Why join us?
SNC-Lavalin Inc., Environment & Geoscience (E&G) is seeking an Intermediate Biologist to coordinate and conduct environmental impact assessments (EIA), aquatic and/or terrestrial habitat assessments, and manage environmental regulatory approval processes for a wide variety of clients.
Based out of Burnaby, the main purpose of the Biologist position includes, but is not limited to, providing regulatory and technical support to project managers and clients in support of various projects. In addition, the Biologist will provide mentoring to staff and participate in business development initiatives.
How will you contribute to the team?
- Plan, manage and conduct biological surveys/inventories and assessments (experience across multiple disciplines is an asset) in accordance with applicable protocols/methods
- Act as a key resource and client contact for diverse set of environmental assessment management and permitting projects
- Supervise field work and mentor junior field staff
- Assist in or lead the preparation of regulatory approval and permitting applications
- Prepare environmental protection and mitigation plans to facilitate regulatory approvals
- Prepare technical reports associated with regulatory approvals or compliance requirements
- Prepare proposals and cost estimates
- Ensure technical quality of work including field methodology and review of client deliverables (proposals, reports and mapping)
- Establish and maintain relationships with government and regulatory agencies
What will you contribute?
- University Degree in Biology/Ecology or related studies
- Professional designation is an asset (e.g. R.B.Tech, R.P.Bio.)
- Minimum of 5-7 years’ experience conducting and managing biological (i.e. wildlife, vegetation, wetlands, fisheries) studies
- Previous consulting experience in BC is an asset
- EIA experience in BC is an asset
- Broad knowledge of other biology disciplines outside of specialty areas (vegetation, wetlands, wildlife etc.) is an asset
- Knowledge and understanding of BC forest ecosystems, vegetation, and wildlife habitat
- Proven knowledge of provincial and federal environmental legislation and regulatory process (e.g., BCEAA, IAA, WSA, Fisheries Act, SARA, DAS or others)
- Working knowledge of the current survey protocols in BC
- Proven ability to develop, manage and conduct biological studies in a variety of ecosystems
- Proven ability to develop and implement practical mitigation and management plans as a component of environmental management planning and implementation
- Environmental monitoring experience an asset
- Demonstrated professionalism and commitment to continuous improvement
- Recognized ability to work independently and succeed in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary team environment
- Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to write and/or review complex biological studies and reports
- MS Office skills
What we offer at SNC-Lavalin:
- Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes
- Competitive salary
- Flexible benefits
- Defined contribution pension plan in which SNC-Lavalin contributes
- Employee Share Ownership Plan (ESOP)
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- Learning and Development programs, training, career opportunities
- Safe and healthy work environment
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