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Senior Environmental Consultant
Senior Environmental Consultant

Senior Environmental Consultant

Company : Dillon Consulting Limited
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Saskatchewan

Full Description

Your Opportunity
Are you someone with strong leadership, good market awareness, and technical capabilities? Do you enjoy building relationships and working collaboratively in a team environment with both internal and external stakeholders? Are you a thoughtful leader, a trusted advisor and a problem solver? If you enjoy entrepreneurship and innovation, this opportunity is for you! As someone with excellent communication skills and business acumen, you will thrive in our fast-paced and agile environment.

Dillon’s Environmental Sciences technical group is looking for an Environmental Planner/Consultant to join our multidisciplinary team of professionals. Specifically we are looking for a Senior Environmental Consultant with a technical background in either biology or agrology, or environmental regulatory planning and project approvals. This position will focus on growing our Saskatchewan and Prairies environmental services market and will provide you the opportunity to work on new and exciting projects while providing clients with a fully integrated and superior customer experience.

This position is available at our Saskatoon office.
What your day will look like:

Technical Development & Project Management (65%)
  • Lead the scoping, development, and execution of environmental investigations, environmental management programs and plans including research, field work, and technical report writing
  • Support the development of environmental impact assessments, regulatory permitting and approvals applications, compensation/offsetting plans, and related environmental permitting assignments at the provincial and federal levels
  • Scope, plan, develop, and implement field programs for a variety of natural resource, municipal, land development, and infrastructure projects
  • Review project opportunities and lead proposal preparation including writing the scope of work, preparing cost estimates, and working with Dillon’s marketing team to deliver professional and competitive proposals to clients
  • Manage projects from the proposal stage, through execution, and closeout using industry standard project management tools and approaches and Dillon’s own internal project tracking and management tools
  • Liaise with public and private sector clients, government review and approval agencies, sub-consultants and community representatives including Indigenous communities as well as the general public and stakeholders
  • Coordinate project team activities, provide direction to project team members, and contribute to development of staff
Business Development (32%)
  • Build client relationships through identifying market opportunities, client communications, preparation of proposals, and business development activities
  • Present at, and participate in, conferences, technical workshops, webinars, and professional associations to raise the Dillon profile in the business community and among peers
  • Collaborate with staff across Canada for the purposes of project delivery, client relationship development, and opportunity/project research
Learning & Development (3%)
  • A commitment to self-development and ongoing learning and professional development
  • Input to the career development of junior staff, including technical direction, training recommendations, coaching and mentoring
  • Contribute to Dillon’s corporate profile through active participation in professional associations and committees
What you will need to succeed:
  • An undergraduate degree in biology, ecology, or a related environmental sciences field.
  • Professional experience in an environmental consulting, industrial, regulatory, or academic setting
  • Valid driver’s license
  • The ability to lead and mentor teams
  • A solid knowledge and understanding of the local Saskatchewan market
  • A strong business acumen and a local network of clients and partners
  • In-depth knowledge of relevant provincial and federal environmental legislation, regulations, policies, guidelines, and regulatory permitting and approval requirements, with a specific focus on Saskatchewan regulations and permitting requirements.
  • Experience with the Provincial Environmental Assessment Process for Developments within Saskatchewan under the Environmental Assessment Act.
  • Experience in the preparation of regulatory applications and submissions
  • Experience in planning and executing field programs as part of environmental studies.
  • Understanding of the application of Best Management Practices to environmental compliance and effectiveness monitoring programs
  • Demonstrated success in project management and client relationship skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication, report writing, critical thinking, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to project quality and project deadlines
Why choose Dillon
Dillon is powered by people who are technically proficient, passionate about socially important projects, and motivated to deliver superior, tangible results. We strive to remain at the forefront of technology and innovation, and are empowered to continually grow and develop.

We live our core values:

: words result in actions that build trust
Achievement: do the work to hit the target
Continuous development: always learning; always adapting; always growing
Creativity: discover new possibilities
Courage: do the things that matter, especially when it’s hard
Inclusiveness: enabling belonging to draw strength from our differences

In addition, we offer:
  • Employee share purchase plan
    • Dillon is 100% employee owned and share ownership is open to all employees.
  • A competitive compensation package
    • Comprehensive health benefits
    • Generous retirement savings plan
    • Student loan repayment assistance with matching employer contributions
  • Flexible work hours and remote working options
    • Dillon values its staff and the contributions that are made each day and understands that work arrangements can differ based on personal needs and business needs. We are taking a trust-based approach to offer a variety of flexible and remote work options to help balance the competing demands of work and personal life.
  • Learning and Development opportunities
    • As a knowledge-based business, the organic growth of our knowledge and skills occur through our work performance and roles. The creation and sharing of knowledge allows us to take local knowledge to scale, capture lessons learned through experience, and continuously improve service delivery. The development of self and others is an evident and measured core behaviour within our organization.
    • We use a composite approach to development including coaching to build the how, mentoring to share lessons, advising to round out perspectives, and co-creation of knowledge through internal, and learning opportunities.
  • Focus on Innovation
    • The ability to anticipate, examine, and adopt new and innovative solutions is a crucial driver for the continual and progressive advancement of our business performance. In our culture, people are empowered to reflect and question current practices and seek forward looking solutions to today’s problems and tomorrow’s opportunities.
  • Employee and Family Assistance program
    • A variety of EFAP tools and online resources to support well-being are available to all employees.
  • Goodlife Fitness Corporate Membership
    • Our employees can take advantage of reduced annual membership fees.
About Dillon
Dillon is a proudly Canadian, employee-owned, professional consulting firm specializing in planning, engineering, environmental science and management. We partner with clients to provide committed, collaborative, and inventive solutions to complex, multi-faceted projects. With over 20 offices and more than 1000 employees across Canada, Dillon offers a wide range of services related to building and improving facilities and infrastructure, protecting the environment, and developing communities.

Now operating for over 75 years, we continue to strive for excellence in everything we do. Dillon has been listed as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the past 16 years and has the distinction of having achieved Platinum Club member status in this program.

Employment Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at Dillon:
Dillon is committed to the principles of employment equity, inclusiveness, and diversity within our organization. We strive to achieve a workplace where opportunities are based on skills and abilities and that respects and values differences.

Inclusion is more than a word to us, it is the way we choose to run our business.
Please connect with us if you require accommodation in the interview process. We would love to hear from you!