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Environmental Scientist

  1. Environment & geoscience
  2. Calgary, Edmonton
R-068621

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Environmental Scientist

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.

The Environment division of SNC-Lavalin Inc. is a rapidly growing full-service consulting firm that is dedicated to responding to the changing needs of our clients.  We are committed to providing solutions driven environmental services to assist clients in planning, managing and conducting their projects. Our growing organization is seeking like-minded individuals to join our Contaminated Site Assessment, Remediation and Reclamation team.

With the above vision in mind, SNC-Lavalin is looking for career-oriented, intermediate-level project staff in our Calgary or Edmonton office

How will you contribute to the team?

To perform this role successfully, the candidate will be responsible for but not limited to the following:

  • Historical data review and subsequent site inspections.
  • Groundwater monitoring and sampling.
  • Hydraulic conductivity testing.
  • Surface soil and water sampling.
  • Soil vapour sampling.
  • Supervision of drilling activities.
  • Installation of groundwater monitoring wells.
  • Supervision of remedial excavations.
  • Photographic and written documentation of site activities.
  • Communication with on-site personnel and Project Manager.
  • Assist in communicating and building relationships with clients.
  • Promoting Health and Safety programs and culture.
  • Working as a team with other regions as opportunities arise.

What will you contribute?

  • Diploma or Degree from a program with relevant subject matter.
  • Minimum of 3 years of progressive experience encompassing project coordination and project execution, and contractor supervision with emphasis in the areas of contaminated site assessment, groundwater monitoring and sampling and remediation.
  • Demonstrated technical skills in field activities related to Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments (ESA) including groundwater monitoring and sampling techniques, various drilling techniques, soil sample collection and logging, soil vapour sampling, remedial excavations, spill response and quality assurance / quality control protocols.
  • Candidates with experience working in multiple settings, both geographically and industrially (e.g., upstream, midstream, and downstream for the oil and gas sector, as well as others) are preferred.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Self-motivated, high energy, strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Willing to undertake field work year-round and travel throughout Western Canada, at times for extended periods (weeks).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in the English language.
  • Capable of understanding and appropriately applying prescribed safety and technical protocols.
  • Candidates must possess a Valid Class 5 Full driver’s license with 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 (i.e.: group insurance, retirement savings plan, share purchase plan, continuing education program, etc.).

You think that a career in our team could match your profile, submit your application online now!

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Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a fully integrated professional services and project management company with offices around the world dedicated to engineering a better future for our planet and its people. We create sustainable solutions that connect people, technology and data to design, deliver and operate the most complex projects. We deploy global capabilities locally to our clients and deliver unique end-to-end services across the whole life cycle of an asset including consulting, advisory & environmental services, intelligent networks & cybersecurity, design & engineering, procurement, project & construction management, operations & maintenance, decommissioning and capital. – and delivered to clients in key strategic sectors such as Engineering Services, Nuclear, Operations & Maintenance and Capital. News and information are available at snclavalin.com or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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