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.

Administrative Assistant (Burnaby, BC)

We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Administrative Assistant to join our team. This role will provide high quality administrative services to our business units. 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

  • Organizing calendars, clarifying purpose, priorities and required materials for appointments, meetings, conferences and seminars.
  • Providing senior administrative and leadership support to multiple Lines of Business.
  • Preparing expense submissions, coordinating travel arrangements, itineraries, visa, etc.
  • Providing administrative support for business and strategic planning.
  • Assisting in the research, compilation and composition of various reports; track to ensure reporting deadlines are met.
  • Coordinating various weekly, monthly and quarterly Line meetings, catering, equipment, materials, agendas, notes, follow-up on action items, decision logs and work in progress reports and other related requirements.
  • Processing and maintenance of sub agreements and contract agreements.
  • Coordination and set-up of webinars, lunch and learns, and other Line events.
  • Updating and publishing of weekly update email to Line staff.
  • Coordination and promotion of internal Line social activities.
  • Providing administrative support including but not limited to filing, copying, scanning, etc.
  • Providing vacation and back-up support to other Administrative Assistants as needed.
  • Updating and maintaining intranet Line pages.

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.
  • Pay close attention to details, accuracy, timeliness and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Sound judgment to effectively and efficiently prioritize workload; strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills; competence to make recommendations and resolve issues.
  • Proactive, with the ability to manage competing priorities under minimal direction or supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain discretion and strict confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with all clients, staff and management both internally and externally and present a professional and positive image.
  • Demonstrated ability to take independent action and maintain sound judgment.
  • Advanced skills in office software including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and other software specific to role.

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, 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.

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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Department Manager, Site Assessment and Remediation (Calgary, AB)

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?

To support Hemmera’s continued growth and expansion we are looking for a Senior Project Manager or Technical Leader level professional to join our Site Assessment and Remediation (SAR) team as Business Leader (Department Manager). 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. Your role will be to lead project managers with the delivery of current projects and to develop new opportunities in Alberta and NWT to support delivery of our national SAR business.

Your responsibilities:

  • roviding 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.
  • 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.
  • Developing client relationships that facilitate successful delivery of projects and the maintenance of future/ongoing opportunities.
  • Preparing and delivering presentations to clients and prospective clients.
  • Contributing to and delivering the AB/NWT SAR fiscal budget.
  • 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.
  • Training, growing and building responsibility in junior staff members.

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 Alberta and the NWT.

  • Related technical qualifications including relevant undergraduate degree. A professional designation is required, or ability to obtain one.
  • Minimum of 12 years of related progressive experience including at least 8 years in a Project Manager role or discipline lead role preferred.
  • 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.

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, Human Environment, and Geomatics.

This is a full time position

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Director of Mining - Western Canada (Burnaby, BC)

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, and Community Engagement and Social Sciences.

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.

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 western and northern Canada, and ensure client satisfaction with the quality and delivery of our work.

About the role:  

  • Providing leadership to the management of Hemmera’s mining sector environmental projects, and Ausenco projects in western and northern 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 clients’ needs are met and delivered in a reasonable time.
  • Directing Project Managers and others in developing and meeting schedules and budgets for all projects.
  • Managing highly complex tasks related to major projects
  • Directing the multi-disciplinary activities of work groups assigned to complex projects.
  • 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 lifecyle, 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.  

  • Related technical qualifications including relevant undergraduate degree. Holding a master’s degree and professional designation is an asset.
  • Minimum of 15 years of related progressive experience including at least 10 years 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, 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

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, and Community Engagement and Social Sciences.

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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Marine Biologist (Nanaimo, BC)

You’re a team-oriented marine biologist who has some regulatory and permitting experience and is looking to take the next step in your career. You’re interested in a role where you can feel challenged and have more responsibility and autonomy.

If you’re looking to advance your career in a thriving consulting business, we may have the opportunity that you’re looking for. Hemmera is seeking enthusiastic and team-oriented individuals, who are interested in a rewarding career. You will work with a wide variety of multidisciplinary professionals to achieve team goals and deliver high-quality work for our clients.

Your Responsibilities

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

  • Support marine studies, including marine biophysical assessments, sediment and water sample collection and desktop research.
  • Prepare technical reports and federal, provincial and municipal permit applications.
  • Provide technical and regulatory input to projects that interact with marine environments.
  • Draft sections of environmental assessments.
  • Conduct environmental monitoring.
  • Liaise with regulatory agencies.

The Essentials

You are solutions oriented and have the following skills:

  • A university degree in marine biology or a related field.
  • Are a Registered Professional Biologist or Professional Biologist.
  • Two or more years of experience.
  • Experience conducting marine biology programs.
  • 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.

Bonus Points

The following attributes may give you a competitive edge:

  • Experience working with federal regulators on permit applications and authorizations.
  • Experience with offsetting and habitat compensation in the marine environment.

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’re a supportive and collaborative bunch who help each other excel and succeed together.

The role is based in Nanaimo, but you may be required to travel throughout BC and across Canada for short periods of time.
 

Department: Environmental Planning & Ecology

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Practice Leader, Hydrology / Water Resources - Western Canada (Burnaby, BC)

We are looking for a Senior Hydrologist or Hydrotechnical Water Resource Engineer to join our team.

You will work on a variety of interesting and challenging projects across Canada and internationally. As a proven leader in hydrology and water resource management, you bring business development experience, senior technical expertise and regulatory knowledge to advance our client’s projects. You have demonstrated leadership, client engagement skills and an entrepreneurial spirit along with a keen interest in growing the business, leading teams, and mentoring and developing staff.

About the role:
 

  • Contribute to a focused strategic initiative to grow water services in Western Canada and nationally.
  • Develop and maintain key client relationships and contribute to the growth of the team and business.
  • Provide senior technical leadership to a wide range projects requiring site-wide, local and regional scale water quality and supply planning, management and engineering in support of project design, permitting and environmental assessment.
  • Work with multi-disciplinary teams, including hydrogeologists, hydrologists, biologists, and engineers.
  • Provide expert advice and senior technical review.
  • Mentor and develop staff.

About you:
 

  • 15+ years of experience in hydrology and water resource management
  • P.Eng., P.Geo or equivalent professional designation
  • Experience with mining, infrastructure, energy and municipal sector clients.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and strong self-direction abilities
  • Strong belief and demonstrated experience 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.

About us:

Hemmera, an Ausenco Company, is a Canadian boutique environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence and recognized as leaders in our industry. Hemmera recognizes that every individual’s contribution is essential to The Hemmera Way.

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.

Department: Site Assessment & Remediation
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Socio-Economic Specialist (Burnaby, BC)

We are looking for a highly motivated Socio-Economic Specialist 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, Indigenous groups and other project stakeholders on Indigenous consultation and engagement activities, and socio-economic and environmental assessments, using your expertise in social, economic, cultural, health, Indigenous and land and resource use studies.

Your Responsibilities:

Socio Economics:

  • Facilitate and contribute to project-specific deliverables while supporting the achievement of objectives with respect to project schedule, milestones and quality.
  • Participate in the design of research methodologies and work plans for socio-economic analysis.
  • Support the development and delivery of existing socio-economic project deliverables and services.
  • Support socio-economic data interpretation and analysis.
  • Prepare well researched and written socio-economic reports, in accordance with provincial, territorial, and/or federal regulatory requirements.

Public and Indigenous Consultation:

  • Develop, lead and deliver specified components of community and Indigenous consultation and engagement programs.
  • Conduct research and analysis to prepare for appropriate consultation and guiding others to assist you.
  • Assist with the coordination of Indigenous training, employment, contracting and procurement opportunities.
  • Manage the coordination, organization, and delivery of community consultation activities and primary data collection programs related to socio-economic and cultural values.

Project Work:

  • Support projects from the identification of opportunities, through proposal generation, to the delivery of quality reports, and other project deliverables.
  • Contribute to strategies for client, community and Indigenous engagement.
  • Develop and maintain current contacts and relationships in local and Indigenous communities as identified with the VP and Business Leader.

About you:

  • Degree in social sciences, or related field of study.
  • 8+ years of socio-economic and community engagement experience.
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Understanding of environmental assessment processes in Canada
  • Knowledgeable of participatory action research methods and approaches.
  • Experience working with and/or an understanding of Indigenous communities
  • Previous experience in consulting is an asset but not required
  • Strong research and data analysis 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.
  • Willing to travel, as required.

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 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, 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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