Intermediate/Senior Environmental Planner - Transportation and Municipal Infrastructure

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/16/17
Burlington, ON
11 - 15 years experience
Industrial Equipment & Supply
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/16/17

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is currently seeking an Intermediate/Senior Environmental Planner to join our rapidly growing Ontario Transportation and Municipal Infrastructure sector team. The position is located in Burlington, Ontario. Amec Foster Wheeler’s Transportation and Municipal Infrastructure Sector has a proven track record of developing innovative solutions that address the long-term needs of our clients. Our client base includes federal, provincial and municipal governments; ADM, P3 and Design-Build entities; airports; railroads and transit agencies; ports; and private developers. Other sector teams also address infrastructure development in mining, oil and gas exploration and distribution; energy and power transmission providers; and private industry. Across Ontario, we provide a comprehensive range of transportation and municipal infrastructure services from planning and environmental studies to preliminary and detail engineering design, construction administration and monitoring, and Operations, Maintenance and Rehabilitation.


We are looking for a key individual to join our experienced and growing Environmental Assessment planning and in-house technical team of specialists provide a full range of discipline specific studies, planning process and consultation based services to maintain EA compliant infrastructure project delivery across Ontario.


Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and lead the delivery of Environmental Assessments under the Ontario Class EA for Transportation Facilities, Municipal Class EA, Transit Project Assessment Process and the Class EA for Minor Transmission Facilities processes
  • Manage and/or coordinate consultation and stakeholder engagement programs for projects across Ontario
  • Coordinate and participate in consultation events including meetings, public information centers, workshops, presentations, and project site tours
  • Manage and prepare communications and consultation materials
  • Manage, attend, and assist in facilitate client and regulatory agency meetings
  • Collaboratively coordinate with internal technical discipline leads, technical staff and sub-consultants for the timely execution of technical studies and preparation of documentation required to support the above noted EA process, and conduct senior review of such document deliverables prior to client release
  • Manage EA commitment and compliance related deliverables through Bid Period, Planning & Design, Construction, and Operations & Maintenance (optional) phases of projects
  • As a member of Amec Foster Wheeler’s Ontario EA Practice Group cooperatively coordinate resourcing of project assignments, and delivery of high quality program/project deliverables
  • Lead and/or assist in proposal preparation and business development activities, including Environmental Discipline Lead on P3 bid teams
  • Manage, coach and mentor junior/intermediate technical and planning staff; and
  • Other duties as assigned to you from time to time

Skills / Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education in Environmental Science, Environmental Planning, Environmental Policy, or a related science/engineering discipline
  • 10+ years project experience within the Ontario environmental assessment process with sector experience focus in MTO Class EA, Metrolinx TPAP, and Municipal Class EA (various)
  • Eligibility as a Registered Professional Planner (RPP) in Ontario is an asset
  • Preparation of Environmental Reports, Environmental Assessments and related filings under the Ontario Energy Board’s Environmental Guidelines for the Location, Construction and Operation of Hydrocarbon Pipelines and Facilities in Ontario, and the National Energy Board’s Filing Manual
  • High caliber interpersonal skills, ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing, with strong public speaking skills
  • Maturity and leadership ability to guide clients and colleagues, and ability to collaboratively work with clients, colleagues and multi-disciplinary teams
  • Strong sense of both establishing big picture project needs, as well as awareness of technical details that require risk recognition and prompt collaborative solution definition
  • Ability to recognize and provide meaningful input to solve complex problems
  • Sound understanding of design and construction applications as they pertain to planning
  • Sound time management, coordination and organizational skills
  • Fluency with use of MS Office Suite including Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint
  • Class G driver’s license and access to a vehicle
  • Demonstrated capability and willingness to develop business from new and existing clients


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