Dillon’s Environmental Sciences technical group is looking for a Junior to Intermediate Risk Professionals to join our multidisciplinary team.
You will have the opportunity to work on new and exciting projects while providing clients with a fully integrated and superior customer experience.
Our team is seeking a junior to intermediate professionals to join our ranks. Work with an industry leading innovative team on projects ranging from analyzing and developing methodologies for freight rail risks and transportation of dangerous goods, to identifying and assessing marine safety risks across Canada’s coasts and more.
Our risk team works on cutting edge projects for a variety of government and private sector clients. Working on this team will provide endless career development opportunities including opportunities to write technical papers and present at conferences, work on award winning projects, help our clients reach their sustainability goals and develop a unique and highly sought after skillset.
This position is available at our Richmond, Calgary, Ontario offices, or any of our offices in Atlantic Canada.
What your day will look like
Risk Project Work (94%)
Contribute to risk projects including research, report writing, fieldwork, as well as stakeholder, rights holder and regulatory consultations
Work with and support intermediate and senior Risk Analysts in carrying out risk analysis, risk reviews, developing innovative risk assessment methodologies, and various aspects of risk projects
Participate in technical workshops, stakeholder engagement sessions and work to develop facilitation and presentation skills
Collaborate with technical and professional staff from across the company and sub consultants to complete various assignments
Assist with the compilation and analysis of complex data from various sources (including databases and spreadsheets), in an effort to decipher and understand the data and then present it in a clear and easy to comprehend format.
Assist with developing various metrics to evaluate the effectiveness of risk mitigation measures as well as assist with developing risk mitigation measures.
Assist in report writing and prepare technical memos, letters, reports and proposals
Ensure professionalism and personal accountability for time management, quality control, troubleshooting of project work, as well as meeting timelines and budget
Learning & Development (6%)
A commitment to self-development and ongoing learning and professional development supported by Dillon’s professional development programs
Contribute to Dillon’s corporate profile through active participation in professional associations and committees
What you will need to succeed
A degree or technical college certificate / diploma in geology, civil or environmental engineering, hydrogeology, or another relevant environmental science, social science, or engineering discipline or equivalent in IT, Business, Planning, or Finance
Minimum of entry level to 7 years’ of experience in risk management, data analysis, research, or environmental consulting
CRM or other risk designation considered an asset Including knowledge of applicable risk management theories and standards (ISO 31000 or equivalent), principles and practice preferred.
Valid Driver’s License
Bilingual in French (working level) considered an asset
Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Strong technical writing skills
Demonstrated ability to work independently and in multidisciplinary teams
Data compilation, interpretation and report writing
Knowledge in several of the following disciplines : program management; project controls environment; risk management theory, principles and practice will be considered an asset
Strong working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of products.
MS Excel (VBA macros) experience, MS Access, MS Project, MS PowerPoint, SharePoint and Software Development experience preferred
Why choose Dillon
Dillon is powered by people who are technically proficient, passionate about socially important projects, and motivated to deliver superior, tangible results.
We strive to remain at the forefront of technology and innovation, and are empowered to continually grow and develop.
We live our core values :
Reliability : words that result in actions build trust;
Achievement : do the work to hit the target;
Continuous development : always learning; always adapting; always growing;
Creativity : discover new possibilities;
Courage : do the things that matter, especially when it’s hard;
Inclusiveness : enabling belonging to draw strength from our differences.
In addition, we offer :
Employee share purchase plan
Dillon is 100% employee owned and share ownership is open to all full-time regular employees.
A competitive compensation package
Comprehensive health benefits
Generous retirement savings plan
Student loan repayment assistance with matching employer contributions
Flexible work hours and remote working options
Dillon values its staff and the contributions that are made each day and understands that work arrangements can differ based on personal needs and business needs.
We are taking a trust-based approach to oﬀer a variety of ﬂexible and remote work options to help balance the competing demands of work and personal life.
Learning and Development opportunities
As a knowledge-based business, the organic growth of our knowledge and skills occur through our work performance and roles.
The creation and sharing of knowledge allows us to take local knowledge to scale, capture lessons learnt through experience, and continuously improve service delivery.
The development of self and others is an evident and measured core behaviour within our organization.
We use a composite approach to development including coaching to build the how, mentoring to share lessons, advising to round out perspectives, and co-creation of knowledge through internal learning opportunities.
Focus on Innovation
The ability to anticipate, examine, and adopt new and innovative solutions is a crucial driver for the continual and progressive advancement of our business performance.
In our culture, people are empowered to reflect and question current practices and seek forward looking solutions to today’s problems and tomorrow’s opportunities.
Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
A variety of EFAP tools and online resources to support well-being are available to all employees.
Our employees can take advantage of wellness subsidy that can be put towards expenses for a variety of health and / or wellness related activities such as gym membership, purchase of home fitness equipment, yoga classes and dance classes
Dillon is a proudly Canadian, employee-owned, professional consulting firm specializing in planning, engineering, environmental science and management.
We partner with clients to provide committed, collaborative, and inventive solutions to complex, multi-faceted projects.
With over 20 offices and more than 1000 employees across Canada, Dillon offers a wide range of services related to building and improving facilities and infrastructure, protecting the environment, and developing communities.
Now operating for over 75 years, we continue to strive for excellence in everything we do. Dillon has been listed as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the past 16 years and has the distinction of having achieved Platinum Club member status in this program.