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.

Biologist (Nanaimo, BC)

About You

You are a biologist who is looking to be a part of high-performing teams supporting both large and small projects. You have some experience working in the marine environment and conducting biophysical assessments and are looking to be mentored by the best in the industry to further develop your skills. You are looking for ways to advance your career and to take on new challenges within a company that shares your values.

Your Responsibilities

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

  • Developing environmental assessment reports, including drafting and editing text.
  • Writing permit applications and permitting strategies.
  • Conducting biophysical site assessments.
  • Supporting communication between proponents, environmental teams, and regulatory agencies.
  • Implementing Hemmera processes and approaches (e.g., project management, quality program) to ensure that schedule, cost and quality objectives for project deliverables are achieved.

The Essentials

You are solutions-oriented and have the following skills:

  • A university degree in natural sciences or resource management.
  • Three to five years (or more) of relevant professional experience.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, particularly technical writing.
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of provincial and federal environmental legislation gained through formal studies or practical experience.
  • A willingness to learn and innovate.

Bonus Points

The following attributes may give you a competitive edge:

  • A master’s degree or a professional designation.
  • 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).
  • Familiarity with Vancouver Island marine environments.
  • Experience working directly with clients or developing proposals.

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.

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

Are you an experienced environmental assessment (EA) and permitting specialist looking to work with high-performing teams on both large and small projects? Do you have strong experience in the mining sector? Are you looking for new opportunities to grow your career and take on new challenges within a company that shares your values and is strongly entrepreneurial? If so, we want to hear from you!

Hemmera is seeking a team-oriented Environmental Assessment and Permitting Specialist – Mining to help us deliver high-quality environmental assessments and regulatory strategies to our clients. The role is based in our Burnaby office, but you may be required to travel throughout BC and western Canada for short periods of time.

About the Role
In the role of Environmental Assessment and Permitting Specialist – Mining, you may be:

  • 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 environmental assessment 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
Our business is built on exceptional customer service and a team-based approach to project delivery. To excel in this role, you must be solutions-oriented and a strategic thinker. You may also possess the following skills and experience:

  • A university degree(s) in natural sciences, resource management, or engineering.
  • A professional designation (e.g., R.P.Bio., P.Eng.) or the ability to obtain one.
  • Multiple years of relevant professional experience with increasing responsibilities in western Canada.
  • Knowledge of provincial, territorial and federal environmental legislation gained through formal studies and practical experience, including the Canadian Environmental Assessment ActBC Environmental Assessment Act, BC Mines Act and BC Environmental Management Act.
  • Experience with the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act is a plus!
  • General knowledge of a range of environmental disciplines (e.g., air quality, surface and groundwater quality, vegetation, wildlife, fish and fish habitat, socio-economics, archaeology).
  • General knowledge of effects on the environment on indigenous interests, consultation requirements, incorporation of traditional knowledge in EA and permitting.
  • Understanding of the mitigation hierarchy and general knowledge of or experience with compensation planning.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including technical writing.

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

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Environmental Scientist/Engineer (Calgary, AB)

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with interpersonal skills to work with our talented team in delivering outstanding service to our clients. The primary focus of this position is to assist project managers with contaminated sites related projects.

You will be an engineer, geoscientist, or environmental technologist with experience in one or more fields of environmental management, contaminated sites investigation, remediation and reclamation, or environmental liability assessment. Experience in working on projects at upstream oil and gas sites in Alberta and northeast British Columbia is an asset.

Responsibilities

  • Working closely under the supervision of Project Managers performing activities such as: coordinating and managing groundwater monitoring, soil sampling, test pitting, borehole drilling, groundwater monitoring well installation, data tabulation, environmental data interpretation, and coordination of field subcontractors, reporting and documentation.
  • Responsible for health and safety plans and quality processes on all work, project and reports.
  • Preparing work plans, budgets and schedules while ensuring deliverables are met in a timely manner. Assisting with project management tasks such as invoicing, budget tracking, file organization, and tracking of schedule and deliverables.

About you

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering (environmental, chemical, civil, mechanical, geotechnical), Geology or Environmental Science, or equivalent.
  • Minimum 1-3 years’ experience preferably within environmental consulting industry.
  • Registered or the ability to be registered as a Professional (EIT, GIT, AIT, BIT).
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational abilities
  • Proficient with computers and various programs (Word, Excel, Winlog)
  • Ability to work with 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 locations
  • Ability and willingness to learn and hit the ground running on a wide variety of projects.

About us

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

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

Diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. Hemmera is a values-driven business committed to sustainability.

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

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Human Environment Specialist (Burnaby, BC)

We are looking for a highly motivated Human Environment Specialist with excellent communication, and interpersonal skills to work with our talented team. You will contribute to Hemmera’s Human Environment service offering, through the design, delivery, and reporting of socio-economic and socio-cultural projects, community, stakeholder and Indigenous engagement activities, Traditional Knowledge studies, and impact benefit agreement negotiations and implementation.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Conducting social, economic, and cultural related research in order to develop community profiles, baseline reports, effects assessments, cumulative effects assessment and other similar documents/deliverables.
  • Undertaking or participating in socio-economic data interpretation and analysis.
  • Preparing well researched and written socio-economic and community consultation reports, in accordance with applicable provincial, territorial and/or federal regulatory requirements.
  • Assisting in the coordination, organization, and delivery of community consultation activities.
  • Liaising with project teams to identify and manage Indigenous-related project issues.
  • Developing and implementing consultation programs with Indigenous groups for projects in regulatory processes, including participation in meetings and open houses.
  • Assisting with programs such as Indigenous training, employment, contracting and procurement opportunities.
  • Assisting in the development of Indigenous policies and programs for clients.
  • Preparing well researched and written community consultation summary reports, in accordance with applicable provincial and/or federal regulatory requirements.

About you:

  • Degree in social sciences, or related field of study.
  • 1+ years of socio-economic and/or community engagement experience.
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong research and data analysis skills.
  • Knowledgeable of participatory action research methods and approaches.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Willing to travel, as required.
  • Understanding of environmental assessment processes in Canada.
  • Experience working with and/or an understanding of Indigenous communities.

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 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, 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.

The successful candidate will be based in our Burnaby office and may be required to travel in western and northern Canada.

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

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Hydrologist / Hydrotechnical Engineer (Burnaby, BC)

We are looking for an Intermediate to Senior Hydrologist or Hydrotechnical Engineer to join our team. You will work on a variety of interesting and challenging projects across Canada and internationally. As an expert in water resources and water management, you will bring experience in the provision of technical and regulatory advice. You have an entrepreneurial spirit and an interest in growing the business, leading teams, and mentoring staff.

Your responsibilities:

  • Providing senior technical leadership on projects including:
    • Watershed and site water balance development and modelling;
    • Water quality assessment, planning and permitting; and
    • Hydraulic design – constructed and natural systems.
  • Designing and execute field programs.
  • Manage discipline specific tasks related to major projects and direct subcontractors.
  • Senior review and preparation of technical reports.
  • Lead proposals and support business development with marketing plans.
  • Contribute to the growth of the team.
  • Develop client relationships through successfully executing projects.

Your qualifications:

  • 10+ years’ Water Resources experience.
  • Professional designation, or equivalent in British Columbia.
  • MSc. or M.Eng. preferred.
  • Exposure to international projects and environments is preferred.
  • Fluency in both English and Spanish would be advantageous.

Your abilities:

  • Proven ability to develop work programs to meet project, regulatory, and client objectives
  • Understanding pertinent regulatory requirements.
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills.
  • To work effectively in a team environment.
  • Willingness to train and mentor staff.

About us:

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

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

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

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Project Manager, Site Assessment and Remediation (Oakville, ON)

Are you a professional engineer or scientist with experience in environmental management, contaminated site investigation and remediation looking for a new challenge?
We are looking for a highly motivated individual with excellent business development, technical and people skills to join the Hemmera team.  In this role you will lead challenging projects and play a key role in the growth and development of Hemmera’s business in Ontario.

 Your responsibilities:

Project Management

  • Provide 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.
  • Manage complex tasks related to projects while managing small multi-disciplinary teams, including engineers, hydrogeologists, and risk assessors, as well as multiple contractors and subcontractors.
  • Manage projects from proposal generation to the delivery of quality reports.
  • Develop and maintains project plans and ensure projects are successfully delivered on time and within budget.
  • Assist in the mentoring and development of junior and intermediate staff with respect to contaminated sites and project management services.

Client and Business Development

  • Maintain and enhance business from current clients
  • Pursue new clients in order to grow the existing base of business through the acquisition of new opportunities.
  • Develop strong client relationships and ensure client’s needs are communicated and successfully delivered upon.

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.

Other qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering or a Science related field.
  • Professional registration, or the ability to obtain registration, as a P.Eng.,or P.Geo.
  • Minimum six years of experience, including at least 4 years in a project management role.
  • Strong project management skills and experience with both provincial and federal regulatory regimes.
  • A strong background in client relationship development and management.
  • Experience managing people, overseeing the performance of talent and assisting in the mentoring and development of junior and intermediate staff.
  • Experience preparing remedial action plans and cost projections to implement the plans is an asset.
  • Proficient with supervising contractors and subcontractors would also be an asset.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, including technical writing.

About us

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

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

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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Reporting Coordinator and Formatter (Burnaby, BC)

We are looking for a Reporting Coordinator/Formatter to join our growing environmental consulting firm. You will support the Proposals and Reporting team in executing internal and external projects to support Hemmera’s growth objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the formatting, compilation, and production of proposals and reports to ensure professional, well branded, consistent, and high-quality end products.
  • Format and produce documents in Word and Excel using Hemmera reporting standards and following guidance in Hemmera’s Reporting Handbook.
  • Respond to sensitive proposal and reporting timelines and documents needing a quick turn-around time.
  • Follow up on proposal and report production with staff across the firm.
  • Provide back-up for coordination of proposal and report scheduling.
  • Support development and refinement of proposal and report templates.
  • Support advancement of document control system and process.
  • Provide backup to members of the formatting team during vacations, illness, and as required.
  • Maintain cleanliness of report production room.
  • Order stock for reporting supplies.

About you:

  • Experience with formatting and document production at an environmental and/or engineering consulting firm
  • Experience formatting and producing proposals and large reports is a definite asset
  • Advanced level of Word expertise in: template development, developing and using styles, formatting page breaks, format painting, creating multiple sub-bullets, page margins, page breaks, table and figure formatting, headings and heading numbering, headers, footers, footnotes, paragraph spacing, using the styles and formatting option, creating a PDF, knowledge of MS Word short-cuts, using checklists to produce high-quality, error-free reports
  • Advanced level of Excel expertise in: formatting page breaks, formatting page headers and footers, creating one-page table spreads, page borders, creating multiple PDFs
  • Familiarity with Adobe Professional PDF-Maker in securing PDFs, collating multiple PDF documents into one, editing using text box and text tool, creating bookmarks, and cropping
  • Experience with MS Word template creation and refinement
  • Experience with document control processes
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Knowledge in trouble-shooting formatting problems and using available resources to answer questions
  • A strong ability to ability to multi-task, work well under pressure, and respond positively and professionally when facing tight timelines
  • Fast and efficient worker, with a focus on detail and quality
  • Highly developed typing and formatting skills

This is a part-time position, working a minimum of 21 hours per week (leading to full time) and located at our Head Office in Burnaby (Metrotown area). Hours of work will extend into the late afternoon and evening hours, as needed.

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.

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Senior Project Manager, Environmental Consulting (Mining Lead, Eastern Canada) (Toronto, ON)

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

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

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

Your responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership to the management of Hemmera’s mining sector environmental projects, and Ausenco projects in eastern Canada.
  • Promote the growth of Hemmera’s core service areas, identify and lead growth of new services areas, foster and maintain a strong reputation in the marketplace as an industry expert to enhance relationships with existing clients and develop new clients.
  • Ensure clients’ needs are met and delivered in a reasonable time.
  • Direct Project Managers and others in developing and meeting schedules and budgets for all projects.
  • Manages highly complex tasks related to major projects
  • Directs the multi-disciplinary activities of work groups assigned to complex projects.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to clients and prospective clients.
  • Promote and maintain a positive work environment through a culture of teamwork and cooperation within the office, region, and between other areas of the organization.

About you:

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

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

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter through our careers section at www.Hemmera.com.

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

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Senior Project Manager, Environmental Planning and Ecology (Yellowknife)

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 and expansion into the Northwest Territories we are looking for a Senior Project Manager / Technical Leader to join our Environmental Planning & Ecology (EPE) team. 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 lead project managers with the delivery of current projects and as well as the development of new opportunities in the NWT to support delivery of our national business.

You are a senior professional with experience in one or more fields of environmental assessment/management, construction/environmental monitoring and auditing, and/or permitting and approvals.

Your responsibilities:

  • Providing leadership to the management of environmental projects in northern 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 development process through marketing plans and strategies.
  • Maintaining and growing your industry and professional knowledge and leadership skills to ensure Hemmera remains ahead of the marketplace.
  • Seeking out and acquiring new business opportunities and acting to identify opportunities to expand the scope of existing projects.
  • Developing client relationships that facilitate successful delivery of projects and the maintenance of future/ongoing opportunities.
  • Preparing and delivering presentations to clients and prospective clients.
  • Promoting and maintaining a positive work environment through a culture of teamwork and cooperation within the office, region, and between other areas of the organization.
  • Training, growing and building responsibility in junior staff members.

About you:

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

  • Related technical qualifications including relevant undergraduate degree. Holding a professional designation is an asset.
  • Minimum of 15 years of related progressive experience including at least 10 years in a Project Manager role or discipline lead role.
  • Extensive project / discipline management experience involving fully managing multiple projects from beginning to end.
  • Exposure to a variety of projects, 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

About us:

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

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

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.

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

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

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 senior 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.

 Responsibilities

Project Management

  • You will provide 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.
  • Manage complex tasks related to projects while managing small multi-disciplinary teams, including engineers, hydrogeologists, and risk assessors, as well as multiple contractors and subcontractors.
  • Manage 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.

Client and Business Development

  • You will maintain and enhance revenue from current clients as well as pursue new clients to grow the existing base of business through the acquisition of new opportunities.
  • Develop strong client relationships, provides ongoing dialogue over the course of a project and ensures the client’s needs are communicated and successfully delivered upon.

Organizational Development

  • Assist 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 a Science related field.
  • Professional registration or the ability to obtain registration as a P.Eng., P.Geol. P,Chem,  P.Ag or P.Bio. is required.
  • You have a minimum of twelve years of progressive experience, including at least 5-6  years in a project management role.
  • Strong project management skills and experience with both the provincial and federal regulatory regimes is required.
  • A strong background in client relationship development and management.
  • Experience managing people, overseeing the performance of talent and assisting in the mentoring and development of junior and intermediate staff.
  • Experience preparing remedial action plans and prepare cost projections to implement the plans would be an asset.
  • Proficient with supervising contractors and subcontractors would also be an asset.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, including technical writing.

About us

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

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

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.

Apply for this position
Senior Project Manager, Site Assessment and Remediation (Yellowknife)

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 and expansion into the Northwest Territories 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 and as well as the development of new opportunities in the NWT to support delivery of our national business.

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.
  • Managing complex tasks related to projects while managing small multi-disciplinary teams, including engineers, hydrogeologists, and risk assessors, as well as multiple contractors and subcontractors.
  • Developing project proposals and lead the client development process through marketing plans and strategies.
  • Maintaining and growing your industry and professional knowledge and leadership skills to ensure Hemmera remains ahead of the marketplace.
  • Seeking out and acquiring new business opportunities and acting to identify opportunities to expand the scope of existing projects.
  • Developing client relationships that facilitate successful delivery of projects and the maintenance of future/ongoing opportunities.
  • Preparing and delivering presentations to clients and prospective clients.
  • Promoting and maintaining a positive work environment through a culture of teamwork and cooperation within the office, region, and between other areas of the organization.
  • Training, growing and building responsibility in junior staff members.

About you:

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

  • Related technical qualifications including relevant undergraduate degree. Holding a professional designation is an asset.
  • Minimum of 15 years of related progressive experience including at least 10 years in a Project Manager role or discipline lead role.
  • Extensive project / discipline management experience involving fully managing multiple projects from beginning to end.
  • Exposure to a variety of projects, 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

About us

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

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

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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Terrestrial (Vegetation) Ecologist (Burnaby, BC)

About You

You’re a team-oriented terrestrial ecologist with strong vegetation ecology skillset who enjoys undertaking desktop and field studies related to terrestrial ecology as well as coordinating projects. You want to deliver high-quality work to Hemmera’s existing clients and pursue 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:

  • Designing and conducting field studies and impact assessments related to vegetation or wildlife.
  • Writing and undertaking technical review of consulting reports.
  • Summarizing and evaluating data.
  • Coordinating projects and proposals of varying sizes, including managing the scopes, schedules and budgets.
  • Serving as primary point of contact for internal and external clients in the delivery of ecological services.
  • Liaising with regulatory agencies and First Nations.
  • Mentoring junior staff.

The Essentials

You are solutions-oriented and have 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.
  • Four to six years of experience.
  • Experience leading and conducting terrestrial vegetation mapping and field programs (e.g., terrestrial ecosystem mapping).
  • Strong vegetation identification skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience directing field crews.
  • Experience managing teams, schedules and budgets.

Bonus Points

The following attributes may give you a competitive edge:

  • A master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Experience with soil classification procedures
  • Bioterrian mapping
  • Forestry
  • Experience with invasive plant species management, riparian vegetation or wetlands.
  • Experience in designing and implementing programs for terrestrial wildlife.

About Us

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

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

The role is based in our Burnaby office, but you may be required to travel throughout BC and 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 or Calgary offices or one of our satellite offices.

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

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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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