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Project Coordinator

Company: SYLVIS Environmental
Location : New Westminster,BC

* This is an ECO Canada Youth Employment Program position. Preference will be given to pre-approved candidates. For more information on this program please visit: https://www.eco.ca/employers/internship-program/
Company Profile


SYLVIS is an established residuals management firm that provides environmental consulting and operational services to a wide range of clients in both the private and public sectors. SYLVIS exists because we believe that our sustainability is linked to our ability to manage our residuals through innovation. For more information on what SYLVIS does, visit our website at www.sylvis.com.

Job Description


Reporting to your assigned supervisor and Project Manager(s), and based in our Edmonton, AB office, your primary focus will be to ensure the smooth, productive implementation of our operational and consulting projects.  You will be responsible for all aspects of project coordination and will participate directly in field activities.  You are someone with a diverse skill set that is extremely well organized and enjoys time in the field.  Your typical responsibilities include:

• Project planning and implementation at one or more operational reclamation or residuals recycling projects in Alberta and British Columbia
• Coordination of, and participation in, field activities including environmental sample collection and supervision of heavy equipment operations
• Scheduling and supervision of professional / operational contractors and internal resources
• Identification of equipment requirements and coordination of machine operations
• Project status reporting to the Project Manager
• Data tracking and report preparation
• Regular liaison with client representatives
• Preparing and managing safety documentation for operational projects


Our business is built on our technical expertise, our exceptional customer service and our team-based approach to project delivery.  To excel in this position, you need to be prepared to deliver outstanding service by drawing on your previous experiences.  You have:

• An advanced technical diploma or undergraduate degree in an environmental discipline, soil science, plant science, agriculture, or a related discipline
• 1-2 years of experience in environmental monitoring, data management, supervision of heavy equipment contractors, and project coordination
• Experience in client liaison and report preparation
• You are a qualified professional ( PAg,) in good standing in AB, are eligible for transfer to a provincial body through an agreement with a reciprocal organization, or have the qualifications to obtain a professional designation.
• Experience working in consulting and/or customer service is considered an asset
• Direct experience working in mine reclamation or agriculture would be considered an asset

As a member of an interdisciplinary team of professionals you will bring the following qualities to the position:

• A can do attitude, superior attention to detail and quality and ability to get the job done on schedule and on budget
• Exceptional organizational and communication skills
• A willingness to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions
• A willingness to travel (a valid AB driver’s license (or equivalent) is required)


We are passionate about what we do and believe in continuous improvement. SYLVIS offers a healthy, dynamic, fast-paced team-oriented work environment, a commitment to ongoing professional development, the opportunity for rapid growth, and a benefits package. SYLVIS emphasizes professional integrity and the highest work quality that continues to exceed our client’s expectations. We believe that our team-based approach to project delivery and problem-solving makes us stronger; all employees have a critical role in SYLVIS’s success and are valued for their unique skill sets. We like to have fun and celebrate our accomplishments and appreciate a good sense of humour.


If you are interested in this position, we would like to hear from you! Send a cover letter and resume in confidence by visiting our website at www.sylvis.com/our-company/careers or alternatively by emailing us at careers@sylvis.com. In your cover letter, please include a response to the following questions:

• What key skills will you bring to SYLVIS?
• What skills would you like to gain and develop while working for SYLVIS?

We recommend that you submit your application as early as possible as applications will be reviewed as they are submitted.