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AECOM Entry Level Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) Compliance Specialist in Kitchener, Ontario

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an Entry Level Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Compliance Specialist to be based in Markham, Mississauga, or Kitchener, ON

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.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Work both in the field and in the office. You will be in the field 40-50% of your time, and you will gather data using advanced technology and applications. That work may require you to be in various on-site locations, from an industrial complex to a meadow. You will be in the office 50-60% of the time, and you will perform analysis on qualitative and quantitative data as it relates to meeting provincial and federal environmental, safety, and health requirements

  • Supporting development and coordination of Environmental Management Systems (EMS) for facility operations and infrastructure construction projects

  • Assisting with Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) Compliance Audits;

  • Sample collection and testing for potentially hazardous materials

  • Be part of project team, which includes attending daily meetings, performing rudimentary analysis, and reporting

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science or Engineering degree in a relevant technical discipline, including but not limited to environmental science, environmental engineering or chemical engineering.

  • Valid Canadian Drivers License

  • Canadian Citizenship

Preferred Qualifications

  • 6 months to a year of experience as an environmental consultant, industry representative, or regulator versed in environmental compliance, industrial hygiene, health & safety, contaminated site investigation, remediation, and waste management

  • Comfort with technology, apps and databases

  • Solid written and spoken communication skills to execute the above tasks, including using Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint) and preparing technical reports

  • Demonstrates an understanding and shows technical competence in conducting material investigations, monitoring and sampling programs

  • Demonstrates an understanding and technical competence in oversight of implementation of remedial actions/construction (i.e. worked around heavy equipment, oversee contractors, installation of recovery well systems)

  • Experience with EHS Management Information Systems (e.g. Cority, Gensuite, Enablon, Velocity, Intelex, etc.)

  • Knowledge of ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45011:2018

  • Knowledgeable and experience with provincial and federal regulations

  • Self-motivated and can work efficiently in an independent role within a group to achieve goals

  • Have excellent time management skills and are mindful of deadlines

  • Have a high degree of personal accountability, and willing to encourage others to do possess the same

  • Strong interest and appetite to learn about the Environment business and marketplace

  • Alignment with our core values and our Sustainable Legacies program

Additional Information:

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

What We Offer

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.

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

Job Category Safety / Health

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 257902BR

Additional Locations CA - Kitchener, ON - 50 Sportsworld Crossing Rd, CA - Mississauga, ON - 5090 Commerce Blvd

Virtual: 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.

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