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Golder Associates Environmental Field Technician in MISSISSAUGA, 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.

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 Field Technician to join our Contaminated Sites team on a full-time regular basis based in the Greater Toronto Area.

The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting field work related to monitoring, investigating, remediating, and reclaiming contaminated sites. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will support projects related to the assessment and management of low-level radioactive waste. It is expected the candidate will be self-motivated and will demonstrate strong time management and communication skills.

An overview of your role will 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 while adhering to current industry standards and regulatory requirements

  • Carrying out fieldwork (e.g. groundwater monitoring, 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

  • Applying and interpreting results for quality and accuracy of the end product

  • 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

You will have a background in:

  • Bachelor’s degree or technical diploma in a related field (e.g. environmental sciences, environmental technology)

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

  • 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

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

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.

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Title: Environmental Field Technician


Requisition ID: 21002931