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JOB OPPORTUNITY: Environmental Technician, St. John’s, NL

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Job Responsibilities:
Golder Associates is seeking a dynamic Environmental Technician to join their Environmental team in St. John’s, Newfoundland. The successful candidate will work with our Environmental Group, which consists of professional geoscientists, engineers, environmental specialists and technicians.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Carrying out supporting tasks for preparation of Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs), including: compilation and review and historical and regulatory information, and carrying out interviews and site visits under the guidance of experienced staff;
  • Under guidance from senior staff, participate in a variety of field investigations including: wastewater sampling; surface water quality assessments; groundwater level monitoring and monitoring well installation; soil, sediment and groundwater quality investigations (Phase II ESAs and hydrogeological assessments); and/or monitoring of site remediation programs (Phase III ESAs);
  • Being involved with the coordination and/or execution of various environmental including: waste management, demolition and decommissioning, environmental due diligence, construction site environmental monitoring and contaminated site related projects;
  • Contributing to significant sections of proposals and preparing complete reports, as well as assisting with the review and finalization of other deliverables; and,
  • Assisting project managers with office duties such as data management, analysis and interpretation and other general office duties.
  • Conducting environmental investigations including field monitoring and logging of test borings and groundwater wells and collecting samples for air, soil and groundwater;
  • Developing your technical and project management skills and learning about the consulting business;

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Work under the supervision of a senior team member, with the opportunity to increase autonomy and responsibility;
  • Liaise with Golder staff external to St. John’s, to share with and assist as required;
  • Interacting with contractors and sub consultants;
  • Travel within Atlantic Canada when required to conduct project work;
  • Demonstrating a “Safety-First” focus;
  • Presenting a professional demeanor in the field, office and meetings, and performance of duties proficiently to make a positive impression on clients and demonstrating a commitment to our Core Values; and,
  • Participate in a team environment outside of the environmental discipline, e.g., geotechnical, materials testing.

Job Requirements:
In addition to strong interpersonal, communication and critical thinking skills, the successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • A minimum of a College Diploma in Environmental Technician/ Technologist or related discipline, a Bachelor’s degree in Geology, Environmental Science or other related discipline would be considered an asset;
  • Two (2) to five (5) years of Relevant field experience is preferred, but consideration will be given to strong candidates who may not fulfill this requirement;
  • Familiarity with the regulatory environment in Newfoundland & Labrador;
  • Excellent work ethic with strong organization and time management skills;
  • Strong team player – ability to work with all levels of an organization;
  • Detail oriented with focus on quality of work;
  • Highly effective verbal and written communication skills;
  • Flexibility to work extra hours including weekends and evenings to meet project commitments and for business travel when required; and,
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a reliable, insured vehicle for business use.

Additional Information:

Regularly ranked as one of the best companies to work for!

Established in 1960, Golder is a global, employee-owned organisation driven by our purpose to engineer earth’s development while preserving earth’s integrity. From over 165 offices worldwide, our more than 6,500 employees help our clients find sustainable solutions to the challenges society faces today including extraction of finite resources, energy and water supply and management, waste management, urbanisation, and climate change. We do this by providing a wide range of independent consulting, design and construction services to our clients in our specialist areas of earth, environment and energy.

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