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Jacobs Senior Environmental Planner in Ottawa, Ontario

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:

At Jacobs, we push the limits of what’s possible so we can improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomize the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Environmental Planner to support our offices across Ontario and provide leadership, technical expertise, and discipline in project execution.

Working with a team of highly motivated planners, engineers, scientists, and project managers, you’ll champion the delivery of high-quality projects that meet or exceed client expectations. You’ll also be a strong safety proponent /leader for our safety policies and our culture of caring.

You’ll oversee Environmental Assessments and master plan projects focused on provincial and municipal transportation, water and wastewater infrastructure. You’ll develop proposals, manage projects and mentor staff. You will also provide advice related to environmental legislation, standards, guidelines and policies within Ontario.

With your unflinching focus on our clients’ satisfaction, you’ll maintain regular and effective communication with clients. You’ll actively support our sales team by developing and expanding opportunities with existing and new clients. You’ll have the opportunity to provide input into growth and delivery strategy within the geography.

Join our team and apply your knowledge, skills, and experience to some of the most challenging and interesting infrastructure projects and programs in Ontario.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field;

  • At least 10 years of relevant experience, with expertise in leading class environmental assessment processes in Ontario for transportation and/or water and wastewater projects;

  • Significant project management experience including project planning, scheduling, estimating, and budgeting, progress and performance monitoring and reporting;

  • Thorough understanding of environmental legislation, policies, standards and guidelines applicable to water and wastewater infrastructure projects in Ontario;

  • Demonstrated experience in preparation of environmental input to contract documentation including commitments made through Environmental Assessment, stakeholder agreements and permit /approval related requirements.

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

  • Existing client relationships and a professional network within the Ontario infrastructure planning;

  • RPP, P.Eng. or another professional license;

  • Completion of formal PM training in an accredited program that aligns with the requirements of Certified Project Management bodies (e.g., PMI); and

  • Advanced technical writing abilities.

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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