Morrison Hershfield is a multi-disciplinary consulting engineering and management firm located throughout the US and Canada. We are a dynamic, employee-owned, team-oriented firm with a diverse project list that ensures you will be working on exciting, high-profile and challenging projects. For more than 75 years, the people at Morrison Hershfield have been the leading force behind our continuous growth and the expansion of our services.
Here at Morrison Hershfield, we are committed to providing flexible work arrangements, to assist employees in fulfilling their multiple responsibilities at work, at home and in the community. Flexible work arrangements provide additional options for work schedules and locations. As we focus on project delivery, clients and staff, we have several working options available for working at Morrison Hershfield.
The Morrison Hershfield office in Whitehorse is committed to providing high quality engineering and environmental support for our clients throughout northern BC and Yukon. We are highly engaged in investing in Yukon and we are very committed to staying in Whitehorse.
Morrison Hershfield's goal is to ensure the development of safe, reliable and sustainable infrastructure to serve residential, commercial, industrial and institutional developments. From concept development through to operations and management, we provide a full range of land development services. Systems that handle traffic, stormwater, potable water and wastewater, as well as those that transmit power and communications are designed with quality, safety, efficiency, environment stewardship with future demands in mind.
We are currently seeking a Senior Hydrogeologist/Environmental Engineer to complement our innovative team in the Whitehorse office. The ideal candidate is someone that is interested in being a key member of our growing geo-environmental team with a strong focus on northern environmental practice.
Provide technical and strategic leadership in the growth of geo-environmental capacity within the Whitehorse Environmental Team. The geo-environmental discipline is defined to include geoscience (mainly geology, hydrogeology and associated disciplines) and environmental engineering (contaminated sites, solid waste, wastewater, clean energy projects).
Leading the design and delivery of geo-environmental assessments of all scales
Peer review of technical work
Mentorship and coaching of staff
Establishing a reputation for high level geo-environmental expertise and specialized services, internally (to other MH Business Units) and externally to existing and new clients.
Maintaining relationships with existing clients and building relationships with new clients
Creating winning proposals
Knowledge of geo-environmental specifics (e.g., soils and rock classification, borehole logging and geo-environmental data management and analysis, cross-section production)
Strong conceptual skills in evaluation of geological and hydrogeological systems
Direction of report writing, and preparation of specifications and estimates
Writing effective, professional level engineering reports
Project management of projects with small to moderate scope and complexity
P.Eng. or P.Geo. designation or eligible to register with EGBC/EY
B.A.Sc. or M.A.Sc. in Environmental Engineering or Geoscience
10 years or greater relevant experience in geo-environmental practice, either as a specialist (e.g, modeler) or generalist (e.g., project manager)
Experience working with various levels of government and the private sector
Direct experience with the regulatory environment in Yukon
Proven track record of success in delivering viable cost-effective solutions to geo-environmental related projects
Experience in planning, design, costing and management of geo-environmental projects
Strong interest in growing and developing the company's geo-environmental practice through the coaching / technical mentoring of staff
Ability to work well independently and in a strong team environment
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Morrison Hershfield is committed to having an inclusive and diverse workforce, with recruitment free of discrimination, ensuring all candidates are given a fair opportunity for employment. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.
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