Golder Associates Environmental Field Technician in TERRACE, British Columbia
At Golder, wethrive on challenges.
Golder is not just a place to work, itis a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate,innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in astrong 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 Field Technician to join our Environmental Remediation & Water team on a full-time basis based in Terrace. It is expected the candidate will be self-motivated, enjoy working in the field, have a flexible attitude and be willing to support the wider Terrace office as needed.
An overview of yourrole will include:
Conductingcontaminated site investigations and remediation projects at contaminated sitesin British Columbia and the Yukon for clients from a wide range of sectorsincluding mining, oil and gas, transportation, ports & harbours, andgovernment agencies
Carryingout field work, including soil, groundwater, and surface water sampling
Preparingand adhering to site-specific health and safety plans to mitigate or eliminaterisks to you, Golder's clients, employees, and the public
Identifyingand reporting potential and existing site hazards, near loss incidents and lossincidents
Maintainingexcellent field notes and collecting and handling soil and groundwater samples
Supervisingsubcontractors for ground disturbance and utility location, surveying, boreholedrilling, groundwater monitoring well installation, test pit excavation
Overseeingremedial contractors including directing remedial excavations, waste trackingand progress reporting
Preparingand coordinating project documentation, subcontractors, and equipment for fieldprograms
Filingand managing all project related field notes including some data entry andassistance with report preparation
Performingand recording work tasks as requested efficiently and accurately while adheringto current industry standards and regulatory requirements
You will have a background in:
Diploma in environmental sciences
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
Previous experience with soil and groundwater sampling is an asset
Strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
A positive and enthusiastic attitude, willingness to learn
Ability to take direction and work in both a team environment and independently
Being capable of working in various weather conditions
Being able to lift and carry equipment up to 50 lbs
Troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
A willingness to support out of town assignments for extended periods
Valid driver’s license (Class 5)
Proficiency with Microsoft Office and general computer usage
Your benefits at Golder will include:
Competitive benefits and remuneration packages
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 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 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 Technician
Requisition ID: 20001138