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Golder Associates Junior Occupational Hygiene 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.

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

Golder has a new opportunity for a Junior Occupational Hygiene Technician to join our Occupational Health & Safety team on a contractual basis based in Edmonton or Calgary.

You will be a member of our OHS team which consists of occupational hygienists, hazardous materials professionals, safety professionals and technologists. As a consultant, you will be providing occupational hygiene support to a variety of client types. You will be initially work under the supervision of project managers and senior team members, with the opportunity to rapidly assume increasing autonomy and responsibility. Golder provides mentoring of junior staff, all required safety and technical training courses, on the job shadowing and training to maximize your learning opportunity.

An overview of your role will include:

  • Preparing and calibrating sampling equipment for field use

  • Conducting site assessments for asbestos, mold, lead, PCB’s, etc.

  • Sample collection in the field, data interpretation, and preparation of reports

  • Interpreting and/or analyzing sample/data results in relation to legislative requirements and industry-accepted guidelines and criteria

  • Supervising asbestos abatement activities

  • Identifying site issues or project concerns and recommending corrective actions

  • Conducting air quality assessments, including indoor air and occupational hygiene (i.e. IAQ, welding fume, noise)

  • Basic client liaison to ensure health, safety, and occupational hygiene needs are addressed and met

  • Participate in the Health and Safety program

  • Participate in the Quality Control program

  • Flexibility in meeting client schedules – evening, night, and weekend work may be required

  • Office and field-related work and periodic overtime work will be required

  • Travel within the country will be required

You will have a background in:

  • Enrollment in occupational hygiene, safety, chemical or environmental programs

  • Knowledge in occupational hygiene and asbestos-related issues considered an asset

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication and critical thinking skills

  • Access to a reliable vehicle, with appropriate registration and insurance

  • Requirement to wear personal protective equipment (i.e. respiratory protection, hard hat, high-visibility vests, fire retardant coveralls, safety boots, and safety glasses)

  • A desire to broaden range of professional skills

  • Able to adapt quickly, while managing a busy workload

  • Have proven problem-solving skills

  • Office software applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)

  • Enthusiastic and versatile, willing to take on responsibility

  • Strong people and an ability to work in a team environment

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

Please note – As part of the hiring process, you may be requested to participate in a one-way video interview.

One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Platinum member status 15 consecutive years

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder, now a member of WSP, is a leading, global 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.

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of Golder (member of WSP). Given the importance of keeping one another safe and the growing list of our clients including vaccination status as part of their mandated health and safety requirements to work with them, you will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Golder (member of WSP) as a condition of employment. You may also be required to undergo additional immunization to maintain a fully vaccinated status against COVID-19 whenever local Public Health Authorities recommend additional immunization.

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.

To learn more about our company and culture click here to view The Promise of Golder ( video.


Title: *Junior Occupational Hygiene Technician *

Location: AB-CALGARY

Requisition ID: 21002532