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Entry / Junior Environmental Consultant

Whitby, Ontario
Entry / Junior Environmental Consultant
Advancing People, Environment and Business! Does that statement resonate with you? Do you enjoy working with an engaged team towards a common goal? Do you regularly question the norm and come up with creative solutions to problems? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions we might have the perfect role for you!
 
PGL Environmental Consultants’ is seeking an
Entry / Junior Level Environmental Consultant to join our team. This role is based on 37.5 hours per week and based out of our Whitby office and/or your home office. 


PGL is committed to advance our people and company by creating a sense of belonging for every employee and by being equitable, diverse, and inclusive. We recognize that our community will be strengthened by the inclusion of a wide range of views and perspectives, informed by different backgrounds and life experiences. We want every employee to feel they have equal opportunities for growth at PGL and strive to include, embrace, promote, and celebrate differences of race, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, physical, and mental abilities.

Responsibilities:
  • Soil, groundwater, surface water, and soil vapour sampling;
  • Drilling investigations (Phase II ESAs);
  • Site remediation;
  • Budgeting, reporting;
  • Reviewing policies and systems; and
  • Contributing to PGL’s corporate initiatives.
As training progresses, you will be expected to supervise remediation and drilling contractors.  Hands on experience in the field will progress towards project management, directing others in the field and preparing reports.  As your career develops, report writing and client contact will become an important component of the position. Ideally we are seeking candidates with strong people skills and the ability to work in a team environment. Interest in gaining consulting experience is required.
 

Job Requirements:
  • Post-secondary education in Engineering or Science (environmental, geological, geotechnical, chemical);
  • 0 - 5 years of consulting experience with exposure to contaminated site assessments;
  • Ability to register as a professional (in-training) in the Province of ON is an asset (QP, EIT, GIT, etc.);
  • Comfortable working on job sites (including but not limited to construction sites, gas stations, around traffic and heavy equipment);
  • Experience with soil and groundwater testing and hydrogeology is an asset but not a requirement;
  • Proficient with computers and Microsoft Office suite products. Knowledge of EsDat is an asset but not a requirement;
  • Excellent internal and external client service skills;
  • Valid Driver’s license, with a clear driving record, in ON is required;
  • Ability to travel and work in potentially remote locations, generally in the province of ON;
  • Ability to work hours based on project requirements;
  • Ability to lift and carry equipment and materials weighing up to 25 lbs. for short durations.
If you are looking to join a great team that values creativity, collaboration and employee engagement please apply online (http://www.pggroup.com/join_team.htm). This job posting will be open until Monday, October 18th, 2021.  Our ideal candidate will be able to start in November. All successful applicants will be contacted via email.

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