Golder Associates Junior Environmental Field Technician/Scientist in MISSISSAUGA, Ontario

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 a Junior Environmental Field Technician/Scientist to join our Contaminated Sites team on a contract basis based in Mississauga, Ontario .

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, soils sampling through test pit excavations or borehole drilling, subcontractor supervision, and drilling investigations, soil vapour sampling etc.) or office assignments under the direction of more experienced 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 supervising 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; and

  • 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:

  • Undergraduate Degree or College Diploma in Engineering, Hydrogeology or Environmental Sciences;

  • A positive and enthusiastic attitude, willingness to learn and the ability to work with little supervision;

  • A minimum of one year of industry experience;

  • Strong awareness of health and safety issues and a safety conscious attitude;

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) with particular attention to detail and accuracy of field notes;

  • Functional with Microsoft Word and Excel; strong computer skills;

  • A team player, strong interpersonal and critical thinking skills essential;

  • Strong at multi-tasking, organized and adaptable to shifting priorities;

  • A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle;

  • Previous experience with soil and groundwater sampling is an asset;

  • Eligibility for professional certification is an asset.

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Option to purchase shares in Golder

  • 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

One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Platinum member status 11 consecutive years

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.

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Title: Junior Environmental Field Technician/Scientist

Location: ON-MISSISSAUGA

Requisition ID: 18001308