Environmental Practitioner / Account Manager

SynergyAspen Environmental
September 13, 2023
Fort St. John & Port Moody, BC/Calgary, AB
Job Type
Must have relevant experience
Salary Type
Based on Experience
Bachelor's Degree, Other
reclamation, remediation, contaminated sites, environmental consulting
Office Phone Number
British Columbia


SynergyAspen's purpose is to reduce our clients’ environmental footprint. We are a growing environmental consulting firm that provides clients with exceptional service and value, and our employees with meaningful careers. Our areas of expertise include remediation, reclamation, and natural sciences, with a specialty in upstream oil and gas work in Northeast BC.

The primary function of the Environmental Account Manager is to manage a client portfolio in a cost effective, innovative, and value-added manner to meet or exceed client objectives in compliance with all regulatory requirements. This role will work with our clients to plan, budget, and manage the direction of a project portfolio and share SynergyAspen's relentless drive for continuous improvement. This position reports to the COO.

Your Key Responsibilities: 

  • Monitor and ensure compliance with portfolio objectives, direction, and budgeting requests, while managing projects and mentoring junior staffs.
  • Lead remediation programs, including Stage 1 and 2 ESAs, Phase I and IIs, soil and groundwater treatment, soil and groundwater monitoring and risk assessments.
  • Lead reclamation programs, including Schedule B and detailed site assessments.
  • Prepare and organize the execution of proposals.
  • Provide ongoing updates to the client to meet their communication needs with excellent levels of service.
  • Ensure project staff meet, maintain, or exceed client specific health and safety requirements.
  • Responsible for review and sign-off on monthly invoices to clients, managing and forecasting client budgets.
  • Spend client approved project and/or portfolio budget.
  • Undertake occasional travel to Calgary, Fort St. John, Vancouver, or other destinations to meet with clients or to deliver staff training, as needed.
  • Expand services with existing clients through cross-selling SynergyAspen’s various lines of business (Remediation, Reclamation and Natural Sciences).
  • Ensure chargeability goals are met for yourself and your reports and provide ongoing evaluation of workload.
  • Provide professional supervision and guidance to direct reports and junior employees.
  • Any additional tasks as required.

What SynergyAspen Offers You: 

  • An opportunity to be a leader in the adoption and use of technology for an environmental consulting company with the purpose of reducing our clients’ environmental footprint.
  • An opportunity to expand your expertise, and work for a company with integrity of purpose
  • An opportunity to develop your career in a growing company from three (3) different office locations (Fort St. John & Port Moody, BC and Calgary, AB).
  • Competitive compensation and comprehensive extended health benefits.
  • Eligibility for educational and professional membership dues reimbursements.
  • Eligibility for profit sharing.
  • External and internal training budget.
  • Flexible work schedules and banked time.
  • Business-casual dress code.
  • Pet friendly offices.
  • Remote work flexibility (if the role permits).


  • 15+ years relevant experience in environmental consulting, with 10+ years of project management experience.
  • B.Sc., M.Sc., or Ph.D. in a related discipline and a professional designation (e.g., P.Eng, P.Geo, P.Chem, P.Ag. etc.) recognized in BC (or eligible to apply). Professional designation in AB is considered an asset.
  • Experience in contaminated sites, natural sciences, or reclamation, with knowledge of BC OGC Regulations.
  • Experience in managing large portfolios, technically complex projects, managing budgets > $2M/year, and overseeing cost controls.
  • Experience managing and dealing with clients in a professional and timely manner.
  • Experience managing a team, while providing training and mentorship to juniors.
  • Energy, intelligence, and integrity; Your drive for exceptional client experience is relentless.
  • Proactively lead and collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Reliable attention to details, remarkable accuracy, and professional organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication, technical writing, and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Outlook, Teams, Excel, and Word.
  • Commitment to safety.

How to Apply

Submit all applications to our career board at https://synergyaspencareer.humi.ca/job-board or visit our website at www.synergyaspen.ca and select Apply under our Current Postings.

Applications are welcomed from all individuals, including women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of our company. Successful candidates may be required to submit reference checks, criminal background checks, and education verification.

We thank all interested applicants for their interest, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Your resume will be kept on file in case future opportunities arise.

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