Environmental Drilling and Field Assistant

POSITION:  ENVIRONMENTAL DRILLING and FIELD ASSISTANT

LOCATION:  Fort St. John, BC

ROY NORTHERN LAND AND ENVIRONMENTAL is an expanding progressive surface land and environmental consulting firm with a special interest in oil and gas, forestry, mining, energy, and agricultural industries, as well as municipal authorities throughout Alberta, British Columbia and Canada’s north. We employ a team of over 70 staff members located in our Fairview, Calgary, Fort St. John, and Terrace offices, and we offer interdisciplinary expertise to develop environmental solutions for our clients throughout western Canada.  For 40 years, we have directly assisted clients in regulatory application, and have provided consulting expertise on environmental legislation, regulations and guideline compliance related to project planning, development, and reclamation. We know great things happen when smart people with equal parts talent and determination come together to create what couldn’t be done alone. Help us do great things!

We are currently recruiting for an Environmental Drilling and Field Assistant to assist field crews with operating a D-50 and Geoprobe tracked drilling machines, and assisting with environmental and archaeological assessments.  We are looking for the right candidate who is interested in learning to be a Drill Operator, and who enjoys crossing over to various disciplines, learning different skills, and working with a diverse team.

 

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Graduate or Equivalent
  • 0+ years of relevant experience – willing to train the right candidate with required competencies
  • Current Safety Tickets (preferred)
  • Valid Class 3 Driver’s License preferred
  • Canadian Citizen or Permanent Residency

 

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

  • Experience with Geoprobe track drilling system (a plus)
  • Superior attention to detail and ability to produce deliverables on time
  • Ability to manage time and priorities effectively
  • Strong commitment to health and safety, good situational awareness
  • Strong verbal communication
  • Mechanical aptitude and field experience
  • Receive direction, help troubleshoot problems as they may arise
  • Ability to work under harsh conditions and weather on occasion
  • Physically fit
  • Strong commitment to client satisfaction

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with transporting, drilling, and maintaining environmental tracked drill for remediation/ sampling projects
  • Undertake assignments that may involve travel and periods of time away from home/ office
  • Working with a dynamic team of other environmental professionals
  • Assist with operating a geo-probe unit to conduct environmental investigations, and assist with supporting other environmental consulting, engineering, corrective action, and construction programs
  • Assist with installing soil vapor probes, monitoring wells, prepacked wells, perform modcal, and SPT sampling

 

COMPENSATION

  • Part Time / Hourly or Full Time Position
  • Competitive Wage
  • Vacation and Personal/Sick Days
  • Group Life and Health Benefits
  • Wellness Program and Training Opportunities
  • RRSP and Employer Contributions

Please email applications to Human.Resources@roynorthern.com.  This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate has been selected. We thank all applicants for applying and advise that only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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