Environmental Specialist Consultant


Closing Date:

Position Type: Environmental Planning and Management Division

Location: Weyburn/Swift Current, SK

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SUMMIT, An Earth Services Company is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Consultant to join the Environmental Planning and Management (EPM) Division as an Environmental Specialist Consultant. This position will require both field and office work, operating from Weyburn, SK.


Job Duties:


You will carry out your duties in consultation with the Manager/Project Manager, EPM on all matters. The primary duties include: organizing/managing work plans for selected Oil & Gas and Energy Sector clients, scheduling and follow up with office staff to ensure necessary field and office work is executed in a timely fashion. Specifically, primary duties will relate to reclamation, remediation, environmental monitoring, and baseline assessments. You will draft, review and submit all daily field reports, diagrams, site observations as well as make site recommendations. You may also be responsible for technical reporting and support for regulatory applications.  The successful applicant will be responsible for mentoring a team on the delivery of projects ensuring quality, cost efficiency and timeliness of deliverables.

You will be supported by the entire Summit organization which consists of a dynamic team of Professional Engineers, Biologists, Chemists and Agrologists, technical administrators, business development professionals, and an in-house IT department.

Candidates must be self-motivated and be prepared to provide leadership, and be able to work in a multidisciplinary, fast paced project team environment and able to undertake a variety of project related tasks related to EPM.



  • A science-based University Degree or College Diploma from a recognized institution

  • Professional Designation or potential to obtain designation (P.Ag, P.Biol, R.P. Bio, P.Eng)

  • ·A minimum of 5 years' direct experience in the environmental industry (Oil and Gas, Energy and Utilities)

  • Ability to undertake a variety of project specific tasks related to reclamation, remediation, and spill response

  • Environmental monitoring experience

  • Broad experience and extensive knowledge of the Federal and Provincial regulatory framework, specifically in Alberta and Saskatchewan

  • Experience with multi-provincial EA methodology and criteria, would be considered an asset

  • Experience with data management, analysis and interpretation, and determination of appropriate mitigation measures

  • Excellent technical writing skills

  • Ability to navigate communications effectively and provide time-sensitive solutions to regulators, contractors, and clients

  • Ability to take initiative, ownership and work independently with excellent multitasking and problem-solving skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Exceptional accuracy and attention to detail

  • Ability to travel to remote locations

 Additionally, as an independent consultant the successful candidate will require:

  • Certificate of Incorporation

  • WCB clearance and # for Alberta

  • All safety tickets (First Aid and CPR, H2S, WHMIS, TDG)

  • GST #

  • Commercial General Liability Insurance

  • 4x4 vehicle and Vehicle Insurance


Company Info:


Summit, An Earth Services Company has become the industry leader in the environmental services sector with operations in Canada, the United States and Australia. Our company focuses on offering turnkey environmental management solutions to clients across various industries.

Summit’s vision is to be the most respected environmental solutions company, admired for its people, performance and innovation.

If your passion and experience align with this vision, then Summit is for you! Visit our website, www.summitearth.com, for job postings.

We appreciate your interest in working with Summit.  Due to the volume of applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please submit your applications and letters of interest in confidence directly to careers@summitearth.com

This position will remain open until suitable candidates are found.