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Intermediate Environmental Consultant (Project Manager)

Vancouver / Langley, BC
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 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 are seeking an
 Intermediate Environmental Consultant (Project Manager) based out of one of our lower mainland locations; Vancouver or Langley, BC. PGL employees work a 37.5-hour work week, and all employees have the option to work from home or either office as and when needed.  
Intermediate Environmental Consultant is involved with the planning, management and execution of contaminated site projects at an intermediate level.  They will work on project teams that include junior staff and senior review, with technical specialists, when required.  Projects will vary and may include any of the following: Phase 1 and Phase 2 Environmental Site Assessments, Stage 1 and Stage 2 Preliminary and Detailed Site Investigations, remediation, hydrogeology investigations, monitoring programs, regulatory reporting for Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy Instruments, and/ or Risk Assessments. Some field work will be required, generally connected with large, complex, difficult, or remote sites, or for training of junior staff.
In addition to managing projects and providing technical direction, it will be expected the intermediate project staff mentor junior project staff.  This person will also be comfortable interacting with clients.  Participation in business development and marketing activities will include proposals, work programs, 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.

  • Conducts all levels of contaminated site investigations including Environmental Site Assessments, Preliminary and Detailed Site Investigations, Remediation, Risk Assessments, including field work appropriate to level of experience; generally able to manage all aspects of the project with senior technical support and review available;
  • Support hydrogeological investigations and risk assessments
  • Conduct monitoring programs for regulatory requirements;
  • Compilation and interpretation of site conditions from geological maps, reports, survey plans, air photos as well as collected physical and chemical data;
  • Project manager, responsible for managing all phases of projects, from development of work plans and cost estimates to managing field work and budgets and final report production;
  • Advises and liaises with clients on a broad range of technical issues related to contaminated site investigations;
  • Business development; building your network and strengthening relationships within the industry to attract and retain clients;
  • Provides technical direction and mentoring to junior staff;
  • Conducts technical review of junior staff work projects;
  • Supports the development of internal protocols and procedures.

Job Requirements:
  • Undergraduate or Graduate Degree in Geoscience, Geology, Soil Science, Environmental Science, Engineering (chemical, geological, geotechnical, environmental), related engineering discipline or Toxicology.
  • The ability to register for a professional designation (eg. P. Geo., P.Eng., or P.Ag.)
  • 5-10+ years of environmental consulting experience is required.
  • A demonstrated working knowledge of and ability to interpret relevant BC and Canadian environmental regulations, guidelines and standards.
  • Experience working in a consulting environment at a project management level.
  • Experience in contaminated site investigations, 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
  • Strong attention to details.
  • Experience with work program/proposal writing.
  • Excellent internal and external client service skills.
  • Excellent client relationship management skills.
  • Supportive of PGL’s Strategic Initiatives, with a high level of engagement.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and decision-making abilities.
  • Strong mentoring, coaching and team spirit abilities.
  • Valid Driver’s license required.
  • Willingness to travel, generally within province.

We recognize that our community will be strengthened by the inclusion of a wide range of views and perspectives informed by different backgrounds and life experiences. We want every employee to feel they have equal opportunities for growth at PGL and strive to include, embrace, promote, and celebrate differences of race, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, physical, and mental abilities.

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 Monday, December 6th, 2021. All successful applicants will be contacted via email the week of December 6th, with interviews starting shortly after. The successful applicant will ideally start in the new year.

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