Environmental Scientist, Geoscientist or Engineer

  1. Environment & geoscience

SNC-Lavalin E&G is currently seeking a Environmental Scientist, Geoscientist or Engineer for our Burnaby, BC office.  This employment opportunity will allow the successful applicant to support SNC-Lavalin’s Site Assessment and Remediation team on a variety of projects for various clients primarily in BC.

Our Burnaby office offers a diverse variety of projects, clients and industries, an enthusiastic team of professional, technical and administrative staff, and opportunity for growth and advancement for a career-oriented professional.

Our commitment to excellence extends to our workplace where we offer a flexible work environment, competitive compensation and benefits including a generous Pension program and an Employee Share Ownership Plan, in-house training programs, a strong emphasis on health and safety, support for continuing education and professional development, and the opportunity to work with and learn from senior technical experts and experienced professionals.


  • Development  of work plans and budgets for contaminated sites investigation or remediation projects
  • Management of projects and delivery of client services
  • Managing clients and developing plans for client satisfaction
  • Coordination and execution of field programs, including intrusive investigations (drilling and test pitting), monitoring well installation, groundwater monitoring and sampling, soil vapour sampling, and remedial excavations
  • Identifying resource needs to meet project demands
  • Overall project management including budgets, schedule, communication, resources, HSE, and quality
  • Supervision of subcontractors and subconsultants during project execution
  • Supervision, mentorship, and training of junior professional staff involved in carrying out field programs, ensuring project requirements are communicated and health and safety protocols are followed
  • Preparation of technical reports including: documenting of field activities and methods; evaluation and interpretation of field observations, laboratory analytical data, and geological/hydrogeological conditions; and preparation of conclusions and recommendations
  • Working directly with a wide range of project team members to develop client deliverables
  • Identifying business opportunities for growth
  • Maintaining current knowledge of applicable provincial and federal environmental regulations and technical guidance
  • Actively promote proper implementation, culture, and continued use of Health and Safety, Quality Assurance programs, corporate policies, and procedures


  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in environmental engineering, geoscience or science, and must have a professional designation (e.g., P.Eng., P.Geo., or P.Ag.) or be eligible for registration
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of relevant experience in the area of contaminated sites investigation and remediation
  • Your experience should include preparation and review of work plans and reports for Stage 1/2 PSIs, DSIs and remediation programs including planning and execution of soil, groundwater and soil vapour investigation programs, interpretation of field observations, interpretation of laboratory data with respect to provincial and federal environmental regulations, assisting with preparation of technical reports, evaluation of remedial options, and preparation of technical specifications.  Must be familiar with the CSR process, and requirements for obtaining regulatory closure
  • Proven experience in field project execution, supervision and coordination of junior field or office staff and subcontractors, data management, data review and interpretation, technical report writing
  • Proven experience in project management: Budget development/control, scope management, scheduling, and quality
  • Strong client management skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral) combined with positive team-oriented attitude
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Valid driver’s license and willingness to work in the field or travel to remote locations if required for more complex field assignments, site visits, or meetings with clients or other stakeholders

Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices around the world, SNC-Lavalin's employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions – including capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance – to clients in oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure and power. On July 3, 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. http://www.snclavalin.com

At SNC-Lavalin, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences

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