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.

Business Development Coordinator (Burnaby, BC)

We’re looking for a highly organised, energetic individual with a reputation for providing high-quality service to clients to join our team. Reporting to the VP, Business and Strategy Development the Business Development Coordinator (BDC) will work closely with the Growth Team to support business development activities that drive business growth.

About the role

In your role, you will have the opportunity to take on a wide variety of tasks and develop your business development skillset by assisting in development of BD collateral, set up/maintenance of digital infrastructure that supports BD activities and process, updating and maintaining CRM and sales funnel, and market research and support.

 Other duties include:

  • Support preparation for client visits and presentations.
  • Support Growth Team financial data management and reporting
  • Organize and facilitate internal BD-related meetings.
  • Work with BD team to capture and track key client related information.
  • Support annual growth strategy development and progress tracking.
  • Support activities and materials for strategic conference and industry events
  • Prepare presentations, brochures and other collateral materials
  • Set up digital working areas for lead and opportunity documentation and collaboration.
  • Support Growth Team communications across the business.

About you

You are solutions-oriented and have the following skills and experience:

  • 2-5 years of experience providing coordination support in a professional services environment  
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Teams), SharePoint online, Dynamics or other CRM, and graphics/visualization software.
  • Enthusiastic, proactive, open, service-minded, and spontaneous working attitude and communication style.
  • Solid verbal, written and visual communication skills in English
  • High tolerance working in a fast-paced dynamic environment handling multiple tasks with strict deadlines while maintaining focus on accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Reliable, hands-on team player who also likes to have fun.
  • High diversity and inclusion intelligence, with strong cultural awareness
  • Comfortable working with minimal supervision, prioritizing own workload and proactively informing Growth Team of workload issues.
  • Ability to protect sensitive and proprietary information.Committed to quality and company values.

Bonus Points

Any of the following attributes may give you a competitive edge:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Experience in working in an environmental consulting, engineering or related business is preferred.
  • Experience collaborating with Indigenous peoples.
  • Spanish, French or Portuguese language skills

About us:

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. 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. Our actions, decisions, behaviours, and communications are based on our foundational values of Respect, Integrity, Accountability, and Sustainability. Our values of Innovation, Responsiveness, and Adaptability will shape how we continue to grow, compete, and diversify. We give back to the communities in which we work through a variety of significant initiatives.

Hemmera recognizes that every individual’s contribution is essential to The Hemmera Way – a collective way of thinking that defines our behaviours, actions, attitudes, and approach to everything we do. The Hemmera Way differentiates us from our competitors by the way we practice Hemmera’s collective values of being people based, business focused, and values driven while delivering performance excellence to our clients and projects.

COVID-19

The health and safety of our employees and candidates is our first priority. We closely monitor local, regional, and global conditions related to the pandemic, and your working location and/or roster as advertised in this advert may be temporarily subject to change to adhere to recommendations by health authorities and government regulations. To protect the health and safety of our people, clients and communities, successful candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to enter an Ausenco office. Individuals that cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical reasons or another protected ground under Human Rights legislation may request an accommodation. We will do our best to accommodate those who are unable to be vaccinated.

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Civil Designer - Geotechnical (Burnaby, BC)

We are currently seeking a Civil Designer to join our growing Geotechnical Engineering team located in our Burnaby, BC office. As part of our geotechnical team, you will principally be involved with geotechnical and engineering designs for mining projects including siting and design of tailings storage facilities (TSF),  waste rock storage facilities (WRSF), dams, berms, pit slopes, earthwork, roads and development of closure plans.

About the role

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

  • Application of AutoCAD and Autodesk CIVIL 3D for geotechnical / mining projects (design of TSF, WSF, Heap Leach Facilities and associated facilities such as diversion channels, ponds, haul roads, etc.)
  • Preparing drawing plans, sketches and figures
  • Material Takoffs
  • Management of topographic coordinate systems
  • Supporting in the design of geotechnical works, soil structures, civil structures, among others
  • Participation in meetings with clients
  • Depending on your interests and skills, there is also opportunity to get involved in geotechnical/ hydrogeological field campaigns, hydrological design of diversion channels and ponds associated with mine infrasturcures, business development, report writing and technical work such as topographical

About you 

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent, e.g., BCIT Diploma related to Civil Design) in Civil or Geological Engineering
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and Civil 3D and management of topographic coordinate systems
  • Competent in the design of tailings and waste rock storage facilities, and heap leach pads for mining projects
  • Experienced in generating civil-mining drawings, earthworks, and Material Take-off sheets (MTOs)
  • Experience in geotechnical field investigation (soil and/or rock core logging) experience is an important asset
  • Experience in preparing technical specifications is an asset
  • Some experience and aptitude for proposal preparation, development of workplans, project scheduling, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written), including proven capabilities in technical communications
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and meet established deadlines
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. Hemmera recognizes that every individual’s contribution is essential to The Hemmera Way. Diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. Hemmera is a values-driven business committed to sustainability.

You will be part of Hemmera’s Environmental Planning and Ecology (EPE) Line of Business. We are a collaborative and team-oriented group. We work hard to provide exceptional customer service and high-quality deliverables to our clients, and we also have a lot of fun. We’re extremely competitive when it comes to winning proposals as well as lunchtime virtual Pictionary/Jeopardy/trivia matches. We celebrate birthdays with homemade baking as well as put on the best Hemmera Huddles. We’re a supportive and collaborative bunch who help each other excel and succeed together. Click to learn more about our hiring practices during COVID.

The role is based in our BC and Yukon Region, but you may be required to travel across Canada and Internationally for short periods of time. We are open to discussing you being located in our Burnaby, Victoria, or Whitehorse offices.

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Director, Climate Change (Vancouver, Burnaby, Calgary, Toronto or Burlington)

At Ausenco/Hemmera, we redefine what’s possible and deliver value-adding consulting studies, project delivery and asset operations and maintenance solutions to a wide range of clients. We work in multiple sectors including mining, infrastructure, renewable energy, transportation and logistics, oil and gas and infrastructure. We’re a global organization with a longstanding commitment to sustainability – we are stewards of our environment; we conduct our relationships with integrity, and we live by our values in all that we do.

We’re proud of our heritage and we build on that tradition through a strong sense of culture, safety first ethos and by delivering sustainable outcomes for the environment and our clients and communities. Our success and reputation are built on developing innovative environmental, social and financial solutions, that reduce impacts and optimise benefits of the projects we work on. Our environmental and socioeconomic assessment projects anticipate climate change impacts and offer reduction and mitigation strategies. Our project designs incorporate energy, water and process efficiencies to create smaller footprints and reduce environmental impact as well anticipate future conditions and demands on infrastructure related to a changing climate.

About the role:

We’re looking for a progressive-thinking and experienced Director to join our team. This role will collaborate with our clients across a variety of sectors to help define client-specific climate change needs and help build innovative climate change solutions, strategies and programs. 

The Director’s role will help take our growing climate change business to the next level in our global operations. In collaboration with the Director, Sustainability Services, the Vice President of Geosciences and the Executive Vice President, Corporate Development & Strategy, this role will contribute to setting the Climate Change businesses’ direction, growth planning and ensuring that we’re working effectively to achieve our mission, meet financial goals and grow efficiently.

The Director will primarily focus on:

  • Leading the growth of Ausenco’s climate change service by leading the planning and execution of climate change-related services and projects across our client sectors and within relevant areas of expertise.
  • Facilitating collaboration with climate change resources across the organization to support delivery of climate change services across all key client sectors, including mining, transportation and logistics, infrastructure and government.
  • Overseeing the development and reporting on Ausenco’s carbon footprint including GHG reduction and mitigation projects
  • Preparing climate change briefings, strategies, action plans.
  • Building and fostering a strong reputation in the marketplace as Climate Change experts to maintain and enhance revenue opportunities with new and existing clients and through internal cross-selling
  • Supporting delivery of our ESG strategy and planning in finding better ways to help deliver sustainable outcomes for our clients
  • Preparing or contributing to proposals, estimates and the scoping of projects
  • Promoting and maintaining a positive and inclusive environment by living Ausenco’s values and through cooperation within the office, region and across other areas of the organization

This position is a full-time, regular position and will be based in either our Vancouver, Burnaby, Calgary, Toronto or Burlington offices.  Business travel, subject to any restrictions, may be required given the scope of the role.

About you:

You are an experienced management consultant looking for your next challenge and can offer the following skills and experience: 

  • 15+ years’ progressive consulting experience within a high-growth, dynamic organization, preferably in engineering, consulting or business management
  • Leading multi-disciplinary teams with the diverse suite of technical expertise required to develop effective solutions to meeting climate change challenges
  • Experience consulting on Climate change issues, developing Climate Change/GHG strategies and in ensuring business integration
  • Familiarity with mining and other key sectors including transportation, government
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to create and deliver persuasive presentations
  • Good commercial sense and experience expanding and developing business with new and existing clients
  • Ability to move initiatives forward by working through complexity and uncertainty to drive initiatives to completion
  • Graduate degree in science, engineering or business
  • Spanish and/or French language skills an asset

About us:

Working for Ausenco means you will not settle for the status quo – you will be part of a forward-thinking, culturally diverse organisation. We expect our people to deliver outstanding results and will give you the licence to find a better way forward for your clients and stakeholders.

​In addition to a competitive remuneration package, we provide employees with a wide range of growth opportunities and training programs to build your skills and pursue your career path.

Supporting a Diverse Workforce As a global company we embrace and encourage diversity in its fullest sense – gender, age, experience, nationality, colour, language, religion, location, disability, education, skills, working styles and time availability. We are developing a Reconciliation Action Plan for Canada and already have a plan in place for Australia. Our work environments are based on mutual trust and respect for the rights and opportunities of every individual.

COVID-19 The health and safety of our employees and candidates is our main priority. We closely monitor local, regional, and global conditions related to the pandemic, and your working location and/or roster as advertised in this advert may be temporarily subject to change to adhere to recommendations by health authorities and government regulations.

To protect the health and safety of our people, clients and communities, successful candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to enter an Ausenco office. Individuals that cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical reasons or another protected ground under Human Rights legislation may request an accommodation. We will do our best to accommodate those who are unable to be vaccinated.

If this role sounds like you, please submit a detailed application directly to this posting. We thank you for your submission and will contact you if we need further information, or if we wish to progress to interview.

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Director, Environmental Assessment and Permitting (Burnaby, Victoria, BC or Whitehorse, YT)

Are you an experienced environmental impact assessment (EIA) practitioner looking to work with high-performing teams? Do you have project and organizational leadership experience? Have you been involved in sectors such mining, renewables, energy, oil and gas, and transportation? Are you looking for new opportunities to grow your career and take on new challenges within a company that is strongly entrepreneurial and provides you the flexibility to thrive? If so, we want to hear from you!

Hemmera is seeking a Director,  Environmental Assessment and Permitting to help us deliver high-quality EIA and regulatory strategies to our clients and provide organizational leadership within our EIA group.

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.
  • Developing positive relationships with clients, regulators, and colleagues in the context of project delivery.
  • Leading the design and 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 integration of EIA within multi-disciplinary teams of engineers, social scientists, engagement professionals inside and outside of Hemmera.
  • Organizational leadership in staff allocation, retention ,and recruitment for the delivery of EIA projects across western Canada, and engagement with EIA leaders across Canada.
  • Providing leadership in managing and tracking communication processes between proponents, environmental teams, and regulatory agencies. 
  • 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 to senior staff involved in EIA and permitting work.
  • Providing leadership in implementing Hemmera processes and approaches (e.g., project management, quality and safety programs) to ensure that schedule, safety, 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, in natural sciences, resource management, engineering, or business.
  • Over 15 years of relevant professional experience in western Canada, including in organizational and project leadership roles.
  • 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.
  • A professional designation (e.g., R.P.Bio., P.Eng.) is an asset.

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. Hemmera recognizes that every individual’s contribution is essential to The Hemmera Way. Diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. Hemmera is a values-driven business committed to sustainability.

You will be part of Hemmera’s Environmental Planning and Ecology (EPE) Line of Business. We are a collaborative and team-oriented group. We work hard to provide exceptional customer service and high-quality deliverables to our clients, and we also have a lot of fun. We’re extremely competitive when it comes to winning proposals as well as lunchtime virtual Pictionary/Jeopardy/trivia matches. We celebrate birthdays with homemade baking as well as put on the best Hemmera Huddles. We’re a supportive and collaborative bunch who help each other excel and succeed together. Click to learn more about our hiring practices during COVID.

The role is based in our BC and Yukon Region, but you may be required to travel across Canada and Internationally for short periods of time. We are open to discussing you being located in our Burnaby, Victoria, or Whitehorse offices.

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Director of Mining, Eastern Canada (Burlington, ON)

Due to growth within our business, we are looking for a highly motivated leader with excellent technical, communication, management and interpersonal skills to work with our talented team in delivering outstanding service to our clients. The successful candidate will create, maintain and grow relationships within the Mining Sector of eastern Canada, and ensure client satisfaction with the quality and delivery of our work. If you’re the right person for this role, we are open to discussing you being located in one of our other Eastern Canada locations.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Providing leadership to the management of Hemmera and Ausenco’s Mining Sector environmental projects in eastern Canada.
  • Promoting the growth of Hemmera’s core service areas, identifying and leading growth of new services areas, fostering and maintaining a strong reputation in the marketplace as an industry expert to enhance relationships with existing clients and develop new clients.
  • Ensuring client needs are met and delivered in a reasonable time and to the highest standard of quality.
  • Directing Project Managers and technical staff in developing and meeting schedules and budgets for all projects.
  • Managing highly complex tasks related to major projects.
  • Managing multi-disciplinary project teams providing environmental and stakeholder engagement support to mining sector clients.
  • Preparing and delivering presentations to clients and prospective clients.
  • Promoting and maintaining a positive work environment through a culture of teamwork and cooperation within the office, region, and between other areas of the organization.
About you:

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

  • A relevant degree in Environmental Science or Engineering; professional designation is preferred.
  • Minimum of 15 years of related progressive experience including at least 10 years in a Project Manager or discipline lead role within the local market of this region.
  • Extensive project / discipline management experience involving fully managing multiple projects from beginning to end.
  • Exposure to a variety of projects, multiple clients, and various degrees of project complexity within mineral exploration and mine development, operations and closure.
  • Demonstrated experience in building and maintaining a team of professionals to support projects and the business.
  • Demonstrated track record of risk, financial and budget management.
  • A skilled leader with excellent written and oral communication skills.
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About us

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

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

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Director, North West Territories - sub region (Yellowknife, NWT)

We are currently seeking a leader with an outstanding reputation in the environmental market of the NWT; this person is entrepreneurial and excited to be part of a dynamic and growing consultancy.

The Director, North West Territories (Sub-Region), is accountable for ensuring the achievement of operational objectives of a defined Hemmera sub-region. This may encompass more than one Line of Business (LOB) and includes people leadership and resource management, safety and quality, execution of projects, business development, operations management, operational budgeting and tracking, and achieving financial performance of the sub-region.

This role is a senior-level position that reports into the Vice President of the respective Region (Alberta/NWT). This is a highly visible role and is responsible for effectively leading staff to achieve the goals of the sub-region and to connect and execute business planning, business development, client service and employee experience (career development, job satisfaction, and moral). The Director, Sub-Region will also work with other leaders within the AB/NWT Region and Nationally.

About the role:

  • Promote and improve the health, safety and wellbeing of all staff in the sub-region
  • Provide leadership to the sub-region to foster growth of the business and development of employees.
  • Manage the sub-region’s financial objectives and results, identifying and resolving issues, and actively managing the financial results to achieve budget.
  • Recruit, and hire the talent to propel the organization forward; and provide leadership for training, coaching, development, and succession planning of key talent.
  • Promote and maintain an inclusive culture of teamwork and cooperation.
  • Provide leadership to the management of environmental projects in the NWT 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.
  • Be the face of Hemmera / Ausenco in the sub-region market with clients, community, competitors, government, and stakeholders.
  • Be the primary person keeping finger on the pulse of business and gathering intel in the local market. regarding Projects, clients, competitors, govt, First Nations.
  • Work closely with peers to collaborate and execute on organizational initiatives and drive business growth in the sub-region.

 

 

About you:

  • Experience in project management, with an exposure to a variety of projects, multiple clients, and various degrees of project complexity.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and delivering on financial and business performance, strategies, business plans, and budgets.
  • Proven success in building and leading high-performance teams, achieving results through coaching others, critical feedback, and development of talent.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills, providing role model leadership to partners (internally and externally).
  • Minimum of ten years of progressive and related experience, with a minimum of two years of experience in a business management or operations leadership role.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and relationship building skills with a dedication to developing lasting client partnerships (internally and externally).
  • Relevant professional designation or ability to obtain one would be preferred.

Hemmera, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ausenco, is a leading Canadian environmental consultancy valued for our expertise and boutique approach. With a reputation for integrity and technical excellence, Hemmera offers comprehensive environmental services to a broad range of clients across Canada.

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

COVID-19 The health and safety of our employees and candidates is our first priority. We closely monitor local, regional, and global conditions related to the pandemic, and your working location and/or roster as advertised in this advert may be temporarily subject to change to adhere to recommendations by health authorities and government regulations. To protect the health and safety of our people, clients and communities, successful candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to enter an Ausenco office. Individuals that cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical reasons or another protected ground under Human Rights legislation may request an accommodation. We will do our best to accommodate those who are unable to be vaccinated.

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Director, Site Assessment and Remediation (Burnaby, Victoria or Whitehorse)

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?

If you are a senior professional engineer or scientist with experience in the fields of environmental management, contaminated site investigation and remediation, risk assessment or environmental engineering design we want to hear from you.

The Director, Site Assessment and Remediation (SAR) is a key role for Hemmera, reporting to the Vice President of the BC/Yukon Region, with significant influence over how we implement our strategic planning for the SAR business to meet financial and growth goals for the BC/Yukon Region. You’ll have responsibility for people leadership and resource management, safety and quality, execution of projects, client service, employee experience (career development, job satisfaction, and moral) and achievement of the financial performance of the SAR business. You will work closely with other regional and national leaders and internal experts within Hemmera and other project stakeholders to lead the delivery of current projects and to develop new opportunities for the region.

The role may be based from any of our BC/YT offices (Burnaby, Victoria or Whitehorse), but you may be required to travel for short periods of time. If you’re the right person for the job, we are open to discussing possible remote working arrangements.

Your responsibilities:

  • Managing and expanding the SAR business throughout BC/YT, including strategic business planning
  • Managing the Business Line’s financial objectives and results, identifying and resolving issues, and actively managing the financial results to achieve budget.
  • Providing technical leadership in the areas of environmental site investigations, both large- and small-scale ex-situ remedial excavations, operation of in-situ remedial treatment systems, compliance auditing, groundwater treatment design, implementation and optimization and risk assessment.
  • Managing complex tasks related to projects while managing small multi-disciplinary teams, including engineers, hydrogeologists, soil scientists and risk assessors, as well as multiple contractors and subcontractors.
  • Planning for current and future workforce resourcing needs by understanding required skills and knowledge of current and future roles, identifying successors, and executing processes and programs to recruit, develop and retain talent.
  • Motivating and leading the team to deliver exceptional service and quality projects to clients.
  • Developing project proposals and leading the client development process through marketing plans and strategies.
  • Maintaining and growing your industry and professional knowledge and leadership skills to ensure Hemmera remains ahead of the marketplace.
  • Seeking out and acquiring new business opportunities and acting to identify opportunities to expand the scope of existing projects.
  • Building, maintaining and expanding strong relationships with clients, regulating agencies, and municipalities to facilitate successful delivery of projects and the maintenance of future/ongoing opportunities.
  • 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.
  • Coordinate closely with other senior company practitioners both within BC/YT and Nationally to ensure consistency in staff management and advancement, work implementation, marketing and client development, and consistency with company business goals and needs.

 About you:

You are entrepreneurial in nature, have previous experience in leading complex projects, and are a client focused professional who thrives in a fast-paced team-approach environment. You have a strong understanding of environmental liability management and the regulatory environment within BC and/or the Yukon.

  • Related technical qualifications including relevant undergraduate degree in Environmental Engineering, Geology, Environmental Science, or another related field.
  • Professional designation in BC or YT.
  • Hold or eligible for a standards based CSAP designation.
  • Recognized as an expert in contaminated sites regulatory requirements in BC and/or YT, environmental investigations, and remediation with a dedication to and passion for your discipline.
  • A minimum of ten years of progressive and related experience in contaminated sites, with a minimum of two years of experience in a business management or operations leadership 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.
  • Strong people skills and an ability to work in a team environment.
  • Experience in leading, mentoring, and training staff.
  • 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 across Canada. With a reputation for integrity and technical excellence, Hemmera offers progressive environmental services in Site Assessment and Remediation, Environmental Planning and Ecology, and Human Engagement, Geomatics and Geosciences.

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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Ecological Field Technician (Fort Macleod, AB)

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

Working as an Ecological Field Technician you will be required to help with ecological monitoring at a wind power facility located in the Fort Macleod area. Tasks include bird and bat fatality monitoring/collection around turbines. The work term is from approximately February 1 through December 31 (with a possibility to extend). Working hours will be approximately 12-hours per day (outdoors), approximately three days per week (~36 hours/week). Duties will include walking up to 30 km per day along transects around turbines in variable weather and ground conditions. The work requires a keen eye and superior attention span for repetitive tasks. Additional duties, including raptor monitoring and servicing of bat detectors and remote cameras may also be required.

Location: Fort Macleod, AB

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

About you

  • The ability to positively identify target bird and bat species visually. Multiple years of wildlife surveying is preferred.
  • Familiarity with species biology and survey methods in the Sensitive Species Inventory Guidelines are considered an asset.
  • A Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, Environmental Science, Renewable Resources, or hold a Technical Diploma in Natural Resources or Environmental Management from a certified College is required.
  • Willingness to work outside in adverse weather and ground conditions for long periods at a time.
  • Basic understanding of computers, familiar with Microsoft Office, and experience with GPS and iPad devices.
  • A strong work ethic, self-motivation and attention to detail is essential.
  • Outdoor clothing, a driver’s license and safety certifications (First Aid and WHMIS), are required.
  • Ability to work alone or with a team.
  • Having an interest in the natural environment, and renewable energy would be useful.

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. 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. Our actions, decisions, behaviours, and communications are based on our foundational values of Respect, Integrity, Accountability, and Sustainability. Our values of Innovation, Responsiveness, and Adaptability will shape how we continue to grow, compete, and diversify. We give back to the communities in which we work through a variety of significant initiatives.

Hemmera recognizes that every individual’s contribution is essential to The Hemmera Way – a collective way of thinking that defines our behaviours, actions, attitudes, and approach to everything we do. The Hemmera Way differentiates us from our competitors by the way we practice Hemmera’s collective values of being people based, business focused, and values driven while delivering performance excellence to our clients and projects.

COVID-19

The health and safety of our employees and candidates is our first priority. We closely monitor local, regional, and global conditions related to the pandemic, and your working location and/or roster as advertised in this advert may be temporarily subject to change to adhere to recommendations by health authorities and government regulations. To protect the health and safety of our people, clients and communities, successful candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to enter an Ausenco office. Individuals that cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical reasons or another protected ground under Human Rights legislation may request an accommodation. We will do our best to accommodate those who are unable to be vaccinated.

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Environmental Assessment and Permitting Specialist (Burnaby, Victoria, BC or Whitehorse, YT)

Are you an experienced environmental impact assessment (EIA) practitioner looking to work with high-performing teams on both large and small infrastructure and community projects? Do you have experience in mining, renewables, energy, oil and gas, and transportation sectors? Are you looking for opportunities to grow your career and take on new challenges within a strongly entrepreneurial company that values staff and community? If so, we want to hear from you!

Hemmera is seeking a team-oriented Environmental Impact Assessment and Permitting Specialist to help us deliver high-quality environmental assessments and regulatory strategies to our clients.

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 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.
  • 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 involved in EIA and permitting work.
  • Providing leadership in implementing Hemmera processes and approaches (e.g., project management, quality and safety 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, in natural sciences, resource management, engineering or business.
  • 5 to 10 years of relevant professional experience in western Canada.
  • Knowledge of provincial and federal environmental legislation gained through formal studies or practical experience.
  • Experience with a 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.
  • A professional designation (e.g., R.P.Bio., P.Eng.) is an asset.

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. Hemmera recognizes that every individual’s contribution is essential to The Hemmera Way. Diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. Hemmera is a values-driven business committed to sustainability.

You will be part of Hemmera’s Environmental Planning and Ecology (EPE) Line of Business. We are a collaborative and team-oriented group. We work hard to provide exceptional customer service and high-quality deliverables to our clients, and we also have a lot of fun. We’re extremely competitive when it comes to winning proposals as well as lunchtime virtual Pictionary/Jeopardy/trivia matches. We celebrate birthdays with homemade baking as well as put on the best Hemmera Huddles. We’re a supportive and collaborative bunch who help each other excel and succeed together. Click to learn more about our hiring practices during COVID.

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. If you’re the right person for the job, we are open to discussing you being located in our Victoria office, one of our satellite offices or working remotely

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Environmental Project Coordinator (Calgary, AB)

You’re an aspiring or seasoned coordinator or junior project manager with a reputation for providing high-quality service to clients. You want to assist senior project managers to deliver environmental field programs, wildlife and wildlife habitat assessments, and regulatory support to clients with the support of a highly competent and collaborative team as well as be mentored by the best in the business. You’re looking to grow your career within a company that shares your values and is strongly entrepreneurial.

About the role

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

  • Reviewing and preparing client invoices, including expenses, sub-contractor and supplier invoices, rates, and billing titles.
  • Providing logistical support, including meeting scheduling and field team coordination.
  • Monitoring project schedules with direction from the Project Manager and coordinating project team members to ensure project schedule objectives are achieved.
  • Tracking and organizing large amounts of field data for multiple projects, including safety plans.
  • Assisting the Project Manager with tracking and managing project financials, including monitoring budget, percent complete and earned value.
  • Providing regulatory and reporting support to internal teams during all stages of the project life cycle.
  • Developing environmental assessment reports, including drafting of text or editing of text developed by technical disciplines.
  • Supporting communication between proponents, environmental teams, and regulatory agencies. 
  • Depending on your interests and skills, there is also opportunity to get involved in business development and technical work.
  • Providing support for safety check ins and safety planning preparation.

 About you

You are solutions-oriented and have the following skills and experience:

  • 2-5 years of experience providing coordination support in a professional services environment.
  • A university degree in natural sciences, resource management, engineering or business.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • A positive and upbeat attitude.
  • Self-motivated with the drive to follow through on your commitments.
  • An ability to prioritize, pay close attention to details, accuracy and timeliness, and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to take independent action and maintain sound judgment.
  • Advanced skills in office software including MS Word, Excel, Teams, Powerpoint, Outlook and other software specific to role.

Bonus Points

Any of the following attributes may give you a competitive edge:

  • A master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Experience collaborating with Indigenous peoples.
  • Project management experience.
  • Experience working within a professional services firm, or the environmental and/or engineering consulting industries will be an asset.

About Us:

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. 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. Our actions, decisions, behaviours, and communications are based on our foundational values of Respect, Integrity, Accountability, and Sustainability. Our values of Innovation, Responsiveness, and Adaptability will shape how we continue to grow, compete, and diversify. We give back to the communities in which we work through a variety of significant initiatives.

Hemmera recognizes that every individual’s contribution is essential to The Hemmera Way – a collective way of thinking that defines our behaviours, actions, attitudes, and approach to everything we do. The Hemmera Way differentiates us from our competitors by the way we practice Hemmera’s collective values of being people based, business focused, and values driven while delivering performance excellence to our clients and projects.

Environmental Planning and Ecology

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 provide our clients with the confidence we will create the right team for their projects with our technical excellence. We are a learning organization, using motivation, imagination, and innovation to keep us on the leading edge of project delivery. We are a supportive and collaborative team who help each other excel and succeed together.

Covid 19 The health and safety of our employees and candidates is our first priority. We closely monitor local, regional, and global conditions related to the pandemic, and your working location and/or roster as advertised in this advert may be temporarily subject to change to adhere to recommendations by health authorities and government regulations. To protect the health and safety of our people, clients and communities, successful candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to enter an Ausenco office. Individuals that cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical reasons or another protected ground under Human Rights legislation may request an accommodation. We will do our best to accommodate those who are unable to be vaccinated.

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Environmental Risk Assessor (Burnaby or Victoria, BC)

We are looking for a highly-motivated individual with excellent technical and interpersonal skills to work with our talented team in delivering outstanding service to our clients. Your primary focus will be to assist project managers and senior specialists with contaminated sites related projects. You are an engineer or environmental scientist with experience in one or more fields of environmental management, contaminated sites investigation, human health and ecological risk assessment.

The role may be based either from Burnaby or Victoria, BC but you may be required to travel for short periods of time. If you’re the right person for the job, we are open to discussing possible remote working arrangements.

About the role:

  • Work closely and effectively under the supervision of the Project Directors, and Project Managers on an ongoing basis in activities such as:
    • coordinating and managing groundwater monitoring, soil sampling, test pitting, borehole drilling, groundwater monitoring well installation, tissue sampling
    • data tabulation, environmental data interpretation, and coordination of field subcontractors, reporting and documentation
  • Field and office (approximately 50:50) support for site characterization and environmental risk assessment
  • Conducting biophysical site assessments, aquatic and or/terrestrial.
  • Responsible for adhering to health and safety plans and quality processes on all work, project and reports.
  • Assist with the preparation of work plans, budgets and schedules while ensuring deliverables are met in a timely manner.
  • Preparing reports, drawings and identifying recommendations.

 About you:

  • A university degree in Environmental Sciences or related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience conducting Phase II Environmental Site Assessments, Remediation and Risk Assessment
  • Demonstrable experience performing detailed human health and/or ecological risk assessments (including dose modelling and weight of evidence assessments) related to exposures to soil, surface water, groundwater, and air for a range of chemicals.
  • Proficient with federal and provincial regulations
  • A professional designation such as RPBio or BIT (or the eligibility to obtain).
  • Experience in soil and groundwater sampling
  • Good initiative, strong attention to detail and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)
  • Ability and willingness to conduct field work in remote locations
  • Able and willing to occasionally work during non-regular business hours, including weekends

About Us:

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. Hemmera recognizes that diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera, we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. Hemmera is a values-driven business committed to sustainability.

We are a collaborative and team-oriented group. We work hard to provide exceptional customer service and high-quality deliverables to our clients.  We’re extremely competitive when it comes to winning proposals and achieving client needs but, we also like to have a lot of fun. We’re a supportive and collaborative bunch who help each other excel and succeed together. Click to learn more about our hiring practices during covid.

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Environmental Scientist/Engineer/Tech (Burnaby, BC)

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with excellent technical and interpersonal skills to work with our talented team in delivering outstanding service to our clients. Your primary focus will be to assist project managers and senior scientists and engineers with contaminated sites related projects. You will be an engineer/EIT, environmental scientist, or environmental technologist with an educational background in contaminated sites investigation and remediation. Experience working outdoors is an asset as your job is expected to be 80 – 100% in the field.

About the role:

  • Working closely with Project Managers and senior field technologists to perform activities such as: groundwater monitoring, soil sampling, air monitoring, test pitting, borehole drilling, groundwater monitoring well installation, surveying, construction environmental monitoring, data tabulation, environmental data interpretation, and coordination with field subcontractors. 
  • Responsibility for adhering to health and safety plans and quality processes on all work, project and reports
  • Writing quick/clear/concise reports, clearly describe observations and work activities in writing, and provide regular and succinct phone or e-mail communications to senior staff, from the field. 
  • Bachelor of Science in environmental science or engineering or a Technical Diploma in environmental technology.
  • Minimum of 2 years industry experience preferably within contaminated sites
  • Ability to be registered as a Professional (EIT, GIT, A.Ag., BIT) is preferable
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational abilities and detailed oriented
  • Comfortable working with small tools or environmental equipment (e.g., water quality meters, air monitoring equipment, etc.)
  • Proficient with computers and various programs (Word, Excel, ESdat)
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Ability to work with intermediate and senior staff and within project teams on various projects of differing complexity
  • Ability to work effectively with environmental subcontractors
  • Willingness to work outside in adverse weather conditions for potentially long periods at a time
  • Willingness to travel and work in potentially remote location.
  • Ability and willingness to learn and hit the ground running on a wide variety of projects 

This role will be in our Burnaby office, travelling to client and project locations as needed.

About Us:

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. Hemmera recognizes that diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera, we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. Hemmera is a values-driven business committed to sustainability.

We are a collaborative and team-oriented group. We work hard to provide exceptional customer service and high-quality deliverables to our clients.  We’re extremely competitive when it comes to winning proposals and achieving client needs but, we also like to have a lot of fun. We’re a supportive and collaborative bunch who help each other excel and succeed together. Click to learn more about our hiring practices during covid.

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Geotechnical Engineer (Burnaby, BC or Burlington, ON)

We are currently seeking an experienced Geotechnical Engineer to join our growing Geosciences team. You will play an important role in our team by providing geotechnical and engineering design expertise to our organization and clients. Working for Hemmera means you won’t settle for the status quo – you’ll be part of a forward-thinking, culturally diverse organisation. We expect our people to deliver outstanding results and will give you the licence to find a better way forward for your clients and stakeholders.

In this role you will oversee geotechnical engineering designs for mining projects including the design of tailings and waste rock storage facilities, dams, slopes, earthwork, roads. You will also provide support on closure plans and other aspects of mining operations.

About the role:

  • Application of AutoCAD and Autodesk CIVIL 3D for geotechnical / mining projects and roads,
  • Participation in topographical, geotechnical, hydrogeological, hydrological, and seismic campaigns / studies both in the field and in the office,
  • Support in the design of geotechnical works, soil structures, civil structures, among others,
  • Foundation design
  • Pile design
  • Preparation of factual and design reports
  • Participation in client meetings

About you:

  • Professional designation including P.Eng. and/or P. Geo with at least 7 years of experience in the design of tailings and waste rock storage facilities, heap leach pads and other mine infrastructure.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and Civil 3D and management of topographic coordinate systems
  • Experience generating civil-mining drawings, earthworks, and Material Take-off sheets (MTOs)
  • Demonstrated experience with proposal preparation, project delivery, and client development
  • Experience preparing factual and design reports, including technical specifications
  • Experience designing and implementing geotechnical field investigations
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and meet established deadlines,
  • Strong people skills and a desire and ability to work in a team environment and independently.

About us

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. Hemmera recognizes that every individual’s contribution is essential to The Hemmera Way. Diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. Hemmera is a values-driven business committed to sustainability.

We are a collaborative and team-oriented group. We work hard to provide exceptional customer service and high-quality deliverables to our clients, and we also have a lot of fun. We’re a supportive and collaborative bunch who help each other excel and succeed together.

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Indigenous and Community Engagement, Indigenous Knowledge and Traditional Use Specialist (Calgary, AB Yellowknife, NWT or remote)

We are looking for a highly motivated Human Environment Specialist with experience in Indigenous Knowledge and community engagement. The candidate will have direct experience working with Indigenous peoples and local communities in engagement programs and Indigenous Knowledge and Traditional Use Studies. The successful candidate will understand appropriate protocols and considerations involved with working with Indigenous Nations, people, and their knowledge and traditional use. Our ideal candidate will have a passion for the work and excellent technical, communication, and interpersonal skills to add value to our talented and growing team. The successful candidate will play a key role in contributing to Hemmera’s consultation, engagement, and Indigenous Knowledge service offering.

About the Role:

  • Plan and support engagement programs with and for Indigenous Nations and local communities on interdisciplinary projects.
  • Act as a specialist supporting work related to Indigenous Knowledge and Traditional Use on interdisciplinary projects.
  • Support and lead the design, delivery, and reporting of Indigenous, community, and stakeholder engagement activities, as well as Indigenous Knowledge and Use related projects.
  • Work with a team of senior specialists contributing to the development of cross-cultural, technical work.
  • Conduct qualitative data analysis and interpretation.
  • Prepare well researched and written deliverables, in accordance with best practices, any preferences and/or protocols identified by respective Indigenous Nations, and/or provincial, territorial and/or federal regulatory requirements.

About you:

  • Master’s degree in archaeology or anthropology with a specialty in archaeology, and a minimum of 5+ years’ experience in archaeological/historical resource management.
  • Must be eligible to hold archaeological permits in Alberta and/or Northwest Territories (or working towards permit holding status).
  • Familiarity with applicable provincial/territorial regulations and a working knowledge of related municipal, provincial and federal laws, regulations and practices.
  • Ability to travel and work in the field for extended periods of time in remote locations, as required and with scheduled time at your home base.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in the field in variable terrain and weather conditions.
  • Prior experience liaising with Indigenous communities, provincial regulatory bodies, municipal staff and other levels of government is an asset.
  • Strong interpersonal, project management, communication and negotiation skills including excellent writing skills and public speaking experience.
  • Ability to exercise professional judgement, and apply strategic, innovative thinking.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in conducting research and writing technical reports, guidelines and policies.
  • Ability to work both independently with minimal guidance and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Must possess a valid drivers license.

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 Human Environment, Site Assessment and Remediation, Geosciences, and Environmental Planning and Ecology.

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

Our Human Environment Team is industry leading multi-disciplinary team of social scientists, Indigenous Knowledge specialists and engagement specialists located across Canada. Our team works with a variety of clients across a range of industries including ports and terminals, transport, mining, infrastructure, renewable energy, and resource development. We work collaboratively with government agencies, Indigenous groups, companies, and communities to better understand the impacts and benefits associated with proposed projects, programs, and policies. Our team works closely with our clients and communities to determine the level of assessment and research methodologies that are most appropriate for each project and community. Key to our work is understanding how specific sub-groups within populations will be differentially impacted by projects, programs, and policies.

COVID-19

The health and safety of our employees and candidates is our first priority. We closely monitor local, regional, and global conditions related to the pandemic, and your working location and/or roster as advertised in this advert may be temporarily subject to change to adhere to recommendations by health authorities and government regulations. To protect the health and safety of our people, clients and communities, successful candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to enter an Ausenco office. Individuals that cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical reasons or another protected ground under Human Rights legislation may request an accommodation. We will do our best to accommodate those who are unable to be vaccinated.

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Indigenous and Community Engagement Specialist (Burnaby, BC or Whitehorse, YT)

We are looking for a highly motivated Human Environment Specialist with experience in Indigenous and community engagement. The candidate will have direct experience working with Indigenous peoples and communities in engagement programs for projects with assessment and permitting requirements. Our ideal candidate will have a passion for the work and excellent technical, communication, and interpersonal skills to add value to our talented and growing team. The successful candidate will play a key role in contributing to Hemmera’s consultation and engagement service offering by supporting and leading the design, delivery, and reporting of Indigenous, community, and stakeholder engagement activities. This position is in either Burnaby or Whitehorse and if you’re the right person for the job, we are open to discussing you being located in one of our other locations.

About the role

  • Plan and support engagement programs with and for Indigenous Nations and rural, remote communities across Canada.
  • Manage the coordination, organization, and delivery of socio-cultural research, community consultation activities, primary data collection programs, and related community engagement.
  • Work closely with a team of supporting and senior specialists to contribute to the development of project related technical work.
  • Prepare well researched and written deliverables, in accordance with best practices, preferences and/or protocols identified by respective Indigenous Nations, and provincial, territorial and federal regulatory requirements.
  • This role can support Indigenous and socio-cultural related research programs, as well as Indigenous Knowledge and traditional use to deliver baseline reports, effects assessments, cumulative effects assessment and other similar types of deliverables.

About you

  • Degree in humanities, geography, social sciences, communications, or related field of study. Suitable experience may also be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • 4+ years of experience in consultation and engagement activities, preferably in the context of licensing and permitting of major projects.
  • Familiarity and demonstrated experience with engagement best practices, UNDRIP, FPIC and other related changes in related policy and/or regulatory advancements.
  • 4+ years of increasing responsibility in the planning and execution of community engagement activities such as open houses, workshops, focus groups, and development of strategic engagement materials such as plans, letters, posters, handouts, surveys or feedback forms.
  • Experience facilitating meetings and/or engagement activities dealing with complex subject matter with diverse audiences.
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal communication, and writing skills.
  • Knowledge of and experience in the International Association of Public Participation (IAP2) spectrum is an asset but not required.
  • Demonstrated project management skills, ability to multi-task, work under tight timelines.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Willing to travel, as required.

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, Geosciences, Geomatics 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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Intermediate Aquatic Biologist (Calgary, AB)

You’re an experienced aquatic biologist who has led freshwater field studies, authored reports, and written environmental assessments relating to aquatic species and ecosystems. You have strong leadership skills and experience working collaboratively on interdisciplinary teams. You’re committed to delivering high-quality work to Hemmera’s existing clients as well as pursuing new opportunities. You are looking for new opportunities to grow your career within a company that shares your values and is strongly entrepreneurial.

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

About the role:

In your role, you will have the opportunity to take on a wide variety of tasks. Some examples 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, including Codes of Practice  notifications and approvals, DFO requests for review and authorizations.
  • Marketing Hemmera’s full range of services to existing and potential clients through client meetings, participation in workshops, conferences and similar activities.
  • Liaising with regulatory agencies, stakeholders and Indigenous peoples.
  • Mentoring more junior staff.

About you:

You are a passionate and solutions-oriented with the following skills:

  • A university degree in biology or a related field.
  • A professional designation (e.g., R.P.Bio or P.Biol.) or eligibility for a designation.
  • 3 – 8 years of progressive experience.
  • Experience planning and executing biological programs and teams.
  • Understanding of freshwater fish, and their habitats, in Alberta, BC, and/or NWT.
  • Excellent working knowledge of regulatory requirements associated with fish or fish habitat studies, permitting, or impact assessment.
  • Experience with permitting.
  • 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 in the Northwest Territories and/or with the Water Boards in the NWT.
  • Experience working with provincial regulators and municipal authorities on permits and authorizations related to the aquatic environment
  • Experience working with federal regulators on permits and authorizations.
  • Experience 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.
  • Statistical analysis experience.
  • Experience with other biological disciplines (i.e., terrestrial or vegetation) or contaminated sites.

About Us

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. Hemmera recognizes that every individual’s contribution is essential to The Hemmera Way. Diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. Hemmera is a values-driven business committed to sustainability.

The role is based in our Calgary office, but you may be required to travel throughout Alberta, SE BC, NWT for short periods of time.

COVID-19 The health and safety of our employees and candidates is our first priority. We closely monitor local, regional, and global conditions related to the pandemic, and your working location and/or roster as advertised in this advert may be temporarily subject to change to adhere to recommendations by health authorities and government regulations.

To protect the health and safety of our people, clients and communities, successful candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to enter an Ausenco office. Individuals that cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical reasons or another protected ground under Human Rights legislation may request an accommodation. We will do our best to accommodate those who are unable to be vaccinated.

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Junior Environmental Project Manager (Nova Scotia)

Hemmera is seeking an enthusiastic and team-oriented individual, who is interested in a rewarding career. You will work with a wide variety of multidisciplinary professionals to achieve team goals and deliver high-quality work for our clients.

We are looking for a professional to support our team in Nova Scotia with field work and project management. Work hours may be outside of regular business hours and include weekends, depending on projects. Long hours may be required depending on field work. We are currently looking for someone to join us on a full-time basis.

About the Role

Our business is built on our exceptional customer service and our team-based approach to project delivery. You will support Senior Project Managers and Technical Specialists with tasks like those listed below.

  • Understanding the regulatory permits and approvals associated with the proposed project, and project environmental management documentation.
  • Effectively communicate and share information with the field team and senior project manager.
  • Leading dynamic projects that involve multiple service areas and subcontractors.
  • Leading the field team, including scheduling work/contractors, mentoring junior field staff, overseeing quality and safety in the field.
  • Responsible for data collection and QA/QC.
  • Leading/Completing field surveys and completing daily summaries of work.
  • Data compilation and completing reports based on data collected.
  • Technical input into environmental monitoring documents and plans (as required) with support from senior staff.
  • Deployment and operation of remote sensing equipment to record birds and bats. 
  • Adherence with the Standard Operating Protocols for Hemmera’s environmental monitors and Hemmera’s environmental monitoring reporting procedures.
  • Promoting a positive work environment though a culture of teamwork and cooperation within the office, region and between other areas of the organization.
  • Potential other tasks, as time and opportunity arise.

About You

To excel in this role, you will possess the following skills:

  • 5+ years of relevant work experience
  • A degree or certificate/diploma in environmental science, or a closely related subject (e.g., engineering) and/or training through a recognized institution or program preferred.
  • Experience conducting environmental monitoring or other field work in a professional capacity an asset.
  • Experience with identifying bird species by sight and sound.
  • Experience using remote sensing equipment for collecting biological data.
  • Experience in habitat and wetland identification in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island is an asset.
  • An aptitude for using and troubleshooting electrical equipment is an asset.
  • Experience with All Terrain Vehicles is an asset.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Valid NS Class 5 Drivers’ License
  • Eligible to rent a vehicle depending on field work location.
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.
  • Willingness to travel throughout the Maritimes.

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. 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. Our actions, decisions, behaviours, and communications are based on our foundational values of Respect, Integrity, Accountability, and Sustainability. Our values of Innovation, Responsiveness, and Adaptability will shape how we continue to grow, compete, and diversify. We give back to the communities in which we work through a variety of significant initiatives.

Hemmera recognizes that every individual’s contribution is essential to The Hemmera Way – a collective way of thinking that defines our behaviours, actions, attitudes, and approach to everything we do. The Hemmera Way differentiates us from our competitors by the way we practice Hemmera’s collective values of being people based, business focused, and values driven while delivering performance excellence to our clients and projects.

COVID-19

The health and safety of our employees and candidates is our first priority. We closely monitor local, regional, and global conditions related to the pandemic, and your working location and/or roster as advertised in this advert may be temporarily subject to change to adhere to recommendations by health authorities and government regulations. To protect the health and safety of our people, clients and communities, successful candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to enter an Ausenco office. Individuals that cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical reasons or another protected ground under Human Rights legislation may request an accommodation. We will do our best to accommodate those who are unable to be vaccinated.

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Junior Geotechnical EIT/GIT (Burnaby, BC)

We are currently seeking a Junior Geotechnical EIT/GIT to join our growing Geotechnical Engineering team located in our Burnaby, BC office. As part of our geotechnical team, you will principally be involved with geotechnical and engineering designs for mining and other geotechnical projects including but not limited to geotechnical foundation design, design of tailings and waste storage facilities, design of earthwork embankments and haul roads, and development of remediation and closure plans.

About the roIe:

You will have the opportunity to take on a wide variety of tasks. Some examples are:

  • Application of AutoCAD and Autodesk CIVIL 3D for geotechnical / mining projects and earthwork
  • Preparing drawing plans, sketches, figures, and material takeoffs (MTOs)
  • Management of topographic coordinate systems (using ArcGIS, etc.)
  • Supporting in the design of geotechnical works, soil structures, civil structures, among others
  • Conduct Geotechnical analysis (e.g., stability and seepage analyses)
  • Help coordinate and be involved with geotechnical field campaigns (drilling, test pitting, logging of soil and rock)
  • Data management and reporting
  • Participation in meetings with clients

Depending on your interests and skills, there is also opportunity to get involved in report writing and technical work such as topographical, geotechnical, hydrogeological, hydrological, and/or seismic campaigns.

About you:

  • Degree in Civil or geological Engineering or Geosciences with geotechnical background (soil and rock mechanics, soil physics)
  • Experience with earthwork design (Civil 3D, ArcGIS, etc.)
  • Experience in foundation design
  • Experience working with the Mining industry is an asset
  • Good computer and communication skills
  • Familiar with the design of tailings and waste rock storage facilities, and heap leach pads for mining projects
  • Experience in preparing technical specifications is an asset
  • Some experience and aptitude for proposal preparation, development of workplans, project scheduling, etc. 
  • Geotechnical field investigation (supervision of test pits and drilling) experience is an asset
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written), including proven capabilities in technical communications
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and meet established deadlines
  • Allowed to work in Canada

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. Hemmera recognizes that every individual’s contribution is essential to The Hemmera Way. Diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. Hemmera is a values-driven business committed to sustainability.

We are a collaborative and team-oriented group. We work hard to provide exceptional customer service and high-quality deliverables to our clients, and we also have a lot of fun. We’re a supportive and collaborative bunch who help each other excel and succeed together.

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Practice Leader, Contaminated Site Assessment (Burnaby, Calgary, Whitehorse or Toronto)

We are looking for a Contaminated Sites Expert to join our team as a Contaminated Site Assessment (CSA) Practice Leader. The CSA Practice Leader is one of three Practice Leader roles within the Site Assessment and Remediation Line of Business; the other two focus on Remediation Engineering and Risk Assessment respectively.  The CSA Practice Leader role is at the forefront of practice trends and regulatory changes related to Contaminated Site Phase 1, 2 and 3 site investigations and the regulatory path to site closure.  The Practice Lead drives innovation and technical quality through the national practice.  As an expert in all aspects of site assessment and closure, this person brings scientific/technical mastery, sophisticated regulatory understanding, leadership skills, business acumen, and an entrepreneurial spirit along with a keen interest in growing and evolving the business, leading teams, and mentoring staff.

About the role

  • Provides leadership to our strategic initiative to grow contaminated site assessment and closure services across Canada, including marketing activities that communicate our technical excellence.
  • Participates in corporate-wide technical governance and innovation initiatives with Practice Leaders from other disciplines.
  • Acts as a central point of contact for internal and external stakeholders needing detailed information about Contaminated Site Assessment.
  • Develops and maintains key client relationships and supports growth of the team and business.
  • Maintains a high level of technical expertise by remaining involved in complex or specialized projects.
  • Mentors project managers and technical staff overseeing projects involving multiple service areas and subcontracts as well as stakeholder, client and / or schedule challenges.
  • Clearly communicates and provides expert support and advice within and outside of the organization.

 About you

  • Recognized as an expert in contaminated site investigations and regulatory closure with a dedication to and passion for your discipline.
  • Professionally registered in a related discipline (P.Ag, P.Geo, P.Eng, P.Bio, P.Chem).
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in contaminated sites.
  • Expert understanding of contaminated sites regulatory requirements in home Province/Territory and experience working in Canadian regions outside home Province/Territory.
  • Consulting acumen, including an entrepreneurial spirit, strong self-direction, and overarching belief in client satisfaction.
  • Strong people skills and an ability to work in a team environment.
  • Experience in leading, mentoring, and training staff.
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills, with proficiency in a second language including French or Spanish an asset.
  • Experience within land development, mining and/or transportation sectors is an asset.
  • Hold, or eligible for, a standards-based CSAP designation in BC, is an asset.

About Us

Hemmera, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ausenco, is a leading Canadian environmental consultancy valued for our expertise and boutique approach. With a reputation for integrity and technical excellence, Hemmera offers comprehensive environmental services to a broad range of clients across Canada.

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

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Practice Leader, Mine Closure and Reclamation (Burnaby, Calgary, Whitehorse or Toronto)

We are looking for a Practice Leader, Mine Closure and Reclamation to join our team. You will work on a variety of interesting and challenging projects across Canada and internationally. As an expert in mine closure planning and reclamation, you will bring your technical expertise, sophisticated regulatory understanding, leadership skills, and an entrepreneurial spirit along with a keen interest in growing and evolving the business and mentoring staff.

About the role:

  • Providing leadership to our strategic initiative to grow mine closure and reclamation services across Canada and globally.
  • Develop and maintain key client relationships and support growth of the team and business.
  • Providing technical and regulatory support to mining projects and mines, working seamlessly with multi-disciplinary teams, including hydrogeologists, hydrologists, biologists, and engineers.
  • Providing expert technical support and advice within and outside of the organization on mine closure and reclamation.
  • Playing an active role in identifying, planning, and executing proposals and other business development opportunities.
  • Mentoring and developing staff.
About you:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Environmental science
  • Recognized as an expert in mine closure / reclamation with a dedication to and passion for your discipline.
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience providing technical advice within the mining sector.
  • P Ag., P.Geo. or equivalent professional designation in BC or ON and preferrable other Canadian provinces and territories.
  • Consulting acumen, including an entrepreneurial spirit, strong self-direction, and overarching belief in client satisfaction.
  • Strong writing skills and experience writing and costing mine closure plans and reclamation plans.
  • Strong people skills and an ability to work in a team environment.
  • Experience in leading, mentoring, and training staff.
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills, with proficiency in a second language including French or Spanish an advantage.

About Us

Hemmera, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ausenco, is a leading Canadian environmental consultancy valued for our expertise and boutique approach. With a reputation for integrity and technical excellence, Hemmera offers comprehensive environmental services to a broad range of clients across Canada.

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

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Project Manager (Whitehorse, YT)

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with excellent business development, technical and people skills to join our Hemmera team. You will be a professional engineer or scientist with northern project management experience in the fields of environmental planning and ecology and/or contaminated site investigation and remediation and who can lead challenging projects and play a key role in the growth and development of the firm.

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

 

About the role:

  • Providing team leadership in the areas of environmental monitoring, planning and permitting, contaminated site investigations and remediation, and environmental planning & ecological services.
  • Managing complex tasks related to projects while managing multi-disciplinary teams, including biologists, scientists, environmental monitors, engineers, hydrogeologists, risk assessors, and technical specialists as well as multiple contractors and subcontractors.
  • Managing projects from proposal generation to the delivery of quality reports. Develops and maintains a project plan and ensures projects are successfully delivered on time and within budget.
  • Developing strong client relationships, provides ongoing dialogue over the course of a project and ensures client’s needs are communicated and successfully delivered upon.
  • Assisting in the mentoring and development of junior and intermediate staff with respect to environmental assessment, contaminated sites and project management services.
  • Promoting and maintaining a positive work environment through a culture of teamwork and cooperation within the office, region, and between other areas of the organization.

You want to deliver environmental impact assessments, regulatory support and studies to clients with the support of a highly competent and collaborative team as well as be mentored by the best in the business.

 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering or Science-related field.
  • PMP designation, or equivalent, is an asset.
  • You have a minimum six years of experience, including two years in an assistant or support project management role.
  • Project administration or experience managing projects, including budgets and schedules.
  • You have experience engaging with clients and managing projects in northern and remote areas.
  • Proficient with supervising contractors and subcontractors would also be an asset.
  • Strong project management skills and experience with the territorial, provincial and federal regulatory regimes is required.
  • Experience preparing remedial action plans and prepare cost projections to implement the plans would be an asset.
  • Ability and willingness to conduct site visits and field work, which can sometimes be conducted in remote locations, adverse outdoor conditions (hot summer or cold winter days, derelict buildings, construction, contaminated sites);
  • Able and willing to occasionally work during non-regular business hours, including weekends.
  • Excellent organizational skills, communication skills and attention to detail.

About us:

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. 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. Our actions, decisions, behaviours, and communications are based on our foundational values of Respect, Integrity, Accountability, and Sustainability. Our values of Innovation, Responsiveness, and Adaptability will shape how we continue to grow, compete, and diversify. We give back to the communities in which we work through a variety of significant initiatives.

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Project Manager, Aquatics Team (Calgary, AB or Remote)

You’re an experienced Project Manager who has a minimum of 5 years’ experience.  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. This position will report into the Calgary office, but you may work remotely some or all of the time. 

About the role:

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

  • Serving as a primary point of contact for Hemmera’s clients on projects that interact with aquatic environments.
  • Developing meaningful client relationships that facilitate successful delivery of projects and the maintenance of future and ongoing opportunities.
  • Leading dynamic projects that could involve multiple service areas and subcontractors.
  • Leading project deliverables, including quality, technical content, and consistency with client expectations.
  • Provide coaching and mentorship, supporting the development of other staff to build reputation and capacity of the team.
  • Support strategic planning and business objectives, development of business and client relationship efforts, including proposal and work plan development.
  • Promoting a positive work environment through a culture of teamwork and cooperation within the office, region, and between other areas of the organization.
  • Reviewing and preparing client invoices, sub-contractor invoices, tracking project budgets and managing change orders, cost forecasting and accruals preparation.

About you:

You are a passionate and solutions-oriented with the following skills:

  • A university degree in Biology or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 -10 years’ experience managing clients/projects, including budgets and schedules, in an environmental consulting setting.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to think independently and strategically, maintain a positive attitude, be self-motivated and employ a strong work initiative.
    Ability to adapt to a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.
  • Experience planning and executing biological programs and teams.

Bonus Points

The following attributes may give you a competitive edge:

  • A master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Understanding of freshwater fish, and their habitats, in Alberta.
  • Experience working with provincial regulators and municipal authorities on permits and authorizations related to the aquatic environment
  • Experience working in, managing projects in, or regulatory framework in the Northwest Territories
  • Experience collaborating with Indigenous peoples.
  • Experience undertaking and managing construction environmental monitoring or support services.
  • Experience with offsetting and habitat compensation in aquatic environments.
  • A professional designation (e.g., R.P.Bio or P.Biol.) or eligibility for a designation.
  • 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 acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. 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. Our actions, decisions, behaviours, and communications are based on our foundational values of Respect, Integrity, Accountability, and Sustainability. Our values of Innovation, Responsiveness, and Adaptability will shape how we continue to grow, compete, and diversify. We give back to the communities in which we work through a variety of significant initiatives.

Hemmera recognizes that every individual’s contribution is essential to The Hemmera Way – a collective way of thinking that defines our behaviours, actions, attitudes, and approach to everything we do. The Hemmera Way differentiates us from our competitors by the way we practice Hemmera’s collective values of being people based, business focused, and values driven while delivering performance excellence to our clients and projects.

Environmental Planning and Ecology

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 provide our clients with the confidence we will create the right team for their projects with our technical excellence. We are a learning organization, using motivation, imagination, and innovation to keep us on the leading edge of project delivery. We are a supportive and collaborative team who help each other excel and succeed together.

COVID-19

The health and safety of our employees and candidates is our first priority. We closely monitor local, regional, and global conditions related to the pandemic, and your working location and/or roster as advertised in this advert may be temporarily subject to change to adhere to recommendations by health authorities and government regulations. To protect the health and safety of our people, clients and communities, successful candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to enter an Ausenco office. Individuals that cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical reasons or another protected ground under Human Rights legislation may request an accommodation. We will do our best to accommodate those who are unable to be vaccinated.

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Project Manager, Contaminated Sites (Burnaby, Victoria, or remote BC)

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with excellent business development, technical and people skills to join our Hemmera team. You will be a professional engineer/scientist with experience in the fields of environmental management, contaminated site investigation and remediation and environmental engineering design who can lead challenging projects and play a key role in the growth and development of the firm.  If you’re the right person for the job, we are open to discussing you being located in another office location or working remotely.

 About the role

  • 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.
  • Managing projects from proposal generation to the delivery of quality reports. Develops and maintains a project plan and ensures projects are successfully delivered on time and within budget.
  • Maintaining and enhancing revenue from current clients as well as pursue new clients in order to grow the existing base of business through the acquisition of new opportunities.
  • Developing strong client relationships, providing ongoing dialogue over the course of a project and ensures client’s needs are communicated and successfully delivered upon.
  • Assisting in the mentoring and development of junior and intermediate staff with respect to contaminated sites and project management services.

About you  

  • 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.
  • You have a minimum eight years of experience, including two years in an assistant or support project management role.
  • 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.

Bonus Points

The following attributes may give you a competitive edge:

  • Land development, mining and/or federal government project experience.
  • Soils background, designing and implementing soil sampling programs
  • Experience preparing remedial action plans and prepare cost projections to implement the plans
  • Proficient with supervising contractors and subcontractors.

About us:

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. 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. Our actions, decisions, behaviours, and communications are based on our foundational values of Respect, Integrity, Accountability, and Sustainability. Our values of Innovation, Responsiveness, and Adaptability will shape how we continue to grow, compete, and diversify. We give back to the communities in which we work through a variety of significant initiatives.

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Project Manager, Contaminated Sites (Yellowknife, YT)

Hemmera is focused on supporting our clients and partners in addressing environmental challenges and creating opportunities for growth and sustainable development.

We are looking for a highly motivated Project Manager, Contaminated Sites with excellent technical and interpersonal skills to work with our talented team in delivering outstanding service to our clients.

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

About the role:

  • Provides team & technical leadership in the areas of contaminant sourcing, pathway and receptor evaluations, remedial and risk management action plans and long-term operation and compliance monitoring.
  • Executes on projects including Phase I (One), Phase II (Two) and remedial options review, remediation, risk assessment, and environmental due diligence.
  • Manages complex tasks related to major projects and works with multi-disciplinary teams, including other engineers, hydrogeologists, risk assessors, biologists, scientists as well as multiple contractors and subcontractors.
  • Managing projects from proposal generation to the delivery of quality reports. Develops and maintains a project plan and ensures projects are successfully delivered on time and within budget.
  • Implementing Hemmera processes and approaches (e.g., project management, quality program) to ensure that schedule, cost and quality objectives for project deliverables are achieved.
  • Developing strong client relationships, provides ongoing dialogue over the course of a project and ensures client’s needs are communicated and successfully delivered upon.
  • Leading or contributing to the development of regulatory submissions, including NWT Water Board Land Use Permits and Water Licenses.
  • Liaising with regulatory agencies, government agencies, stakeholders, industry representatives, and Indigenous peoples and businesses.
  • Assisting in the mentoring and development of junior and intermediate staff with respect to environmental assessment, contaminated sites and project management services.
  • Promoting and maintaining a positive work environment through a culture of teamwork and cooperation within the office, region, and between other areas of the organization.

About you:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Sciences or related field.
  • You have a minimum five years of experience, including two within a consulting role
  • Professional registration as a P.Eng; RP Bio; P.Ag or related profession 
  • You have experience engaging with clients and managing projects in northern and remote areas.
  • Proficient with supervising contractors and subcontractors would also be an asset.
  • Ability and willingness to conduct site visits and field work, which can sometimes be conducted in remote locations, adverse outdoor conditions (hot summer or cold winter days, derelict buildings, construction, contaminated sites);
  • Able and willing to occasionally work during non-regular business hours, including weekends.
  • Excellent organizational skills, communication skills and attention to detail.
  • Northern groundwater site assessment and monitoring experience.
  • Northern mine remediation experience.
  • Understanding of the NWT Land and Water Boards processes (Water Licensing and Land Permitting).
  • Understanding of the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board processes (Environmental Assessment).
  • An understanding of the ecological and socio-economic realities of the North.

About us:

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

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

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Project Manager, Environmental Planning & Ecology (Burnaby, BC)

You’re an experienced or emerging Project Manager with a reputation for providing high-quality service to clients. You want to deliver environmental impact assessments, regulatory and permitting support and studies to clients with the support of a highly competent and collaborative team as well as be mentored by the best in the business. You’re looking to grow your career within a company that shares your values and is strongly entrepreneurial.

About the role

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

  • Serving as a primary point of contact for internal and external clients in the delivery of environmental planning and ecological services.
  • Developing client relationships that facilitate successful delivery of projects and the maintenance of future and ongoing opportunities.
  • Effectively communicating with the project team to ensure efficient and effective execution of projects.
  • Overseeing projects involving multiple service areas and subcontractors.
  • Overseeing project deliverables, including quality, technical content, and consistency with client expectations.
  • Reviewing and preparing client invoices, including expenses, sub-contractor and supplier invoices, rate reviews and billing titles
  • Managing purchase orders and change orders
  • Leading Project Controls including tracking project budgets, monitoring accounts payable and receivables, schedule management, cost forecasting and accruals preparation
  • Promoting a positive work environment through a culture of teamwork and cooperation within the office, region, and between other areas of the organization.

About You

You are solutions-oriented and have the following skills:

  • A university degree in Environmental Sciences or related field.
  • 1-3 years’ experience managing projects, including budgets and schedules, in an environmental consulting setting.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to think independently and strategically, maintain a positive attitude, be self-motivated and employ a strong work initiative.
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.
  • Familiarity with MS Outlook, Excel and Word

Bonus Points

The following attributes may give you a competitive edge:

  • Ability to support report preparation and experience with technical writing.
  • A master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • A professional designation (e.g., PMP, R.P.Bio or P.Biol.) or eligibility for a designation.
  • Experience collaborating with Indigenous peoples.
  • Experience with business development.
  • Experience in the ports, terminals, mining, oil and gas or transportation sectors in BC, Canada, USA or internationally.

About us:

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. Hemmera recognizes that every individual’s contribution is essential to The Hemmera Way. Diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. Hemmera is a values-driven business committed to sustainability.

COVID-19 The health and safety of our employees and candidates is our first priority. We closely monitor local, regional, and global conditions related to the pandemic, and your working location and/or roster as advertised in this advert may be temporarily subject to change to adhere to recommendations by health authorities and government regulations. To protect the health and safety of our people, clients and communities, successful candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to enter an Ausenco office. Individuals that cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical reasons or another protected ground under Human Rights legislation may request an accommodation. We will do our best to accommodate those who are unable to be vaccinated.

You will be part of Hemmera’s Environmental Planning and Ecology (EPE) Line of Business. We are a collaborative and team-oriented group. We work hard to provide exceptional customer service and high-quality deliverables to our clients, and we also have a lot of fun. We’re a supportive and collaborative bunch who help each other excel and succeed together. Click to learn more about our hiring practices during covid

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Project Manager, Environmental Planning & Ecology (Calgary, AB or Remote)

You’re an experienced Project Manager with a reputation for providing high-quality service to clients. You want to deliver environmental impact assessments, regulatory and permitting support and studies to clients with the support of a highly competent and collaborative team as well as be mentored by the best in the business. You’re looking to grow your career within a company that shares your values and is strongly entrepreneurial.  You are looking to grow your career with an exceptional team across Canada. We offer a flexible working policy that will allow you to work either remotely, in the Calgary, Alberta office, or a combination of working from home and within the office.

About the role

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

  • Serving as a primary point of contact for Hemmera’s clients in the delivery of Environmental Planning and Ecology (EPE) services. 
  • Developing meaningful client relationships that facilitate successful delivery of projects and the maintenance of future and ongoing opportunities.
  • Leading dynamic projects that involve multiple service areas and subcontractors.
  • Leading project deliverables, including quality, technical content, and consistency with client expectations.
  • Provide coaching and mentorship, supporting the development of other staff to build reputation and capacity of the team.
  • Support strategic planning and business objectives, development of business and client relationship efforts, including proposal and work plan development.
  • Promoting a positive work environment through a culture of teamwork and cooperation within the office, region, and between other areas of the organization.
  • Reviewing and preparing client invoices, sub-contractor invoices, tracking project budgets and managing change orders, cost forecasting and accruals preparation.

About You

You are solutions-oriented and have the following skills:

  • A university degree in Environmental Sciences or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 -10 years’ experience managing clients/projects, including budgets and schedules, in an environmental consulting setting.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to think independently and strategically, maintain a positive attitude, be self-motivated and employ a strong work initiative.
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.

Bonus Points

The following attributes may give you a competitive edge:

  • Ability to support report preparation and experience with technical writing.
  • Previous experience permitting utility-scale renewable energy projects
  • Experience with noise impact assessments, visual impact assessments, solar glare hazard assessments, or participant involvement and engagement
  • Experience with environmental construction monitoring for large scale industrial and development projects
  • A master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • A professional designation (e.g., P.Biol. or R.P.Bio) or eligibility for a designation.
  • Experience collaborating with Indigenous peoples.
  • Desire to grow into an operational or technical leadership role.

About us:

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. 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. Our actions, decisions, behaviours, and communications are based on our foundational values of Respect, Integrity, Accountability, and Sustainability. Our values of Innovation, Responsiveness, and Adaptability will shape how we continue to grow, compete, and diversify. We give back to the communities in which we work through a variety of significant initiatives.

Hemmera recognizes that every individual’s contribution is essential to The Hemmera Way – a collective way of thinking that defines our behaviours, actions, attitudes, and approach to everything we do. The Hemmera Way differentiates us from our competitors by the way we practice Hemmera’s collective values of being people based, business focused, and values driven while delivering performance excellence to our clients and projects.

Environmental Planning and Ecology

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 provide our clients with the confidence we will create the right team for their projects with our technical excellence. We are a learning organization, using motivation, imagination, and innovation to keep us on the leading edge of project delivery. We are a supportive and collaborative team who help each other excel and succeed together.

Leader in Renewable Energy

When it comes to renewable energy, Hemmera’s leadership is second to none. Our support of renewable energy projects during the last two decades has helped position Hemmera as the leading renewable energy environmental assessment provider in Western Canada. Hemmera provides the expertise that renewable energy developers need to navigate complex regulatory environments. Hemmera has supported over 5,000 megawatts of proposed power for a growing number of distinct wind, solar, wave, tidal, hydro and biomass projects, many of which are now in operation across the country.

COVID-19

The health and safety of our employees and candidates is our first priority. We closely monitor local, regional, and global conditions related to the pandemic, and your working location and/or roster as advertised in this advert may be temporarily subject to change to adhere to recommendations by health authorities and government regulations. To protect the health and safety of our people, clients and communities, successful candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to enter an Ausenco office. Individuals that cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical reasons or another protected ground under Human Rights legislation may request an accommodation. We will do our best to accommodate those who are unable to be vaccinated.

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Senior Archaeologist (Calgary, Yellowknife, or Remote)

We are currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced Senior Archaeologist who has (or is working towards) permit holding status in Alberta and/or Northwest Territories. The successful candidate will contribute to Hemmera’s archaeological services by supporting our team of Archaeologists with project execution and business development.

About the role:

  • Conduct Archaeological Impact Assessments/Historical Resources Impact Assessments in a supervisory capacity
  • Apply for and undertake Archaeological Impact Assessments/Historical Resources Impact Assessments permitting requirements
  • Supervise and participate in fieldwork
  • Record archaeological and traditional use sites
  • Undertake and oversee research and analysis as needed
  • Undertake and oversee technical report preparation
  • Review technical reports
  • Establish and maintain respectful relations with Indigenous communities in the region regarding protection and conservation of archaeological/historical resources sites
  • Maintain relationships with internal and external clients and regulatory agencies
  • Liaise with clients, Indigenous communities, regulatory agencies for project execution
  • Develop and revise operational policies, procedures, guidelines and technical standards as needed

About you:

  • Master’s degree in archaeology or anthropology with a specialty in archaeology, and a minimum of 5+ years’ experience in archaeological/historical resource management
  • Must be eligible to hold archaeological permits in Alberta and/or Northwest Territories (or working towards permit holding status)
  • Familiarity with Provincial/Territorial regulations and a working knowledge of related municipal, provincial and federal laws, regulations and practices.
  • Ability to travel and work in the field for extended periods of time in remote locations
  • Ability to work in the field in variable terrain and weather conditions
  • Ability to work weekends and over 37.5 hours per week when needed
  • Prior experience liaising with Indigenous communities, provincial regulatory bodies, municipal staff and other levels of government is an asset
  • Strong interpersonal, project management, communication and negotiation skills including excellent writing skills and public speaking experience
  • Highly organized with an ability to maintain and manage accurate records
  • Ability to exercise professional judgement, and apply strategic, innovative thinking
  • Demonstrated proficiency in conducting research and writing technical reports, guidelines and policies
  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work both independently with minimal guidance and collaboratively in a team environment
  • Must possess a valid license.

About Us

Hemmera, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ausenco, is a leading Canadian environmental consultancy valued for our expertise and boutique approach. With a reputation for integrity and technical excellence, Hemmera offers comprehensive environmental services to a broad range of clients across Canada.

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

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Senior Environmental Scientist/Engineer, Contaminated Sites (Burnaby, BC)

We are looking for a Senior Environment Scientist or Engineer to join our site assessment and remediation team. You will work on a variety of interesting and challenging projects across Canada and internationally. As an expert in all aspects of site assessment, investigations and remediation you bring scientific/technical mastery, sophisticated regulatory understanding, leadership skills, business acumen, and an entrepreneurial spirit along with a keen interest in growing and evolving the business, leading teams, and mentoring staff.

About the role

  • Provide leadership to our strategic initiative to grow investigations and remediation services across Canada.
  • Develop and maintain key client relationships and support growth of the team and business.
  • Direct and perform highly complex or specialized aspects of the work while leading project managers and overseeing projects involving multiple service areas and subcontracts as well as stakeholder, client and / or schedule challenges.
  • Provide expert support and advice within and outside of the organization.
  • Mentor and develop staff. 

About you

  • Recognized as an expert in environmental investigations and remediation with a dedication to and passion for your discipline.
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in contaminated sites
  • Expert understanding of contaminated sites regulatory requirements in BC
  • Professional designation in BC.
  • Hold or eligible for a standards based CSAP designation.
  • Experience within land development, mining and/or transportation is an asset
  • Consulting acumen, including an entrepreneurial spirit, strong self-direction, and overarching belief in client satisfaction.
  • Strong people skills and an ability to work in a team environment.
  • Experience in leading, mentoring, and training staff.
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills, with proficiency in a second language including French or Spanish an advantage.

About Us

Hemmera, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ausenco, is a leading Canadian environmental consultancy valued for our expertise and boutique approach. With a reputation for integrity and technical excellence, Hemmera offers comprehensive environmental services to a broad range of clients across Canada.

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

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Senior Environmental Scientist/Engineer, Contaminated Sites (Burlington, ON)

We are looking for a Senior Environment Scientist or Engineer to join our site assessment and remediation team. You will work on a variety of interesting and challenging projects across Canada and internationally. As an expert in all aspects of site assessment, investigations and remediation you bring scientific/technical mastery, sophisticated regulatory understanding, leadership skills, business acumen, and an entrepreneurial spirit along with a keen interest in growing and evolving the business, leading teams, and mentoring staff.

About the role:

  • Provide leadership to our strategic initiative to grow investigations and remediation services across Canada.
  • Develop and maintain key client relationships and support growth of the team and business.
  • Direct and perform highly complex or specialized aspects of the work while leading project managers and overseeing projects involving multiple service areas and subcontracts as well as stakeholder, client and / or schedule challenges.
  • Provide expert support and advice within and outside of the organization.
  • Mentor and develop staff.

About you:

  • Recognized as an expert in environmental investigations and remediation with a dedication to and passion for your discipline.
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in contaminated sites
  • Expert understanding of contaminated sites regulatory requirements in Ontario.
  • Professional designation in Ontario.
  • Hold or eligible for a standards based QP designation.
  • Experience within land development, oil and gas, mining and/or transportation is an asset
  • Consulting acumen, including an entrepreneurial spirit, strong self-direction, and overarching belief in client satisfaction.
  • Strong people skills and an ability to work in a team environment.
  • Experience in leading, mentoring, and training staff.
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills, with proficiency in a second language including French or Spanish an advantage.

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. Hemmera recognizes that diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera, we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. Hemmera is a values-driven business committed to sustainability.

We are a collaborative and team-oriented group. We work hard to provide exceptional customer service and high-quality deliverables to our clients.  We’re extremely competitive when it comes to winning proposals and achieving client needs but, we also like to find time for fun. We’re a supportive and collaborative bunch who help each other excel and succeed together.

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Senior Project Manager (Environmental Consulting) (Burnaby, BC)

You are a senior professional with a reputation for providing high-quality service to clients. You want to deliver environmental impact assessments, regulatory and permitting support and studies to clients with the support of a highly competent and collaborative team as well as be mentored by the best in the business. You’re looking to grow your career within a company that shares your values and is strongly entrepreneurial. 

Hemmera recognizes that every individual’s contribution is essential to The Hemmera Way – a collective way of thinking that defines our behaviours, actions, attitudes, and approach to everything we do. The Hemmera Way differentiates us from our competitors by the way we practice Hemmera’s collective values of being people based, business focused, and values driven while delivering performance excellence to our clients and projects.

To support Hemmera’s continued growth and expansion we are looking for a Senior Project Manager to join our Environmental Planning & Ecology (EPE) team in Burnaby. 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 work with project managers to lead the delivery of current projects and as well as the development of new opportunities in the BC and Yukon regions and to support delivery of our national business. If you’re the right person for the job, we are open to discussing you being located in another office location or working remotely.

About the role:

  • Providing leadership to the management of environmental projects in western 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/business 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 taking action 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.
  • Prepare and deliver 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.
  • Provide leadership, coaching and mentorship, supporting the development of Hemmera’s staff to build reputation and capacity of the team.
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 across a number of different sectors.

  • Related technical qualifications including relevant undergraduate degree. Holding a professional designation is an asset.
  • 10 – 15 years of related progressive experience including experience 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
  • Ability to think independently and strategically, maintain a positive attitude, be self-motivated and employ a strong work initiative.
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.

About us

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. Hemmera recognizes that every individual’s contribution is essential to The Hemmera Way. Diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. Hemmera is a values-driven business committed to sustainability. Our actions, decisions, behaviours, and communications are based on our foundational values of Respect, Integrity, Accountability, and Sustainability. Our values of Innovation, Responsiveness, and Adaptability will shape how we continue to grow, compete, and diversify. We give back to the communities in which we work through a variety of significant initiatives.

COVID-19 The health and safety of our employees and candidates is our first priority. We closely monitor local, regional, and global conditions related to the pandemic, and your working location and/or roster as advertised in this advert may be temporarily subject to change to adhere to recommendations by health authorities and government regulations. To protect the health and safety of our people, clients and communities, successful candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to enter an Ausenco office. Individuals that cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical reasons or another protected ground under Human Rights legislation may request an accommodation. We will do our best to accommodate those who are unable to be vaccinated.

You will be part of Hemmera’s Environmental Planning and Ecology (EPE) Line of Business. We are a collaborative and team-oriented group. We work hard to provide exceptional customer service and high-quality deliverables to our clients, and we also have a lot of fun. We’re a supportive and collaborative bunch who help each other excel and succeed together. Click to learn more about our hiring practices during covid

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Senior Project Manager, Mining & Environment (Burlington, ON)

You are an experienced Project Manager with a background in science, environmental assessment (EA) and permitting looking to work with high-performing teams on both large and small projects. You have strong experience in the mining sector and are looking for new opportunities to grow your career and take on new challenges within a company that shares your values and is strongly entrepreneurial.

About the role

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

  • Project management.
  • Developing and coordinating environmental baseline studies.
  • Providing strategic regulatory advice to proponents and technical teams during all stages of the project life cycle, including planning and feasibility studies, EA, post-EA permitting and compliance.
  • Leading the development of EA and permitting related applications and reports, including drafting of text, editing of text developed by technical disciplines, and providing senior strategic review of technical documents.
  • Leading the development of regulatory strategies for pre-EA and EA review phases and permitting review processes.
  • Providing leadership in managing and tracking communication processes between proponents, environmental teams, regulatory agencies and working groups.
  • Playing an active role in identifying, planning, and executing proposals and other business development opportunities.
  • Assisting in the mentoring, training, and career development of junior and intermediate staff with respect to EA and permitting work.
  • Providing leadership in implementing Hemmera processes and approaches (e.g., project management, quality program) to ensure that schedule, cost, and quality objectives for project deliverables are achieved.

 About you

You are solutions-oriented and have the following skills:

  • Project management experience or a PMP certification.
  • A university degree(s) in natural sciences, resource management, environmental planning, or engineering.
  • A professional designation (e.g., EP. RPP, P.Eng., P.Geo.) or the ability to obtain one.
  • 10 years of relevant professional experience with increasing responsibilities in eastern Canada.
  • Knowledge of provincial, territorial, and federal environmental legislation gained through formal studies and practical experience, including the Ontario Environmental Assessment Act and Federal Impact Assessment Act (and previous iterations)
  • General knowledge of a range of environmental disciplines (e.g., air quality, surface and groundwater quality, vegetation, wildlife, fish and fish habitat, socioeconomics, 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.
  • Fluency in French and/or Spanish.
  • Experience collaborating with Indigenous peoples.
  • Experience with client liaison and business development.

About us

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. Hemmera recognizes that 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.  We’re extremely competitive when it comes to winning proposals and achieving client needs but, we also like to find time for fun. We’re a supportive and collaborative bunch who help each other excel and succeed together.

The role is based in our Burlington, Ontario office, but you may be required to travel for short periods of time. If you’re the right person for the job, we are open to discussing possible remote working arrangements or working from one of our satellite offices.

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Socio-Economic Specialist, Intermediate/Senior (Burnaby, BC or Whitehorse, YT)

We are looking for a highly motivated Socio-economic Specialist to join Hemmera’s Human Environment team. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience working on human environment components of environmental assessment processes, such as economic, social, cultural, land and resource use and community health. Experience in a variety of jurisdictions or across industries, and/or experience working with Indigenous Nations would be strong assets. Our ideal candidate would have excellent technical research, analysis and writing skills as well as communication and interpersonal skills to add value to our talented team. The successful candidate will contribute to Hemmera’s socio-economic impact assessment service offering by contributing to the design, delivery, and reporting of socio-economic projects such as community profiles, baseline reports, impact assessments, management plans and monitoring programs. If you’re the right person for the job, we are open to discussing you being located in one of our other locations.

About the role

  • Preparation of socio-economic related materials, including baseline reports, impact assessments and other similar types of deliverables.
  • Technical writing and preparation of reports.
  • Data analysis and interpretation.
  • Contribute to proposal writing.
  • Prepare well researched and written deliverables, in accordance with provincial, territorial and/or federal regulatory requirements, best practices, and/or any preferences or protocols identified by respective Indigenous Nations.
  • Manage the coordination, organization, and delivery of socio-cultural research programs and related community engagement.
  • Participate in the development of socio-economic mitigation and enhancement measures and management plans.

About you

  • Degree in social sciences, natural resource management, geography, environmental assessment, or related field of study. Suitable experience may also be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in socio-economic impact, community health or related field. Depending on years of experience, senior positions may be considered as well.
  • Understanding of environmental assessment legislation, regulations, and guidelines in a Canadian context.
  • Knowledge of and experience in the application of analytical methods used to support socio-economic assessments, such as economic input-output modelling, health impact assessment, and gender-based analysis plus (GBA+).
  • Excellent verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated research, analysis, and technical writing skills, including gathering and interpretation of qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Experience working with federal and provincial statistics
  • Knowledgeable of participatory action research methods and approaches.
  • Strong project management skills, ability to multi-task, work under tight timelines
  • Ability to produce high quality deliverables that stand up to public scrutiny.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Experience working with Indigenous Nations in western Canada and/or communities across Canada.
  • Willing to travel, as required.

About us

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

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

Our Human Environment Team is industry leading multi-disciplinary team of social scientists, Indigenous Knowledge specialists and engagement specialists located across Canada. Our team works with a variety of clients across a range of industries including ports and terminals, transport, mining, infrastructure, renewable energy, and resource development. We work collaboratively with government agencies, Indigenous groups, companies, and communities to better understand the impacts and benefits associated with proposed projects, programs, and policies. Our team works closely with our clients and communities to determine the level of assessment and research methodologies that are most appropriate for each project and community. Key to our work is understanding how specific sub-groups within populations will be differentially impacted by projects, programs, and policies.

COVID-19

The health and safety of our employees and candidates is our first priority. We closely monitor local, regional, and global conditions related to the pandemic, and your working location and/or roster as advertised in this advert may be temporarily subject to change to adhere to recommendations by health authorities and government regulations. To protect the health and safety of our people, clients and communities, successful candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to enter an Ausenco office. Individuals that cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical reasons or another protected ground under Human Rights legislation may request an accommodation. We will do our best to accommodate those who are unable to be vaccinated.

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Vice President, Ontario/East Region

We are currently seeking a leader with an outstanding reputation in the Ontario environmental market, who is entrepreneurial, and excited to be part of a dynamic and growing consultancy. The Vice President, Ontario Region has primary responsibility for the performance of the regional business in the areas of promoting the Company’s values and culture, resource management, project delivery, safety, quality, and achieving financial performance. As a member of our national senior leadership team, you will lead specific operational and commercial initiatives to accelerate progress against the growth strategies of the business. You have a strong understanding of environmental management and consulting in the context of mining projects.

The successful candidate will lead a highly trained and experienced team providing all aspects of environmental consulting to the private and public sectors, in the areas of Environmental Planning and Ecology, Site Assessment and Remediation, Human Environment, Geosciences.  You have the leadership skills necessary to strengthen the business performance by creating an inclusive work environment where employees are engaged, excel in their abilities, and clients receive superior service from our diverse project teams. The Regional Vice President mentors and grows staff; ensuring employees receive the necessary support and opportunities for development and advancement.

About the role:

  • Strategic planning, communication and developing / facilitating a vision for the Region in alignment with Hemmera’s Strategic Plan.
  • Promoting business growth through appropriate investments and enhancements of existing capabilities, the identification of opportunities to establish specialized skills.
  • Maintaining a high personal profile in the external marketplace and participate directly in the marketing of significant opportunities.
  • Promoting and maintaining an inclusive culture of teamwork and cooperation within the region and between other areas of the organization.
  • Full management of the P&L, including developing an annual operating plan and budget to achieve KPI’s, identifying and resolving issues, and actively managing the financial results.
  • Ensuring effective communication, and exchange of best practices, knowledge, and expertise between staff in various locations and across multi-disciplinary specialties.
  • Providing oversight and leadership to the management of project teams to ensure that technical services are delivered in a manner consistent with Hemmera quality objectives.
  • Recruiting, evaluating, and hiring leaders with the talent to propel the organization forward.
  • Providing leadership for training, coaching, development, and succession planning of key talent.
  • Participating in national senior leadership meetings providing input and direction on key strategic decisions and assisting with the creation and implementation of strategic initiatives and tactical objectives necessary for Hemmera to be a market leader.
About you:
  • A relevant degree in Environmental Science or Engineering; professional designation preferred
  • At least 15 years of experience in the environmental industry; experience within the mining sector of this region preferred
  • A proven skillset working with multi-disciplinary environmental teams; experience providing environmental consulting within engineering delivery strongly preferred
  • Maintains knowledge of current industry trends and issues
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with, inspire, and manage a diverse group of people
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a propensity for the development, mentorship, and guidance of potential leaders
  • Demonstrated track record of financial and budget management
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare, execute, and achieve strategic business development plans
  • Demonstrated experience with personnel management including hiring of new staff, mentoring, conflict resolution, problem solving, motivation and leadership
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and drive to help build a high functioning, profitable, and reputable team
  • Able to thrive in a team focused environment and engage in creative, critical thought; takes initiative and can function at a high level on multi-disciplinary teams

Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • MBA from an accredited institution
  • Previous experience fully managing a P&L of similar size
  • Diverse experience in environmental consulting across all markets and sectors; concentrated experience in the mining, renewable energy, ports & terminals, or land development sectors is strongly preferred
  • Multi-site location management experience strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to provide strategic oversight to a high functioning business unit, grow and develop client base, and expand services and markets
  • Established network with potential clients, regulators and environmental professionals
  • Ability to work in a team environment across multiple locations within the organization
  • Background using logic and reasoning to understand, analyze, and evaluate a variety of situations and research information to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to the situation
  • The successful candidate is located in the Greater Toronto Area

About us

Hemmera, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ausenco, is a leading Canadian environmental consultancy valued for our expertise, entrepreneurial spirit, and boutique approach. Our highly respected professionals have created opportunities for sustainable growth and balanced development for our clients. With a reputation for integrity and technical excellence, Hemmera has earned the opportunity to take on challenging projects, which allows us to continue to add to our roster of exceptional professionals, contribute to scientific and regulatory dialogue, and give back to the communities where we live and work.

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Vice President, Site Assessment and Remediation (Multiple Locations)

We are currently seeking a leader with an outstanding reputation in the environmental market; this person is entrepreneurial and excited to be part of a dynamic and growing consultancy.  The Vice President, Site Assessment and Remediation (SAR) is accountable for setting the overall national SAR vision and strategy, supporting growth in our strategic sectors and regions, and working with our incredible client base to advance our business nationally.  This role innovates, unites our technical practices and experts, and promotes our exceptional SAR team inside and outside the business.  Responsibilities include client engagement, business development, people leadership and resource management, safety and quality, execution of projects, employee experience and achievement of the financial performance of the SAR business.

This role may be performed from any of our offices in Canada and requires travel for short periods of time. If you’re the right person for the job, we are open to discussing possible remote working arrangements.

About the role

  • Develops and facilitates a vision for SAR in alignment with the corporate strategic plan, as well as an annual growth plan and budget.
  • Maintains a high personal profile in the national marketplace and participates directly with key clients and in the marketing of significant opportunities.
  • Ensures effective communication across SAR, and exchange of best practices, knowledge, and expertise between SAR practices and staff in various locations and across multi-disciplinary specialties.
  • Manages the SAR Practice Leaders, who are responsible for technical governance within their practices of Site Assessment and Closure, Remediation Engineering and Risk Assessment.
  • Drives an overall increase in SAR’s service depth and quality.
  • Provides leadership and development opportunities for staff by demonstrating the links between technical expertise and success in the consulting business.
  • Provides expert support and advice within and outside of the organization.
  • Mentors and develops staff.

 About you

  • A minimum of fifteen years overall experience in contaminated site investigation, remediation and risk assessment, and associated regulatory consulting.
  • A trusted advisor and highly regarded leader who can garner client confidence and build top line growth.
  • Excellent business acumen coupled with strong business development experience and solid technical skills within a professional services environment.
  • Demonstrated exceptional client care and service delivery skills with proven ability to develop and deliver on strategics, business plans, and budgets.
  • Experience in building and leading senior teams that are geographically dispersed and diverse.
  • Experience growing and developing a line of business that is multi-provincial and provides regional capacity.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and relationship building skills with a dedication to developing lasting client partnerships (internally and externally).
  • Relevant professional designation or ability to obtain one would be preferred.

About us

Hemmera, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ausenco, is a leading Canadian environmental consultancy valued for our expertise, entrepreneurial spirit, and boutique approach. Our highly respected professionals have created opportunities for sustainable growth and balanced development for our clients. With a reputation for integrity and technical excellence, Hemmera has earned the opportunity to take on challenging projects, which allows us to continue to add to our roster of exceptional professionals, contribute to scientific and regulatory dialogue, and give back to the communities where we live and work.

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