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Environmental Project Manager

  1. Environment & geoscience
  2. Whitehorse
R-117139

Environmental Project Manager / Environmental Scientist

Come join us in reshaping the future with AtkinsRéalis. AtkinsRéalis is dedicated in engineering a better future for our planet and its people.

The Environment division of AtkinsRéalis is a rapidly growing full-service consulting firm that is committed to technical excellence and exceptional service to our clients.  Our growing organization is seeking like-minded individuals to join our team in Whitehorse, Yukon.

Individuals who join our team can expect to work closely with a growing local team and with senior technical experts and professionals in a wide variety of fields, collaborating across regions and groups to provide the high-quality technical solutions that our clients expect, while receiving unparalleled mentorship and long-term career growth opportunities. Our team works closely with Indigenous communities and businesses on projects extending across the territory up to the arctic ocean. The work environment is fast-paced, dynamic and flexible, offering a strong emphasis on health and safety, continuous training, and competitive compensation and benefits. Our expert team specializes in managing environmental liability through comprehensive site investigations, risk assessments, and customized remediation and risk management plans.

We have one of the most experienced environmental and geosciences engineering consulting teams in Canada and we are seeking an Environmental Project Manager to join our Yukon team.  This position is primarily an office role with occasional field work, the role is focused on supporting growth of the office and working on projects locally in the Yukon, NWT and northern B.C. while providing support across Canada and internationally where needed.

You’re role within the team:

The position includes primarily office-based type tasks, with short fieldwork programs and audits as required.  The responsibilities of the Environmental Project Manager position may include the following:

  • Set and maintain project schedules and budgets, including project financial forecasting; makes decisions with respect to overall technical execution of the project; liaise with technical specialists or other senior project managers to ensure the technical integrity of the project.
  • Participates in the preparation of proposals and cost estimates.
  • Active in business development activities and maintaining client relationships.
  • Provide technical expertise for contaminated site investigation and remediation programs.
  • Interprets findings and preparation and/or review of technical reports.
  • Supervision and mentorship of junior professional staff involved in carrying out field programs, ensuring project requirements are communicated and health and safety protocols are adhered to.
  • Work collaboratively with Indigenous communities and businesses, support the communities in which we work.
  • Actively promote Health and Safety programs and culture.
  • Participates in short and long range planning.
  • Assess the accuracy and precision of analytical results by applying good practice guidance or established QA/QC methods.
  • Interpret analytical data to identify trends, significant changes from historical patterns, deviations, or evidence of environmental stresses, etc.
  • Communicate results of site assessment to stakeholders such as property owners, responsible party, regulators, the public, etc. via a public consultation or other appropriate communication process.

The ideal candidate:

  • Minimum of 5 years of environmental consulting experience with 2+ years of progressive experience encompassing project planning, coordinating and project management with emphasis in the areas of contaminated site assessment and remediation.
  • Diploma or Degree from a program with relevant subject matter and the ability to acquire professional designation within two years of employment if not currently registered.
  • Willing to travel and work the occasional field programs.
  • Strong attention to detail along with strong written and communication skills and the ability to work well in a team environment, including working with colleagues in different geographic regions.
  • Self-motivated, high energy, strong organizational skills, and the ability to manage time and multiple projects appropriately.
  • Flexible schedule, able to respond to last minute requests and overlapping deadlines.
  • Self-motivated, high energy, strong organizational skills, and the ability to manage time and multiple projects appropriately.
  • Candidates must possess a Valid Class 5 Full driver’s license with a clean driving record.
  • Demonstrated technical skills in field activities related to Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments (ESA), including groundwater monitoring and sampling techniques, various drilling techniques, soil sample collection and logging, soil vapour sampling, remedial excavations, spill response and quality assurance / quality control protocols.
  • Experience with the interpretation of provincial (Yukon and B.C.) and federal environmental regulations, with a strong understanding of CCME guidelines.

Are you up for this challenge? Apply today and join our team to help engineer a Better Future for our Planet and its People.

At AtkinsRéalis, 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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