Environmental Field Technician - Military veterans preferred

2020-05-22
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Edmonton
Canada

Canada - Alberta, Edmonton

Job Summary

The Environmental team in Edmonton is seeking a self-motivated, team oriented Environmental Technician or work on the Pigeon Lake Project. This position is preferably based in the Edmonton Office (20%), and will involve field work (80%) in the Pigeon Lake region and other locations in Alberta.

  • Perform environmental sampling (soil and groundwater) with the ability to understand and follow standard operation procedures, under the direction of an Environmental Site Supervisor

  • Collection of organized and detailed field notes.

  • Perform site visits and field observations

  • Assisting with biological field programs, including vegetation, rare plant surveys, ecological land classification, wetland, wildlife, species at risk, soil classification and/or monitoring surveys

  • Learn applicable IOGC and AER regulations

  • Coordinating and preparing environmental approvals and permits required for projects including Federal, Provincial and Municipal permits

  • Assist with preparing health and safety and quality management plans

  • Working with the Project Manager and Field coordinator in the office to learn about the coordination and management of field programs

  • Maintaining field equipment which includes but is not limited to: calibrating equipment, ordering rental equipment, and keeping inventory of equipment

  • Performs routine fieldwork as a trainee (such as environmental sampling, assisting with calculations, and operations, maintenance and inspection of equipment of client site), working under close supervision.

  • Performs routine tasks in support of project staff and handles less complex duties.

Minimum Requirements

High School/GED

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1 year + experience in the environmental and/or oil and gas industry

  • Experience in environmental sampling, reclamation or remediation

  • Interest in the environmental and/or oil and gas industry

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Sciences

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 237351BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.