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Intermediate Environmental Consultant

Whitby, Ontario
Intermediate Environmental Consultant (Project Manager)

Advancing People, Environment, and Business! Does that statement resonate with you? Do you enjoy working with an engaged team towards a common goal? Do you believe that you are in complete control of your own destiny and always strive for greatness? Do you regularly question the norm and come up with creative solutions to problems? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, we might have the perfect role for you!

PGL Environmental Consultants' Whitby office is seeking an Intermediate Environmental Consultant (Project Manager) who is interested in working in a fast-paced environment.

The Intermediate Environmental Consultant is involved with the planning, management, and execution of contaminated site projects at an intermediate level. They will work with a project team that will often include junior staff, senior review, and may include technical specialists. Projects will vary and can include any of the following: Phase 1 and Phase 2 Environmental Site Assessments, contaminated site investigation and remediation, hydrogeology investigations, monitoring programs, regulatory reporting for Record of Site Conditions, and/or Risk Assessments. Some fieldwork will be required, generally connected with large, complex difficult or remote sites.

In addition to managing projects and providing technical direction, it will be expected that the intermediate project staff mentor junior and entry-level project staff. This person will also be comfortable interacting with clients. Participation in business development and marketing activities will include proposals, work plans, presentations, attending networking events and seminars, as well as building relationships with clients they are working with. An interest in greater involvement in business development and marketing is an asset.

  • Conducting all levels of contaminated site investigations, including Phase 1 and Phase 2 Environmental Site Assessments, remediation, Risk Assessments, including fieldwork appropriate to level of experience; generally able to manage all aspects of the project with senior technical support and review available.
  • Conducting hydrogeological investigations, monitoring programs, and perform studies for the evaluation of environmental risk assessment for regulatory requirements.
  • Compiling and interpreting site hydrogeological conditions from geological maps, reports, survey plans, aerial photos, as well as collected physical and chemical data.
  • Project management: responsible for managing all phases of projects, from development of work plans and cost estimates to managing fieldwork and budgets and final report production.
  • Advising and liaising with clients on a broad range of technical issues related to contaminated site investigation.
  • Business development: building your network and strengthening relationships within the industry to attract and retain clients.
  • Providing technical direction and mentoring to junior staff.
  • Conducting technical review of junior staff work projects.
  • Contributing to the development of internal protocols and procedures.

 Job Requirements
  • Undergraduate or Graduate Degree in Engineering (chemical, geological, geotechnical, environmental), Geology, Soil Science, Environmental Science, or related engineering discipline, or Toxicology.
  • The ability to register for a professional designation (P.Eng. or P.Geo.)
  • Roughly 4 to 8 years of environmental consulting experience.
  • A demonstrated working knowledge of and ability to interpret relevant Ontario and Canadian environmental regulations, guidelines, and standards.
  • Experience working in a consulting engineering environment at a project management level.
  • Experience in contaminated site investigation, including field methods for characterization of soil and groundwater conditions and/or contamination (borehole drilling, monitoring well design/installation, and multimedia sampling methodologies)
  • Experience developing and administering project budgets.
  • Strong technical writing skills and strong attention to details.
  • Experience with work plan or proposal writing.
  • Excellent internal and external client service skills.
  • Excellent client relationship management and team management skills.
  • Supportive of PGL strategic initiatives, high level of engagement.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills and decision-making abilities.
  • Strong mentoring, coaching, and team spirit abilities.
  • Willingness to travel, generally within province.
  • Valid driver’s license is required.
  • Personal car is an asset.
If you are looking to join a great team that values creativity, collaboration and employee engagement please apply online (http://www.pggroup.com/join_team.htm). This job posting will be open until Sunday, March 28th. All successful applicants will be contacted via email the week of March 29th, with interviews starting the week of April 2nd.

PGL welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

About PGL
We are a full-service environmental consulting firm with offices in Vancouver, Victoria and Langley (BC) and Whitby (ON). Since 1991, PGL has provided environmental services such as contaminated site assessments, remediation, environmental impact studies, and sustainability assessments. PGL is an employee-owned company with approximately 70 employees including geologists, hydrogeologists, agrologists, biologists, and environmental scientists and engineers, plus a dynamic and customer-oriented support team.

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