Environment Manager – Vancouver BC


Job Description:

The Role and the Company 
We are Lehigh Hanson. Our products build cities and towns, including stadiums that hold thousands of fans, and bridges that support millions of vehicles. We have thousands of employees across hundreds of locations in the U.S. and Canada, making us North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, and related construction materials.
We might be a big company, but we appreciate and encourage our people to share their ideas and help shape our future. With our diverse product lines and locations across North America, there are opportunities to explore different roles and work on a variety of exciting and interesting projects. We’re a tight-knit team. While we strive to be the best, we do it with an attitude that is humble, accessible and down-to-earth. We don’t ask you to “fit in” to our culture. We invite you to add to it.

Reporting to the Director, Sustainable Resource Development, the Environment Manager is responsible for assisting with the environmental compliance and performance requirements at all assigned facilities in British Columbia. This role works with multiple levels of management to support all environmental permitting, due diligence assessments, reporting, and all required compliance activities for Lehigh Hanson’s construction materials business, including sand, gravel, and hard rock mines, concrete ready-mix plants, and asphalt plants. This position is ideal for someone who is self-motivated and enjoys problem solving and collaborating in a team setting.

What you’ll get to do:

  • Lead operational permitting applications, environmental impact assessments, stakeholder and Public open houses, and First Nations consultation required to develop new aggregate reserves and to establish facilities for the material businesses.
  • Prepare and coordinate all environmental permits, reports, and related requirements for facilities.
  • Manage the due diligence and environmental assessments for land acquisitions and divestments. 
  • Interpret impacts to business lines from current and emerging environmental regulatory requirements at all levels including Federal, Provincial, County, Municipality, City, etc.
  • Ensure continuous improvement of environmental systems, programs, and strategies and promote environmental best practices at all facilities.
  • In collaboration with Corporate and Operational management, ensure standards, programs, and initiatives are implemented, integrated, and effective.
  • Collect applicable environmental compliance data and prepare required reports.
  • Track and report all corporate-required metrics in support of HeidelbergCement 2030 Sustainability Goals.
  • Identify environmental issues that require capital expenditure, assist in the preparation of requests for capital approvals, and lead the implementation of the chosen solution.
  • Ensure compliance requirements are met through organizational and procedural measures including implementation of Corporate guidelines, completion of required training, and monitoring compliance.
  • Provide guidance and training to all levels of the organization to ensure all employees act in an environmentally responsible manner and carry out their activities in compliance with all applicable environmental regulations and legislation.
  • Complete site inspections and audits providing recommendations and ensuring follow-up on corrective actions.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or combination of training and experience in Environmental Management or another related field
  • Field experience in industrial settings is an asset.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team setting.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of applicable legislation and regulations.
  • Effective problem solving and written/oral communication skills
  • Experience with negotiating and bringing stakeholders together to stimulate positive change and build strong relationships.
  • Capable of using and implementing online management and reporting systems.
  • Ability to travel throughout BC as needed

What we have to offer:

  • Competitive compensation package and paid time off vacation policy, benefits, and pension plan 
  • Opportunities for training, development, career growth within a global organization
  • A diverse, inclusive, supportive, and innovative work environment with best in-class people

Work Environment:

  • Role operates in an office and manufacturing environment with moving mechanical equipment, inclement weather, heat, humidity, elevated noise levels, and dusty conditions.
  • Our pre-employment process includes: reference checks, a medical including drug & alcohol testing, and a criminal record and drivers abstract check may be required.


Lehigh Hanson – Canada

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