Site Investigation & Remediation (SIR) Team Lead

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

An opportunity exists for a highly motivated, personable, and very organized Team Lead (TL) for our Site Investigation and Remediation (SIR) team within our Alberta-based Environmental Services Business Centre. You will report directly to the Practice Leader and work closely with the Leadership team and peer TLs within the BC. As a TL, you will form a key part of the leadership team and will help grow our business through ongoing recruitment, retention, and development of staff.

Stantec’s SIR team provides a full range of environmental assessment and remediation services, providing our clients with integrated, professional, and sustainable solutions to their environmental concerns. Our SIR team is dedicated to managing environmental issues professionally and proactively. Our team members work on a variety of projects, including environmental monitoring, in-situ/ex-situ remedial design and implementation, Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments and complex Brownfield redevelopment projects. Our staff of professionals includes specialists in environmental site assessment, site remediation, and hydrogeology. We help our clients reduce their environmental liabilities by developing comprehensive assessment and remediation programs. We provide integrated, multidisciplinary services to identify and assess liabilities and risks, and develop solutions for site management, remediation, and mitigation.

Growing your career sometimes means taking chances and moving outside of your comfort zone. It also means raising your hand for opportunities that further your technical, leadership, and client services skills. If you are interested in evolving your professional experience, apply today!

Your Key Responsibilities

– Daily operational management of up to 15 SIR professionals, ranging from junior field focused staff to senior project managers and subject matter experts
– Communication of the organization’s operational expectations and execution of the strategic vision of the team
– Resource planning and management of team by monitoring staff utilization and availability
– Work with team members to align their professional challenges with their career plans and business goals
– Conduct Goal Setting and Performance Review process for team members and work with leadership to make sure training plans and performance targets are identified and met
– Maintain a focus on recognition and morale building within the team and planning staff appreciation initiatives
– Provide on-going performance evaluation and targeted constructive feedback to team and initiate performance management when needed
– Collaborate with safety personnel and leadership to support mandatory training requirements of team members
– Initiate and chair SIR team meetings
– Attend regular TL meetings with Leadership and Human Resources
– Contribute to compensation, leadership level and job category discussions
– Lead or participate with recruiting and onboarding of new personnel through identifying potential candidates, reviewing resumes and participating in the interview process
– Work with the team to drive new technical initiatives or service lines
– Participate in project work as part of the R&R team and achieve 50% utilization

Your Capabilities and Credentials

– Proven experience and ability to lead a diverse group of individuals in a fast-paced dynamic work environment
– Dynamic leader with the ability to work collaboratively and motivate people toward a shared vision
– Creative, solutions-focused thinker with strong inter-personal and communication (written and verbal) skills
– Active and empathetic listener, experienced in navigating difficult personal and professional conversations aimed at a positive and productive outcome
– Committed and supportive delegator who is highly organized, able to multi-task and prioritize
– Confident and collaborative decision maker
– Skilled and transparent communicator with a demonstrated history of providing effective positive and constructive feedback to staff

Education and Experience

– Bachelor’s degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in environmental or natural sciences such as degree in Environmental Science, Geology, Hydrogeology or Engineering or relevant technologist certificate program
– Minimum 5 years of relevant environmental experience, preferably within a professional consulting environment
– Knowledge of relevant provincial and federal regulations and guidelines
– Previous leadership or management experience is desirable

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Stantec is proud to offer a hybrid work environment and the opportunity to work from one of our Alberta offices and your home office may be considered. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather. Ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s’ talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

How to apply

Apply to this position through our job posting on Stantec’s career page: