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Job Information

AECOM Upstream Oil & Gas Decommissioning & Closure Lead in Burnaby, British Columbia

Canada - Alberta, Calgary

Job Summary

AECOM has a position available for a Decommissioning & Closure Lead (Environmental Services) to be preferably based in our Calgary, AB office. In this role the Lead will focus on leveraging our extensive global contracts more fully into the Canadian market, as well as developing underserved midstream and Canadian O&G clients. This is an attractive career opportunity for a key leadership role within AECOM’s dynamic, high growth, fast-paced culture in which high performing teams flourish . Other offices to be considered for this role include Vancouver or Edmonton but will involve extensive travel to the Calgary area .

In this role you will work for the Regional Practice Lead for Canada. You will provide leadership and lead teams to define capture strategies and direct the most important pursuits, especially for key accounts and major projects. You will have the opportunity to grow the practice and your career as far as you would like in this exciting role and growing company.

The candidate will be able to build the business from AECOM’s large foundation of MSA work for major O&G clients by both increasing our market share in current focus areas (i.e., remediation and restoration) as well as diversifying the services provided to these clients (e.g., impact assessment, EHS compliance, information management systems, etc.).

The candidate will also be expected to further develop our midstream business and to lead the development and management of Canadian O&G company accounts for environmental, engineering and construction business wherever these companies operate in the world.

The responsibilities of this position include, but may not be limited to the following:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of a strategic business/action plan.

  • Expand the Western Canada client base in the O&G market.

  • Identify and develop new opportunities, prepare effective technical proposals, and take an active leadership role in developing new business with new and existing clients.

  • Develop and expand client relationships that generate repeat business.

  • Coach local seller-doers in the development of client strategies, and track their implementation

  • Serve as senior resource for marketing, project implementation, and related activities.

  • Achieve client’s expectations for scope, budget, schedule, and quality.

  • Provide mentoring and coaching to seller-doer

  • Lead capture strategies for key pursuits and major projects within the market and ensure those strategies yield high capture rates

  • Draw upon technical expertise within the technical practice network to coordinate market specific technical solutions to existing and emerging needs

  • Support the proper staffing of key positions within the regional team

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, geology or related discipline

  • 12+ years of related environmental consulting experience that must include a minimum of 4 years in a leadership role

  • Ability to obtain professional licensure within 3 months of hire date; if not already licensed as such (engineering, geology, agrology, etc.)

  • Experience should also include 5 years in a business development / client management role in the Alberta Oil & Gas Market

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated client facing experience

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Canadian Oil & Gas Market and key players

  • Midstream project experience and working knowledge of National Energy Board (NEB) requirements

  • Good understanding of environmental services business

  • Ability to understand client organizational structures and procurement processes

  • Proven track record in developing and implementing successful business growth strategies.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain long-term relationships with clients, and drive sales.

  • Strong communication, collaboration and team building skills

  • Agile response to fast paced work environment and organizational change

  • Professional registration highly desired (engineer, geology, agrology, etc.)

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Sciences

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 223908BR

Additional Locations CA - Burnaby, BC - 3292 Production Way, CA - Edmonton, AB - 18817 Stony Plain Rd NW

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


Take the next step. Our professional lives are constantly evolving as we build on experience and take on new challenges. Find the opportunities and flexibility to keep you satisfied for the long term.


Craft / Trade

What you specialize in sets you apart. Your trade or craft can take you anywhere, and when you join a company with operations in 150 countries, you have unlimited opportunity to grow and excel.


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Expand your career. We’re looking for passionate people ready to make an impact with the training, experience and perspective gained through military service.


Early Careers / Graduates

Meet the career of your dreams. Do you have your eye on the future and want to make a difference? We can help you turn knowledge gained through your education into limitless career potential.

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