Junior Contaminated Sites Environmental Scientist

LOCATION:  Fort St. John, BC; Full-time 

 

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate of a recognized Post Secondary institution or college in the field of Chemistry or Environmental Sciences
  • 1+ years of relevant environmental or contaminated sites experience (preferred but not required)
  • Professional designation (i.e., P.Geo., P.Chem., or P.Ag.) or eligible to apply
  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office
  • Current Safety Tickets (preferred)
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
  • Canadian Citizen or Permanent Residency

 

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

  • Ability to coordinate project planning, logistics and preparation for field work
  • Some experience working within applicable environmental regulations and guidelines, and associated industry practices within BC
  • Knowledge of basic behaviors of different contaminants in the environment
  • Strong commitment to client satisfaction
  • Superior attention to detail and ability to produce professional deliverables on time
  • Ability to manage time and priorities effectively
  • Strong commitment to health and safety and excellent situational awareness
  • Well organized and ability to maintain accurate and up to date field information
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and technical report writing skills

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Interface with staff and project managers to setup, execute, and report on environmental services related to upstream oil and gas facilities and regulatory requirements
  • Assist with building and maintaining positive client relationship focused on providing top-quality service
  • Assist with responding to occasional environmental emergencies (spills) at any time of day in a timely and urgent manner with appropriate field equipment
  • Assist with arranging necessary permits and permissions to complete site remediation work
  • Assist with sampling environmental media (soil, groundwater, vapour) for contaminants
  • Assist with data analysis, technical report writing, and project coordination
  • Undertake occasional assignments that may involve travel and periods of time away from home office
  • Work well with a dynamic team of other environmental professionals

 

COMPENSATION

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

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