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Jr. Environmental Engineer or Scientist

Employer
SNC-Lavalin - GLOBAL - FEED
Location
Bedford, Nova Scotia, Canada
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Oct 25, 2021
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Job Description

Why join us?

SNC-Lavalin provides cutting-edge engineering, procurement, construction and financing solutions to projects in more than 100 countries around the world. From the Canadian Arctic to the Southern African region and Australasia, our multicultural workforce is driven by a fierce pride in their work and a pioneering vision.

SNC-Lavalin is truly a global leader in its field and has been chosen to design and build some of the most prestigious projects in the world.

SNC-Lavalin is seeking an energetic Jr. Environmental Engineer or Scientist, or person qualified to be GIT or EIT, to join our Site Assessment and Remediation (SAR) team in the Atlantic region to evaluate, enhance and protect the environment at sites throughout Atlantic region and other areas of Canada. The successful applicant will be a member of our team of national environmental consultants and will receive training in all facets of contaminated site assessment and management. You will work with experienced technical and professional staff in a safe, diverse and flexible work environment, be challenged with interesting and demanding projects, develop new technical and managerial skills and responsibilities, and contribute to the success of our projects and Clients. 

Your role and responsibilities will initially include conducting field work on a wide range of environmental investigations, remediations, and construction projects.  Safely and accurately conducting field work is the cornerstone of all of our projects, so your role carries a great deal of importance, responsibility and opportunity.  As you develop in your career, it is expected that you will take on additional responsibilities including project staff and subcontractor oversight, project coordination and management, proposal and project reporting, budget development and management, quality management, regulatory understanding and compliance, and client management. Your Manager will review your performance and progress with you regularly and will work with you to create professional development plans to foster your career growth.

How will you contribute to the team?

Under guidance from senior staff, completion and coordination of environmental field activities on Phase I & II Environmental Site Assessments (ESA) and/or Designated Substance Surveys including:
  • Completing field investigations in accordance with standard operating procedures, including, sampling of soil, groundwater, surface water, sediment and soil vapour or collection of representative building materials/components for analysis. These projects may be completed as part of individual site investigations or to support environmental remediation projects.
  • Supervising and directing subcontractors during the completion of utility clearances, daylighting, borehole drilling and monitoring well installation, excavation and other work.
  • Following and enforcing rigorous health and safety standards and protocols at work sites.
  • Documenting investigations including in field note taking, photographic logs, and site surveys in accordance with standard operating procedures.
  • Assisting with the installation, operation, and maintenance of remediation systems.
  • Assisting with project planning and coordination.
  • Compiling, processing and presenting field data in tables, figures and plans.
  • Analyzing data following standard methods.
  • Assisting with project reporting and proposal preparation.


What will you contribute?
  • University degree in Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, Geological Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Earth Sciences, Geology, Hydrogeology or equivalent with potential to be licensed as a Professional Engineer or Geoscientist.
  • 0 to 5 years related experience.
  • Able to implement technical solutions under the guidance of Senior Staff.
  • A quick learner able to become familiar with work procedures, plans and programs in a short period of time.
  • Self-motivated, independent worker with strong organizational skills and the ability to manage time and multiple projects appropriately.
  • Capable of understanding and appropriately applying prescribed safety and technical protocols.
  • Willing to undertake field work year-round and travel throughout the Atlantic Region, sometimes for extended periods, sometimes extending outside of the Atlantic Region.
  • Excellent judgment and creative problem solving skills.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude with capability of troubleshooting mechanical systems is an asset.
  • Proficient computer skills.
  • English proficiency in reading and writing, and good communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Much of the work will take place in natural settings, on construction sites, at industrial sites or other regulated environments which will require the candidate to wear personal protective equipment including construction safety gear.
  • Ability to undertake work requiring moderate physical exertion such as long periods of standing; walking over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces; lifting; recurring bending or similar activities.
  • Surveying (level), total station and GPS experience is an asset.
  • The candidate will be required to obtain necessary Government of Canada security clearance upon hiring.
  • Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.


What we offer at SNC-Lavalin?

At SNC-Lavalin, you will enjoy competitive compensation, a safe and healthy work environment, and a full range of benefits (ie.: group insurance, retirement savings plan, share purchase plan, continuing education program, etc.).
  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Motivational financial package & flexible benefits.
  • Defined contribution pension plan in which SNC-Lavalin contributes.
  • Work equipment provided according to the season (boot, bib, helmet, gloves, etc.).
  • Employee Share Ownership Plan (ESOP).
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
  • Learning and Development programs, training, career opportunities.


Additional Information:

At SNC-Lavalin, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.  

SNC-Lavalin cares about your privacy. SNC-Lavalin and other subsidiary or affiliated companies of SNC-Lavalin (referred to throughout as “SNC-Lavalin”) are committed to protecting your privacy. Please consult our Privacy Notice  on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data.

By submitting your personal information to SNC-Lavalin, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Notice.

Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices around the world, SNC-Lavalin's employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions – including capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance – to clients in oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure and power. On July 3, 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. https://www.snclavalin.com

Worker TypeEmployee

Job TypeRegular

At SNC-Lavalin, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.

SNC-Lavalin cares about your privacy. SNC-Lavalin and other subsidiary or affiliated companies of SNC-Lavalin (referred to throughout as “SNC-Lavalin”) are committed to protecting your privacy. Please consult our Privacy Notice on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data.

By submitting your personal information to SNC-Lavalin, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Notice.
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