CURRENT CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Hemmera is constantly growing. We seek and employ the best people who grow their careers with us. Take a look at our job openings and consider how working for Hemmera could lead to better opportunities for you. For more information, email opportunities@hemmera.com.

Aquatic Biologist (Burnaby, BC)

You’re an experienced Aquatic Biologist who has led freshwater field studies, authored reports, 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.

Your Responsibilities

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

  • Planning and executing aquatic studies and preparing technical reports.
  • Providing technical and regulatory expertise on projects that interact with aquatic environments.
  • Supporting the development of components for environmental assessments relating to aquatic species and ecosystems.
  • Managing or coordinating projects from proposals through to the delivery of quality reports.
  • Leading or contributing to the development of regulatory submissions, including Water Sustainability Act notifications and approvals, DFO requests for review and authorizations, Riparian Area Protection Regulation, and municipal permitting.
  • Marketing Hemmera’s full range of services to existing and potential clients through client meetings, participation in workshops, conferences and similar activities.
  • Liaising with regulatory agencies, stakeholders and Indigenous peoples.
  • Mentoring junior staff.

 

About you

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

  • A university degree in biology or a related field.
  • A professional designation (e.g., R.P.Bio or P.Biol.) or eligibility for a designation.
  • 3 – 8 years of progressive experience.
  • Experience planning and executing biological programs and teams.
  • Understanding of freshwater fish, and their habitats, in British Columbia.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to think independently and strategically, maintain a positive attitude, be self-motivated and employ a strong work initiative.
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.

Bonus Points

The following attributes may give you a competitive edge:

  • A master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Experience working with provincial regulators and municipal authorities on permits and authorizations related to the aquatic environment
  • 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.

About us

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

You will be part of Hemmera’s Environmental Planning and Ecology Line of Business. We are a collaborative and team-oriented group. We work hard to provide exceptional customer service and high-quality deliverables to our clients, and we also have a lot of fun. We’re extremely competitive when it comes to winning proposals and the Hemmera Halloween costume contest, baking as well as putting on the best Hemmera Huddles.  We’re a supportive and collaborative bunch who help each other excel and succeed together.

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

This is a full time position

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Marine Biologist (Nanaimo, BC)
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?

You’re a team-oriented Marine Biologist who has some regulatory and permitting experience and is looking to take the next step in your career. You’re interested in a role where you can feel challenged and have more responsibility and autonomy.If you’re looking to advance your career in a thriving consulting business, we may have the opportunity that you’re looking for. Hemmera is seeking enthusiastic and team-oriented individuals, who are 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.

Your Responsibilities

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

  • Support marine studies, including marine biophysical assessments, sediment and water sample collection and desktop research.
  • Prepare technical reports and federal, provincial and municipal permit applications.
  • Provide technical and regulatory input to projects that interact with marine environments.
  • Draft sections of environmental assessments.
  • Conduct environmental monitoring.
  • Liaise with regulatory agencies.

About you
You are solutions oriented and have the following skills:

  • A university degree in marine biology or a related field.
  • Are a Registered Professional Biologist or Professional Biologist.
  • Two or more years of experience.
  • Experience conducting marine biology programs.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to think independently and strategically, maintain a positive attitude, be self-motivated and employ a strong work initiative.
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.

Bonus PointsThe following attributes may give you a competitive edge:

  • Experience working with federal regulators on permit applications and authorizations.
  • Experience with offsetting and habitat compensation in the marine environment.

About us:

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

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

The role is based in Nanaimo, but you may be required to travel throughout BC and across Canada for short periods of time.

This is a full time position.

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Project Manager (Burnaby, BC)

You’re an aspiring or seasoned Project Manager with a reputation for providing high-quality service to clients. 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. You’re looking to grow your career within a company that shares your values and is strongly entrepreneurial.

Your Responsibilities

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

  • Serve as 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.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to existing and prospective clients.
  • Oversee projects involving multiple service areas and subcontracts.
  • Oversee project deliverables, including quality, technical content, and consistency with client expectations.
  • Review and prepare client invoices, including expenses, sub-contractor and supplier invoices, rate reviews and billing titles
  • Manage purchase orders and change orders
  • Track project budgets, and monitor accounts payable and receivables
  • Promote and maintain a positive work environment through a culture of teamwork and cooperation within the office, region, and between other areas of the organization.

About Us

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

You will be part of Hemmera’s Environmental Planning and Ecology (EPE) Line of Business. We are a collaborative and team-oriented group. We work hard to provide exceptional customer service and high-quality deliverables to our clients, and we also have a lot of fun. We’re extremely competitive when it comes to winning proposals and the Hemmera Halloween costume contest, baking as well as putting on the best Hemmera Huddles.  We’re a supportive and collaborative bunch who help each other excel and succeed together. Learn more about our hiring practices during covid

 

Qualifications

The Essentials

You are solutions-oriented and have the following skills:

  • A university degree.
  • Project administration or experience managing projects, including budgets and schedules.
  • 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.
  • A professional designation (e.g., R.P.Bio or P.Biol.) or eligibility for a designation.
  • Experience collaborating with Indigenous peoples.
  • Project management experience or a PMP certification.
  • Experience with business development.
  • Experience with environmental or engineering consulting.
  • Experience with ports, terminals and shipping in BC, Canada, USA or internationally.
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Senior Hydrogeologist (Calgary, AB or Yellowknife, NWT)

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

You will work on a variety of interesting and challenging projects across Canada and internationally. As a proven leader in water resource management, you bring business development experience, senior technical expertise and regulatory advice to advance environmental projects. You have demonstrated skills in client and regulatory liaison at the local, provincial, and federal levels, and have an entrepreneurial spirit and an interest in growing the business, leading teams, and mentoring and developing junior and intermediate staff.  You are well versed in solving the hydrogeological and water management challenges faced by several market sectors, including, but not limited to, Mining and Energy.

About the role:

Providing senior leadership and technical expertise in the areas of:

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

About 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, Human Environment, and Geomatics.

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

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

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

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

Your responsibilities

  • Providing leadership in the areas of environmental site investigations, both large- and small-scale ex-situ remedial excavations, operation of in-situ remedial treatment systems, compliance auditing, groundwater treatment design, implementation and optimization.
  • Maintaining industry / professional knowledge and actively participates in the ongoing upgrading of professional and leadership skills to ensure Hemmera remains ahead of the marketplace in terms of expertise.
  • Assessing work against standards, objectives and specifications, ensuring the quality of work outputs.
  • Managing complex tasks related to projects while managing small multi-disciplinary teams, including engineers, hydrogeologists, and risk assessors, as well as multiple contractors and subcontractors.
  • Developing project proposals and lead the client development process through marketing plans and strategies.
  • Maintaining and growing your industry and professional knowledge and leadership skills to ensure Hemmera remains ahead of the marketplace.
  • Seeking out and acquiring new business opportunities and acting to identify opportunities to expand the scope of existing projects.
  • Developing client relationships that facilitate successful delivery of projects and the maintenance of future/ongoing opportunities.
  • Preparing and delivering presentations to clients and prospective clients.
  • Promoting and maintaining a positive work environment through a culture of teamwork and cooperation within the office, region, and between other areas of the organization.
  • Training, growing and building responsibility in junior staff members.

About 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, Human Environment and Geomatics.

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

About you 

You are entrepreneurial in nature, have previous experience in leading complex projects, and are a client focused professional who thrives in a fast-paced team-approach environment. You have a strong understanding of environmental management considerations in the context of the construction and operation of energy, mining, oil and gas and transportation infrastructure Projects.

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering or Science related field.
  • Professional registration or the ability to obtain registration as a P.Eng., P.Geol. or P.Biol. is required.
  • Minimum of 15 years of related progressive experience including at least 10 years in a Project Manager role or discipline lead role.
  • Extensive project / discipline management experience involving fully managing multiple projects from beginning to end.
  • Exposure to a variety of projects, sectors, multiple clients, and various degrees of project complexity.
  • Demonstrated experience in building and maintaining a team of professionals to support projects and the business.
  • Is able to clearly express complex and challenging ideas, thoughts, and concepts; delivers information in a well-organized and engaging manner so that it is understood.
  • Demonstrated track record of risk, financial and budget management.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
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