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Golder Associates Environmental Engineer in TERRACE, British Columbia

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?

Do you want to develop your career in a role with a growing group of environmental engineers and scientists? Do you want to build rapport with excellent clients, and share experience with a wide ranging group of professionals? How about taking part in exciting, challenging and new projects that push you to your professional limits? If you answered yes to any of these questions – we want to hear from you.

Golder has a new opportunity for a Contaminated Sites Environmental Engineer or Scientist, in Terrace, BC to join our Environmental Remediation & Water team on a full-time basis. Our team investigates and remediates contaminated sites in British Columbia and the Yukon for clients from a wide range of sectors, including mining, oil and gas, transportation, ports & harbours and government agencies. We work on everything from redeveloping small urban brownfields to helping clients plan, manage and execute large-scale projects. Our approach focuses on understanding our clients, being efficient in our project planning, and applying the best available science and remedial engineering to technical challenges.

An overview of your role will include:

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

  • Preparing and adhering to site-specific health and safety plans to mitigate or eliminate risks to oneself and other Golder staff, client’s personnel and the public

  • Planning and executing contaminated site investigation and remediation projects

  • Data interpretation and technical reporting related to environmental site assessments and remediation projects, including integrating the contributions from colleagues into a high-quality project deliverable

  • Developing proposals and scopes of work for our clients

  • Managing multiple project deadlines, budgets and scope changes

  • Applying the best available science and remedial engineering practice

  • Collaborating with other disciplines on multidiscipline projects

  • Providing excellent service to existing and potential clients and building client relationships

You will have a background in:

  • A Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in a relevant discipline such as environmental engineering, contaminant hydrogeology, or geology; we value a multi-disciplinary approach to our work

  • 3-5 years of experience in environmental consulting in British Columbia using the Environmental Management Act and related regulations; candidates with transferrable skills from other jurisdictions, industry or government will also be considered if they can show how those skills translate to the contaminated sites regulatory process in BC

  • An excellent attention to detail and problem solving abilities

  • Strong data evaluation, report writing and verbal communication skills

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

  • Professional registration with EGBC

  • Valid BC Drivers Licence

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

Please note – As part of the hiring process, you may be requested to participate in a one-way video interview.

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.

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



Title: Environmental Engineer

Location: BC-TERRACE

Requisition ID: 21002910