Water Resource/Aquatic Scientist

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Opportunity ID 235-20171204 Location Edmonton, Alberta
Type Full Time Experience (Years) 8+
Date Posted January 29, 2018 Expertise(s) Environmental Assessment & Planning, Water and Earth Sciences, Water Resources
Deadline Open Third-Party Recruiter No

why you should be interested

We are the environmental division of Associated Engineering, one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. An employee-owned, Canadian company, we provide a wide range of environmental consulting services to a client base that is well diversified between public and private sectors. Our environmental science and management services are well integrated with those of our engineering colleagues, providing opportunities to work with talented people across disciplines and throughout western and northern Canada.

Your background is in water resources (surface water hydrology, aquatic sciences or water quality, with experience in environmental assessment/water resource/water quality studies) as part of multi-disciplinary teams. You have experience managing projects and can apply Alberta’s regulatory processes to projects across disciplines and client sectors. You have a critical mind for business strategies, and proven abilities to generate work and new opportunities. 

We offer a culture that promotes entrepreneurial spirit within the stability of a well-established company. Our growing Edmonton office provides many professional development and advancement opportunities for those with an aptitude for consulting.

how you'll contribute to our company

Responsibilities will include the following:

  • Serving as the Technical Lead and/or Project Manager on projects within the fields of water resources and environmental assessment
  • Generating new business opportunities and maintaining client relationships in the industrial, municipal, and commercial sectors
  • Contributing to and leading multi-disciplinary projects, and working closely with other aquatic professionals
  • Supporting the development of the team and mentoring staff
  • Working with a dynamic team of environmental scientists and engineers

what you will bring to the table

You should have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Masters degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. aquatic sciences, water quality, physical geography, earth science, or hydrology)
  • Minimum 8 years of post-graduation experience in environmental consulting
  • Scientific background with experience in environmental assessment, water resources/quality management, and/or watershed planning
  • Registration with a professional organization in Alberta
  • A demonstrated leader with a track record of work winning and contributing to the growth and sustainability of a team 
  • A strong understanding of relevant provincial and federal legislation, regulation and permitting processes

how you'll showcase your fit to the position

If you have the right background and would like to join a Platinum Club Member of Canada's Best Managed Companies Program, please forward your resume in confidence to:

Human Resources
Associated Engineering
500-9888 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 5C6

Fax: 250-545-3654
E-Mail: hr-env@ae.ca

Please include position title and location in the subject line if you are e-mailing your application. We thank all applicants, but will only contact those candidates selected for interviews.


AE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and members of the LGBT community to apply. For applicants with disabilities, accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We are also committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information and as such, it will be used for recruitment and employment purposes only.