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Golder Associates Junior Industrial Hygiene Technician in OTTAWA, 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 a Junior Industrial Hygiene Technician to join our Environmental Science & Assessment team on a contractual basis based in Ottawa .

Working as a member of the environmental group, the successful candidate will be members of the industrial hygiene (IH) and environmental, health and safety (EHS) discipline and will provide field, technical and office support to the IH/EHS team.

An overview of your role will include:

  • Indoor air quality investigations

  • Industrial hygiene assessments and sampling for chemical and/or biological hazards;

  • Hazardous materials (asbestos, lead, mould, etc.) and assessments including sample collection

  • Health and safety audits

  • Reporting of sample results and field observations

  • Observation and oversight of remediation contractors

  • Preparing and calibrating sampling equipment for field use

  • Maintaining excellent field notes, including filing and management of all project-related field notes including data entry and assistance with report preparation

  • Identifying potential and existing site hazards. Preparing and adhering to site-specific health and safety plans to mitigate or eliminate risks to Golder's clients, employees and the public

  • Reporting all health and safety concerns, incidents and near miss events and participating in all office-lead health and safety initiatives

  • Maintaining a high standard of behavior to uphold Golder’s reputation and demonstrating a commitment to our core values

  • Participating in a team environment

  • Perform any other duties, including miscellaneous office-related tasks, as required

You will have a background in:

  • A diploma in occupational health and safety, industrial hygiene or environmental sciences is preferred

  • Knowledge of environment, health and safety legislation, best practices, and guidelines

  • Health and safety conscious

  • Ability to problem solve and think critically

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Diligent and detail oriented (takes excellent field notes)

  • Ability to speak and write in French is an asset

  • Strong people skills and an ability to work in a team environment

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

  • Previous experience working in the fields of hazardous materials, industrial hygiene, health and safety, radiation and/or ergonomics

  • Previous experience working in industrial and/or construction settings is also an asset

  • Working in a team environment and alone at sites across Ontario and Canada. International travel may be required

  • The ability to bend, lift and carry field equipment, up to 50 lbs

  • Possess a reliable vehicle, appropriate registration and insurance, and a valid driver’s license

  • Flexibility to work overtime, after regular business hours and on weekends (if needed) to meet project commitments and deliverables, and the ability to travel and work in unpredictable/varied weather conditions including the ability to hike on and around uneven and sloped terrain

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 13 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 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 AssociatesLtd. is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of persons withdisabilities in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians withDisabilities Act, 2005 (AODA), and all other applicable legislation. Golderwill provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process toapplicants with disabilities upon request.

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Title: Junior Industrial Hygiene Technician

Location: ON-OTTAWA

Requisition ID: 21001486