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Environmental Engineer, Geotechnical Engineer or Geoscientist

Reference #: 8935
City: Barrie
Region: Ontario
Secondary Location:
Job Type: Permanent - Full Time
Business Line: Environment

Description

BARRIE

WSP is one of the world's leading professional engineering services firms. Every day our more than 42,000 experts work to restore the natural environment and transform the built environment. 

In Canada, our 8000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transport networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We’re a Forbes Top Employer in Canada, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada’s Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.

At WSP, we’re proud, professional and passionate people. Join us. 


POSITION DESCRIPTION

WSP is currently seeking an Environmental Engineer, Geotechnical Engineer or Geoscientist to join our Environmental group, located at our Barrie office.  Reporting to the Manager this position will be responsible for organizing and coordinating field investigations, completing fieldwork, reviewing and analyzing data, and conducting some reporting for environmental studies.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct technical work related to Environmental Engineering/Geosciences on projects;  
  • Projects may relate to: Landfill Monitoring, Hydrogeological Studies, Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments, Risk Assessments, or others;   
  • Conduct site investigations to determine soil, groundwater, and surface water conditions;  
  • Investigations may include:  sampling for laboratory chemical analysis, field  testing (pH, conductivity, dissolved oxygen, etc.), detailed soil and rock descriptions, drilling supervision, detailed drilling records, surface water flow measurements, monitoring well testing, well yield testing, etc.;  
  • Completing field work in multiple types of environments and weather conditions throughout the year;
  • Work closely with senior staff members to develop technical and project management skills;
  • Responsible for: preparation of technical reports and proposals, technical accuracy of projects, client liaison, and project management, including timely completion of projects within the budgetary requirements;
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • B.A.Sc. or B.Sc. in Environmental Engineering, Geological Engineering, Geological Sciences, or a related discipline;
  • Junior level experience as an Environmental Engineering intern or other related experience;
  • Valid Class “G” Driver’s License with a clean driver's abstract and access to a reliable vehicle; travel is a requirement of this position;
  • Self-motivated, energetic, and well organized, with a strong attention to detail;
  • Strong verbal and written skills;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products, with specific competencies in Word and Excel;
  • Ability to work in a team environment;
 

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview.  This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).


To learn more about our firm and the projects we have been involved in, please visit our  World of Possibilities microsite.

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP Canada Inc.





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