Excess Soil Specialist

Our Environmental team in Kitchener is growing and we are currently seeking an Excess Soil Specialist to join us.

    • Manage and support projects related to excess soil management (Ontario Regulation 406/19) in Ontario;
    • Work with MTE’s environmental site assessment, civil, geotechnical, and hydrogeological teams on infrastructure, land development and environmental due diligence projects;
    • Conduct year-round fieldwork associated with excess soil management including site assessment, drilling, test pitting and stockpile sampling;
    • Conduct soil sampling in accordance with MTE Standard Operating Procedures, prepare detailed field notes and complete field-based deliverables (borehole logs, photo logs and data tables);
    • Preparation of Assessment of Past Uses, Sampling and Analysis Plans, Soil Characterization Reports, and Excess Soil Destination Assessment Reports in accordance with O.Reg. 406/19, as well as Fill Management Plans, and special provisions for tenders;
    • Preparation of proposals and fee estimates for excess soil projects including soil characterization and construction/tender support;
    • Review/audit Soil Characterization Reports prepared by others, soil tracking systems, and other excess soil management related documentation;
    • Communication/coordination with contractors, developers, clients and internal project teams to ensure excess soil requirements meet project deadlines and client expectations;
    • Attend internal and external project meetings, ensuring regular/consistent communication with project teams, contractors, and clients; and
    • Other related duties, as required.
    • 3-5 years of experience in a similar role, i.e., working experience in environmental site assessments, site/land development, construction, etc. (work term experience acceptable);
    • Technical understanding of provincial (Ontario) regulations and industry standard practices related to contaminated sites and environmental work in Ontario (e.g. O. Reg. 153/04, O. Reg. 903, O. Reg. 406/19, R.R., O. Reg. 347);
    • Experience working around heavy equipment, including drill rigs and excavators;
    • Experience in sample collection, use of surveying equipment and familiarity with construction drawings (i.e. Site plans, grading plans, cut/fill plans, etc.);
    • Working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act;
    • Must have strong verbal/written communication skills and the ability to communicate clearly with a variety of individuals (e.g., project managers, laboratories, subcontractors and clients);
    • Must be reliable, well organized and have a strong attention to detail;
    • Strong time management skills, problem solving skills and decision making abilities;
    • Must be able to lift up to 25 kilograms;
    • Regular travel to project sites is required. Mileage for work related travel will be reimbursed;
    • Valid G License; and
    • Licensed Professional, P.Eng., P. Geo., or C.E.T. designation is considered an asset.

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    At MTE, we’re all about people. Creating connections, fostering relationships and pushing collaboration. Do you think you have what it takes to become one of us? Please apply with your resume and cover letter using the form below.

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