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.
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 Occupational Hygiene Technician *
Requisition ID: 21002532