Stantec Junior Environmental Technician/Engineer – Contaminated Sites in Kelowna, British Columbia
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collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our
clients and the communities we support. Join a team that has the environment
down to a science.
As a Junior Environmental Technician or
Engineer you will work within our Site Investigation and Remediation team on a
variety of projects, providing field sampling and monitoring services as well
as helping with the development of technical reports, as required.
Your Key Responsibilities
Planning, supporting and conducting site assessments (e.g., Phase I ESA,Phase II ESA)
Coordinating field programs including coordination with laboratories,equipment rental agencies, and sub-contractors
Conducting drilling programs including soil logging and sampling
Conducting surface water and groundwater sampling
Assisting with the operation and calibration of testing equipment
Completing detailed technical reports
Assisting with the preparation of proposals for the above-noted types ofprojects
Travel within Canada (primarily Western Canada) will be required
Your Capabilities and Credentials
Knowledge of, and demonstrated experience with:
sampling techniques (soil, groundwater,surface water, soil vapour) and testing/sampling protocols
historical reviews and site visits forPhase I ESAs
Demonstrated experience with taking charge of, and directing,sub-contractors to drive investigation and remediation programs would beconsidered an asset
Ability to work on your own initiative as well as in a team environmentis crucial
A valid driver's license and vehicle is required
Education and Experience
Post-secondary training, course work, diploma or degree pertainingto environmental technology and/or engineering is a requirement.
Up to 3 years of directly applicable experience as a JuniorEnvironmental Technician, with experience in contaminated sites investigationexperience would be considered an asset.
Work would likely involve approximately 30% office work and 70%field work over the span of a typical year. Typical office environment includesworking with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Fieldwork would include working on a large assortment of sites (mostly commercial orindustrial) in both urban and rural settings, will include working withcontractors, and will include exposure to the elements including inclementweather. Ability to, squat, bend, and lift and move items and equipment up to50 lbs will be required.
This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities,duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and otherduties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed atany time with or without notice.
Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build oneach other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world aroundus. Join us and redefine your personal best.
Job: Environmental Technician/Technologist
Primary Location: Canada-British Columbia-Kelowna
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Entry Level
Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time
Job Posting: Dec 24, 2018, 12:21:27 PM
Req ID: 180002VK