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.

Environmental Assessment and Permitting Specialist (Burnaby, BC)

Are you an experienced environmental impact assessment (EA) practitioner looking to work with high-performing teams on both large and small projects? Do you have experience in the mining, energy, oil and gas, and transportation sectors? 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 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

Our business is built on exceptional customer service and a team-based approach to project delivery. To excel in this role, you must have demonstrated experience and success in the following areas:

  • Providing strategic regulatory advice to proponents and staff during all stages of the project life cycle, including planning and feasibility studies, EIA, and post-EIA permitting and compliance.
  • Leading the development of environmental assessment reports, including drafting of text, editing of text developed by technical disciplines, and providing senior strategic review of documents.
  • Leading the development of regulatory strategies and permit applications.
  • Providing leadership in managing and tracking communication processes between proponents, environmental teams, and regulatory agencies.
  • Playing an active role in identifying, planning and executing proposal and other business development opportunities.
  • Assisting in the mentoring, training and career development of junior and intermediate staff with respect EIA 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

To excel in this role, you must be solutions-oriented and a strategic thinker. You must also possess the following skills:

  • A university degree, preferably a master’s degree, in natural sciences, resource management, engineering or business.
  • A professional designation (e.g., R.P.Bio., P.Eng.).
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant professional experience in western Canada.
  • Knowledge of provincial and federal environmental legislation gained through formal studies and practical experience.
  • Experience with a wide range of environmental disciplines (e.g., air quality, noise, surface and groundwater quality, vegetation, wildlife, fish and fish habitat, socio-economics, archaeology).
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Exceptional 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.

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

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Proposal Coordinator (Burnaby, BC)

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

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

We are looking for a Proposal Coordinator to join our growing environmental consulting firm. The Proposal Coordinator will support our Proposal Manager and proposals team with the preparation and production of proposals ensuring the satisfaction of clients and multiple stakeholders.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the identification, development and publication of proposals, tenders and other written documentation requiring professional writing and editing skills.
  • Conduct detailed scans of specified websites to identify potential opportunities in alignment with core service areas.
  • Coordinate the preparation and submission of quality tender and expression of interest documentation.
  • Support with proposal team internal communications and meetings (i.e., schedule and attend meetings, collect notes, and action item lists).
  • Consult and collaborate with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Follow-up with internal stakeholders to ensure proposal development milestones are met.
  • Maintain and incorporate new client and opportunity detail in databases, registers, and internal business development documentation within Hemmera’s Client Relationship Management system.
  • Provide high level administrative support to other Lines of Business

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Minimum of 1-2 years with direct experience coordinating proposals.
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or Communications.
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office software, Adobe Acrobat Professional, and InDesign.
  • Excellent team player and can work collaboratively with others.
  • An assertive, cooperative, and effective communicator (written and verbal).
  • Ability to perform under solid pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Keen eye for detail.
  • Must be self-motivated, confident, energetic, and creative.

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

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Project Coordinator (Environmental) (Oakville, ON)

We are seeking a highly-motivated Project Coordinator to support the Oakville team. You will ideally have project administrative support experience, coupled with strong organisational, time management, and customer service oriented skills. Some of the varied responsibilities of this role include staff orientation, meetings and scheduling, equipment organization, file and document management as well as data entry, analytical table creation, and other environmental data analysis/management tasks.

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.

Responsibilities

  • Support Project Managers (report validation, report formatting, create data tables, PDFs, and data entry tasks).
  • Coordinate and liaise with report production staff for client and internal deliverables.
  • Review laboratory Certificates of Analysis for quality assurance and quality control.
  • Create analytical tables from Certificates of Analysis for comparison against various standards.
  • Create groundwater contour drawing using SURFER.
  • Coordinate public utility stakeouts.
  • Coordinate and plan project resources effectively to deliver intended results.
  • Effectively communicate, and share information, knowledge and expertise between the project management and technical groups on the team.
  • Manage and maintain project-related tracking tables.
  • Administrative support as required

Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of experience providing coordination/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.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • 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.

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.

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Senior Consultant / Project Manager, Contaminated Sites (Burnaby, BC)

We are a Canadian boutique environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in our essence. Recognized as leaders in our industry, we partner with clients to make a difference across North America. 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, a competitive compensation and bonus structure, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. We are looking for a highly motivated individual with excellent business development, technical and people skills, to join our Hemmera team for project leadership in contaminated sites. The successful candidate will be a senior professional engineer or scientist with broad based experience in the fields of environmental management, contaminated site investigation and remediation, and environmental engineering design who can lead a wide variety of technically challenging projects and play a key role in the growth and development of the firm. Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides senior technical leadership in all contaminated site assessment, remedial and risk management plans and long-term operation and compliance monitoring.
  • Executes on projects including PSI1, PSI2, DSI, remedial options review, remediation, risk assessment, and environmental due diligence.
  • Manages highly complex tasks related to major projects while directing large to small multi-disciplinary teams, including engineers, hydrogeologists, and risk assessors, as well as multiple contractors and subcontractors, with budgets ranging from $50,000 to $1M+.
  • Develops cost budgets, performance forecasts and monitors financial drivers to ensure the delivery of expected net revenues.

Client and Business Development

  • Maintains and enhance revenue from current key clients as well as pursue new clients in order to grow the existing base of business through the acquisition of new opportunities.
  • Participates in marketing and business development opportunities and develops strategic business partnerships.
  • Develops strong client relationships and designs long-term operating and monitoring procedures that are consistent with the clients’ culture, abilities, resources, and regulatory requirements.
  • Communicates with clients to understand the challenges and choices they have with respect to their environmental projects.

Organizational Development

  • Assist in the mentoring and development of junior and intermediate staff with respect to contaminated sites and project management services.

Qualifications:

  • You have a Bachelors degree in an Environmental Engineering / Science related field.
  • Professional registration as a P.Eng., P.Geo., P.Ag or R.P.Bio. (or similar) is required.
  • You have a minimum fifteen years of experience, with five years in Project Management and client engagement
  • Strong project management skills and experience with both the provincial and federal regulatory regimes is required.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills

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 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 Consulting (Mining Lead, Western Canada) (Burnaby, BC)

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

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

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 western and northern 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 western and northern 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 Risk Asessor (Burnaby, Vernon or Victoria, BC)

 We are a Canadian boutique environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in our essence. Recognized as leaders in our industry, we partner with clients to make a difference across North America. 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, a competitive compensation and bonus structure, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects.

We are looking for a Senior Risk Assessor to join our BC team, working across a variety of interesting and challenging projects. As a proven leader in Risk Assessment, you will bring experience in the provision of senior technical and regulatory advice for the completion of risk assessment projects, including human health and ecological risk assessments environmental toxicology/ecotoxicology issues, and client and regulatory liaison at the local, provincial, and federal levels. You have an entrepreneurial spirit and an interest in growing the business, along with mentoring and developing junior and intermediate staff with respect to risk assessment and project management services. Other responsibilities include:

Technical Expertise:

  • Maintain your industry expertise and actively participate in upgrading your professional and leadership skills to ensure Hemmera remains a leader in the marketplace.
  • Travel between offices as needed for project/client meetings
  • Preparation of contaminated sites detailed quantitative human health and ecological risk assessment reports
  • Contribute to detailed site investigation planning
  • Senior review of reports and calculations prepared by intermediate staff

Grow the Business:

  • As an industry expert, contribute to the growth of the team and increase market share within our core service areas. Seek out and acquire new business opportunities, and act to identify opportunities to expand the scope of existing projects
  • Develop client relationships that facilitate successful project completion and identifies future opportunities. Initiates client relationship building activities to monitor satisfaction levels and obtain feedback to support improvement in practices
  • Develop project proposals and lead the client development process, as appropriate. Contribute to the development of marketing plans and lead the development of major project proposals
  • Prepares and delivers presentations to clients and prospective clients

Qualifications:

  • 10 years’ progressive Risk Assessment experience
  • CSAP membership is an asset
  • R.P.Bio., P.Eng., P.Geo, P.Ag, or P.Chem.  professional designation, or equivalent, or eligibility for registration
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and strong self-direction abilities
  • Strong belief and demonstrated experience in client satisfaction
  • Proven ability to develop study designs to meet project, regulatory, and client objectives
  • Skilled in data management and evaluation
  • Understanding of pertinent BC, and Canadian regulations and guidance
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong people skills and an ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability and willingness to train and mentor staff.

The successful candidate will work from either our Burnaby, Vernon or Victoria, BC offices.

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

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