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  • Job reference: RMS0218115

Intermediate Environmental Engineer/Geoscientist

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 16/10/2019
  • Duration: full time - permanent
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The Role:
Your Key Responsibilities

- Manage tasks and projects according to approved scopes of work, and deliver quality reports on schedule and within budget
- Contribute to, and lead business development activities, including proposals, pre-qualifications, and relationship building with clients and prospective clients
- Interact and interface with clients and environmental regulators
- Participate in promoting the adherence to Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Policies, Procedures, Standards and Guidelines in the execution of all work
- Assists in analyzing current and emerging technical issues, and implementing actions to proactively address market, business, regulatory, and/or economic issues.
- Provide supervision, training, technical direction and mentoring to more junior staff
- Applies technical and business knowledge and methods to develop creative, effective, and economical solutions to address project concerns.
- Executes specific technical tasks or requirements for projects.
- Contributions to client's corporate profile through active participation in professional associations and committees.
- Conducts peer reviews of routine and moderately complex work by colleagues or more junior practitioners.
- Qualifies as a Quality Reviewer and undertakes quality reviews of project deliverables.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

- Demonstrates proficiency in promoting HSSE policies and procedures.
- Advanced skills in technical writing.
- Skilled in communications and technical information exchange with clients, engineers and scientists, government regulators and agencies, and academia, as well as non-technical communication to the public.
- Disciplined approach to project execution and technical excellence.
- Ability to provide written and verbal direction on project delivery.
- Shows leadership in striving to continuously improve technical performance.
- Champions new ideas and initiatives and creates an environment that supports creativity and innovation.
- Builds and maintains productive professional and personal networking relationships.
- Drives collaborative efforts within the region and beyond to deliver consistent, high quality and appropriately scoped technical work.
- Good driving record and valid driver's license required.

Education and Experience

- A degree in civil or environmental engineering, geology, hydrogeology or environmental science, or related field.
- Minimum 7-8 years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education (e.g., advanced degree) and experience.
- Licensed to practice as a professional engineer or geoscientist in the province of Newfoundland, or eligible to be licensed within 6 months.

Proficient in the completion of:
- groundwater resource evaluation, protection and management
- phased site assessments
- hazardous materials assessments
- emergency response
- human health and/or ecological risk assessments
- remedial action plan development
- design and implementation of compliance monitoring plans
- demonstrated success in developing and maintaining excellent client relationships

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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