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Golder Associates Field Technician in YELLOWKNIFE, United States

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 Environmental Field Technician to join our Water team on a contractual basis based in Yellowknife .

An overview of your role will include:

  • Undertaking training for field and office work activities

  • Carrying out field work (i.e., terrestrial and aquatics sampling, assist other field programs, general environmental data collection) or office assignments under the direction of experienced scientists and technicians

  • Occasionally performing physically arduous tasks and working up to 12-hour days outdoors

  • Maintaining field notes while completing field work and using field equipment to measure environmental indicators

  • Preparing and coordinating project documentation and equipment for field programs

  • Filing and managing all project related field notes, including data entry and assistance with report preparation

  • Preparing and adhering to site-specific health and safety plans to mitigate or eliminate risks to you, Golder’s clients, employees, and the public

  • Performing field and office work tasks as requested efficiently and accurately while adhering to written instructions and regulatory requirements

The following are an advantage for this role:

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

  • Self-motivated and demonstrates strong time management and communication skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Strong awareness of health and safety issues and a safety conscious attitude

  • Willingness to work on remote sites

  • A valid driver’s license

The following attributes and experience are useful, but not a requirement for this role:

  • Post-secondary diploma in Environmental Sciences

  • Previous experience with environmental field data collection

  • Eligibility for professional certification

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 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 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: *Field Technician *


Requisition ID: 21001416