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Environmental specialist

GHD Consultants inc.

This is a Contract position in Dartmouth, NS posted September 12, 2022.

Environmental Specialist

Join a global leader in professional services. We are committed to solving the world’s biggest challenges in the water, energy and urbanization sectors.

We are currently looking for an Environmental Specialist to join our team in one of our office in Halifax, St-John’s or Fredericton’s office.

Main responsibilities
•    Perform Phase I to IV Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs);
•    Experience in completion of risk assessments, considered an asset;
•    Coordinate field activities that include sampling of groundwater, soil, soil vapour, sediment, surface water;
•    Perform oversight of excavation and drilling activities, on occasion;
•    Implement and enforce health and safety plans on construction sites;
•    Supervision of the activities of site personnel as well as those of subcontractors;
•    Interact with clients, contractors, and regulatory agencies;
•    Project task coordination and ability to manage projects, procure subcontractor, implement/oversee field work, participate in risk assessment and remedial design efforts;
•    Technical report writing and proposal development for submission to provincial and federal regulatory authorities; 
•    Support Project Managers/Business Groups on various environmental and industrial projects;
•    Lead internal project teams for multi-media assessments of complex sites;
•    Possess strong project management, coordination and planning skills to meet client timelines and budget;
•    Support the growth of the environmental practice in Eastern Canada.

Training and skills
•    Undergraduate or Graduate degree in Science or Engineering. P.Eng. or P.Geo. designation considered an asset.
•    A minimum of 5 years of environmental consulting experience in the North American marketplace.
•    Knowledge of Provincial guidelines and Regulations.
•    A comprehensive understanding and experience with Federal framework and/or FCSAP process would be a great asset.
•    Ability to succeed in a fast-paced consulting environment, handling multiple project assignments, meeting strict deadlines, and traveling to client facilities as needed. 
•    Excellent technical writing skills. 
•    Bilingual capabilities considered an asset.
•    Possession of a valid driver’s license and a personal vehicle.
•    Attention to detail. Ability to analyze and synthesize.
•    Available for variable hours.
•    Available to manage, coordinate and/or work on sites throughout the office province or outside the Province, on occasion.

As a diverse and inclusive organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, GHD will provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.