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AECOM Intermediate Environmental Planner in Winnipeg, Manitoba

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.

Job Description

AECOM's Environment Team is actively seeking an Intermediate-level Environmental Planner to join our Impact Assessment and Permitting Team in Winnipeg, Manitoba. This position will integrate into a well-developed team of environmental scientists, planners, and engineers to provide support on various infrastructure and development projects across a range of sectors, including mining, transport (road/rail), water/wastewater utilities, energy, and oil and gas. We are looking for an environmental candidate to assist with timely delivery of high-quality environmental assessments including data analysis, regulatory permitting submissions, public and stakeholder engagement, technical writing, and presentations. We are seeking highly motivated and accountable candidate that works collaboratively with other team members and are effective communicators. Organizational skills and an ability to work well on multi-disciplinary teams in a fast-paced environment are essential qualities. This is a permanent full time position reporting to the Impact Assessment & Permitting Lead in Winnipeg.

As part of our team, the successful applicant will assist in environmental work and deliverables throughout a project life cycle, including:

  • Working with and supporting Senior Environmental Planners and Project Managers in executing provincial, and Federal environmental assessments/impact assessments (planning, preliminary design, detail design, alternative delivery projects) as well as other approval and permitting activities for infrastructure/development projects.

  • Effectively and efficiently managing desktop environmental assessments using GIS and other available methods to address potential permitting requirements.

  • Assist project managers in the planning, coordination and logistics of project activities, including field work and professional and public consultation workshops.

  • Developing and executing engagement and consultation programs; including public, municipal, regulatory agency and Indigenous Community engagement, coordinating environmental specialists, as well as identifying and assessing environmental features, constraints, alternatives, potential effects, mitigation measures and avoidance opportunities.

  • Facilitate meetings with clients, stakeholders, and environmental regulatory agencies, including tracking of meeting minutes and reports.

  • Liaising with local, provincial, and Federal agencies regarding permits and approvals.

  • Collaborating with technical and professional staff across the company in completing assignments.

  • Coordinating, preparing for, attending, and documenting project meetings.

  • Support Project Managers in the development of project proposals.

  • Provides responsive, high-quality service to colleagues, clients, and other stakeholders by providing accurate, complete and up-to-date information, in a courteous, efficient and timely manner.

  • Some overnight travel may be required to service project needs of the client.


Minimum Requirements:

  • 3 – 5 years of experience.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related areas (e.g. Natural Resource Management, Natural Sciences, Environmental Studies)

  • 2+ years’ experience supporting environmental assessments, regulatory permitting or monitoring projects.

  • Strong analytical, planning, organization, problem solving and time management skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills as this role requires continuous interaction with team leaders.

  • Ability to express ideas logically, clearly and concisely; function effectively as part of a team; maintain discretion and confidentiality and work in both field and office environments.

  • Class 5 driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working for environmental or engineering consulting companies is an asset.

  • Experience engaging with Indigenous communities is an asset.

  • Bilingual (English and French) an asset.

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship for Canadian employment authorization is not available for this position.

  • •Offered rate of compensation in Winnipeg will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $54,000.00 - $80,000.00.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

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.

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

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10093377

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Planning

Work Location Model: Hybrid