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AECOM Senior Environmental Management Consultant in Thornhill, Ontario

Canada - Ontario, Thornhill

Job Summary

AECOM has a position available for a Senior Environmental Management Consultant to support the growth of our EHS practice in Ontario, Canada. This position comes with the opportunity to manage EHS projects and assist in the growth of the EHS practice in Canada. The individual will deliver the following environment, health & safety services to AECOM’s key clients in various industries (commercial/retail, manufacturing, construction, oil & gas, energy, and mining). Additionally, the appropriately qualified candidate will have 8+ years of working experience in the services listed below.

  • Developing and evaluating Environmental Management Systems (EMS) for facility operations and infrastructure construction projects;

  • Performing Environmental, Health & Safety Compliance (EHS) Audits;

  • Providing EHS regulatory compliance support services;

  • Developing and executing EHS training (compliance and management system focused).

  • Demonstrated experience developing, implementing and auditing environment and/or health & safety management systems.

  • Performing phase I due diligence assessments, executing hazardous building material surveys and other occupational hygiene related services would be an asset.

  • Highly motivated and accountable, work remotely with other team members, and be an effective communicator.

  • The candidate must also possess strong technical writing and verbal communication skills.

  • Organizational skills and an ability to work well on multi-disciplinary teams in a fast-paced environment are essential qualities.


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-sustainingdisaster 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


AECOM is the leading, worldwide environmental services provider to industry and government — delivering sustainable energy and environmental solutions to meet compliance, business and operational needs. Our advisory and technical staff deliver specialized solutions to unusual and complex problems facing client projects across the full business life cycle — from asset planning, development and operations, to product integration and facility compliance, to site remediation, restoration, sustainability and reuse, and holistic strategies that improve and modernize next generation energy infrastructure. Our solutions balance complex technical, regulatory, business and stakeholder issues to produce measurable value and cost-saving approaches for our clients

Our services are delivered by 7,400 responsive environmental professionals around the world. Our global staff has in-depth knowledge of local and regional requirements and broad technical expertise in 60 disciplines. We work together across our global network to bring the best resources, skills and efficiencies to our projects.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS degree and 8+ years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Comprehensive understanding of Canadian federal and provincial EHS legislation.

  • Demonstrated experience developing, implementing and auditing environment and/or health & safety management systems

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position

  • Some travel in and around the province of Ontario will be required

  • Must possess a valid G-class (Ontario) driver’s license and vehicle.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Post-secondary degree, diploma or degree desired in environmental management/science or health & safety;

  • 10+ years of experience in EHS in Canada;

  • Performing phase I due diligence assessments, executing hazardous building material surveys and other occupational hygiene related services is an asset.

  • Any of the following certifications/designations - a plus: CRSP, CSP, ROH, CIH, EP(CEA), EMS(LA)

  • Highly motivated and accountable, work remotely with other team members, and be an effective communicator

  • Experience working for a consulting engineering company;

  • Practical experience in commercial/retail, manufacturing, construction, oil & gas, energy, and mining sectors;

  • Expert knowledge in Canadian federal and Ontario provincial EHS legislation

  • Knowledge of Canadian EHS legislation in other Canadian provinces and territories

  • Working knowledge of ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018;

  • Familiarity working with EHS Management Information Systems (e.g. Cority, Gensuite, Enablon, Velocity, Intelex, etc.)

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite with proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel).

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as independently;

  • Ability to work in both field and office environments.

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 Sciences

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 252171BR

Additional Locations CA - Kitchener, ON - 50 Sportsworld Crossing Rd, CA - Mississauga, ON - 1000-5090 Explorer Drive, CA - Richmond Hill, ON - 30 Leek Crescent, CA - Whitby, ON - 300 Water St

Virtual: Yes

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.