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AECOM Indigenous Field Coordinator in Edmonton, Alberta

Canada - Alberta, Edmonton

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking to hire an Indigenous Field Coordinator to support an exciting project in the Edmonton area. This is a temporary position (i.e., 20 weeks in duration) to support a large multi-disciplinary team and is based out of our Edmonton office.

The Indigenous Field Coordinator will develop a thorough understanding of the construction schedule and scope in order to facilitate coordination with client, consultant engineers, subcontractors, and Indigenous community members. The Coordinator will schedule and lead site visits throughout this phase of the project.

This position is anticipated to start in August 2021.

AECOM Canada Ltd (AECOM) is committed to upholding and enriching our core values of the Equity, Diversity & Inclusion woven into our everyday work with Indigenous Peoples. Our National Indigenous Policy promotes how we in AECOM build with Indigenous communities with whom we have the privilege of partnering with. Our National Indigenous Policy is directed with four pillars as a guide to navigate our reconciliation journey in partnering with diverse and unique language, cultural and traditional belief systems within Turtle Island. The four pillars we have committed to with our Socioeconomic Engagement and Reconciliation Action Plan are to create: positive long-term relationships with Indigenous communities and businesses; meaningful and sustainable engagement with Indigenous communities; strategic and sustainable development of Indigenous contractor capability and capacity; and inclusion in the workforce supported by training and career development.

A part of building better communities for tomorrow also reflects our core value of developing our employees for tomorrow. Our company recognizes the importance of mentorship, experience, and inspiration as crucial factors in the future success of our business, and our future generation’s success and participation within an ever-changing industry workforce. AECOM’s North American Blooming Program does just that: in two-way knowledge exchange with First Nation, Metis, and Inuit guidance, AECOM steers a strong focus with STEM education and training. Further, understanding and encouraging the many ways that individual’s learns, the Blooming Program is shaped to help you reach your full potential.


At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

About DCS—Environment

With world class technical expertise, leading edge technology and innovative project delivery capability around the world, AECOM’s global environmental practice helps industry and government meet their business goals – to achieve compliance, reduce or eliminate risks and manage impacts. We provide advisory and technical services to help clients cleanup and close contaminated sites and surplus operational facilities and restore them for reuse, plan and permit new facilities, address critical climate change issues, restore habitats and water quality, protect natural and cultural resources, maintain compliance, and cost effectively manage residuals and wastes.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Address and solve day to day project schedule challenges related to the outreach program.

  • Participate in project, contractor or functional meetings, as required.

  • Help to identify relevant stakeholders, contact Indigenous communities and organize project site meetings.

  • Lead project site meetings with Indigenous community members, and share your knowledge of the area.

  • Assist client and contractors in establishing and maintaining positive relationships with local stakeholders, including Indigenous communities.

  • Handle and track communication records associated with the project, as required.

  • Identify opportunities for additional engagement and collaboration with local stakeholders.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Natural Sciences, or Social Sciences

  • Prior experience in project coordination or communications

  • Valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Detail and results oriented individual with the ability to prioritize and multi-task

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Administrative Support / Secretarial

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Temporary

Requisition/Vacancy No. 252119BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.