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Why Envirochem

We are passionate about creating EHS and technology solutions that help our clients and communities through better business and a healthy environment.

We are committed to supporting each other’s success through a collaborative environment. Our aim is to deliver the best quality services and we rely on an amazing team to make it happen. As an entrepreneurial business, we are continually evolving, learning and striving to excel professionally and personally. We seek employees with the same mindset and attitude.

 

Our company consists of smart and dedicated engineers, scientists, biologists, technologists and project managers. Our integrated team also includes software engineers and technology specialists in GIS, CAD and modelling. We are proud of what we do, we love doing it and we have fun in the process. Join us to work hard and play hard.

Current Positions

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Intermediate Environmental Engineer / Geoscientist

About the Position

Envirochem is currently seeking an Intermediate Environmental Engineer or Geoscientist with 5+ years of experience to immediately join our Earth Sciences Group based in our North Vancouver office. This position will primarily support projects related to Contaminated Site Investigations and Remediation as well as Construction Environmental Management. This is a full-time position. Projects are typically located within the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley with occasional projects in various other parts of BC, and potentially other provinces. This position provides an opportunity to work with a well-established team of professional engineers and scientists with varying levels of experience and to interact with different service groups within Envirochem.

Who We Are Looking For

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan, execute, and / or project manage environmental site investigations, remediation programs, and other contaminated sites related projects; deliver high quality work on time and on budget.
  • Define scopes of work, prepare cost estimates and proposals, supervise project staff, and be accountable for project performance.
  • Understand and interpret provincial / federal regulations and guidance to ensure successful project delivery.
  • Prepare, adhere to, and ensure compliance with site specific health and safety plans.
  • Coordinate and participate in field activities and provide technical oversight to field staff.
  • Interpret data and assimilate the collective contributions of project team members into technical reports and other deliverables for which you will be the signatory.
  • Review the collaborative work of junior engineers / scientists and provide feedback / mentorship.
  • Provide other miscellaneous technical support to project engineers and scientists.

Minimum Requirements (must have all four requirements to be considered):

  • Bachelor’s degree (minimum) in Environmental, Chemical, Geological, or Civil Engineering or related field of study.
  • Registered / licensed as a professional engineer (P.Eng.) or professional geoscientist (P.Geo.) with Engineers and Geoscientists BC (EGBC).
  • 5+ years of experience in environmental consulting; preference will be given to those with experience in BC. However, candidates with equivalent experience in other jurisdictions will be considered.
  • Valid BC Class 5 driver’s license.

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:

  • Demonstrable experience related to project management highly preferred.
  • Experience supervising and training junior personnel.
  • Knowledge of the BC Environmental Management Act (EMA) and Contaminated Sites Regulation (CSR) and federal environmental regulations, guidelines, and standards related to Contaminated Sites.
  • Proven ability in data analysis / interpretation, report writing, verbal communication, and logical / critical thinking skills.
  • Willingness to travel to and from sites primarily in the Lower Mainland but often throughout BC and other parts of Canada, when needed.
  • Willingness to work overtime, when needed.

Additional assets:

  • Professional and ethical.
  • Optimistic and positive attitude.
  • Responsible and hard-working.
  • Customer-focused.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Desire to succeed in a dynamic, progressive organization.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that may be required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may be assigned.

Compensation and Benefits

Compensation is commensurate with experience. Envirochem offers a competitive benefits package, including extended health/dental care, RRSP matching, fitness incentive, and more.

Envirochem currently operates with a hybrid in-office/work-from-home model, which is highly flexible to suit the lifestyle of today’s modern professional.

Additional Information About Envirochem

Our Foundation is Strong. Founded in 1984, Envirochem Services Inc. is a well-established and growing boutique environmental, health, and safety consulting firm located in Lower Lonsdale on the North Shore. Our multidisciplinary team of professional engineers, scientists, and technicians are experienced in providing various environmental, health, and safety services to clients across industrial, commercial, residential, and government sectors in the following key services areas: Contaminated Sites; Air, Energy and Climate Change; Ecology and Biology; Environmental Assessment, Planning and Permitting; Waste, Soil and Hazardous Materials Management; Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Management; and Technologies and Software Engineering.

Our Future is Bright. We believe the future of Envirochem is extremely bright, and we are looking for technically competent practitioners of good character to join our team and face the exciting challenges that lie ahead. Our goal is to provide value-driven solutions to our clients while continually growing and being challenged within a supportive team environment that fosters fulfilling careers for all. We are a company driven by three key values: Customer Service, Professionalism, and Teamwork. We want you to grow and strive to meet your goals, and we want to create a strong support network around you. We have doubled in size the last 5 years; we have strong long-term relationships with our existing clients and are continuing to grow new and exciting relationships with others. These relationships, combined with bright people working in our company, and continually working to develop a reputation as one of the top environmental consulting firms in this province (and beyond) is our formula for a promising future. We truly hope Envirochem is the company you are looking for!

We thank all applicants for their interest in the posted position. However, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

JR. Environmental Engineer / Geoscientist / Technologist

About the Position

Envirochem is currently seeking a Junior Environmental Engineer or Geoscientist (EIT / GIT) or Technologist with 0-2 years of experience to immediately join our Earth Sciences Group based in our North Vancouver office. This position will primarily support projects related to Contaminated Site Investigations and Remediation as well as Construction Environmental Management and is weighted towards field work. This is a full-time position. Projects are typically located within the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley with occasional projects in various other parts of BC, and potentially other provinces. This position provides an opportunity to work with a well-established team of professional engineers and scientists with varying levels of experience and to interact with different service groups within Envirochem.

Who We Are Looking For

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, adhere to, and ensure compliance with site specific health and safety plans and/or field level hazard assessments.
  • Plan, coordinate, and execute field investigations, including working with subcontractors such as analytical laboratories, underground utility locators, drillers, and excavation contractors.
  • Sample various environmental media including soil, groundwater, surface water, effluent, sediment, and soil vapour.
  • Log stratigraphic / hydrogeologic conditions and well construction details, accurately complete field forms, and document field activities.
  • Coordinate field equipment maintenance, charging, calibration, inventory, and repairs.
  • Understand provincial / federal sampling guidance and implement as appropriate.
  • Interpret data and prepare portions technical reports (e.g., finalized field logs, analytical tables).
  • Provide other miscellaneous technical / office support to project engineers and scientists.

Minimum Requirements (must have all four requirements to be considered):

  • Bachelor’s degree and / or technologist diploma in Environmental, Chemical, Geological, or Civil Engineering or related field of study.
  • Registered, or ability to register, as an engineer- or geoscientist-in-training (EIT / GIT) with Engineers and Geoscientists BC (EGBC) or as a technologist with Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of BC (ASTTBC).
  • Educational and / or work experience in environmental sampling.
  • Valid BC Class 5 driver’s license.

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:

  • Preference will be given to those with practical work experience in BC.
  • Knowledge of the BC Environmental Management Act (EMA) and Contaminated Sites Regulation (CSR) and federal environmental regulations, guidelines, and standards related to Contaminated Sites.
  • Proven ability in data analysis / interpretation, verbal communication, and logical / critical thinking skills.
  • Willingness to travel to and from sites primarily in the Lower Mainland but often throughout BC and other parts of Canada, when needed.
  • Willingness to work overtime, when needed.

Additional assets:

  • Professional and ethical.
  • Optimistic and positive attitude.
  • Responsible and hard-working.
  • Customer-focused.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Desire to succeed in a dynamic, progressive organization.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that may be required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may be assigned.

Compensation and Benefits

Compensation is commensurate with experience. Envirochem offers a competitive benefits package, including extended health/dental care, RRSP matching, fitness incentive, and more.

Envirochem currently operates with a hybrid in-office/work-from-home model, which is highly flexible to suit the lifestyle of today’s modern professional.

Additional Information About Envirochem

Our Foundation is Strong. Founded in 1984, Envirochem Services Inc. is a well-established and growing boutique environmental, health, and safety consulting firm located in Lower Lonsdale on the North Shore. Our multidisciplinary team of professional engineers, scientists, and technicians are experienced in providing various environmental, health, and safety services to clients across industrial, commercial, residential, and government sectors in the following key services areas: Contaminated Sites; Air, Energy and Climate Change; Ecology and Biology; Environmental Assessment, Planning and Permitting; Waste, Soil and Hazardous Materials Management; Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Management; and Technologies and Software Engineering.

Our Future is Bright. We believe the future of Envirochem is extremely bright, and we are looking for technically competent practitioners of good character to join our team and face the exciting challenges that lie ahead. Our goal is to provide value-driven solutions to our clients while continually growing and being challenged within a supportive team environment that fosters fulfilling careers for all. We are a company driven by three key values: Customer Service, Professionalism, and Teamwork. We want you to grow and strive to meet your goals, and we want to create a strong support network around you. We have doubled in size the last 5 years; we have strong long-term relationships with our existing clients and are continuing to grow new and exciting relationships with others. These relationships, combined with bright people working in our company, and continually working to develop a reputation as one of the top environmental consulting firms in this province (and beyond) is our formula for a promising future. We truly hope Envirochem is the company you are looking for!

We thank all applicants for their interest in the posted position. However, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Aquatic Biologist (Junior/Intermediate)

About the Position

Envirochem is currently seeking a Junior/Intermediate Aquatic Biologist who will organize and perform field tasks in a safe and effective manner. The biologist will support various field components of small- and large-scale environmental projects in the utility, mining, port, oil and gas, government, and private sectors. Environmental projects will involve natural resource management, with a focus on freshwater/estuarine aquatic resources, as well as fish and fish habitat. The biologist will also periodically provide support related to construction environmental monitoring, water quality management, and erosion and sediment control, as well as support report and permit preparation working closely with Senior Professionals, Project Leads and other Intermediate and Senior Biologists.

This role is an approximate mix of 50/50 field and office roles and will require travel to field sites, sometimes remote, and sometimes for extended periods of time. Field work can be physical, and the successful candidate must be comfortable working outdoors throughout all seasons. Projects are located throughout BC and some travel out-of-town will be required. This position will work under supervision of a Senior Biologist but does require an individual that can take on tasks and work independently.

The successful candidate should meet the following requirements and will be expected to perform the following job duties:

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree from a biology, environmental sciences, or other applicable University program. A Master’s degree is considered an asset.
  • Registered or Eligibility for registration as a Professional Biologist (RPBio) with the College of Applied Biology (BC).
  • Minimum two years experience (or a field-research graduate degree) in the field of aquatic or fish biology and/or environmental sciences.
  • Proficient writing skills and statistical understanding.
  • Data management and analyses in R would be an asset.
  • Class Five drivers’ licence with a clean driving abstract.

Additional Skill (preferred):

  • Experience with aquatic field work (sampling fish and fish habitat, fish handling and tagging, water quality, periphyton & benthic invertebrate communities etc.).
  • Experience with word processing, spreadsheets, and Geographic Information Systems software.
  • Occupational First Aid Level 1.
  • Electrofishing Crew Supervisor Certificate (an asset).
  • Swift Water Rescue training (an asset).

Responsibilities:

  • Collect, input, organize and analyze data, and plan/undertake/lead field activities, including scoping and implementing baseline field programs, salvage programs, and various surveys in different aquatic areas (i.e., riparian vegetation, aquatic resources, fish and fish habitat, watercourse and wetland delineation).
  • QA/QC of data collection and analysis,
  • Statistical analysis where applicable,
  • Prepare written reports to fulfill the specific requirements of an individual project including:
    • Technical Memorandums, formal reports, regulatory approval applications, and
    • Peer reviewed journal articles.
  • Act as an Environmental Monitor on construction projects involving natural resource management, including instream works and works in sensitive environments.
  • Work with teams of environmental specialists responsible for scoping and conducting environmental baseline surveys and impact assessments in conformance with local, provincial, and federal regulations.
  • Take the lead on specific tasks, taking direction from others, and collaborating with colleagues to maximize work productivity and quality.
  • Maintain and calibrate equipment used for environmental field programs.
  • Maintain positive relationships with existing and new clients.
  • Anticipate and communicate when a task cannot be completed on time or on budget.

Compensation and Benefits

Compensation is commensurate with experience. We also offer a competitive benefits package.

Closure

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Envirochem is an equal opportunity employer.

Environmental Regulatory & Permitting Specialist

What We are Looking For

The role will require you to bring a high standard of scientific excellence to your daily work. These responsibilities will include:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and/or support the development of:
  • Regulatory strategies for pre-Environmental Assessment (EA), EA review, and post-EA permitting processes.
  • EA and permit applications and reports, including drafting text, editing text developed by technical disciplines, and providing strategic review of technical documents.
  • Pertinent monitoring and/or management plans to support EA conditions and/or permit applications.
  • Permit applications (e.g. Fisheries Act, Canadian Navigable Waters Act, Disposal at Sea Regulation, BC Environmental Management Act, BC Mines Act, BC Water Sustainability Act, etc.) for a wide variety of clients and industries (e.g., infrastructure, mining, transportation, provincial, federal and Indigenous Governments & Organizations).
  • Use and develop databases and schedules to track permit timelines and actions and to manage permit conditions and commitments for compliance tracking and reporting.
  • Prepare and/or review of technical correspondence, project proposals, technical reports, work plans, and project specifications including cost estimates and budgets.
  • Advise internal senior consultants and principals on environmental assessment and permitting issues.
  • Writing reports and presenting results to clients, regulators, Indigenous Governments & Organizations, and stakeholders as part of regulatory and approval processes.
  • Work as a member of an interdisciplinary team, collaborating with colleagues to maximize work productivity and quality.
  • Communicate effectively and work with regulators and other stakeholders with or on behalf of clients to further project delivery and success.
  • Project management, including the development and maintenance of project scopes, schedules and budgets, as well as coordination and mentoring/coaching of junior staff.
  • Client management, including communication through verbal and written correspondence which may include presentation.
  • Business development – proposal preparation, attend client meetings, and deliver presentations.
  • Travel as required for supporting various projects and associated meetings.

Skills / Qualifications

  • A minimum of a Bachelors degree in science, environmental resource management, environmental engineering and 5-10 years’ experience. An advanced degree with applicable experience is considered an asset.
  • Experience in both provincial and federal regulatory frameworks. A key role of the position will be to communicate and collaborate with various teams (i.e., clients, engineers, scientists, regulators) as well as contributing to the development of junior staff.
  • Possess a proven track record and experience in all stages of the regulatory permitting processes for resource projects in Canada (3-5 years), preferably in BC. Proven ability to interpret and implement provincial and federal environmental assessments, permits, licenses and approvals.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Professional experience in industries such as mining, oil and gas, infrastructure, and renewable energy within BC would be an asset.
  • Develop and use databases, tracking systems, and processes.
  • Strong interpersonal, management and leadership skills.
  • Strong technical writing skills.
  • Willingness to work within a team.
  • Supervisory, project management and client management experience an asset.
  • Self-starter, flexible team player, willing and able to work on a wide variety of tasks and to coordinate staff.

Work Hours and Reporting

The Environmental Regulatory and Permitting Specialist position is a full-time role (37.5 hours/week) working under a hybrid work setting. The position reports to Envirochem’s Biology Group Manager.

Compensation and Benefits

Compensation is commensurate with experience. We also offer a competitive benefits package.

Closure

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Envirochem is an equal opportunity employer.

Don’t see a position that aligns with your skills? If you are still interested in joining our team, please send your cover letter and resume to careers@envirochem.com. We are always looking for ambitious, skilled and passionate environmental professionals to join our team

Connect With Us.

We thank everyone for the interest, however only successful applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please

Founded in 1984, Envirochem is an established environment, health and safety consultancy working locally, nationally and internationally. Our multidisciplinary team combines scientific and engineering excellence with a business-oriented approach to provide both practical and innovative environmental management, scientific, engineering and technology solutions to suit the needs of our clients across industrial, commercial, residential, and government sectors.

General Inquiries
response@envirochem.com

Telephone
+1-604-986-0233

Office Location
#206 - West Quay Centre
267 W Esplanade, North Vancouver, BC Canada V7M 1A5