Environmental Student - Environmental Services (Fall 2023) - ( 230002RL )
Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We are a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that is critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.
We are currently looking for an Engineering or Sciences student interested in a career in the environmental consulting field for the summer. This position would be based in Dartmouth, NS.
Stantec provides an exceptional opportunity to learn through practical experience, expert supervision and on-job training.
Your Key Responsibilities
Students will be introduced to a wide variety of environmental consulting activities, including:
- Field work: field sampling and data gathering on environmental projects of all types of media including soil, groundwater, surface water, sediment, air, noise, vibration and many more
- Project coordination: among Stantec field staff, office staff, the client and other parties such as government regulators and suppliers
- Data Management: collection, compilation and database applications of physical and chemical data
- Analysis: Desktop, computer and project team analysis of information and resources to identify and define solutions related primarily to environmental aspects such as air, water and the biophysical environment as well as socio-economic components
- Reporting: preparation of reports detailing the work carried out, results, conclusions and recommendations
- Proposal Writing: working independently and on proposal teams to create winning proposals including defining scope of work, qualified teams and cost budgeting
Your Capabilites and Credentials
The successful Co-op candidate must be a motivated, self-starter, who works well in a team environment. He/she must exhibit excellent written and oral communication skills. The successful candidate must also possess a valid drivers' license.
Education and Experience
Working towards a bachelor’s degree in environmental science or related field.
The student will benefit from working with Stantec’s multi-disciplinary team of scientists and engineers in a variety of ways:
- Practical experience in applying technical procedures and practices
- Exposure to management of environmental concerns for a variety of commercial, government and industrial client such as Remediation of contaminated sites and design of waste treatment facilities; air contaminant and greenhouse gas emissions management, environmental assessment and permitting of new projects and upgrades
- Learn about accurate testing and data analysis methods
- Experience using various software programs
- Develop and enhance interpersonal skills needed to succeed in a professional career
- Experience dealing with day to day consulting business responsibilities in a challenging work environment.
This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.
Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.
Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees will have access to health, dental, and vision plans, a well-being program, health care spending account, wellness spending accounts, group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, group tax-free savings account, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage, and paid time off.
Temporary/casual employees will have access to group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, and group tax-free savings account.
The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.
Primary Location : Canada-Nova Scotia-Dartmouth
Other Locations : Canada-New Brunswick-Fredericton, Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador-St. John's
Work Locations :
Organization : BC-1214 EnvSvcs-CA Atlantic Canada
Employee Status : Temporary
Job Level : Entry Level
Travel : No
Schedule : Full-time
Job Posting : Jul 25, 2023, 2:57:29 PM
Req ID: 230002RL
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