Company: Wood
Skills: Environmental Engineer, Regulatory Compliance
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Oakville, Ontario, Canada

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood has a permanent employment opportunity for a Senior Air Quality and Carbon Management Specialist as a key member of Canada's Decarbonisation team. This dynamic role will require a solid technical background, in combination with demonstrated experience interfacing with clients, regulatory agencies and other stakeholders.

The successful candidate will join our Air Quality practice based in Ontario, working on a broad range of projects across Canada and internationally.

This role can be based in any Wood office location across Canada with the option to work remotely.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Provide technical direction for the successful completion of projects for clients in the mining, industrial, transportation, and government sectors.
  • Strategic advisor to the air quality team on regulatory and technical matters


  • Apply a thorough understanding of current and emerging policy, regulations, guidelines, and best practices related to decarbonisation projects and initiatives
  • Establish and maintain positive and effective client relationships
  • Manage projects related to greenhouse gas management solutions such as inventory and regulatory reporting support, verification/validation and audit services, and evaluation of mitigation options
  • Develop proposals with technical, financial, and contractual considerations
  • Support GHG and air quality studies prepared in support of federal and provincial Environmental Assessments
  • Technical writing, report preparation, and senior technical review, including QA/QC of technical documents
  • Liaise and work with other technical specialists as part of multi-disciplinary project teams such as facilities and infrastructure engineers, economists, and specialists in transportation, mining, infrastructure, and other environmental disciplines
  • Support marketing and business development efforts
  • Provide technical support and mentoring of junior and intermediate colleagues
  • Promote Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE) policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines in the execution of all work


Skills / Qualifications




  • Minimum of 10 years directly related consulting, industrial and / or regulatory experience
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, atmospheric sciences, or related science field, with preference given to advanced or engineering degrees
  • Expertise in developing GHG inventories and carbon footprinting, including those involving Scope 3 emissions, Land Use Changes, and avoided emissions for industrial facilities, transportation, and/or municipal clients. Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) or energy modelling experience would be advantageous
  • Understanding of current and emerging climate change policies, global standards, protocols, and programmes, and regulatory frameworks , pertinent to carbon footprinting and decarbonisation
  • Candidate must have, and be able to demonstrate, excellent verbal and written English communication skills and must be detail oriented;
  • Reliability, strong work ethic and ability to work in a team-oriented environment are a must
  • Ability to effectively work on multiple project tasks while meeting cost, scope, and schedule requirements
  • Project management experience, including scope and budget management
  • Diverse industry experience, including infrastructure, manufacturing, waste management, energy, and mining projects
  • Leadership and business development skills, including experience building and maintaining productive relationships with clients
  • Demonstrated ability to lead small groups of air quality specialists and a desire to mentor staff.


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.



Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.