Intermediate Environmental Scientist
Vertex
Vancouver , British Columbia
3d ago

OVERVIEW

Vertex is currently accepting applications for full-time, permanent Intermediate Environmental Scientist(s) to join our team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and executing upstream oil and gas and industrial projects in accordance within Vertex guidelines and project scopes.

This role will focus on reclamation & remediation projects including, development of work plans and cost estimates, initial assessment of sites for potential impacts, conducting assessment work, completing, and managing monitoring programs for regulated sites in British Columbia, reclamation site inspections, detailed site assessments, and supervision of light duty reclamation work.

This individual will play a critical role in the execution of all aspects of the project while delivering a cost-effective approach that exceeds our client’s expectations.

CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Diploma or higher education related to environmental sciences, biology or other related discipline.
  • Currently possesses a professional designation (or in training designation) applicable for conducting professional sign off in British Columbia.
  • Minimum 4 to 7 years of environmental work experience with experience in : Phase I and Phase II program executionRemediationReclamationGroundwater monitoringSpill responseDetailed Site AssessmentsVegetation management / reclamation site inspectionsPreparing reclamation closure reports for submission in British Columbia
  • Project management experience is an asset cost estimates, scheduling, budget tracking client interactions and communications.
  • Experience in executing upstream environmental assessment, remediation, and reclamation projects.
  • Willingness to work in the field for extended periods of time; willingness to travel within Western Canada as required
  • Excellent communication and technical reporting skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of contaminated sites and reclamation regulations in British Columbia
  • Hydrogeology background a strong asset
  • Experience with developing assessment, remediation or reclamation cost estimates is an asset.
  • RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Spend up to 80% of work hours performing technical field activities on environmental projects.
  • Environmental Assessments (Phase I and II)
  • Reclamation
  • Spill response
  • Groundwater monitoring
  • Detailed Site Assessments
  • Vegetation management / reclamation site inspections
  • Regulatory submissions
  • Responsible for project coordination, cost control and project scoping to ensure effectively versatile solutions are developed to meet client’s regulatory needs and budgets;
  • Responsible for both field and office execution of environmental projects with an emphasis on field work
  • Active stewardship of Vertex and client safety programs is expected.
  • Responsible to build relationships within Vertex, with regulators and clients to effectively develop and manage projects within the environmental business unit.
  • Mentor and coach junior environmental staff
  • LOCATION

  • This position will be based out of Vancouver, BC
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Compensation is commensurate with education and experience
  • A comprehensive benefit package is provided
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