CURRENT CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Hemmera is constantly growing. We seek and employ the best people who grow their careers with us. Take a look at our job openings and consider how working for Hemmera could lead to better opportunities for you. For more information, email opportunities@hemmera.com.

Director of Mining, Eastern Canada (Burlington, ON)

Due to growth within our business, we are looking for a highly motivated leader with excellent technical, communication, management and interpersonal skills to work with our talented team in delivering outstanding service to our clients. The successful candidate will create, maintain and grow relationships within the Mining Sector of eastern Canada, and ensure client satisfaction with the quality and delivery of our work. If you’re the right person for this role, we are open to discussing you being located in one of our other Eastern Canada locations.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Providing leadership to the management of Hemmera and Ausenco’s Mining Sector environmental projects in eastern Canada.
  • Promoting the growth of Hemmera’s core service areas, identifying and leading growth of new services areas, fostering and maintaining a strong reputation in the marketplace as an industry expert to enhance relationships with existing clients and develop new clients.
  • Ensuring client needs are met and delivered in a reasonable time and to the highest standard of quality.
  • Directing Project Managers and technical staff in developing and meeting schedules and budgets for all projects.
  • Managing highly complex tasks related to major projects.
  • Managing multi-disciplinary project teams providing environmental and stakeholder engagement support to mining sector clients.
  • Preparing and delivering presentations to clients and prospective clients.
  • Promoting and maintaining a positive work environment through a culture of teamwork and cooperation within the office, region, and between other areas of the organization.
About you:

You are entrepreneurial in nature, have previous experience in leading complex projects within the mining lifecycle, and are a client focused professional who thrives in a fast-paced team-approach environment. You have a strong understanding of environmental management and consulting in the context of mining projects.

  • A relevant degree in Environmental Science or Engineering; professional designation is preferred.
  • Minimum of 15 years of related progressive experience including at least 10 years in a Project Manager or discipline lead role within the local market of this region.
  • Extensive project / discipline management experience involving fully managing multiple projects from beginning to end.
  • Exposure to a variety of projects, multiple clients, and various degrees of project complexity within mineral exploration and mine development, operations and closure.
  • Demonstrated experience in building and maintaining a team of professionals to support projects and the business.
  • Demonstrated track record of risk, financial and budget management.
  • A skilled leader with excellent written and oral communication skills.
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About us

Hemmera, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ausenco, is a leading Canadian environmental consultancy valued for our expertise and boutique approach. Our highly respected professionals have created opportunities for sustainable growth and balanced development for our clients across Canada. With a reputation for integrity and technical excellence, Hemmera offers progressive environmental services in Site Assessment and Remediation, Environmental Planning and Ecology, and Human Engagement, Geomatics and Geosciences.

By providing quality services to our clients, Hemmera has earned the opportunity to take on challenging projects, which allows us to continue to add to our roster of exceptional professionals, contribute to scientific and regulatory dialogue, and give back to the communities where we live and work. With primary office locations in Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary, Whitehorse, and Toronto, we have established a strong project presence across Canada.

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Director, Site Assessment and Remediation (Burnaby, Victoria or Whitehorse)

Hemmera is growing, are you looking for an opportunity to showcase your entrepreneurial spirit, by helping to build a business and lead a high-performing team?

If you are a senior professional engineer or scientist with experience in the fields of environmental management, contaminated site investigation and remediation, risk assessment or environmental engineering design we want to hear from you.

The Director, Site Assessment and Remediation (SAR) is a key role for Hemmera, reporting to the Vice President of the BC/Yukon Region, with significant influence over how we implement our strategic planning for the SAR business to meet financial and growth goals for the BC/Yukon Region. You’ll have responsibility for people leadership and resource management, safety and quality, execution of projects, client service, employee experience (career development, job satisfaction, and moral) and achievement of the financial performance of the SAR business. You will work closely with other regional and national leaders and internal experts within Hemmera and other project stakeholders to lead the delivery of current projects and to develop new opportunities for the region.

The role may be based from any of our BC/YT offices (Burnaby, Victoria or Whitehorse), but you may be required to travel for short periods of time. If you’re the right person for the job, we are open to discussing possible remote working arrangements.

Your responsibilities:

  • Managing and expanding the SAR business throughout BC/YT, including strategic business planning
  • Managing the Business Line’s financial objectives and results, identifying and resolving issues, and actively managing the financial results to achieve budget.
  • Providing technical leadership in the areas of environmental site investigations, both large- and small-scale ex-situ remedial excavations, operation of in-situ remedial treatment systems, compliance auditing, groundwater treatment design, implementation and optimization and risk assessment.
  • Managing complex tasks related to projects while managing small multi-disciplinary teams, including engineers, hydrogeologists, soil scientists and risk assessors, as well as multiple contractors and subcontractors.
  • Planning for current and future workforce resourcing needs by understanding required skills and knowledge of current and future roles, identifying successors, and executing processes and programs to recruit, develop and retain talent.
  • Motivating and leading the team to deliver exceptional service and quality projects to clients.
  • Developing project proposals and leading the client development process through marketing plans and strategies.
  • Maintaining and growing your industry and professional knowledge and leadership skills to ensure Hemmera remains ahead of the marketplace.
  • Seeking out and acquiring new business opportunities and acting to identify opportunities to expand the scope of existing projects.
  • Building, maintaining and expanding strong relationships with clients, regulating agencies, and municipalities to facilitate successful delivery of projects and the maintenance of future/ongoing opportunities.
  • Promoting and maintaining a positive work environment through a culture of teamwork and cooperation within the office, region, and between other areas of the organization.
  • Coordinate closely with other senior company practitioners both within BC/YT and Nationally to ensure consistency in staff management and advancement, work implementation, marketing and client development, and consistency with company business goals and needs.

 About you:

You are entrepreneurial in nature, have previous experience in leading complex projects, and are a client focused professional who thrives in a fast-paced team-approach environment. You have a strong understanding of environmental liability management and the regulatory environment within BC and/or the Yukon.

  • Related technical qualifications including relevant undergraduate degree in Environmental Engineering, Geology, Environmental Science, or another related field.
  • Professional designation in BC or YT.
  • Hold or eligible for a standards based CSAP designation.
  • Recognized as an expert in contaminated sites regulatory requirements in BC and/or YT, environmental investigations, and remediation with a dedication to and passion for your discipline.
  • A minimum of ten years of progressive and related experience in contaminated sites, with a minimum of two years of experience in a business management or operations leadership role.
  • Extensive project / discipline management experience involving fully managing multiple projects from beginning to end.
  • Exposure to a variety of projects, sectors, multiple clients, and various degrees of project complexity.
  • Demonstrated experience in building and maintaining a team of professionals to support projects and the business.
  • Strong people skills and an ability to work in a team environment.
  • Experience in leading, mentoring, and training staff.
  • Demonstrated track record of risk, financial and budget management.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

About us:

Hemmera, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ausenco, is a leading Canadian environmental consultancy valued for our expertise and boutique approach. Our highly respected professionals have created opportunities for sustainable growth and balanced development for our clients across Canada. With a reputation for integrity and technical excellence, Hemmera offers progressive environmental services in Site Assessment and Remediation, Environmental Planning and Ecology, and Human Engagement, Geomatics and Geosciences.

Hemmera recognizes that every individual’s contribution is essential to The Hemmera Way. Diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. Hemmera is a values-driven business committed to sustainability.

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Environmental Engineer/Project Manager (Yellowknife, NWT)

Hemmera is focused on supporting our clients and partners in addressing environmental challenges and creating opportunities for growth and sustainable development.

We are looking for a highly motivated Environmental Engineer with excellent technical and interpersonal skills to work with our talented team in delivering outstanding service to our clients.

This role will be based out of our Yellowknife office and will require travel to client or project sites as needed.

About the role:

  • Provides team & technical leadership in the areas of contaminant sourcing, pathway and receptor evaluations, remedial and risk management action plans and long-term operation and compliance monitoring.
  • Executes on projects including Phase I (One), Phase II (Two) and remedial options review, remediation, risk assessment, and environmental due diligence.
  • Manages complex tasks related to major projects and works with multi-disciplinary teams, including other engineers, hydrogeologists, risk assessors, biologists, scientists as well as multiple contractors and subcontractors.
  • Managing projects from proposal generation to the delivery of quality reports. Develops and maintains a project plan and ensures projects are successfully delivered on time and within budget.
  • Implementing Hemmera processes and approaches (e.g., project management, quality program) to ensure that schedule, cost and quality objectives for project deliverables are achieved.
  • Developing strong client relationships, provides ongoing dialogue over the course of a project and ensures client’s needs are communicated and successfully delivered upon.
  • Leading or contributing to the development of regulatory submissions, including NWT Water Board Land Use Permits and Water Licenses.
  • Liaising with regulatory agencies, government agencies, stakeholders, industry representatives, and Indigenous peoples and businesses.
  • Assisting in the mentoring and development of junior and intermediate staff with respect to environmental assessment, contaminated sites and project management services.
  • Promoting and maintaining a positive work environment through a culture of teamwork and cooperation within the office, region, and between other areas of the organization.

 About you:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering or related field.
  • You have a minimum five years of experience, including two within a consulting role
  • Professional registration as a P.Eng. with NAPEG
  • You have experience engaging with clients and managing projects in northern and remote areas.
  • Proficient with supervising contractors and subcontractors would also be an asset.
  • Ability and willingness to conduct site visits and field work, which can sometimes be conducted in remote locations, adverse outdoor conditions (hot summer or cold winter days, derelict buildings, construction, contaminated sites);
  • Able and willing to occasionally work during non-regular business hours, including weekends.
  • Excellent organizational skills, communication skills and attention to detail.
  • Northern groundwater site assessment and monitoring experience.
  • Northern mine remediation experience.
  • Understanding of the NWT Land and Water Boards processes (Water Licensing and Land Permitting).
  • Understanding of the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board processes (Environmental Assessment).
  • An understanding of the ecological and socio-economic realities of the North.

About Us:

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. Hemmera recognizes that diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera, we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. Hemmera is a values-driven business committed to sustainability.

We are a collaborative and team-oriented group. We work hard to provide exceptional customer service and high-quality deliverables to our clients.  We’re extremely competitive when it comes to winning proposals and achieving client needs but, we also like to have a lot of fun. We’re a supportive and collaborative bunch who help each other excel and succeed together. Click to learn more about our hiring practices during covid.

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Environmental Risk Assessor (Burnaby or Victoria, BC)

We are looking for a highly-motivated individual with excellent technical and interpersonal skills to work with our talented team in delivering outstanding service to our clients. Your primary focus will be to assist project managers and senior specialists with contaminated sites related projects. You are an engineer or environmental scientist with experience in one or more fields of environmental management, contaminated sites investigation, human health and ecological risk assessment.

The role may be based either from Burnaby or Victoria, BC but you may be required to travel for short periods of time. If you’re the right person for the job, we are open to discussing possible remote working arrangements.

About the role:

  • Work closely and effectively under the supervision of the Project Directors, and Project Managers on an ongoing basis in activities such as:
    • coordinating and managing groundwater monitoring, soil sampling, test pitting, borehole drilling, groundwater monitoring well installation, tissue sampling
    • data tabulation, environmental data interpretation, and coordination of field subcontractors, reporting and documentation
  • Field and office (approximately 50:50) support for site characterization and environmental risk assessment
  • Conducting biophysical site assessments, aquatic and or/terrestrial.
  • Responsible for adhering to health and safety plans and quality processes on all work, project and reports.
  • Assist with the preparation of work plans, budgets and schedules while ensuring deliverables are met in a timely manner.
  • Preparing reports, drawings and identifying recommendations.

 About you:

  • A university degree in Environmental Sciences or related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience conducting Phase II Environmental Site Assessments, Remediation and Risk Assessment
  • Demonstrable experience performing detailed human health and/or ecological risk assessments (including dose modelling and weight of evidence assessments) related to exposures to soil, surface water, groundwater, and air for a range of chemicals.
  • Proficient with federal and provincial regulations
  • A professional designation such as RPBio or BIT (or the eligibility to obtain).
  • Experience in soil and groundwater sampling
  • Good initiative, strong attention to detail and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)
  • Ability and willingness to conduct field work in remote locations
  • Able and willing to occasionally work during non-regular business hours, including weekends

About Us:

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. Hemmera recognizes that diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera, we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. Hemmera is a values-driven business committed to sustainability.

We are a collaborative and team-oriented group. We work hard to provide exceptional customer service and high-quality deliverables to our clients.  We’re extremely competitive when it comes to winning proposals and achieving client needs but, we also like to have a lot of fun. We’re a supportive and collaborative bunch who help each other excel and succeed together. Click to learn more about our hiring practices during covid.

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Geotechnical Engineer (Burnaby, BC or Burlington, ON)

We are currently seeking an experienced Geotechnical Engineer to join our growing Geosciences team. You will play an important role in our team by providing geotechnical and engineering design expertise to our organization and clients. Working for Hemmera means you won’t settle for the status quo – you’ll be part of a forward-thinking, culturally diverse organisation. We expect our people to deliver outstanding results and will give you the licence to find a better way forward for your clients and stakeholders.

In this role you will oversee geotechnical engineering designs for mining projects including the design of tailings and waste rock storage facilities, dams, slopes, earthwork, roads. You will also provide support on closure plans and other aspects of mining operations.

About the role:

  • Application of AutoCAD and Autodesk CIVIL 3D for geotechnical / mining projects and roads,
  • Participation in topographical, geotechnical, hydrogeological, hydrological, and seismic campaigns / studies both in the field and in the office,
  • Support in the design of geotechnical works, soil structures, civil structures, among others,
  • Foundation design
  • Pile design
  • Preparation of factual and design reports
  • Participation in client meetings

About you:

  • Professional designation including P.Eng. and/or P. Geo with at least 7 years of experience in the design of tailings and waste rock storage facilities, heap leach pads and other mine infrastructure.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and Civil 3D and management of topographic coordinate systems
  • Experience generating civil-mining drawings, earthworks, and Material Take-off sheets (MTOs)
  • Demonstrated experience with proposal preparation, project delivery, and client development
  • Experience preparing factual and design reports, including technical specifications
  • Experience designing and implementing geotechnical field investigations
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and meet established deadlines,
  • Strong people skills and a desire and ability to work in a team environment and independently.

About us

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. Hemmera recognizes that every individual’s contribution is essential to The Hemmera Way. Diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. Hemmera is a values-driven business committed to sustainability.

We are a collaborative and team-oriented group. We work hard to provide exceptional customer service and high-quality deliverables to our clients, and we also have a lot of fun. We’re a supportive and collaborative bunch who help each other excel and succeed together.

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Groundwater Modeller (Burnaby, Whitehorse or Calgary)

We are currently looking for a Groundwater Modeller with mining experience to join our Geosciences Team in our Burnaby, Whitehorse or Calgary office.

About the role:

  • Assists in the execution of hydrogeological study including the development of conceptual and numerical groundwater models, applied to projects including proposed, active and abandoned mine sites, landfills, contaminated sites and others.
  • Participates under the supervision of hydrogeologists and engineers in the development of proposals, field work, data compilation and interpretation, and report writing.
  • Other related duties and responsibilities consistent with the position.

About you:

  • A bachelor’s degree in hydrogeology, geological engineering, or other equivalent training. A Master’s degree focused on hydrogeology and groundwater modelling would be preferred.
  • 3 – 5 years of industry/consulting experience within the mining sector.
  • A strong foundation in groundwater modeling (e.g., using the software Visual MODFLOW, Groundwater Vistas, FEFLOW) and a good understanding of physical and contaminant hydrogeology are essential.
  • Skills in applied hydrogeology (hydraulic testing data analysis, dewatering assessments, etc.), environmental site assessment (ESA), hydrology (including modeling), and other related areas are assets.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required, including the ability to write polished and professional technical reports.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to project sites that require off-site travel.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Bilingualism (English and French) would be considered an asset

About us:

Hemmera, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ausenco, is a leading Canadian environmental consultancy valued for our expertise and boutique approach. With a reputation for integrity and technical excellence, Hemmera offers comprehensive environmental services to a broad range of clients across Canada.

By providing quality services to our clients, Hemmera has earned the opportunity to take on challenging projects, which allows us to continue to add to our roster of exceptional professionals, contribute to scientific and regulatory dialogue, and give back to the communities where we live and work. With primary office locations in Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary, Whitehorse, Yellowknife and Toronto, we have established a strong project presence across Canada.

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Human Environment Specialist (Burnaby, BC or Whitehorse, YT)

We are looking for a highly motivated Human Environment Specialist with excellent communication, and interpersonal skills to work with our talented team. You will contribute to Hemmera’s Human Environment service offering, through the design, delivery, and reporting of socio-economic and socio-cultural projects, community, stakeholder and Indigenous engagement activities, Traditional Knowledge studies, and impact benefit agreement negotiations and implementation.

About the role:

  • Conducting social, economic, and cultural related research in order to develop community profiles, baseline reports, effects assessments, cumulative effects assessment and other similar documents/deliverables.
  • Undertaking or participating in socio-economic data interpretation and analysis.
  • Preparing well researched and written socio-economic and community consultation reports, in accordance with applicable provincial, territorial and/or federal regulatory requirements.
  • Assisting in the coordination, organization, and delivery of community consultation activities.
  • Liaising with project teams to identify and manage Indigenous-related project issues.
  • Developing and implementing consultation programs with Indigenous groups for projects in regulatory processes, including participation in meetings and open houses.
  • Assisting with programs such as Indigenous training, employment, contracting and procurement opportunities.
  • Assisting in the development of Indigenous policies and programs for clients.
  • Preparing well researched and written community consultation summary reports, in accordance with applicable provincial and/or federal regulatory requirements.

About you:

  • Degree in social sciences, or related field of study.
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong research and data analysis skills.
  • Knowledgeable of participatory action research methods and approaches.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Willing to travel, as required.
  • Understanding of environmental assessment processes in Canada.
  • Experience working with and/or an understanding of Indigenous communities.

Hemmera, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ausenco, is a leading Canadian environmental consultancy valued for our expertise and boutique approach. Our highly respected professionals have created opportunities for sustainable growth and balanced development for our clients and the communities in which they operate. With a reputation for integrity and technical excellence, Hemmera offers progressive environmental services in Site Assessment and Remediation, Environmental Planning and Ecology, Geosciences, Geomatics and Human Environment.

Hemmera recognizes that every individual’s contribution is essential to The Hemmera Way. Diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. Hemmera is a values-driven business committed to sustainability.

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Junior Geotechnical EIT/GIT (Burnaby, BC)

We are currently seeking a Junior Geotechnical EIT/GIT to join our growing Geotechnical Engineering team located in our Burnaby, BC office. As part of our geotechnical team, you will principally be involved with geotechnical and engineering designs for mining and other geotechnical projects including but not limited to geotechnical foundation design, design of tailings and waste storage facilities, design of earthwork embankments and haul roads, and development of remediation and closure plans.

About the roIe:

You will have the opportunity to take on a wide variety of tasks. Some examples are:

  • Application of AutoCAD and Autodesk CIVIL 3D for geotechnical / mining projects and earthwork
  • Preparing drawing plans, sketches, figures, and material takeoffs (MTOs)
  • Management of topographic coordinate systems (using ArcGIS, etc.)
  • Supporting in the design of geotechnical works, soil structures, civil structures, among others
  • Conduct Geotechnical analysis (e.g., stability and seepage analyses)
  • Help coordinate and be involved with geotechnical field campaigns (drilling, test pitting, logging of soil and rock)
  • Data management and reporting
  • Participation in meetings with clients

Depending on your interests and skills, there is also opportunity to get involved in report writing and technical work such as topographical, geotechnical, hydrogeological, hydrological, and/or seismic campaigns.

About you:

  • Degree in Civil or geological Engineering or Geosciences with geotechnical background (soil and rock mechanics, soil physics)
  • Experience with earthwork design (Civil 3D, ArcGIS, etc.)
  • Experience in foundation design
  • Experience working with the Mining industry is an asset
  • Good computer and communication skills
  • Familiar with the design of tailings and waste rock storage facilities, and heap leach pads for mining projects
  • Experience in preparing technical specifications is an asset
  • Some experience and aptitude for proposal preparation, development of workplans, project scheduling, etc. 
  • Geotechnical field investigation (supervision of test pits and drilling) experience is an asset
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written), including proven capabilities in technical communications
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and meet established deadlines
  • Allowed to work in Canada

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. Hemmera recognizes that every individual’s contribution is essential to The Hemmera Way. Diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. Hemmera is a values-driven business committed to sustainability.

We are a collaborative and team-oriented group. We work hard to provide exceptional customer service and high-quality deliverables to our clients, and we also have a lot of fun. We’re a supportive and collaborative bunch who help each other excel and succeed together.

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Practice Leader, Contaminated Site Assessment (Burnaby, Calgary, Whitehorse or Toronto)

We are looking for a Contaminated Sites Expert to join our team as a Contaminated Site Assessment (CSA) Practice Leader. The CSA Practice Leader is one of three Practice Leader roles within the Site Assessment and Remediation Line of Business; the other two focus on Remediation Engineering and Risk Assessment respectively.  The CSA Practice Leader role is at the forefront of practice trends and regulatory changes related to Contaminated Site Phase 1, 2 and 3 site investigations and the regulatory path to site closure.  The Practice Lead drives innovation and technical quality through the national practice.  As an expert in all aspects of site assessment and closure, this person brings scientific/technical mastery, sophisticated regulatory understanding, leadership skills, business acumen, and an entrepreneurial spirit along with a keen interest in growing and evolving the business, leading teams, and mentoring staff.

About the role

  • Provides leadership to our strategic initiative to grow contaminated site assessment and closure services across Canada, including marketing activities that communicate our technical excellence.
  • Participates in corporate-wide technical governance and innovation initiatives with Practice Leaders from other disciplines.
  • Acts as a central point of contact for internal and external stakeholders needing detailed information about Contaminated Site Assessment.
  • Develops and maintains key client relationships and supports growth of the team and business.
  • Maintains a high level of technical expertise by remaining involved in complex or specialized projects.
  • Mentors project managers and technical staff overseeing projects involving multiple service areas and subcontracts as well as stakeholder, client and / or schedule challenges.
  • Clearly communicates and provides expert support and advice within and outside of the organization.

 About you

  • Recognized as an expert in contaminated site investigations and regulatory closure with a dedication to and passion for your discipline.
  • Professionally registered in a related discipline (P.Ag, P.Geo, P.Eng, P.Bio, P.Chem).
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in contaminated sites.
  • Expert understanding of contaminated sites regulatory requirements in home Province/Territory and experience working in Canadian regions outside home Province/Territory.
  • Consulting acumen, including an entrepreneurial spirit, strong self-direction, and overarching belief in client satisfaction.
  • Strong people skills and an ability to work in a team environment.
  • Experience in leading, mentoring, and training staff.
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills, with proficiency in a second language including French or Spanish an asset.
  • Experience within land development, mining and/or transportation sectors is an asset.
  • Hold, or eligible for, a standards-based CSAP designation in BC, is an asset.

About Us

Hemmera, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ausenco, is a leading Canadian environmental consultancy valued for our expertise and boutique approach. With a reputation for integrity and technical excellence, Hemmera offers comprehensive environmental services to a broad range of clients across Canada.

By providing quality services to our clients, Hemmera has earned the opportunity to take on challenging projects, which allows us to continue to add to our roster of exceptional professionals, contribute to scientific and regulatory dialogue, and give back to the communities where we live and work. With primary office locations in Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary, Whitehorse, and Toronto, we have established a strong project presence across Canada.

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Practice Leader, Mine Closure and Reclamation (Burnaby, Calgary, Whitehorse or Toronto)

We are looking for a Practice Leader, Mine Closure and Reclamation to join our team. You will work on a variety of interesting and challenging projects across Canada and internationally. As an expert in mine closure planning and reclamation, you will bring your technical expertise, sophisticated regulatory understanding, leadership skills, and an entrepreneurial spirit along with a keen interest in growing and evolving the business and mentoring staff.

About the role:

  • Providing leadership to our strategic initiative to grow mine closure and reclamation services across Canada and globally.
  • Develop and maintain key client relationships and support growth of the team and business.
  • Providing technical and regulatory support to mining projects and mines, working seamlessly with multi-disciplinary teams, including hydrogeologists, hydrologists, biologists, and engineers.
  • Providing expert technical support and advice within and outside of the organization on mine closure and reclamation.
  • Playing an active role in identifying, planning, and executing proposals and other business development opportunities.
  • Mentoring and developing staff.
About you:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Environmental science
  • Recognized as an expert in mine closure / reclamation with a dedication to and passion for your discipline.
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience providing technical advice within the mining sector.
  • P Ag., P.Geo. or equivalent professional designation in BC or ON and preferrable other Canadian provinces and territories.
  • Consulting acumen, including an entrepreneurial spirit, strong self-direction, and overarching belief in client satisfaction.
  • Strong writing skills and experience writing and costing mine closure plans and reclamation plans.
  • Strong people skills and an ability to work in a team environment.
  • Experience in leading, mentoring, and training staff.
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills, with proficiency in a second language including French or Spanish an advantage.

About Us

Hemmera, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ausenco, is a leading Canadian environmental consultancy valued for our expertise and boutique approach. With a reputation for integrity and technical excellence, Hemmera offers comprehensive environmental services to a broad range of clients across Canada.

By providing quality services to our clients, Hemmera has earned the opportunity to take on challenging projects, which allows us to continue to add to our roster of exceptional professionals, contribute to scientific and regulatory dialogue, and give back to the communities where we live and work. With primary office locations in Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary, Whitehorse, and Toronto, we have established a strong project presence across Canada.

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Project Manager (Whitehorse, YT)

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with excellent business development, technical and people skills to join our Hemmera team. You will be a professional engineer or scientist with northern project management experience in the fields of environmental planning and ecology and/or contaminated site investigation and remediation and who can lead challenging projects and play a key role in the growth and development of the firm.

This role will be based out of our Whitehorse office and will require limited travel to client or project sites as needed.

 

About the role:

  • Providing team leadership in the areas of environmental monitoring, planning and permitting, contaminated site investigations and remediation, and environmental planning & ecological services.
  • Managing complex tasks related to projects while managing multi-disciplinary teams, including biologists, scientists, environmental monitors, engineers, hydrogeologists, risk assessors, and technical specialists as well as multiple contractors and subcontractors.
  • Managing projects from proposal generation to the delivery of quality reports. Develops and maintains a project plan and ensures projects are successfully delivered on time and within budget.
  • Developing strong client relationships, provides ongoing dialogue over the course of a project and ensures client’s needs are communicated and successfully delivered upon.
  • Assisting in the mentoring and development of junior and intermediate staff with respect to environmental assessment, contaminated sites and project management services.
  • Promoting and maintaining a positive work environment through a culture of teamwork and cooperation within the office, region, and between other areas of the organization.

You want to deliver environmental impact assessments, regulatory support and studies to clients with the support of a highly competent and collaborative team as well as be mentored by the best in the business.

 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering or Science-related field.
  • PMP designation, or equivalent, is an asset.
  • You have a minimum six years of experience, including two years in an assistant or support project management role.
  • Project administration or experience managing projects, including budgets and schedules.
  • You have experience engaging with clients and managing projects in northern and remote areas.
  • Proficient with supervising contractors and subcontractors would also be an asset.
  • Strong project management skills and experience with the territorial, provincial and federal regulatory regimes is required.
  • Experience preparing remedial action plans and prepare cost projections to implement the plans would be an asset.
  • Ability and willingness to conduct site visits and field work, which can sometimes be conducted in remote locations, adverse outdoor conditions (hot summer or cold winter days, derelict buildings, construction, contaminated sites);
  • Able and willing to occasionally work during non-regular business hours, including weekends.
  • Excellent organizational skills, communication skills and attention to detail.

About us:

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. Diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. Hemmera is a values-driven business committed to sustainability. Our actions, decisions, behaviours, and communications are based on our foundational values of Respect, Integrity, Accountability, and Sustainability. Our values of Innovation, Responsiveness, and Adaptability will shape how we continue to grow, compete, and diversify. We give back to the communities in which we work through a variety of significant initiatives.

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Project Manager, Contaminated Sites (Burnaby, BC)

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with excellent business development, technical and people skills to join our Hemmera team. You will be a professional engineer/scientist with experience in the fields of environmental management, contaminated site investigation and remediation and environmental engineering design who can lead challenging projects and play a key role in the growth and development of the firm.  

 About the role

  • Providing leadership in the areas of environmental site investigations, both large- and small-scale ex-situ remedial excavations, operation of in-situ remedial treatment systems, compliance auditing, groundwater treatment design, implementation and optimization.
  • Managing complex tasks related to projects while managing small multi-disciplinary teams, including engineers, hydrogeologists, and risk assessors, as well as multiple contractors and subcontractors.
  • Managing projects from proposal generation to the delivery of quality reports. Develops and maintains a project plan and ensures projects are successfully delivered on time and within budget.
  • Maintaining and enhancing revenue from current clients as well as pursue new clients in order to grow the existing base of business through the acquisition of new opportunities.
  • Developing strong client relationships, providing ongoing dialogue over the course of a project and ensures client’s needs are communicated and successfully delivered upon.
  • Assisting in the mentoring and development of junior and intermediate staff with respect to contaminated sites and project management services.

About you  

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering or Science related field.
  • Professional registration or the ability to obtain registration as a P.Eng., P.Geol. or P.Biol. is required.
  • You have a minimum eight years of experience, including two years in an assistant or support project management role.
  • Strong project management skills and experience with both the provincial and federal regulatory regimes is required.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Bonus Points

The following attributes may give you a competitive edge:

  • Land development, mining and/or federal government project experience.
  • Soils background, designing and implementing soil sampling programs
  • Experience preparing remedial action plans and prepare cost projections to implement the plans
  • Proficient with supervising contractors and subcontractors.

About us:

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. Diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. Hemmera is a values-driven business committed to sustainability. Our actions, decisions, behaviours, and communications are based on our foundational values of Respect, Integrity, Accountability, and Sustainability. Our values of Innovation, Responsiveness, and Adaptability will shape how we continue to grow, compete, and diversify. We give back to the communities in which we work through a variety of significant initiatives.

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Project Manager, Environmental Planning & Ecology (Burnaby, BC)

You’re an experienced or emerging Project Manager with a reputation for providing high-quality service to clients. You want to deliver environmental impact assessments, regulatory and permitting support and studies to clients with the support of a highly competent and collaborative team as well as be mentored by the best in the business. You’re looking to grow your career within a company that shares your values and is strongly entrepreneurial.

About the role

In your role, you will have the opportunity to take on a wide variety of tasks. Some examples are:

  • Serving as a primary point of contact for internal and external clients in the delivery of environmental planning and ecological services.
  • Developing client relationships that facilitate successful delivery of projects and the maintenance of future and ongoing opportunities.
  • Effectively communicating with the project team to ensure efficient and effective execution of projects.
  • Overseeing projects involving multiple service areas and subcontractors.
  • Overseeing project deliverables, including quality, technical content, and consistency with client expectations.
  • Reviewing and preparing client invoices, including expenses, sub-contractor and supplier invoices, rate reviews and billing titles
  • Managing purchase orders and change orders
  • Leading Project Controls including tracking project budgets, monitoring accounts payable and receivables, schedule management, cost forecasting and accruals preparation
  • Promoting a positive work environment through a culture of teamwork and cooperation within the office, region, and between other areas of the organization.

About You

You are solutions-oriented and have the following skills:

  • A university degree in Environmental Sciences or related field.
  • 1-3 years’ experience managing projects, including budgets and schedules, in an environmental consulting setting.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to think independently and strategically, maintain a positive attitude, be self-motivated and employ a strong work initiative.
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.
  • Familiarity with MS Outlook, Excel and Word

Bonus Points

The following attributes may give you a competitive edge:

  • Ability to support report preparation and experience with technical writing.
  • A master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • A professional designation (e.g., PMP, R.P.Bio or P.Biol.) or eligibility for a designation.
  • Experience collaborating with Indigenous peoples.
  • Experience with business development.
  • Experience in the ports, terminals, mining, oil and gas or transportation sectors in BC, Canada, USA or internationally.

About us:

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. Diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. Hemmera is a values-driven business committed to sustainability. Our actions, decisions, behaviours, and communications are based on our foundational values of Respect, Integrity, Accountability, and Sustainability. Our values of Innovation, Responsiveness, and Adaptability will shape how we continue to grow, compete, and diversify. We give back to the communities in which we work through a variety of significant initiatives.

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Project Manager, Human Environment (Burnaby, Victoria, BC or Whitehorse, YT)

We are looking for a highly motivated Project Manager with excellent communication, and interpersonal skills to work with our talented team. As a member of the Human Environment team, you will interface with internal experts within Hemmera, external communities, aboriginal groups and other project stakeholders on First Nation consultation and engagement activities, and socio-economic and environmental assessments, using your expertise in social, economic, cultural, health, First Nations and land and resource use studies.

About the role

As a Project Manager (Human Environment) you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of taks such as:

Project Management

  • Manage projects from the identification of opportunities, through proposal generation, to the delivery of quality reports, and other project deliverables.
  • Responsible for quality assurance on project deliverables.
  • Contribute to strategies for community and First Nation engagement.
  • Develop and maintain current contacts and relationships in local and First Nations communities as identified with the VP and Business Leader.
  • Design and execute financial and budget management aspects of small to large, multidisciplinary projects.

Public and First Nation Consultation

  • Develop, lead and deliver specified components of community and First Nation consultation and engagement programs.
  • Conduct research and analysis to prepare for appropriate consultation and guiding others to assist you.
  • Assist with the coordination of First Nations training, employment, contracting and procurements opportunities.

Socio-economics

  • Develop and/or contribute to environmental and socio-economic assessments, programs and studies, in accordance with territorial, provincial and federal requirements.
  • Facilitate and contribute to project-specific deliverables while supporting the achievement of objectives with respect to project schedule, milestones and quality.
  • Participating in the development of research methodologies and work plans for socio-economic analysis.
  • Supporting the development and growth of existing socio-economic project deliverables and services.

Business Development

  • Work closely with the Human Environment VP and Business Leader to expand project work opportunities with existing and potential clients.
  • Market Hemmera’s full range of services to existing and potential clients through client meetings, participation in workshops, conferences, etc. 

About you

  • 10+ years of experience in the field of engagement and/or socio-economics
  • 5+ years managing projects
  • PMP designation is an asset but not required
  • Previous experience in consulting is an asset but not required
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to think independently and strategically, maintain a positive attitude, be self-motivated and employ a strong work initiative.
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.

About us:

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. Diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. Hemmera is a values-driven business committed to sustainability. Our actions, decisions, behaviours, and communications are based on our foundational values of Respect, Integrity, Accountability, and Sustainability. Our values of Innovation, Responsiveness, and Adaptability will shape how we continue to grow, compete, and diversify. We give back to the communities in which we work through a variety of significant initiatives.

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Project Manager, Intermediate / Senior (Yellowknife, NWT)

You are a highly motivated individual with excellent business development, technical and people skills to join our Hemmera team. You will be a professional scientist with northern project management experience in the fields of environmental planning and ecology and/or contaminated site investigation and remediation and who can lead challenging projects and play a key role in the growth and development of the firm.

This role will be based out of our Yellowknife office and will require limited travel to client or project sites as needed.

About the role

In your role, you will have the opportunity to take on a wide variety of tasks. Some examples include:

  • Providing team leadership in the areas of environmental monitoring, planning and permitting, contaminated site investigations and remediation, and environmental planning & ecological services.
  • Managing complex tasks related to projects while managing multi-disciplinary teams, including biologists, scientists, environmental monitors, engineers, hydrogeologists, risk assessors, and technical specialists as well as multiple contractors and subcontractors.
  • Managing projects from proposal generation to the delivery of quality reports. Develops and maintains a project plan and ensures projects are successfully delivered on time and within budget.
  • Developing strong client relationships, provides ongoing dialogue over the course of a project and ensures client’s needs are communicated and successfully delivered upon.
  • Assisting in the mentoring and development of junior and intermediate staff with respect to environmental assessment, contaminated sites and project management services.
  • Promoting and maintaining a positive work environment through a culture of teamwork and cooperation within the office, region, and between other areas of the organization.
  • Implementing Hemmera processes and approaches (e.g., project management, quality program) to ensure that schedule, cost and quality objectives for project deliverables are achieved.
  • Familiarity with environmental compliance and industry best management practices and mitigation measures.
  • Leading or contributing to the development of regulatory submissions, including NWT Water Board Land Use Permits and Water Licenses.
  • Liaising with regulatory agencies, government agencies, stakeholders, industry representatives, and Indigenous peoples and businesses.
  • Mentoring junior staff.

 About you

You are solutions-oriented and have the following skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering related field.
  • Professional designation, or ability to obtain, is considered an asset.
  • You have a minimum five years of experience, with two year in a consulting role.
  • Project administration or experience managing projects, including budgets and schedules.
  • You have experience engaging with clients and managing projects in northern and remote areas.
  • Proficient with supervising contractors and subcontractors would also be an asset.
  • Strong project management skills and experience with the territorial, provincial and federal regulatory regimes is required.
  • Experience preparing project proposals and cost projections.
  • Excellent organizational skills, communication skills and attention to detail.
  • An understanding of the ecological and socio-economic realities of the North.
  • Understanding of the NWT Land and Water Boards processes (Water Licensing and Land Permitting).
  • Understanding of the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board processes (Environmental Assessment).
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Valid driver’s license

About us:

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. Diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. Hemmera is a values-driven business committed to sustainability. Our actions, decisions, behaviours, and communications are based on our foundational values of Respect, Integrity, Accountability, and Sustainability. Our values of Innovation, Responsiveness, and Adaptability will shape how we continue to grow, compete, and diversify. We give back to the communities in which we work through a variety of significant initiatives.

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Senior Environmental Scientist/Engineer, Contaminated Sites (Burnaby, BC)

We are looking for a Senior Environment Scientist or Engineer to join our site assessment and remediation team. You will work on a variety of interesting and challenging projects across Canada and internationally. As an expert in all aspects of site assessment, investigations and remediation you bring scientific/technical mastery, sophisticated regulatory understanding, leadership skills, business acumen, and an entrepreneurial spirit along with a keen interest in growing and evolving the business, leading teams, and mentoring staff.

About the role:

  • Provide leadership to our strategic initiative to grow investigations and remediation services across Canada.
  • Develop and maintain key client relationships and support growth of the team and business.
  • Direct and perform highly complex or specialized aspects of the work while leading project managers and overseeing projects involving multiple service areas and subcontracts as well as stakeholder, client and / or schedule challenges.
  • Provide expert support and advice within and outside of the organization.
  • Mentor and develop staff.
About you:
  • Recognized as an expert in environmental investigations and remediation with a dedication to and passion for your discipline.
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in contaminated sites
  • Expert understanding of contaminated sites regulatory requirements in BC
  • Professional designation in BC.
  • Hold or eligible for a standards based CSAP designation.
  • Experience within land development, mining and/or transportation is an asset
  • Consulting acumen, including an entrepreneurial spirit, strong self-direction, and overarching belief in client satisfaction.
  • Strong people skills and an ability to work in a team environment.
  • Experience in leading, mentoring, and training staff.
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills, with proficiency in a second language including French or Spanish an advantage.

About Us

Hemmera, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ausenco, is a leading Canadian environmental consultancy valued for our expertise and boutique approach. With a reputation for integrity and technical excellence, Hemmera offers comprehensive environmental services to a broad range of clients across Canada.

By providing quality services to our clients, Hemmera has earned the opportunity to take on challenging projects, which allows us to continue to add to our roster of exceptional professionals, contribute to scientific and regulatory dialogue, and give back to the communities where we live and work. With primary office locations in Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary, Whitehorse, Yellowknife and Toronto, we have established a strong project presence across Canada.

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Senior Environmental Scientist/Engineer, Contaminated Sites (Burlington, ON)

We are looking for a Senior Environment Scientist or Engineer to join our site assessment and remediation team. You will work on a variety of interesting and challenging projects across Canada and internationally. As an expert in all aspects of site assessment, investigations and remediation you bring scientific/technical mastery, sophisticated regulatory understanding, leadership skills, business acumen, and an entrepreneurial spirit along with a keen interest in growing and evolving the business, leading teams, and mentoring staff.

About the role:

  • Provide leadership to our strategic initiative to grow investigations and remediation services across Canada.
  • Develop and maintain key client relationships and support growth of the team and business.
  • Direct and perform highly complex or specialized aspects of the work while leading project managers and overseeing projects involving multiple service areas and subcontracts as well as stakeholder, client and / or schedule challenges.
  • Provide expert support and advice within and outside of the organization.
  • Mentor and develop staff.

About you:

  • Recognized as an expert in environmental investigations and remediation with a dedication to and passion for your discipline.
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in contaminated sites
  • Expert understanding of contaminated sites regulatory requirements in Ontario.
  • Professional designation in Ontario.
  • Hold or eligible for a standards based QP designation.
  • Experience within land development, oil and gas, mining and/or transportation is an asset
  • Consulting acumen, including an entrepreneurial spirit, strong self-direction, and overarching belief in client satisfaction.
  • Strong people skills and an ability to work in a team environment.
  • Experience in leading, mentoring, and training staff.
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills, with proficiency in a second language including French or Spanish an advantage.

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. Hemmera recognizes that diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera, we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. Hemmera is a values-driven business committed to sustainability.

We are a collaborative and team-oriented group. We work hard to provide exceptional customer service and high-quality deliverables to our clients.  We’re extremely competitive when it comes to winning proposals and achieving client needs but, we also like to find time for fun. We’re a supportive and collaborative bunch who help each other excel and succeed together.

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Senior Land Use Planner (Burlington, ON)

We are seeking a Senior Land Use Planner with a passion for land development and land use policy, experienced working for both private and municipal clients.  You will have established client relationships, be active in industry associations, and be viewed as a leader among peers.  In this role you will support business development and expansion of planning services within the Ontario market. You will work collaboratively with clients, internally with the Environmental Planning and Ecology, as well as Site Assessment and Remediation lines of business, to successfully implement projects and develop business. If you’re the right person for the job, we are open to discussing you being located in one of our other eastern Canada offices (London, Montreal, Toronto) or working remotely.

About the role:

  • Provide thoughtful leadership in land use strategy, planning, and policy in Ontario
  • Develop business with an existing network and new clients requiring land use planning services
  • Work collaboratively with other lines of business to introduce the full suite of services provided by Hemmera
  • Train, mentor and develop staff to grow their careers and the business
  • Maintain professional relationships with planning authorities, regulatory agencies and industry associations.
About you:
  • A post-secondary degree from an accredited institution with a recognized planning program
  • A MCIP or RPP designation is required for the position
  • Minimum ten years of experience in land use planning with a consulting firm and/or municipal government
  • A well-developed knowledge of the Ontario Planning Act
  • A thorough understanding of and demonstrated aptitude for analyzing complex legal and regulatory documents, including official plans, zoning bylaws, growth plan and other applicable policy documents
  • Guiding clients through the approval process including providing strategic advice and innovative solutions to land use planning issues
  • Leading the submission of a variety of planning applications and site plan designs
  • Preparing and submitting planning justification reports, urban design briefs, draft Zoning By-laws, and draft Official Plan Amendments
  • Knowledge of socio-economic assessments, engagement, consultation, and master planning
  • Knowledge and experience with municipal and provincial environmental assessment process is considered an asset.
  • A track record of managing multi-disciplinary consultant teams
  • Client facing skills with ability to communicate at senior levels and across a range of stakeholders including clients, other consultants and regulators during project meetings
  • In-depth understanding of the Ontario market and clients requiring planning services
  • Ability to support and lead business development activities through early client interaction, develop scopes of work and grow a client network
  • Strong communication, organization, and leadership skills.
  • Possess a class G Ontario driver’s license.

About us

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our recent acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. Hemmera recognizes that every individual’s contribution is essential to The Hemmera Way. Diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. Hemmera is a values-driven business committed to sustainability.

You will be part of Hemmera’s Environmental Planning and Ecology (EPE) Line of Business. We are a collaborative and team-oriented group. We work hard to provide exceptional customer service and high-quality deliverables to our clients, and we also have a lot of fun. We are a supportive and collaborative bunch who help each other excel and succeed together.

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Senior Project Manager (Burnaby, BC)

You are a senior professional with a reputation for providing high-quality service to clients. You want to deliver environmental impact assessments, regulatory and permitting support and studies to clients with the support of a highly competent and collaborative team as well as be mentored by the best in the business. You’re looking to grow your career within a company that shares your values and is strongly entrepreneurial.

Hemmera recognizes that every individual’s contribution is essential to The Hemmera Way – a collective way of thinking that defines our behaviours, actions, attitudes, and approach to everything we do. The Hemmera Way differentiates us from our competitors by the way we practice Hemmera’s collective values of being people based, business focused, and values driven while delivering performance excellence to our clients and projects.

To support Hemmera’s continued growth and expansion we are looking for a Senior Project Manager to join our Environmental Planning & Ecology (EPE) team in Burnaby. If you are an environmental professional, with experience in project management, environmental assessment and leadership of environmental project teams we want to hear from you. Your role will be to work with project managers to lead the delivery of current projects and as well as the development of new opportunities in the BC and Yukon regions and to support delivery of our national business. If you’re the right person for the job, we are open to discussing you being located in another office location or working remotely.

About the role:

  • Providing leadership to the management of environmental projects in western Canada and nationally including: building and directing multi-disciplinary project teams, developing and executing work-plans, and working directly with our clients and their partners, and with regulators.
  • Promoting the growth of Hemmera’s core service areas, fostering and maintaining a strong reputation in the marketplace as an industry expert to enhance relationships with existing clients and develop new clients.
  • Developing project proposals and lead the client/business development process through marketing plans and strategies.
  • Maintaining and growing your industry and professional knowledge and leadership skills to ensure Hemmera remains ahead of the marketplace.
  • Seeking out and acquiring new business opportunities and taking action to identify opportunities to expand the scope of existing projects.
  • Developing client relationships that facilitate successful delivery of projects and the maintenance of future/ongoing opportunities.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to clients and prospective clients.
  • Promoting and maintaining a positive work environment through a culture of teamwork and cooperation within the office, region, and between other areas of the organization.
  • Provide leadership, coaching and mentorship, supporting the development of Hemmera’s staff to build reputation and capacity of the team.
About you:
 

You are entrepreneurial in nature, have previous experience in leading complex projects, and are a client focused professional who thrives in a fast-paced team-approach environment. You have a strong understanding of environmental management considerations across a number of different sectors.

  • Related technical qualifications including relevant undergraduate degree. Holding a professional designation is an asset.
  • 10 – 15 years of related progressive experience including experience in a Project Manager role or discipline lead role.
  • Extensive project / discipline management experience involving fully managing multiple projects from beginning to end.
  • Exposure to a variety of projects, sectors, multiple clients, and various degrees of project complexity.
  • Demonstrated experience in building and maintaining a team of professionals to support projects and the business.
  • Demonstrated track record of risk, financial and budget management.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to think independently and strategically, maintain a positive attitude, be self-motivated and employ a strong work initiative.
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.

About us

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. Hemmera recognizes that every individual’s contribution is essential to The Hemmera Way. Diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. Hemmera is a values-driven business committed to sustainability. Our actions, decisions, behaviours, and communications are based on our foundational values of Respect, Integrity, Accountability, and Sustainability. Our values of Innovation, Responsiveness, and Adaptability will shape how we continue to grow, compete, and diversify. We give back to the communities in which we work through a variety of significant initiatives.

You will be part of Hemmera’s Environmental Planning and Ecology (EPE) Line of Business. We are a collaborative and team-oriented group. We work hard to provide exceptional customer service and high-quality deliverables to our clients, and we also have a lot of fun. We’re a supportive and collaborative bunch who help each other excel and succeed together. Click to learn more about our hiring practices during covid.

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Senior Project Manager, Mining & Environment (Burlington, ON)

You are an experienced Project Manager with a background in science, environmental assessment (EA) and permitting looking to work with high-performing teams on both large and small projects. You have strong experience in the mining sector and are looking for new opportunities to grow your career and take on new challenges within a company that shares your values and is strongly entrepreneurial.

About the role

In your role, you will have the opportunity to take on a wide variety of tasks. Some examples are:

  • Project management.
  • Developing and coordinating environmental baseline studies.
  • Providing strategic regulatory advice to proponents and technical teams during all stages of the project life cycle, including planning and feasibility studies, EA, post-EA permitting and compliance.
  • Leading the development of EA and permitting related applications and reports, including drafting of text, editing of text developed by technical disciplines, and providing senior strategic review of technical documents.
  • Leading the development of regulatory strategies for pre-EA and EA review phases and permitting review processes.
  • Providing leadership in managing and tracking communication processes between proponents, environmental teams, regulatory agencies and working groups.
  • Playing an active role in identifying, planning, and executing proposals and other business development opportunities.
  • Assisting in the mentoring, training, and career development of junior and intermediate staff with respect to EA and permitting work.
  • Providing leadership in implementing Hemmera processes and approaches (e.g., project management, quality program) to ensure that schedule, cost, and quality objectives for project deliverables are achieved.

 About you

You are solutions-oriented and have the following skills:

  • Project management experience or a PMP certification.
  • A university degree(s) in natural sciences, resource management, environmental planning, or engineering.
  • A professional designation (e.g., EP. RPP, P.Eng., P.Geo.) or the ability to obtain one.
  • 10 years of relevant professional experience with increasing responsibilities in eastern Canada.
  • Knowledge of provincial, territorial, and federal environmental legislation gained through formal studies and practical experience, including the Ontario Environmental Assessment Act and Federal Impact Assessment Act (and previous iterations)
  • General knowledge of a range of environmental disciplines (e.g., air quality, surface and groundwater quality, vegetation, wildlife, fish and fish habitat, socioeconomics, archaeology).
  • General knowledge of effects on the environment on Indigenous interests, consultation requirements, incorporation of traditional knowledge in EA and permitting.
  • Understanding of the mitigation hierarchy and general knowledge of or experience with compensation planning.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including technical writing.
  • Ability to think independently and strategically, maintain a positive attitude, be self-motivated and employ a strong work initiative.
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.

Bonus Points

The following attributes may give you a competitive edge:

  • A master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Fluency in French and/or Spanish.
  • Experience collaborating with Indigenous peoples.
  • Experience with client liaison and business development.

About us

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. Hemmera recognizes that diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera, we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. Hemmera is a values-driven business committed to sustainability.

You will be part of Hemmera’s Environmental Planning and Ecology (EPE) Line of Business. We are a collaborative and team-oriented group. We work hard to provide exceptional customer service and high-quality deliverables to our clients.  We’re extremely competitive when it comes to winning proposals and achieving client needs but, we also like to find time for fun. We’re a supportive and collaborative bunch who help each other excel and succeed together.

The role is based in our Burlington, Ontario office, but you may be required to travel for short periods of time. If you’re the right person for the job, we are open to discussing possible remote working arrangements or working from one of our satellite offices.

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Vice President, Ontario/East Region

We are currently seeking a leader with an outstanding reputation in the Ontario environmental market, who is entrepreneurial, and excited to be part of a dynamic and growing consultancy. The Vice President, Ontario Region has primary responsibility for the performance of the regional business in the areas of promoting the Company’s values and culture, resource management, project delivery, safety, quality, and achieving financial performance. As a member of our national senior leadership team, you will lead specific operational and commercial initiatives to accelerate progress against the growth strategies of the business. You have a strong understanding of environmental management and consulting in the context of mining projects.

The successful candidate will lead a highly trained and experienced team providing all aspects of environmental consulting to the private and public sectors, in the areas of Environmental Planning and Ecology, Site Assessment and Remediation, Human Environment, Geosciences.  You have the leadership skills necessary to strengthen the business performance by creating an inclusive work environment where employees are engaged, excel in their abilities, and clients receive superior service from our diverse project teams. The Regional Vice President mentors and grows staff; ensuring employees receive the necessary support and opportunities for development and advancement.

About the role:

  • Strategic planning, communication and developing / facilitating a vision for the Region in alignment with Hemmera’s Strategic Plan.
  • Promoting business growth through appropriate investments and enhancements of existing capabilities, the identification of opportunities to establish specialized skills.
  • Maintaining a high personal profile in the external marketplace and participate directly in the marketing of significant opportunities.
  • Promoting and maintaining an inclusive culture of teamwork and cooperation within the region and between other areas of the organization.
  • Full management of the P&L, including developing an annual operating plan and budget to achieve KPI’s, identifying and resolving issues, and actively managing the financial results.
  • Ensuring effective communication, and exchange of best practices, knowledge, and expertise between staff in various locations and across multi-disciplinary specialties.
  • Providing oversight and leadership to the management of project teams to ensure that technical services are delivered in a manner consistent with Hemmera quality objectives.
  • Recruiting, evaluating, and hiring leaders with the talent to propel the organization forward.
  • Providing leadership for training, coaching, development, and succession planning of key talent.
  • Participating in national senior leadership meetings providing input and direction on key strategic decisions and assisting with the creation and implementation of strategic initiatives and tactical objectives necessary for Hemmera to be a market leader.
About you:
  • A relevant degree in Environmental Science or Engineering; professional designation preferred
  • At least 15 years of experience in the environmental industry; experience within the mining sector of this region preferred
  • A proven skillset working with multi-disciplinary environmental teams; experience providing environmental consulting within engineering delivery strongly preferred
  • Maintains knowledge of current industry trends and issues
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with, inspire, and manage a diverse group of people
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a propensity for the development, mentorship, and guidance of potential leaders
  • Demonstrated track record of financial and budget management
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare, execute, and achieve strategic business development plans
  • Demonstrated experience with personnel management including hiring of new staff, mentoring, conflict resolution, problem solving, motivation and leadership
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and drive to help build a high functioning, profitable, and reputable team
  • Able to thrive in a team focused environment and engage in creative, critical thought; takes initiative and can function at a high level on multi-disciplinary teams

Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • MBA from an accredited institution
  • Previous experience fully managing a P&L of similar size
  • Diverse experience in environmental consulting across all markets and sectors; concentrated experience in the mining, renewable energy, ports & terminals, or land development sectors is strongly preferred
  • Multi-site location management experience strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to provide strategic oversight to a high functioning business unit, grow and develop client base, and expand services and markets
  • Established network with potential clients, regulators and environmental professionals
  • Ability to work in a team environment across multiple locations within the organization
  • Background using logic and reasoning to understand, analyze, and evaluate a variety of situations and research information to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to the situation
  • The successful candidate is located in the Greater Toronto Area

About us

Hemmera, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ausenco, is a leading Canadian environmental consultancy valued for our expertise, entrepreneurial spirit, and boutique approach. Our highly respected professionals have created opportunities for sustainable growth and balanced development for our clients. With a reputation for integrity and technical excellence, Hemmera has earned the opportunity to take on challenging projects, which allows us to continue to add to our roster of exceptional professionals, contribute to scientific and regulatory dialogue, and give back to the communities where we live and work.

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Vice President, Site Assessment and Remediation (Multiple Locations)

We are currently seeking a leader with an outstanding reputation in the environmental market; this person is entrepreneurial and excited to be part of a dynamic and growing consultancy.  The Vice President, Site Assessment and Remediation (SAR) is accountable for setting the overall national SAR vision and strategy, supporting growth in our strategic sectors and regions, and working with our incredible client base to advance our business nationally.  This role innovates, unites our technical practices and experts, and promotes our exceptional SAR team inside and outside the business.  Responsibilities include client engagement, business development, people leadership and resource management, safety and quality, execution of projects, employee experience and achievement of the financial performance of the SAR business.

This role may be performed from any of our offices in Canada and requires travel for short periods of time. If you’re the right person for the job, we are open to discussing possible remote working arrangements.

About the role

  • Develops and facilitates a vision for SAR in alignment with the corporate strategic plan, as well as an annual growth plan and budget.
  • Maintains a high personal profile in the national marketplace and participates directly with key clients and in the marketing of significant opportunities.
  • Ensures effective communication across SAR, and exchange of best practices, knowledge, and expertise between SAR practices and staff in various locations and across multi-disciplinary specialties.
  • Manages the SAR Practice Leaders, who are responsible for technical governance within their practices of Site Assessment and Closure, Remediation Engineering and Risk Assessment.
  • Drives an overall increase in SAR’s service depth and quality.
  • Provides leadership and development opportunities for staff by demonstrating the links between technical expertise and success in the consulting business.
  • Provides expert support and advice within and outside of the organization.
  • Mentors and develops staff.

 About you

  • A minimum of fifteen years overall experience in contaminated site investigation, remediation and risk assessment, and associated regulatory consulting.
  • A trusted advisor and highly regarded leader who can garner client confidence and build top line growth.
  • Excellent business acumen coupled with strong business development experience and solid technical skills within a professional services environment.
  • Demonstrated exceptional client care and service delivery skills with proven ability to develop and deliver on strategics, business plans, and budgets.
  • Experience in building and leading senior teams that are geographically dispersed and diverse.
  • Experience growing and developing a line of business that is multi-provincial and provides regional capacity.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and relationship building skills with a dedication to developing lasting client partnerships (internally and externally).
  • Relevant professional designation or ability to obtain one would be preferred.

About us

Hemmera, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ausenco, is a leading Canadian environmental consultancy valued for our expertise, entrepreneurial spirit, and boutique approach. Our highly respected professionals have created opportunities for sustainable growth and balanced development for our clients. With a reputation for integrity and technical excellence, Hemmera has earned the opportunity to take on challenging projects, which allows us to continue to add to our roster of exceptional professionals, contribute to scientific and regulatory dialogue, and give back to the communities where we live and work.

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A written service agreement must be established with Hemmera’s Human Resources department before any resumes will be accepted; all resumes must be sent directly to the Human Resources department for qualification and not directly to the hiring manager. Hemmera will not pay any fees for recruitment activities related to the hiring of a candidate if the recruitment process outlined above has not been followed.

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