Environmental Services Power Sector Growth Leader

1 Month ago

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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Job Description

Environmental Services Power Sector Growth Leader

**Location**: Edmonton, AB

**Job Number**: 240001CE

Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We are a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environment talent on work that's critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

Stantec's Environmental Services group is seeking leaders in the renewable and/or transmission power sector to complement our western Canadian environmental services team. We have an established Power and Renewables business line which is made up of the Renewable Energy (wind and solar), Transmission and Distribution (T&D), Battery Storage, and Industrial Power groups.

In this intermediate leadership role, you will serve as the project manager and be responsible for developing T&D, renewable energy, and battery storage opportunities in Alberta and Northern Canada, with the potential to engage in other projects across Canada. You will also support the national team in developing and executing strategic projects.

This role provides a unique opportunity to work closely with senior leaders in Stantec in both the environmental and engineering businesses to collaboratively develop market strategies and drive business growth. You will leverage client relationships and industry knowledge to help clients navigate through the regulatory framework and work collaboratively with technical disciplines to successfully execute projects. This position can be located in our Calgary, Edmonton, or Yellowknife office.

Key Responsibilities

The successful applicant will:

  • Promote a positive Health, Safety, Security, and Environment (HSSE) culture
  • Develop and maintain relationships with existing and prospective clients in the power sector
  • Identify and pursue opportunities to support power projects
  • Manage and lead environmental assessments and permitting for power projects
  • Direct internal technical team members and subject matter experts in a team environment
  • Lead consultation with regulatory agencies and review technical reports
  • Provide technical leadership, guidance, mentoring, and support to local and national teams


**Your Capabilities and Credentials:**

  • Excellent working knowledge of environmental assessment legislation
  • Experience with power project permitting requirements
  • Strong interpersonal and technical writing skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment under deadlines
  • Experience in client management and business growth
  • Knowledge of sustainability and climate change mitigation and adaptation
  • Valid Driver’s License is an asset

**Education and Experience:**

  • University degree in Environmental Studies, Biology, Engineering, or related field
  • Minimum 10 years of directly related experience in the power sector

*This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that may be required of the employee.*

Stantec is proud to offer a hybrid work environment and provides flexible remote working opportunities. Field work may be required, including exposure to the elements. Ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs.

Join us and redefine your personal best.

**Benefits Summary**: Regular full-time and part-time employees will have access to health, dental, and vision plans, well-being programs, health care spending accounts, group retirement savings plans, employee stock purchase programs, life and AD&D insurance, disability plans, travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage, and paid time off.

*Temporary and casual employees may have access to specific benefits based on employment status.*


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