Environmental Lead

IES is looking for an Environmental Lead to join our team. Responsibilities will include overseeing phase I, phase II and phase III environmental site assessments, overseeing and performing indoor air quality testing, air sampling, hazardous materials sampling, soil and water sampling, site inspections during and after hazardous material removal, and reviewing formal scientific reports based on analytical findings and site conditions.



Salary Range: To Be Determined

Location: Chatham-Kent, Ontario

Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time

Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description: IES is looking for an Environmental Lead to join our team. Responsibilities will include overseeing phase I, phase II and phase III environmental site assessments, overseeing and performing indoor air quality testing, air sampling, hazardous materials sampling, soil and water sampling, site inspections during and after hazardous material removal, and reviewing formal scientific reports based on analytical findings and site conditions.

Mandatory Requirements:
  • Knowledge in environmental site assessments and associated legislation and guidelines
  • Knowledge in the identification, sampling and remediation of hazardous materials
  • Driver’s license and a reliable vehicle
  • Bondable
  • Canadian Citizen
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and switch tasks efficiently
  • Ability to wear a respirator
  • Ability to work alone for long hours
  • Ability to travel within Southwestern Ontario daily
  • Ability to be on your feet for full shifts
  • Ability to carry ladders and other equipment
  • Ability to write formal scientific reports
  • Ability to review scientific reports with a keen eye for detail
  • Strong time management skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong work ethic
  • Strong ability and desire to learn
  • Ability to maintain professional, ethical and polite composure at all times
  • Ability to understand and navigate complex scenarios while following relevant regulatory and company processes

Preferred Requirements: Graduation from an environmental sciences or geosciences program is a strong asset. Holding a current Qualified Person for Environmental Site Assessment work in Ontario (QPESA) is a very strong asset.

Benefits: RRSP Matching Program, paid travel, paid mileage, and profit sharing.

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