• Environmental Assessment Specialist

    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    CA-NL-St. John's
    Department / Discipline
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is seeking an Environmental Assessment Specialist to join our Environment & Infrastructure Solutions group in St. John's, NL.


    Key Responsibilities


    • Involved in the planning and completion of Environmental Assessments (EAs) for proposed development projects in various industry sectors (mining, electricity, oil and gas and others) and of various EA types / levels under provincial and / or federal processes
    • Involved in coordinating, completing and reviewing environmental and socioeconomic studies (baseline, modelling, monitoring) and Aboriginal, stakeholder and public consultation programs associated with such EAs, as well as eventual project permitting
    • Preparation of proposals, EAs and other environmental study reports and other documents. Associated research, analysis and report writing
    • Collaboration with other Wood staff and offices on projects, particularly for larger EAs and other multi-disciplinary assignments

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Must have prior and direct experience in the completion of EAs for proposed development projects under provincial / territorial and / or federal EA processes, including the planning and writing of such assessments as part of interdisciplinary EA teams
    • The ideal candidate would be a highly versatile individual who is a university graduate in environmental studies or other relevant disciplines in the physical, biological and/or social sciences or in engineering; Preferably with a Masters degree in a related field and with considerable related work experience
    • Good knowledge of EA processes, structures and methodologies including provincial and federal EA legislation and regulations and of development projects (various sectors) and their associated environmental issues
    • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills (English), as well as strong organizational abilities, with the capability to manage and prioritize several assignments at one time with a view to delivery on time and on budget

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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