Environmental Risk Assessor
6d ago

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

Golder has a new opportunity for an Environmental Risk Assessor to join our Contaminated Lands Group team on a full-time basis based in Ottawa , Sudbury, St.

Catharines, London or Kingston, Ontario.

An overview of your role will include :

  • Performs detailed human health and / or ecological risk assessments related to exposure to soil, surface water, groundwater, and air for a range of chemical, biological, and radiological hazards.
  • Interprets and summarizes field, laboratory and toxicological datasets, statistical analysis, and prepare written and graphical material for reports and presentations.
  • Actively resources and reviews industry publications and advancements in the areas of toxicology, environmental chemistry, public health, and related topics;
  • this may include peer and junior publication review.

  • Develops and participates in field programs to collect samples for chemical, biological, and toxicological testing.
  • Delivers on overall management of tasks including planning, scheduling, resourcing, reporting and cost / scope tracking to ensure deliverables are provided on time and within budgets.
  • Supervises junior staff with respect to their technical professional development, current industry standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Increases internal awareness of Risk Assessment service offerings with project teams.
  • Coordinates the planning and execution of small projects. Monitors performance according to the project execution plan, and terms of the contract.
  • Builds an awareness and understanding of key business drivers and financial indicators that make Golder successful.
  • Provides technical input at client meetings as required.
  • Qualifications

    Your skillset will include :

  • Bachelor of Science in Toxicology, Environmental Science, or equivalent degree from an accredited University, and five (5) years of relevant experience.
  • Holds or is working towards obtaining a post graduate degree.
  • Experience in the consulting industry.
  • Holds a professional designation / affiliation in the province / territory of work (if applicable).
  • Familiarity with environmental sampling methods, risk assessment guidelines and statistics.
  • Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels.
  • Sharing information effectively at the right time and level with the right stakeholders.
  • Building partnerships, communicating, and working collaboratively with diverse groups of people to meet shared objectives.
  • Effectively planning and organizing either own work and / or the work of others and setting appropriate priorities that align with Golder’s strategy.
  • Understanding and being aware of probability or threat of damage, injury, liability, loss, or any other negative occurrence that may be caused by external or internal vulnerabilities, and that may be avoided through pre-emptive action.
  • Focusing on and consistently achieving results even under difficult circumstances.
  • Your benefits at Golder will include :

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages
  • Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment
  • Global projects and travel opportunities
  • One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Platinum member status 15 consecutive years

    Renowned for technical excellence, Golder, now a member of WSP, is a leading, global consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients.

    With over 165 offices in over 30 countries, Golder’s 6,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

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