Project Manager QPESA-ENV


Job Description

ECOH is currently looking for a Project Manager QPESA to join our Environmental team. As a Project Manager QPESA you will be a core member of the Environmental team, primarily responsible for managing and conducting a variety of deliverables including Phase One and Two Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs), Site remediation, filing a record of site condition, onsite & excess soil management (in accordance with O.Reg. 406/19) projects. The Project Manager/QPESA will apply his/her experience related to the RSC process, RSC submissions and excess soil management, and will hold a P. Geo (Ontario) or P. Eng (Ontario) and a QPESA designation with a high degree of technical knowledge and a minimum of 5 to 10 years of related industry experience as a QPESA.

Employment Type: Full Time, Permanent

ECOH is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available on request.

Roles & Responsibilities

Here is what you will be doing:

  • Overseeing a team of Environmental Technologists / Environmental Scientists, Senior Environmental Technologists / Senior Environmental Scientists, and junior staff, ensuring that Corporate Standards are met in all regards.
  • Delegating responsibilities and providing direction and instruction to junior staff according to ECOH standards and techniques.
  • Ensuring an environment of good communication so that employees’ concerns are addressed.
  • Working with the Operations Manager to ensure that project resources meet or exceed established guidelines for standards of performance.
  • Serving as the link between the junior staff and the Operations Manager to identify and close training gaps.
  • Providing consistent constructive and meaningful feedback to junior staff.
  • Participating in the Employee Development Program (EDP) and providing relevant and meaningful input with respect to the reviews of the assigned team.
  • Communicating with the Operations Manager to provide information related to assigned staff (progression, issues, developments).
  • Overseeing and managing all aspects of consulting projects.
  • Composing proposals and reports.
  • Conducting technical peer reviews and assisting with Sr. review of Phase One/Two ESAs, remedial action plans, risk assessments and implementation of remediation work, with a focus on Record of Site Condition and Excess Soil Management Projects.
  • Providing technical direction, training and mentorship to Environmental Technologists / Environmental Scientists, Senior Environmental Technologists / Senior Environmental Scientists and Jr. Project Manager(s).
  • Managing, supervising, and occasionally completing environmental sampling activities at various types of contaminated sites, including, but not limited to industrial, commercial, military, and other federal, provincial, and municipal sites. These responsibilities will mostly consist of the coordination of work done by other staff and/or subcontractors.
  • Planning, conducting, supervising, reporting, and reviewing the work of others for consulting projects.
  • Designing programs to meet the scope of work and regulatory requirements.
  • Participating in project and financial management including financial analysis.
  • Management of Client and their expectations.
  • Maintaining quality control, quality assurance and policy compliance
  • Participate in marketing activities and client development.
  • Providing presentations and publishing technical articles.
  • Ensuring all aspects of health and safety compliance.


Here are the skills you will possess:

  • A University degree in Geological Sciences or Environmental Engineering is required.
  • Professional accreditation – P.Geo. (Ontario) or P.Eng. (Ontario) and QPESA designation required.
  • Experience related to the RSC process and RSC submissions.
  • Experience in Excess Soil Management projects as a QPESA
  • A minimum of 5-10 years experience in a related field/industry as a QPESA.
  • Strong understanding of Municipal, Provincial and Federal regulations.
  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment, including (if required) respiratory protection, specialized clothing, work boots, hard hats hearing protection, fall arrest, etc.
  • Ability to lift boxes, equipment and/or coolers not exceeding 20kg.
  • Time and resource management- ability to provide field staff with the appropriate direction, guidance, and instructions.
  • Ability to provide feedback to staff consistently, constructively, and appropriately.
  • Demonstrates strong support of corporate initiatives and plans.
  • Willingness to share technical knowledge and expertise with peers.
  • Excellent employee and client relations skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with fellow project managers, senior management, clients, and contractors, demonstrating strong interpersonal skills.
  • Sound judgement pertaining to business and project activities.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong budgetary skills exercised for the management of projects and resources.
  • Strong written/verbal communications skills- Demonstrates the ability to present technical data effectively to internal staff and clients.
  • Ability to travel out of the city or province for extended periods (i.e., several days to weeks at a time.
  • Valid driver’s license and adequate insurance must be maintained at all times.
  • General to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, Adobe, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Knowledge and understanding of other technical related software programs (as required).