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Technical Operations (Environmental)

Nichols Environmental (Canada) Ltd. (Nichols) is a full-service geo-environmental consulting and remediation firm that provides environmental and engineering solutions to a wide range of industrial, government and public sector clients. Nichols continues to expand our operations throughout western Canada and requires qualified individuals to join our team.

Our core values of growth, respect, accountability, and flexibility guide our business in every decision we make and opportunity we pursue. We are actively seeking individuals that align with these core values to further develop our team and realize our strategic vision. Creating value for great people is what we are all about as there is significant growth potential within our company for the right individual.

Our Edmonton or Calgary office is currently looking to hire a Technical Operations (Environmental) individual on a full-time (40 hours per week) permanent basis to work with our current professional and administrative staff.

The successful candidate should have the following:


  • B.Sc. or Diploma in Environmental Science/Engineering (various disciplines);
  • Ideal candidate will have 2 to 3 years of experience with respect to environmental-related projects;
  • Able to work independently and meet critical deadlines;
  • Experience in Phase I and II ESAs, remedial excavation, groundwater monitoring, and spill response;
  • Experience in detailed site assessments (DSAs) and reclamation and is familiar with the Alberta Energy Regulatory (AER) directives;
  • Strong working knowledge of the Alberta Environment and Protected Areas (AEPA) Tier 1 and 2 Soil and Groundwater Remediation Guidelines, and the AEPA Risk Management Plan Guide;
  • Exceptional communication skills – both written and verbal;
  • Able to write technical reports effectively and efficiently;
  • Flexible to travel throughout British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan, and to be out of town for a week at a time on an as-needed basis; and
  • Willing to work in the field on an as-needed basis (throughout the year).


  • Complete the setup, scheduling, and execution of environmental project work including but not limited to Phase I/II ESAs, remediation, groundwater monitoring, spill response, DSAs, and reclamation;
  • Provide field, logistical, and project management support for spill response assignments;
  • Provide data review and interpretation and be involved in technical reporting both as an author and reviewer;
  • Communicate effectively with fellow workers and the senior project management team;
  • Liaise with third-party contractors including but not limited to laboratory service providers and regulatory agencies; and
  • Provide front-line continued client service and promote business development.

Safety training such as First Aid, CPR, WHMIS, TDG, Ground Disturbance and H2S Alive would also be an asset. Along with a competitive compensation and benefits package, Nichols offers a first-class and engaging corporate culture. We also provide our employees with the flexibility to work from home on a limited basis, while still being supported by an experienced team.

Nichols is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We recognize that the talent we attract may have unique requests that enable individual success in the interview process. Please let us know how we can support you and we look forward to seeing your application. We encourage all candidates to browse our website at

Please forward your resume in confidence, quoting the aforementioned position, to:

Human Resources
Nichols Environmental (Canada) Ltd.
17331 – 107th Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta
T5S 1E5


Why Work with Us?

At Nichols, we offer more than environmental consulting jobs. We offer opportunities to make meaningful contributions to the environment and communities in western Canada. Our team members are empowered to use their skills and expertise to drive innovation and make a lasting impact. If you are passionate and love working collaboratively on diverse projects, then Nichols is the place for you.

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Our Guiding Principles

We stand by our values, which are the backbone of our culture and are reflected in our day-to-day operations. These include:

  • Inclusivity: We celebrate diversity and believe that unique perspectives enhance our decision-making and problem-solving abilities.
  • Collaboration: Working as a team is vital to us. We believe that we can achieve more together than individually.
  • Integrity: We uphold high ethical standards in all our actions. Trust, transparency, and honesty form the foundation of our relationships with colleagues and clients.
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Nichols offers a bundle of benefits designed to support our employees’ personal and professional lives. We offer a competitive compensation package, health and wellness benefits, and opportunities for continuous learning and development.

  • Competitive Compensation: We provide market-competitive salaries along with performance-based incentives.
  • Health and Wellness: Our health benefits include comprehensive medical and dental coverage.
  • Learning and Development: We believe in continuous learning and prove this by providing resources and opportunities for our employees to enhance their skills, knowledge, and professional growth.


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