Junior Environmental Engineer/Technologist

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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, Contaminated Sites, 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 Assessment and Remediation Division and has an opening in our Antigonish office for a Junior Environmental Engineer/Technologist to join our team.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive pay and excellent benefits package.
  • The opportunity to work on a wide range of large and small, 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).

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 a Junior Environmental Engineer/Technologist would support our team with a wide range of duties associated with large- and small-scale environmental field programs related to Phased Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs), emergency spill response, remediation of contaminated sites, environmental monitoring program, hazardous materials (HAZMAT) surveys and abatements, and hydrogeological assessments.


  • Adhering to Strum’s health and safety program and ensuring safety procedures and protocols are followed and improved/revised if/as necessary.
  • Coordination and supervision of environmental field programs related to Phased Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs), emergency spill response (e.g., oil spills), remediation of contaminated sites, environmental monitoring programs, hazardous materials (HAZMAT) surveys and abatements, hydrogeological assessments, and possibly projects with other Strum groups if needed and depending on availability (e.g., wildlife/wetland assessments, marine and land surveys, etc.).
  • Collection of accurate data in the field using various types of equipment
  • Collection of various types of field samples (e.g., soil, water, air, asbestos, lead paint, etc.)
  • Compilation of clear, concise and accurate field notes
  • Data tabulation and analysis
  • Technical report writing for the above-noted projects
  • Estimation of project budgets and assistance with proposal preparation

Attributes and skills:

  • A Bachelor degree in Engineering, Science or Environmental Studies, Environmental Technology Diploma and equivalent training and experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience however recent graduates are encouraged to apply
  • Previous consulting experience would be an asset
  • Willingness to learn and work as a member of a team comprised of biologists, engineers and technicians
  • Must possess a positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced work environment to a high degree of detail
  • The successful candidate will need to use their own vehicle for work travel purposes, have a valid driver’s license and vehicle insurance, and be willing to travel to projects located throughout Atlantic Canada.


  • Candidates must be eligible to work in Canada.
  • A valid Nova Scotia Drivers 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.
We offer competitive pay, a dynamic work environment, and an excellent benefits package. A flexible medical, dental and vision plan, employee assistance program, RSP matching programs, and health and wellness reimbursements. If you are interested in joining our dynamic, fast paced Atlantic Canadian owned consulting company, please send your curriculum vitae to We are an equal opportunity employer that encourages all interested candidates to submit a detailed resume. We would like to thank all those who apply; however only those selected for an interview will be notified.
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