Intermediate Environmental Professional

Environmental Operations · Vancouver, British Columbia
Department Environmental Operations
Employment Type Full-Time (Salary)
Minimum Experience Experienced

Title: Intermediate Environmental Professional

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia

Direct Report: Manager, Reclamation - Remediation

 

H3M Environmental Ltd. is seeking an experienced and motivated Intermediate Environmental Professional to work as part of the Remediation / Reclamation team, in the management and execution of environmental assessments, contaminated site remediation, surface reclamation and monitoring projects for clients throughout Western Canada. The qualified candidate will play a very important role in our continued growth and portfolio diversification.

 

The Intermediate Environmental Professional / Environmental Scientist will be responsible for safely executing soil sampling, characterization and management activities for a large infrastructure project.  The role also has a strong focus on supervising teammates, writing and reviewing technical reports and coordinating / communicating with the Project Manager, consultants and sub-contractors.

 

This position is mostly based in the field (80 to 90%) with some minor percentage of office component for data processing and reporting.

 

The ideal candidate possesses advanced technical skills in soil sampling and characterization, contaminated soil management and disposal, as well as experience with groundwater monitoring and sampling techniques.  The role offers professional growth opportunities in pre- and post-construction planning, project management, and training and mentoring junior and entry level staff.

 

The work requires technical knowledge in the areas of soil science, contaminated site management, and groundwater monitoring in accordance with the British Columbia (BC) Contaminated Sites Regulation (CSR), site specific Construction Environmental Management Plans (CEMPs), as well as the use and interpretation of applicable provincial regulatory requirements and guidelines.

 

Role and Responsibilities
Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead coordination and execution of environmental assessment activities during active construction
  • In-situ and ex-situ soil sampling and characterization
  • Supervise excavation, storage and handling of contaminated soils
  • Monitor and sample groundwater monitoring wells, as required
  • Manage complex field data and provide initial interpretations to make field-related decisions
  • Assist the Project Manager in ensuring delivery of high-quality products in accordance with regulatory requirements and project scope
  • Prepare high quality scientific and technical reports in accordance with quality assurance / quality control procedures
  • Develop and maintain work plans, budgets, and schedules
  • Participate in H3M’s Health & Safety Program
  • Supervise, train, and mentor junior environmental staff and Indigenous workers aligned to H3M core values, standard operating procedures, and technical protocols

 

Qualifications

  • University degree or technical diploma in an environmental discipline (e.g. environmental science, environmental engineering, geography, earth science, biology, or soil/reclamation science)
  • 3+ years of progressive experience within the energy or resource development sectors in an operational or consulting capacity
  • Experienced and knowledgeable in BC Contaminated Sites Regulation and associated Hazardous Waste Regulation, guidelines and industry best practices as they pertain to environmental site assessment, remediation and reclamation
  • Demonstrated effective leadership skills and strong independence in scheduling, prioritizing and completing work tasks
  • Strong ability to conduct field assessments and collect/manage large amounts of data
  • Attention to detail and ability to produce professional deliverables on time and on budget
  • Ability to coordinate project planning, logistics, and preparation for field work
  • Ability to make complex decisions with consideration of appropriate inputs
  • Verbal and written communication skills, technical report writing skills
  • Valid Driver License
  • Member or eligible for membership with an environmentally related professional association
    (e.g. P. Ag, AScT, R.P.F, R.P.Bio, P.Eng, P.Geo, P.Chem, etc.) would be beneficial


Why H3M Environmental?

We are a positive, culture driven environmental firm providing quality solutions through a focus on strengthening relationships. We strive to put the right people in the right chairs and provide them with the necessary resources to grow and succeed as both individuals and teammates.


Fun. Reliable. Authentic. Accountable. Adaptable.

These are our core values. If you share the same passions and would like to be a part of our dynamic team please apply today!


H3M values and promotes the diversity of the people it hires and serves. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Department
    Environmental Operations
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time (Salary)
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced