Environmental Inspector

· Prince George, British Columbia
Employment Type Permanent Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Are you looking for a new opportunity to build a meaningful career in the environmental field? Do you want to work with a dynamic team of professionals striving to make a difference in all they do? Do you want to participate in Western Canada’s most exciting development projects? Do you want to do what you love in some of the most beautiful parts of the country? If so, look no further.


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

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 control our own destiny and promote a safety-conscious, people-first culture.


Triton is known for applying technical expertise and pragmatism to the challenges our clients task us with. Our multi-disciplinary team comprises environmental professionals specializing in aquatic and terrestrial biology, soil science, vegetation ecology, environmental assessment, environmental auditing, environmental monitoring/inspection, and resource management. We apply this wide range of expertise in providing practical environmental solutions to our clients.


Triton is growing and looking for the next generation of professionals to bolster our 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 also offer a competitive wage and benefits package, as well as 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 (RPBio, P.Biol, P.Ag, etc.)
  • 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
  • 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: August 2, 2021

Competition Reference:  EIPG-0621

We thank all applicants for their interest. Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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  • Location
    Prince George, British Columbia
  • Employment Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience