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.

Mining Lead (Environmental Consulting) - Western Canada (Burnaby, BC)

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

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

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

About the role:

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

About you:

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

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

 

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Word Processor / Formatting Specialist (Burnaby, BC)

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

About the role:

  • Report formatting, processing, and compilation to ensure that products are professional, well branded, consistent, and high quality
  • Format and produce documents in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe using Hemmera reporting standards and following guidance in Hemmera’s Reporting Handbook
  • Focus on sensitive reporting timelines and documents needing a quick turn-around time
  • Follow up on report production with staff across the firm
  • Provide back-up for coordination of report scheduling
  • Support development of report and proposal templates
  • Support advancement of document control system and process
  • Provide administrative support to various lines of business, as required
  • Maintain cleanliness of report production room
  • Order stock for reporting supplies

About you:

  • Experience with document production / reporting at an environmental and/or engineering consulting firm
  • Experience formatting and producing multi-volume environmental assessments 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 under tight timelines
  • Fast and efficient worker, with a focus on detail and quality
  • Highly developed typing and formatting skills

Although office experience is a definite asset, we are also accepting resumes from graduates of administrative programs that include advanced training in the Microsoft suite of programs and Adobe. If you consider yourself a whiz with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe PDF-Maker, let’s talk!

This position starts at 4 days per week (Tuesday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.), working approximately 30 hours per week, and will eventually lead to full-time hours (37.5).

About us

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

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

Department: Marketing & Communications
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Senior Biologist / Project Manager (Nanaimo, BC)

You are a senior biologist and project manager who is looking to be a part of high-performing teams supporting both large and small projects. You have experience working in marine & aquatic environments and conducting biophysical assessments. You are familiar with BC environmental regulations and navigating environmental permitting. 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.
  • Developing permitting strategies and writing permit applications
  • Conducting biophysical site assessments.
  • Supporting communication between proponents, environmental teams, and regulatory agencies.
  • Managing client relationships & performing project management duties
  • Directing and training junior staff.
  • Ensuring 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 biology.
  • Three to five years (or more) of relevant professional experience.
  • A professional designation such as R.P.Bio. or BIT (or the eligibility to obtain).
  • 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 post graduate degree.
  • 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.

Department: Environmental Planning & Ecology
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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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