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Golder Associates Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist in OTTAWA, Ontario

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 Junior Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist to join our Environmental Permitting and Monitoring team on a full-time basis based in Ottawa, Ontario .

An overview of your role will include:

  • Provide full cycle Project Coordination and Management Services, which will include:

  • Initiating and managing projects from the proposal stage to completion;

  • Developing project scopes of work and budgets;

  • Preparing proposals;

  • Tracking time and expenses to projects, allocating staff and resources, compiling invoicing information and maintaining project files;

  • Conducting and scheduling and supervising resources to ensure projects are progressing efficiently;

  • Generating reports and correspondence; and,

  • Identifying and rectifying site issues and project concerns.

  • Provide Industrial/Occupational Hygiene services to our clients, which will include:

  • Conducting qualitative and quantitative worker exposure assessments of chemical, physical, biological agents;

  • Conducting Indoor Air Quality Assessments (IAQ);

  • Conducting hygiene, health and safety compliance/conformance and management systems audits;

  • Providing Hazardous Materials Management Expertise, including:

  • Conducting building assessments for hazardous materials, including asbestos, lead, and mould;

  • Preparing, developing, and tendering remediation specifications for hazardous material removal, including asbestos, lead and mould; and,

  • Providing on-site inspection services for hazardous materials abatement and remediation projects, including contractor oversight, air sampling, and reporting.

  • Actively participating in and encouraging adherence to our Health and Safety program and industry best practise;

  • Conducting training programs;

  • Developing and maintaining good working relations with existing and perspective clients;

  • Participating in the development and mentoring of professional and technical staff; and,

  • Assisting in the development and growth of our company.

You will have a background in:

  • Bachelor’s degree in EHS, occupational health, environmental science or a related discipline ;

  • A minimum of 1 years of relevant consulting or industry experience;

  • Certification as a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) or actively working towards certification;

  • In depth knowledge of occupational health and safety legislation;

  • Working knowledge of industrial hygiene practices and indoor air quality assessments including maintenance and calibration of field equipment;

  • Experience in providing services and/or training in hazardous materials management considered as asset;

  • Proven ability to participate as part of a team of skilled professionals;

  • Demonstrated commitment to execute and deliver the highest quality service;

  • Availability and willingness to travel periodically within North America as required, occasionally for extended periods of time. Frequency and duration of travel and site work will depend on business and client needs.

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.

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of Golder (member of WSP). Given the importance of keeping one another safe and the growing list of our clients including vaccination status as part of their mandated health and safety requirements to work with them, you will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Golder (member of WSP) as a condition of employment. You may also be required to undergo additional immunization to maintain a fully vaccinated status against COVID-19 whenever local Public Health Authorities recommend additional immunization.

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.


Title: Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist

Location: ON-OTTAWA

Requisition ID: 21003185