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Intermediate Biologist

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United Kingdom  Dartmouth, United Kingdom
Architecture/Construction, English

Job Description:

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 48,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 8,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We are among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.

At WSP :

* We value our people and our reputation

* We are locally dedicated with international scale

* We are future focused and challenge the status quo

* We foster collaboration in everything we do

* We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable


At WSP our Ecology team is providing environmental services that include biophysical studies to position WSP as a leader in the market. We're looking for an Intermediate Biologist to join our Environment team, located in our Dartmouth, NS office. Reporting to the Ecology and EIA Team Lead, you will participate in participate in multidisciplinary projects in a variety of sectors with a wide range of complexity.

A day in the life:

* As an Intermediate Biologist you will assist in managing projects from proposal stage to final reports;

* Assisting in the design and implementation of project/study work plans with a focus on marine, wetland and aquatic habitats;

* Completing various environmental baseline surveys and/or assessments (fish, fish habitat, water quality, riparian vegetation, and aquatic resources);

* Performing background research and analysis, including consultation with government agencies;

* Executing site-specific field data collection for the Environmental Group across the Atlantic region;

* Coordinating and conducting various construction environmental monitoring requirements, liaise with contractors and site-based consultants;

* Analyzing, evaluating and interpreting data while providing results within the scope and objective(s) of the specific project;

* Preparing technical reports, permitting applications, environmental impact assessments and other associated documents;

* Providing technical expertise to WSP groups on issues associated with ecological sciences;

* Promoting health and safety in the workplace.

* Delivering high quality reports on time and within budget, drawing upon technical and scientific knowledge, training and experience;

* Managing small to medium-sized projects, communicating with clients and reporting to senior staff

* You will be involved in occasional field work and travel is required and other duties as assigned/required.

We'd love to hear from you if you have...

* A University degree (B.Sc or M.Sc) in Environmental Science, Biology, Ecology or other relevant Natural Sciences degree

* Intermediate level experience in ecological studies (including wetlands, wildlife, and/or aquatics. Additional consideration for those with specialization in marine ecology.

* Experience in field assessments and data collection requirements for ecological sciences

* Experience in analyzing and writing environmental baseline survey reports, permit applications and environmental assessments;

* Experience with construction activities and liaising with contractors and knowledge of Federal and Provincial legislation;

* Excellent communication and written skills with a demonstrated ability to write detailed technical reports and communicate effectively with clients and colleagues

* Ability to function in a team environment with representatives from a wide array of disciplines

* Valid Drivers License

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Posted on: 26 Nov 2021
Industry: Consulting
Languages: English
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