Amec Foster Wheeler Hazardous Materials Specialist in Burnaby, British Columbia

Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is currently seeking Hazardous Materials Specialists in our British Columbia Operations. The successful candidate(s) will have the opportunity to provide Hazardous Materials support in an exciting, fast paced consulting environment.

Work Location

Preference for staff based in one of our existing E&I offices in Burnaby, Kamloops, Prince George or Fort Saint John. Alberta-based candidates may be considered for project-specific assignments.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct hazardous materials assessment for various client sectors including: asbestos, lead, PCBs, mercury components, ozone-depleting substances, suspect visible microbial growth and other process contaminants

  • Prepare / review hazardous materials management exposure control plans / programs

  • Prepare / review hazardous materials abatement / remediation specifications

  • Conduct on-site inspection and monitoring services during hazardous materials abatement / remediation projects

  • Prepare accurate, succinct written reports, programs and proposals

  • Participate in safety meetings and conduct site safety inspections

  • Maintain air sampling pumps, monitors and other associated equipment required for hazardous materials projects

  • Monitor work load utilization

  • Ensure project milestones and client expectations are being met

  • Post-secondary education in Occupational Health and Safety

  • Evidence of hazardous materials training (e.g. AHERA Building Inspector Course, Alberta Asbestos Worker Course, Hazardous Materials Technician Course, Lead Inspector and Risk Assessor Course, Mould Assessment and Remediation Course, etc.)

  • Preferably two to eight years’ experience conducting hazardous materials work

  • Experience with industrial and hydroelectric power facilities an asset

  • Experience conducting safety- and hygiene-related work a plus

  • Access to a vehicle and willing to travel for out of town work is essential

  • Strong computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude and commitment to technical excellence

  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

  • Willingness to maintain and upgrade technical skills through seminars, training sessions and continuing education

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Requisition ID: 2016-14459

Name: Staff / Permanent