AECOM is seeking an energetic, self-motivated project support person to join our environmental project team. This is a permanent full time position. The preferred candidate should have experience in project coordination and administration, especially for projects related to environmental sciences and socio- economics disciplines. This position will report to the Impact Assessment and Permitting Lead and it is based in Burnaby, BC.
Key Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
+ Assist project managers and technical discipline leads in the overall project management of large environmental assessment, permitting and other environmental projects from start to finish.
+ Assist project managers in the planning, coordination and logistic of project activities, including field work and professional and public consultation workshops. This position is mainly office based, but support field work may be required.
+ Facilitate meetings with clients and environmental regulatory agencies, including tracking of meeting minutes and reports.
+ Evaluate tasks progress against project schedule and budget. Evaluate project performance and identify areas of concern.
+ Track key project performance indicators. Develop reports to clients, including but not limited to progress and financial reports.
+ Manage subcontractor's involvement in the projects. Coordinate contracts, budgets, commitments, expenditures, invoices and performance.
+ Support project manager in the development of project proposals and other business development activities.
+ Assist with internal and external document control and project records, document managing and archiving.
+ Support the project compliance with Safety, Health and Environmental requirements and coordination of AECOM's quality control program.
BA/BS + None or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
+ Technical or Bachelor Degree in related areas; Planning, Environmental studies,, Environment and Recreation or related field
+ Strong analytical, planning, organizational, problem solving and time management skills;
+ Good interpersonal communication skills, as this role requires continuous interaction with team leaders and client's management;
+ Strong knowledge of project management concepts and processes;
+ Experienced user of MS Project, Excel and SharePoint. Experience with Primavera not required but is an asset;
+ Ability to express ideas logically, clearly and concisely;
+ Ability to function effectively as part of a team;
+ Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality;
+ Ability to understand and follow directions;
+ Ability to work in both field and office environments; and
+ Must possess a valid class 5 driver's license and vehicle.
+ Working knowledge of environmental assessment, permitting, EHS compliance or monitoring projects in British Columbia is an asset; and
+ Experience working for environmental or engineering consulting companies, in either co-op work terms or as summer jobs.
+ Travel will be required to service clients, primarily in western Canada.
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is
pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions
inclusion, diversity and overall
employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our
core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only
delivering a better world , but working to "make amazing happen" in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.