Environmental Technologist/Junior Engineer - Municipal Group of Companies

Bedford , Nova Scotia

The Municipal Group of Companies is a large, diversified organization engaged in all major aspects of the heavy civil construction, mining and environmental services within the Atlantic Provinces.  We are currently seeking an Environmental Technologist/Junior Engineer to join our growing Environmental Department based out of either Bedford, NS or one of our NB offices. This position will be 8:30am – 5pm Monday – Friday or as defined by project requirements.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct Environmental inspections and monitoring at MGC facilities for compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Collect soil, surface and groundwater samples as per industry and MGOC protocols
  • Monitor & track various environmental performance indicators
  • Increase effectiveness of MGC’s Environmental Best Practices and awareness of MGCs Environmental Management Plan
  • Collaborate with MGC staff on various environmental issues
  • Liaise with regulatory inspectors
  • Prepare and review comprehensive Environmental reports and summarize the information for Senior Management
  • Emergency response related to Environmental Incidents
  • Assist in the development of Environmental key performance indicators
  • Review and provide input on activities in the environment (wetland alteration planning, remediation, culvert installation, etc.)
  • Assist with surface water management, water monitoring and reporting
  • Any other duties as required. 

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, and Experience:

  • A degree or diploma from a recognized university or college in a natural or physical science or engineering with specialization in erosion and sedimentation controls, fisheries biology, aquatic biology, ecology and/or another related discipline.
  • 2-3 years’ experience in a similar position preferred. 
  • Demonstrate experience in collaboration with regulators.                                                     
  • Demonstrate the ability to work within a multidisciplinary team environment.
  • Experience with sedimentation and erosion control techniques;
  • Ability to work as part of an environmental team; 
  • Strong time and priority management skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Professional attitude, punctual, assertive and personable;
  • High level of sound and independent judgment and reasoning;
  • Ability to respond in pressure situations with a calm demeanor and high sense of urgency.
  • Experience preparing reports and detailed inspection forms;
  • Knowledge of various computer tracking systems such as SharePoint
  • A valid Class 5 Driver’s License.
  • Flexibility to travel across the Maritime Provinces when required.

A comprehensive compensation package is offered with this position along with opportunities for advancement and training and development.

Application Process:

Completed applications should be submitted to:

Human Resources
Attention: Jessica Wilson
Via Email:  jessica.wilson@dexter.ca

Please reference “Environmental Technologist/Junior Engineer” in the subject line.

We are an equal opportunity employer that encourages all interested candidates to submit a
detailed resume.

We would like to thank all those who apply; however only those selected for an interview will be notified.