Golder Associates Junior Scientist 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 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 a Junior Scientist to join our Remediation & Risk team on a contract basis based in Ottawa, Ontario .

An overview of your role will include:

  • Assisting project managers with environmental related consulting projects including preparation of proposals, coordination and scheduling of resources;

  • Conducting environmental investigations including field monitoring and logging of test borings and groundwater wells and collecting samples for air, soil and groundwater;

  • Conducting Phase I Environmental Site Assessment and other Environmental Due Diligence related activities;

  • Participating in design and implementation of environmental remediation projects;

  • Collecting, analyzing and interpreting data and assisting with report preparation;

  • Developing your technical and project management skills and learning about the consulting business;

  • Participating in a team environment;

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

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

You will have a background in:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering or Natural Resources, or similar scientific/engineering disciplines;

  • Eligibility for P.Eng. or P.Geo. in Ontario;

  • Ability to work in field, including remote locations on a rotational basis as required.Field time may be as much as 75% of work time;

  • Ability to work weekends and evenings as required to meet project commitments;

  • Required valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle;

  • Experience in performing environmental work (as outlined in the position responsibilities) are considered an asset;

  • Knowledge of Ontario Regulation 153/04 requirements for Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments an asset;

  • Bilingualism an asset;

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

  • Excellent writing skills with proficiency using Microsoft products;

  • Strong skills in mathematics, data analyses, and technical writing;

  • Must be capable of effectively representing themselves in a professional setting and must possess good communication skills; and,

  • Candidate must be self-motivated with the ability to interact with colleagues while arriving at solutions to complex project problems.

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Option to purchase shares in Golder

  • Employee owned structure - own the business, own the result

  • 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 11 consecutive years

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 40 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 is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals. As such, Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities, upon request.

To learn more about our company and culture click here to view The Promise of Golder at video.

Title: Junior Scientist

Location: ON-OTTAWA

Requisition ID: 18001313