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Golder Associates Environmental Engineer / Scientist in CALGARY, Alberta

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

Golder has a new opportunity for a Geo-Environmental Scientist/Engineer to join our Environmental Remediation team on a full-time basis based in Calgary. The successful candidate will work with our Geo-Environmental Team, which consists of professional geoscientists, engineers, environmental specialists, and technicians.

An overview of your role will include:

  • Serve as a Project Manager and/or Coordinator across the life cycle various Geo-Environmental projects such as, Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments, remediation, groundwater monitoring programs, soil Vapour assessment and monitoring programs

  • Participation in a team environment, working closely with Project coordinators, other Project Managers, Senior Project Directors/Technical Leads and Field Technicians/Scientists/Engineers

  • Preparing Health and Safety plans and Emergency response plans

  • Preparation of proposals and cost estimates

  • Scheduling of field staff and subcontractors

  • Compile data for reports

  • Report writing and review, including preparing conclusions and recommendations

  • Project accounting, tracking and reporting requirements to the terms of reference under Golder’s Master Services Agreements

  • Training junior staff in environmental practices including Phase I and II ESAs, drilling, surveying, groundwater sampling, oversight of remediation etc.

  • Training other Golder staff on site specific health and safety

  • Interface with clients to ensure needs are met and projects/proposals are moving forward - Work with other members of the team to ensure provision of the support necessary for completion of projects

  • Work with and provide support to other members of the Environmental Remediation Group in sharing health and safety, project management, project completion and client service responsibilities

  • Assisting with site assessments and remediation processes, including characterization and remediation of contaminated sites (including design and implementation of remedial strategies) and regulatory liaison; familiarity with the regulatory environment in Saskatchewan/Alberta is an asset

  • Liaise with Golder staff external to Alberta, to share with, and assist as required

  • Travelling when required to conduct project work

  • Demonstrating a “Safety-First” focus and acting as a role model to other staff

  • Maintaining a high standard of behaviour to uphold Golder’s reputation and demonstrating a commitment to our Core Values

  • Provide support to Senior staff

  • Performing other tasks as required

Qualifications - External

You will have a background in:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geology, Hydrogeology, Environmental sciences, Civil, Geotechnical or Environmental Engineering

  • Academic qualifications which give the candidate eligibility for professional registration in Alberta (P.Geo or P.Eng.)

  • 4 - 7 years of relevant experience

  • Project Management and coordination experience

  • Strong team player – ability to work with all levels of an organization

  • Detail-oriented with a focus on quality of work

  • Highly effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Sound understanding of the need for health and safety procedures in the workplace/Possess a safety conscious attitude

  • An analytical mind; someone who is able to make recommendations on the next steps for client sites

  • Strong field experience and willingness to work in the field on projects as needed

  • Ability to work patiently with and help train less experienced team members

  • Strong interpersonal, communication and key judgment skills

  • Understanding of the Alberta Environmental regulations such as Tier 1 and Tier 2 guidelines,

  • Flexibility to work extra hours and for business travel when required

  • Must have a valid driver’s license

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • On the job training, mentoring, and coaching

  • Global projects and travel opportunities

One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Platinum member status 15 consecutive years

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder, now a member of WSP, is a leading, global consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 30 countries, Golder’s 6,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

Golder Associates Ltd. is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA), and all other applicable legislation. Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities upon request.

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Title: Environmental Engineer / Scientist

Location: AB-CALGARY

Requisition ID: 21001878