Intermediate Environmental Scientist/Technologist
Our Dawson Creek office is seeking a full time Intermediate Environmental Scientist to support our growing Assessment, Remediation and Reclamation team.
This position is based both in the field and in the office, with predominant weighting on field work. On occasion our work schedules need to be flexible to meet client demands and business needs and you may have to work outside of regular work hours, including weekends, to complete a project or field work. This could involve long hours and time away in remote locations on short notice and all kinds of weather.
- actively participate in OAKRIDGE’s strong safety culture
- lead simple to complex contaminated site investigations (from the field and/or the office)
- act as a leader in the workplace using OAKRIDGE standard operating safety and technical procedures.
- supervise, train and mentor junior environmental staff on assessment, reclamation, remediation and monitoring projects
- review field data and provide initial interpretations to make field-related decisions
- work with senior environmental scientists to ensure delivery of high quality products that meet our clients’ unique project needs.
- learn from and assist senior staff in the development of technical methods, techniques, documentation and tools
- communicate with clients and related stake holders
- manage project related timelines and budget, exercising cost control measures
- prepare technical reports, proposals, work plans, cost estimates and correspondence
Education, Experience and Technical Skills:
- minimum of 5-8 years experience managing assessment, reclamation, remediation and monitoring projects for oil and gas clients, preferably within a consulting environment
- minimum of 3 years field experience in assessment, reclamation, remediation and monitoring
- a degree or technical diploma in environmental science, geology, agriculture, hydrogeology or engineering
- demonstrated technical skills in field activities related to Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments (ESA) including soil and groundwater monitoring and sampling techniques, soil descriptions and terminology, and quality assurance/quality control.
- experience with remedial systems
- experience in completing peer review of technical documents and reports
- membership or eligibility for membership in a professional organization.
- strong written and spoken communication skills and ability to work well within a team environment.
- valid class 5 driver’s license with experience driving on oilfield and radio controlled roads
- ideal candidates will have extensive knowledge of Alberta and BC regulatory requirements, legislation and government approvals related to upstream oil and gas.
- ideal candidates must be self motivated, adaptable, organized, able to multitask and be hands on with a proven track record of dealing with challenging situations.