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Golder Associates | Dartmouth, MA
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Job Description

Environmental Field Technician

Location: CA-AB-Edmonton
Job ID: 2017-12964
Area of Interest: EN - Contaminant Investigation and Remediation
Job Type: Contract
# of Positions: 9
Education (Minimum): Technical Diploma
Posted Date: 5/4/2017
Experience (Years): ..

Job Responsibilities:
Golder Associates Ltd. is currently seeking Environmental Field Technicians to join our team in one of the following locations: Edmonton, Vancouver, or Halifax. The successful candidate(s) will join our growing Contaminated Sites team serving our large oil and gas client. The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting field work related to monitoring, investigating, remediating and reclaiming contaminated sites impacted with hydrocarbons (diesel, gasoline, crude oil etc.) salts and metals. It is expected the candidate will be self-motivated and will demonstrate strong time management and communication skills.

Responsibilities 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 field work (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.

Job Requirements:
The successful candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:
* 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.

Additional Information:

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As a global, employee-owned organisation with over 50 years of experience, Golder Associates is driven by our purpose to engineer earth's development while preserving earth's integrity. From more than 160 offices worldwide, our over 6,000 employees deliver solutions that help our clients achieve their sustainable development goals by providing a wide range of independent consulting, design and construction services in our specialist areas of earth, environment and energy..

About Golder Associates

Golder Associates is a global company specializing in ground engineering and environmental services. Employee owned since its formation in 1960, Golder now employs over 7,000 people who operate from more than 160 offices located throughout Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe, North America and South America.