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Environmental Scientist - Reclamation / Soil Scientist - EDM01I3

Apr 19, 2024
Edmonton, Alberta
Early Career, Full Time

51,000 people. 49 countries. Over 120 office locations.
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Whatever your ambition, there’s a path for you here. And there’s no barrier to your potential career success. For more information, visit Worley.com

This position is a full-time placement based in our Edmonton, Alberta office. 

Overall Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities:

  • Assist with soil surveys for Pre-Disturbance Assessments and soil salvage activities.
  • Complete reclamation planning, earthworks, monitoring, Detailed Site Assessments and reclamation applications.
  • Participate in Phase 2 Environmental Site Assessments for contaminated sites, including drilling, borehole logging, soil sampling and groundwater monitoring programs.
  • Provide input into planning of programs based on gained knowledge and experience.
  • Assist Project Managers in all aspects of environmental project execution. 
  • Coordinate the procurement of project supplies and supervise contractor services.
  • On-site safety supervision and associated documentation.
  • Travel as required for various field programs.
  • Prepare technical reports.


  • Technical Diploma, B.Sc. or M.Sc. degree from an accredited institution in the disciplines of Soil Science, Agriculture, Biology, Ecology or Environmental Science.
  • New graduate (<1) to 5 years of practical experience.
  • Class 5 driver’s licence. Experience driving ARGOs, pick-up trucks and towing is an asset.
  • Ability to work challenging and extended hours in the field under varying weather and remote conditions.
  • Excellent organizational, technical writing and communication skills. Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team setting.
  • Able to demonstrate a passion to advance knowledge of plant, soil and landscape interactions.
  • Vegetation field survey experience, including species identification and ecosite classification is an asset.
  • Working towards, or already a member of, a professional organization (e.g. Technologist or Professional) such as the Alberta Institute of Agrologists, Alberta Society of Professional Biologists or College of Alberta Professional Foresters.

What we offer you

Providing an agile culture and challenging work opportunities results in a positive work environment.  Our people enjoy competitive compensation packages and a fun, personal, collaborative, and safe working environment.  We value equal employment opportunity and are committed to promoting fairness, equality, and diversity.

If you have the passion and talent to keep up, it's time to test the limits of what you can become.  Find your future with Worley.