Junior EHS Specialist
City : Dartmouth, NS
Category : Environment - Enviro Management
Industry : Engineering
Employer : WSP
DARTMOUTH, FREDERICTON or MONCTON
We are a global leader in the Earth and Environment sector. Globally headquartered in Montreal, where it all began, we proudly serve communities from coast to coast and beyond. We have over 14,000 multidisciplinary professionals worldwide collaborating daily to protect and conserve natural landscapes, create firm foundations for communities to stand on, and champion sustainable development to combat climate change.
As part of the team, you will have access to an unparalleled network of resources, expertise, and endless opportunities to collaborate on exciting projects with diverse teammates from marine biologists to geophysicists to geotechnical engineers and more.
WSP has a new opportunity for a Junior Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Consultant on a full-time basis based in Dartmouth, Fredericton or Moncton. Our team is growing, and as a result, we are looking for you to join our multi-disciplinary team of occupational/industrial hygienists, EHS compliance professionals, environmental professionals, and hazardous materials managers in Nova Scotia and the Atlantic region. As a Junior EHS Consultant, you will work on projects involving hazardous material management/remediation and other EHS-related projects.
We look forward to welcoming you to the WSP team! The Junior EHS Consultant will be involved in a broad range of responsibilities including:
- Assisting clients in maintaining compliance with regulatory requirements.
- Fieldwork and report preparation.
- Maintaining positive relationships with clients.
- Frequent travel to sites
- 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.
- Our Hybrid Work Policy - a combination of in-person and remote working, enables us to purposefully think of how we work, who we need to work with, and where the work should be done.
- 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.
A day in the life:
- Conducting indoor air quality and potable water assessments.
- Conducting building assessments for hazardous materials, including asbestos, lead, and mould.
- Conducting occupational exposure assessments in a variety of workplace settings.
- Providing on-site inspection services for hazardous materials abatement and environmental remediation projects, including contractor oversight, air sampling, and reporting.
- Analyzing airborne fibre samples.
- Developing and maintaining good working relations with existing and prospective clients.
- From time to time, due to the nature of work, you may be required to work away from home, overnight as well as on certain weekends – any travel will be covered by the company.
- You will always ensure health and safety policies are followed at all sites and take WSP's Life Saving Rules to heart.
What you'll bring to WSP ...
- Enrolled in a technical or degree program related to EHS, occupational health, environmental science or a related discipline.
- Knowledge of occupational health and safety legislation.
- Working knowledge of industrial hygiene practices and indoor air quality assessments including maintenance and calibration of field equipment.
- Experience in providing services and/or training in hazardous materials management considered as asset.
- Availability and willingness to travel periodically within Canada and beyond as required, occasionally for extended periods of time. Frequency and duration of travel and site work will depend on business and client needs.
- Possess excellent oral and writing skills.
- Excellent interpersonal skills with a commitment to execute and deliver the highest quality service.
- The ability to work weekends and evenings as required to meet project commitments.
- You enjoy fieldwork and like to work autonomously – think the opposite of your standard 9-5 desk job!
- You’ve got access to a vehicle and a clean Driver’s Abstract, and you know your way around AutoCAD and the MS Office suite of products.
- You want to experience what it’s like to work for the leading environmental consulting firm globally and be part of a growing and thriving team!