Infrastructure and Environmental Management Group Based in BC and supporting Alberta
Hatfield is excited to offer this rewarding and challenging position to bring additional leadership and expertise to our Infrastructure and Environmental Management (IEM) group. This position presents a tremendous opportunity for an experienced, energetic and strategically-minded individual to advance their career at a progressive, reputable, and growing consultancy. Hatfield has been in business for 45 years and has worked on some of the most significant infrastructure projects in BC. We are now one of the largest independent environmental consultancies headquartered in Western Canada. Hatfield has successfully led provincial and federal project assessments, and provided environmental management services for large infrastructure projects over many years and has a strong existing team that will support and guide this pivotal position. We place great emphasis on providing industry-leading quality services, that incorporate scientific rigour and integrity, and Indigenous and community engagement.
The successful candidate will possess a deep knowledge and understanding of past and present federal and BC provincial legislation, and will be well-respected for their sound strategic regulatory advice and planning in collaboration with multi-disciplinary teams and clients. They will have experience of project permitting and approvals, preparation of regulatory compliance submissions and construction environmental management documents. They will also have a solid understanding of project assessment methodology and experience leading the creation and coordination of various assessment documents (i.e., Initial and Detailed Project Descriptions, Application/Impact Statement) based on a broad knowledge of and multiple years’ experience in the delivery of assessments of major projects. The ideal candidate will also coordinate and participate in public and Indigenous engagement activities and revel in the challenges of pursuing and leading a diversity of infrastructure projects across multiple sectors.
The Senior Environmental Specialist will provide technical support and assistance for the design, assessment, management, and implementation of infrastructure projects in BC and Alberta. Duties will include creating and managing project teams, schedules, budgets and sub-contracts, providing environmental design inputs; coordinating federal and/or provincial impact assessments, leading environmental permitting and licensing; preparing and implementing environmental management plans (EMPs), related work plans, and monitoring programs; reporting; and ensuring compliance of project activities with all relevant local, provincial, and federal environmental regulations.
The position may be based in North Vancouver or New Westminster.
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To apply, please submit a cover letter and CV describing your experience and salary expectations in confidence through the online form or email: firstname.lastname@example.org (no phone calls please). Please indicate “Senior Environmental Specialist – Vancouver” in your subject line. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.