Intermediate Environmental Professional (Full Time)


McElhanney Ltd.


Role Overview
McElhanney Ltd. is seeking a motivated individual to join our Prince Rupert, BC office as an Intermediate Environmental Professional (EP). The successful candidate will be an important member of our local environmental team and a focus on regional commercial and industrial environment site assessment and remediation projects. This includes stand-alone and integrated environmental projects. In this role, the EP will have the opportunity to lead environmental projects.
The successful candidate will also be an important member of McElhanney’s growing environmental group and will have the opportunity to work with a team of more than 45 environmental professionals with a wide range of expertise based in BC, Alberta and Saskatchewan.


  • Completion of all stages of environmental site assessments (Phase I/II/III ESAs) including proposal preparation, field planning and execution, data collection and interpretation, report preparation, and remediation recommendations
  • Participation in the planning and execution of other environmental projects and field programs (i.e. environmental monitoring, erosion and sediment control, surface and groundwater monitoring, sediment and soil sampling, etc.)
  • Leading small and medium sized environmental site assessment projects as the project manager
  • Preparing and adhering to site-specific health and safety plans
  • Coordinating subcontracting specialties as required and supervising subcontractors for ground disturbance and utility location, borehole drilling, well installation and test pit excavation
  • Assisting with preparing and coordinating permit application, licenses, and approvals
  • Providing environmental advice and solutions internally and externally to guide design and assist with planning
  • Providing support to other departments (survey, geotechnical engineering, materials testing, and civil engineering) to learn about and develop a holistic approach to project execution
  • Other duties as assigned


  • At least 5-7 years of relevant work experience
  • Relevant University degree in Environmental Science or Environmental Engineering
  • Registration in good standing as a professional engineer, geologist, biologist, or applicable professional designation in British Columbia, or eligibility to be registered. We will consider candidates that do not have a professional designation but have demonstrated experience working in the environmental consulting industry, though professional designation is preferred
  • Demonstrated experience with proposal preparation, environmental site assessments, permitting, and reporting.
  • Construction related experience is an asset
  • Strong project management abilities. Previous education and experience leading and managing projects is considered an asset
  • Experience with computer modeling programs (eg. AutoCAD, Civil 3D, gINT, etc.) and GIS applications (eg. ArcGIS, Survey123, etc.) is considered an asset
  • Proven report writing experience and strong communication abilities
  • High productivity, attention to detail, and an ability to work well independently and in a team environment are essential
  • Sound business acumen, client liaison skills and a keen entrepreneurial spirit, with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability and interest to travel and work on remote projects, and willingness to work overtime and on weekends, as necessary
  • Possession of a valid BC driver’s license is required at the time of hire

How to Apply

If this is the opportunity for you, apply now or visit to apply online. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.