North Shore is currently seeking an Intermediate Environmental Consultant for our Remediation and Reclamation Team, based out of any of our Calgary, Sherwood Park, Lacombe, or Grande Prairie office locations.
• Developing and implementing reclamation and remediation plans on abandoned upstream oil and gas wellsites
• Overseeing the completion of remediation and reclamation projects. Coordinating and supervising heavy equipment and other third party contractors as required
• Assisting with the oversight of client budgets, tracking project statuses, and making recommendations to progress sites towards regulatory closure
• Coordinate and execute Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) site visits, vegetation assessments, Phase 2 ESA’s, and Detailed Site Assessments (DSA’s)
• Collaborate with members of the Technical Resource Group to develop site specific remediation guidelines
• Develop and maintain relationships with landowners and other stakeholders
• Work closely with interdisciplinary groups (Technical Resource Group, Data Management Group, Spill Group, Biophysical Group, and Vegetation Group) to successfully execute client projects and programs
• Compiling various technical documents including DSA reports, Phase 2 ESA reports, remediation reports, and regulatory closure applications
• Provide mentorship and training to junior staff
• Provide support to senior staff as required
• 3 – 7 years of consulting experience related to remediation, reclamation, or environmental science
• Proficient at completing Detailed Site Assessments using the 2010 Reclamation Criteria for Wellsites and Associated Facilities
• Familiar with the Alberta Tier 1 and 2 Soil and Groundwater Remediation Guidelines
• Good understanding of upstream oil and gas regulatory requirements in Alberta as well as British Columbia and Saskatchewan will be considered an asset
• Knowledge and experience working with various types of farming and heavy equipment
• Excellent vegetation and weed identification skills in both forested and cultivated landscapes
• Willingness to travel and be in the field as dictated by project requirements
• Technical Diploma or University Degree in environmental science or related discipline
• Eligibility to obtain professional designation with an organization such as the Alberta Institute of Agrologists
• Excellent communication, writing, and problem solving skills
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and database entry
• Valid driver’s license
• Good physical health and ability to work outdoors in varying conditions
• Willingness to work within a team environment
• Highly organized and have the ability to prioritize multiple tasks
To influence the environmental profession, build a company we love to work for, leave a better world behind us.
• North Shore improves the world by empowering our clients to reduce past, present, and future liabilities associated with human activity. We focus on relationships with our staff, clients, and other stewards of the environment.
• Safety: Safety should be considered in everything we do; we all need to return home healthy to our loved ones.
• Integrity: To conduct ourselves in an ethical, honest, and transparent manner is essential and is what our professionalism is based upon.
• Flexibility: Offer flexibility to our clients and each other, realizing that to be successful it is essential to adapt to your situation.
• Family: Treat our colleagues and clients with respect, kindness, and thoughtfulness. Know that we are stronger together as a team.
• Innovation: Push the boundaries on how we complete our tasks, bettering not only ourselves, but the industry as well.
Equality & Diversity:
North Shore is committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive work environment. We believe that all employees have the right to work in a professional atmosphere that promotes equal employment opportunities and is free from discriminatory practices. This creates an inviting workplace where a diverse mix of minds, backgrounds, and experiences can drive our innovation.
North Shore prides itself on offering competitive wages and benefits for all of our employees. We also provide several performance-based incentives to allow our employees to be recognized for their contributions
• Employee Share Ownership Program (ESOP)
• Subsidized Group Benefit Program
• Annual performance based and employee referral bonuses
• Retirement saving plan and employee contribution matching
• Training and Continuing Education Programs
• Work-life flexibility and remote work options
Training & Mentoring:
North Shore promotes ongoing training and professional development opportunities for all employees through individual training and development plans and departmental training strategies. North Shore’s Worker Mentoring process is designed to accelerate the learning curve for new employees in order to produce safe workers, enhance working learning opportunities, and allow employees to gain valuable work experience and knowledge.