Terrestrial Resources Lead - Klohn Crippen Berger Job Opportunity
TERRESTRIAL RESOURCES LEAD
As a Senior Terrestrial Biologist and Project Manager with the Socio-environmental Group, you will help expand Klohn Crippen Berger’s (KCB) international environmental consulting services and have the opportunity to work on a wide range of world-class projects alongside motivated and hardworking professionals committed to delivering high quality services. This position will be based out of our Vancouver office.
This senior role will give you the opportunity to
- provide leadership in terrestrial biology technical work including studies involving large and small mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles, vegetation, species at risk, terrestrial ecosystem mapping, resource sampling programs, baseline reports, impact assessments, statistical analysis, ecological restoration, habitat assessment and quantification, and habitat restoration and compensation planning
- participate in multi-disciplinary projects and work closely with biologists, hydrologists, ecologists, social scientists, engineers and other project specialists
- manage project approval processes
- write high quality reports including field reports, permit applications, regulatory documents, environmental impact assessments, management plans, etc.
- be involved in business development
- manage client interfaces and maintain key client relationships
- manage, mentor and train employees
- manage projects, budgets, schedules
- provide senior review and quality assurance and quality control
- travel domestically and internationally for field work
If you have a Bachelors, or preferably, Masters degree in Biology, are registered or able to register as a R.P. Bio, and have 15-20 years experience in environmental work in mining, oil sands, oil and gas, hydroelectric and other electricity generation, transportation, land development or municipal infrastructure, we want to hear from you.
We value your
- sound working knowledge of Provincial and Federal Environmental Legislation and environmental impact assessment methodology
- experience managing, leading, and conducting wildlife and vegetation studies and assessments
- proven project management skills and the ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team of professionals
- exceptional interpersonal skills
- superior verbal and written communication and presentation skills in English (other languages e.g. Spanish are an asset)
- proven leadership, decision-making and coaching skills
- strong commitment to technical excellence
- demonstrated high quality report writing skills
- strong contract administration and project management skills
- track record as an effective team player
- availability to work flexible hours as project requirements dictate
KCB is a multi-disciplinary consulting firm providing engineering and environmental services in the hydropower, transportation, ports, infrastructure, geotechnical, mining, oil sands, oil & gas, environmental, and water resources sectors. We offer a full range of services from our offices in Canada, Australia and Peru. KCBis a member of the Louis Berger Group, a leading international consulting firm with more than 80 offices worldwide. KCB was recently named as one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies.
Headquartered in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia, KCB is involved in projects around the world supported by offices in Calgary & Edmonton, Alberta; Sudbury, Ontario; Lima, Peru; Brisbane and Perth, Australia; London, England; and Mongolia. At KCB, the project work is challenging and varied, and there are opportunities for travel (in Canada as well internationally).
We are committed to employment equity and encourage applications from all qualified career seekers. We offer competitive salaries commensurate with experience and an attractive flexible benefits package designed to suit your individual needs.
Are you up to the challenge?
If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, simply apply on-line with your résumé and covering letter quoting the job reference number 853-M11.
We thank all candidates for applying, however only short-listed candidates will be contacted.