Environmental Engineer or Scientist
-30- Forensic Engineering
Toronto, ON
Environmental Engineer/Scientist/Technician

Toronto, ON

  • 30- Forensic Engineering (30fe.com), based in Toronto, has been serving the insurance and legal industries for over 15 years and is one of Canada’s largest and most respected multi-disciplinary forensic firms. Our core team of 60+ professional investigators is enhanced through relationships with some of the top scientists, standard-makers and specialized consultants in North America. We provide world-class engineering and consulting expertise in: Civil/Structural, Geotechnical and Mining, Personal Injury and Collision Reconstruction, Electrical and Renewable Energy, Environmental Health and Safety, Remediation, Materials Failure/HVAC, and Fire and Explosion investigations.
If you want to be a part of this fun, exciting, growing firm and contribute your skills, knowledge and abilities to our diverse and growing group of professionals, we are looking for you.

Purpose:
The Intermediate Associate will report directly into the Practice Lead of the Remediation Group, collaborating with other subject matter experts to consult with clients; perform examinations, testing, and analysis; and prepare technical reports and findings in a clear, concise, efficient and professional manner.

Primary functions of the Intermediate Associate will be to:
Partner with Senior Associates to perform:
Site examinations and impact assessments following environmental loss/failure events such as fires and floods;
Site assessments to identify and delineate the presence of indoor hazards such as asbestos, mould, silica and lead;
Site assessments and desktop reviews of indoor environment concerns such as product misuse/failure, personal exposures, and industrial & commercial occupational health and safety issues;
Partner with Senior Associates to develop, communicate, monitor and verify remedial scopes of work according to industry best practices;
Collaborate with subject matter experts to identify multi-disciplinary issues requiring more complex solutions;
Effectively communicate analyses and observations to clients, 3rd-party stakeholders (contractors, regulators, owners), colleagues and others on an ongoing basis;
Manage projects according to client-approved scopes of work, and deliver high quality reports on time and within budget;
Prepare technical reports based upon investigations and analysis;
Develop an understanding of and work within the core values of the firm;
Develop an understanding of and work towards the strategic objectives of the firm;
Work towards becoming technically independent (i.e. final sign off) on all aspects of technical investigations;
Work towards providing expert testimony in court;
Start to develop and grow existing client base and marketing & business development acumen;
Participate in industry events and seminars;

Requirements:
A minimum of 2-5 years of experience (post-degree) working in an engineering or scientific consulting environment;
Demonstrable experience in site, property, building assessment and remediation projects;
Working knowledge of indoor air quality and occupational health & safety regulations in Ontario;
Familiarity with hazardous materials and regulatory-designated substances assessment regulations in Ontario, including safe work practices, assessment protocols, remediation / abatement processes
Experience with assessment and remediation of contaminant spills and releases to soil and water including subsurface contamination, risk analysis, remediation plan evaluation/design and implementation, within the provincial regulatory frameworks;
Working knowledge and expertise associated with Environmental Compliance Approval (ECA) permitting for emissions and discharges related to air, noise, waste and sewage;
Understanding of the design principles and experience in the assessment and design of mechanical plumbing and/or ventilation (HVAC) systems including fluid dynamics, pressure loss, heat load/transfer calculations and equipment sizing and selection;
Experience and understanding of application of the Ontario Building Code including regulation of renovations, demolition, construction as well as specific applications related to building envelope, structural elements, life safety and municipal permitting.
Demonstrated experience in support of construction activities including document management, scheduling, change order review, construction claims and dispute resolution;

Competencies and Attributes:
Capacity for learning and continuous improvement
Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a team
Excellent technical writing and communication skills
Ability to manage multiple projects including prioritizing and multitasking
Strong organizational skills
Attention to detail
Self-motivated and ability to self-manage
Flexibility – work may include travel and non-standard working hours from time to time
Valid driver’s license
Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Our Mission

We are problem solvers. Together, our passionate and diverse professionals are relentless in their pursuit of the truth. We bring clarity to complex scientific problems to help our clients make decisions with confidence.

How we work

Our corporate philosophy is based on providing an unparalleled combination of technical excellence, powerful reporting and professional service. That, combined with our commitment to ethical practice, has quickly established us as the preeminent forensic firm in Canada servicing the legal and insurance industries. The firm is progressive in its management practices and is committed to implement systems and protocols that will support ongoing growth.

30 Forensic Engineering Inc. believes in providing an inclusive workplace where all individuals have the opportunity to succeed. We are committed to doing so by providing accessible employment practices. Contact a member of HR department if you need accommodation at any point in the application process.

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their cover letter and resume to: sdobrenan@30fe.com

We thank all candidates for their interest however, only those qualified for the position will be contacted