Golder Associates Geo-Environmental Field Technician in VANCOUVER, British Columbia
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 an opportunity for an Environmental Field Technician to join our Environmental Remediation & Water team on a full-time basis based in Vancouver. 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 BC interior offices as needed.
An overview of your role will include:
Conducting contaminated site investigations and remediation projects at contaminated sites in British Columbia and the Yukon for clients from a wide range of sectors including mining, oil and gas, transportation, ports & harbours, and government agencies
Carrying out field work, including soil, groundwater, and surface water sampling
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
Supervising subcontractors for ground disturbance and utility location, surveying, borehole drilling, groundwater monitoring well installation, 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
You will have a background in:
Environmental Technician Diploma, or similar
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, including Excel, and general computer usage
Your benefits at Golder will include:
Competitive benefits and remuneration packages
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.
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: Geo-Environmental Field Technician
Requisition ID: 21001376