Consultant, Assistant Project Manager (Mid - Level)
at ERM Consultants Canada Ltd.


Posted in Education
30 days ago

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Job Description

Environmental Resources Management (ERM) is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, and social consulting services. We are currently seeking an outstanding professional to join any one of our Canada offices as an Assistant Project Manager. We are seeking an organized, hands-on professional with self-initiative, positive team attitude, attention to detail and technical quality who is interested in supporting Project Managers on a variety of projects.

The role requires experience in the mining or energy sector with some experience with environmental assessment, permitting or environmental field programs, and an interest in applying knowledge and skills to solve complex challenges. The successful candidate will be a member of a larger project management team, will interact with a multidisciplinary team and will become a member of an extensive team of global environmental and social experts.

This posting is designed for a motivated, career-minded person who enjoys problem solving and working within a multi-stakeholder environment, and would like to pursue a project management career path.


  • Provide high-quality project support while successfully juggling multiple deadline-driven tasks.
  • Communicate and follow up with clients regarding specific projects and their goals.
  • Support the management of projects from the proposal phase to report completion, including coordination of multidisciplinary teams to deliver on project deliverables.
  • Financial tracking of project budgets.
  • Creation and maintenance of project schedules.
  • Support preparation of proposals.
  • Work with multiple projects within client's scope/budget/schedule expectations.
  • Compile and evaluate data and assist in report preparation.
  • Coordinate with subcontractors.
  • Coordinate field schedules/logistics.
  • Ensure proper health and safety planning and execution of work in a safe manner.
  • Build strong collaborative relationships with other ERM employees.


  • Bachelor degree in Sciences, Environmental Engineering or related field.
  • 3+ years of consulting experience, or environmental industry experience.
  • Ability to follow directions and take initiative when required.
  • Excellent communication, accounting and organization skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office, especially excel and various project management approaches.
  • Ability to multi-task, maintain flexibility, and work independently with minimal supervision in a deadline driven environment.

Beneficial Assets

  • Microsoft Project or Primavera P6 experience
  • Experience collecting field data for environmental disciplines such as wildlife, terrestrial ecology, soils, wetland and aquatic biology, or hydrology.
  • Bilingual in English and French/Spanish

If you are looking for new challenges and desire to be part of a leading company and work with specialized professionals with international standards, this will be your opportunity.       

For the Consultant, Assistant Project Manager position, we anticipate the annual base pay of $61,928– $65,271 CAD.  An employee's pay position within this range will be based on several factors including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, performance, shift, travel requirements, sales or revenue-based metrics, and business or organizational needs.  We also may have instances where compensation may be outside of the range, based on the factors noted above.  This job is also eligible for an annual discretionary based performance bonus.

We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, paid parental leave, medical, dental, vision, life, disability and AD&D insurance, 401(k) or RRSP/DPSP, and any other benefits to eligible employees as applicable.

You can apply for this role through or through the internal careers portal if you are a current employee.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, or any other form of compensation that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company's sole discretion, consistent with the law.

Who We Are:

As the largest global pure play sustainability consultancy, we partner with the world's leading organizations, creating innovative solutions to sustainability challenges and unlocking commercial opportunities that meet the needs of today while preserving opportunity for future generations.

At ERM we know that creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment is an essential part of making our company a great place to build a career. We also see our diversity as a strength that helps us create better solutions for our clients. Our diverse team of world-class experts supports clients across the breadth of their organizations to operationalize sustainability, underpinned by our deep technical expertise in addressing their environmental, health, safety, risk and social issues. We call this capability our “boots to boardroom” approach for its comprehensive service model that allows ERM to develop strategic and technical solutions that advance objectives on the ground or at the executive level.

Please submit your resume and brief cover letter. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.

ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

ERM is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. 

Thank you for your interest in ERM!