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Technical Specialist

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Location: Guelph, ON, Canada

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GM BluePlan Engineering and GEI are now one.  We have joined together and become Canada’s premier consulting firm in providing multi-disciplined engineering and environmental services to a range of private and public sector clients, both domestically and abroad.
Your role at GEI. 
Essential Responsibilities & Duties
  • Working with the Environmental group the successful candidate will assist with Phase One Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) including historical records searches, completing site reconnaissance and report writing;
  • Assist with Phase Two ESAs including soil sampling during subsurface investigations, groundwater sampling following monitoring well installation, elevation surveys, completion of borehole logs and report writing;
  • Assist with hydrogeological studies including MOECC well searches, groundwater monitoring, soil surveys, geological characterization, and identification of sensitive areas. Work with other engineering disciplines to achieve project goals;
  • This position includes both field and office work, including soil, groundwater and surface water sampling, and associated data analysis and reporting;
  • Certain assignments may require that you work outside of normal work hours;
  • Other duties as assigned, including communication with property owners (as needed).
Minimum Qualifications
  • Environmental Engineering Technology graduate.
  • Civil inspection and surveying experience is considered an asset.
  • Experience and aptitude to work with the following software packages: Microsoft Office, AutoCAD/Civil 3D, GIS;
  • Possess strong organizational, oral, written communication, and problem-solving skills; have an approachable enthusiastic interpersonal style;
  • Possess a valid driver’s licence and have access to a personal vehicle.
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. 
In 2023, GEI merged with GM BluePlan, an Ontario-based engineering, management, and technology consulting company. The merger adds GM BluePlan’s nationally recognized expertise in asset management and infrastructure planning to the GEI family, furthering our growth and expansion in Canada. 
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.
GEI’s Total Rewards Package 
  • Market-Competitive Compensation, including Eligibility for an Annual Performance Bonus 
  • Comprehensive Benefits Program including Health Care and Wellness Spending Accounts
  • Hybrid Work Schedules and Cell Phone Stipends 
  • GEI University (GEIU) with Continuing Education Assistance and Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Connecting Conversation Program with a Focus on Professional Development and Opportunities for Advancement 
  • Support and Financial Rewards for Publication Awards, Professional Dues, and Professional Licenses 
  • Paid Holidays and Generous Paid Time Off Program 
  • Rewards and Recognition 
  • RRSP Program 
  • Opportunity to be an Owner and Shareholder  
  • A Vibrant Culture that is Focused on Partnership, Sustainability, Giving Back to Our Communities and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 
  • 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.