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WSP Canada

Environmental Scientist

Port Hope, ON
Full Time
2 days ago
The Opportunity:

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our vibrant and dedicated team in Port Hope, On. You have more than three years of progressive experience primarily in contaminated sites investigation and remediation The primary focus of the position is supporting the community wide site investigation and remediation program of low level radioactive waste. We can help strengthen your technical and regulatory skills, as you work on multi-disciplinary projects that you will find both challenging and rewarding. You should enjoy being part of a close-knit team and appreciate the benefits that a large organization can bring, including career progression, access to vast technical expertise, having a dedicated mentor, being able to participate in employee resource groups, and more.

Why choose WSP?
  • We value and are committed to upholding a culture of inclusion and belonging
  • Our Flexible Work Policy - we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.
  • A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.
  • Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada.
  • Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things.
  • A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.


What you can expect to do here:
  • You are a champion of Health & Safety initiatives, being an ambassador for our Zero Harm safety culture - this is always your top priority, as it is ours
  • You stand with us in our promotion of Inclusion & Diversity, so that all of our colleagues feel comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work each day
  • You are well-supported by your colleagues from various disciplines and levels, helping you be successful in reaching your personal and project goals
  • You are willing to actively participate in site assessment activities including completing historical file reviews, preparing investigation work plans, remedial action plans and site investigation reports
  • You will be reporting on fieldwork investigations,
  • Youare taking the next step in advancing your career!

What you'll bring to WSP:

Recognising that not everyone will tick all the boxes, here are some of the key things you will bring to the team. We encourage you to apply if you know you can make a difference:
  • You have a positive and enthusiastic can-do attitude, and a willingness to both learn and share your knowledge
  • You are self-motivated, willing to be flexible and nimble, and able to think outside the box
  • You have at least a bachelor's degree in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Geoscience, Biology, or related discipline
  • You meet the academic qualifications to apply for or have a relevant professional designation in ON such as an EIT or GIT
  • A minimum of three years of experience in environmental consulting
  • Good understanding and application of contaminated sites investigation methods and legislation and previous experience with soil and ground water sampling
  • You are keen to be introduced to new computing programs, methodologies, and field equipment/techniques
  • You have clear and demonstrated communication skills, both verbally and in writing