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Junior Environmental Project Manager

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Location: Guelph, ON, Canada

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Hello.  We are GEI.

Some of the world’s most pressing problems – from climate change to sustainable development, to critical infrastructure and the future of our energy supply – need our brightest and diverse minds working together to create safer, more resilient communities for tomorrow.  

We are technical experts, collaborators, and entrepreneurs who draw from diverse backgrounds to solve our clients’ most complex challenges.  

With nearly 60 offices across North America, we offer a range of engineering, science, and technical consulting services. Our range of expertise, project types, and culture make us the choice for top talent in the AEC industry.

Employee-owned. Employee-focused.

As a 100% employee-owned company, our employees support our flat leadership structure, have a say in how our business operates and benefit from our financial success. We are committed to employee growth with career development opportunities, competitive total rewards, a well-being program, flexible work arrangements and more.  Our company culture is driven by our 4 Cs – we are Client-Centered, Curious, Collaborative, and Community Minded – which support our focus on sustainability, safety, diversity, equity and inclusion. Get to know us better by visiting GEI’s career site here.

Your role at GEI.

To augment our exciting and continued growth, we are looking for the next up and coming stars in the hydrogeological, environmental, geotechnical and materials testing & inspections fields to contribute to bringing this value-based service to our clients.  Our projects vary in size, type, scope and complexity and include both private and public clients.

Job Description

GEI is seeking respected professionals who aspire to have a positive impact on GEI’s growing design team and are interested in working collaboratively with a talented team of design, management, and technical leaders. GEI will provide a unique opportunity to collaborate across multiple practices to successfully deliver hydrogeological, geotechnical and environmental design/engineering solutions for our clients in the Ontario Market.

The Canadian operation of GEI is expanding in the Ontario market and GEI is looking for an Environmental Project Manager to join our existing technical team working on projects across Ontario and expand our environmental and hydrogeological engineering services. To provide flexibility, this opportunity can be physically based out of Kitchener, Markham, Barrie or remotely. GEI’s earth sciences practice in Ontario is predominantly based out of Barrie and Markham, Ontario, and an expectation would be to be present for 1 to 2 days per week in the Markham or Barrie branch office to promote in-person collaboration with the team.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and execute proposals and subsequent scope of work, including oversight and management of all phases of field activities and co-ordination of reports with office team and clients.
  • Organize and conduct drilling for Geotechnical, Hydrogeologic and Environmental Investigations.
  • Prepare, execute, and supervise Excess Soil Management investigations and ensure compliance with the Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) regulations (O.Reg. 406/19).
  • Phase I Due Diligence and Phase One Record of Site Conditions (RSC) Environmental Site Assessments are written in compliance with the Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) regulations.
  • Phase II and Phase Two Record of Site Conditions (RSC) Environmental Site Assessments are written in compliance with the Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) regulations.
  • Remediation reports are written in compliance with the Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) regulations.
  • Environmental Investigations are completed including soil and groundwater sampling per Ontario regulations 153/04, test pits, drilling, sub-slab vapour testing and passive/active air sampling.
  • Ongoing training and co-ordination of co-workers with respect to procedures and techniques for all field activities.
  • Actively pursuing QA/QC procedures and guidelines with office team to improve project development and delivery timelines.
  • Promote health and safety in all aspects of work.
  • Ability to spend time in the field, depending on experience level/project specifics.


  • Valid driver’s license with access to a personal vehicle.
  • College degree in hydrogeological, environmental or related field.
  • Professional Geoscientist (P.Geo.) or Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) designation considered an asset.
  • Four (4) to six (6) years of hydrogeological & environmental experience, at least four (4) in Southern Ontario.
  • Expert knowledge of relevant Ontario Regulations (e.g. O. Reg. 153/04, O. Reg. 406/19, O. Reg. 407/19, O. Reg. 387/04, etc.), Conservation Authority and Municipal guidelines, etc.
  • Understanding of industry standard practices and processes.
  • Experience with Excess Soil Management (O.Reg. 406/19), soil / groundwater chemical sampling and analysis, soil management plans, contaminants of concern, and environmental site assessments.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, excellent computer skills with technical analysis software, MS Office, MS Project, and other computer applications.
  • Valid driver’s license with access to a personal vehicle.


  • Market-Competitive Compensation
  • Comprehensive Benefits Program, including Medical, Dental, Vision and More
  • Continuing Education Assistance and Tuition Reimbursement
  • Professional Development and Opportunities for Advancement
  • Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off
  • Rewards and Recognition
  • RRSP program and more…

GEI is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, Aboriginal/Indigenous status or any other factors considered discriminatory. If you require an accommodation during the recruitment process, we will work with you to meet your needs.