation and compensation programs.
Participate in ’s environmental management practice by conducting independent studies and analysis, exercising independent judgment in selecting and interpreting information, recommending safe environmental options, and making typical decisions related to standard methods and techniques.
Manage complex environmental review processes for projects and operations by identifying, investigating, and resolving unusual design and field environmental problems including developing guidelines, modifying established guidelines and/or devising new approaches.
Provide advanced and specialized environmental management support, advice, and recommendations to business teams at by using excellent knowledge, training, and/or experience in environmental management to support successful completion of assigned projects.
Establish and maintain meaningful relationships with internal clients and third parties by collaborating to define the scope of environmental services to be provided, providing environmental information, and investigating and resolving problems to support the implementation of projects and operations.
5 years of experience developing environmental work plans
Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering
Registered professional (professional biologist, professional geologist or p. Eng, etc.)
Confident to propose changes and make technical recommendations in plans and estimated costs
Confident to initiate, plan, and implement multidisciplinary studies of impacts and environmental protection measures by developing terms of references, monitoring progress, and reviewing overall results to support ’s ongoing operations.
Multi-disciplinary study and formal environmental assessment experience
Advanced MS Office skills (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Advanced English skills for professional environment, written and spoken
Class 5 driver's license (candidate may be required to visit site could be anywhere across the province)
Capable, willing to travel
Client requires proof of Covid19 vaccination to access job site. Providing proof of vaccination is a condition of employment with Ian Martin” for this opportunity.
Local to BC strongly preferred. Possibility to work fully remote for the right candidate as long as they are willing to meet for key meetings, or possible site visit.
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