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Sr Environmental Manager - Oakville


Oakville, ON, CA

Requisition ID: 103841 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Environmental 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

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

Our mission is to make a difference and we offer opportunites 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 filfillment you wont find elsewhere.


District Overview

Eastern Canada District's projects include highways, bridges, mass transit, mine site development & open pit operations, hydroelectric powerhouses, wind-power plants, dams & industrial. The serve the construction and mining industries and operates in Eastern Canada. 


This position will be based out of our district office in Oakville, Ontario, however, candidates must be willing to travel to projects as needed.

  • Lead the environmental compliance for the 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 principa 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
  • Prepare project and Kiewit required reports and commnication of environmental risks to project management
  • Liase with environmental agencies and attend field visits with client and regulatory agencies
  • Liase with the client providing them design information, schedule details, quantities etc. ensuring they are aware of any unanticipated discoveries, critical permitting and complicance issues
  • Review requirements and prepare proposals and estimates for new contracts

•     Ability to travel and relocate as needed
•     Undergraduate degree in an environmental science or engineering field
•     10+ years' experience managing design and construction environmental compliance for large construction projects
•     Qualified Environmental Professional designation is preferred. Registered Professional Biologist (P. Biol. or quivalent)
•     Working knowledge of Provincial and Federal environmental legislation


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, paid parental and maternity leave, and generous paid time off.

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