Wood is currently seeking an Environmental Planner to join our rapidly growing Ontario Transportation and Municipal Infrastructure sector team. The position is located in Burlington or Cambridge, Ontario. Wood'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, as well as services associated with operations, maintenance and rehabilitation of these features.
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.
Coordinate and assist in 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
Attend and/or coordinate consultation and stakeholder engagement programs for projects across Ontario, including meetings, public information centers, workshops, presentations, and project site tours
Attend and assist with 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
Review EA commitment and compliance related deliverables through Bid Period, Planning & Design, Construction, and Operations & Maintenance (optional) phases of projects
As a member of Wood's Ontario EA Practice Group cooperatively coordinate resourcing of project assignments, and delivery of high quality program/project deliverables
Assist in proposal preparation and business development activities, including providing support to environmental discipline on P3 bid teams
Coach and mentor junior technical and planning staff
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
5+ 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 associated with the Environmental Assessment process (ESR, TESR, EPR, etc.)
High caliber interpersonal skills, ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing, with strong public speaking skills
Ability to work with clients, colleagues and multi-disciplinary teams in a collaborative manner
Experience developing consultation materials using social meeting viewed as an asset
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
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
Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion. We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.
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.
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Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life-cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com