Amec Foster Wheeler Junior Environmental Field Technician in Hamilton, Ontario

Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is currently seeking a Junior Environmental Field Technician to join our team in Hamilton, ON. The successful candidate will have a diploma or university degree in a related field and enjoy working in the outdoors in all weather conditions. This is an opportunity to grow your career and work on challenging projects with a leading consultancy, engineering and project management firm.

Key Responsibilities

  • Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments (including soil and groundwater sampling)

  • Asbestos and designated substance surveys

  • Proposal and report writing

  • Data compilation, record keeping and coordination of work including communication through verbal and written correspondence

  • Analysis of data, and assist in the preparation of technical reports, work plans and project specifications

  • Assist other disciplines on field sampling programs as needed

  • Collaborate with other Amec Foster Wheeler offices / environmental staff on projects in Eastern Canadian locations

  • Work will be predominantly field sampling and may require occasional evening and weekend work

  • College diploma or University degree in environmental engineering, geoscience and / or programs which have included studies in one or more of soils, environmental site assessment, designated substances, asbestos, air quality, industrial hygiene or ground water

  • 0-3 years of related work experience

  • Sound knowledge of soils (including the unified soil classification system)

  • Good communication skills and attention to detail is a requirement (verbal and written)

  • Must be available to work overtime

  • Must have valid driver’s license and vehicle appropriate for carrying field equipment

  • Must be willing to travel (mostly within Southern Ontario, but with occasional remote northern or out of province projects)

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office (word and excel)

  • Capable of working in adverse weather conditions and working long, physically demanding and varied hours in remote locations

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. and conduct other physically strenuous tasks such as shoveling and augering, etc.

  • Team-oriented, self-motivated and safety conscience with strong problem solving skills

  • Experience working around heavy equipment an asset

  • Working experience with AutoCAD, GIS and other software programs an asset

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: 2016-14359

Name: Staff / Permanent