Lead a team of like-minded individuals driven by the desire to excel in their role and provide innovative environmental solutions
Join a growing company that values learning, development and innovation
Get rewarded with a $100-140K annual salary, plus top-tier benefits
Founded in 2006, KBL Environmental is an innovative Canadian waste management company partnering with forward-thinking clients with the development, implementation and maintenance of practical and effective environmental management programs. We have proudly developed a culture of safety, excellence, delivery of quality services, and a reputation for innovation.
KBL’s proven expertise and success stem from our ability to overcome some unique challenges presented to us in some of the projects we’ve serviced this past decade. We pride our company on the resourcefulness of our people and the flexibility to apply out-of-the-box thinking to unconventional situations. KBL executes projects emphasizing the synergy between regulatory compliance and project execution.
For more information, please visit kblenv.com
Situated on the Northern shore of Great Slave Lake, Yellowknife is the capital of the Northwest Territories and the largest city in the NWT. Yellowknife is the perfect launching point for northern adventures outside of the city. A wide array of trails, lodges, campgrounds, bush plane tours, and secret fishing spots are all easily accessible from this free-spirited community. Yellowknife is a city of opportunity and experiences where you can grow a career, build a business, raise a family, take time for yourself and connect to your community. Yellowknife is vibrant with arts and culture and has plenty of indoor and outdoor recreational opportunities for all ages.
To learn more about Yellowknife, please visit yellowknife.ca
About the Opportunity
We are currently looking for an Operations Manager, Environmental Consulting to join our team in the Northern Territories. Although this role requires you to travel to the Yukon, Nunavut, the Northwest Territories and Alberta, we offer residence flexibility in Yellowknife (relocation allowance available) or Leduc, AB.
Reporting to the General Manager of Environmental Consulting, you will be responsible for managing key client environmental projects, including spill response, site assessment and remediation. The Environmental Consulting Project Manager is responsible for the oversight of Project Managers, including monitoring objective and target achievements along with providing technical and regulatory guidance.
Your essential responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Coordinating and completing projects within budget and scope
Overseeing all aspects of projects, including deadlines, responsibility assignments, technical reporting, and project progress
Reporting of all technical aspects of project work completed, in a manner which meets client and regulatory requirements
Managing operations at soil treatment facilities, including soil/snow/water acceptance, treatment campaigns, confirmatory sampling, compliance monitoring, annual reporting, and budget tracking
Providing technical and regulatory guidance to Project Managers
Reviewing and approving third-party invoices and generating invoices for clients
Developing accurate cost estimates for large and medium-sized projects
Monitoring staff utility rates (billable vs. non-billable).
Communicating with clients to ensure they understand the full capabilities of each facility and submitting pricing and acceptance criteria information.
Scheduling logistics, personnel, and subcontractors for environmental projects
Supervising work crews, ensuring overall site safety, and following KBL protocols and operating procedures
Finding and bidding on new environmental project opportunities, completing estimates, budgets, and work plans to provide to clients, and obtaining third-party quotes for services required for project completion
Leading meetings with Project Managers and Field Staff to discuss project needs, challenges, and successes, and mentoring and training direct reports
To qualify, you must have a university degree or college diploma in Environmental Sciences or a similar field, and at least 10 years of experience in Project Management, Environmental Consulting, and leading and developing teams. A valid driver’s license is also required for this role.
The following will be critical to successfully performing this role:
Working knowledge of budgets, department financials, and reporting
Expertise in environmental site assessment and remediation, including sampling of soil, water and air, interpretation of results, and reporting
Adaptable and adept at working without supervision, solving problems, and adapting to change
Ability to achieve project objectives and deliverables within time and budget constraints
Exceptional communication skills, both written and oral; ability to work with regulators, first nations representatives, and stakeholders
Professional certifications such as P.Eng, P.Ag, RT.Ag, CET, PMP, EP
Environmental consulting experience and ability to solve problems in the field
First Aid training (KBL will provide training)
WHIMIS/TDG certification (KBL will provide training)
Expertise in Microsoft Office and other related software
Experience with RKI Eagle 2 (or similar) Vapour Screeners, Trimble GeoXH GPS, and Low Flow Groundwater Sampling Equipment (peristaltic pumps, bladder pumps).
Ability to lift objects weighing up to 50 pounds
Willing to travel to the Yukon, Nunavut, the Northwest Territories and Alberta
About the Benefits
As a valued member of our team, you will be rewarded with an annual base salary of $100-140K, based on skills and experience, along with:
Relocation reimbursement (if choosing to relocate to Yellowknife)
Extended health, vision, and dental benefits
A rewarding career with long-term and stable employment
Opportunity for growth and continued learning
Flexible working environment and hours
Comfortable and modern workspace and amenities
Family Support Services
Join an organization that’s committed to strong Indigenous partnerships and community involvement.
If you share our values and have the skills necessary to succeed in this role, apply now!