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Environmental Specialist CA2

Vancouver, BC

Under general supervision of a registered professional engineer, creates basic to moderate complexity water and wastewater treatment facilities, water and sewer systems, pipelines, pump stations, remediation sites, solid waste facilities, etc. engineering-related designs to meet client project requirements. 


Reviews draft designs and reports for compliance with federal, state and local regulations. 


Ensures that firm policies and practices are followed on all designs. Performs site reviews and studies, as needed, to ensure designs are aligned with location specifications. Updates design requirements as necessary. 


Performs water quality analyses and modeling. 


Contributes to firm's TKM by developing white papers and technical design documentation of new or special case designs, studies, etc. Submits technical papers and designs for publishing to technical journals. 


Performs other duties as required. May create or work with a team to create a poster or other presentation material for a conference. 


Note: All engineering-related work is reviewed and approved by a registered professional engineer.


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Civil, Environmental or Chemical Engineering or related discipline. 


1 year of related experience. 


Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.


Preferred Qualifications

Engineer-in-Training (EIT) or ability to register within 12 months of hire as EIT are preferred.


Amount of Travel Required 10% 


Background Check and Drug Testing Information

CDM Smith Inc. and its divisions and subsidiaries (hereafter collectively referred to as “CDM Smith”) reserves the right to require background checks including criminal, employment, education, licensure, etc. as well as credit and motor vehicle when applicable for certain positions.


In addition, CDM Smith may conduct drug testing for designated positions. Background checks are conducted after an offer of employment has been made in the United States. The timing of when background checks will be conducted on candidates for positions outside the United States will vary based on country statutory law but in no case, will the background check precede an interview. CDM Smith will conduct interviews of qualified individuals prior to requesting a criminal background check, and no job application submitted prior to such interview shall inquire into an applicant's criminal history.


If this position is subject to a background check for any convictions related to its responsibilities and requirements, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate.


In addition, during employment individuals may be required by CDM Smith or a CDM Smith client to successfully complete additional background checks, including motor vehicle record as well as drug testing.


Agency Disclaimer

All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms.


All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.


Pay Range Minimum $64,740

Pay Range Maximum $103,584

Business Unit" NAU

Group: WNC

Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular 

Employment Type: Local


Visa Sponsorship Available

No - Please note that all applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada, for the Company, at the time of hire. Furthermore, this is not a position for which the Company is offering immigration application sponsorship or support. 

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