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About Us

T. Harris Environmental Management Inc. (THEM) is a diverse group of industrial hygiene, engineering, scientific, and technical professionals providing consulting services to a variety of industrial, real estate, banking, commercial, and government clients. Founded in 1979, THEM is one of the original Occupational and Environmental Health (O&EH) consulting firms nationwide.

We have five full-service offices in Ontario, Quebec and Alberta with associated offices in both Eastern and Western Canada. We offer a competitive salary and performance-based bonus along with a comprehensive health benefit plan and professional development and training opportunities.

Learn more about the benefits of building a career with us in the “Why THEM?” section

Please note: only those candidates short-listed for an interview will receive acknowledgement of their application.
 


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES


Junior Occupational Hygienist (Ref. Job # TO-IH-2018)

Immediate Opening for One (1) Full Time Permanent Position
Locations: Toronto, Ontario – Occupational Hygiene Department  

We are currently seeking motivated individuals with exceptional communication and leadership skills to join our team. We require a Junior Occupational Hygienist with interpersonal and technical skills, knowledge of Occupational Hygiene, Occupational Health & Safety and Environmental Regulations. The successful candidate will conduct exposure assessments for chemical, biological and physical agents, carry out indoor air quality studies, and deliver other services relating to occupational health and safety, as requested by clients.  This professional will perform necessary tests, write reports on finding, and ensure legislative compliance with regard to risk management and occupational health and safety.

Knowledge & Skill Requirements

  • Two (2) to five (5) years of related work experience required
  • Honours Bachelor of Science / Applied Science (Engineering) or equivalent degree in Occupational Health and Safety field
  • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) or Registered Occupational Hygienist (ROH) or eligible to write exams in 2018
  • Excellent presentation skills and experience with delivering training is an asset
  • Technical competency using various types of testing equipment
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent relationship and team building skills
  • Effective time management, multi-tasking and organizational skills
  • Initiative to act appropriately without constant supervision
  • Confidence to make effective decisions in a timely manner
  • Sampling strategy / similar exposure groups and exposure modelling
  • Data interpretation including lognormal probability plotting / Bayesian statistical analysis

Other Requirements

  • Proficiency in Windows applications, spreadsheets and e-mail, and able to read and interpret CAD drawings
  • Valid Ontario driver’s license and access to a vehicle.
  • Active in the occupational hygiene and/or safety community (an asset).

Please forward resume in MS Word or PDF format with cover letter and with salary expectations to resume@tharris.ca.  Please quote Job Reference # TO-IH-2018 in the cover letter and email subject line.

 


This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed in this job classification. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities and duties required of this job classification. We thank you for your interest in pursuing a career with the team at T. Harris Environmental Management Inc. and for taking the time to research our firm. We appreciate how difficult it is to secure employment at this point in time and we will review your CV in detail. However, we will only respond to those candidates that may fill a void in our firm or for any expressed openings that we may have.


Environmental/Occupational Health & Safety Technicians (Ref. Job # ED-Tech 2018 )

Immediate Opening for One (1) Full Time Permanent Positions
Locations: Edmonton, Alberta – Occupational Hygiene/Hazmat Department  

We are currently seeking motivated individuals with exceptional communication and leadership skills to join our team. We require an Environmental/OH&S Technician in Edmonton, Alberta with interpersonal and technical skills, knowledge of Hazardous Materials, Occupational Hygiene, Occupational Health & Safety and Environmental Regulations. The successful candidate will perform fieldwork associated with sampling and monitoring of chemical, physical and biological agents including but not limited to asbestos, lead, silica and mould.

Knowledge & Skill Requirements

  • Honours Bachelor of Science, Environmental Studies or equivalent degree or 3-year college Diploma in Engineering or related Environmental or Occupational Health and Safety
  • One to three years of field experience
  • Required to perform field work most of the time
  • Strong leadership skills coupled with a ‘team player’ attitude
  • Commitment to professional excellence
  • Highly effective communication and report writing skills
  • Ability to work within a team or independently as required
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • Microsoft Office Suite, Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills

Desirable Assets

  • Certifications/Designations: CET, ROHT, etc. are an asset
  • WHMIS, First Aid, Fall Protection and other health and safety training is an asset
  • Previous field experience with asbestos, sampling, surveying and inspections
  • Familiarity with hazardous building materials such as lead, silica, mercury & PCBs
  • Air quality monitoring experience, flood investigation and mould assessments
  • Experience with IAQ evaluations and occupational hygiene assessments
  • Able and willing to work during non-regular business hours, including weekends
  • Familiar with Occupation Health and Safety Act – RSA 2000 cO-2 and SA 2017 cO-2.1, Designated Substances, Alberta Asbestos Manual and Asbestos Regulations

Other Requirements

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, vehicle, and have a satisfactory driving record
  • Must be able to obtain Police Clearance Check and federal government security clearance for educational and governmental clients
  • Medically fit to wear and able to pass a fit test for full/half face air purifying respirators
  • Able to work in extreme conditions, i.e. heat, cold, heights

Please attach your resume in MS Word or PDF format with a cover letter and with salary expectations and quote Job Reference # ED-Tech 2018 in the cover letter and email subject line:

Please forward resume with cover letter quoting reference # ED-Tech 2018 in the subject line to resume@tharris.ca


We thank you for your interest in pursuing a career with the team at T. Harris Environmental Management Inc. and for taking the time to research our firm. We appreciate how difficult it is to secure employment at this point in time and we will review your CV in detail. However, we will only respond to those candidates that may fill a void in our firm or for any expressed openings that we may have.