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Jacobs Environmental Planner--Western Canada in Burnaby, British Columbia

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

Jacobs is currently looking to hire an Intermediate to Associate Environmental Planner based out of the Western Canadian offices of either (Burnaby, Victoria, Calgary or Edmonton) to join our dynamic team. This position provides technical leadership and guidance to our multi-disciplinary (environment practitioners) teams during the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure projects in western Canada relative to regulatory requirements, environmental due diligence, and planning. The successful candidate will join our Global Environmental Solutions group and will work as part of multi-disciplinary project teams to oversee the environmental permitting and planning efforts of government and privately owned infrastructure projects.

Your most impactful mission in this role is to act as a champion for our TogetherBeyond culture of caring at Jacobs. TogetherBeyond is our approach to living inclusion every day and enabling diversity and quality globally. For us, this means creating a culture of belonging where we all thrive by embracing all perspectives.

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.

Bring your curiosity, passion for innovation, and expertise. We’ll help you grow, pursue, and fulfill what inspires you – so we can make big impacts on the world, together.

Key Responsibilities For Success:

• Support environmental planning and permitting work with a multi-disciplinary team throughout the life cycle of a project.

• Oversee the preparation of permit and regulatory filings, and environmental management plans.

• Coordinate and provide technical writing support for projects and programs. Includes coordinating the completion of subject specific environmental studies.

• Supporting engagement efforts with Indigenous communities, stakeholders, and regulatory agencies.

• Establish and maintain relationships with members of the public, government and non-government communities, associations, tenure holders and Indigenous communities.

• In a collaborative manner, develop and expand our client portfolio, including support for Business Development and proposal efforts.

• Develop staff through on-the-job mentorship.

• Be a Safety Leader for the project and promote Jacobs Beyond Zero and our culture of caring.

The base salary range for this position is $61,400 to $80,550. This range reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across British Columbia, Canada locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

• Degree in Environmental Planning, Environmental Science, Geography, Biology/Ecology or a related field. 

• Minimum of 5 years previous and related experience in the natural resources sector in Canada, preferably in BC and in a consulting environment.

• Experience navigating provincial and federal environmental legislation and regulatory requirements, primarily in western Canada.

• Understanding of managing budgets and schedules.

• Demonstrated technical writing skills.

• Time management skills, with the ability to simultaneously work on multiple tasks and projects and meet project deadlines.

• Great communication skills both written and verbal and willingness to be client facing to grow our planning and permitting services.

• High level of initiative and problem solving

• Demonstrated ability to work under minimal supervision.

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

• Experience or knowledge of Indigenous cultural values.

• Strong consideration for safety.

• Positive attitude and strong interpersonal and communication skills suited to working with a variety of different teams.

• High attention to detail and strong desire to provide high quality deliverables.

• Experience seeing major projects from planning through construction.

• Construction based environmental monitoring experience.

• Ability to work on multiple projects with strong organizational and time management skills.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.