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Environmental Coordinator - Eastern Canada District

Location: 

Oakville, ON, CA Laval, Quebec, CA Toronto, ON, CA Montreal, Quebec, CA

Requisition ID: 148139 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Environmental 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

 

As Kiewit continues to work on exciting projects across Canada, our Environmental team anticipates growth for the coming months. If you are an environmental professional thinking about a change, we invite you to expand your horizons and consider a career with Kiewit as an Environment Coordinator. If your experience and skills match the description below, we would appreciate hearing from you.

Our Environmental Coordinators lead and oversee the environmental management practices of a construction project or of the district. This is an exciting role that not only ensures compliance with legal and contractual environmental requirements 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 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 elsewhere.

District Overview

 

Kiewit's projects include highways, bridges, ports, mass transit, mine site development & open pit operations, hydroelectric powerhouses, wind-power plants, dams & industrial. 

Location

 

The position may be based throughout Canada; and candidates must be willing to travel to projects as needed, and/or relocate to project site areas.

Responsibilities

 

  • Lead the environmental compliance for a project or district.
  • Identify, assess and reduce environmental risks to the company.
  • Develop and update environmental plans.
  • Perform and oversee field inspections and monitoring (water, quality, underwater noise etc.).
  • Identify wetland and sensitive environmental areas for protection and fencing in advance of construction activities.
  • Maintain project data tracking requirements.
  • Monitor, forecast and communicate environmental costs at the project level.
  • Develop and conduct environmental protection and awareness training to staff at all levels.
  • Function as a principal technical advisor and coordinator for environmental issues.
  • Coordinate with relevant crews on their work locations, material needs, quantities and invoices.
  • Interpret and apply environmental specifications and drawings avoiding and minimizing adverse effects to the natural environment and local communities.
  • Identify, document, report and develop corrective actions for environmental incidents.
  • Participate in project audits (both internal and external).
  • Prepare project and Kiewit required reports and communication of environmental risks to project management.
  • Liaise with environmental agencies and attend field visits with client and regulatory agencies.
  • Liaise with the clients; providing them design information, schedule details, quantities etc. ensuring they are aware of any unanticipated discoveries, critical permitting and compliance issues.
  • Review requirements and prepare proposals and estimates for new contracts.

Qualifications

 

  • Ability to travel and relocate as needed.
  • Undergraduate degree in an environmental science or engineering field, or related.
  • 5+ years' experience managing design and construction environmental compliance for large construction projects.
  • Qualified Environmental Professional designation is preferred. Registered Professional Biologist (P.Biol. or equivalent).
  • Working knowledge of Provincial and Federal environmental legislation.
  • Pipeline inspection experience highly desirable.
  • Highly motivated and self-managed to get things done right the first time.
  • Effective and strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent organization abilities and time management skills.
  • Strong work ethic and willing to do what it takes to get the job done.
  • Superior interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Uncompromising attitude toward safety and integrity.

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Additional Requirement

 

Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by a Health Canada-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.


 

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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