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Senior Environmental Professional/Regional Remediation Technical Lead


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Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking a Senior Environmental Professional/ Regional Remediation Technical Lead for our Winnipeg, MB office. This is a Full-time role.
This position is ideally suited to a senior civil/environmental engineer or environmental scientist to support AECOM in the execution of environmental investigation and remediation projects in Western Canada and northwestern Ontario. Opportunities encompass contributions to all phases of the remediation life cycle, from assessment, remediation planning, regulatory, construction and closure. The position may also include Regional Management duties for the right candidate, managing staff and representing AECOM in the community.

Major responsibilities would include:

  • Senior project support for environmental investigation and remediation projects in a technical, project management and/or regulatory capacity.
  • Technical writing, preparation and review of technical documents.
  • Safety leadership, participating in field meetings, overseeing subcontractors, contributing to and following safe work practices, developing/following/implementing safety plans and recognizing hazards on a day-to-day basis, confidence in exercising stop work authority.
  • Participation in occasional field activities for work oversight and technical inspections.
  • Field activity planning, coordination, administration, and monitoring, including contract close out and reporting.
  • Remedial option assessment, implementation, system operation and maintenance.
  • Participation in the preparation of remedial actions plans, remedial options analysis and documents of a similar nature.
  • Development of strategic proposals and budgets in support of work opportunities.
  • Foster client satisfaction including maintaining good client relationships and client development.
  • Regular communication with regulators, clients, and other AECOM technical staff/project managers
  • Co-ordination and ownership of subcontractor, sub-consultant and other project partner relationships
  • May oversee the work of other professionals.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant engineering (civil, geological, chemical, environmental etc.) or sciences discipline: geology, environmental sciences, etc.
  • Registered Professional Engineer with Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba (or eligible for licensing) or a similar professional body if not a professional engineer.
  • 6+ years’ experience as an environmental consultant, industry representative, or regulator versed in contaminated site investigation, remediation/reclamation, and waste management.
  • Valid driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10 years experience in environmental remediation including drilling, large scale excavations and other remedial field activities.
  • Experience with developing and preparing Environmental Site Assessments, Remedial Action Plans and/or Remedial Design Packages for submittal and acceptance for technical clients and regulators.
  • Experience with remediation projects, including contractor supervision.
  • Ability to prepare reports that present complex technical matter in a clear and concise manner.
  • Experience with remediation contractors and construction oversight.
  • Thorough knowledge of provincial and federal environmental regulations.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and ever-changing work environment; excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills; conduct yourself with integrity, work within multi-disciplinary teams, deal with complex issues, and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Have a high level of initiative and enthusiasm.
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite.

Additional Information

  • Occasional travel may be required in this position (typically only for brief assignments).
  • Sponsorship for Canadian employment authorization is not available for this position.



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You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.