Golder Associates Environmental, Health and Safety Field Technician in LONDON, Ontario
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 an Environmental, Heath and Safety Field Technician to join our Environmental Permitting and Monitoring team on a full-time basis based in London, Ontario .
This position includes working on a variety of EHS-related projects involving hazardous materials, occupational hygiene, indoor air quality, microbial assessments, and health & safety.
An overview of your role will include:
1. SAMPLE COLLECTION / TESTING
Collection and handling of samples and/or completing required testing for:
Asbestos assessments and abatement;
Microbial assessments and remediation;
Occupational hygiene (i.e. noise, biological, chemical, radiation and other); and
Indoor air quality.
Preparing and calibrating sampling equipment for field use;
Collection and maintenance of detailed field notes and observations;
Completion of required work tasks while adhering to current industry standards and regulatory requirements;
Preparation and use of air monitoring equipment; and
Basic application and interpretation of results to ensure the quality and accuracy of deliverables.
2. MONITORING / SURVEYING
Site reconnaissance, inspections, and observations for hazardous materials, microbial assessments, industrial hygiene monitoring, infection control and other related EHS discipline work; and
Accurately record relevant data through the appropriate means, medium, and/or equipment.
Prepare and coordinate/assist with project documentation, which could include tabulation of field data and interpreting and preparing written deliverables;
Prepare technically and commercially sound proposals based on an understanding of clients’ requirements; and
File and manage all project related field notes including some data entry and assistance with report preparation.
4. MONITORING CONTRACTORS & SUPERVISING SUBCONTRACTORS
Monitor contractors on behalf of our Clients to ensure they are meeting the project scope of work and regulatory requirements safely and professionally; and
In the absence of a more senior Golder employee, supervise Golder qualified subcontractors to ensure they are meeting the requirements of the contract safely and professionally.
5. Health and Safety
Promote and adhere to our corporate Health and Safety policies and procedures;
Participate in the preparation of environmental health and safety plans and adhere to site-specific requirements to mitigate or eliminate risk to Golder staff, our clients, our employees and the public;
Identify and report potential and existing site hazards, incidents, and potential Fatal Risk Controls; and
Ensure proper care, handling, and storage of equipment, samples, and products.
6. Teamwork and Collaboration
Work with and support other Golder employees in the field and/or office;
Carry out field work under the direction of more experienced Golder employees; and
If necessary, provide guidance/mentorship to junior Golder employees.
You will have the following qualifications and attributes:
Technical diploma or degree in occupational health, EHS, environmental science or arelated discipline;
Knowledge of Microsoft Office products is essential;
Excellent attention to detail;
Good communication skills, both verbal and written;
Comfortable in a client facing role with demonstrated ability to liaise with clients and build/develop relationships;
4-5 years of previous field experience is an asset, preferably in a consulting environment with experience in two of more of the following: industrial/occupational hygiene, health & safety, hazardous materials, ergonomics, radiation protection, compliance and assurance, process safety and/or demolition or decommissioning services;
Ability to multi-task in order to meet multiple clients and project needs simultaneously. Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize requests;
A valid driver’s license;
Positive health and safety attitude;
Able to adapt to changing circumstances, environments, hazards;
Work independently, show initiative and exercise good judgement;
EHS-related professional accreditation or actively working towards; and
Availability and willingness to travel periodically within North America as required, occasionally for extended periods of time. Frequency and duration of travel and site work will depend on business and client needs.Working conditions and physical demands:
Lifting, moving, and carrying up to 25 kg may be required;
Periods of standing, sitting, and walking on a variety of surfaces, including in extreme temperatures and weather conditions;
Safely driving to and from sites;
Extended periods away from home location due to field assignments;
Required to work non-standard hours and/or in various time zones;
Manual dexterity required to use equipment, peripherals, and computers; and
Wear correct PPE as specified, including air-purifying respirators.
Your benefits at Golder will include:
Competitive benefits and remuneration packages
Option to purchase shares in Golder
Employee owned structure - own the business, own the result
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 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, Health and Safety Field Technician
Requisition ID: 19000636