Forestry Project Manager 

This position is a full-time role beginning immediately based out of our Calgary or Cochrane office.

CCI Inc. has established itself as the “go-to” company of highly qualified and experienced forestry, pipeline and environmental specialists working together as a team to bring an integrated and complementary approach to each project.

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 have also recently expanded our footprint by merging with Geoterra Integrated Resource Solutions in British Columbia. Now is the best time to join our winning team!

Summary of Position:

We are looking for high achievers that want to have a positive impact on the natural landscapes of Alberta! You will have a diverse workload that includes work for forestry, agriculture and energy industry clients.

The Project Manager manages the development, implementation and evaluation of major projects. Projects are taken from original concept through to final completion. This position’s primary focus is managing multiple major projects that are of local interest, have a range of stakeholders, and typically are short in duration.

Reporting to the General Manager, 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 project management and business development.

Accountabilities:
  • Manages and implements major projects in accordance with project management standards.
  • Determines project scope, defines project deliverables and develops project charters to align with the requirements of the major project.
  • Develops and maintains a broad range of stakeholder relationships to achieve project objectives and leads consultation sessions.
  • Prepares reports containing graphical, tabular, cartographic and written documentation of work results. Presents analysis results to clients and/or company executive. Provides recommendations to the executive and clients regarding policy development, resource allocation decisions and stewardship issues.
  • Provides updates to the Operations Manager and/or General Manager on project status and progress.
  • Develops and implements all consultation and communication plans.
  • Plans and conducts project evaluations and post-implementation reviews and documents findings for future reference.
  • Manages the overall change control process throughout the life cycle of the project, including changes to the written scope statement, project schedule, budget and deliverables.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
  • Post-secondary education in a natural resource field.
  • Extensive experience with multiple aspects of forest management such as silviculture, planning and forest development.
  • Registered or able to register with AAFMP and or Association of BC Forest Professionals (RPF, RFT).
  • Positive attitude, highly organized, and proven ability to supervise and mentor junior staff members
  • Willingness to work in various locations throughout Alberta and BC.
  • 2-5 years experience in the forest industry.
  • Ability to work independently in the outdoors
  • Valid Alberta Drivers License

Other Assets Skills and Training:
  • Standard First Aid & CPR, ATV Safety Training and H2S Alive
  • Knowledge of Esri-based field and office products
  • Experience with timber cruising, silviculture surveying, FireSmart, tree planting program supervision and / or cutblock layout

Benefits:
  • CCI has an industry competitive, extended health and benefits plan.
  • CCI supports our employees with professional development opportunities and payment of professional dues.
  • CCI pays for all travel and accommodations, including per-diem, while away from home.
  • All training required to complete work safely will be supplied.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please submit your resume to hr@ccisolutions.ca