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 an Environmental Field Technician (Intermediate) to join one of our Contaminated Sites team based in Halifax . This new opportunity will allow you to conduct field work related to monitoring, investigating, remediating and reclaiming contaminated sites impacted by hydrocarbons (diesel, gasoline crude oil etc.) salts and metals. It is expected that you are self-motivated and will demonstrate strong time management and communication skills.
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 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 experience 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 or related
- A positive and enthusiastic attitude, willingness to learn and the ability to work with little supervision
- A minimum of three years of experience of contaminated site assessments
- Strong awareness of health and safety issues and a safety conscious attitude
- Strong interpersonal communication skills
- Attention to detail and accuracy of field notes
- A valid driver's license
- Previous experience with soil and ground water sampling is an asset
- Eligibility for professional certification is an asset
Your benefits at Golder will include:
- Employee owned structure - own the business, own the result
- 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
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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 40 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 is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals. As such, Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities, upon request.