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SEM provides a wide variety of services to meet industry needs including construction management, engineering, environmental permitting, approvals and monitoring, UAV imagery & mapping, GIS & remote sensing, video capture, production and presentation.

Additionally, we provide professional services to several companies through standing offers. Our service line is as diverse as our personnel base and we excel at multidisciplinary projects.

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Terrestrial Biologist

- St. John's

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Closing Date:
September 30, 2022
Job Types:
Full Time

SEM is a Newfoundland and Labrador based multi-disciplinary consulting firm that has proudly served many clients in the mining and utility industries, all levels of government, and many others over the past 20 years. SEM offers Environmental, GIS / Remote Sensing services, Construction Management, and Productions services. SEM is a unique, energetic, and diverse company that is excited to be building a team for long term success in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.    

Opportunity:

SEM is currently seeking a Terrestrial Biologist, based out of our St. John’s, NL office. The candidate will work alongside team members on small to large scale environmental projects, spanning from baseline studies to monitoring and assessing environmental impacts, based on the responsibilities listed below. We are in search of an enthusiastic individual with a passion for the environment, who is looking to join a tight-knit group of professionals dedicated to fulfilling our clients’ project needs.

Responsibilities
  • Technical writing and report preparation, often regarding terrestrial ecosystem components
  • Bird surveys by sight and sound
  • Botanical surveys
  • Rare lichen surveys
  • Species at Risk surveys
  • Wetland delineation and functional assessment
  • Compilation of data and analysis
Requirements
  • Post-secondary education in Biology or a related science
  • Willingness to travel
  • Willingness to work in the field in challenging conditions
  • Operating trucks, boats, ATVs, and snowmobiles
  • Hiking over rough terrain and/or snow will be required
  • Willingness to work overtime as required, including weekends
  • Writing experience is a must and a writing sample will be required if selected for an interview
  • Valid driver’s license
  • A graduate degree and/or relevant job experience (5+ years) is considered an asset
  • Knowledge of relevant Environmental Assessment legislation is considered an asset
  • GIS experience and knowledge is considered an asset
  • Experience with statistics/statistical analysis is considered an asset
  • General computer skills

Please provide your resume if you feel your skills would benefit our company. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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Senior Environmental Assessment Specialist

- St. John's

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Closing Date:
September 30, 2022
Job Types:
Full Time

SEM is a Newfoundland and Labrador based multi-disciplinary consulting firm that has proudly served many clients in the mining and utility industries, all levels of government, and many others over the past 20 years. SEM offers Environmental, GIS / Remote Sensing services, Construction Management, and Productions services. SEM is a unique, energetic, and diverse company that is excited to be building a team for long term success in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Opportunity:

SEM is currently seeking an Environmental Assessment Specialist, based out of our St. John’s, NL office. The candidate will work with other team members on small to large scale environmental assessment related projects for a variety of clients, mainly in the mining, renewable, and utility industries, based on the responsibilities listed below. We are in search of an enthusiastic individual who is looking to join a tight-knit group of professionals dedicated to fulfilling our clients’ project needs, in a professional manner.

Responsibilities
  • Coordinate, compile and review Environmental Assessment (EA) documents.
  • Lead teams in their respective areas of expertise (aquatics, terrestrial, socio economic, etc.) to complete the necessary field assessments, studies and reporting for incorporation into the technical documentation required throughout the provincial and federal EA processes. Assistance in coordinating and tracking Indigenous, public, and other stakeholder consultations associated with EAs.
  • Gather and analyze project and environmental data and information on the environmental effects of proposed development projects.
  • Identify environmental effects, assess the adversity of environmental effects, propose mitigation measures, and evaluate the significance of residual environmental effects.
  • Project management tasks including preparation of technical cost proposals and reports, planning and managing field teams/studies/programs, data validation and QA/QC, and cost tracking.
  • Work with other team members in areas such as surveying, terrestrial and aquatics crews/technicians, administrative, and safety.
  • Liaise and consult with governing bodies and other stakeholders to ensure consideration of all concerns throughout the project regulatory permitting process.
  • Mentoring intermediate and junior staff.
  • Conduct field work, when necessary.
  • Provide input to business development and collaborate with other staff members for the continued expansion of our environmental team and services.
Requirements
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Environment, Ecology, Biology, Natural Resources, or related field of study.
  • 10+ years professional experience in increasingly senior roles.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of federal and provincial environmental legislation.
  • Senior level management of the Environmental Assessment (federal and provincial) processes for projects, from registration to full Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).
  • Project management skills.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills (English).

Other assets/skills:

  • Leadership and supervisory experience
  • Sustainable development, socio economic, air emissions, and climate change.
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment.
  • MS Office skills.
  • Positive attitude.

SEM Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to the communities in which we work, and our culture revolves around inclusivity, engagement, and achieving our goals for clients and their communities. SEM thanks all applicants for your interest in joining the team, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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General Application Submission

SEM is constantly communicating with professionals in the industry so that we build a strong resource pool to help fill roles when required by our clients. SEM is a leader in resource management and procurement in Newfoundland and Labrador and we hope that your next job is with us!

Please click the link below to submit your resume and to provide information that will help us select you for our next job opportunity. Alternatively you can send your resume directly to career.sem@semltd.ca

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