The Opportunity

  • We are looking for an Environmental Scientist who wants to make a difference with a company that cares about its people.


  • Project manage and assist projects within the remediation and risk practice area.
  • Prepare technical documents (e.g., Phase I/II ESAs, groundwater monitoring, conceptual site models) for all market sectors (industrial, real estate, mining, oil & gas).
  • Assist with risk-based projects (e.g., site-specific guideline development [Tier 2 adjustment, subsoil salinity tool, dilution factors, etc.], soil vapour assessments, minor exceedance justifications, liability assessments, screening-level risk assessments).
  • Conduct intermediate technical reviews on remediation and risk projects.
  • Provide leadership, mentorship, and technical support to junior professionals.
  • Prepare proposals and support responses to Requests for Proposals.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients, regulators, suppliers, and peers.

About You and Your Qualifications

  • You want a primarily office-based position (estimated >90% office work) but are willing to support/lead local fieldwork within Calgary and the surrounding municipalities as required.
  • You have 3 – 8 years experience in environmental consulting.
  • Graduated from university with a bachelor’s degree in a science-related discipline (e.g., environmental science, chemistry, biology).
  • Currently hold, eligible for, or in training for a professional designation.
  • Working knowledge and good understanding of regulatory guidelines and contaminated site management frameworks.
  • Experienced in managing, leading, and overseeing remediation and risk projects.
  • Some experience with conceptual site model development, screening-level risk assessment, data gap analysis, site-specific guideline development (e.g., Tier 2 adjustment, subsoil salinity tool), statistical analysis, and/or hydrogeology will be considered an asset.
  • You have excellent technical writing skills.
  • Willing to learn new things, hone your skills, and take ownership of new projects.

Why Trace?

  • We genuinely care about you and put our people first.
  • A culture of positivity, empowerment, empathy, trust, and teamwork.
  • You can “choose your own adventure” at Trace and we will help you get there.
  • We are a company that wants to be the best at everything we do.
  • A flexible employee ownership program where shareholders provide input and help make decisions.


For further information or to apply:

Please visit to submit your cover letter and resume and quote position number CAN-AB-CAL-0100-31 Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be considered. We thank all those who apply; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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