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Environmental Planner - Hamilton, ON #350991

Company: AECOM

Date: 09/17/2019

Category: Business Services / Other

City: Hamilton, ON

Canada - Ontario, Guelph


Job Summary


AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Environmental Planner for employment in the Guelph office. The role requires a background in leading environmental assessments (EAs), acquiring environmental permits and coordinating a large, multi-disciplinary team of technical specialists.


Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.


The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:


  • Lead EAs and other environmental approvals and permitting activities for rail and transit projects and manage technical specialists/sub-consultants to deliver the project


  • Liaise with clients, regulatory agencies and project stakeholders, lead meetings, and direct the preparation of meeting materials


  • Deliver high quality products on schedule and within budget, and manage the tracking resources according to schedule and budget


  • Manage, review and author EAs, and other environmental documents related to planning, design and permitting


  • Develop and coordinate consultation programs, including public, stakeholder, regulatory agency and Indigenous engagement


  • Support business development efforts, including proposal writing

Minimum Requirements


Bachelors degree or diploma in Environmental Planning, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Planning or related field.


Minimum 6 years of experience related to environmental assessments and environmental planning.


Sound understanding of the Transit Project Assessment Process (Ontario Regulation 231/08), and the new Impact Assessment Act and other legislation related to the position


  • Knowledge and familiarity with environmental permits as they relate to cultural heritage, archaeology, species at risk, air, noise, contamination, and hydrogeology.

Strong verbal and written communication skills.


Strong leadership and negotiation abilities.


Strong analytical and problem solving skills, report writing skills, ability to work well with a team as well as independently.


Preferred Qualifications


Ability to plan and prioritize work to manage multiple assignments at one time, and ensure client satisfaction for all project submittals.


Master’s degree in Environmental Planning, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Planning or related.


Full member or eligibility for full membership in a professional body (e.g. Registered Professional Planner (RPP and MCIP); or Canadian Environmental Professional (EP)


Familiarity with the Ontario Environmental Assessment Act, Fisheries Act, Endangered Species Act, Environmental Protection Act and other relevant legislation


Knowledge of other relevant Ontario Legislation and Provincial Policy.


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 Planning


Business Line Environment


Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)


Country Canada


Position Status Full-Time


Requisition/Vacancy No. 225421BR


Additional Locations CA - Hamilton, ON - 45 Goderich Rd


Clearance Required 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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