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Junior Environmental Scientist

Company: AIMS Environmental
Location : Markham,ON

* This is an ECO Canada internship position. Preference will be given to pre-approved candidates. For more information on this program please visit: https://www.eco.ca/employers/internship-program/
Company Profile

Organizational Information:
AiMS Environmental is a multi-disciplinary engineering consulting firm which caters to the real estate industry by providing environmental engineering expertise to the financial sector; as well as industrial and commercial property managers, realtors, developers, architects, and lawyers.

AiMS Environmental is a friendly place where you can build enduring relationships, achieve a work/life balance, and gain experience in all aspects of the environmental consulting industry.

Job Description

AiMS Environmental currently has a vacancy for an entry level, Junior Environmental Scientist to join our Phase I/II Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) team.  This is a full-time (35 hours/week) position.  We are seeking a dynamic, analytical, self-motivator who has proven field work experience, demonstrates sound research skills, and has an excellent oral and written ability.

In addition to your salary, you will receive a comprehensive benefits package, which includes a medical and dental plan; extended health care and prescription drugs coverage; and life insurance along with long term disability. 

We also encourage our staff to achieve their career goals by providing financial aid for professional development education and/or membership to a professional association.

Phase I ESA Job Duties:
• Compiling historical documentation
• Conducting building/property inspections
• Preparing comprehensive Phase I ESA Reports

Phase II ESA Job Duties:
• Fieldwork Supervision of Boreholes/Monitoring Wells
• Soil Logging, Sampling/Groundwater Monitoring, Sample Screening
• Preparation of Sampling & Analyses Plans and Phase Two ESA Report

This is a general description of roles and responsibilities.  Other duties or tasks may be assigned as required.  Management retains the right to modify any portion of this job description at any time.

Minimum Qualifications:
• A University Degree in: General or Applied Science, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Geography, or Physical Geology.

• Experience conducting Phase I and/or Phase II Environmental Site Assessments and/or Remediation projects in conjunction with the Environmental Protection Act; specifically Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Z768-01 and
Z769-00 guidelines and Ontario Regulation 153/04 and 511/09.

• Must possess a valid Ontario "G" driver’s license and have access to a vehicle.

Asset Qualifications:
• Ability to write technical reports.
• Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs and AutoCAD.
• Works well independently, with minimal supervision.
• Able to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions.
• Willing to travel across the GTA, with some out of town work.
• Solid time management and organizational skills are a necessity.