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 (14-month maternity leave) (Calgary, AB)

Are you a highly organised and solution-orientated Administrative Assistant looking for a new challenge? Are you a people person who thrives not only on making clients, visitors, and staff feel welcome but keeping people organised? If so, we want you!

What else will we ask you to do? This role is varied, and your day might be filled with tasks such as overseeing office facilities, organizing meetings, catering requests, making travel arrangements, ordering office supplies (especially coffee and milk!), and managing the offsite equipment warehouse including tracking and billing equipment rentals.

To be successful in this role, you must be able to take initiative and multi-task, as well as be flexible/adaptable with a team player, and service- oriented approach to your work.

About the role:

  • Providing senior administrative and leadership support to staff in the Calgary office for business and strategic planning.
  • Maintaining Calgary office facilities by ordering stationery and coffee supplies, liaising with office vendors and building management company, event planning and catering, and general office up-keep and organization.
  • Support P&P with local staff on/off-boarding processes for both Hemmera and Ausenco staff in the region.
  • Coordinating regular meetings, agendas, minutes, follow-up on action items, decision logs and work in progress reports and other related requirements.
  • Procure, track, coordinate and invoice environmental equipment supplies for projects and the field teams.
  • Manage the offsite equipment warehouse, ensuring all equipment is properly tagged, stored and in working condition. Liaise any repairs necessary for the field teams.
  • Organising calendars and shared schedules for the office, clarifying purpose, priorities and required materials for appointments, meetings, conferences and seminars.
  • Coordinating travel arrangements, itineraries, and prepare expense statements.
  • Providing administrative support including but not limited to filing, copying, scanning, and binding company documents and other materials.
  • Working with various stakeholders to create an office environment that supports the Hemmera culture.
  • Supporting with Alberta based event bookings and logistics, intranet postings, social committee activities, and bi-weekly regional internal newsletter. 
About you:
  • 3 – 5 years of experience providing administrative support in a professional services environment,
  • Experience working within a professional services firm, or the environmental and/or engineering consulting industries will be an asset.
  • An ability to prioritize, pay close attention to details, accuracy and timeliness and to work in a fast-paced environment
  • The 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
  • Experience with InDesign 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. 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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Aquatic Biologist (Calgary, AB)

You’re an experienced Aquatic 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 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:

  • Planning and executing aquatic studies and preparing technical reports.
  • Field execution of baseline assessments, construction monitoring, and post-construction effectiveness monitoring programs
  • Providing technical and regulatory expertise on projects that interact with aquatic environments.
  • Supporting the development of components for environmental assessments relating to aquatic species and ecosystems.
  • Managing or coordinating projects from proposals through to the delivery of quality reports.
  • Leading or contributing to the development of regulatory submissions, including Water Sustainability Act notifications and approvals, DFO requests for review and authorizations, Riparian Area Protection Regulation, and municipal permitting.
  • Marketing Hemmera’s full range of services to existing and potential clients through client meetings, participation in workshops, conferences and similar activities.
  • Liaising with regulatory agencies, stakeholders and Indigenous peoples.
  • Mentoring junior staff.
About you:
You are a passionate and solutions-oriented with the following skills:
  • A university degree in biology or a related field.
  • A professional designation (e.g., R.P.Bio or P.Biol.) or eligibility for a designation.
  • 3 – 8 years of progressive experience.
  • Experience planning and executing biological programs and teams.
  • Understanding of freshwater fish, and their habitats, in Alberta.
  • 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 provincial regulators and municipal authorities on permits and authorizations related to the aquatic environment
  • Experience working with federal regulators on permits and authorizations.
  • Experience undertaking and managing construction environmental monitoring.
  • Experience with offsetting and habitat compensation in aquatic environments.
  • Experience with client liaison and business development.
  • Experience in invertebrate sampling and analysis
  • Experience in wetland classification and familiarity of Alberta wetland regulations
  • Statistical analysis experience.

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.

The role is based in our Calgary office, but you may be required to travel throughout Alberta and across Canada and Internationally for short periods of time. Learn more about our hiring practices during covid.

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Biologist (Calgary, AB)

You are an experienced biologist who is looking to be a part of high-performing team supporting both large and small projects. You have generalist experience, solid writing skills 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.

The role will report into our Calgary office, but you may be required to travel across Southern Alberta for short periods of time.  Depending on your experience level, we support remote workers already based outside of Calgary, in Southern Alberta or Southeastern BC.

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 surveys.
  • Providing technical and regulatory support on projects that interact with biophysical environments.
  • Working remotely, sometimes for up to 2 weeks on projects under the guidance of senior staff and other biologists; during peak field season.
  • Implementing and supporting 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.
  • Liaising with regulatory agencies, government agencies, stakeholders, industry representatives, and Indigenous peoples and businesses.
  • Further developing your reporting skills to draft a wide variety of reports through to the conclusions, where you will be guided by more senior staff and mentored in project strategy and technical writing.

 

About you:

You are solutions-oriented and have the following skills:

  • At a minimum relevant Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, or relevant technical diploma.
  • 3 – 5 years of relevant professional experience.
  • A professional designation such as P.Biol, RPBio or BIT (or the eligibility to obtain).
  • Experience planning, executing and leading biological field programs (aquatic and/or terrestrial) such as fish sampling and fish habitat assessments &/or terrestrial biology field surveys (raptors, breeding birds, vegetation and land cover, soils) per the Sensitive Species Inventory Guidelines.
  • Understanding of field sampling methods and sample collection techniques as well as working knowledge of field equipment such as GPS, boats, ATVs, multimeters, etc.
  • Field and safety certificates such as pleasurecraft operator card, backpack electrofishing, OHV operator, defensive driving, trailering, etc..
  • 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 multi-task and manage multiple concurrent tasks with the overlapping timelines
  • Ability to be collaborative.
  • Valid driver’s license

About Us

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. 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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Civil Designer - Geotechnical (Burnaby, BC)

We are currently seeking a Civil Designer 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 projects including siting and design of tailings and waste storage facilities, dams, slopes, earthwork, roads and development of closure plans.

About the role

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

  • Application of AutoCAD and Autodesk CIVIL 3D for geotechnical / mining projects and roads
  • Preparing drawing plans, sketches and figures
  • Management of topographic coordinate systems
  • Supporting in the design of geotechnical works, soil structures, civil structures, among others
  • Participation in meetings with clients
  • Depending on your interests and skills, there is also opportunity to get involved in business development, report writing and technical work such as topographical, geotechnical, hydrogeological, hydrological, and/or seismic campaigns.
About you:
  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent, e.g., BCIT Diploma related to Civil Design) in Civil or Geological Engineering 
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and Civil 3D and management of topographic coordinate systems
  • Competent in the design of tailings and waste rock storage facilities, and heap leach pads for mining projects
  • Experienced in generating civil-mining drawings, earthworks, and Material Take-off sheets (MTOs)
  • 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
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and 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 Geosciences, Site Assessment and Remediation, Environmental Planning and Ecology, Human Environment and Geomatics.

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 Burnaby, Victoria, Calgary, Whitehorse, Yellowknife and Toronto, we have established a strong project presence across Canada.

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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.

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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Ecological Field Technician (Fort Macleod, AB)

We are looking for a motivated individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills interested in working as part of a professional environmental consulting team.

Working as an Ecological Field Technician you will be required to help with ecological monitoring at a wind power facility located in the Fort Macleod area. Tasks include bird and bat fatality monitoring/collection around turbines. The work term is from approximately July 1 through November 1 (with a possibility to extend). Working hours will be approximately 12-hours per day (outdoors), approximately three days per week (~36 hours/week). Duties will include walking up to 30 km per day along transects around turbines in variable weather and ground conditions. The work requires a keen eye and superior attention span for repetitive tasks. Additional duties, including raptor monitoring and servicing of bat detectors and remote cameras may also be required.

Location: Fort Macleod, AB

Hemmera staff will coordinate all aspects of this opportunity including, health and safety training, new hire coordination and supervision on all tasks. As an Ecological Field Technician it’s imperative that you have a flexible nature and display good judgement and decision-making skills. Work hours may be irregular and outside of regular business hours, depending on the weather and time required to complete weekly searches.

 

About you:
  • The ability to positively identify target bird and bat species visually is considered an asset but is not required.
  • Familiarity with species biology and survey methods in the Sensitive Species Inventory Guidelines are considered an asset.
  • A Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, Environmental Science, Renewable Resources, or hold a Technical Diploma in Natural Resources or Environmental Management from a certified College is required.
  • Willingness to work outside in adverse weather and ground conditions for long periods at a time.
  • Basic understanding of computers, familiar with Microsoft Office, and experience with GPS and iPad devices.
  • A strong work ethic, self-motivation, attention to detail, and organization is essential.
  • Outdoor clothing, a driver’s license and safety certifications (First Aid and WHMIS), are required.
  • Ability to work alone or with a team.
  • Having an interest in the natural environment, and renewable energy would be useful.

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.

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Environmental Assessment and Permitting Specialist, Mining (Burnaby, BC)

You’re an experienced Environmental Assessment (EA) and Permitting Specialist 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:

  • 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:

  • A university degree(s) in natural sciences, resource management, or engineering.
  • A professional designation (e.g., R.P.Bio., P.Eng., P.Geo.) or the ability to obtain one.
  • 8 – 10 years of relevant professional experience with increasing responsibilities in western Canada.
  • Knowledge of provincial, territorial and federal environmental legislation gained through formal studies and practical experience, including the Impact Assessment Act (and previous iterations), BC Environmental Assessment Act, BC Mines Act and BC Environmental Management Act.
  • General knowledge of a range of environmental disciplines (e.g., air quality, surface and groundwater quality, vegetation, wildlife, fish and fish habitat, socioeconomics, archaeology).
  • Good knowledge of the effects on environment and Indigenous interests
  • Experience in community and regulatory engagement planning, 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.
  • Experience with Metal and Diamond Mining Effluent Regulations, particularly Schedule 2 permit amendments.
  • Experience collaborating with Indigenous peoples.
  • Project management experience or a PMP certification.
  • Experience with client liaison and business development.

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 extremely competitive when it comes to winning proposals and the Hemmera Halloween costume contest, baking as well as putting on the best Hemmera Huddles.  We’re a supportive and collaborative bunch who help each other excel and succeed together.

The role is based in our Burnaby office, but you may be required to travel throughout BC and across Canada and Internationally for short periods of time. If you’re the right person for the job, we are open to discussing you being located in our Victoria office or one of our satellite offices.

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Junior - Intermediate Biologist (Burlington, ON)

We are seeking a Junior – Intermediate Terrestrial Biologist with a passion for wildlife and botany.  The ideal candidate will have previous experience undertaking field inventories following standard protocols, contributing to technical reports, and assisting in the coordination of project tasks.  The selected candidate will support the Environmental Planning and Ecology team with the delivery of mining, land development and linear infrastructure projects in Ontario and Quebec.  The position is to be located at our Burlington office with an option to work remotely and/or in one of our other eastern Canada offices (London, Montreal, Toronto), for exceptional candidates.

About the role:

  • Collect and assess publicly available information to determine environmental issues for use in project reports and proposals.
  • Assist in proposal writing, developing study designs and budgets in collaboration with the team.
  • Implement ecology field inventories following standard protocols and maintain quality control for field data collected.
  • Contribute to technical report preparation such as environmental assessments, environmental impact studies and ecological monitoring reports, including documentation of existing conditions, identification of ecological sensitivities, potential impacts, and recommended mitigation measures, and
  • Adhere to and enforce Hemmera’s Health and Safety Protocols.
About you:
  • Post-secondary education in ecology, biology, environmental science, or planning with a strong background in field studies.
  • Recent graduate with relevant experience of up to 5 years of previous work experience conducting flora and fauna inventories in eastern Canada (e.g. Ontario, Quebec and/or Atlantic Canada).
  • Previous experience working on mining, linear infrastructure, or land development projects.
  • Knowledge of standard field survey protocols for a range of ecological surveys.
  • Strong knowledge of, and experience with, interpreting environmental policies and legislation (e.g., the Provincial Policy Statement, Endangered Species Act, Species at Risk Act, Environmental Assessment Act, Impact Assessment Act, official plans, etc.).
  • Experience working collaboratively with federal, provincial, and municipal regulators.
  • Certification in, or at a minimum specific training to implement, Ecological Land Classification.
  • Fluency in both French and English is preferred.
  • Certification in one or more of the following is considered an asset:
    • Butternut Health Assessor.
    • Arborist
    • Ontario Wetland Evaluation System.
    • Certified Inspector of Sediment and Erosion Control.
  • Experience with desktop GIS applications (e.g. ArcGIS) is considered an asset.
  • Strong communication, organization, and leadership skills.
  • Must be available to travel as required for field work duties.
  • Possess a class G Ontario driver’s license.

About us

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. 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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Mine Closure and Reclamation Specialist (Burnaby, Calgary, Whitehorse, or Toronto)

We are looking for a Senior Mine Closure and Reclamation Specialist 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, 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 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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Practice Leader, Atmospheric Sciences (Burnaby, BC)

We are looking for a Senior Atmospheric Environment Scientist or Engineer to join our team as Practice Leader. You will work on a variety of interesting and challenging projects across Canada and internationally. As an expert in all aspects of air quality and environmental noise assessment (including monitoring, emission estimates and modelling), 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 atmospheric services including air quality, environmental noise and light 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 atmospheric sciences with a dedication to and passion for your discipline.
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience providing air quality and noise monitoring, modelling and assessment services
  • Experience within mining and/or transportation is an asset
  • Strong understanding of air and noise permitting requirements in Metro Vancouver and BC and federal environmental assessment requirements for air and noise.
  •  Professional designation in BC.
  • 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.

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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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.

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.
About you:

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:

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/Environmental Scientist (Whitehorse, YT)

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:

  • Experience with the assessment and permitting process in Yukon and northern Canada.
  • 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.

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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Reporting Coordinator (Burnaby, BC)

Hemmera is looking for a Reporting Coordinator to provide graphic design, word processing and reporting expertise supporting our Reporting teams in serving our internal and external clients. If you consider yourself a whiz with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe InDesign and Acrobat and if you have experience working within a professional services environment, let’s talk!k!

About the role:

Formatting and document production:

  • Use Microsoft suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe InDesign and Acrobat to format and produce reports and proposals
  • Compile and produce secure PDFs of proposals and reports with e-signatures and digital stamps
  • Provide formatting and coordination assistance on most small proposals and formatting support on larger proposals as needed
  • Ensure reports and proposals are professional and well branded and consistently meet our firm’s mandated quality expectations while adhering to Hemmera’s Reporting Handbook
  • Respond to and meet sensitive reporting timelines, adjusting priorities as needed to format and produce documents needing quick turn-arounds

Proposal approval process support:

  • Support technical teams in coordinating and gathering elements required to maintain, complete, and obtain various approvals (e.g., legal, commercial, management) for Hemmera’s Proposal Approval Form (PAF)
  • Gather and ensure key commercial details are included in the PAF and authorization is in place

Graphic design support

  • Work with the scientific, engineering, and technical teams to develop Statements of Qualifications, brochures, and other marketing content to support Hemmera’s business development and project delivery processes
  • Develop engaging, eye-catching graphics for inclusion in reports and proposal
  • Develop presentation materials to convey information about proposed projects to First Nations, public, and other stakeholders at community open houses and other events
About you: 
  • You are experienced in document formatting, ideally within a consulting environment, producing proposals and reports of all sizes and levels of complexity;
  • You have an advanced level of Word expertise in creating, developing, and refining templates; developing and using styles; formatting page and section breaks; adjusting page margins, formatting tables and figures; managing headings and heading numbering including headers, footers, footnotes, paragraph spacing; creating PDFs with internal links; using MS Word and Adobe short-cuts; using checklists; and more to produce high-quality, error-free reports
  • You are proficient with Excel with expertise in formatting page breaks, headers and footers; creating one-page table spreads, page borders, etc.
  • You are experienced working with Adobe InDesign and Acrobat to design marketing and presentation documents, collate multiple PDF documents into one, edit using text boxes and text tools, create bookmarks, create secure PDFs; and more.
  • You are experienced in supporting and developing document control processes, comfortable using available resources to trouble-shoot and resolve technical issues, and a great multi-tasker, able to work well under pressure as a positive team contributor.
  • You are experienced and confident liaising with colleagues across all business lines and levels.
  • You are fast and efficient and focused on detail and quality.

About us

A wholly owned subsidiary of Ausenco, Hemmera 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, Geosciences, and the Human Environment. With primary office locations in Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary, Whitehorse, and Toronto, we have established a strong project presence across Canada.

This position will be based out of our Burnaby, BC office, If you’re the right person for the job, we are open to discussing you being located in our Calgary office, or working remotely.

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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 Hydrogeologist (Calgary, AB)

To support Hemmera’s continued growth in western Canada and the north we are looking for a Senior Hydrogeologist to join our Geosciences team. If you are a senior hydrogeologist with demonstrated experience, especially within the mining sector, we want to hear from you. Previous experience with a diverse portfolio of projects, clients, and leading technical teams including mentoring juniors and intermediates is required. Your role will be to provide technical expertise with the delivery of current projects, develop new business and provide senior technical support and mentorship to staff.

About the role:

  • Provide technical leadership in the areas of hydrogeological investigations, site wide water balance, groundwater modelling, contaminant transport, and environmental permitting requirements for mines and other large projects.
  • Maintain industry / professional knowledge and actively participates in the ongoing upgrading of professional and leadership skills to ensure Hemmera remains ahead of the marketplace in terms of expertise.
  • Assess work against guidelines, objectives and specifications, ensuring the quality of deliverables.
  • Manage complex tasks related to projects while managing small multi-disciplinary teams, including engineers, hydrogeologists, and risk assessors, as well as multiple contractors and subcontractors.
  • Develop project proposals and lead the client development process through marketing plans and strategies.
  • Maintain and grow your industry and professional knowledge and leadership skills to ensure Hemmera remains ahead of the marketplace.
  • Seek out new business opportunities and act to identify opportunities to expand the scope of existing projects.
  • Develop client relationships that facilitate successful delivery of projects and the maintenance of future/ongoing opportunities.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to clients and prospective clients.
  • Promote and maintain a positive work environment through a culture of teamwork and cooperation within the office, region, and between other areas of the organization.
  • Train, grow and build responsibility in junior staff members in their technical skills, knowledge, and reporting.
About you:
You are entrepreneurial in nature, have previous experience in leading diverse range of complex projects, and are a client focused professional who thrives in a fast-paced team-approach environment. You have a strong understanding of hydrogeology and water management considerations in the context of the design, construction and operation of energy, mining, industrial, real estate, and transportation infrastructure Projects.
  • You have a Master’s degree in Hydrogeology or Environmental Engineering
  • Professional registration in Alberta (or your province/territory) as a P.Eng., or P.Geo. is required.
  • Minimum of 15 years of related progressive experience including at least 5 years in a Senior Technical or Project Manager role.
  • Extensive and demonstrated project experience working on diverse and complex projects.
  • Strong groundwater modelling background using MODFLOW, FEFLOW and other applicable applications.
  • Northern Canadian experience is an asset, in particular work in permafrost environments
  • Demonstrated experience in building and maintaining a team of professionals to support projects and the business.
  • Is able to clearly express complex and challenging ideas, thoughts, and concepts; delivers information in a well-organized and engaging manner.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Proven ability to mentor and impart information, knowledge, and skills to Junior and Intermediate staff in the delivery of technical project work.

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, Geosciences, Human Environment and Geomatics. 

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 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:

  • 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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