Senior Environmental Planner - Transit and Transportation
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SNC-Lavalin Inc. is seeking a Senior Environmental Planner – Transit and Transportation for our Toronto, ON office who is seeking more experience and increased responsibility combined with exposure to a wide variety of transit, municipal and provincial transportation projects. The successful applicant will be involved in Design/Build and Operation phases of projects within a public-private partnership model for delivery of infrastructure, and provision of traditional consulting services to key clients. The ideal candidate will be a motivated and detail-oriented with a minimum of 12 years of demonstrated experience working on municipal, transit and provincial transportation projects in Ontario.
- Act as senior technical and Environmental Assessment (EA) lead for municipal, transit and provincial transportation projects
- Act in the capacity of Environmental Manager in the context of bid pursuits and/or execution of Design/Build and Operation projects within a public-private partnership delivery model for infrastructure projects in Ontario
- Independently conduct, coordinate and manage external subcontractors, where required, to complete EAs and supportive technical studies and documentation (e.g., noise, air, natural and cultural heritage, property contamination/remediation, etc.) for projects
- Coordinate and lead to obtain environmental permits and approvals for projects from government/regulatory agencies (all jurisdictions)
- Effectively delegate tasks and activities to other intermediate and junior staff and provide technical and supervisory guidance on assigned tasks
- Interact with Clients on technical tasks as Project Manager and/or Environmental Manager
- Manage and provide direction to coordinate, organize, prepare for, attend, and document project meetings (internal and external)
- Manage and provide direction for the development and implementation of consultation programs, including municipal, federal/provincial regulatory agencies and Indigenous engagement
- Collaborate with technical and professional staff across the company in completing assignments
- Develop, prepare and maintain project/task schedules and budgets for the environmental component of projects. Monitor projects progress, work hours, budgets and expenditures, using project scheduling and cost control tools
- Assist with and, as necessary, take lead role in the development of proposals, qualification documents and other business development related activities
- Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Planning, Geography, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies)
- 12+ years of related experience in managing and coordinating environmental assessments and securing construction permits/approvals
- Familiarity with the Ontario Environmental Assessment (EA) Act, the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (CEAA), Ontario Regulation 231/08 - Transit Projects, Municipal Class EA, MTO Class EA and other legislation related to the position (e.g. Fisheries Act, Endangered Species Act, Navigation Protection Act, Environmental Protection Act)
- Knowledge of other relevant Ontario Legislation and Provincial Policy (i.e., the Planning Act, the Greenbelt Act, etc.)
- Demonstrated experience working on municipal, transit and transportation projects in Ontario
- Practical knowledge and understanding of engineering design and general construction methodologies for municipal, transit and provincial infrastructure projects
- Ability to train and mentor junior and intermediate staff
- Exceptional organizational skills
- Excellent communication skills (written and verbal), as well as an aptitude for client liaison
- Ability to plan and prioritize workload to manage multiple assignments at one time.
- Must possess a valid Class G driver’s license
- Experience working in a fast paced, consulting environment
- Full or Provisional membership in a professional body (e.g. Registered Professional Planner (RPP and MCIP); Canadian Environmental Professional (EP); or Project Management Professional (PMP)
Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and hiring process as required by Company policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).
Successful applicants will be notified about SNC-Lavalin’s accommodation policies at the time the employment offer is extended, and the information will be shared with new personnel during the onboarding process.
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