Environmental Lead

Gogama, Ontario, Canada
Oct 16, 2020
Nov 15, 2020
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking an Environmental Lead for our Mining Geotechnical Group reporting to our Oakville, ON office. This position will be site-based position at a dry construction camp on a rotation basis supporting an environmental mining project in Northern Ontario.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Environmental Lead/Advisor supporting the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction Management (EPCM) team on the construction of a mining project on Northern Ontario.
  • Provide leadership in awareness and implementation of environmental practices to achieve environmental stewardship and regulatory compliance.
  • Lead all aspects to ensure protection of air, noise, aquatic and water resources, terrestrial biodiversity, waste management, cultural and historical heritage values, etc.
  • Lead the development and implementation of the regulatory compliance system to track and demonstrate compliance with the project's environmental and regulatory commitments and conditions.
  • Managing procurement, costs, and work for environmental consulting services.
  • Liaison with client, permitting team, regulatory and other stakeholders to meet the Project's environmental and regulatory commitments and conditions.
  • Training, mentorship and managing all environmental staff with performing their job duties and responsibilities.

Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree or Diploma in a science-based specialization with a minimum of 10 years water management experience in environmental compliance during mine construction/operations stages, and/or equivalent combinations of training and/or related experience.
  • Strong knowledge of Ontario regulations and permitting requirements for large natural resources or infrastructure projects.
  • Experience in leadership and managing staff containing various capabilities and expertise.
  • Advanced knowledge of environmental education strategies, permitting requirements and regulatory compliance systems.
  • Extensive knowledge of environmental best practices, management systems and monitoring requirements on large construction projects.
  • Experience with EPCM Team on mining projects with demonstrated experience with similar facilities under construction, and technical knowledge and regulatory requirements associated with mine water management.
  • Highly motivated, strong work ethic, independent, detailed orientated, and self-managed individual willing to work in a fast-paced multi-disciplinary project team environment.
  • Good understanding of the interdependence and relationship between other functional units of the management team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Comprehend multi-disciplinary technical reports, memos, correspondence and engineering drawings.
  • Develop presentations and effectively communicate information with individuals, small group situations, customers, clients and other employees of the organization.
  • The ability to travel domestically on a rotational schedule and work in a dry camp environment

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.