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Intermediate / Senior Environmental Engineer

AMEC Environment & Infrastructure
St. John’s Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

AMEC (LSE: AMEC) is a focused supplier of consultancy, engineering and project management services to its customers in the world’s oil and gas, minerals and metals, clean energy, environment and infrastructure markets. With annual revenues of some C$5.1 billion, AMEC designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets and employs over 29,000 people in around 40 countries worldwide.

Since 2000, Engineering News Record magazine has ranked AMEC among the top International Design Firms. AMEC has also ranked at the top of its sector in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index since 2005.

Role Overview:

AMEC Environment & Infrastructure has an immediate, full-time employment opportunity for an Intermediate / Senior Environmental Engineer (Environmental Management Planning, Environmental Assessment, Permitting and Monitoring) in St. John’s, NL. The successful candidate will join our Environmental Assessment (EA) and Regulatory team working on a range of projects throughout Newfoundland and Labrador.

Key Responsibilities:

Environmental Management Planning
Prepare various environmental management plans (EMPs) for industrial clients, including the mining, oil and gas and electricity sectors. EMPs would include Environmental Protection Plans, Spill Contingency and Response Plans, Environmental Monitoring Plans, Waste Management Plans and Rehabilitation and Closure Plans (mining sector).

Environmental Assessment
Participate in or lead the planning and completion of EAs for development projects in various industry sectors, including mining, oil and gas, electricity (generation and transmission), transportation and others. This will include a key focus on the “project description” and “environmental emissions” aspects of project EAs, and in the design and completion of associated environmental effects modelling and monitoring activities in support of these assessments.

Permitting and Monitoring
Assist clients in identifying and understanding the various environmental permits/authorizations and relevant environmental compliance standards that are associated with their development projects. This will also include applying for, obtaining and advising on compliance with these permits/authorizations (including any associated environmental modelling and/or monitoring requirements).

The successful candidate will be involved in the preparation of proposals, project management of various projects within the areas described above and preparation of reports and other documents. The successful candidate will also participate in associated regulatory, public and stakeholder consultation activities.

Collaboration with other AMEC staff and offices on projects, particularly for larger and multi-disciplinary assignments.

Role Requirements:

  • Highly versatile individual who is a university graduate in environmental engineering and/or other relevant engineering disciplines, with considerable related work experience;
  • Prior and direct experience in the completion of EMPs, environmental permitting and/or EAs for proposed development projects in multiple industrial sectors under provincial and federal regulatory processes;
  • Sound technical knowledge of development projects and their associated components and activities (construction, operation, decommissioning) in the mining, energy and other sectors, as well as their associated environmental issues and emissions and relevant mitigation measures;
  • Good understanding of, and experience working with, associated environmental regulatory processes and requirements; and
  • Excellent written 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.

Interviews will be held in August and September 2014. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only candidates selected for an interview will be notified. Please submit CVs to AMEC is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment.

With us, you’ll be challenged. You’ll be encouraged to excel. You’ll be given the opportunity to build a rewarding career. And you’ll be proud to be a part of the AMEC team. You will become a part of a strong, global company operating in oil and gas, mining, clean energy, and environment and infrastructure markets. Imagine working on complex global projects, being challenged to develop your skills and experience, being provided with opportunities to build a successful career. Imagine working for world-leading clients, delivering excellence and being recognized for it. That’s the world of AMEC, built on strong values, where you can belong and be proud of what you achieve.

AMEC offers competitive salaries along with a complete benefits package and a variety of Training and Development Programs to help you develop the skills you need to succeed in your chosen career path. Additional information can be obtained from our website at


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