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Golder Associates Intermediate Water Quality Specialist 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 of ownership.

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

Golder has a new opportunity for an Environmental Scientist with a specialty in Water Quality to join our Water team on a full-time basis.

We work on a wide variety of water quality projects for clients across Canada and need to grow our multi-disciplinary team. Office location for the successful candidate is flexible: Most of our practitioners are in Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, and Yellowknife , but applicants may be based in other Canadian cities in our network of offices.

An overview of your role will include:

  • Leading project teams and able to effectively delegate, supervise and mentor junior staff to deliver on complex deliverables for water quality-related studies

  • Able to critically evaluate data and able to work independently (when needed) to apply your technical knowledge to prepare high-quality work deliverables

  • Able to design and oversee water quality monitoring programs, baseline environmental characterizations, regulatory compliance, and water quality assessments

  • Able to apply a client-focused approach and demonstrate business acumen in developing proposals and scopes of work for our clients

You will have a background in:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. water quality, environmental science, aquatic sciences, limnology, environmental engineering)

  • 5 to 10 years of previous work experience in environmental consulting or industry

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with a solid understanding of statistics suitable to the work

  • Passion for working in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team environment with strong interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated expertise with Canadian MDMER guidance and application of water quality guidelines is desirable

  • Higher-level training in applied statistics or computer programming is desirable

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

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Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and 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: Intermediate Water Quality Specialist

Location: AB-CALGARY

Other Locations: CA-AB-EDMONTON

Requisition ID: 21001173