Senior Environmental Impact Assessment or Permitting Practitioner
City : BRITISH COLUMBIA
Industry : Materials & Construction
Employer : Stantec
Senior Environmental Impact Assessment or Permitting Practitioner - ( 230000B6 )
Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We are a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities we support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.
Stantec has an opportunity for a Senior Environmental Impact Assessment or Permitting Practitioner to help support or lead environmental assessments and permitting projects within British Columbia. In this position you will be working with our diverse team of professionals including specialists in environmental assessment and permitting, marine biology, wetland ecology, wildlife biology, soil science, fisheries biology, botany, hydrogeology, hydrology, water resources management, forestry, habitat restoration, GIS, information management, environmental monitoring, in-situ/ex-situ remedial design and implementation, human health and ecological risk assessments, air quality permitting and reporting, compliance, stormwater management, and audit support services. Our projects are in the ports and marine, transportation, oil and gas, mining, and power sectors.
Your Key Responsibilities
- Promote a strong health and safety culture and actively participate in Stantec’s Health, Safety, Security, and Environment Program
- Provide technical direction and regulatory leadership for projects from early planning stages, through regulatory processes and into and beyond construction. Deliverables include regulatory roadmaps, application scoping, site selection studies, environmental assessments, permit applications, preparation of regulatory and technical sections of applications, managing information requests, preparation and review of environmental management plans, and review of and feedback on draft regulatory decision documents and permits
- Provide advice and guidance to Stantec’s clients on regulatory expectations, risks and opportunities
- Provide direction and mentoring to Stantec’s multi-disciplinary staff, including junior assessment and permitting staff
- Build collaborative relationships with other Stantec staff, including Stantec’s national Assessment and Permitting team
- Lead or participate in engagement activities with regulators, Indigenous groups, communities, and stakeholders as part of the project design, environmental assessment and permitting process
- Lead or contribute to proposals (budget development and proposal writing)
- Client management, client communication and business development
Your Capabilities and Credentials
- Knowledge and experience with federal and/or provincial environmental assessment and/or permitting requirements
- Practical knowledge of environmental mitigation and best management practices (e.g., successful implementation of permit conditions)
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Strong interpersonal and social skills and ability to interact across a broad range of multidisciplinary audiences/ technical backgrounds including internal and external clients and regulatory agencies
- Ability to work in a team setting, mentor, accept responsibility and meet deadlines
- Follow quality control procedures and strive to provide quality products
- Willingness to travel for project work, as needed
- Experience in business development and client relationship building
- Indigenous, regulatory, and public engagement experience is an asset
Education and Experience
Bachelor or graduate degree in an environmental, physical science, or engineering related discipline with at least twelve (12) years of experience focusing on environmental assessments or permitting.
Has obtained or is eligible for a professional designation in British Columbia (e.g., R.P.Bio., P.Eng., P.Geo., P.Ag.).
Typical office environment working with computers and remaining stationary at a workstation for long periods of time. Field work may include work in remote environments, challenging terrain, and exposure to the elements including inclement weather. Ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs.
This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.
Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.
Primary Location : Canada-British Columbia-Vancouver
Other Locations : Canada-British Columbia
Organization : BC-1232 Environmental Services-CA British Columbia
Employee Status : Regular
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time
Schedule : Full-time
Job Posting : Jan 24, 2023, 8:50:38 AM
Req ID: 230000B6
Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans