CURRENT CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

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

Environmental Equipment Technician (Burnaby, BC)

About the Role
Hemmera is looking for a highly motivated individual with excellent technical and interpersonal skills to work as part of our talented team. We typically consider candidates with strong mechanical and electrical aptitude. A strong sense of customer service and ability to prioritize tasks are key requirements. Knowledge of concepts and methodology in cost effective maintenance, troubleshooting, preventive, predictive and proactive maintenance are an asset. Familiarity with quality control, inventory control management is preferred.

As an Environmental Equipment Technician, your primary duties will be to order, operate, maintain, and repair environmental testing equipment; and procure and coordinate environmental supplies for project teams.

About You
Key Responsibilities:

  • Performing and documenting setup, maintenance, repair, and calibration of field work equipment
  • Procurement and coordination of internal and supplier equipment
  • Procure, coordinate, organize and order equipment, consumable, spare parts, and consumables inventory
  • Providing urgent assistance for equipment failures and requests
  • Coordinate and follow up subcontracted repair, maintenance and calibration of specialized equipment.
  • Equipment room management and maintenance

Desired Experience / Qualifications:

  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A willingness to work in a team environment; and the capability and willingness to train and mentor staff
  • Consistency and strong multi-tasking ability
  • Self starter
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

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

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

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Intermediate to Senior Aquatic Biologist (Oakville, ON)

We are seeking an Intermediate to Senior Aquatic Biologist with five to ten years of experience to provide technical expertise in all aspects of aquatic ecology to join our team.

You will have experience managing or coordinating projects involving the assessment of fish and fish habitat, aquatic ecology, defining impacts, as well as the necessary mitigation to protect the aquatic environment and obtain regulatory approvals.  An ability to interface with senior staff and/or clients to define necessary scopes of work or regulatory approval pathways based on previous experience with similar projects is necessary.  While you will be specialized in aquatic ecology, knowledge of common wildlife and wildlife habitat field assessment protocols and management strategies will be a strong asset.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing or coordinating projects for the Environmental Planning and Ecology team
  • Leading or assisting in the preparation of scopes of work and budgets for the development of various infrastructure types (e.g. land development, road, oil and gas, energy facilities, etc.)
  • Providing guidance to the Environmental Planning and Ecology and other lines of business to achieve an efficient regulatory permitting pathway for a diversity of project types and sizes
  • Assisting in client meetings and business development opportunities
  • Leading or supporting a field crew to undertake data collection and field investigations to document baseline aquatic ecology conditions according to study requirements in urban and remote sites in southern and central Ontario
  • Developing detailed impact assessment matrices
  • Contributing to or lead the development of technical reports
  • Providing technical support to senior staff
  • Adhering to and enforcing Hemmera’s Health and Safety Protocols

Desired Experience / Qualifications

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in an aquatic biology discipline; although, a technical diploma with sufficient courses in fisheries biology/ecology/management supplemented with appropriate experience will be considered
  • Sound working knowledge of federal, provincial and municipal environmental legislation is required (i.e. Fisheries Act, Endangered Species Act, Conservation Authorities Act, etc., Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, Environmental Assessment Act), with experience preparing regulatory applications for permits and approvals
  • Working collaboratively with key federal, provincial and municipal regulators to define terms of references and identify appropriate mitigation measures, follow up monitoring and contingency measures
  • Strong technical capability with the identification of aquatic biota of Ontario (e.g. freshwater fish, benthic invertebrates, mussels, Species at Risk and invasive species)
  • Design and implementation of scientific studies/field programs, leading field teams and the collection of baseline data
  • Conducting fish species inventories, including electrofishing and other fish capture methods, aquatic habitat assessments, and associated data analysis and reporting
  • Strong understanding of how project-related developments can affect fish and fish habitat
  • Conducting environmental monitoring at construction sites including experience in the design, installation and monitoring of erosion and sediment control measures
  • Valid RAQS-registration in any: Natural Sciences, Fisheries Assessment, Fisheries Compliance During Construction Contracts, Environmental Inspection During Construction
  • MTO Fisheries Protocol Training
  • Certified Inspector of Sediment and Erosion Control certification
  • Ontario Stream Assessment Protocol (OSAP) certification,
  • Evaluation, Classification and Management of Headwater Drainage Features training
  • Water Quality sampling and interpretation
  • Ability to work in both field and office environments
  • Strong communication skills, organizational skills, leadership skills, and an ability to work well on multi-disciplinary teams in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience writing and preparing technical reports
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite with proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

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.

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

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Proposal Assistant (Burnaby, BC)

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

About the role:

  • Contributing to the identification, development and publication of proposals, tenders and other written documentation requiring professional writing and editing skills.
  • Conducting detailed scans of specified websites to identify potential opportunities in alignment with core service areas.
  • Assisting in the preparation and submission of quality tender and expression of interest documentation.
  • Supporting with proposal team internal communications and meetings (i.e., schedule and attend meetings, collect notes, and action item lists).
  • Consulting and collaborating with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Following-up with internal stakeholders to ensure proposal development milestones are met.
  • Maintaining and incorporating new client and opportunity detail in databases, registers, and internal business development documentation within Hemmera’s Client Relationship Management system.

 About you:

  • 1 – 2 years of experience providing proposal or project coordination/administrative support. Experience within a professional services firm is a bonus.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or Communications, considered a strong asset.
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office software, Adobe Acrobat Professional, and InDesign.
  • Excellent team player and can work collaboratively with others.
  • An assertive, cooperative, and effective communicator (written and verbal).
  • Ability to perform under solid pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Keen eye for detail.
  • Must be self-motivated, confident, energetic, and creative.

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, and Toronto, we have established a strong project presence across Canada.

Department: Marketing & Communications
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Proposal Coordinator (Burnaby, BC)

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with excellent time management, communication and people skills to join the Hemmera team.  As a Proposal Coordinator you will work closely with the proposals team to prepare and produce proposals, ensuring the delight of our clients and other stakeholders.

 About the role:

  • Manage all aspects of the proposal process including completing the daily proposal scan, organizing and leading proposal evaluation meetings, and coordinating input, writing, and editing to create concise and innovative proposals and business development documents.
  • Work with the proposal team to develop and articulate win-themes and key messages and ensure they are consistently integrated into relevant sections of the proposal.
  • Translate key concepts into clear and powerful graphics for documents and presentations.
  • Provide and coordinate input for covers, layouts and proposal sections.
  • Provide quality assurance/final proof read of proposals for required criteria, content, consistency, and branding.
  • Work with the Reporting team to coordinate the formatting and printing of proposals, ensuring quality end-products are consistently produced which follow company practices/standards; work with the Reception team to ensure proposals are submitted to the client on time and follow the required client specifications.
  • Manage all aspects related to proposals including tracking and maintaining statistics, analyzing and reporting on proposal win/loss ratios and preparing proposal status reports.
  • Conduct proposal debriefs with clients, partners and staff as necessary, collate and distribute lessons learned, and apply them to future proposals.
  • Continuously improve the proposal production process which includes: manage, update and maintain the project description database and all proposal boilerplate text; develop and maintain standards and templates for proposal production; train and support to staff when needed.

About you:

  • Minimum  three – five years of experience coordinating technical proposals with proven success.
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or Communications from an accredited institution.
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office software and Adobe Acrobat Professional.
  • Proven success in creating winning proposals.

Your other important attributes:

  • Fluent language skills in French and/or Spanish is a asset
  • Excellent team player and can work collaboratively with others
  • Effective communicator (written and verbal) and makes best use of interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to perform under solid pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Effective project management skills for several proposals at one time.
  • Keen eye for detail with solid copy-editing, grammar, style, spelling and punctuation skills; should be able to rework technical content for a wider audience.
  • Has a creative flair, using expert knowledge of office productivity applications and graphics software to produce high-caliber proposals.
  • Must be self-motivated, confident, energetic, and creative

About us:

Ausenco is a global leader in consulting, engineering, project management and operations solutions for the resources and energy sectors. This position will work out of the head office in Burnaby for Hemmera, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ausenco, a leading Canadian environmental consultancy.

As a member of our team you’ll be encouraged to embrace challenges and discover innovative solutions to each and every project. You will have the opportunity to develop marketing material and tools to support Ausenco in achieving strategic and operational business objectives. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, a collaborative environment and the opportunity to pursue your career path.

Department: Marketing & Communications
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Talent Acquisition Coordinator (Burnaby, BC)

Are you a recent graduate looking for an opportunity to build on your experience within Human Resources? We are looking for a Talent Acquisition Coordinator to support Ausenco’s Talent Acquisition teams in our Vancouver and Burnaby offices this summer. This is a great opportunity for you to enrich your recruitment experience in a diverse industry supporting a global organization. This is a 6-7 week contract position with the potential to transition to a permanent role. About the role:

  • Coordinating and scheduling candidate interviews with hiring managers/recruiters.
  • Supporting the recruitment process with activities such as candidate management and reference checking.
  • Assisting with the sourcing of quality candidates to meet selection criteria
  • Ensuring all recruitment activities are recorded and maintained within our systems.
  • Assisting the team in organizing and maintaining our Applicant Tracking System (ATS) including posting jobs.
  • Supporting the Talent Acquisition team with other duties as assigned

About you:

  • You have completed or are currently working towards a Human Resources Management degree/diploma or have a Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline
  • Minimum of 1-2 years recruitment and/or general Human Resources experience
  • Strong in customer service, interpersonal and organizational abilities
  • Able to maintain strict confidentiality and promote privacy of information
  • A team player with integrity, accountability, adaptability and motivation.
  • Sense of urgency and ability to work quickly and accurately.
  • Excellent with computers and passionate about spreadsheets, templates and Microsoft Outlook

About us: Ausenco is a global leader in consulting, engineering, project management and operations solutions for the resources and energy sectors. This position will spend time working out of the downtown Vancouver office and the head office in Burnaby for Hemmera, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ausenco, a leading Canadian environmental consultancy. As a member of our team you’ll be encouraged to embrace challenges and discover innovative solutions to each and every project. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, a collaborative environment and the opportunity to pursue your career path.

Department: Human Resources This is a contract position

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Vice President, Ontario Region (Oakville, ON)

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

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

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

Your Responsibilities:

Business Leadership:

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

Marketing / Business Development:

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

People & Talent:

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

Client Relationship Management:

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

Technical and Project Delivery Leadership:

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

About you:

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

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

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