Senior Environmental Planner

Salary and benefits

We offer competitive salaries along with a complete benefits package and a variety of Training and Development Programs to help you develop the skills you need to succeed in your chosen career path.

Organization name

Amec Foster Wheeler


Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is currently seeking a Senior Transportation / Environmental Planner to join our rapidly growing transportation practice in Cambridge / Burlington / London, Ontario. Amec Foster Wheeler’s Transportation and Environmental practitioners have a proven track record of developing innovative solutions that address the long-term needs of our clients. Our client base includes federal, state, provincial and municipal governments; ADM, PPP and Design-Build entities; airports; railroads and transit agencies; ports; mining, oil and gas exploration; energy providers; and private industry. We provide a comprehensive range of transportation services from planning and environmental studies to preliminary and final design, construction administration and operations and rehabilitation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and lead any elements of Transportation related Environmental Assessments that may be associated with the above noted process delivery and / or support / coordinate with other Amec Foster Wheeler project delivery teams
  • Coordinate and lead the delivery of Environmental Assessments under the Ontario Class EA for Transportation projects, Class EA for Municipal Infrastructure Projects and the Transit Project Assessment Process; (TPAP)
  • Coordinate consultation and stakeholder engagement with appropriate engineering, planning and other technical staff to support effective and compliant process delivery
  • Cooperatively coordinate with internal and external technical discipline leads and technical staff, for the execution of technical studies and preparation of documentation that may be required to support the environmental assessment process, specifically for transportation related projects and project delivery through Planning & Design, Construction and Operations & Maintenance phases of projects as applicable.
  • Participate in project meetings and stakeholder engagement meetings / sessions across Ontario and Canada. International travel may also be required from time to time.
  • Manage, coach and mentor junior planning staff that will support professional development and participate in their Professional Development and formal annual review process.
  • Undertake business development to expand current backlog with specific focus on increasing market footprint in southwest Ontario.
  • Lead and / or assist in proposal preparation and business development activities, including taking an environmental lead role in the delivery of EOI and RFP submittals for PPP (Private-Public Partnership) and DB (Design Build) projects.
  • Other duties as assigned to you from time to time.


Skills / Qualifications

  • Ten years of professional experience in environmental / transportation planning
  • Firm understanding of municipal, provincial and federal environmental assessment and permitting process as they pertain to the transportation sector with relevant project experience
  • Experience with the Transit Project Assessment Process (TPAP) considered a benefit
  • MCIP RPP or equivalent
  • Experience with stakeholder consultation, including Indigenous persons’ engagement
  • Strong familiarity with route planning, preliminary and detail design processes, contract specifications and construction environmental management and monitoring
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a multi-disciplinary team of environmental specialists
  • Strong oral, public speaking and written communication skills; ability to prepare reports, proposals and presentation materials suitable for government and public review

How to Apply


Additional comments

Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors. Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets. Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology. Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW. Our Environment & Infrastructure Americas business is a leading environment and infrastructure, engineering, consulting and project management organization with about 150 offices and more than 5,500 employees. Our team of professionals provides a full range of services to clients in a wide range of sectors including government services, clean energy, industrial/pharmaceutical, water, transportation/infrastructure, mining and oil & gas. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and/or protected veteran status in accordance with governing laws. By submitting your resume, you consent to Amec Foster Wheeler Americas Limited sharing this information within its divisions in order to identify other employment opportunities for which you may be suitable.

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