Golder Associates Environmental Field Technicians in DARTMOUTH, Nova Scotia

Golder Associates Ltd. is currently seeking Environmental Field Technicians to join our team in one of the following locations: Edmonton, Vancouver, or Halifax. The successful candidate(s) will join our growing Contaminated Sites team serving our large oil and gas client. The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting field work related to monitoring, investigating, remediating and reclaiming contaminated sites impacted with hydrocarbons (diesel, gasoline, crude oil etc.) salts and metals. It is expected the candidate will be self-motivated and will demonstrate strong time management and communication skills.

Responsibilities 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;

  • Identifying and reporting potential and existing site hazards, near loss incidents and loss incidents;

  • Maintaining excellent field notes and collecting and handling soil and groundwater samples;

  • Carrying out field work (i.e. groundwater monitoring, K-test data collection and analysis, soils sampling through test pit excavations or borehole drilling, subcontractor supervision, and drilling investigations, etc.) or office assignments under the direction of more experienced scientists and technical employees;

  • Supervising subcontractors for ground disturbance and utility location, surveying, borehole drilling, groundwater monitoring well installation and test pit excavation;

  • Overseeing remedial contractors including directing remedial excavations, waste tracking and progress reporting;

  • Preparing and coordinating project documentation, subcontractors and equipment for field programs;

  • Filing and managing all project related field notes including some data entry and assistance with report preparation

  • Performing and recording work tasks as requested efficiently and accurately while adhering to current industry standards and regulatory requirements.

  • The successful candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Diploma in environmental sciences;

  • A positive and enthusiastic attitude, willingness to learn and the ability to work with little supervision;

  • A minimum of one year of experience in contaminated site assessments;

  • 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;

  • A valid driver’s license;

  • Previous experience with soil and groundwater sampling is an asset;

  • Eligibility for professional certification is an asset.

Why Golder

  • Employer of choice supporting our people's growth, recognize excellence and reward innovation

  • Employee mentoring program

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Option to purchase shares in Golder Associates

  • Across disciplines and geographies, our people enjoy enriching and enduring careers working on challenging and transformative projects

  • You’ll find a sense of camaraderie and community that stems from our employee-ownership structure.

One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Platinum member status 11 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 40 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 is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals. As such, Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities, upon request.

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Title: Environmental Field Technicians

Location: NS-DARTMOUTH

Requisition ID: 18000562