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Project Environmental Manager - Edmonton

Requisition ID:  221293

Job Summary:


Responsible for implementation of the environmental management program on a light rail transit project in Edmonton, Canada. Provides technical oversight of the project’s environmental compliance activities including integration of environmental requirements into project designs, subcontract bid specifications, construction plans, and schedules. Works directly with other project-level functional leads (e.g., engineering, construction, subcontracts, procurement, project controls, document control, community relations) to assist them with addressing environmental requirements in their work products and activities. Interfaces with client and regulatory personnel regarding environmental compliance, reporting, and permitting. Maintains field inspection, monitoring, and auditing programs consistent with ISO 14001 concepts of leadership and continuous improvement.


Job Qualification:

  • BSc degree in life sciences(eg.biology,ecology) or physical sciences(eg.geology,meteorology) or environmental engineering from an accredited college/university. 
  • At least 10 years of experience in environmental and project management, including two years in an urban setting
  • Demonstrated experience as an environmental manager or equivalent on at least one large-scale infrastructure project in North America
  • Demonstrated experience with industry standards for environmental compliance, including ISO 14001 systems, and practices for evaluating and minimizing potential environmental impacts
  • Demonstrated field experience in construction-related environmental issues and mitigation practices
  • Demonstrated experience interpreting and applying environmental laws/regulations, interfacing with regulatory agencies, and managing permitting processes and responsibilities
  • Excellent technical writing, oral communication, and organizational skills 
  • Experience with sustainability principles, social issues associated with large projects, and community relations
  • Right to work and reside in the country of assignment, including driving capability and the ability to work in both office and field settings


Preferred Qualification:

  • Experience in Canadian environmental standards and regulations
  • Master's Degree in environmental-related sciences from an accredited college or university
  • Experience on a project that is structured as a public-private partnership
  • Experience in environmental monitoring and compliance inspection during construction
  • Knowledge of topics such as: hazardous materials, waste management, erosion and sediment control, natural resource protection, water quality, noise control, spill prevention, archaeology, and restoration techniques
  • Experience working as part of an environmental, safety, and health team

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Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.