CCI Inc. (CCI) has an immediate opening for a full-time, Environmental Planner with a specialty in one or more of the following: wetlands, aquatics, botany, soils, range management or wildlife. The candidate will work in our Environment and Regulatory Division conducting planning, permitting and field services, including assisting project teams in the preparation of technical documents that support regulatory application development and submission. The candidate will also be responsible for coordinating and managing discipline-specific fieldwork and reporting.

The Environmental Planner’s primary focus will be to carry out proposal preparations, discipline specific surveys, regulatory applications and related reports. The candidate will be expected to participate in team and independently based work. The candidate will also be expected to support the implementation of CCI’s Health, Safety and Environment policies and develop and follow safety plans during the execution of all phases of project planning and implementation.  


This position is a full-time role beginning immediately, based out of our Edmonton, Calgary or Cochrane office. This role is a blend of approximately 60% office and 40% fieldwork, and the candidate must have the ability to travel to various job sites when needed, including some weekends.


CCI has become a leader in environmental planning for energy, transportation, and industrial developments in western Canada. The following are the responsibilities for this position:

  • Conduct / support discipline specific environmental assessments; 
  • Participate in biological surveys;
  • Compile, input and analyze biological data;
  • Prepare biological reports and regulatory applications;
  • Prepare environmental background reports, construction recommendation reports and environmental protection plans;
  • Prepare regulatory documentation and notifications;
  • Prepare regulatory applications and lead/assist in regulatory permitting process and approvals;
  • Conduct / support pre-construction site assessments;
  • Monitor construction activities in environmentally sensitive areas;
  • Prepare monitoring reports;
  • Prepare maps, figures, and tables;
  • Assist with other environmental planning duties;
  • Manage environmental components of energy and transportation projects;
  • Review, manage and compile all project documentation; and
  • Liaise with clients, construction personnel, stakeholders, and regulators.


This position requires a self-motivated, safety conscious individual who takes great pride in their work. You will have the opportunity to learn from a diverse team of environmental professionals and grow your career into technical positions, project management, and business development.

  • M.Sc. or B.Sc. in biology, agrology, or related field (or equivalent diploma with experience) with environmental planning related experience in Alberta and BC;
  • Professional Biologist (P.Biol.) with the Alberta Society of Professional Biologists, Professional Agrologist (P.Ag.) with the Alberta Institute of Agrology or equivalent;
  • Experience in a similar role of the specialist’s biophysical expertise;
  • Knowledgeable of environmental planning of pipeline, civil and road construction projects;
  • Knowledge of provincial and federal environmental regulatory requirements as it pertains to energy and transportation projects;
  • Experience supervising and coordinating field crews;
  • Experience conducting environmental inspection, monitoring or survey field work;
  • Experience loading and towing trailers, and driving ATVs and 4 x 4 trucks;
  • Valid Drivers License;
  • Professional demeanor;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, planning, problem-solving, and organizational skills;
  • An excellent communicator and team-player, able to work within a multi-disciplinary team environment with a positive attitude;
  • Detail-oriented and have strong organizational skills;
  • Willingness to learn and take additional responsibilities; and
  • Quality and safety-oriented mindset.

Other Assets (Skills & Training):

  • Experience conducting or assisting with other biological surveys is an asset;
  • Experience using various software, including Word, Excel and ArcGIS;
  • Knowledge of Esri-based field and office products;
  • Technical writing; and
  • Safety training courses required to work in Alberta and BC.

About CCI:  

CCI has established itself as the “go-to” company of highly qualified and experienced pipeline, facility, trenchless, construction, geotechnical, and environmental specialists working together as a team to bring an integrated and complementary approach to each project. We offer an unparalleled diversity of work that will ensure the successful candidate is challenged and engaged. At CCI, we work hard to produce results for our clients and are rewarded for our Commitment, Collaboration and Innovation (CCI). CCI has been named one of the Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the tenth year in a row. We have also recently expanded our footprint by merging with Geoterra Integrated Resource Solutions in British Columbia (BC). Now is the best time to join our winning team!

  • CCI has an industry competitive, extended health and benefits plan;
  • CCI supports our employees with professional training and development opportunities and payment of professional dues to help you advance your career;
  • Yearly accrued paid vacation time off;
  • CCI pays for travel, subsistence, and accommodations;
  • Flexible work environment with opportunities to advance your career within CCI’s Group of Companies;
  • RRSP with company match after 1 year of service; and
  • Referral program where you can earn $500 for referring your friends and family.

CCI offers an unparalleled diversity of work that will ensure the successful candidate is challenged and engaged. At CCI, we work hard to produce results for our clients and are rewarded for our Commitment, Collaboration and Innovation. CCI Inc. has been named one of the Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the tenth year in a row.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please submit your resume to