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AECOM Sr. Civil / Environmental Engineer in Burnaby, British Columbia

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking a Senior Environmental/Civil Engineer to join our growing Western Canada remediation and reclamation team in British Columbia. The right candidate can work locally from our Burnaby, BC office; plus AECOM can provide hybrid work options to give the flexibility you need to do your best work. This is a regular Full-time role .

You’ll have the opportunity to work on various multi-disciplinary and high-profile environmental and civil projects. The immediate opportunities will likely focus on supporting large industrial clients and ongoing large northern remediation projects, such as Faro Mine and Giant Mine Remediation. Once part of Team AECOM you have access to training resources, project management tools, electronic software, and focused technical practice groups that put you in the driver’s seat of your own career! AECOM has multiple and varied project opportunities and are seeking candidates to join our talented team; if you’re ready for the challenge of working in a fast paced, multi-disciplinary environment - this is the career opportunity for you.

Work will vary pending the applicants experience and career aspirations. This position is ideally suited to a senior environmental / civil engineer with aspirations to develop their technical career on large projects ($100k - $5M project budget) multidisciplinary engineering projects in the following focus areas - mine reclamation; civil works; remediation implementation; and waste infrastructure. The day-to-day roles of a Senior Environmental/Civil Engineer will be:

  • Prepare, lead, and/or review the development of technical solutions as part of a design team, assist in the design and evaluation of engineering applications from options assessment to detailed design phases.

  • Prepare, lead, and/or review field programs required to collect and analyze outstanding data gaps for design advancement.

  • Prepare, lead, and/or review documentation for design projects: technical letters, memorandums, reports, drawing packages, and detailed design packages.

  • Prepare, lead, and/or review the preparation of project specifications , contract documents, construction packages, and work with the AECOM cost estimating team.

  • Direct junior and intermediate staff during the completion of work. Collaborate with peers to create a productive team environment.

  • Collaborate with other AECOM staff and business lines to deliver multi-disciplinary environmental/civil projects.

  • Collaborate with client, contractors, and sub-consultants.

There are also opportunities for candidates who would like to be involved with project management to have access to training and careers opportunities if of interest, but this is not a specific requirement of this role.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant engineering discipline; Civil, Environmental, etc.

  • 6+ years of related experience within civil and/or environmental engineering field.

  • Registered Professional Engineer or Geoscientist in Canada (or eligible for licensing).

  • Valid driver's license.

  • Willing to occasionally travel to Canada’s northern territories for short periods.


  • Experience in project specifications development and implementation using NMS format.

  • Experience with construction oversight such as; field services, contract document preparation, quality assurance oversight, contract administration, and construction estimate preparation.

  • 10+ years of technical experience with exposure to some of the following fields:

  • Northern remediation design projects; environmental assessment, environmental engineering, and civil engineering.

  • Remedial option assessment, implementation, system operation and maintenance, waste management.

  • Coordination of designs with drafting teams.

  • Technical writing and preparing technical documents, such as reports.

  • Preparation, leading, and/or reviewing regulatory submittal documents.

  • Personal Attributes:

  • Highly developed written communication, time management and organizational skills.

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills; conduct with integrity, work within multi-disciplined teams, deal with complex issues, and maintain effective working relationships.

  • A high level of initiative and enthusiasm for getting things done.

  • Experience with project coordination including Proposal writing, job scoping, and making project plans.

  • Working in a team setting to meet timelines and quality management requirements.

  • Proficient with MS Office Suite; excellent knowledge of Excel and Word.

Additional Information:

Sponsorship is not available for this position.

Additional Information

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10081176

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid