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Environmental Engineer - Spill Response

GHD Rosemont Full-Time
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Working with the Environmental Spill Response Team, this position offers good variety of work and will see you involved in

  • Conducting field work including; groundwater/soil sampling, water level monitoring,  investigative drilling, monitoring well installation, soil and groundwater remediation (excavation, in-situ, etc.), contractor oversight, air monitoring, stream and river rehabilitation, site restoration, and  construction inspections for both emergency spill response and long-term environmental investigation and remediation projects

  • Assisting with the preparation of technical engineering reports including environmental investigation and closure reports, remedial alternative / design / action plans, design project specifications, bid documents, regulatory submissions, and emergency response plans

  • Assisting Project Managers with preparing proposals, work plans, cost estimates, memorandums, letters, tables, figures, presentations, etc.

  • Performing data compilation, interpretation, and evaluation of environmental regulations for the preparation of engineering reports

  • Assisting Project Managers with coordination of field activities including coordinating field personnel, analytical laboratory project set up, and procuring subcontractors and equipment

  • Assist with coordination of internal GHD technical resources and support staff including drafting, database, chemists, and other personnel

  • Reviewing, understanding, and interpretation of provincial and federal acts and regulations

  • Travel to sites throughout the Midwest region.


What you will bring to the team

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering or other relevant engineering program

  • 0-2 years of engineering experience, co-op or full-time experience working in the consulting field would be considered an asset

  • Experience conducting fieldwork is preferred and willingness to travel to undertake fieldwork is required.  Field demands can include working extended hours, working in inclement weather conditions, and heavy lifting (a 70/30 field to office ratio is expected initially, the percent of field work would decrease over-time as the successful candidate gains experience)

  • Flexible availability to assist with emergency spill response work (including weekends and nights) for clients when required (Note emergency response services in this group are carried out as a team, the successful candidate would not be required to respond to every emergency event)

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills to be able to meet deadlines

  • Experience managing multiple tasks while maintaining a high degree of attention to detail in a consulting environment is considered an asset

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to effectively express technical information to multiple audiences including subcontractors, field staff, clients, colleagues, etc.

  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office

  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to work effectively in both and individual and team environment

  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle


Our commitment to you
Fostering gender balance, diversity and acceptance of flexible working is central to the way GHD does business. We offer a professional, friendly and inclusive culture based on our core values of Safety, Teamwork, Respect and Integrity.

In addition to a competitive salary, GHD provides attractive career options including professional development via our GHD Business School, additional leave, and family-friendly flexible work arrangements.

Why GHD?
Be a part of a high functioning team, where everything we do is inspired by a level of passion and professional pride that comes from being employee owned. This ownership is what sets us apart and means our people enjoy an unrivalled amount of autonomy in their roles. It helps drive our passion and accountability in how we serve our clients, deliver projects, and pursue new opportunities.

So, do you have what it takes passion, collaboration, imagination and values that match our own?

About GHD
As one of the world’s leading professional services companies, GHD delivers iconic projects that shape our landscapes, support our communities and set the path of our collective future. To do this, we actively seek and nurture the very best people in their respective fields to join our team of over 10,000 professionals operating in the markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation.

In return, we offer remarkable career shaping opportunities to extend your skills and gain global experience.


Interested?

Please submit your cover letter and resume via the link above.

As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or veteran status.

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