Environmental Field Technician *Golder* Vancouver

Date: 
Thursday, May 27, 2021 to Wednesday, June 30, 2021

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 is currently seeking an Environmental Field Technician to join our team on a 1-year contract based in Vancouver . The successful candidate will join our growing Contaminated Sites team serving our large oil and gas client .

An overview of your role will include:

  • 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
  • Carrying out fieldwork (i.e. groundwater monitoring, K-test data collection and analysis, soils sampling through test pit excavations or borehole drilling, subcontractor supervision, and drilling investigations, etc.) or office assignments under the direction of more experienced scientists and technical employees
  • Supervising subcontractors for ground disturbance and utility location, surveying, borehole drilling, groundwater monitoring well installation, and 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:

  • Diploma in environmental sciences
  • A positive and enthusiastic attitude, willingness to learn and the ability to work with little supervision
  • A minimum of one year of experience in contaminated site assessments
  • 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
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Previous experience with soil and groundwater sampling is an asset
  • Eligibility for professional certification is an asset

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • 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

For more information and to apply, please visit Golder.

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