Hemmera, an Ausenco Company
An employee at Hemmera taking notes in the field  

Recognized as one of BC's Top Employers (2019):

Here are some of the reasons why Hemmera, an Ausenco Company was selected as one of BC's Top Employers (2019):

  • Hemmera supports ongoing employee education with generous tuition subsidies (to $3,500 for courses related to their position), financial bonuses for some professional accreditations (from $500 to $1,000) as well as for writing and submitting technical papers (to $1,000)
  • Hemmera employees are encouraged to keep fit with subsidized memberships to a shared-use onsite fitness facility that features personal lockers, shower facilities and instructor-led classes such as spin, yoga, pilates and Zumba -- employee teams also participate in the Vancouver Sun Run and the annual Bike to Work Week
  • Hemmera employees enjoy a busy social calendar throughout the year, including a Christmas holiday party at the popular Steel Toad Brewery, as well as a separate children's holiday party, an annual summer barbecue and monthly socials
Hemmera employees in the photo booth at the company's holiday party  

Highlights

Industry Environmental consulting services
Established in Canada 1994
Parent company Ausenco
Parent company head office Burnaby BC
Major Canadian hiring locations Oakville ON, Calgary AB, Vancouver BC, Victoria BC, Whitehorse YT
Full-time employees in Canada 212
Part-time employees in Canada 10
Average age of employees in Canada 40 years
Longest serving employee 18 years
Long-term savings matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 70% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 24 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $3,500 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Scope of charitable involvement local, national

Recognized as one of Canada's Greenest Employers (2019):

Here are some of the reasons why Hemmera, an Ausenco Company was selected as one of Canada's Greenest Employers (2019):

  • Hemmera actively encourages employees to power-down monitors, electronics and lighting when not in use (even just for 15 minutes) and offers candy incentives to encourage a green focus -- the employee-led environmental committee also hosts a new hire orientation program to help new employees start green
  • Hemmera's environmental committee focuses on three areas to address the company's environmental footprint: waste production, greenhouse gas reductions and energy use -- much of the committee's ongoing work consists of monitoring and measuring the company's impacts, creating awareness and educating employees on how best to minimize their impact, and reporting on the company's overall progress
Employees at Hemmera work on cleaning out a river  

Highlights

Industry Environmental consulting services
Major Canadian hiring locations Oakville ON, Calgary AB, Vancouver BC, Victoria BC, Whitehorse YT
Full-time employees in Canada 212
Employee green team Environment Committee
Senior executive who oversees initiatives Vice President, Marketing and Communications
Publishes sustainability report yes
Green highlights environmental program orientation for all new employees, coffee stations feature organic fair trade coffee, reusable cutlery and dishes, actively encourages employees to power-down monitors, electronics and lighting when not in use (and provides candy incentives), reminds employees to close blinds nightly in summer to help improve AC efficiency, tracks overall emissions from building operations to employee travel, monthly Eco-Tips posted online and around the office courtesy of the environmental committee
Building footprint includes rainwater collection, motion sensor for all lights, rainwater collection for landscaping and grounds
Extended recycling e-waste, batteries, organics (new program), each desk comes with a special three-way waste bin that lets employees efficiently sort their recycling, organics and non-recyclables directly
Commuter amenities corporate car-share account available for employees to use for business travel, transit passes provided for offsite meetings (to $200 annually), in-house online carpool sign-up system, Bike to Work Week, Commuter Challenge,, walk to public transit, secure/sheltered bicycle parking, online car-pool sign-up
Community partnerships Earth Day (asks employees to renew their green resolutions), Earth Hour, World Water Day

The Career Directory

Hemmera, an Ausenco Company has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Hemmera employees wearing pink shirts to show their support for anti-bullying initiatives

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Environmental consulting services
Full-time employees in Canada 101 to 250
Parent company Ausenco
Parent company head office Burnaby BC
Major Canadian hiring locations Oakville ON, Calgary AB, Vancouver BC, Victoria BC, Whitehorse YT
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $3,500 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Typical new grad positions Junior Engineer, Environmental Coordinator, Environmental Technician, Environmental Construction Monitor
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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