Senior Environmental Scientist (Hazardous Building Materials)

– Ottawa, Toronto, Kingston, Kitchener, Sudbury, Montreal, Gatineau

IH/OHS · Toronto, Ontario (Hybrid)

The Opportunity:

Our client is searching for a Senior Environmental Scientist who is ready for a challenge! The individual will work as part of a multi-discipline team of industrial hygienists and occupational health & safety professionals, delivering quality IH/OHS services to thier clients in a variety of sectors, including (but not limited to) manufacturing, industrial, health care, education, mining, construction, and government (federal, provincial, and municipal). Thier ideal candidate will be growth and development-motivated and client-focused, quality-oriented, and thrive in a high-energy, fast-paced environment.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the full cycle of client projects: proposal writing, IH/hazardous material strategy development, conducting and/or supervising field work, analyzing and interpreting results, abatement specification and cost estimation and report writing.
  • Coach and mentor junior staff during field site investigation and reporting activities with respect to projects.
  • Participate in complex project fieldwork, including visits to sites and client meetings.
  • Interpret and analyze sample results in relation to legislative requirements and/or industry-accepted guidelines.
  • Senior technical and peer review for proposals and reporting deliverables.
  • Senior technical and peer review for proposals and reporting deliverables.
  • Grow new and maintain strong client relationships in various strategic markets in collaboration with Market Leaders and Operations Team to continue to enhance the practice in the company.
  • Act as a health and safety resource for others within the company.

Key Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Science or Engineering (Master’s Degree or higher would be considered an asset).
  • Possession of a professional designation such as Registration as a Registered Occupational Hygienist (ROH) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) or Professional Engineer would be considered an asset.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of relevant experience, preferably in a dynamic consulting work environment with relevant experience in industrial hygiene, hazardous building materials and the indoor environment.
  • Ability to adapt behavior, opinions, tactics and strategies to different situations, individuals, or changing priorities.
  • Advanced technical knowledge of the principals and comprehensive practice of hazardous building material surveys, abatement and contract management.
  • Strong exposure judgment and strategic thinking for IH/OH issues with practical solutions.
  • Proficient in the use of IH-related equipment such as sampling pumps, sound level meters, IAQ monitors, dosimeters, and a variety of direct-reading instruments.
  • Knowledge of provincial, territorial, and federal occupational health and safety legislation.
  • Knowledge and experience working in a northern environment are considered an asset.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Experience planning a project budget and managing team assignments.
  • Creates a mutually respectful, positive, and high-performing work environment. Ability to build strong team commitment and foster collaboration.
  • Currently holds or is eligible to obtain a “Secret Level II” security clearance.
  • Highly effective communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Travel and occasional periods away from your normal place of work may be required.
  • Fluency in English (spoken and written), French fluency is an asset.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.

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