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Job Description

  Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and a 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’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.Your OpportunityStantec’s Calgary office is currently seeking an Intermediate Environmental Planner to work with our Assessment, Permitting, and Compliance Team. The position will be based in Calgary and will provide support to all stages of a project’s lifecycle including assessment, permitting and approval requirements, construction support, and post-construction support. Projects will include small to large-scale provincial and federal pipelines, oil and gas facilities, and power-related projects (including renewables). This position is part of Stantec’s Environmental Services team that provides the full range of expertise needed to address environmental permitting and approval requirements, construction and post-construction report commitments, and operational maintenance of assets. Our staff members have established excellent working relationships with regulators and clients in western Canada, and our regulatory knowledge, environmental assessment experience, and scientific expertise allow us to help our clients develop the most effective approach to securing regulatory approvals.Your Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare budgets, manage scope changes, establish schedules and ensure that project work is carried out within agreed time-frames and on budget
  • Responsible for all financial aspects of project execution including internal and external financial reporting
  • Lead teams of technical environmental and engineering specialists to support the permitting process
  • Work directly with clients to provide strategic environmental advice and project management throughout all stages of a project’s lifecycle including approval, construction, post-construction, and operational management
  • Provide technical, environmental, and regulatory support for small to large-scale projects through the assessment, application filing, post-filing, and post-approval stages
  • Author environmental assessments and technical documents that support regulatory submissions and construction support
  • Contribute to business development activities, including proposals, pre-qualifications, and relationship building with existing and prospective clients
  • Support and ensure implementation of Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines in the execution of all work and coordinate with HSE professionals during the execution of all phases of project planning and implementation
  • Communicate and collaborate with other environmental and regulatory specialists to ensure consistency in project execution
  • Develop and mentor junior staff
  • Participate in team and independent based work

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Proven Project Management and task management experience with strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated experience in project management, client management and business growth
  • Holding a PMP designation, or interest in obtaining a PMP designation is an asset
  • Ability to work with initiative, professionalism and confidentiality, multi-task and adapt to change in a very dynamic environment
  • Demonstrated team player with the ability to work independently and take initiative.
  • Strong understanding of federal and western Canadian provincial regulations and permitting requirements related to pipelines, oil and gas facilities and/or power generation
  • Solid understanding of provincial and federal environmental assessment processes
  • Field experience, or interest in conducting field work, is an asset
  • Ability and desire to coaching and mentor junior staff
  • Demonstrated experience in client management and business growth
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Proven problem-solving and communication skills
  • Working knowledge of MS Office suite

Education and ExperienceM. Sc. or B. Sc. in Environmental Sciences, or equivalent field of study;Minimum of 5 years of environmental and regulatory related consulting experience in one or more of the following sectors:PipelinesOil and Gas FacilitiesOil SandsPower Generation or TransmissionTypical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include 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.Job: Environmental ScientistPrimary Location: Canada-Alberta-CalgaryEmployee Status: RegularJob Level: Individual ContributorTravel: Yes, 20 % of the TimeSchedule: Full-timeReq ID: 200001Q1