Posted: Sep. 14, 2018
Position Type: Environmental Assessment Services Division
Location: Grande Prairie, AB
Job Number: #18-09-0248
SUMMIT, An Earth Services Company is seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual to join the Environmental Assessment Services (EAS) Division as an Environmental Specialist (Competition #18-09-0248) based out of Grande Prairie, AB. This is a full-time position and will require both field and office work. You will report directly to the Regional Manager/Project Manager, EAS.
You will carry out your duties in consultation with the Regional Manager/Project Manager, EAS 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 baseline environmental assessments and studies, as well as environmental monitoring. You will conduct wildlife surveys, wildlife data analysis and management, interpretation and assessment of wildlife species habitat requirements, wetland assessments as per Alberta wetland Policy, and Aquatic assessments. You will also draft, review and submit all daily field reports, diagrams, site observations as well as make site recommendations.
The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring the quality, cost efficiency and timeliness of deliverables related to: handling all Alberta-based Environmental Assessments, Environmental Impact Assessments and other jobs types that may be required from time to time.
You will be supported by the entire Summit organization which consists of a dynamic Team of technical administrators, business development professionals, an in-house IT department and many other highly experienced, skilled and educated Professionals.
A minimum 1-3 years' direct experience in the environmental industry (Oil and Gas, Energy and Utilities)
A degree/diploma in the Science related field from a recognized institution – specializing in biology, soil science, forestry
Registered or eligible to obtain professional designation would be considered an asset
Experience with Phase I, II Environmental Site Assessments, Remediation, and Reclamation.
Experience with Wetland assessments including boreal forest wetlands, Environmental monitoring, and Wildlife assessments would be considered an asset.
Strong knowledge of pipeline and wellsite construction practices (i.e. soil handling methods, watercourse crossings, reclamation)
Experience with Timber volume assessments would be considered an asset
Broad working experience and understanding of the Regulatory requirements for Public Lands, would be considered an asset
Candidates must be prepared to work in a multidisciplinary, fast paced project team environment
Exceptional accuracy and attention to detail
Strong interpersonal & leadership skills
Excellent communication and technical writing skills
Strong computer skills
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
This position will remain open until suitable candidates are found.