Stantec Reclamation Specialist in Burnaby, British Columbia
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Our Environmental Services team is growing in the Burnaby and Sidney offices. As a Reclamation Specialist, you will plan and monitor the reclamation of resource developments to help our clients manage environmental effects and financial liabilities. Tasks will be project-based and include being an advisor to project teams and technical contributions to client deliverables including reclamation and closure plans. Specific responsibilities will include client development, technical guidance, development and implementation of work programs and management of schedules, budgets and client deliverables.
Your Key Responsibilities
Contribute to reclamation planning and permitting, including preparation of conceptual reclamation plans, reclamation, and closure plans, and five-year plans
Reviewing, analyzing and interpreting reclamation research findings
Plan and implement reclamation research/monitoring and operational reclamation programs on large disturbance resource activities
Design and implement monitoring programs for multi-disciplinary staff to undertake
Manage task deadlines and budgets
Provide technical guidance to clients and internal teams
Develop and maintain client relationships
Participate in environmental assessments and other permitting activities related to resource development
Your Capabilities and Credentials
Keen ability to identify key reclamation issues for a given site
Working knowledge and experience with the British Columbia Mines Act
Project experience with early and effective Aboriginal community engagement in mineral exploration and mining projects is a benefit for this position
Experience carrying out aspects of EA and permitting
Excellent writing skills and ability to contribute to the development of technical documents
Valid driver’s license and good driving record required
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in ecology, soil science, land reclamation or related field is required and a Master’s degree is preferred
Fully qualified professional (e.g., Registered Professional Biologist, Geoscientist or Agrologist) accreditation in British Columbia is required
Minimum of 8 years of experience as a Reclamation Specialist
Experience with reclamation planning at all stages of projects from exploration or prefeasibility through to closure and rehabilitation
Typical office environment working with computers and remaining stationary at a workstation for long periods of time. Field work may include work in remote environments, challenging terrain, and exposure to the elements including inclement weather. Ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs.
This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities, and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.
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Primary Location: Canada-British Columbia-Burnaby
Other Locations: Canada-British Columbia-Sidney
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Req ID: 190001HK