Canada - Alberta, Calgary
AECOM is currently seeking an Intermediate Environmental Scientist for employment in Calgary. The focus of this group is assessment, remediation and reclamation of complex contaminated sites for an upstream oil and gas client. The Environmental Scientist will be responsible for coordinating field programs associated with a group of upstream oil and gas remediation and reclamation projects in Western Canada. The position involves with up to 50% field work over the field season each year. This position will integrate into a team of environmental engineers, scientists and field technicians to provide leadership to junior level field staff on an established program.
The appropriately qualified candidate will provide outstanding field coordination skills with a focus on field planning and co-ordination and will develop, guide, and mentor less experienced staff. The work requires technical knowledge of the areas of soil science, remediation techniques, reclamation and provincial contaminated site regulations. The position will include office project duties and a field work component.
Other responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Supervising and coordinating assessment and remediation field projects.
Generation of safety documentation and dissemination of safety culture to subcontractors.
Responsible for compliance with all AECOM field supervisory requirements and AECOM and Client safety requirements.
Accountability for project performance and compliance with project delivery expectations.
Demonstrating creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in anticipating and solving both routine and unusual field-related technical problems.
Mentorship and development of junior field staff.
Reporting of field findings including selection of applicable guidelines.
Junior project management duties such as cost tracking, invoicing, KPI tracking etc.
Fully qualified scientist. Utilizes scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems.
Requires general familiarity within a broad field of scientific knowledge of reciprocal effects of the work upon other disciplines/fields.
Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, state, and federal regulations to ensure compliance.
Works under only general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions.
Solves problems by use of combinations of standard procedures, modifications of standard procedures or methods developed in previous assignments.
Participates in planning required to achieve prescribed objectives.
Conducts analysis and investigation work obtained from a variety of sources.
Performs inspections and tests to ensure compliance.
Participates in developing corrective measures and procedures.
Formulates hypothesis, performs research and makes recommendation.
Position requires extensive progressive field experience in Upstream Oil and Gas.
Plans, organizes and executes contaminated sites field programs including Phase Is, Phase IIs, remediation and reclamation.
Leads specific tasks and objectives related to field supervision.
Acts as the primary report writer with knowledge of regulations applicable to contaminated sites.
Undertakes junior level project management tasks.
BA/BS + 4 Years of relevant experience or Diploma/Certificate + 6 Years of relevant experience or HS/GED + 8 Years of relevant experience
Experience with Phase I, Phase II and remediation field programs.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
Strong Client management skills.
Ability to manage time effectively and competing deadlines.
Excellent knowledge of Excel and Word, GINT considered an asset.
High capacity with a can-do, positive attitude and an ability to work in a fast-paced, challenging environment.
Experience with reclamation programs considered an asset
Experience with Environmental Site Assessments, including soil assessments, groundwater and surface water monitoring.
Understanding of Alberta Tier 1/2 and CCME guidelines.
SST, risk assessment and/or in-situ treatment experience considered an asset.
Experience with British Columbia and Saskatchewan regulations considered an asset.
P.Biol., P.Ag, P.Eng., or P.Geo. registration an asset.
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Sciences
Business Line Environment
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 237361BR
Clearance Required No
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.