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Environmental Engineer

Environmental Engineer

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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking an Environmental Engineer. Incumbents typically spend most of their time performing project assignments to ensure that projects are completed correctly, within budget and on time. Standard project assignments include conducting complex engineering, scientific assessment and analysis, and/or managing tasks or projects. Incumbents are expected to prepare technical proposals and reports, in whole or in part, depending on the size and complexity of the document, and/or to manage the preparation of the proposals and reports associated with the projects they manage.  The incumbent’s work may be reviewed by the project manager (if not the incumbent) and/or appropriate more senior-level technical professionals.  The incumbent will typically have low to moderate level business development and client management responsibilities.


Key Responsibilities

  • Performs analyses for specific portions of broader engineering and environmental projects. Demonstrates competency in a combination of areas including field supervision, technical knowledge, and project management
  • Responsible for making correct interpretations of findings and recognizes and identifies inconsistent or inappropriate results; knows how and when to apply standard practices and techniques to unusual situations; knows when to consult with more senior-level technical professionals regarding how to resolve a problem, respond to a question or take an action that is appropriate
  • Motivates, trains and mentors subordinate staff personnel assigned to his/her tasks or projects
  • Assumes full management responsibility and accountability for managing medium to large tasks or projects under the general direction of appropriate more senior-level technical professional; develops project strategy and scope with more senior personnel; develops realistic budget and is accountable for them; provides review of project deliverables
  • Manages and communicates results, budget and schedule information to the client, project manager and appropriate operations management
  • Represents AMEC and interacts in a professional manner with client and subcontractor representatives while on field assignments
  • Responsible for ensuring the Firm’s administrative and financial policies and procedures as well as the methods and procedures specific to his/her specific discipline are followed
  • Understands, applies and oversees safety requirements in the field

Skills / Qualifications

  • Typically 8+ years of experience is required
  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree desirable
  • Significant knowledge of and experience with industry specific software (e.g., MSOffice, AutoCAD and MSProject) required
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems
  • Demonstrated task and project management skills
  • Staff management and leadership ability
  • Demonstrated maturity in judgment, initiative and client relations
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to develop business from new and existing clients
  • Ability to establish effective internal and external working relationships
  • Valid driver’s license and insurable driving record
  • Must pass 40 Hour HAZWOPER Training and annual refresher course, if required
  • Certification/registration in related area, if available, is typically required
  • Field tools and equipment, if needed
  • Pickup truck and/or other motor vehicle(s), if needed
  • Office equipment such as photocopy machine and fax machine
  • Personal computer and desk top software (e.g., MSOffice)

Physical Demands

  • Majority of work is completed in office/administrative environment; may involve exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently to move objects, including the human body
  • Close, distance, and peripheral vision; normal auditory function
  • Must complete employment physical demonstrating ability to meet job requirements, including the ability to wear a respirator, as required
  • Completion of annual or bi-annual employment physical, as required

Work Environment

  • May occasionally require work at remote sites around construction equipment, drilling rigs, explosives and environmental contamination
  • Overtime and overnight stays may be required
  • Some fieldwork may occasionally require working with hazardous materials and in hazardous conditions
  • Worker would not typically be substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions
  • Will be required to follow all applicable health and safety procedures associated with work environment


  • May travel frequently to project sites, including sites remote from the office, as part of on-site team

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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