Junior/Intermediate Environmental Engineer or Scientist
Stantec
Saint John, New Brunswick
3d ago

Description

Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth.

We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise.

We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support.

Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

We are currently seeking candidates for the position of Junior / Intermediate Contaminated Sites Professional to support our Environmental Services team from any of our offices in Atlantic Canada (Fredericton, Moncton, Saint John, Charlottetown, Dartmouth, Sydney, or St. John’s).

Our Environmental Services Team is dedicated to helping our clients manage issues professionally and proactively. Our team of professional engineers, scientists and technical support staff provide specialized services to a wide variety of sectors across Canada including manufacturing, industry, commercial, transportation, and government.

We offer a full suite of services including contaminated sites assessment and remediation, emergency response services, hazardous materials assessment and abatement, industrial hygiene, and auditing (environmental and health and safety).

You will be involved in all stages of project execution, from supporting field programs to preparing final deliverables and will have the ability to contribute in many of our services as you start or continue your career.

What We Offer

While we offer a competitive compensation package, we recognize that is not always the most important component of a satisfying work experience - we also offer :

Flexible work schedule.

Ability to bank hours to use as flex time off, or be paid for hours worked above a standard week, according to provincial legislation.

Industry leading benefits package.

A career planning process that supports you in designing a fulfilling career.

Access to industry experts to support your career growth.

A large Atlantic team that is intimately connected to our national team allowing access to work on the most impactful work from whatever office you sit.

Your Key Responsibilities

Be responsible for adhering to Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE) Policies, Procedures, Standards and Guidelines in the execution of all work.

Learn and apply new technical skills for the design, planning, and execution of environmental projects.

Complete environmental field sampling including soil, water, sediment, air and biota as required by the project.

Work as part of small and large teams both in person and remotely.

Manage tasks and project work under senior guidance according to approved scopes of work and deliver quality reports on schedule and within budget.

Support project financial management and scheduling.

Prepare reports, workplans and proposals using Stantec templates and following our quality standards.

Participate in business development activities, including preparing proposals and building relationships with current and prospective clients.

Interact and interface with clients and environmental regulators where appropriate.

Execute work on Federal projects (including obtaining required personal security screening) following Federal methodologies.

Assist in analyzing current and emerging technical issues, and implementing actions to proactively address market, business, regulatory, and / or economic issues.

Provide supervision, training, technical direction and mentoring to junior staff as your career progresses.

Apply technical and business knowledge and methods to develop creative, effective, and economical solutions to address project concerns.

Execute specific technical tasks or requirements for projects.

Contribute to Stantec’s corporate profile through active participation in professional associations and committees.

Conduct peer reviews of routine and moderately complex work by colleagues or more junior practitioners.

Collaborate with Stantec service lines to create integrated project solutions for clients.

Qualifications

Your Capabilities and Credentials

The successful candidate may demonstrate the following capabilities :

Desire to promote HSSE policies and procedures.

Advanced skills in technical writing.

Skilled in communication and technical information exchange with clients, engineers and scientists, government regulators and agencies, and academia, as well as non-technical communication to the public.

Disciplined approach to project execution and technical excellence.

Ability to provide written and verbal direction on project delivery.

Shows leadership in striving to continuously improve technical performance.

Champions new ideas and initiatives and creates an environment that supports creativity and innovation.

Builds and maintains productive professional and personal networking relationships.

Participates in collaborative efforts within the region and beyond to deliver consistent, high quality and appropriately scoped technical work.

Business development activities including client networking and proposal preparation.

Good driving record and valid driver’s license required.

Experience in the completion of some or all of the following :

sampling and analysis of environmental mediaphased environmental site assessmentshazardous materials assessments and abatementindustrial hygiene assessmentsemergency responsehuman health and / or ecological risk assessmentsremedial action plan development and implementationsafety and environmental compliance auditingdesign and implementation of compliance monitoring plansdemonstrated success in developing and maintaining excellent client relationships

Education and Experience

A degree in civil or environmental engineering, geology, hydrogeology or environmental science, or related field.

Preferred 2 to 6 years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education (e.g., advanced degree) and experience.

Licensed to practice as a professional engineer or geoscientist in your province of practice would be an asset, currently or in the near future.

A certification as an Environmental Professional with ECO Canada (CEA or EMSLA) would be an asset or experience auditing in accordance with CSA Z1000-06 and ISO 14001 : 2015 standards.

Bilingual in French and English would be an asset

Typical office environment working with computers. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us.

Join us and redefine your personal best!

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