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Jacobs Associate Environmental Planner – Assessment Practitioner in Calgary, Alberta

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.

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Your Impact:

Jacobs is currently looking to hire a Mid-Level Environmental Planner with ideally 10 years’ experience to be based out of the Western Canadian offices (Calgary, Vancouver or Edmonton) to join our dynamic team. This position provides the opportunity to lead and guide our multi-disciplinary 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.

Responsibilities include:

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

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

• Coordinate and provide technical writing support for environmental assessments 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.

The base salary range for this position is $73,200 to $96,075. 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:

• B.Sc. (required) or M.Sc. (preferred) in a Natural Resources related field (biology, ecology, forestry, or geography)

• Minimum of 7 years of related experience in the natural resources sector in Canada, preferably in BC and in a consulting environment.

• Familiarity with environmental acts, such as the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, National Energy Board Act, Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, and the Public Lands Act.

• Strong leadership as well as technical writing skills.

• Experience working on Provincially regulated projects in Alberta and British Columbia, including a strong understanding of permitting energy development projects regulated by the Alberta Energy Regulator, Alberta Environment and Parks, BC Oil and Gas Commission, and BC Environmental Assessment Office.

• High level of initiative and problem-solving.

• Team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills with proficiency in written and spoken English to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders and prepare technical reports.

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

• A demonstrated interest to work on environmental assessments and regulatory systems in Canada with a desired to grow in the field.

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

• Experience driving major projects from planning through construction considered an asset.

• Diverse experience and must enjoy a challenge and working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

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.

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