Technical Director – Hydrology, National Team Leader, Water Services

 

Technical Director Hydrology, National Team Leader, Water Services (Mining)

This is an outstanding opportunity for a senior experienced engineer/scientist looking to advance their career with a global environmental leader, and to make a significant impact in successfully implementing ERM's global strategy.

  • Play a key role in growing our business in Canada
  • Provide senior technical expertise on major, multimillion-dollar mining projects
  • Lead a rapidly growing team of water resource specialists delivering project work within Canada and globally
  • Work out of our dynamic and vibrant downtown Vancouver, Calgary, or Toronto offices with the flexibility of working remotely/from home

 

We want to do great things; we need your help

ERM is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, and social consulting services with offices in over 40 countries. We have worked with many of the Global Fortune 500 companies delivering innovative solutions for business and selected government clients helping them understand and manage the sustainability challenges that the world is increasingly facing. The breadth of experience over our 50-year history means we have an extraordinary track record and excel at taking on complex and challenging projects.

Our clients are primarily in the mining and oil & gas sectors, and we support water management through all phases of the project life cycle. We are currently engaged in exciting, transformative projects with major clients. Your work will contribute directly to the success of these, and other projects.

 

As a Technical Director with leadership experience, you will be equipped to provide oversight and technical strength and guidance to our Integrated Water Resources team, tapping into expertise from hydrology, hydrogeology, geochemistry, and toxicology, and focusing on integrating these teams to deliver insights and value for our clients through technical analyses and the development of robust mass balance and geochemical models. This is an opportunity to utilize your established technical expertise leading water-related environmental assessments and permitting for large-scale capital projects with a focus on the Mining Sector. You will embrace the challenge of being a main point of contact for our clients for water management related scopes. You will serve as a representative of our company, and play a key role building our business and winning new projects. Your big-picture understanding of our business, and ability to build strong client relationships based on trust and mutual benefit will be critical.

 

Your responsibilities:

  • Provide technical expertise to expand our water management services and client base in Canada. Serve as a key member of the “core” technical team to drive growth in the areas of environmental impact assessment, land planning, facility siting & permitting, risk assessment and water resources management.
  • Provide leadership and expertise to expand our integrated water management services to our client base in Canada. Serve as a key member of the “core” technical team to drive growth in the areas of environmental impact assessment, land planning, facility siting & permitting, risk assessment and water resources management.
  • Contribute to business development of ERM’s global impact assessment and planning service area. Identify and develop new opportunities, prepare effective technical proposals, and take an active leadership role in developing new business with new and existing clients.
  • Capitalize on existing ERM client relationships to expand ERM’s profile and market share through excellence in technical delivery and business development.
  • Prepare technical documents in your field of expertise, as well as delegate work and serve as senior technical reviewer to ensure deliverables achieve client expectations for scope, budget, schedule, and quality.
  • Collaborate with other ERM global practitioners to execute projects. Participate on teams consisting of multi-disciplinary impact assessment professionals from multiple offices around the global ERM organization.

 

Who you are:

  • P.Eng. or P.Geo with MSc/PhD in civil or environmental engineering or related field.
  • 15+ years of consulting experience in water resource management, impact assessment and permitting strongly related to the Mining Sector. Specific expertise in hydrometeorology, water balance and/or geochemical modeling, hydraulic and hydrologic modelling and modeling of environmental water quality.
  • Solid grasp of the key regulatory drivers within the mining and energy sector, as well as a high degree of technical competence and broad knowledge of impact assessment best practices. Strong English writing and presentation skills.
  • Well-developed team building and influencing skills; unquestionable integrity; and the experience, confidence, and stature to effectively address client and business needs and challenges.
  • Recognized technical expertise by an established reputation in the marketplace, including positive reputation with key regulators relevant to environmental approvals.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain long-term relationships with clients.
  • Positive outlook, collaborative, and inspired by the success of ERM as a global company.

 

Working with ERM

ERM has been delivering outstanding client services in Canada for over 35 years. We have over 250 employees across Canada. All of our achievements would have been impossible without our exceptional staff.

 

Our people are the heart of our business and we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive community. Here are just a few examples of how we take care of our people:

 

Personal Development

  • Career mapping tools and resources to help you decide how you want to grow your career
  • ERM Academy training programs backed up by mentoring and coaching
  • Technical communities and Yammer engagement to help you interact with any ERMer globally
  • Tuition assistance and reimbursement for relevant conferences, seminars, professional memberships and designations

 

Recognition Programs & Financial Benefits

  • Annual bonus to eligible employees, and awards for going above and beyond
  • ERM supported retirement savings with our Group RRSP
  • Vacation starting at 3 weeks
  • Parental leave top-up

 

Top-notch Medical and Wellbeing Benefits

  • Extended medical, dental and vision plans for you and your dependents
  • Life insurance and disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Best Doctors Program

 

Office Events

  • Exciting client events
  • Fun social events organized by our Social Activities Committee
  • Get involved in supporting organizations around the globe by collaborating with ERM’s international teams or through the efforts of the ERM Foundation

 

This is a full-time position. During peak activity, there will be some overtime required, and meetings with clients may not strictly happen between 9-5 as we work with clients in a variety of time zones.

 

TO APPLY:

 

Please follow the link to our careers site to apply below:

 

https://erm.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/ERM_Careers/job/Vancouver-Canada/Technical-Director—Hydrology–National-Team-Leader–Water-Services–Mining—Director-Level-_R00016835

 

Qualified candidates will be contacted by email. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews. Thank you for your interest in ERM!

 

ABOUT ERM:

 

Environmental Resources Management (ERM) is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, social consulting services and sustainability related services. We have more than 160 offices in over 40 countries and territories employing more than 4,500 people who work on projects around the world. ERM is committed to providing a service that is consistent, professional and of the highest quality to create value for our clients. We have worked with many of the Global Fortune 500 companies delivering innovative solutions for business and selected government clients helping them understand and manage the sustainability challenges that the world is increasingly facing.

 

For over 40 years we have been working with clients around the world and in diverse industry sectors to help them to understand and manage their environmental, health, safety, risk and social impacts. The key sectors we serve include Oil & Gas, Mining, Power, and Manufacturing, Chemical and Pharmaceutical. All face critical sustainability challenges and our clients in these and many other areas rely on our ability to assist them operate more sustainably which has a positive impact on our planet.

 

Our people are outstanding, our workplace is energized! And we continuously strive to be the preferred place for environmental and other professionals to build meaningful and rewarding careers.

 

EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled

 

ERM is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

 

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