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Stantec Environmental Technologist / Scientist in YELLOWKNIFE, Northwest Territories

Environmental Technologist / Scientist - ( 230001BH )


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.

Your Opportunity

We are currently seeking an Environmental Technologist to join our Environmental Services team in Yellowknife. Your role will be to work as a key member of our team, in a broad range of responsibilities relating to Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs), Phase II/III ESAs, soil and groundwater remediation programs, environmental spill response, and hydrogeological investigations. You will gain incredible experience working on a vast array of exciting and challenging projects across Canada’s North (Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut). The successful candidate will work within our Site Investigation, Remediation & Response practice area, in project teams across various sectors (e.g., Oil & Gas, Mining, Federal). We are seeking driven, exceptionally talented, and enthusiastic individuals capable of working independently with a keen interest in the environmental field and looking to advance their career in a globally progressive consulting firm.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Independently execute a variety of field programs including, but not limited to, site visits, test pitting, borehole drilling, monitoring well installation, soil vapor surveys, soil and groundwater remediation, monitoring, surveying, and sampling of various media

  • Carry out office duties such as data management, analysis and interpretation, report preparation, proposal preparation, and other general tasks

  • Analyze field and technical data, and author technical reports

  • Prepare soil borehole logs and well construction details

  • Complete aquifer testing, water level measurements, and elevation surveying

  • Learn and follow standard operating procedures for work assigned, while continuing to develop skills


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Sense of adventure and desire to explore Canada’s beautiful Northern Territories

  • Highly organized and self-motivated

  • Demonstrated ability to work alone or as part of a team

  • Show initiative in integrating creativity and innovation in all work tasks.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of applicable provincial and federal environmental regulations and guidelines is considered an asset

  • Experience using environmental field equipment, GIS-related mobile data collection, reporting software is considered an asset

  • Exceptional oral and written communications skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Excellent problem-solving skills, and ability to work under pressure and within short timelines

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.)

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Travel to remote communities via air or road may be required

  • Ability to obtain a federal reliability security clearance

Education and Experience

  • A diploma or degree in Environmental Science, Engineering, or similar discipline.

  • Prior experience in an engineering or consulting environment is considered an asset.

This position will involve a combination of field and office work. Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for periods. Fieldwork may include travel (road or air) and exposure to the elements including inclement weather. Evening and weekend work may be required. 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.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : Canada-Northwest Territories-Yellowknife

Organization : BC-1449 Buildings-CA North

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Entry Level

Travel : Yes, 75 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Mar 17, 2023, 2:11:26 PM

Req ID: 230001BH

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans