Intermediate Environmental Specialist/Scientist

Millennium EMS Solutions Ltd.
Prairie Rose 309, SK
Added: April 20, 2024
As an Intermediate Environmental Specialist/Scientist, you will be part of MEMS Reclamation and Construction service group in the preparation and execution of site assessments, remediation and reclamation projects. Assist in assessing projects according to Alberta and BC Environment reclamation criteria for abandoned well sites; and conducting Detailed Site Assessments, Phase 2 ESAs, Phase 3 ESA’s, supervision of reclamation projects and technical report writing for clients throughout Western Canada. This full time position requires a combination of office and field work (20/80 split) in a demanding consultative environment.


  • Planning, managing and implementing field programs, evaluating collected information; preparing professional reports, and ensuring quality assurance and quality control.
  • Development of cost estimates and work plans based on project requirements and client needs.
  • Ensure all client safety requirements, reporting, and field execution expectations are met.
  • File compilation, organization of field data, interpretation of laboratory results, maps, survey plans and air photos.
  • Synthesize published and site-specific information to present a concise interpretation of the site conditions and develop a reclamation conceptual site model to assist in understanding and communicating key site issues (regional or local ecosystems).
  • Field programs can include, but are not limited to, vegetation monitoring and maintenance, Phase 1 ESA site visits, detailed site assessments, pre-reclamation assessments, remediation and reclamation projects.
  • Complete file reviews and reporting of Environmental Site Assessments, including but not limited to remediation reports, detailed site assessment reports and reclamation certificate application compilation.
  • Application of current regulatory criteria, specifically the 2010 Reclamation Criteria for Wellsites and Associated Facilities and Alberta Tier 1 and 2 Soil and Groundwater Remediation Guidelines, BC Contaminated Sites Regulation and BC ER Certificate of Restoration program.
  • Working with contractors and accurate field cost tracking of expenses, contractors and timely reporting of change order needs.
  • Communicate effectively with Project managers and internal personnel as required, including within multidisciplinary teams.
  • Mentor staff on execution of field work (including remediation and reclamation projects, supervision of sub-contractors, data collection and field documentation, cost and expense tracking and daily field tickets, application of MEMS Safety Management System and Quality Management System on field work) and preparation of cost estimates and reports.
  • Peer review of work plans, cost estimates, reports and applications as part of the trajectory to senior review.
  • Support the remediation and reclamation discipline and actively pursue opportunities to promote the development of the service group, and
  • other duties as assigned.

What You Bring

  • Experience in the execution and management of site assessments and reclamation, focusing on the oil and gas industry.
  • Eligibility for membership in a relevant professional organization is required.
  • Knowledge and experience with the 2010 Reclamation Criteria and Guidelines as well as the Tier 1 and Tier 2 Remediation Guidelines.
  • Knowledge and experience with the BC Contaminated Sites Regulation and BC OGC Certificate of Restoration program
  • Knowledge of the reclamation certificate application process and a strong understanding of agricultural, forestry and oilfield practices.
  • Must be able to meet the requirements of site access as dictated by our clients, this may include pre-access drug, alcohol and fitness testing, and
  • possess a valid, non-GDL Class 5 Drivers license.

Other Knowledge And Skills

  • Strong understanding of agriculture, forestry and oilfield industry; including associated practices and sciences.
  • Knowledge of reclamation certificate application process.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience driving, hauling a trailer and operating ATVs.
  • Able to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic and be able to work effectively in a multi‑disciplinary setting.
  • Good organizational skills and strong attention to detail.
  • Willingness to travel; and
  • excellent safety attitude.

About MEMS

Millennium EMS Solutions Ltd. (MEMS) is an employee-owned environmental consultancy providing environmental, health and engineering services across western Canada since 1998. We are known for our credibility, integrity, technical competence, and our talented staff. We meet and exceed the needs of our client’s projects because we are prepared technically, professionally, and logistically. We are delivery-oriented and deliver superior, cost-effective services.

Why Choose MEMS?

MEMS believes in supporting employees in achieving their career goals while maintaining a healthy work-life balance.

In addition to rewarding job opportunities, we offer an attractive employee package, including

  • Competitive salaries
  • Comprehensive benefits package including flex benefits for extended health care, dental care, vision, life insurance, short term disability insurance, long term disability insurance, critical illness insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Employee share-ownership plan
  • Group RRSP matching plans
  • Employee wellness programs
  • Career development planning
  • Flexible hours
  • Compensation for subscription and accreditation fees.

Equal Opportunity Statement

MEMS practices equal opportunity and fair hiring practices when filling positions and will hire the most qualified individuals based on their knowledge, skills, abilities and other competencies. MEMS has adopted this philosophy to ensure all employees, and potential candidates are considered for employment opportunities through a consistent, fair and barrier-free approach.

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