Environmental Specialist

Posted: 08/23/2018

Closing Date: TBD

Position Type: Reclamation, Remediation and Risk Management Division

Location: Lloydminster, AB

Job Number: #18-08-0246

SUMMIT, An Earth Services Company is seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual to join the Reclamation, Remediation and Risk Management (RRR) Division as an Environmental Specialist (Competition #18-08-0246) in Alberta. This position is permanent full-time and will require both field and office work based out of Lloydminster, AB.

Job Duties:

You will carry out your duties in consultation with the Director/Project Manager, RRR on all matters. The primary duties include: organizing/managing/executing 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. You will draft, review and submit all daily field reports, diagrams, site observations as well as make site recommendations.

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 prepared to work in a multidisciplinary, fast paced project team environment and able to undertake a variety of project related tasks related to RRR.


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

  • Professional Designation or potential to obtain designation with Alberta Institute of Agrologists (P.Ag, RT(Ag), AIT)

  • Willingness and proven ability to train and mentor junior staff

  • Broad experience and extensive knowledge of the Federal and Provincial regulatory framework

  • 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

  • Exceptional accuracy and attention to detail

  • Ability to travel to remote locations

  • 5-10 years' direct experience in the environmental industry (Oil and Gas, Energy and Utilities)

  • A minimum 5-10 years’ experience completing DSA’s (2010 AEP Reclamation guidelines), is required

  • A minimum 5-10 years’ experience in vegetation management, developing vegetation management programs

  • A minimum 5-10 years’ experience in the reclamation of wellsite and associated facilities in forested lands and farmland in Alberta and/or Saskatchewan, is required

  • Ability to undertake leadership and collaborate with seniors on a variety of project specific tasks related to reclamation strategies


Company Information:

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, admiredfor 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


This position will remain open until suitable candidates are found.