Assistant Environmental Manager - Professional Services- (AEM-PS 2020)

Peace River Hydro Partners

November 24, 2020



Job Type

Must have relevant experience

Salary Type
To Be Determined

Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree


British Columbia


Join a world-class team that is committed to bringing clean energy to British Columbia for decades to come! Located at the Site C Dam, Peace River Hydro Partners is the prime contractor on the BC Hydro Site C Clean Energy Project. Our team consists of professionals representing over 30 different occupations. We value diversity and respect in the workplace. We need you to help us build this legacy!

The Assistant Environmental Manager is responsible for supporting the Environmental Manager, Environmental Department, and Peace River Hydro Partners (PRHP) in order to meet PRHP’s Site C environmental commitments. Duties include, but are not limited to environmental program planning, reporting, training, and managing staff and other Project-related resources.  The Assistant Environmental Manager will liaise with other PRHP Teams (Project Management Team, Technical, Construction, safety, Quality…), BC Hydro, and appropriate authorities. The Assistant Manager will cross-shift with the Environmental Manager and/or other Assistant Managers.

Please note: This is a contract position to cover a maternity leave starting February 1, 2020.


  • Provide direction and support to Environmental Coordinators, Qualified Environmental Professionals, and other team members; anticipated activities include conducting regular meetings to discuss needs, issues and successes, scheduling, staffing, training, and plans for resolving Project-related issues; field assessments and reviews; documentation and reporting of findings.
  • Provide training and mentoring as required
  • Be familiar with the Main Civil Works Contract, other Contract documents, and permits
  • Provide direction and support to Environmental Manager and other Managers on technical issues within the Assistant Manager’s professional skill set and experience
  • Collaborate and coordinate with other Managers to achieve Environmental Program goals and Project work items
  • Plan and assess priorities in conjunction with PRHP and BC Hydro goals and needs
  • Assist in PRHP’s responses to BC Hydro and regulatory body communications
  • Audit program tasks and their progress, including providing timely and accurate reporting that allows for timely and actionable feedback
  • Raise, asses, and closeout non-compliance issues
  • Identifying professional support needs, develop and manage budgets, contacts, purchase requisitions, and invoicing
  • Organize, schedule, and manage the professional services provided by PRHP’s subcontractors and service providers
  • Provide contracting support to Environmental Managers and PRHP subcontractors and service providers
  • Support the implementation of PRHP’s integrated management system (IMS)


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to manage, coordinate and direct interdisciplinary teams of professionals
  • Highly organized
  • Excellent oral and written skills in English
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Collaborative leadership skills
  • Ability to manage, coordinate and direct interdisciplinary teams of professionals
  • Highly organized
  • Excellent oral and written skills in English
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Collaborative leadership skills

Experience/ Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education in the environmentally-related discipline
  • Proven working experience in the environmental field with at least 10 years of experience
  • Proven oral and written communication skills and experience
  • Proven leadership skills and experience
  • Experience in a related supervisory or senior role
  • Proven project management experience
  • Holds a valid professional certification and/or qualifies for one and will obtain professional membership within 6 months of hire date for this position
  • Holds a valid class 5 drivers license

    How to Apply

    Please submit your resume via our website at We thank all candidates who apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Please Note: This is a site-based position located at the Site C Dam in Fort St. John, British Columbia. Preference will be given to qualified, local candidates. However, we will also consider fly in/out candidates based out of Vancouver, Nanaimo, Kelowna, Calgary, or Edmonton. Rotational employees are required to work a 14/7 rotation; flights and camp accommodations are provided while on shift.

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