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Reclamation Project Manager in Aski Reclamation

  • Aski Reclamation LP
  • Full time
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We are hiring: A Reclamation Project Manager

General Information

Reports to: General Manager Direct Reports: Project Coordinator; Senior Scientists

Position description

Aski Reclamation is an indigenous-owned environmental consulting company which integrates First Nations’ knowledge with science, to deliver solutions to our clients and pave the way for industry best practices in Reclamation, Restoration, and Environmental Services.

The Reclamation Project Manager is a pivotal role within our organization; it is a multifaceted senior leadership role which oversees the management of our Reclamation Services Portfolio, provides executive input into how to strategically grow our Reclamation Services, and applies their technical knowledge and years of experience in the reclamation sector to large scale project management.

Our existing reclamation services portfolio consists of:

  • Phase 1 & 2 Site Investigations
  • Reclamation Planning (including Caribou Habitat Reclamation)
  • Remediation Planning
  • Reclamation Monitoring & Site Management
  • COR I and COR II Applications
  • Legacy Site Reclamation Planning
  • Contaminated Site Management

 Work Environment

This role is at times required to visit project work sites including natural remote locations, industrial sites, mines, offices, labs, and a range of assessment locations. When not in the field and actively supporting project execution, remote/hybrid working options may be considered.

Major Duties

Reclamation services portfolio management

  • Maintain a broad overview and scope of concurrent projects relative to our Reclamation Services Portfolio
  • Ensure strategic direction of projects are in alignment with Aski’s organizational objectives
  • Act as technical resource in a reclamation and project management
  • Provide input and advice to GM with regards to opportunities or developments in the sector
  • Support the General Manager in the develop of long-term project forecasting and project planning
  • Interpret and provide advice on relevant environmental management legislation, with a focus on BC, AB, and Federal regulatory frameworks
  • Collaborate with the leadership team and senior technical staff to co-develop processes, standards, and tools reflective of industry standard
  • Assist with environmental audits and inspections, ensuring they are continuously completed to minimize undesirable environmental effects of new or expanded operations
  • Provide sign-off through recognized credentials for projects and regulatory applications
  • Comply with industrial best practices and governing disciplines, codes of ethics and standards

 Team management

  • Always demonstrate safe work practices, and recognize that your support for safety helps set a safe work culture and company standard
  • Work with the health and safety employees to develop site orientation material, Safe Work Procedures, and other relevant safety program material
  • Participate and foster participation of community members and integrate indigenous approaches into work plans
  • Work with HR to hire and attract qualified project team candidates as identified and required in the overall project plan
  • Ensure that all staff under your direction are equipped with and are using the proper personal protective equipment, comply with company policies and procedures, and ethical standards
  • Coach and mentor Intermediate Project Managers, Coordinators/Administrators, and Scientific team members, cultivating a highly functioning team
  • Manage direct reports, providing supervision, guidance, and mentorship
  • Review and approve timesheets, expenses, vacation time, and training requests
  • Develop performance plans to help employees grow and prosper; oversee the quality of work produced
  • Professionally address issues as they arise; including, but not limited to delays in resource procurement, sudden personnel shifts, or interpersonal conflicts

 Project management

  • Lead business development initiatives such as bids and proposals aimed at growing Aski’s service offer in the reclamation sector
  • Identify and procure necessary resources, estimate project budgets, set project scopes and schedules, and consolidate the information into project plans
  • Conduct project monitoring, management, and evaluation
  • Monitor, track, and control outcomes; facilitate project team meetings along the way to ensure performance measures and milestones are being met
  • Attend project kick off meetings and periodic site visits throughout the project; ensuring all stakeholders are content, specifications are being met, and any client concerns are addressed
  • Oversee reclamation construction sites to ensure compliance with design, project specifications, regulations, and safety codes
  • Delegate and assign project tasks to Senior Scientists, Project Coordinators, or other direct reports accordingly
  • Coordinate activities by setting work schedules, building work assignments, and setting priorities
  • Maintain shift schedules to ensure sufficient employee coverage
  • Plan and conduct meetings with employees to communicate team targets, goals, and projects
  • Ensure consistent professional client communications and establish communication matrixes
  • Ensure third party contracts are in place as it relates to the project and ensure agreements with multiple parties are adhered to
  • Responsible for review and sign-off on monthly invoices to clients
  • Maintain billable targets as set by General Manager
  • Once a project concludes, assess the project’s overall success, including the performance of those involved; provide quality assurance to clients
  • Ensure our field programs across northeastern British Columbia are properly lead, certifying technical excellence, safety, and quality of deliveries
  • Assume overall responsibility for project health and projects budget/financials

 Education and Skills

  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in Environmental Sciences, Earth Sciences, Biology, Civil Engineering, or related discipline considered an asset
  • 10 + years’ project management experience, PMP designation would be an asset
  • 5 + years’ experience in reclamation work
  • Knowledge of and experience with environmental standards, and regulations or guidelines and federal and provincial regulations
  • Work experience within the upstream oil and gas industry and/or mine reclamation
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Level 1 First Aid, WHMIS, and H2S
  • BC Driver’s License

Demonstrated abilities in:

  • Project, Resource, and Budget Management
  • Leadership and Decision Making
  • Health and Safety
  • Team Development and Management
  • Subcontractor Management
  • Client Liaison

 How to apply

If you are interested in this senior level position within our organization, please submit your application to


Aski Reclamation LP

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