Senior Environmental Engineer or Senior Professional Geoscientist

We are looking for a Senior Environmental Engineer or Senior Professional Geoscientist to join our team in our London office.

This is an incredible opportunity for someone looking for an opportunity to advance their career and collaborate on multidisciplinary teams.

Why do others who work in this position like the role?

Our engineers enjoy collaborating, not only with experts in their field, but also with engineering professionals on complex projects. Our clients have observed that our team strives to be heavily involved with all aspects of projects to ensure we can provide our clients with quality performance, excellent customer service and diverse expertise.

“The projects I work on are unique and challenging. I’m always learning new things and applying my skills in each different project.”

What will be the best part of your day?

Working side by side with some of the best co-workers, collaborating on projects big and small. We like working together and we support each other in meeting deadlines, finding innovative solutions and answering questions.

What types of projects will you be working on?

As a multi-disciplinary firm, the work you will be doing will be varied. MTE’s client base includes various industries in both the private and public sectors, such as developers, municipalities and contractors. One day you may be working on an environmental site assessment for a municipality. And on another day you’ll be collaborating with our land development team on an environmental remediation project.

Who do we work for?

Working with the best clients and consulting teams means we also get to work on the best projects! Our London office has long-term relationships with many developers, stakeholders and contractors. MTE also has a solid reputation in the civil, structural and environmental engineering fields, which leads to many opportunities to collaborate with new clients and build new relationships.

You may recognize the following projects, which have all benefitted from the knowledge and efforts of our environmental teams in Ontario:

    • Victoria Hospital, London, Fuel Tank Removal Program
    • Bay Moorings Marina Redevelopment, Penetanguishene
    • Wildflower Crossing Residential Subdivision, Kitchener, Environmental Remediation
    • Iroquois Falls Mill, Environmental Remediation
    • Former GM Lands, Welland, Environmental Remediation
    • City of Hamilton Woodward Avenue Treatment Plant Upgrades, Excess Soil Management
    • Boardwalk at Mill Pond Development Groundwater Monitoring Program

Where will I be work?

Our office is in downtown London, where you’ll have plenty of options for lunch and have the opportunity to enjoy the events and excitement of the area.

MTE’s London office opened in 2016, and has quickly grown to over 85 people since then. You will work next to civil, structural, environmental and geotechnical engineering professionals, as well as a team of surveyors. With so many different professionals working in the same office, collaboration is customary!

The office is also social and community-minded. They enjoy working together and have a history of supporting organizations such as Habitat for Humanity Heartland Ontario, Green Economy London and the London Food Bank.

Who will you be working with?

You will be a valued member of the London environmental team, which is led by Patrick Dowling, and is comprised of over 15 professionals, including two hydrogeologists, five environmental engineering professionals, and 10 ecology and natural environment professionals.

You will also have access to the expertise of over 80 hydrogeological, and environmental and geotechnical engineering professionals, located in MTE’s other offices. This group includes professionals who have been working in the industry for over 35 years, and are just a call away whenever you need advice or input on a project, client or process.

The Environmental Engineering team has 9 Professional Engineers, 10 Hydrogeologists, and 10 QPESA. They will help you as you navigate this role, advocating for your success and your projects. They regularly collaborate on management and technical to ensure overall success of the project.

Have a question? Feel free to reach out to one them:

Andrew Dunbrack, P.Eng., QPESA

Robert Fedy, P.Eng., QPESA

Thomas Jones, P.Eng., QPESA

Carol Mitchell, P.Eng., QPESA

Robert Reaume, P.Eng., QPESA

Why is employee-ownership a “big deal” at MTE?

MTE is about three things …. People, people, people. Our staff, our clients and our partners.

We get to work for some of the best clients. They value our work and appreciate the skills and experience of our staff. We also have a solid reputation with our agency peers, which results in positive experiences for our staff during the review and approvals processes.

Not every engineering firm is the same, it is truly the people that make the difference. MTE is an employee-owned company, and ownership is available to all staff. We care a great deal about our clients and each other.

These are some of the reasons we like working together:

 “I’m very lucky to have an awesome team who always has each other’s backs, personally and professionally.”

 “MTE has an inclusive and flexible work environment that encourages and helps employees to follow their personal career goals within the opportunities available.”

What will you be doing every day?

    • Providing leadership and technical input for Phase I/One and Phase II/Two Environmental Site Assessments (CSA Standard and O.Reg 153/04), and Remediation Programs.
    • Filing MECP Records of Site Condition as the Qualified Person.
    • Project managing environmental and multi-disciplinary projects.
    • Preparing and reviewing work plans and cost estimates and acting as technical lead on RFP submissions.
    • Liaising with clients, regulatory agencies and contractors.
    • Technical and quality review of environmental reports and other documents to ensure compliance with client and project objectives, regulatory requirements and technical standards.
    • Providing technical direction and mentoring to junior staff.
    • Developing technical knowledge within the Environmental Division, including staff training and development and Standard Operation Procedures.
    • Engaging in the environmental consulting industry and being aware of emerging trends, MECP expectations and regulatory changes.
    • Performing business development activities, and managing projects and clients.
    • Other related duties, as required.

What are we looking for in a candidate?

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental or Civil Engineering, or Geoscience/Earth Science.
    • 10-15+ years of relevant post-graduation experience.
    • Member in good standing with Professional Engineers Ontario or Association of Professional Geoscientists (P.Eng. or P.Geo designation).
    • Qualified Person, Environmental Site Assessment (QPESA), with a comprehensive understanding of the requirements of O.Reg.153/04 and Record of Site Condition filing experience.
    • Comprehensive understanding of industry standard environmental site assessment practices and processes.
    • Strong attention to detail and communication skills (written and verbal) is essential.
    • Understanding of hydrogeology, contaminant transport and geology.
    • General understanding of construction practices, earthworks, and planning development approvals process.
    • Legal project experience would be considered an asset.
    • Vapour Intrusion Assessment and Risk Assessment experience would be considered an asset.
    • Working knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act.
    • Proficiency with software applications (i.e. MS Office, Project Management software, etc.).

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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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