Position: Environmental Scientist
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline: July 02, 2021
Job Location: Yellowknife
Job Term: Temporary Full Time
Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.
The Stantec Yellowknife office has a vibrant and dynamic environment with unparalleled opportunities for professional growth. Our multidisciplinary northern office is looking for an energetic junior to intermediate-level Environmental Scientist to round out our growing site investigation and remediation practice in Northern Canada.
Yellowknife is the capital of the Northwest Territories and is a remarkably cosmopolitan city of roughly 20,000. It is the commercial hub for projects and communities across the NWT and the wilderness is just steps from our downtown office. In Yellowknife, northern traditions mix with the everyday lifestyles of modern Canadians from all cultures and backgrounds. The result is a unique sense of place that both welcomes newcomers and embraces new ideas.
Up here work-life balance truly exists. Whether you’re interested in outdoor pursuits, arts or history, or just looking to live in a beautiful, small urban center, Yellowknife could be the place for you. Build your career AND enjoy your life!
This is a 6-month contract position with eligibility to be extended or converted to permanent employment.
Your Key Responsibilities
• Manage and undertake Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs).
• Assist with Phase III ESAs and remedial designs.
• Conduct field investigations and related activities involving site inspections, environmental monitoring, and data collection (soil, groundwater, and soil gas sampling).
• Undertake field monitoring and inspections of remediation projects.
• Manage simple projects within scope/budget/schedule expectations and ensure quality standards on project deliverables.
• Communicate with clients in various sectors including territorial, provincial, and local government, commercial real estate, oil and gas, insurance, and mining.
• Assist with the development of proposals, work plans, budgets, and project schedules.
• Prepare regulatory permit applications for a variety of activities.
• Collaborate with Stantec colleagues during project pursuit and delivery.
Your Capabilities and Credentials
• Critical thinking, data analysis, technical report writing, and strong oral and written communication skills are essential.
• Experience of responding to request for proposals, expression of interest, statement of qualifications is an asset.
• Experience in planning or undertaking programs in remote locations.
• A valid driver’s license is required.
• Understanding of applicable territorial and federal environmental regulations and guidelines.
• Project management experience is an asset.
• Training and experience in the conduct and management of emergency spill response is an asset.