EAA – Environmental Field Technician

(Summer Student)

Halifax, NS

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Strum is currently looking to expand our Environmental Assessment and Approvals group and has an opening in our Halifax office for an Environmental Field Technician (Summer Student) to join our team.

About Strum Consulting:

Strum Consulting is a growing 120-person company with diverse projects throughout Atlantic Canada. Strum provides engineering, surveying, and environmental services for a range of clients in the fields of renewable energy, transportation, contaminated sites, and property development.

Since 1995, Strum has provided a work environment that encourages career development while maintaining a work/life balance. We offer competitive pay, a dynamic work environment, and an excellent benefits package, and we currently have offices in a number of locations.

A day in your life at Strum:

  • Adhering to Strum’s safety program and ensuring safety procedures and protocols are followed.
  • Collecting accurate data in the field using various types of equipment.
  • Compiling clear, concise and accurate field notes.
  • Supporting existing field and reporting teams while demonstrating ability to work independently and as part of a larger close-knit team.

What you bring to Strum:


  • Must be enrolled in or recently completed a post-secondary education program related to science or environmental studies.
  • Must have a strong background in sciences.
  • Must be physically capable of performing demanding field work duties.
  • Must possess the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Must possess a positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Experience working outside or with outdoor recreational activities.
  • Possess professional demeanor and communicate with excellent verbal and written skills in English.
  • Must possess a Nova Scotia Driver’s License.

What’s in it for you:

  • The opportunity to work on a wide range of interesting projects, including new and upcoming technologies.
  • Interaction with a diverse client base.
  • A team environment where your input will be noticed and valued.
  • Collaboration and room for professional development and career growth.
  • Dynamic and flexible work arrangements (e.g., work from home and work from the office).

Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion:

Strum Consulting is committed to creating a culture of diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. Strum Consulting welcomes qualified candidates from all ethnicities, religions, colours, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age or people with disabilities. We encourage applicants from minority groups, women, racialized groups, Indigenous heritage and LGBTQIA+ community to self identify. Please contact us at if any accommodations are required at any stage of the hiring process.

Health and Safety:

Strum Consulting prioritises the health and safety of its employees and it a core value in our culture. Compliance with Occupational Health and Safety and taking courses on WHMIS as well as First Aid and CPR is mandatory.

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