Senior Environmental Scientist-ENV


Job Description

ECOH is currently looking for a Senior Environmental Scientist to join our growing Environmental Team, Mississauga. We are seeking an exceptionally talented and enthusiastic individual capable of working independently with a keen interest in environmental site assessment to join our team and advance their career. As a key member of the team, the successful candidate will be involved in a broad range of responsibilities relating to (but not limited to) Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs), Phase II ESAs, indoor air assessment programs, remediation programs, and potable water sampling programs.

Employment Type: Full Time, Permanent

ECOH is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available on request.

Roles & Responsibilities

Here is what you will be doing:

  • Perform Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments to support both due diligence (CSA) and regulatory (Records of Site Conditions, under Ontario Regulation 153/04) ESA programs.
  • Execute ESA field programs with a focus on:
    • Site reconnaissance;
    • Borehole drilling and monitoring well installation supervision;
    • Soil characterization and sampling;
    • Groundwater monitoring and sampling;
    • Monitoring well elevation surveying;
    • Indoor air/ soil vapour / sub-slab vapour sampling.
  • Monitor underground storage tank removal programs.
  • Conduct potable water sampling.
  • Assist project managers with subcontractor engagement and scheduling.
  • Oversee environmental remediation activities and liaise with site representatives and contractors.
  • Prepare technical reports, inclusive of data reduction and interpretation to applicable standards, guidelines and criteria, preparing borehole logs and site plans, and establishing conclusions and recommendations.
  • Develop and maintain positive client relationships.
  • Mentor and train junior environmental scientists.
  • Actively participate and champion ECOH’s health & Safety Program and serve as a positive role model to your colleagues.
  • Occasional evening and weekend work may be required.
  • Occasional travel may be required.


Here are the skills you will possess:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, Geoscience or Engineering and/or Diploma in Environmental Science.
  • 3-5 years of related working experience conducting field programs for environmental site assessment and/or remediation projects.
  • Prior field experience with soil and/or groundwater sampling and working with subcontractors including drilling contractors and remediation contractors.
  • Excellent writing, editing, technical and organizational skills along with the ability to problem solve.
  • Working knowledge of Ontario Regulation 153/04
  • Must already have or be eligible to obtain federal security clearance.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Show initiative in integrating creativity and innovation in all work tasks.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite including Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.
  • Availability to travel for work when required.
  • Availability to work outside core business hours.
  • Valid driver’s license, insurance & personal vehicle is required (work related travel expenses will be compensated)
  • Eligible for professional certification (P. Eng or P. Geo.) considered an asset.
  • Working knowledge of O.Reg 406/19 considered an asset.