Stantec Environmental Technician/Technologist in Calgary, Alberta
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’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.
You will assist in the development and delivery of environmental studies for a variety of resource, infrastructure and development projects.
Your Key Responsibilities
Executing the following:
Phase I Environmental Site Assessments
Phase II and III Environmental Site Assessments;
Preliminary and Detailed Site Investigations;
Soil, groundwater and soil vapour monitoring programs;
Remediation programs; and,
Assisting Project Managers in coordinating the programs listed above.
The field component is anticipated to be approximately 75 to 90% of the role and will include travelling within Alberta and adjacent Provinces to complete field work. Spending Monday to Friday out-of-town as part of a team, or independently, as well as weekend work may be required depending on project requirements. Ability to complete long (up to 12-hour days) working outside, traversing over uneven terrain and fields to complete field work, and lift/carry up to 50 pounds.
Completing the required field notes and logs and submitting samples to independent laboratories for analysis under chain of custody procedures.
Operating and calibrating testing equipment.
Assisting with the completion of detailed technical reports.
Travelling within Canada (primarily Alberta) will be required.
Your Capabilities and Credentials
Solid working knowledge of sampling techniques (soil, groundwater, vapour, surface water, sediment), as well as testing/sampling protocols.
Proven ability to supervise/manage contractors.
Strong verbal and written communication skills, including MS Office skills.
Strong note-taking skills and attention to detail.
Proven ability to troubleshoot equipment and solve problems in the field, with the support of a project manager.
Ability to work on your own initiative as well as in a team environment is crucial.
Good driving record and valid driver’s license required.
Education and Experience
Technical degree/diploma/certificate or equivalent in related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum of 2-3 years of experience.
Two to three years of experience in contaminated sites investigation/remediation would be considered an asset.
Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.
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.
Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each others’ talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.
Job: Environmental Technician/Technologist
Primary Location: Canada-Alberta-Calgary
Organization: BC-1235 Environmental Services-CA Calgary AB
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Entry Level
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Job Posting: Jun 20, 2018, 9:33:44 AM
Req ID: 180000I5