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.

Aquatic Biologist (Burnaby, BC)

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

Your Responsibilities

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.
  • 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.
  • Undertaking habitat design and planning activities and then supervising construction of these projects as an Environmental Monitor or providing oversight to Environmental Monitor(s).
  • 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 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.
  • 5 – 8 years of progressive experience.
  • Experience planning and executing biological programs and teams.
  • Understanding of freshwater fish, and their habitats, in British Columbia.
  • 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:

  • A master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Experience working with provincial regulators and municipal authorities on permits and authorizations related to the aquatic environment (e.g., Water Sustainability Act).
  • Experience working with federal regulators on permits and authorizations.
  • Experience collaborating with Indigenous peoples.
  • Experience undertaking and managing construction environmental monitoring.
  • Experience with offsetting and habitat compensation in aquatic environments.
  • 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 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.

Department: Environmental Planning & Ecology
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Director of Mining - Western Canada (Burnaby, BC)

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

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

We are looking for a highly motivated leader with excellent technical, communication, management and interpersonal skills to work with our talented team in delivering outstanding service to our clients. The successful candidate will create, maintain and grow relationships within the Mining sector of western and northern Canada, and ensure client satisfaction with the quality and delivery of our work.

About the role:  

  • Providing leadership to the management of Hemmera’s mining sector environmental projects, and Ausenco projects in western and northern Canada.
  • Promoting the growth of Hemmera’s core service areas, identifying and leading growth of new services areas, fostering and maintaining a strong reputation in the marketplace as an industry expert to enhance relationships with existing clients and develop new clients.
  • Ensuring clients’ needs are met and delivered in a reasonable time.
  • Directing Project Managers and others in developing and meeting schedules and budgets for all projects.
  • Managing highly complex tasks related to major projects
  • Directing the multi-disciplinary activities of work groups assigned to complex projects.
  • Preparing and delivering presentations to clients and prospective clients.
  • Promoting and maintaining a positive work environment through a culture of teamwork and cooperation within the office, region, and between other areas of the organization.

  About you:

You are entrepreneurial in nature, have previous experience in leading complex projects within the mining lifecyle, and are a client focused professional who thrives in a fast-paced team-approach environment. You have a strong understanding of environmental management and consulting in the context of mining projects.  

  • Related technical qualifications including relevant undergraduate degree. Holding a master’s degree and professional designation is an asset.
  • Minimum of 15 years of related progressive experience including at least 10 years in a Project Manager role or discipline lead role.
  • Extensive project / discipline management experience involving fully managing multiple projects from beginning to end.
  • Exposure to a variety of projects, multiple clients, and various degrees of project complexity within mineral exploration and mine development, operations and closure.
  • Demonstrated experience in building and maintaining a team of professionals to support projects and the business.
  • Demonstrated track record of risk, financial and budget management.
  • A skilled leader with excellent written and oral communication skills

About us:

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

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

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

 

About You

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.

Your Responsibilities

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. 

The Essentials

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, 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.
  • 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.

Department: Environmental Planning & Ecology
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Intermediate Hydrologist (Burnaby, BC)

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

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

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with excellent technical and interpersonal skills to work with our talented water resources team to deliver outstanding service to our clients. Keen to learn and work in a team environment, you will have the opportunity to learn from senior geoscientists with a combined 50+ years of experience. The successful candidate will have excellent field work, data analysis and modelling (Goldsim), reporting, and communication skills.

About the role:  

  • Assisting Project Managers and senior Engineers/Geoscientists with baseline assessment and contaminated sites related projects.
  • Conducting site assessments and investigations including coordinating and managing hydrologic monitoring, surface water monitoring/sampling, data interpretation, and reporting.
  • Supporting senior geoscientists and ecologists in completing complex assignments and provides technical advice on less complicated projects, for the following areas:
  • Collecting, analyzing, disseminating, and managing networks of basic water resource data such as information on reservoir and lake storage, ground water levels, and surface/ground water quality;
  • Stream discharge measurement using multiple techniques;
  • Developing and modifying hydrologic procedures, models, techniques, and plans to ensure optimal use of technologies and data;
  • Environmental Assessment;
  • Preparing Scientific reports;
  • Responsible for adhering to health and safety plans and quality processes on all work, project and reports.

About you:  

  • University degree in physical science or related discipline. Master’s degree is preferred.
  • You have a minimum of five years of relevant, demonstrable experience in hydrology.
  • You are registered with APEGBC or are eligible for registration with an equivalent professional organization
  •  Excellent ability to clearly express complex and challenging information in a well-organized, efficient and engaging manner for data evaluation and technical writing.
  •  Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)
  • Ability to conduct field work, which can sometimes be conducted in remote locations, adverse outdoor conditions (hot summer or cold winter days, derelict buildings, construction, contaminated sites).
  • Willingness to occasionally work during non-regular business hours, including weekends.

 This role will be based out of our Burnaby office and will require travel to client or project sites as needed.

About us:

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

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.

Department: Site Assessment & Remediation
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Intermediate Hydrologist (Calgary, AB)

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

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

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with excellent technical and interpersonal skills to work with our talented water resources team to deliver outstanding service to our clients. Keen to learn and work in a team environment, you will have the opportunity to learn from senior geoscientists with a combined 50+ years of experience. The successful candidate will have excellent field work, data analysis and modelling (Goldsim), reporting, and communication skills.

About the role:  

  • Assisting Project Managers and senior Engineers/Geoscientists with baseline assessment and contaminated sites related projects.
  • Conducting site assessments and investigations including coordinating and managing hydrologic monitoring, surface water monitoring/sampling, data interpretation, and reporting.
  • Supporting senior geoscientists and ecologists in completing complex assignments and provides technical advice on less complicated projects, for the following areas:
  • Collecting, analyzing, disseminating, and managing networks of basic water resource data such as information on reservoir and lake storage, ground water levels, and surface/ground water quality;
  • Stream discharge measurement using multiple techniques;
  • Developing and modifying hydrologic procedures, models, techniques, and plans to ensure optimal use of technologies and data;
  • Environmental Assessment;
  • Preparing Scientific reports;
  • Responsible for adhering to health and safety plans and quality processes on all work, project and reports.

About you:  

  • University degree in physical science or related discipline. Master’s degree is preferred.
  • You have a minimum of five years of relevant, demonstrable experience in hydrology.
  • You are registered with APEGAB or are eligible for registration with an equivalent professional organization
  •  Excellent ability to clearly express complex and challenging information in a well-organized, efficient and engaging manner for data evaluation and technical writing.
  •  Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)
  • Ability to conduct field work, which can sometimes be conducted in remote locations, adverse outdoor conditions (hot summer or cold winter days, derelict buildings, construction, contaminated sites).
  • Willingness to occasionally work during non-regular business hours, including weekends.

 This role will be based out of our Calgary  office and will require travel to client or project sites as needed.

About us:

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

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.

Department: Site Assessment & Remediation
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Marine Biologist (Burnaby, BC)

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:

  • Planning and executing marine studies and preparing technical reports.
  • Providing technical and regulatory expertise on projects that interact with marine environments.
  • Supporting the development of components for environmental assessments.
  • Managing or coordinating projects from proposals through to the delivery of quality reports.
  • Leading or contributing to the development 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 a passionate and solutions-oriented biologist with the following skills:

  • A university degree in marine biology or a related field.
  • A professional designation (e.g., R.P.Bio or P.Biol.) or eligibility for a designation.
  • 5 – 8 years of progressive experience.
  • Experience planning and executing marine biology programs.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to think independently and strategically, maintain a positive attitude, be self-motivated and employ a strong work initiative.
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.

Bonus Points

The following attributes may give you a competitive edge:

  • A master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Experience with ports, terminals, marine infrastructure, and shipping in BC or elsewhere in Canada.
  • Experience working with federal regulators on permits and authorizations.
  • Knowledge and experience identifying marine species in the Pacific northwest.
  • 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 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.

Department: Environmental Planning & Ecology
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Senior Hydrogeologist (Calgary, AB)

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with excellent technical and interpersonal skills to join our team!

You will work on a variety of interesting and challenging projects across Canada and internationally. As a proven leader in water resource management, you bring business development experience, senior technical expertise and regulatory advice to advance environmental projects. You have demonstrated skills in client and regulatory liaison at the local, provincial, and federal levels, and have an entrepreneurial spirit and an interest in growing the business, leading teams, and mentoring and developing junior and intermediate staff.

About the role 

  • Providing senior leadership and technical expertise in the areas of:
  • Water resource planning and management;
  • Physical and contaminant hydrogeology;
  • Geologic interpretation;
  • Design and implementation of water well and dewatering programs;
  • Investigation of contaminated sites and remedial design;
  • Modeling groundwater flow and contaminant migration;
  • Geochemical evaluation including Acid Rock Drainage; and
  • Preparation of technical and scientific reports.
  • Developing large project proposals, cost budgets, performance forecasts and monitor financial drivers to ensure the delivery of expected net revenues.
  • Leading the client development process for water resources and hydrogeology.
  • As an industry expert, contributing to the growth of the team and increasing market share within our core service areas.
  • Mentoring and overseeing the performance of staff.

About you

  • M.Sc. or Ph.D. in Hydrogeology or related discipline and 15+ years of experience
  • Registered with APEGA, or eligible for registration
  • Sound knowledge of the consulting business including experience leading clients and internal teams, field teams, and managing projects
  • Strong experience and knowledge of hydrogeology as it relates to resource industries, and the ability to leverage your network to develop business
  • Self-motivating, results oriented, with excellent organizational and leadership abilities
  • Ability to clearly express complex and challenging information in a well-organized, efficient and engaging manner

About us

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

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

Department: Site Assessment & Remediation
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Senior Project Manager, Site Assessment and Remediation (Calgary, AB)

Hemmera is growing, are you looking for an opportunity to showcase your entrepreneurial spirit, by helping to build a business and lead a high-performing team?

To support Hemmera’s continued growth in Alberta 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, provide senior technical support and as well as the development of new opportunities.

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.
  • Maintaining 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.
  • Assessing work against standards, objectives and specifications, ensuring the quality of work outputs.
  • 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. 

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering or Science related field.
  • Professional registration or the ability to obtain registration as a P.Eng., P.Geol. or P.Biol. is required.
  • 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.
  • Is able to clearly express complex and challenging ideas, thoughts, and concepts; delivers information in a well-organized and engaging manner so that it is understood.
  • 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 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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Senior Risk Assessor (Calgary, AB)

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 Senior Risk Assessor to join our 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 AB, 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.

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.  

Department: Site Assessment & Remediation
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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.