• Title
    Senior Environmental Engineer / Geoscientist
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Additional Work Location
    CA-BC-Prince George | CA-BC-Smithers | CA-BC-Nanaimo | CA-BC-Kamloops
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions has an exciting career opportunity for an experienced Senior Environmental Engineer/Geoscientist working with our Environmental Engineering and Contaminants Group to deliver practical solutions related to the management of waste and contaminants across various sectors.


    The Environmental Engineering and Contaminants Group includes staff with diverse experience ranging from dynamic recent graduates through to engineers and scientists with several decades of experience. You would become involved with proposed, operating and/or closed mines, upstream oil and gas projects, hydroelectric/clean energy projects, municipal and industrial landfill projects, and contaminated site assessment and remediation. A regional team with global resources and a passion for our work, we employ some of the world’s best people and task our managers with inspiring and developing the next generation of employees. You will be joining one of the largest international engineering companies, helping to shape our services in local markets, and executing challenging projects for our diverse clientele.   Driven by delivering value to our customers, we strive to provide safe and sustainable project solutions, developing the full potential of our people and contributing to the communities we work in.   As part of our team you will have the opportunities to engage with our global corporate technical practice groups with the goal of elevating our technical excellence and visibility in the eyes of our clients. We’re seeking a Senior Environmental Engineer/Geoscientist who wants to join a team committed to being a trusted partner for our customers, by consistently delivering excellence.



    Our Environmental Engineering and Contaminants Group staff are located in five regional offices within British Columbia and this position can be based out of our Burnaby, Prince George, Smithers, Nanaimo or Kamloops offices. Our Team moto is Live Local.


    Key Responsibilities

    Reporting to the Environmental Engineering and Contaminants Manager (British Columbia/Yukon) and working collaboratively within the British Columbia/Yukon practice, your responsibilities may include but won’t necessarily be limited to:

    • Providing technical leadership and direction on environmental engineering, site assessment, property development and remediation projects (including closure cover systems, landfills, ponds, and other waste management infrastructure)
    • Providing direction under applicable Provincial and Federal regulations
    • Overseeing quality control including review and approval of technical correspondence, project proposals, technical reports, work plans, and project specifications including cost estimates and budgets
    • Project management and successful execution of environmental site assessments, remediation programs and contaminated site projects, including the development and maintenance of project scopes, schedules and budgets, and supervision of project staff
    • Client management, including communication through verbal and written correspondence
    • Collaborating with senior staff within Western Canada to develop and implement group growth strategies
    • Leading pursuits for contaminated sites and related opportunities
    • Monitoring, mentoring, and leading the growth of team members
    • Opportunity to collaborate with other Wood offices/environmental staff on projects in Western Canadian

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution plus appropriate continuing education in engineering, earth sciences or equivalent
    • Current registration as a P.Eng. or P.Geo within BC. Registration with the Contaminated Sites Approved Professional Society would be considered an asset
    • 10 years + consulting experience conducting environmental site assessments, contaminated site investigations, remediation projects, and/or waste facility design
    • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in Provincial and Federal contaminated sites legislation, regulations and processes
    • Desire to provide exceptional client service and a commitment to technical excellence
    • Demonstrated supervisory and project management experience and hands-on training of intermediate and junior personnel, experience and formal training in environmental due diligence, contaminated site investigation, remediation, waste management, risk assessment or related technical areas
    • An effective communicator that thrives within a team environment
    • Strong writing skills are a must to prepare reports, proposals and other project deliverables
    • A strong desire to grow in your career with Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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