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Job Posting: Senior Project Manager, Hazardous Materials (Waterloo, ON)

Job Id: GOV-1287829189
Job Sector: Government Client Group

Location(s) and Position(s) Available: Ontario, Waterloo - 1 position(s) available

DST Consulting Engineers

Providing expert, innovative environmental and engineering consulting services - without surprises - is what DST Consulting Engineers Inc. does best.  We are a multi-disciplinary firm providing comprehensive services to clients across Canada.   

DST’s nation-wide team is comprised of exceptional people in various stages of their career.  We come together each day to make the unexpected happen.  Growing our team means we are in pursuit of brilliant individuals who can rise to the challenge. 

At DST, you are not just any employee and we are not looking for just anyone.  DST Employees share common traits that enable them to thrive.    They are: Results Driven, Inquisitive, Dynamic, Responsive & Zealous.  You tell us, are you a good fit at DST?

If you are and you have the skills we need below, send us your CV.

We are currently seeking full-time Senior Project Manager, Hazardous Materials for our Government Client Group based out of our  Waterloo,ON office.  

About the Job

The Project Manager is responsible for leading and directing multi-disciplinary infrastructure, geosciences, remediation, groundwater and soil related projects. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Conducting projects in the indoor and outdoor environmental field, including Phase I/II/III ESAs, Site Remediation, Specifications and Tender Documents, Site Supervision, Demolition Consulting, Fuel Tank Audit/Management/Remediation, Waste Audits and Designated Substances/Hazardous Materials Surveys; 
  • Coordinating, supervising and performing research and field responsibilities;
  • Managing and/or generating deliverable documentation of various projects including environmental technical documents, research projects, case studies, and non-technical reports;
  • Preparing proposals and qualification packages;
  • Conducting technical peer reviews of environmental reports;
  • Consistently executing prescribed technical procedures and work plans;
  • Participating in project management meetings, office meetings, health and safety inspections;
  • Actively marketing DST products and services to new and existing clients through business development initiatives including tradeshows;
  • Maintaining a commitment to exceeding client expectations by consistently delivering high quality of work;
  • Consistently maintaining professionalism and objectivity while working with colleagues and clients who require varying degrees of support;
  • Handling difficult situations with tact and diplomacy to maintain positive working relationships with all internal and external contacts;
  • Conducting project administration tasks as required, including timesheet generation and project invoicing.

About You

  • You are a Professional Geologist (P.Geo) or Professional Engineering (P.Eng)
  • You bring 10 years’ Project Management experience in a consulting environment, specifically, experience with Hazardous Material
  • You possess experience writing proposals, specifications, case studies, technical and non-technical reports and a solid understanding of provincial and federal regulatory requirements acquired through experience and education;
  • You hold a valid driver’s license and have a clean driving record; and
  • You are eligible to obtain government security clearance.

Additional skills needed for success in this role

  • You are organized with superior planning skills in order to effectively and efficiently problem solve and tackle new assignments. 
  • You are a strong researcher and technical writer who is presents information concisely and clearly; 
  • You possess strong listening and interpretation skills, an ability to retain salient points, synthesize information on complex issues, and then coherently communicate these verbally and in writing;
  • Demonstrated ability to lead project teams of 1 – 10, including overseeing contractors and subcontractors.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to scheduling changes and occasional overtime, evening or weekend work to meet our clients’ project needs;
  • You thrive in a busy workplace and can handle multiple projects and tasks and maintain focus to meet tight deadlines. 

Ignite your Passion, Engineer your Future!

How to apply:

Please forward your cover letter and resume to the email address:   humanresources@dstgroup.com and Quote Job # 17-013WL

Thank you!

DST Consulting Engineers Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regards to race, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability or any other legally protected status.  We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring compensation, benefits, training, termination, promotions, or any other condition of employment or career development.

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