Junior Environmental Consultant – Conservation and Reclamation

POSITION: Junior Environmental Consultant
LOCATION: Edmonton or Calgary, AB
STATUS: Full-time

Established in 2002, Ecoventure Inc. is a leading environmental consulting company that provides unparalleled service to Canada’s Oil and Gas, commercial and industrial, developers, and government clients. We pride ourselves on providing common-sense solutions to complex technical problems, from pre-disturbance planning and environmental monitoring to decommissioning, site assessment, remediation, and reclamation. Ecoventure is committed to safety, professional excellence, technical quality, and client satisfaction in everything we do.

This role provides opportunities to assist with the reclamation group’s leadership and involvement with remediation and monitoring projects for oil and gas facilities, landfills, industrial land, and defence sites. Technical, organizational, and leadership skills are key considerations for this position. The project work is centred mainly in Alberta, and the position will require some travel to remote work sites.

The selected candidate will be instrumental in executing Ecoventure’s project delivery system to achieve the following project delivery strategic objectives: health and safety, client expectations for quality, schedule, and budget, financial performance for project-specific targets, operational performance, business unit expectations, and quality.
The successful candidate will be responsible for providing support in the following areas:
• Technical
o Participate in Conservation and Reclamation programs and Land Classification projects, including:
 preparation of reclamation plans and cost estimates,
 soil classification and mapping,
 reclamation site inspections,
 major and minor reclamation projects involving heavy equipment and
 aggressive vegetation and re-vegetation management programs
o Complete Detailed Site Assessments (DSA) (soils & vegetation) and DSA Record of Observation (RoO);
o Complete and conduct Pre-Disturbance Assessments and Soil Surveys;
o Prepare Reclamation Certificate Applications, Acknowledgement of Reclamation and Certificate of Restoration packages;
o Assist in Biological, Waterbody, Natural Site Assessments, Environmental Field Reports, Natural Area Management Plans, and Environmental Impact Assessments, as required;
o Assist on Assessment and Remediation Projects as required; and,
o Uphold Ecoventure’s Quality Management System
o Uphold Ecoventure’s strong commitment to the Health and Safety Program, representing Ecoventure in conferences and industry seminars and liaising with all stakeholders’ levels.

This position will allow the successful candidate to work with a diverse and experienced team. The role offers involvement in all aspects of projects from start to finish.

The successful candidate should possess the following competencies and experience:
• Post-secondary education in natural resource management or environmental sciences.
• Currently working towards a professional designation as P.Ag, P.Biol. or R.T.Ag.
• 1-2+ years of practical experience in executing reclamation in the oil and gas industry in Canada.
• Must be proficient in soil classification, mapping, and monitoring/handling during construction operations.
• Strong vegetation identification skills and understanding of vegetation establishment, control methods and prescription/implementation.
• Willing to participate in extensive fieldwork programs throughout the summer, including weekends and holidays.
• Excellent organizational, analytical, problem-solving, interpersonal, leadership, and conflict management skills; assisting in coordinating, analyzing, and synthesizing information to develop innovative solutions to problems, working with people and advising others.
• Strong understanding of computer programs such as Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, and GIS Software.
• Excellent attention to detail and strong critical thinking skills
• This position requires H2S, First Aid and CPR, WHMIS, Ground Disturbance Level II, ATV Training, and a clean driving record.

We value people, ethics, integrity and honesty, professionalism, innovation, quality, technical excellence, teamwork, recognition of individual contributions, sustainability, and a satisfying and fun workplace.

We are committed to employment equality and encourage applications from all qualified career seekers. Interested and qualified applicants should submit a Cover Letter, Resume and References to the contact below. Please ensure all applications are concise and highlight qualifications related to the above responsibilities. Please quote the job reference number above in all communication.

Thank you very much for your time and consideration in providing your resume to Ecoventure; however, only the prospective candidates will be contacted for an interview.

How to apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to [email protected]