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Project Scientist

  1. Cranbrook
  1. Environment & geoscience


  • Assisting with the developing work plans and budgets for contaminated sites investigation or remediation projects
  • 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
  • Supervision of subcontractors and subconsultants
  • Supervision or mentorship of junior professional staff involved in carrying out field programs, ensuring project requirements are communicated and health and safety protocols are adhered to
  • 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 for review by senior or technical specialists
  • Working directly with Project Managers and other project team members to meet client deliverables on time and on budget
  • 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
  • Interfacing directly with clients, responsible for client satisfaction on projects as required


  • An undergraduate or graduate degree in Earth Sciences or Environmental Science is preferred
  • Ideal candidates will possess at least 3-5 years’ direct or related experience, in the areas of contaminated site investigation and remediation programs including Phase 1/2, field investigation and monitoring programs, field management and coordination of contractors during site investigations and remedial programs, report writing and interpretation of provincial and federal environmental regulations
  • As the position will involve field work, the candidate must be willing to work in varying climatic conditions and be willing to travel to remote locations and work away from home for extended periods
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills
  • Working knowledge of Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Valid Class 5 driver's license

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.

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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