R-054437 Junior Project Scientist (Open)
Why join us?
This position is based out of our Environment & Geoscience (E&G) office in Fort St. John and reports to a Project Manager. You will be responsible for supporting our local environment team on a variety of projects in the site assessment and remediation and environmental monitoring sectors. The ideal candidate is a junior environmental engineering professional or recent graduate with an environmental engineering degree or diploma with some previous relevant experience which would be an asset.
E&G offers consulting services in the following areas: land reclamation, environmental studies, environmental impact assessments and social impact assessments, habitat assessments and compensation, aquatic life assessments, air quality assessments and greenhouse gas emissions, carbon credits, sustainability, environmental management and planning, geographic information systems, contaminated sites, waste management, mining, water distribution and treatment, pollution control and rural development.
Our offices are located in attractive regions of BC, with quick access to arts & culture and a variety of outdoor activities including mountain biking, skiing, hiking, hunting, and water sports. SNC-Lavalin offers a flexible work schedule and a relaxed office environment.
How will you contribute to the team?
- Work directly with Project Managers and other project team members to meet client deliverables on time and on budget.
- Conduct local and remote field work as directed on a diverse range of sites, with a focus on health & safety.
- Execution of field programs including groundwater level monitoring, soil, sediment, groundwater, surface water and air sampling and surveying.
- Supervision of contractors. Calibration and operation of field instruments and equipment.
- Collection of field data and detailed documentation (e.g., field notes, site sketches, photographs).
- Submission of field data and preparation of summaries for project managers
What will you contribute?
- A bachelor's degree or diploma in environmental studies science, environmental, or a related discipline.
- Eligible for professional registration (current registration is considered an asset).
- Previous environmental or consulting work experience is preferred.
- As the position will involve field work, the candidate must be able to lift up to 40 lbs, be willing to work in varying climatic conditions, and be willing to travel to remote locations and work away from home for extended periods.
- Mechanical aptitude is considered an asset.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Demonstrated organizational and time management skills.
- Strong teamwork and collaboration skills.
- Working knowledge of Outlook, Word and Excel.
- Valid Class 5 BC driver's license.