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BluMetric is an environmental company with a conscience and a proven track record. We are growing and with that comes opportunity for bright, passionate, hard-working, highly qualified and talented individuals. Our primary workforce includes scientists, engineers, industrial hygienists, environmental auditors, project and production managers, financial and management systems specialists and support personnel.

Our experience has shown that innovation starts with an idea, an opportunity and a receptive platform. Whether you are a prospective board member, an executive, an aspiring manager or a summer student/intern, we would like to give you that opportunity and hear your ideas.

BluMetric is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarian with Disabilities Act (AODA). Accommodations due to a disability are available upon request.

BluMetric is an equal opportunity employer and we thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

We offer competitive compensation and the opportunity to work in a progressive, stimulating environment. If you are up for the challenge, you can reach our HR department at Careers@BluMetric.ca.

Current Job Opportunities

The Opportunity

BluMetric (BLM) is currently seeking a Water / Wastewater Project Manager for the Ottawa, Ontario office. The Project Manager is the primary point-person responsible for planning, executing, and delivering corporate projects on time, within budget, and in accordance to specifications. To achieve these important goals, the Project Manager will define project requirements and scope, acquire project resources, and supervise the efforts of project team members. Efficient delivery of project deliverables, effective quality control, and clear communication of expectations to stakeholders, and upward reporting to the PMO are critical tasks that must be performed throughout each projects lifecycle.

Mandatory Requirements

  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years of experience in project management.
  • Post-Secondary Education in Environmental, Engineering, Construction Management or other relevant degree.
  • Demonstrated success in project delivery and execution of project management methods.

Preferred Qualifications/Assets

  • Commissioning and Plant Operations experience would be considered an asset.
  • Proven experience in project management and process review /selection for water and wastewater treatment.
  • Demonstrated experience in development of Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), scheduling and schedule analysis, cost estimating and cost control, budget development, reporting and record/document control
  • Certification such as PMP, CCE, PgMP, or related certifications
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong business acumen

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage the entire lifecycle of the company's project portfolio, ranging from strategic planning initiatives to tactical activities.
  • Design, implement, and supervise the implementation of all new system installations, expansions, modifications, migrations, and so on.
  • Establish a Project Charter for each approved project, defining the projects goals, objectives, risks, assumptions, staffing levels, roles and responsibilities, work breakdown structure, milestones, and deliverables.
  • Conduct cost-benefit analyses, risk analyses, and ROI calculations to determine project feasibility.
  • Manage project activities throughout lifecycle, including the allocation of adequate resources, scheduling, documentation, budget, and other factors necessary for success.
  • Plan all project timelines, milestones, deliverables, and micro-deliverables using the appropriate software tools and/or PM methods.
  • Organize project teams into suitable workgroups and guide the teams throughout their efforts to produce deliverables according to specification.
  • Negotiate with other business units to obtain required skill sets.
  • Establish and deliver mechanisms for tracking project progress and reporting to stakeholders via a formal communications plan.
  • Conduct stakeholder meetings and forums in order to solicit feedback, input, and expectations; incorporate these into project plans.
  • Establish, implement, and follow a formal change management program.
  • Reallocate resources across multiple projects where necessary; identify and resolve any resource allocation discrepancies.
  • Adhere to established methodologies for project management.
  • Produce regular reports (status, escalations, etc.) on the progress of projects; deliver these reports during regular stakeholder meetings.
  • Track all project costs to ensure completion within budget; procure extra budget funding where necessary.
  • Closely monitor the efforts and billing of third-party workers, such as consultants, contractors, and other specialists.
  • Identify and resolve conflicts within project teams and associate work; create contingency plans to mitigate risk.
  • Manage project dependencies.
  • Conduct project post mortems in order to identify areas for improvement; make recommendations based on findings.

The Opportunity

BluMetric (BLM) is currently seeking a Water / Wastewater Junior Project Coordinator for the Ottawa, Ontario office. The Junior Project Coordinator will provide project management assistance to project managers and the PMO on a daily basis. Assists in efficient delivery of project deliverables, effective quality control, clear communication of expectations to stakeholders, and upward reporting to the PMO are critical tasks that must be performed throughout each projects lifecycle.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Technical diploma or certificate
  • 1-2 years of direct work experience in project management.
  • Proficient in MS Office Toolset (Word, Excel, Powerpoint and MS Projects)

Core Competencies

  • Customer Focus
  • Developing partnerships with Project Managers, Sales Representatives & Customers
  • Communication
  • Quality Orientation
  • Problem Solving
  • Accountability and Dependability
  • Judgement/Decision Making
  • Time Management
  • Organization Skills

Job Responsibilities include (but are not limited to)

  • Create and Facilitate Completion / Tracking of proposals to project completion
  • Input Sales information into Budget Creator for Commercialized projects
  • Facilitate Prospects Meetings / Minutes
  • Project Document Control; ensuring that all project documentation requirements are completed in accordance with QMS.
  • Update Project Dashboards
  • Updating Project Schedule / Gantt Charts
  • Facilitate Project Meetings / Minutes
  • Facilitate preparation of annual project performance report (QMS)
  • Track planned versus actual, communicating potential risks.
  • Provide assistance in planning, analysis, design, development, evaluating, testing, prioritizing and implementation of project deliverables.
  • Following established project management methodology, tools and documentation.
  • Maintain and track actions and issues log.
  • Follow-up with project team members on project tasks.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work well with large and diverse teams.
  • Experience creating work breakdown structure (WBS) and translate requirements into tasks.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with MS Office toolset (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

The Opportunity

BluMetric Environmental Inc. is looking for an enthusiastic, detail-oriented and independent Environmental Risk Assessor to work in our Toronto, Kingston or Ottawa office. The successful candidate will have excellent technical and writing skills, knowledge of regulations and experience with the O.Reg 153/04, Federal Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) and Risk Assessment (RA) frameworks. We are looking for someone who can contribute to our existing ESA/RA team with a positive attitude, a team-oriented approach to projects and an ability to apply independent problem solving skills to all phases of a job. We need someone with sufficient ESA/RA experience to be able to work independently while also possessing the awareness to know when to ask for help. This is a leadership track position with opportunities for advancement within the company.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Minimum B.Sc. in Earth Sciences, Environmental Science or Health Sciences or related field, with a preference for a M.Sc.
  • A minimum of 5 years of consulting experience in environmental geosciences, environmental site assessment and risk assessment projects for industrial, private and government clients.
  • Solid understanding of contaminated site investigation, delineation and remediation.
  • Demonstrated experience with the Ontario Record of Site Condition Regulation and the MGRA process as well as the Federal (FCSAP) RA frameworks.
  • Demonstrated project management experience.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required; the ability to write professional reports is paramount.
  • Knowledge of other Ontario and Canadian environmental guidelines and regulations.
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis methods is an asset.
  • A valid driver’s license.
  • P.Geo. or Geoscientist-in-Training in Ontario is an asset.
  • Qualified Person, QP-ESA or QP-RA is an asset.

Job Responsibilities include

  • Manage industrial, private and governmental projects including work plan preparation and implementation, field team management, liaising with clients and contractors, schedule and budget management.
  • Management, evaluation and interpretation of data including geology, hydrogeology and chemistry.
  • Report writing (Phase One/Two ESA, RAP, PQRA, DQRA).
  • Risk screening, receptor selection, exposure assessment, risk characterization, conceptual site model development.
  • Statistical analyses.
  • Training and mentoring junior staff.
  • Proposal writing.

The Opportunity

The Professional Services group of BluMetric Environmental Inc. is looking for an energetic Environmental Engineer to further add to the bench strength in the Ottawa Office.

This role will focus on the environmental engineering aspects of waste management and site assessment and remediation projects. The individual will have practical experience and will take the lead on engineering projects. The successful candidate will delegate and oversee the work of field and/or professional staff and provide mentoring to these individuals. The individual will need strong communication and organizational skills to be involved with many projects simultaneously and identify client and business opportunities. Bilingual (French) would be a significant asset.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

  • Civil, Geological or Environmental Engineering degree with P.Eng. Designation in Ontario.
  • 5 to 10 years environmental engineering experience.
  • Experience in solid waste management engineering including: landfill permitting and approvals, detailed design, closure, operations management, and leachate treatment.
  • Experience in costing waste management options (capital, operating, and legacy).
  • Experience with construction document preparation, specifications, contractor selection, and contractor management.
  • Ability to liaise with engineering design sub-contractors on engineering design and construction projects (review of Structural Designs, Costing, and Construction Site Supervision). Specific to specification design review and assessing project implications.
  • Familiarity with current Ontario environmental regulations and guidelines related to waste management, air, groundwater, surface water, soils, and/or sediment.
  • Familiarity with current safety regulations and best practices. .
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required, including the ability to write polished professional technical reports. Bilingual (French) written and verbal skills would be a significant asset.
  • Proven project management skills.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to project sites (northern Canada) and other offices with some overnight travel and flexibility to work outside normal business hours as required.
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license.

Duties & Job Responsibilities

  • Manage and provide technical input of all aspects of the project life-cycle, including but not limited to: identifying clients or business opportunities; define project scope, cost, and schedule for client proposals; planning of work, execution of technical / field programs; design and/or reporting; presentations to client; implementation of recommendations or future needs analysis; and client follow up.
  • Lead Intermediate and Junior professionals on engineering projects.
  • Generate, maintain, and grow client list.
  • Manage projects in accordance with BluMetric Quality Management System (QMS).

The Opportunity

BluMetric Environmental Inc. is seeking a Junior Civil Engineering Technologist to join our Sudbury Office as a member of our Engineering Services Group. The ideal candidate will be able to work in a fast paced environment on their own or with limited supervision and within a team. This challenging position requires the creation of 3D designs to ultimately produce quality engineering production drawings.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist design/drafting team in the preparation of drawings, figures and diagrams to design roads, dams, spillways, channels, grading plans, and site water management
  • Create and manage 3D models and data using Civil 3D
  • Liaise with Engineers and Designers for direction, specifications and feedback
  • Effectively communicate the status of tasks, design changes and continuous improvement items to the rest of the team.
  • Maintain consistent design drafting standards across projects
  • Complete design drawings according to codes and specifications for design
  • Coordination with other disciplines
  • Occasionally assist in field work, site inspections, measurements and reporting as required
  • Other duties as assigned

Education:

  • Diploma in Civil or Environmental Engineering Technology

Experience/Requirements:

  • 1-3 years of work experience in a civil/environmental field designing with Civil 3D
  • Extensive knowledge of Civil 3D and earthworks design concepts (e.g. grading, slopes, surface creation, volume calculations etc.)
  • Highly motivated team player with excellent communication skills
  • Ability to introduce new ideas in CAD routines to enhance operations

Other Requirements:

  • Thorough knowledge and work history with Civil 3D and AutoCAD
  • Ability to work with geomatic and survey data to create base files and plans
  • Strong communication and organizational skills, both oral and written, and ability to communicate effectively with team members to meet tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience in the environmental engineering field is an asset

The Opportunity

BluMetric delivers sustainable solutions to complex environmental issues. The Company serves clients in many industrial sectors, and at all levels of government, in Canada and abroad. BluMetric is searching for enthusiastic team players to complement existing staff in our Sudbury office. You will be exposed to a variety of activities that may include environmental site assessment, characterization and remediation primarily within the mining sector. The majority of our work opportunities are within the local Sudbury area and increasingly in northern Canada.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and maintain necessary reports and records as required.
  • Meet with clients and other stakeholders on site
  • Communicate with site contacts and ensure proper documentation/procedure/safety protocol when working on client property
  • Daily supervision of a junior level staff member who you will be responsible for in regards to safety, learning and development
  • Abiding by site and governmental safety rules and best practises
  • As an intermediate technician you will often be positioned in a supervisory role, working with contract staff members and will be responsible for ensuring compliance with staff on work sites
  • Set up equipment or stations to monitor and collect data from surface water stations and groundwater wells
  • Groundwater and surface water monitoring for diverse projects
  • Collecting water quality samples from groundwater monitoring wells and surface water locations
  • Geological and geotechnical drilling supervision and logging as well as monitoring well construction in accordance to Provincial Regulations
  • Collect of soil samples for soil characterisations with respect to drilling and test pitting programs and various other field investigations
  • Assist to further develop QA/QC procedures and company standard operating procedures (SOP)
  • Prepare, implement and supervise various types of aquifer tests
  • Comprehensive documentation of field related activities
  • Conduct equipment maintenance and calibration
  • Assist with data entry, compilation, processing and management using Microsoft Word and Excel and/or other specialised programs
  • Perform other duties as required

Educational Requirements:

  • Post-secondary training, diploma or degree related to environmental sciences, earth sciences, biology or equivalent.
  • C.E.T. or Well Technician licenses an asset (or similar experience and/or training leading certification)

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 to 3 years of experience working within the environmental industry.
  • A minimum of one year of experience in supervision of field programs.
  • Relevant experience conducting groundwater and surface water sampling.
  • Relevant experience an asset in conducting aquifer testing including slug and bail tests, constant head tests and large scale pumping tests.
  • Experience working on construction, industrial and mine sites.
  • Drilling supervision and permitting protocol, as well as fundamental knowledge and experience in geological, structural and geotechnical borehole logging.
  • Construction, maintenance and decommissioning of monitoring wells and surface water stations.
  • Ability to prepare structural and geological cross sections an asset.
  • Experience is an asset in programming, installing and operating down-well logging instrumentation to conduct aquifer tests.
  • Familiarity with the operation of weather and surface water stations.
  • Ability to use RTK technology surveying equipment is considered an asset.
  • Supervising construction activities including road construction, water diversion structures or drill pad building is considered an asset.

Core Competencies:

  • Good working knowledge and use of hand tools.
  • Experience working outdoors and interpreting/referencing maps and technical plans.
  • Basic understanding of survey techniques and remote sensing is beneficial.
  • Highly motivated and capable of working effectively from remote locations
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to work under physically demanding, frequently adverse weather conditions on mine sites and occasionally in remote sites
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Good communication skills and ability to retain detailed instruction.
  • Positive attitude and strong team player
  • Class “G” driver’s license with acceptable drivers abstract.
  • Valid First Aid and Norcat Training is an asset.

The Opportunity

BluMetric delivers sustainable solutions to complex environmental issues. The Company serves clients in many industrial sectors, and at all levels of government, in Canada and abroad. BluMetric is searching for enthusiastic team players to complement existing staff in our Sudbury office. You will be exposed to a variety of activities that may include environmental site assessment, characterization and remediation primarily within the mining sector. The majority of our work opportunities are within the local Sudbury area and increasingly in northern Canada. BluMetric is offering a contract position for a period of 4 to 6 months with potential for full time employment.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support groundwater and surface water monitoring programs for a diversity of projects.
  • Assist in collecting water quality samples from groundwater monitoring wells and surface water locations
  • Assist in the collection of soil samples for soil analyses and characterisations as part of drilling and test pitting campaigns and other field investigations.
  • Following QA/QC procedures and company’s standard operating procedures.
  • Assist in the setup, installation and operation of groundwater pumping tests
  • Comprehensive documentation of field related activities
  • Conduct tools and equipment maintenance and calibration
  • Assist with data entry, compilation, processing and management using Microsoft Word and Excel and/or other specialised programs
  • Perform other duties as required

Educational Requirements:

  • Post-secondary training, diploma or degree related to environmental sciences, earth sciences, biology or equivalent.

Core Competencies:

  • Highly motivated and capable of working effectively from remote locations
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to work under physically demanding, frequently adverse weather conditions on mine sites and occasionally in remote sites
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Good communication skills and ability to retain detailed instruction.
  • Positive attitude and strong team player
  • Class “G” driver’s license with satisfactory drivers record.

Competencies considered an asset:

  • Good working knowledge and use of hand tools.
  • Experience and comfortable working outdoors.
  • Basic understanding of surveying or remote sensing techniques is beneficial.

The Opportunity

BluMetric delivers sustainable solutions to complex environmental issues. The Company serves clients in many industrial sectors, and at all levels of government, in Canada and abroad. BluMetric is searching for enthusiastic team players to complement existing staff in our Ottawa Office. At BluMetric, you will be exposed to a variety of activities that may include environmental site assessment, remediation, landfill monitoring, engineering and construction works and much more. Work opportunities locally and across Ontario and Northern Canada.

BluMetric is offering a full time employment position.

Job Responsibilities

Environmental
  • Groundwater and surface water monitoring for a variety of projects including commercial and industrial sites, landfills, aggregate operations, remediation sites, etc.
  • Collecting water quality samples from groundwater monitoring wells, domestic water supply wells and surface water locations following standardized field techniques
  • Collection of soil samples for soil quality and textural descriptions as part of borehole drilling, test pitting and/or other field investigations
  • Assisting with groundwater pumping and slug tests
  • Implementing QA/QC procedures
  • Equipment maintenance and calibration
  • Data entry, processing, manipulation, figure generation and report writing
Engineering
  • Construction oversight for site remediation and engineering projects
  • Completing detailed site elevations surveys
  • Review and interpretation of construction documents, specifications, and design drawings
  • Assist in the production of basic design drawings from conceptual plans
  • Assisting Project Managers with project planning and scheduling
  • Liaising with subcontractors and suppliers

Qualifications

BluMetric is looking for an energetic problem solver who is outdoors-oriented to provide field assistance and contribute to environmental engineering, site assessment and remediation and/or hydrogeological projects. The ideal candidate will be competent, detail-oriented, and reliable, with knowledge of environmental assessment, soil characterization, and basic construction practices along with an interest in groundwater assessment and contaminated site remediation. They should be able to work independently and in a variety of settings (in and out of the office) as well as have the ability to switch gears when required and travel on short notice. Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel. A valid driver’s license and access to a car is required.

Education

Post-secondary diploma related to engineering, geology or environmental sciences.

Assets

  • Knowledge of basic surveying techniques
  • Experience with small engines (generators), pumps, mechanical equipment, etc.
  • Familiarity with GIS based softwares and/or AutoCad
  • Eligibility for C.E.T. or C.Tech. designation
  • Able to work in French

The Professional Services division of BluMetric Environmental Inc. has a challenge that we want you to solve. Two of the most respected senior practitioners in our environmental consulting business (read ‘grizzled survivors’) are looking for bright, energetic and knowledgeable intermediate engineers or hydrogeologists to beef up the bench strength in their diverse and exciting practices. If you are stuck in a junior or intermediate position with no clear path to the top, come and work for us.

The Opportunity

BluMetric is looking for an enthusiastic, detail oriented, and reliable intermediate engineer or hydrogeologist to work in our Toronto office. The successful candidate will delegate and oversee the work of field and/or professional staff and provide mentoring to these individuals. The individual will need strong communication and organizational skills to be involved with many projects simultaneously. The ideal candidate will be expected to execute and manage environmental site assessments, site characterization, soil and ground water remediation design and implementation, ground water modelling, as well as proposal and technical report preparation.

Duties and Job Responsibilities:

  • Support and mentor junior hydrogeological and engineering staff with on-going projects.
  • Manage projects
  • Proposal and report writing
  • Supervision and implementation of field programs including soil and ground water investigation and monitoring
  • Data management and interpretation

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

  • B.Sc. in Earth Sciences or B.A.Sc. in Civil, Environmental or Geological Engineering plus eligibility for a P. Geo. or P. Eng.
  • 3 to 4 years environmental consulting experience.
  • Experience in environmental site assessments (Phase I, II) and the remediation of soils and ground water.
  • Solid understanding of geology, physical and chemical hydrogeology, contaminated site investigations, delineation and remediation.
  • Experience in ground water monitoring and sampling procedures, borehole drilling, and monitoring well installation, logging of field samples, and the preparation of borehole logs.
  • Familiarity with current Ontario environmental regulations and guidelines related to waste management, air, groundwater, surface water, soils, and/or sediment.
  • Familiarity with current safety regulations and best practices.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required, including the ability to write polished professional technical reports.
  • Proven project management skills.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to travel locally with occasional overnight travel and flexibility to work outside normal business hours as required.
  • Knowledge of CAD would be an asset.

The Opportunity

BluMetric Environmental Inc. is searching for a Corporate Controller to join our dynamic team in our Ottawa office. This position is responsible for managing and overseeing the daily operations of the accounting department including billing, accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger and payroll. The Controller is also responsible for accurate and timely financial reporting for our $30 million publicly held company that provides products and services for sustainable solutions to complex environmental issues in Canada and abroad.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage and oversee the daily operations of the accounting department including: month end, quarter/year end process, accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger, payroll , all government remittances, bank reconciliations, cash forecasting, revenue and expenditure variance analysis, capital assets reconciliations, check runs, fixed asset activity and debt activity;
  • Prepare quarterly and annual financial statements for public filing in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”), including balance sheet, income statement, cash flow, management discussion and analysis as well as other public filings
  • Investigate large financial statement variances between budget to actual or year over year
  • Plan and execute the external audits and consult with auditors as necessary
  • Ensure compliance with internal financial and accounting policies and procedures; developing and implementing new strategies as required
  • Ensure payroll is processed in a timely manner, including accurate records and regulatory reporting and documentation.
  • Manages the accounting team including: recruiting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, and counseling, employees; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions; planning and reviewing compensation actions; enforcing policies and procedures, compliance and accuracy;
  • Other duties within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job, as requested by management.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • A minimum of 7-10 years of related and progressively responsible professional accounting experience including statement preparation, financial reporting, and analysis for a publicly held company.
  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Economics or Finance
  • Designated CPA, CGA, CMA or CA an asset
  • Proven knowledge of accounting principles (IFRS), practices, standards, laws and regulations
  • Experience planning and executing financial audits with external auditors
  • Proven experience leading, mentoring and supervising a team
  • Advanced computer skills on MS Office, accounting software and databases. Experience with Great Plains considered an asset.
  • Experience with international taxes including (VAT, GST, Consumption Tax, Sales Tax) an asset
  • Public accounting experience with a large to medium professional services firm an asset
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