Environmental Specialist

(Competition #17-11-0192)

SUMMIT LIABILITY SOLUTIONS INC. is seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual to join the Environmental Assessment Services (EAS) Division as a full-time permanent and/or contract Environmental Specialist (Competition #17-11-0192) in Alberta. This position will require both field and office work based out of Calgary, AB.


You will carry out your duties in consultation with the Regional Manager/Project Manager, EAS on all matters. The primary duties include: organizing/managing work plans for selected Oil & Gas and Energy Sector clients, scheduling and follow up with office staff to ensure necessary field and office work is executed in a timely fashion. Specifically, primary duties will relate to front-end environmental assessments and environmental monitoring. You will draft, review and submit all daily field reports, diagrams, site observations as well as make site recommendations. You may also be responsible for technical reporting and support for regulatory applications. The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring the quality, cost efficiency and timeliness of deliverables.

You will be supported by the entire Summit organization which consists of a dynamic team of Professional Engineers, Biologists, Chemists and Agrologists, technical administrators, business development professionals, and an in-house IT department.

Candidates must be prepared to work in a multidisciplinary, fast paced project team environment and able to undertake a variety of project related tasks related to EAS.

  • A University Degree or College Diploma from a recognized institution – specializing in environmental science, biology, ecology, or related specialization.
  • Professional Designation or potential to obtain designation (P.Biol, R.P. Bio, P.Ag,  P.Eng)
  • A minimum of 3 years' direct experience in the environmental industry (Oil and Gas, Energy and Utilities)
  • Ability to lead wildlife surveys and assessments and conduct construction monitoring.
  • Broad experience and extensive knowledge of the Federal and Provincial regulatory framework
  • Experience supporting other biophysical disciplines (e.g., wetlands, fisheries and rare plant) field survey and assessments (asset)
  • Familiarity with the Alberta Wetland Policy, its associated Directives, and reporting requirements
  • Experience completing soil assessments
  • Experience with data management, analysis and interpretation, and determination of appropriate mitigation measures.
  • Excellent technical writing skills and experience writing technical reports and applications for federal and provincial projects.
  • Ability to take initiative, ownership and work independently with excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Experience building relationships with clients, regulators and stakeholders.
  • Familiarity with environmental effects assessments (asset).
  • Exceptional accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to travel to remote locations.
Company Information:

The Summit Group of Companies has become the industry leader in the environmental services sector with operations in Canada, the United States and Australia. Our company focuses on offering turnkey environmental management solutions to clients across various industries.

Summit’s vision is to be the most respected environmental solutions company, admired for its people, performance and innovation. If your passion and experience align with this vision, then Summit is for you! Visit our website,, for job postings.

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We appreciate your interest in working with Summit. Due to the volume of applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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