Junior Environmental Scientist – Yukon

Junior Environmental Scientist – Yukon


Job Position: Junior Environmental Scientist – Yukon

Company: Ausenco

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Location: Whitehorse, YT

Junior Environmental Scientist – Yukon Job Details:


Junior Environmental Scientist – Yukon

If you’re like us, you don’t have much time for the way things are.

Ausenco is a global company redefining what’s possible. Our team is based across 26 offices in 14 countries, with projects in over 80 locations worldwide. Combining our deep technical expertise with a 30-year track record, we deliver innovative, value-add consulting studies, project delivery, asset operations and maintenance solutions to the mining & metals, oil & gas, and industrial sectors.

No matter what the project, we help our clients to advance their resources by interweaving them with ours.

The Ausenco Sustainability team is looking for a junior engineer, environmental scientist, or environmental technologist who is excited to build a solid foundation in environmental field work; learning about monitoring for water quality and quantity, fish, air quality, wildlife, vegetation, and soils. We are looking for a highly motivated individual based in the Yukon, with excellent technical and interpersonal skills, to work with our talented team in delivering outstanding service to our clients in the Yukon. Your primary focus will be to assist Project Managers, senior scientists, and engineers on environmental-related projects.

About the opportunity:

In this role, you will have the opportunity to learn a wide variety of field skills and the environmental consulting business including analysis and interpretation of field data and development of mitigation measures.

Working closely with Project Managers and senior field staff you will perform activities such as:

· Collection of field measured data for air quality, water quality, hydrology, terrestrial mapping, and fish and wildlife habitat.

· Collection of samples for fish tissue, wildlife DNA, water quality, air quality, soils, and vegetation.

· Provision of field monitoring for wildlife e.g., bird surveys, caribou behaviour and movement, bat migration and nesting.

· Compiling, processing, and verifying field-collected and analytical data.

· Developing or supporting environmental reporting, including researching, gathering data, and drafting/editing text developed by technical disciplines.

· Reviewing and providing input to client invoices, including expenses, sub-contractor and supplier invoices, and equipment rental.

· Supporting communication between clients, environmental teams, engineering teams, and regulatory agencies.

· Timely and accurate reporting of field activities (daily, monthly, and incidents).



About you:

· Bachelor of Science in environmental science, biology/ecology or engineering or a Technical Diploma in environmental technology

· 1-3 years industry experience preferably within the environmental sector. New graduates also considered

· Willingness to work outside in adverse weather conditions for potentially extended periods at a time

· Ability to be registered as a Professional (E.I.T., G.I.T., A.I.T., B.I.T.) is preferable

· Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

· Excellent organizational abilities and detailed oriented

· Comfortable working with small tools or environmental equipment (e.g., water quality meters, air monitoring equipment, etc.)

· Proficient with computers

· A valid driver’s license

· Ability to work with intermediate and senior staff and within project teams on various projects of differing complexity

· Ability to work effectively with sub-contractors

Why Ausenco?

We support individual growth and aim to allow you to work in a way that plays to your strengths. Beyond a competitive remuneration package we offer:

Career advancement – Embark on a journey of continuous growth through technical training, mentorship initiatives, and networking opportunities

Work Life Balance – Experience the best of both worlds with our hybrid work model, allowing you to balance office days with working from home; and progressive parental leave benefits to foster family needs and professional life

Holistic approach to wellness – Take a proactive approach to your overall wellbeing. Access to confidential counselling, information services and a benefits program that supports your health & wellness

Accessible leadership team – Work with highly reputable industry leaders who value your contribution.

Our people don’t settle for the status quo. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and want to help set a new standard in sustainability, we’ll help you find your place. This means working with you to develop a unique career path and skillset to match your ambition.

We’re proud of the work we do, and we do it within a culture that is open, honest, and cooperative. We have a history of attracting visionary people who embrace challenges and deliver creative solutions for every project, and your voice is an important part of the conversation.

As a global company we embrace and encourage diversity in its fullest sense – gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, experience, nationality, colour, language, religion, location, disability, education, skills, working styles and time availability. Our work environments are based on mutual trust and respect for the rights and opportunities of every individual.

#LI-Hybrid, #LI-JY1

Join us and work a better way.

How to Apply?

If you believe you’re a great fit for the role of Junior Environmental Scientist – Yukon Apply Now!

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