Environmental Assessment Specialist Canada
Requisition ID: 2018-22807
Work Location: CA-NL-St. John’s
Job Type: Permanent
Overview / Responsibilities
Wood is seeking an Environmental Assessment Specialist to join our Environment & Infrastructure Solutions group in St. John’s, NL.
Involved in the planning and completion of Environmental Assessments (EAs) for proposed development projects in various industry sectors (mining, electricity, oil and gas and others) and of various EA types / levels under provincial and / or federal processes
Involved in coordinating, completing and reviewing environmental and socioeconomic studies (baseline, modelling, monitoring) and Aboriginal, stakeholder and public consultation programs associated with such EAs, as well as eventual project permitting
Preparation of proposals, EAs and other environmental study reports and other documents. Associated research, analysis and report writing
Collaboration with other Wood staff and offices on projects, particularly for larger EAs and other multi-disciplinary assignments
Skills / Qualifications
Must have prior and direct experience in the completion of EAs for proposed development projects under provincial / territorial and / or federal EA processes, including the planning and writing of such assessments as part of interdisciplinary EA teams
The ideal candidate would be a highly versatile individual who is a university graduate in environmental studies or other relevant disciplines in the physical, biological and/or social sciences or in engineering; Preferably with a Masters degree in a related field and with considerable related work experience
Good knowledge of EA processes, structures and methodologies including provincial and federal EA legislation and regulations and of development projects (various sectors) and their associated environmental issues
Excellent writing and verbal communication skills (English), as well as strong organizational abilities, with the capability to manage and prioritize several assignments at one time with a view to delivery on time and on budget.