Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We are a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities we support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.
We have an opening for an Intermediate Environmental Science/Field Technologist position in our Edmonton or Calgary, AB office. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting emergency spill response, environmental field data collection, analysis, and reporting in our Environmental Services group, primarily within the remediation and revitalization team. There will also be additional opportunities to work on other environmental services projects.
Your Key Responsibilities
Fulfilling health and safety requirements and completing all work in accordance with established protocols
Providing logistical support for reporting and field work
Field work may include data collection for groundwater monitoring, soil sampling, surface water sampling, sediment sampling, and other environmental field services
Participate in emergency spill response on short notice
Participating in local and remote-areas field work, working up to 12 hours per day
Supporting and conducting site assessments (Phase I and II ESAs) with experience in the upstream and downstream oil and gas, commercial and/or industrial sectors
Conducting drilling, test pitting, and remedial programs including soil logging and sampling
Ensuring that field data is collected using best practices in accordance with standard procedures
Accurate recording of field data through implementation of quality management procedures and attention to detail
Data entry/management and technical reporting
Assisting with equipment maintenance and management
Your Capabilities and Credentials
Dedication to working safely within established procedures and protocols
Adaptability, organization, critical thinking, self-motivation, a keen willingness to learn, a love of the outdoors, attention to detail, succinct writing ability, and ability to multitask
Strong communication skills and the ability to identify issues in the field while working with senior staff to develop solutions
Proficiency with standard productivity software including all MSOffice products
Additional skills such as current First Aid training, WHMIS, H2S Alive, UTV operator training are assets but are not required. Training will be provided as necessary.,
Practical knowledge of working outdoors and mechanical aptitude are assets but are not required.
Ability to lift 50 pounds
Able to travel and mobilize to local or remote sites on minimal notice.
A valid driver’s license.
Have a minimum of 3-4 years of related field experience
Education and Experience
The successful candidate must have completed a post-secondary certificate program in Environmental Science, Engineering Technology, or a related discipline.
Field experience in emergency response including initial response, containment recovery, regulatory compliance, communication with stakeholders (Clients, Landowners, Regulators) is considered an asset.
Fieldwork may include long days (12 hours), with travel, last-minute schedule changes, and exposure to the elements including inclement weather. A valid driver’s license and the ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs. is a requirement for this position.
This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice
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