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Reclamation Professional / Project Scientist

  1. Fort St John
  1. Environment & geoscience

Reclamation Professional / Project Scientist

This position is based out of our Environment & Geoscience (E&G) office in Fort St. John and reports to a Project Manager. Your primary responsibility will be to support SNC-Lavalin’s Reclamation team along with the Site Assessment and Remediation teams when required on a variety of projects for various clients, primarily in British Columbia.

The ideal candidate is an environmental professional that will have a broad base of environmental consulting and/or project experience and has the long-term drive, ambition and potential to develop and progress within our organization.

E&G offers consulting services in the following areas:  land reclamation, environmental studies, environmental impact assessments and social impact assessments, habitat assessments and compensation, aquatic life assessments, air quality assessments and greenhouse gas emissions, carbon credits, sustainability, environmental management and planning, geographic information systems, contaminated sites, waste management, mining, water distribution and treatment, pollution control and rural development.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Development of work plans and budgets
  • Management of projects and delivery of client services
  • Coordination and execution of reclamation field programs
  • Identifying resource needs to meet project demands
  • 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 and preparation of conclusions and recommendations
  • Issuing monthly invoices, processing 3rd party invoices and tracking payment
  • Updating client management systems (i.e. Site View, etc.)
  • 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

What will you contribute?

  • A Diploma (or Degree)  in environmental engineering, forestry, agriculture, geoscience or science.
  • A professional designation (e.g., P.Eng., P.Geo., RPF, R.P.Bio., P.Ag. etc.) would be an asset.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience in the area of reclamation.
  • Your experience should include respect to soil classification, plant identification (including noxious weeds), and vegetation performance assessments. 
  • Experience in erosion control and contaminated site assessment are considered strong assets.
  • Proven experience in field project execution, supervision and coordination of junior field or office staff and subcontractors, and technical report writing.
  • Budget development/control, scope management, scheduling, and quality
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral) combined with positive team-oriented attitude
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Valid Class 5 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.

What we offer at SNC-Lavalin:

At SNC-Lavalin, you will enjoy competitive compensation, a safe and healthy work environment, and a full range of benefits (ie: group insurance, retirement savings plan, share purchase plan, continuing education program, etc.).

• Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes

• Competitive salary

• Motivational financial package & flexible benefits

• Defined contribution pension plan in which SNC-Lavalin contributes

• Work equipment provided according to the season (boot, bib, helmet, gloves, etc.);

• Employee Share Ownership Plan (ESOP)

• Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

• 3 weeks of vacation time

• Learning and Development programs, training, career opportunities


The masculine gender is used only to simplify the wording.

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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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