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 four full service offices in Ontario and Quebec with associated offices in both Eastern and Western Canada. THEM offers 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

Manager – Environmental Services (Eastern Ontario) (Ref. Job # THEM-032417)

Immediate Opening for (1) Full Time Permanent Position

Locations: Ottawa

 Harris Environmental Management (“THEM”) is a multidisciplinary organization consisting of a team of professional engineers and geoscientists, certified industrial hygienists, chemists, geologists, environmental scientists, engineering technicians, and laboratory technicians. We specialize in various areas of environmental assessments, abatement and management. We are proud of our team of seasoned professionals, the quality of service which we provide, the working environment, and the career opportunities we offer.

THEM is currently seeking a Full-Time Manager – Environmental Services (Eastern Ontario) to join our team in the Ottawa office!  The successful candidate will be responsible for managing all aspects of environmental projects for THEM clients.  In addition, you will be responsible for business development and growth of the environmental  area of this office, training technicians, scheduling and overseeing the work of the technicians and ensuring that projects remain within the proposed economic and timelines budgeted.

The key accountabilities of the role include, but are not limited to researching and developing proposals and forecasting the costs associated with projects; managing the day-to-day operational and tactical aspects of multiple or large scale projects; project management work related to environmental site assessments for industrial, commercial, governmental and private clients including the completion of administrative tasks (i.e. invoicing, time sheets, etc.); developing and maintaining liaisons with clients, suppliers and contractors; direct staffing, recruiting, training and performance management of workforce; identifying needs and opportunities for new business relationships and participating in marketing and business development efforts; prepare reports, specifications, tender documents and drawings; and implement engagement review and quality assurance procedures in accordance with our methodology to ensure profitable and successful execution of consulting engagements as measured by regional goals and client satisfaction.


The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Minimum Honours Bachelor of Applied Science (Engineering) degree or equivalent plus 3 to 5 years of field experience with Environmental Management projects. A Graduate degree in engineering or a related field would be a definite asset;
  • Professional designation as a P.Eng. and/or P.Geo. in the Province of Ontario;
  • Member of the OIQ (Ordre des Ingenieurs de Quebec) or eligible to become a member would be considered an asset;
  • Thorough understanding of all relevant provincial and federal legislative requirements in the area of Health and Safety for project management and the safety and welfare of THEM employees;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (French and English) in order to deal effectively with clients, technicians, fellow managers, administrative personnel and contractors;
  • Strong organizational and time management skills are necessary to oversee multiple projects and research and develop proposals;
  • Supervisory experience is a must to manage a staff of technicians or contractors involved in a project;
  • Project management and organizational skills are necessary to plan and run a project;
  • Proficiency in Windows applications, Microsoft Office, CAD and basic drawing software, spreadsheets, e-mail, and ability to read and interpret architectural, mechanical and electrical drawings;
  • Technical competency using various types of testing equipment and personal protective equipment;
  • Initiative is required to make recommendations, take action, and work with little direction;
  • ASP card for Quebec would be an asset and valid driver’s license and clean abstract is a must; and
  • Must be eligible to attain security clearance for working in federal government buildings and properties.

Key Core Competencies to achieve success in this role include:

  • Financial Management
  • Business Development
  • Communication
  • Technical Understanding
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Client Management

Why Apply?

  • We empower and motivate
  • We foster continuous learning and personal development
  • We support and believe in each other
  • Diversity
  • We take your wellbeing seriously

How to Apply?

Kindly forward your resume and cover letter via email to recruitment@e2rsolutions.com, using the subject line “Manager – Environmental Services (Eastern Ontario) – Reference Number THEM-032417”.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to the contact above by no later than June 16, 2017.

Industrial Hygiene Technician / Occupational Hygiene Technician (Ref # TO-IH TECH 2017)

One (1) full time permanent position -Toronto Office – Immediate Opening

We are currently seeking motivated individuals with exceptional communication and leadership skills to join our team. A successful candidate(s) will be responsible for monitoring and reporting hazard/exposure assessments for chemical, biological and physical agents, air quality investigations, conducting hazardous substances surveys, carrying out Occupational and Environmental Health (O&EH) program development, conducting compliance audits, risk assessments, occupational hygiene assessments and providing recommendations for remedial action. We require an Industrial Hygiene Technician with proven interpersonal and technical skills, knowledge of Occupational Health & Safety and Environmental Regulations, and training ability. Consulting or industrial experience is essential.

Knowledge & Skill Requirements

  • Degree from accredited curriculum, plus appropriate continuing education in Environmental Sciences, Engineering, Chemistry or related science field
  • Industrial / occupational hygiene work experience is an asset
  • Working Toward and/or eligible for CIH and/or ROH
  • Commitment to professional excellence
  • Excellent relationship building skills to be able to foster and maintain cooperative working relationships with others
  • Highly effective communication and report writing skills
  • Initiative and self-motivation to make recommendations, take action, and work with little direction
  • Proficiency in Windows applications, spreadsheets, e-mail
  • Strong leadership skills coupled with a ‘team player’ attitude
  • Technical competency using various types of testing and air sampling equipment
  • Time management, multi-tasking and organizational skills to plan and run a project or projects concurrently
  • Valid driver’s license and an insured automobile
  • Must be medically fit to wear a respirator and able to obtain a satisfactory fit test for respirators
  • Able to work in extreme conditions, i.e. heat, cold, heights
  • Fluent in English

Please forward resume with cover letter quoting reference # TO-IH TECH 2017 in the subject line to:  resume@tharris.ca


Environmental/Occupational Health & Safety Technicians (Ref. Job # TO-Tech 2017)

Immediate Opening for (3) Full Time Permanent Positions

Locations: Toronto, Ottawa & London, Occupational Hygiene/Hazmat Department

We are currently seeking motivated individuals with exceptional communication and leadership skills to join our team. We require Environmental/OH&S Technicians in Toronto, Ottawa and London 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

  • Mandatory French language for Ottawa office and desirable for London & Toronto
  • Certifications/Designations: WRT, AMRT, CET or ROHT
  • WHMIS, First Aid, Fall Protection and other health and safety training
  • 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 O. Reg. 490/09 & 278/05 Designated Substances, OHSA & O. Reg. 833

Other Requirements

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, vehicle, and have a satisfactory driving record
  • Must be able to obtain CPIC 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 # TO-Tech 2017 and City in the cover letter and email subject line.

Forward your resume to Human Resources Department T. Harris Environmental Management Inc. Email: resume@tharris.ca



Environmental Technician (Ref. Job # TO-0517-2)

Immediate Opening for a Full Time Permanent Position
Location: Toronto, Ontario – Environmental Department

We are currently seeking motivated individuals with exceptional communication and organizational skills to join our team. We require an Environmental Technician in Ontario with interpersonal, technical skills, and knowledge of Ontario and Canadian Environmental Regulations.

Environmental Technician

The successful candidate will possess effective communication skills and will manage relationships with clients, vendors and contractors. We are looking for a motivated, self-starter who possesses sound judgment and critical thinking under pressure, as well as the desire to work within a small team environment and grow with our company.  Under indirect supervision, the technician will inspect client locations, perform necessary tests, write reports on findings, monitor contractor work and ensure legislative compliance with regard to environmental risk management and occupational health and safety.  Technicians will collect and analyze samples to assess exposure levels to physical, chemical and biological agents and recommend ways to control workplace hazards through elimination or substitution, engineering methods, modified work procedures and protective equipment, as appropriate.

Duties include:

  • Conducting fieldwork for Phase 1 and Phase 2 environmental site assessments including site supervision, soil sample collection, borehole logging, shallow and deep groundwater monitoring well installations and groundwater/surface water sampling;
  • Supervising multidisciplinary field programs including on-site safety supervision, associated documentation, contractor management and on-site client liaison; work with clients in various sectors
  • Assisting with remediation planning and implementation including site supervision and confirmatory sampling;
  • Assisting Project Managers in all aspects of project execution including tracking field activities, data checking and preparing supporting documentation for reports and liability assessments.
  • Completing personal administration, including record keeping, correct and timely submission of timesheets, expense reports, etc.;
  • Must possess strong time management, , problem solving, and written and verbal communication skills;
  • Becoming familiar with safety manuals and complying with all Health & Safety policies and procedures;
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office, including Word, Excel, Power Point, and mapping and drawing software such as AutoCAD, QuickCAD, Autosketch, Google Earth, and/or related programs
  • Experienced in understanding and applying relevant environmental regulations.


  • Honours Bachelor of Science/Applied Science (Engineering)/Environmental Studies or equivalent degree, or 3 year college Diploma in Engineering or related Environmental field
  • Minimum of 2 years experience; those with additional experience are encouraged to apply. Certification (e.g. C.E.T. or C.Tech.) and/or member of OACETT or other Technical Society is considered an asset. Valid driver’s license with clean driving abstract; must have own vehicle.

Please attach your resume in MS Word format with a cover letter and  with salary expectations, quoting Job Reference # TO-0517-2:

Forward your resume to Human Resources Department T. Harris Environmental Management Inc. Email: 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.