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Environmental Manager - Western Canada District

Location: 

Burnaby, British Columbia, CA

Requisition ID: 121308 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Environmental 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

We are currently looking for an onsite Environmental Manager who will lead and oversee the environmental management practices of a construction project. This is an exciting position where you will not only ensure compliance with legal and contractual environmental requirements for the project but also contributes to Kiewit’s enduring dedication to corporate social responsibility.

Our mission is to make a difference and we offer opportunities for you to make one too through our construction operations. Whether we’re boring tunnels through mountains, turning rivers into energy or building bridges that connect communities, we depend on our passionate, skilled, and safety obsessed construction professionals to get it done right. You bring your big ideas, commitment to top quality, and an unwavering work ethic. In return, we offer huge career and travel opportunities and the satisfaction of building the next big thing from the ground up. There’s a reason Kiewit attracts the best: we offer fast-paced excitement and fulfillment you won’t find anywhere else.

District Overview

Kiewit’s Western Canada District is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia.  We primarily perform heavy civil projects specializing in earth moving, transportation, roadways, bridges, water resources, and underground utilities. We are looking for hard working individuals with a passion for construction who aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty! Our current opportunities are spread across the entire west coast of Canada. 

Location

One of the many things that makes Kiewit’s culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs. This position will begin based out of Ontario or British Comlumbia and would typically involve travel and relocation throughout your career.

Responsibilities

  • Perform regulatory research to determine compliance requirements with all permits and ensuring compliance with environmental legislation.
  • Leading the implementation of environmental policies and practices
  • Coordinating all aspects of pollution control, waste management, recycling, environmental health, conservation and renewable energy
  • Training staff at all levels in environmental issues and responsibilities
  • Promoting and raising awareness, at all levels of an organization, of the impact of emerging environmental issues, whether legislative or best practice, on corporate, ethical and social responsibility.
  • Carrying out impact assessments to identify, assess and reduce an organization’s environmental risks and financial costs.
  • Respond to project requests and needs for assistance with environmental compliance.
  • Obtain permits for new and existing projects.
  • Negotiating environmental service agreements and managing associated costs 
  • Perform and assist with environmental assessments and compliance audits.
  • Managing the development and implementation of an environmental management system.
  • Developing and implementing environmental strategies and action plans that ensure corporate sustainable development.
  • Working with Procurement on establishing sustainable procurement for all goods and services

Qualifications

  • 5-10+ years of work experience with some exposure to regulatory requirements and compliance. 
  • Bachelor Degree in Environmental Studies
  • Qualified Environmental Professional designation is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Provincial and Federal environmental legislation
  • Highly motivated and self-managed to get things done right the first time. 
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Experience with the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. 
  • Strong organization/time management skills. 
  • Strong work ethic, detailed oriented, and willing to do what it takes to get the job done. 
  • The ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Uncompromising attitude toward safety
  • Willingness and ability to relocate, long term, to job sites

We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination, and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.


There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.


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