Risk Assessor - Human Health and Ecological

  1. Environment & geoscience

SNC-Lavalin Inc.is a global engineering and construction firm with offices across Canada, in over 35 other countries around the world and currently working in approximately 100 countries. We are recruiting the best and the brightest: people who are truly passionate about what they do. This is your chance to showcase your talents and skills by joining our project teams worldwide. Open the door to a world of opportunities: www.snclavalin.com.

Environment and Geoscience’s Risk Assessment Group has expertise in human health and ecological toxicology, aquatic and terrestrial ecology, biochemistry, and soil science.  This expertise has been applied to conduct human health and ecological risk assessments, develop site-specific, risk-based guidelines and remediation objectives, prepare risk management plans for operating or decommissioned facilities, develop environmental quality guidelines, and communicate risk to clients, regulatory agencies, landowners and stakeholder groups.

Our Risk Assessment Group provides services to various clients/industries, including the upstream and downstream petroleum industry, the mining industry, federal and provincial government agencies, law firms, industry associations, fertilizer production, and wood treatment companies in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Newfoundland and the Northwest Territories.


•Writing effective proposals and reports, with most reports submitted to the BC Ministry of Environment in support of obtaining regulatory instruments;

•Developing appropriate budgets for risk assessments and delivering reports on time and within budget;

•Communicating complex scientific material to a wide variety of audiences;

•Conducting human health and ecological risk assessments; and,

•Consulting with clients and regulatory agencies.


•Masters degree from a recognized institution in natural sciences, biology or toxicology is an asset

•Bachelor’s or advanced degree in biology or toxicology, and must have a professional designation (e.g., RPBio) or be eligible for registration

•3 or more years of experience with risk and contamination site assessment;

•Work experience with BC Environmental Management Act, Contaminated Site Regulation and Federal Guidance within BC or Canada;

•Knowledge of human health and ecological risk assessment models;

•Familiar with Microsoft Office Suite and proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel;

•Proven report writing and risk assessment skills;

•Ability to work effectively in a team environment, as well as independently.

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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