Coordinator, Environmental Services

Defence Construction Canada - Petawawa, ON (30+ days ago)

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Petawawa is situated in the scenic northern Ottawa Valley, 90 minutes from the Nation’s Capital. Popular with outdoor enthusiasts, Petawawa offers easy access to fishing and watersports on the Ottawa River and local streams, numerous biking and hiking trails, and wilderness experiences in Algonquin Park, just half an hour from town.

The Coordinator, Environmental Services, provides environmental services, including technical advice, guidance and recommendations, to the Client-Partners on, typically, moderate complexity, scope and/or risk projects in one or more environmental services practice area. These services can be provided through in-house resources or third-party contracts. The incumbent prepares technical documents, reviews deliverables, assists in the procurement process, oversees contractor and consultant activities, and coordinates project activities to ensure overall requirements are met on time, within scope and on budget.


Conduct and coordinate environmental work on a wide variety of projects to monitor compliance with legal and other requirements
Provide environmental technical support for and/or lead contract initiation and management
Prepare environmental reports to meet Client-Partner requirements
Provide input to ensure the service level arrangement deliverables are met and work is completed on time and on budget
Review and/or peer review environmental reports, statements of work and cost estimates
Provide overall project management services to ensure deliverables are provided on time, within scope and on budget
Develop and maintain effective relationships within DCC, and with industry, the Client-Partners and/or stakeholders
Ensure quality standards are met, in line with corporate and Client-Partner expectations


Develop environmental procedures, policies and directives
Conduct quality control procedures for service level arrangements and deliverables
Support and/or lead business development activities
Manage risk
Other duties as assigned

General and Specific Knowledge

Best practices, methods, trends and legislation in environmental sciences and environmental engineering
Project and risk management principles
Health and safety management

Formal Education and/or Certification(s) and Experience

Minimum: college diploma in biology, environment sciences, environmental engineering or related field with four years’ relevant experience, or the equivalent
Preferred: university degree in environmental science, environmental engineering or related field and/or specialized knowledge, training and certification (as applicable) in one or more environmental services practice area


Use applicable computer software and operating systems
Create databases
Apply project and risk management techniques

Development and Leadership

Provide functional advice and guidance to employees and to Client-Partners

Working Conditions

Typical office environment with occasional travel
Some work may be located on environmental or construction sites; incumbent may occasionally be required to wear basic safety equipment