Senior Contaminated Sites Practitioner
BURNABY, British Columbia
1d ago


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

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

Your Opportunity

Stantec is seeking an exceptionally talented and enthusiastic individual who is interested in advancing their career, to join our Site Investigation and Remediation team.

Our team provides a wide range of environmental services in a variety of sectors, including mining, oil and gas, energy, manufacturing, government, insurance, and commercial real estate.

As a Canadian leader in site investigation, remediation, and risk assessment, our group is dedicated to managing environmental issues professionally and proactively.

Our staff of professionals includes specialists in human health toxicology, ecotoxicology, contaminant fate, and transport, risk assessment, site remediation, environmental emergency response, and risk communication.

Our team members have the opportunity to be involved in a variety of projects ranging from brownfield redevelopments to environmental assessments for large-scale developments, evaluating health and ecological concerns associated with contaminants in the environment.

Stantec values work-life balance and is an equal equity employer.

Stantec currently requires a Senior Contaminated Site Practitioner to join our growing Site Investigation and Remediation team in Burnaby, British Columbia.

Your Key Responsibilities

Prepare and support proposals and business development

Manage and liaise with clients in various sectors, including oil and gas, mining, manufacturing, government, insurance, and commercial real estate.

Active participation in project and site investigation and remediation team meetings

Management and interpretation of field data, management of projects, senior technical support of project execution, report quality and / or independent review to confirm deliverables meet client requirements as well as current provincial and federal requirements

Mentorship of site investigation and remediation personnel

Assist with the design of field sampling programs


Your Capabilities and Credentials

Demonstrated knowledge of the various provincial and federal environmental regulations, guidelines and standards related to Contaminated Sites

Previous experience in managing and undertaking projects to achieve BC ENV instruments including Certificates of Compliance

Experience designing and conducting site investigation and remediation studies

Excellent written and oral communication skills (sample of writing may be requested)

Strong interpersonal, organizational and critical thinking skills

Strong business acumen and ability to self-manage and grow a team’s client base

Experience in environmental site assessments / remediation for manufacturing, commercial, mining, transportation (including rail, marine facilities, and airports), government, or oil and gas sectors

Previous consulting experience outside of British Columbia, particularly in Yukon, Northwest Territories, and / or Nunavut considered an asset

Previous experience with implementing and executing field studies

Education and Experience

A Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in one of the Environmental Sciences (Toxicology, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Earth Sciences, etc.

or equivalent. Fifteen or more years of site investigation and remediation experience, more than ten years’ experience in British Columbia preferred.

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.

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