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AECOM Intermediate Environmental Professional in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

Job Summary

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

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.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you 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.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

AECOM is actively seeking an experienced Intermediate Environmental Professional to join our Yellowknife office . This is an opportunity to work with AECOM’s world-class engineers and scientists on civil construction and environmental remediation projects in the territories, including supporting AECOM’s ongoing work on the Giant Mine Remediation Project and other northern, multi-disciplinary remediation projects. You will have the opportunity to be involved in all stages of project work, from site assessment, to remedial options evaluations, to design development, construction supervision, monitoring and reporting. This opportunity will primarily involve working on challenging projects within the environment remediation business line but may also support AECOM’s water business line.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following which will be based out of Yellowknife:

  • Provide oversight for engineering geology and/or Environmental Site Assessments.

  • Contribute directly to the preparation of technical project deliverables (e.g., work plans, remedial investigations, Phase I, II and III Environmental Site Assessments, Designated Substances Survey).

  • Contribute to Remedial Options Analysis and Remedial Action Plans.

  • Remedial Design Support.

  • Engineering Design and Specifications support, including cost estimates.

  • Provide Project Management support.

  • Actively communicating with co-workers, clients, subcontractors, and sub-consultants.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant engineering (Civil, Geological, Chemical, Environmental etc.) or sciences discipline: Geology, Environmental Sciences, etc.

  • 4 years of experience as an environmental consultant, industry representative, or regulator versed in contaminated site investigation, remediation/reclamation, and waste management.

  • Valid driver’s licence.

  • Travel may be required within Canada’s northern territories (candidates must be prepared to undertake field assignments possibly lasting up to three to four weeks at a time (with appropriate time off/breaks), typically in the summer months).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in the Canadian North.

  • Experience working on Mine Remediation and Reclamation projects.

  • 5+ years of experience in field activities (Phase I site visits, site investigations including drilling, sampling of soil sampling, groundwater, surface water, hazardous materials, etc.)

  • Physically capable of completing field work in urban and remote project settings.

  • Safety – leading and participating in field meetings, overseeing subcontractors, contributing to and following safe work practices, developing/following/implementing safety plans and recognizing hazards on a day to day basis, confidence in exercising stop work authority.

  • Experience with developing and preparing Phase I, Phase II/III reports, Remedial Action Plans and/or Remedial Design Packages for submittal and acceptance for technical clients and regulators.

  • Experience with Remediation projects, including contractor supervision.

  • Ability to prepare graphics and reports that present complex technical matter in a clear and concise manner.

  • Computer proficient in MS Office Suite, specialized software knowledge such as AutoCAD, GIS, GINT, etc, helpful.

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with clients, project team, and sub-consultants.

  • Solid written and spoken communication skills to execute the above tasks.

  • Have excellent time management skills and are mindful of deadlines.

  • Have a high degree of personal accountability, and willing to encourage others to possess the same.

What We Offer

We will give you 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.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

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. 264335BR

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.

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