ECO Canada - Environmental Careers Organization
Become an EP
EP Member Roster
Post a job
Free HR Resources
Green High Schools
ECO JOB BOARD
Return to search results
Senior Air Quality Scientist/Engineer
SNC - Lavalin Environment Inc.
SNC-Lavalin Environment (SLE) is the environmental division of SNC-Lavalin Inc. - a global engineering and construction firm with offices across Canada, in over 35 other countries around the world and currently working in approximately 100 countries. We are recruiting the best and the brightest: people who are truly passionate about what they do. This is your chance to showcase your talents and skills by joining our project teams worldwide. Open the door to a world of opportunities:
SNC-Lavalin Environment (SLE) offers consulting services in the following areas: Environmental Risk Assessment, Contaminated Site Assessment and Remediation, Environmental Studies, Environmental and Social Impact Assessments, Air Quality and Green House Gas Emissions, Sustainability, Environmental Management and Planning, Geographic Information Systems, Rural Development, Waste Management, Geotechnical, Geoenvironmental, Hydrogeology and Water Resources.
Our commitment to excellence extends to our workplace where we offer a flexible work environment, competitive compensation and benefits including a generous RRSP program and an Employee Share Ownership Plan, in-house training programs, a strong emphasis on health and safety, support for continuing education and professional development, and the opportunity to work with and learn from senior technical experts and professionals.
Due to growth and internal opportunities in all areas of our operations SNC Lavalin Environment has an immediate opening for an experienced, career oriented Air Quality Scientist to join our Air and Climate Assessment team.
SUMMARY OF POSITION
The Senior Air Quality Scientist reports to the air lead in British Columbia. As a member of the growing Western Canadian air team, the candidate will be responsible for conducting air assessments, potentially including ambient monitoring activities, emission inventory development, carbon reduction planning and dispersion and/or meteorological modeling, with additional potential for international work. The responsibilities of the position(s) will also include developing proposals, business development, and mentoring and training staff to assist in our growth. Experience with air quality issues in the Lower Fraser Valley of British Columbia would be considered beneficial, as would experience participating in panel reviews or hearings. This is an excellent opportunity for an entrepreneurially minded environmental scientist to join a growing business group with excellent resources and opportunities in Western Canada and beyond.
Depending on the educational background and experience of the candidate, responsibilities may include:
Development of ambient monitoring programs (meteorological and air quality)
Emissions assessment (e.g., emissions inventories of common air contaminants and GHGs)
Regulatory meteorological and dispersion modeling;
Database emissions model development (e.g., activity based models for transportation)
'State of environment' investigations and reporting
Business development activities and liaising with clients
Assisting the air lead in strategic planning and further growth of the air services line of business
B.Sc. in Physics, Chemistry, Environmental Science or Engineering and several years of experience in an emissions or air quality related field. A higher level degree in air emissions or atmospheric modelling (or both) would be favoured (Masters, PhD).
Significant project management experience
Knowledge of provincial and federal air quality objectives and standards
Demonstrated capabilities for research and report writing, preferably with technical expertise in air quality issues.
Ability to collaborate with professional staff in the Burnaby office and staff in other SLE offices across the country (and internationally)
Strong organizational and time management skills
Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills are required as well as an aptitude for client liaison and marketing.
SNC-Lavalin Environment has considerable capacity in the field of air quality and meteorology and the chosen candidate will have access to professional mentoring and will be expected to collaborate with a team of dedicated practitioners who are very interested in the work they do. Personal initiative is considered a key asset, as is a strong work ethic and ability to learn independently.
May 16, 2012
Jun 15, 2012
Print this job
Apply for this job
Attach resume (*.doc, *.pdf, *.rtf only):
A confirmation email will be sent to your inbox as well.
Return to search results
WHO WE ARE
EP SUPPORT DOCUMENTS
POST A JOB
HR ASSESSMENT TOOL
Welcome to eco.ca. We are currently in BETA so if you experience any issues, please
let us know.