Environmental Inspector (pipelines)- All Locations- Vancouver - #8997137

Triton Environmental Consultants

Date: 2022-11-25
City: Vancouver, BC
Contract type: Full time
Triton Environmental Consultants
Environmental Inspector (Pipelines)

This position can be based out of any of Triton’s offices. Triton offices are located in Vancouver, Kamloops, Prince George, Terrace, Kitimat, Prince Rupert, Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, and Regina. Please apply to your preferred location.


Triton Environmental Consultants Ltd. (“Triton”) is seeking highly motivated and experienced environmental inspectors to join a well-established team of environmental professionals.

Triton is an employee-owned environmental consulting firm with over 30 years of experience responding to the environmental needs of resource developers across all sectors, as well as all levels of government. What does that mean for you? We have deep roots in our communities, strong relationships with clients and regulators, and a track record of helping projects get built responsibly. We work collaboratively with our clients and promote a safety-conscious, people-first culture.

Triton is growing and looking for environmental professionals to join our growing team. Triton will provide you with a challenging and supportive working environment and a management team dedicated to promoting your personal and professional growth. We offer a competitive wage and benefits package, training and professional development opportunities, and a schedule that can truly offer work-life balance.


This position will appeal to individuals with a passion for working in the field and who thrive in a construction environment. Successful candidates will be part of a team building world class projects that balance environmental protection with development. Responsibilities include:

Environmental inspection of pipeline construction and integrity dig projects
Monitor compliance with applicable environmental requirements and commitments relevant to pipeline construction and operations
Advise construction personnel on major decisions such as weather shutdowns or courses of action to deal with unexpected environmental conditions
Act as a liaison with local, provincial, and federal regulatory agencies
Monitor the implementation of Environmental Protection Plans (EPP) and Environmental Management Plans (EMP) during construction activities
Recommend best practices and mitigation measures to manage environmental concerns during construction
Monitor topsoil stripping, topsoil replacement, and seeding
Recommend erosion and sediment control measures and monitor installation
Oversee watercourse or waterbody crossings, ensuring compliance with project requirements and regulatory conditions
Conduct water quality sampling and turbidity monitoring during dewatering and waterbody crossing activities
Monitor water diversions and withdrawals
Conduct wildlife surveys, migratory and breeding bird/nest surveys, and amphibian salvages
Perform equipment inspections for fluid leaks and assist with spill prevention and response
Monitor environmental aspects of other pipeline activities such as hydrostatic test dewatering, hydrovac operations and horizontal directional drilling (HDD) waste management ensuring adherence to various regulatory requirements
Prepare daily inspection reports, environmental summaries, and environmental post-construction reports
Attend project and safety meetings


B.Sc. or technical diploma in biology, forestry, agriculture, environmental science, or related similar
Relevant professional designation is an asset (e.g., RPBio, P.Biol, P.Ag)
Pipeline construction knowledge and experience
Thorough understanding of applicable provincial and federal environmental legislation, regulations, and policies to ensure project-specific compliance
Experience conducting fish salvages, water quality monitoring, pre-construction bird and nest surveys, and amphibian salvages
Adept in the operation and maintenance of required field equipment
Ability to identify and mitigate issues rapidly to ensure compliance within an active construction work environment
Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities
Able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with clients, contractors, agencies, and co-workers
Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Able to do shift work out of town
Physically fit and able to work in all weather conditions
Valid Class 5 driver’s license


If this opportunity sounds like you, and you are serious about joining a progressive team of environmental consultants, please apply with a resume and cover letter.

Closing Date: December 31, 2022 (Will be extended as required)

Website: www.triton-env.com

We thank all applicants for their interest.

Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We look forward to receiving your resume highlighting the details of your education and work history. This position is available immediately and will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. We thank all applicants for their interest. Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

“Triton is committed to cultivating and promoting an environment that embraces respect, equity, and opportunity for employees, clients, and the communities we belong to.”

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