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Golder Associates Junior Aquatic Technician in CALGARY, Alberta

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

Golder has a new opportunity for Junior Aquatic Technicians to join our Biophysical team on a contractual basis based in Edmonton, Calgary, or Saskatoon.

An overview of your role will include:

  • Preparing and adhering to site-specific health and safety plans to mitigate or eliminate risks to you, Golder's clients, employees, and the public

  • Participating in fieldwork or office assignments

  • Working individually or within multi-disciplinary teams

  • Interacting with clients and contractors

  • Recording and managing project-related field data and notes and assisting with deliverable preparation

  • Completing tasks efficiently while adhering to current industry standards and regulatory requirements

You will have a background in:

  • Technical diploma or degree

  • Minimum of one year experience with aquatics fieldwork and field data collection

  • Prior consulting and environmental monitoring experience is an asset

  • A positive and enthusiastic attitude, a willingness to learn, and the ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Self-motivated and demonstrate strong time management skills

  • Willingness to travel and participate in fieldwork (including overtime hours)

  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment

  • Willingness to perform physically demanding work in various weather conditions

  • Willing to participate in remote field work and be able to adapt to unpredictable and/or inclement field conditions and changing schedules

  • Must be willing to be away from home for extended periods of time

  • Willingness to travel for extended periods sometimes with little notice

  • Understanding of basic field sampling methods and sample collection techniques as well as working knowledge of basic field equipment such as a GPS, water quality meters, etc.

  • Experience with boating, ATV, snowmobiles, and or Argos

  • Strong awareness of health and safety issues and a safety-conscious attitude

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with particular attention to detail and accuracy of field notes

  • Experience with fish and fish habitat sampling and collection methods including electrofishing, gill netting, and trapping

  • A valid driver’s license

Experience with the following are considered assets:

  • Environmental monitoring experience on construction sites

  • Experience conducting general wildlife, bird, vegetation, or soil surveys

  • Experience working with boats, motors, ATVs, and mechanical troubleshooting

  • Pleasure Craft Operator Card

  • Job-specific training courses, such as Electrofishing Certification

  • Experience working in remote areas

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • On the job training, mentoring, and coaching

  • Global projects and travel opportunities

One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Platinum member status 13 consecutive years

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 30 countries, Golder’s 6,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

Golder Associates Ltd. is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA), and all other applicable legislation. Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities upon request.

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Title: Junior Aquatic Technician

Location: AB-CALGARY

Requisition ID: 21000421