Project Manager, Environment and Community Consultation

Reporting Relationship

 As part of Potentia’s Regulatory & Compliance team, this position reports directly to the Director, Environment & Community Consultation.

Accountabilities and Key Functions

 The Project Manager, Environment and Community Consultation will support the detailed environmental permitting work required during construction of company projects. The incumbent will also support the Community Consultation work of the Regulatory and Compliance team.

Key Functions include:

  • Provide direct environmental compliance and community consultation support to the Director of Environment and Community Consultation and the business development, construction, engineering, finance and operations teams.
  • Manage environmental permitting requirements for projects across Canada and internationally.
  • Manage the collection and submission of data required to satisfy environmental permit and reporting requirements.
  • Oversee the preparation of environmental documents by third parties and assess/edit for accuracy, clarity, and general content.
  • Prepare reports for use by company personnel and regulatory agencies.
  • Coordinate responses to any comments or requests for supplemental information from governmental authorities on environmental permit applications.
  • Work with business development to consult and engage with governmental authorities, indigenous groups, public, stakeholders and adjacent landowners adhering to external relations requirements.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Strong understanding of environmental policy, agency processes and permitting requirements for renewable energy projects in Canada and a demonstrated ability to quickly learn requirements in new jurisdictions
  • Strong understanding of environmental impacts and mitigation measures for construction projects and post-construction mitigation and monitoring programs for wind projects
  • Knowledge of environmental issues management during construction projects
  • Experience preparing community engagement plans and hosting public meetings, open houses and other consultation events
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Minimum Requirements 

  • Minimum three to four (3-4) years of environmental permitting work-related experience, of which at least two (2) years included coordinating and/or managing large environmental assessments and securing construction permits/approvals (preferably for renewable energy projects)
  • Accredited four (4) year degree or global equivalent in applicable field of study (e.g., Environmental Studies) or equivalent experience
  • Valid Ontario Class G Driver’s Licence
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the time


Friday, February 28, 2020

How to Apply

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