Intermediate Environmental Engineer/Scientist

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Who we are:

Strum Consulting is a 100-person consulting company with diverse projects throughout Atlantic Canada. Strum provides engineering and environmental services for a range of clients in the fields of Renewable Energy, Transportation and Commercial Developments.

Since 1995, Strum has provided a work environment that encourages career development while maintaining a work life balance in Atlantic Canada. We offer competitive pay, a dynamic work environment, and an excellent benefits package. Please see our website to learn more about the type of work we do

Strum Consulting, is presently expanding our Environmental Assessment and Remediation Division and has an opening in our Bedford office for an Intermediate Environmental Engineer/Scientist to join our team.

What we offer:

  • Competitive pay and excellent benefits package.
  • Work on a wide range of large and small, interesting projects, including new and upcoming technologies.
  • Interact with a diverse client base.
  • Be part of a team 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).

The position requires a highly motivated individual with both technical and communication skills, a positive attitude, good interpersonal skills, and strong organizational and communication skills. At Strum, we provide a professional, energetic team environment that promotes camaraderie, and collaboration which results in low staff turnover.

Role Description:

The position of an Intermediate Environmental Engineer/Scientist would assist our team in performing a wide range of duties associated with large- and small-scale environmental site assessment and contaminated site projects including: phased environmental site assessments, sampling programs, site monitoring, risk assessment, hydrology,/hydrogeology, design/management of remedial programs and hazardous materials assessments, client liaison, regulator liaison, team management, technical analysis, client meetings and reporting.


  • Develop field and research program methodologies, organize field programs, and coordinate logistics needed for a team to conduct those programs efficiently.
  • Oversee field programs involving occasional site attendance, contractor supervision, budgeting and scheduling personnel and tasks, providing senior technical oversight and guidance.
  • Adhering to Strum’s health and safety program and ensuring safety procedures and protocols are followed and improved/revised as necessary.
  • Author documents such as phased environmental site assessments (e.g., Phase I/II/III ESAs), and other technical reports. Compile assessments and environmental work plans, estimates, drawings, and proposals.
  • Carry out project management tasks including project scoping, scheduling, budgets, client liaison, etc.
  • Support existing field and reporting teams while demonstrating ability to work independently and as part of a larger close-knit team.
  • Build and/or support client relationships at the appropriate level and work in conjunction with our senior leadership team and explore new business opportunities.

Attributes and skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering, Science, Geology or related environmental discipline.
  • A masters degree would be considered an asset.
  • A relevant professional designation would be considered an asset (e.g., P. Eng, P.Geo).
  • Consulting background/experience with experience in project management considered an asset.
  • Experience in the field of contaminated sites assessments/remediation and emergency spill response considered an asset.
  • Experience of managing a portfolio of projects and working with a team of technical professionals to ensure projects are executed in full compliance with quality standards and applicable regulatory criteria.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced work environment to a high degree of detail.
  • Eager to perform a wide range of technical project types and roles.
  • Possess professional demeanour and communicate with excellent verbal and written skills in English.
  • Demonstrate skills in Word, Excel and other current software used in data collection, compilation, and presentation.
  • Desire to research information related to projects and to develop solutions associated with various methodologies, regulatory criteria, and industry standard practices.
  • Able to plan timelines, manage one’s own schedule and meet deadlines.
  • Willingness to evaluate and improve both personal and company performance and processes.


  • Candidates must be eligible to work in Canada.
  • A valid Nova Scotia Divers License is required.
  • Persons who belong to an employment equity group are encouraged to self identify.
  • Persons who are of First Nation heritage are encouraged to self identify.
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