Golder Associates Junior Occupational Hygienist in CALGARY, Alberta

Golder Associates Ltd. is currently recruiting for a contractual Junior Occupational Hygiene Technologist to join our Calgary or Edmonton office. You will be a member of our OHSBE group 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.

Your role and responsibilities 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 (ie. 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 maybe required

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

  • Travel within the country will be required

The successful candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:

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

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

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

  • Possess a reliable vehicle, with appropriate registration and insurance

  • Requirement to wear personal protective equipment - ie. 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 skills and an ability to work in a team environment

As an employee at Golder Associates:

  • You will have the opportunity to purchase shares in Golder Associates

  • Many career and personal development opportunities and support of personal growth

  • Be part of the employee mentoring program

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages to fit your needs

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As a global, employee-owned organisation with over 50 years of experience, Golder Associates is driven by our purpose to engineer earth’s development while preserving earth’s integrity. From more than 180 offices worldwide, our over 8000 employees deliver solutions that help our clients achieve their sustainable development goals by providing a wide range of independent consulting, design and construction services in our specialist areas of earth, environment and energy.

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*Title: *Junior Occupational Hygienist**

*Location: *AB-CALGARY**

*Requisition ID: *18000208**