Stantec System

Intermediate/Senior Soil Scientist

CA-BC-Sidney | CA-BC-Sidney
2 months ago(11/16/2017 9:29 PM)
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Environmental Services

Your Opportunity

2,500 Environmental Services staff. 20 technical specialties. 900 professional associations. An international team with local expertise. You could say we know a little something about the environment. Our passion for it drives our work. Grounded by safety, quality, and ethics, we come up with solutions that fit the site. We know what it takes to balance competing project interests with creativity and efficiency. We know what to look for. And, we know how to get the job done—the right way. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Duties

This Intermediate to Senior level Soil Scientist will join a team that provides hands-on service to our clientele, working with engineers and planners on environmental assessments and construction monitoring.  Responsibilities will include working with engineers and planners on environmental assessments, and post approval permitting, and soil monitoring primarily, in Western Canada.


Key responsibilities include: 

  • Provide guidance and review for soils project deliverables
  • Provide staff mentorship and training
  • Managing and conducting large-scale soil assessment and mapping projects, from proposal development to project completion.
  • Ensuring QA/QC and H&S requirements and procedures are identified and followed throughout a project's life cycle.
  • Technical work, quality review of reports and proposals and presentations

Your Capabilities and Credentials

The successful candidate should possess the following qualifications:

  • B.Sc. degree or M.Sc. degree in Environmental Science or a related discipline with focus in soil chemistry and taxonomy
  • Five (5) to eight (8) years of field and mapping experience including experience in Environmental Assessments, and Pre-Disturbance Assessments of soils
  • Professional registration with a professional association (AIA, BCIA, RPBIO, PBIOL, ACPBC, APEGBC, BCCAB
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of provincial and federal environmental regulations and guidelines
  • Experience with scoping, budgeting and leading the soils component of environmental assessments
  • Technical field knowledge of soils throughout Western Canada and the North would be an asset
  • Experience in soil monitoring and reclamation is an asset
  • Willingness to travel for client meetings and field work, sometimes to remote locations
  • Preferred office location will be in Burnaby BC or Sidney BC

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