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AECOM Intermediate Environmental / Civil Engineer in Burnaby, British Columbia

Company Description

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At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking an Intermediate Environmental/Civil Engineer to join our growing Western Canada remediation team in British Columbia. This is a Full-time role.

This position is ideally suited to an intermediate environmental engineering professional seeking a mix of field and office responsibilities. Work will vary pending the applicants experience and career aspirations. When not engaged in active field tasks, the right candidate can work locally from our Burnaby, BC office; plus AECOM can provide hybrid work options to give the flexibility you need to do your best work. Depending on time of year, field work will likely represent 40 to 65% of your time with office-based tasks representing the remainder of the time.

Field work locations can vary from local to remote locations on a range of active to decommissioned commercial and industrial sites.

Field tasks will include:

  • Oversight and execution of sample collection of various media (soil, groundwater, surface water, sediment, soil vapour, etc.) as part of environmental site investigations, design work packages, and confirmation of remediation programs.

  • Oversight of contractors.

  • Monitoring and maintenance of remediation systems.

  • General field inspection and field survey.

  • Construction / remediation construction field services oversight.

  • Safety tailgate meetings and hazard assessments.

Office tasks will include:

  • Project Management and project coordination, including client liaison

  • Direction and oversight of junior staff

  • Preparation of safety plans and hazards assessments

  • Data evaluation against provincial and federal environmental requirements

  • Support of engineering calculations and design.

  • Preparation of deliverables including reports, engineering specifications, and associated drawings.


Minimum Requirements:

  • 4+ years of experience including any co-operative education experience in environmental consulting, industry, or regulatory environment versed in contaminated site investigation, remediation, and/or waste management.

  • Registered or eligible for registry with EGBC or similar Canadian association

  • Engineering degree in a relevant technical discipline, including but not limited to environmental, civil, mining, hydrogeological, and geological study areas.

  • A valid Driver’s license.

  • Ability to travel for field work within the province.

Preferred Qualification:

  • 6+ years of experience including any co-operative education experience in environmental consulting, industry, or regulatory environment versed in contaminated site investigation, remediation, and/or waste management

  • Registered as a Professional Engineer with EGBC.

  • Prior field sampling or site investigation experience

  • BC based and/or federal client work experience

  • Engineering design experience under the supervision of professional engineer, including preparation of specification packages.

  • Skills and abilities:

  • Solid written and spoken communication skills, including using Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint) and preparing technical reports

  • demonstrates an understanding and shows technical competence in conducting field tasks

  • collects and analyzes data under supervision of professional staff

  • knowledgeable and experience with provincial and federal regulations

  • Attributes, skills and experiences:

  • Persons who perform well in this role possess a combination of the following attributes, skills, and experiences:

  • self-motivated and can work efficiently in an independent role within a group to achieve goals

  • excited to use technology and apps, and willing to contribute ideas to making them better

  • have excellent attention to details, time management skills and are mindful of deadlines

  • have a high degree of personal accountability

  • strong interest and appetite to learn about the Environment business and the market

  • alignment with our core safety values and willing to speak up to prevent an unsafe act.

  • looking to build analytical and design skills

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship for Canadian employment authorization is not available for this position.


Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The range for this position is $77,000 to $108,000.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10101416

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid