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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Environmental Field Technician (Burlington, ON)

We are looking for an experienced Environmental Field Technician to join our Site Assessment and Remediation team working across a variety of interesting and challenging projects in Ontario. You will be responsible for assisting project managers and senior engineers/geoscientists with contaminated sites and geotechnical related projects, conducting on-site investigations, collecting samples, and data analysis and dissemination.

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, data tabulation, environmental data interpretation, and coordination of field subcontractors, reporting and documentation
  • Field support for geotechnical assessments
  • 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.
  • Operation & maintenance of field equipment (sampling pumps, flow meters, etc.)
  • Preparing reports, drawings and identifying recommendations based on sampling and field inspection data

About you:

You will be an environmental technologist, preferably a Certified Engineering Technologist (CET) or equivalently experienced field professional with experience in the contaminated sites investigation and remediation as well as geotechnical assessment fields. Other qualifications include:

  • College diploma in environmental technology or related discipline
  • Minimum of 6 years relevant experience conducting Phase I & Phase II Environmental Site Assessments and Remediation work of all types
  • 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, which can sometimes be conducted in 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

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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Geomatics Specialist, Junior (Burnaby, BC)

We are looking for a highly motivated Geomatics Specialist (Junior) to work in Hemmera’s British Columbia/Yukon Region.  Remote work available. You will have training and experience that goes beyond the basic understanding of ArcGIS and AutoCAD tools to enter, process, and effectively display information of a spatial nature. You have knowledge and experience with data management and associated standards and best practices, and with all stages of a data centric project life cycle (from data capture through to dissemination to the end-user).  To be successful you will have strong cartographic, data management, and spatial analysis skills together with excellent interpersonal skills, as you be working with clients and staff at all levels within our company.

About the role:

  • Provide quality GIS and CAD production work to both our internal and external clients, within budget and on time.
  • Take on other types of Geomatics related tasks as circumstances may dictate.
  • With a particular focus on handling large datasets in the ESRI software environment, this person will work closely with internal and external clients to meet their day-to-day data and map production needs.
  • Assist in designing and developing custom tools on several platforms to help streamline everyday data management processes.
About you:
  • Minimum of a Bachelor Degree (or technical equivalent) in GIS or in a Geomatics related discipline.
  • 1 to 3 years hands-on Geomatics industry experience
  • Thorough understanding of both CAD and GIS environments and concepts, with a focus on ESRI ArcGIS suite of products and AutoCAD applications.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a passion for problem solving and assisting our clients.
  • Knowledge of SDE, relational datasets, data management, python programming, web mapping, and ESRI’s Portal would be considered an asset.
  • Superior organizational and time-management skills and the ability to multi-task and take initiative.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy of work.
  • Willingness to work with all levels of employees on various projects of differing complexity, while providing excellent customer service throughout.
  • Inclination to learn and become part of a dynamic Geomatics team environment, and participate in team meetings and events.

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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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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Intermediate/Senior Biologist (Yellowknife, NWT)

You are an experienced Biologist who is looking to be a part of high-performing team supporting both large and small projects. You have experience conducting environmental assessments in northern environments and are looking to further develop your skills. You are looking for ways to advance your career and to take on new challenges within a company that shares your values.

About the role

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

  • Conducting biophysical site assessments, aquatic and or/terrestrial.
  • Providing technical and regulatory expertise on projects that interact with biophysical environments.
  • Working remotely, sometimes for extended periods on projects under the guidance of senior staff and other biologists.
  • Managing or coordinating projects from proposals through to the delivery of quality reports.
  • 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 related to construction projects.
  • 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.

You are solutions-oriented and have the following skills:

  • At a minimum relevant Bachelor’s degree with a Master’s degree being preferred.
  • 5+ years of relevant professional experience.
  • A professional designation such as P.Biol, RPBio or BIT (or the eligibility to obtain).
  • Experience working with northern clients such as: Diavik Diamond Mine, Gahcho Kue Diamond Mine, Ekati Diamond Mine, GNWT would be preferred.
  • Experience planning, executing and leading biological programs (aquatic and/or terrestrial)
  • Understanding of field sampling methods and sample collection techniques as well as working knowledge of field equipment such as GPS, boats, ATVs, multimeters, etc.
  • 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.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, particularly technical writing.
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of provincial and federal environmental legislation gained through formal studies or practical experience.
  • A willingness to learn and innovate.
  • Ability to be collaborative.
  • Valid driver’s license

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.

The role is based in our Yellowknife office, but you may be required to travel across Canada for short periods of time.

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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, 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 Controls Specialist (Burnaby, BC)

We are looking for someone with passion and drive, who is highly organized and can ensure that our high standard of quality is maintained. Your skilled guidance in influencing project plan execution is crucial to the delivery of sustainable and successful outcomes for our clients. We work with world-class clients to bring solutions that are as imaginative as they are inspiring. We thrive on taking on the challenging projects to deliver outstanding results for our clients and outstanding opportunities for our people. If you’re the right person for the job, we are open to discussing you being located in another office location or working remotely.

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.

About the role:

Our Project Controllers work as a team to carry out administrative and controls tasks alongside or on behalf of a Hemmera Project Manager.   Controllers help with the entire life-cycle of the project from project initiation and budgeting to monitoring to close-out.  As a controller you may be dedicated to one or more projects or PMs, or provide one-time, as-needed support to a wide range of projects.

The role includes the following tasks:

  • Participating in weekly Project Controls meetings where we balance workloads, share lessons learned and continuously improve the team’s technical knowledge, and build a rewarding interdependent team environment
  • Administering the Proposal and early project setup, including working with finance, legal / commercial, and other internal stakeholders to prepare the project
  • Interacting with baseline budgeting tools and as-sold analysis
  • Administering and complying with necessary change management processes related to approved budget, scope or schedule modifications
  • Supporting PMs with budget, schedule, progress, and status reporting to address client-facing reporting requirements
  • Monitor project work in progress and accounts receivable conditions to optimize cashflow
  • Updating forecasted estimate to completion and ensuring most current knowledge are registered in the company’s financial monitoring system.

About you:

  • Two or more years’ experience in multi-disciplinary project environment, with exposure to cost control, planning and scheduling, change management and progress measurement in the field of engineering and construction;
  • A talent for quantitative data analysis and picking up new software applications;
  • The ability to effectively communicate verbal and written positions and conclusions regarding project and business interests.
  • An awareness and understanding of the fundamentals of project management;
  • A can-do attitude; an appetite for learning; an interest in efficient business systems;  a drive to find a better way.
  • Above-average ability to operate standard MS Office applications (Excel, Word, Powerpoint).  Visual Basic, MS Project, Office365, Sharepoint would be strong value-added 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. With a reputation for integrity and technical excellence, Hemmera offers progressive environmental services in Site Assessment and Remediation, Environmental Planning and Ecology, Geomatics and Human Environment.

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 (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. 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’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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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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Senior Administrative Assistant (Burnaby, BC)

We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Senior Administrative Assistant to join our team. This role will provide high quality administrative services to our senior leaders. To be successful in this role you must be able to take initiative, multi-task, be a flexible/adaptable team player, coupled with strong organisational, time management skills, and a customer service-oriented approach to your work.

About the role:

  • Providing senior administrative and leadership support to multiple senior leaders in multiple Lines of Business.
  • Organizing calendars, clarifying purpose, priorities and required materials for appointments, meetings, conferences and seminars.
  • Coordinating various weekly, monthly and quarterly meetings, including agendas, notes, follow-up on action items, decision logs and work in progress reports, catering, equipment, materials, and other related requirements.
  • Liaising with various departments, supporting with driving initiatives forward and follow-up of action items.
  • Providing administrative support for business and strategic planning and related tasks as assigned.
  • Assisting in the research, compilation and composition of various reports; track to ensure reporting deadlines are met.
  • Support senior staff with project controls related items.
  • Preparing expense submissions, coordinating travel arrangements, itineraries, visa, etc.
  • Coordination and set-up of webinars, lunch and learns, and other events.
  • Coordination and promotion of internal social activities.
  • Updating and maintaining intranet pages.
  • Build and maintain strong internal and external relationships, responding to any inquiries in a clear and efficient manner.
  • Providing vacation and back-up support to other Administrative Assistants as needed.
About you:
  • Minimum 5 years of experience providing administrative support in a professional services environment, including 2 years supporting senior level management.
  • Experience working within a professional services firm, or the environmental and/or engineering consulting industries will be an asset.
  • Outstanding organizational skills and exceptional attention to detail.
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently prioritize workload; strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills; competence to make recommendations and resolve issues.
  • Adaptable and proactive, when faced with change and ambiguity and with the ability to manage competing priorities under minimal direction or supervision.
  • Pay close attention to details, accuracy, timeliness and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to take independent action and maintain sound judgment.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain discretion and strict confidentiality.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team player.
  • Highly developed communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Friendly and professional demeanor and ability to interact with all clients, staff and management and embrace a collaborative culture.
  • Advanced skills in office software including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams and other software specific to the role. Experience using Oracle 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, Yellowknife and Toronto, we have established a strong project presence across Canada.

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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 Fisheries Biologist (Calgary, AB)

You’re an experienced Fisheries Biologist who has led freshwater field studies, authored reports, and written environmental assessments relating to aquatic species and ecosystems. You have strong leadership skills and experience working collaboratively on interdisciplinary teams. You’re committed to delivering high-quality work to Hemmera’s existing clients as well as pursuing new opportunities. You are looking for new opportunities to grow your career within a company that shares your values, where you can grow a team around you using your experience and entrepreneurial strength..

About the role:

  • Marketing Hemmera’s full range of services to existing and potential clients through client meetings, participation in workshops, conferences and similar activities.
  • Providing technical and regulatory expertise on projects that interact with freshwater environments.
  • Strategic guidance and leadership in freshwater studies, technical reports, and environmental assessments.
  • Ability to provide strategic leadership for projects, or manage large projects.
  • Managing or contributing at a leadership level to the compilation and writing of regulatory submissions.
  • Liaising with regulatory agencies and First Nations.
  • Mentoring all levels of staff.
About you:
To excel in this role, you must be solutions-oriented. You must also possess the following skills:
  • A university degree in biology or a related field, preferably a Masters Degree
  • A professional designation (e.g., R.P.Bio or P.Biol.).
  • A minimum of fifteen years of progressive experience.
  • Previous experience contributing to strategic planning and business development
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience managing teams, schedules and budgets.
  • Previous experience leading project teams within a consultancy practice
  • . Experience leading and conducting aquatic biology programs.
  • 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.

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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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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Senior Vegetation Biologist/Agrologist (Calgary, AB)

Are you an experienced Vegetation Biologist who has led field studies, authored reports, and written environmental assessments or permit applications relating to vegetation or wildlife? Do you have strong leadership skills and experience working collaboratively on interdisciplinary teams? Are you looking for new opportunities to grow your career within a company that shares your values and is strongly entrepreneurial? If so, we want to hear from you!

We are looking for a Vegetation Biologist/Agrologist to support work on a variety of projects in the transportation, rail, mining, and renewable energy sectors.

About the role:

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  • Designing and conducting field studies and impact assessments related to vegetation or wildlife.
  • Ability to lead technical Conservation and Reclamation field programs, mentor staff to complete field work, provide technical report strategy and sign off.
  • Provide technical leadership on the vegetation components of our projects
  • Writing and undertaking technical review of consulting reports.
  • Summarizing and evaluating data.
  • Coordinating projects and proposals of varying sizes, including managing the scopes, schedules and budgets
  • Contribute to business development and corporate strategy in your field of expertise.
About you:
  • B.Sc. or higher degree in biology or a related field;
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive experience
  • Professional Agrologist (P.Ag) Designation in Alberta.
  • Expertise in soil reclamation.
  • Report and impact assessment preparation and technical review;
  • Experience with or knowledge of Terrestrial Ecosystem Mapping and or habitat rating techniques is an asset;
  • experience in plant identification, both rare and invasive species is an asset;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Experience directing field crews;
  • Experience with the management of teams, schedules and budgets would be an asset;
  • Previous work experience in remote areas; and
  • Strong team player and ability to work within a multidisciplinary organization.
  • Liaising with regulatory agencies and clients;

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.

You will be part of Hemmera’s Environmental Planning and Ecology 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.

The role is based in our Calgary office, but you may be required to travel throughout AB and western Canada for short periods of time. If you’re the right person for the job, we are open to discussing working remotely.

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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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