Career Opportunity

Senior Environmental Scientist / Engineer – Water Quality Effects Assessment

At Knight Piésold, we believe in the one-team approach, with everyone working together toward achieving a shared goal.  Our engineers and scientists develop their skills through working on a mix of diverse projects, our knowledge-sharing culture, career mentoring program and collaborating with top professionals in the industry.

We are seeking applicants for the position of a Senior Environmental Scientist/Engineer in our Vancouver office.  Candidates should have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a related science or engineering discipline along with a minimum of 8 years of experience in a water quality related profession.  Registration, or eligibility for registration, as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.), Professional Geoscientist (P.Geo.), Professional Biologist (R.P.Bio) or other related Professional registration in BC is required.

The successful applicant will possess the following attributes:

  • Strong planning, organization and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrated success with regulatory review processes
  • High level of experience in deterministic and stochastic mass-balance water quality modeling
  • Strong ability to interpret water quality baseline and predictions in support of Canadian and International Social and Environmental Impact Assessments (SEIAs) in the mining and energy sectors
  • Professional leadership experience in mining, mine water quality predictions, and the environmental assessment process, with a developed industry network
  • Ability to manage office and field aspects of water quality programs (surface and ground) and provide guidance and continual improvements to field programs

We place a strong emphasis on developing practical solutions to meet our Client’s needs, and preference will be given to individuals with excellent communication, report writing capabilities and interpersonal skills in addition to strong technical competence.

Knight Piésold is committed to employment equity and encourage all qualified applicants to apply by emailing a resume and cover letter to vancouver@knightpiesold.com.