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Intermediate Environmental Scientist - Site Assessment and Remediation

  1. Edmonton
  1. Environment & geoscience

Intermediate Environmental Scientist - Site Assessment and Remediation

Why join us?

SNC-Lavalin Environment & Geoscience offers consulting services in the following areas: Site Assessment and Remediation, Impact Assessment and Community Engagement, Highways and Bridges, Geoenvironment and Materials, Hydrogeology, Water Resources and Risk Assessment, Air Quality and Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Sustainability, Environmental Management and Planning, Geographic Information Systems, Rural Development, Waste Management.

SNC-Lavalin is seeking a career oriented Intermediate Environmental Scientist with experience leading assessment and remediation projects. This position will report to our Edmonton, Alberta office.

This position will be responsible for completing fundamental tasks related to Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments, including groundwater monitoring and sampling, remedial excavations, and spill response. Other technical responsibilities may include project coordination, subcontractor supervision, cost tracking and report preparation for peer review.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Historical data review and subsequent site inspections

  • Groundwater monitoring and sampling

  • Hydraulic conductivity testing

  • Surface soil and water sampling

  • Soil vapour sampling

  • Supervision of drilling activities

  • Installation of groundwater monitoring wells

  • Supervision of remedial excavations

  • Photographic and written documentation of site activities

  • Communication with on-site personnel and Project Manager

  • Assist in communicating and building relationships with clients

  • Promoting Health and Safety programs and culture

  • Working as a team with other regions as opportunities arise

What will you contribute?

  • Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Geology, Engineering, or Sciences with eligibility for professional designation

  • Minimum of 2 years of progressive experience encompassing project coordination and project execution, and contractor supervision with emphasis in the areas of contaminated site assessment, groundwater monitoring and sampling and remediation

  • Candidates with experience working in multiple settings, both geographically and industrially (e.g., upstream, midstream, and downstream for the oil and gas sector, as well as others) are preferred

  • Demonstrated technical skills in field activities related to Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments (ESA) including groundwater monitoring and sampling techniques, various drilling techniques, soil sample collection and logging, soil vapour sampling, remedial excavations, spill response and quality assurance / quality control protocols

  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work well in a team environment

  • Self-motivated, high energy, strong organizational and time management skills

  • Willing to undertake field work year-round and travel throughout Western Canada, at times for extended periods (weeks)

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in the English language

  • Capable of understanding and appropriately applying prescribed safety and technical protocols

  • Candidates must possess a valid Class 5 Full driver’s license with a clean driving record

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

  • A safe and healthy work environment

Local Candidates will be preferred and no relocation package will be offered.

While SNC-Lavalin would like to thank all those that apply, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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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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.


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