SLR Consulting (Canada) Ltd
  • 29-Jan-2020 to 29-Mar-2020 (EST)
  • Land Quality & Remediation
  • Yellowknife, NT, CAN
  • Full Time

SLR is a leading global consulting firm.  SLR teams provide consulting and advisory services to various sectors including oil & gas, industry, built environment, federal government infrastructure, mining & minerals, power, and infrastructure.  We provide our clients with advice and support from a network of responsive and growing offices in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Australia and Africa.  

Our "one team" culture is the foundation on which our company is built. Our culture has been cherished and nurtured through almost 30 years of growth, more than 20 mergers and acquisitions, and expansion to five operating regions. The health and safety of our staff, clients, business partners and communities where we operate is central to that culture

SLR offers rewarding careers to all its staff and values and rewards customer care and commitment as well as technical expertise. SLR provides a healthy and dynamic work environment, challenging career opportunities and competitive compensation and benefit packages. If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunities for personal and professional growth, come shape your ambitions with SLR. 

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SLR has an opportunity for an Environmental Practitioner in our Yellowknife, Northwest Territories office. The role includes implementation of data collection programs (field work) and report writing.

Other duties include preparation of health and safety plans, coordination of field programs, supervision of subcontractors, preparation of field notes and environmental summary reports for work conducted, environmental monitoring, data entry and analysis, and air, soil, sediment, surface water, groundwater and soil vapour monitoring and sampling programs.

The ideal candidate will have strong ties to the local indigenous environmental community, local clientele.


  • Conduct field program involving sampling and monitoring of air, soil, sediment, surface water, groundwater, soil vapour and remediation system operation and maintenance
  • Participation in all facets of environmental or contaminated site projects including Phase I and II ESA and remediation projects (including project coordination, field sampling and reporting)
  • Conduct independent analysis, interpretations and conclusions
  • Assist in the preparation of environmental reports
  • Planning, reporting and tracking schedules and budget, all as part of project financial management
  • Identifying opportunities with existing and potential clients and work with other staff to develop these opportunities

Technical Skills / Abilities / Experience:

  • Work well independently including ability to work alone in remote location and adapt to conditions / resources
  • Ability to work well with other staff members and subcontractors in a team setting
  • Experience in contaminated site assessment and remediation programs preferred (previous co-op or internship experience will be considered)
  • Experience with various remedial techniques (i.e. excavation, ex-situ treatment, in-situ treatment and risk assessment) is an asset
  • Ability to understand regulatory requirements for the Northwest Territories
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiar with project management concepts, tools, and financial controls
  • Knowledge and practical application of Health & Safety requirements
  • Exposure to other environmental consulting services (i.e. hydrogeology, air quality, risk assessment) is an asset

Education / Qualification / Memberships:

  • Degree or a technical diploma in environmental science, engineering, geology, hydrogeology or related studies
  • Professional status or eligibility for professional status with a professional organization (i.e. GIT, EIT, AAg in Northwest Territories)
  • Valid driver's license

Personal Attributes:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Commitment to technical excellence, client care and safe work practices
  • Positive, reliable and energetic with strong work ethics

SLR is an equal opportunities employer. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact our HR team at We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. For details of our equal opportunities policy please contact a member of our HR team.

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