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 (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 organizing meetings, compiling and formatting reports, catering requests, making flight arrangements, ordering office supplies (especially coffee and milk!), and assisting with proposals and other marketing initiatives.

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. This position has the flexibility of being part time or full time.

Your Responsibilities

  • Organizing calendars, clarifying purpose, priorities and required materials for appointments, meetings, conferences and seminars.
  • Providing senior administrative and leadership support to staff in the Calgary office
  • Coordinating travel arrangements, itineraries, and preparing expense statements.
  • Supporting the Proposal team to meet proposal milestone dates, create proposal numbers, search for bid scan opportunities; and enter and update information into the CRM
  • 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 regular meetings, facilities catering, equipment, materials, agendas, minutes, follow-up on action items, decision logs and work in progress reports and other related requirements.
  • 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
  • Liaising closely with the building and warehouse owners regarding building issues and other matters requiring attention
  • Supporting with Alberta based event bookings and logistics, intranet postings, social committee activities, and weekly regional internal newsletter.

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.
  • 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

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

Are you an experienced environmental assessment (EA) and permitting specialist looking to work with high-performing teams on both large and small projects? Do you have strong experience in the mining sector? Are you looking for new opportunities to grow your career and take on new challenges within a company that shares your values and is strongly entrepreneurial? If so, we want to hear from you!

Hemmera is seeking a team-oriented Environmental Assessment and Permitting Specialist – Mining to help us deliver high-quality environmental assessments and regulatory strategies to our clients. The role is based in our Burnaby office, but you may be required to travel throughout BC and western Canada for short periods of time.

About the Role
In the role of Environmental Assessment and Permitting Specialist – Mining, you may be:

  • 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 environmental assessment 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
Our business is built on exceptional customer service and a team-based approach to project delivery. To excel in this role, you must be solutions-oriented and a strategic thinker. You may also possess the following skills and experience:

  • A university degree(s) in natural sciences, resource management, or engineering.
  • A professional designation (e.g., R.P.Bio., P.Eng.) or the ability to obtain one.
  • Multiple 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 Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, BC Environmental Assessment Act, BC Mines Act and BC Environmental Management Act.
  • Experience with the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act is a plus!
  • General knowledge of a range of environmental disciplines (e.g., air quality, surface and groundwater quality, vegetation, wildlife, fish and fish habitat, socio-economics, archaeology).
  • General knowledge of effects on the environment on indigenous interests, consultation requirements, incorporation of traditional knowledge in EA and permitting.
  • Understanding of the mitigation hierarchy and general knowledge of or experience with compensation planning.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including technical writing.

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.

Department: Environmental Planning & Ecology

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Hydrologist / Hydrotechnical Engineer (Burnaby, BC)

We are looking for an Intermediate to Senior Hydrologist or Hydrotechnical Engineer to join our team. You will work on a variety of interesting and challenging projects across Canada and internationally. As an expert in water resources and water management, you will bring experience in the provision of technical and regulatory advice. You have an entrepreneurial spirit and an interest in growing the business, leading teams, and mentoring staff.

Your responsibilities:

  • Providing senior technical leadership on projects including:
    • Watershed and site water balance development and modelling;
    • Water quality assessment, planning and permitting; and
    • Hydraulic design – constructed and natural systems.
  • Designing and execute field programs.
  • Manage discipline specific tasks related to major projects and direct subcontractors.
  • Senior review and preparation of technical reports.
  • Lead proposals and support business development with marketing plans.
  • Contribute to the growth of the team.
  • Develop client relationships through successfully executing projects.

Your qualifications:

  • 10+ years’ Water Resources experience.
  • Professional designation, or equivalent in British Columbia.
  • MSc. or M.Eng. preferred.
  • Exposure to international projects and environments is preferred.
  • Fluency in both English and Spanish would be advantageous.

Your abilities:

  • Proven ability to develop work programs to meet project, regulatory, and client objectives
  • Understanding pertinent regulatory requirements.
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills.
  • To work effectively in a team environment.
  • Willingness to train and mentor staff.

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.

Department: Site Assessment & Remediation
This is a full time position

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Hydrologist / Hydrotechnical Engineer (Calgary, AB)

We are looking for an Intermediate to Senior Hydrologist or Hydrotechnical Engineer to join our team. You will work on a variety of interesting and challenging projects across Canada and internationally. As an expert in water resources and water management, you will bring experience in the provision of technical and regulatory advice. You have an entrepreneurial spirit and an interest in growing the business, leading teams, and mentoring staff.

Your responsibilities:

  • Providing senior technical leadership on projects including:
    • Watershed and site water balance development and modelling;
    • Water quality assessment, planning and permitting; and
    • Hydraulic design – constructed and natural systems.
  • Designing and execute field programs.
  • Manage discipline specific tasks related to major projects and direct subcontractors.
  • Senior review and preparation of technical reports.
  • Lead proposals and support business development with marketing plans.
  • Contribute to the growth of the team.
  • Develop client relationships through successfully executing projects.

Your qualifications:

  • 10+ years’ Water Resources experience.
  • Professional designation, or equivalent in Alberta or British Columbia.
  • MSc. or M.Eng. preferred.
  • Exposure to international projects and environments is preferred.
  • Fluency in both English and Spanish would be advantageous.

Your abilities:

  • Proven ability to develop work programs to meet project, regulatory, and client objectives
  • Understanding pertinent regulatory requirements.
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills.
  • To work effectively in a team environment.
  • Willingness to train and mentor staff.

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.

Department: Site Assessment & Remediation
This is a full time position

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Intermediate Aquatic Biologist (Calgary, AB)

Hemmera seeks an Intermediate Aquatic Biologist with local experience to provide field expertise and coordination capacity to our growing Fisheries Team in Calgary. Please note that while this is an office-based position, the role may require considerable periods of time dedicated to field-work.

Your Responsibilities:

  • As a Qualified Aquatic Environment Specialist (QAES), lead freshwater field work/studies and prepare technical reports describing projects, existing environmental values, mitigation measures and potential effects on fish habitat and fisheries.
  • Undertake habitat design and planning activities and supervise construction of these projects as an Environmental Monitor or providing oversight to the Environmental Monitor(s).
  • Prepare and submit regulatory (provincial and federal) permit and approval applications.
  • Provide technical and regulatory expertise on projects, including, but not limited to, those in freshwater environments.
  • Lead or coordinate components of environmental assessments and other programs in the freshwater environment.
  • Mentoring of junior staff in field and office environments.
  • Providing input into the development and maintenance of internal standard operating procedures and/or protocol.
  • Leading in equipment inventory and maintenance/calibration requirements.
  • Providing leadership to the provision of environmental services within the oil and gas sector including the construction/maintenance of pipeline infrastructure.

About you:

  • B.Sc. or higher degree in an aquatic biology discipline; although, a technical diploma with sufficient courses in fisheries supplemented with appropriate experience will be considered.
  • Hold or is eligible for a Professional Designation under the Alberta Society of Professional Biologists and/or the BC College of Applied Biology.
  • Four years or more of experience in the field of aquatic biology and a strong understanding of aquatic environment (instream and near stream) and appropriate mitigation measures for various development types and restoration techniques.
  • Experience and confidence in designing and implementing field programs, leading field teams and the collection of baseline data.
  • Consulting experience is essential and construction monitoring experience (multiple sectors) will be considered an asset.
  • Possession of valid driver’s license, electrofishing (crew lead designation) certification, pleasure-craft operation  and valid First Aid training are required; possession of various other related certifications (e.g., boat electrofishing, swiftwater rescue, H2S alive) would be considered assets.
  • Experience in data analysis and research skills.
  • Able to mobilize quickly for extended field trips to remote settings.
  • Ability to think independently and strategically, maintain a positive attitude, be self-motivated and employ a strong work initiative.
  • Adept to a dynamic and fast paced work environment.
  • Strong understanding of how project-related developments can affect fish and fish habitat.
  • Sound working knowledge of current federal and provincial environmental legislation is required, with experience preparing regulatory applications for permits and approvals.
  • Understanding of freshwater fish, and their habitats, throughout western and northern Canada.
  • Demonstrated experience working as a positive team contributor.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience in the application of the Canadian Aquatic Biomonitoring Network (CABIN) program is an asset.
  • Experience in riparian vegetation identification, wetland classification and evaluation and associated regulatory application/notification experience is an asset.
  • Experience in client liaison, business development and project management is an asset.

Location/Working Conditions:

The successful candidate will be based in our Calgary office.

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.

Department: Environmental Planning & Ecology
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Project Manager, Human Environment (Burnaby, BC; Victoria, BC)

About You

As a member of the Human Environment team, you will interface with internal experts within Hemmera, external communities, aboriginal groups and other project stakeholders on First Nation consultation and engagement activities, and socio-economic and environmental assessments, using your expertise in social, economic, cultural, health, First Nations and land and resource use studies. This role may be based out of either our Burnaby or Victoria, BC office.

Your Responsibilities

Project Management:

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

Public and First Nation Consultation:

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

Socio-economics:

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

Business Development:

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

About you

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

About Us

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.

Department: Community Engagement & Social Sciences
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Senior Marine Biologist (Burnaby, BC)

About You

You’re an experienced marine biologist who has led field studies, authored reports, undertaken statistical analyses and written environmental assessment chapters relating to marine 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.

Your Responsibilities

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

  • Leading marine studies and preparing technical reports.
  • Providing technical and regulatory expertise on projects that interact with marine environments.
  • Leading or coordinating components of environmental assessments.
  • Managing projects from proposals through to the delivery of quality reports.
  • Managing or contributing at a leadership level to the compilation and writing of regulatory submissions
  • 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 and Indigenous peoples.
  • Mentoring junior and intermediate staff.

The Essentials

You are solutions-oriented and have 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.
  • 10 years of progressive experience.
  • Experience leading and conducting marine biology programs.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Previous experience leading teams within a consultancy practice
  • 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 ports, terminals and shipping in BC, Canada, USA or internationally.
  • Experience working with federal regulators on permits and authorizations.
  • Experience collaborating with Indigenous peoples.
  • Experience with offsetting and habitat compensation in the marine environment.
  • 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 or Calgary offices or one of our satellite offices.

Department: Environmental Planning & Ecology
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Senior Project Manager, Environmental Consulting (Mining Lead, Eastern Canada) (Toronto, ON)

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.

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.

Your responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership to the management of Hemmera’s mining sector environmental projects, and Ausenco projects in eastern Canada.
  • Promote the growth of Hemmera’s core service areas, identify and lead growth of new services areas, foster and maintain a strong reputation in the marketplace as an industry expert to enhance relationships with existing clients and develop new clients.
  • Ensure clients’ needs are met and delivered in a reasonable time.
  • Direct Project Managers and others in developing and meeting schedules and budgets for all projects.
  • Manages highly complex tasks related to major projects
  • Directs the multi-disciplinary activities of work groups assigned to complex projects.
  • 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.

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

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter through our careers section at www.Hemmera.com.

We appreciate the interest shown by all applicants; however, only selected individuals will be contacted for interviews.

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Senior Project Manager, Environmental Planning and Ecology (Yellowknife)

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 into the Northwest Territories we are looking for a Senior Project Manager / Technical Leader to join our Environmental Planning & Ecology (EPE) team. If you are an environmental professional, with experience in project management, environmental assessment and leadership of environmental project teams we want to hear from you. Your role will be to lead project managers with the delivery of current projects and as well as the development of new opportunities in the NWT to support delivery of our national business.

You are a senior professional with experience in one or more fields of environmental assessment/management, construction/environmental monitoring and auditing, and/or permitting and approvals.

Your responsibilities:

  • Providing leadership to the management of environmental projects in northern Canada and nationally including building and directing multi-disciplinary project teams, developing and executing work-plans, and working directly with our clients and their partners, and with regulators.
  • Promoting the growth of Hemmera’s core service areas, fostering and maintaining a strong reputation in the marketplace as an industry expert to enhance relationships with existing clients and develop new clients.
  • Developing project proposals and lead the client 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.
  • 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 management considerations in the context of the construction and operation of energy, mining, oil and gas and transportation infrastructure Projects.

  • Related technical qualifications including relevant undergraduate degree. Holding a 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, 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, 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.

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.

We appreciate the interest shown by all applicants; however, only selected individuals will be contacted for interviews.

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Senior Project Manager, Site Assessment and Remediation (Yellowknife)

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 into the Northwest Territories we are looking for a Senior Project Manager / Technical Leader to join our Site Assessment and Remediation (SAR) team. If you are a senior professional engineer or scientist with experience in the fields of environmental management, contaminated site investigation and remediation and environmental engineering design we want to hear from you. Your role will be to lead project managers with the delivery of current projects and as well as the development of new opportunities in the NWT to support delivery of our national business.

Your responsibilities:

  • Providing leadership in the areas of environmental site investigations, both large- and small-scale ex-situ remedial excavations, operation of in-situ remedial treatment systems, compliance auditing, groundwater treatment design, implementation and optimization.
  • Managing complex tasks related to projects while managing small multi-disciplinary teams, including engineers, hydrogeologists, and risk assessors, as well as multiple contractors and subcontractors.
  • Developing project proposals and lead 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.
  • 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 management considerations in the context of the construction and operation of energy, mining, oil and gas and transportation infrastructure Projects.

  • Related technical qualifications including relevant undergraduate degree. Holding a 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, 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, 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 in the markets we serve.

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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Terrestrial Wildlife Biologist (Calgary, AB)

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

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct of field studies and impact assessments related to wildlife and wildlife habitat
  • Safely, efficiently and with scientific rigour, leading field surveys
  • Data summary, analysis and evaluation
  • Field coordination and management (access, safety, field planning)

Desired Experience / Qualifications:

  • B.Sc. or higher degree in biology or a related field;
  • 3+ years experience;
  • Professional Biologist Designation in Alberta or British Columbia, or eligibility for a designation.
  • Expertise in habitat and biota sampling techniques;
  • Report and impact assessment preparation and technical review;
  • Comfortable working autonomously in the field (with office support via telephone);
  • Possession of field observation skills such as the identification of birds and amphibians by sight and sound, mammal tracking, or other inventory skills;
  • Experience with or knowledge of Terrestrial Ecosystem Mapping and or habitat rating techniques;
  • experience in plant identification, both rare and invasive species is an asset;
  • Experience with aquatic field surveys, including Backpack Electrofishing experience 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;

Location/ Working Conditions:

The successful candidate will be based in our Calgary office, and will be required to travel throughout Alberta, British Columbia or Saskatchewan to potentially remote areas.

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.

We appreciate the interest shown by all applicants; however, only selected individuals will be contacted for interviews.

Department: Environmental Planning & Ecology
This is a full time position

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Vice President, Ontario Region (Oakville, ON)

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.

The ideal candidate will have an outstanding reputation in the Ontario market, is entrepreneurial, and excited to be part of a dynamic, exciting and growing consultancy. You will have a balanced business development with project delivery in one or more disciplines of environmental consulting. Your strong technical credentials including a university degree related to Environmental Science or Engineering and ideally a professional designation (P.Eng, P.Geo, PAg, etc.) will well-position you for this opportunity. Other experiences of value are management of multiple, concurrent projects (ranging up to at least $10 million), leadership, team building, communication and financial management.

Your Responsibilities:

Business Leadership:

  • Develops / facilitates a vision for the Region in alignment with Hemmera’s Strategic Plan, along with an annual operating plan and budget.
  • Defines business objectives and monitors service area performance to ensure that it is meeting planned targets and objectives, identifying and resolving issues, and managing the financial results.
  • Ensures that effective operational, project and proposal control and risk management practices are implemented in the service area – consistent with Hemmera’s policies and approaches.
  • Fosters the development of the Hemmera culture within business, ensuring practices are aligned and engaged.
  • Ensures effective communication, and exchange of best practices, knowledge, and expertise between staff in various locations and with various specialties.
  • Accountable for implementation of health and safety plans and quality processes on all work, project and reports within their service area.

Marketing / Business Development:

  • Develops and maintains a strong knowledge of the business and service area, including competitive forces.
  • Ensures the development and execution of a service area Marketing Plan in collaboration with others as appropriate, as a base for planning growth and development.
  • Promotes business growth through appropriate investments and enhancements of existing capabilities, the identification of opportunities to establish specialized skills in new locations, and the identification / communication of merger, acquisition, and alliance opportunities.
  • Maintains a high personal profile in the external marketplace and participates directly in the marketing of significant opportunities.
  • Leads the development of key business proposals to maximize win rate, and secure business that supports growth plans.

People & Talent:

  • Promotes and maintains a culture of teamwork and cooperation within the Ontario region and between other areas of the organization.
  • Directs the recruitment, selection, hiring, deployment, development, retention and termination of employment for all people in the service area.
  • Fosters the development of people to ensure they have the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform their roles, including formalized training, on the job training, coaching, and stretch assignments.
  • Undertakes workforce planning and builds the talent pool to meet current and future needs.
  • Manages performance of talent within the service area, addressing performance issues and working to resolve performance gaps as well as resourcing needs.

Client Relationship Management:

  • Takes a lead role in the development of new client relationships and participates in management of existing clients.
  • Monitors client satisfaction and works to resolve client concerns or project issues.
  • Identifies and pursues opportunities to strengthen client relationships including organizing client events

Technical and Project Delivery Leadership:

  • Provides strategic leadership and support in building high functioning teams to deliver high quality technical services.
  • Provides oversight and leadership to the management of project teams to ensure that technical services are delivered in a manner consistent with Hemmera quality objectives and that clients receive high quality technical services and project management.
  • Provides senior technical support and leadership, within your area(s) of expertise, to facilitate the delivery of projects and demonstrate the commitment of senior Hemmera staff to both project teams and clients.

About you:

Along with approximately 20 years of industry experience, you will have at least 12 years of recent experience in a project consulting capacity. You will have a degree related to Environmental Science and ideally a professional designation. Experience in Ontario is essential and some exposure to projects in BC and Alberta would be an asset. Other qualifications include:

  • Extensive project management experience involving fully managing multiple projects from beginning to end.
  • Project leadership experience as a Senior Project Manager, Project Director, or experience as a Technical Leader / Expert.
  • Exposure to a variety of projects, multiple clients, and various degrees of project complexity.
  • Experience in building a team of professionals to support the business, and delegating responsibility.
  • Demonstrated track record of financial and budget management.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and drive to help build a high functioning, profitable, and reputable team.
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Recruitment Agency Notice
A written service agreement must be established with Hemmera’s Human Resources department before any resumes will be accepted; all resumes must be sent directly to the Human Resources department for qualification and not directly to the hiring manager. Hemmera will not pay any fees for recruitment activities related to the hiring of a candidate if the recruitment process outlined above has not been followed.

If we don’t currently have an open position in your area, you may submit a resume or an Application for Employment.