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Golder Associates Junior Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist in WHITBY, 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 a Junior Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist on a full-time basis based in Whitby. The EHS Specialist will work as part of our multi-discipline team of about 35 occupational and industrial hygienists, environmental professionals, and hazardous materials managers.

The successful candidate will work on projects involving hazardous materials management, Industrial Hygiene and/or environmental health & safety related projects. The EH&S Specialist will be involved in a broad range of responsibilities including:

An overview of your role will include:

  • Provide Industrial Hygiene services to our clients, which will include:

  • Conducting qualitative and quantitative worker exposure assessments of chemical, physical, biological agents;

  • Conducting Indoor Air Quality Assessments (IAQ);

  • Conducting Hygiene, health and safety compliance/conformance and management systems audits;

  • Providing Hazardous Materials Management Expertise, including:

  • Conducting building assessments for hazardous materials, including asbestos, lead, and mould;

  • Preparing, developing, and tendering remediation specifications for hazardous material removal, including asbestos, lead and mould; and,

  • Providing on-site inspection services for hazardous materials abatement and remediation projects, including contractor oversight, air sampling, and reporting.

  • Actively participating in and encouraging adherence to our Health and Safety program and industry best practise;

  • Developing and maintaining good working relations with existing and perspective clients;

  • Participating in the development and mentoring of professional and technical staff; and,

  • Assisting in the development and growth of our location and company.

You will have a background in:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Sciences or equivalent;

  • A minimum of 1 year experience as a Hazardous Materials Manager or Environmental Health and Safety Professional;

  • Certification as a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) or actively working towards certification;

  • In depth knowledge of occupational health and safety legislation;

  • Working knowledge of industrial hygiene practices and indoor air quality assessments including maintenance and calibration of field equipment;

  • Experience in providing services and/or training in hazardous materials management considered as asset;

  • Proven ability to participate as part of a team of skilled professionals;

  • Demonstrated commitment to execute and deliver the highest quality service;

  • The ability to work weekends and evenings as required to meet project commitments; and,

  • The ability to travel for extended periods of time (2-4 weeks at a time) and work on a rotational basis outside of local office.

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

Please note – As part of the hiring process, you may be requested to participate in a one-way video interview.

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.

To learn more about our company and culture click here to view The Promise of Golder ( video.


Title: *Junior Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist *

Location: ON-WHITBY

Requisition ID: 21003010