Construction Inspector


We’re looking for a Construction Inspector to join Palmer’s environmental team. Our ideal candidate has skills in construction environmental monitoring and experience managing a variety of construction related projects. Work experience with environmental protection and mitigation, erosion and sedimentation control, dust management, stream diversions, and habitat restoration is beneficial.

About Us:

As a wholly-owned subsidiary of SLR Consulting (Canada) Ltd. (SLR), Palmer Environmental Consulting Group Inc. (Palmer) is part of a global consultancy firm providing environmental and advisory solutions to clients, with a team of over 3,000 talented professionals delivering advice and support in Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and Africa. Palmer’s expertise builds on SLR’s existing environmental capabilities, creating one of the largest environmental teams in Canada. Palmer and SLR recognize the synergies in services related to fisheries, aquatic, and terrestrial ecology, hydrogeology, water resources, geology and geomorphology and continue to further expand and diversify the range of services and technical depth in Ontario and British Columbia.

What You’re Responsible For:

  • Conduct environmental monitoring and inspection for compliance with provincial environmental regulations and environmental management plans.
  • Determine the effectiveness of environmental mitigation measures to be installed or implemented during construction.
  • Notifying contractors of any issues that may require mitigation.
  • Ensure construction activities are carried out in accordance with environmental plans and procedures.
  • Document environmental conditions and observations adjacent to work areas.
  • Helping to correct construction activity that fails to meet environmental requirements or represent significant risk to the environment.
  • Keep detailed records of construction activities and environmental conditions of the Site.
  • Compile monitoring reports and inspection forms.
  • Work on multiple projects, to support execution of scope/budget/schedule to meet Client expectations.
  • Work collaboratively and communicate effectively with the project team.
  • Liaise with Clients, regulators, and subcontractors.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Degree or Diploma in Environmental Science or related field.
  • CISEC, EIT, GIT, C.Tech, or C.E.T. designation/certification would be an asset.
  • 5 years’ experience in the consulting industry or relevant industry
  • Construction environmental monitoring and soil/sediment/groundwater sampling experience would be an asset.
  • Ability and interest to undertake extensive fieldwork, in a range of weather conditions and on short notice.
  • Ability to manage a variety of projects concurrently while meeting challenging deadlines.
  • Ability to work additional or non-standard hours.
  • Strong problem solving, and analytical skills.
  • Detail-oriented and can work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication skills and experience working with multi-disciplinary teams to solve problems in a timely manner.

Work Location:

This position will be based out of Palmer’s Toronto office and includes frequent travel across southern Ontario for field work at various project sites. Flexible work location with an opportunity to work from the office, home, or both! All candidates must have a valid driver’s license and have access to a vehicle.


At Palmer, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equitable employment opportunities are available to all applicants. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our team is critical to our success, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Our application process aims to reduce bias by using a questionnaire to assess key skills. All demographic details commonly found in CVs are kept separate until candidates are chosen for an interview.

In addition, appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and hiring process as required by Company policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Toronto
Status: Accepting Applications
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