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Site Assessment & Remediation Student/Intern

  1. Edmonton
  1. Environment & geoscience

Site Assessment & Remediation Student/Intern

Why join us?

SNC-Lavalin Environment & Geoscience is the environmental line of business within SNC-Lavalin Inc., 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.

SNC-Lavalin is currently seeking a Student/Intern to join our Site Assessment & Remediation team with potential to work out of either our Calgary or Edmonton office. This will be an eight (8) months term position starting in May 2021 and end in December 2021. The successful candidate will join a local team focused on delivering high quality products for a variety of clients.

As a Student/Intern, you will be assisting in the completion of 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 assisting with project coordination, subcontractor supervision, cost tracking and report preparation for peer review.

The successful candidate will be mentored by a variety of environmental professionals (Engineers, Agrologists, Geologists, and Technologists) and will gain valuable experience in the environmental consulting industry.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Participating in environmental and hydrogeological assessments including Phase I and Phase II, Environmental assessments and soil and groundwater sources and sampling programs

  • Documentation of field activities and managing sample shipment to analytical labs

  • Preparation of technical reports

  • Historical data review and subsequent site inspections

  • Groundwater monitoring and sampling

  • Hydraulic conductivity testing

  • Surface soil and water sampling

  • Soil vapour sampling

  • Assist with Phase I and Phase II environmental site assessments

  • Assist with the installation of groundwater monitoring wells

  • Assist with remedial excavations

  • Photograph and document site activities

  • Prepare technical reports

  • Communicate with on-site personnel and Project Manager

  • Promote Health and Safety programs and culture

  • Work as a team with other regions as opportunities arise

What will you contribute?

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Enrolled in Civil Engineering, Geological Engineering or Environmental Engineering

  • Computer skills in MS Office, Excel, CAD

  • Superior written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to work and travel throughout Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba and British Columbia

  • Ability to work independently and safely with minimal supervision and/or as a member of a team

  • Exceptional organizational and innovative problem-solving skills

  • Self-motivated, a team player and a high level of energy

What we offer at SNC-Lavalin:

  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes

  • Competitive salary

  • 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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