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WSP Canada

Environmental Technician

Posted 6 hours ago

Job Description

The Opportunity:
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Example: You'll be part of our growing team, using your skills as an Engineer to design and partner on major Infrastructure projects in Canada.
Why choose WSP?
  • We value and are committed to upholding a culture of inclusion and belonging
  • Our Flexible Work Policy - we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.
  • A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.
  • Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada.
  • Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things.
  • A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.

#WeAre WSP

What you can expect to do here:
  • You will support the implementation of various environmental field programs.
  • You will conduct site inspections and monitor environmental activities.
  • You will be responsible for water management, erosion and sediment control, dust management, and noise monitoring.
  • You will collect environmental samples (soil and water).
  • You will participate in environmental emergency response for spills.
  • You will create daily dust management plans.
  • You will maintain daily dust logs and environmental inspection logs.
  • You'll track key environmental issues and report spills.
  • You will record essential environmental field data.
  • Occasionally, you will assist with installing erosion and sediment control measures.
  • You'll replace dust station batteries and move environmental monitoring equipment during fieldwork.
  • You'll also be involved in spill response activities.
What you'll bring to WSP:
  • Bachelors degree in environmental science or related fields preferred.
  • College diploma/certificate in environmental science acceptable with the right skillset.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize evolving requirements for multiple ongoing projects.
  • Experience in the nuclear or construction/remediation-based sector considered an asset.
  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel and all programs under MS Office.
  • Familiar with ISO 9001.
  • Valid G drivers licence.
  • Must be eligible for CNL Reliability Stauts security clearance ( individual must have 3 full years of verifiable, concurrent and recent history in Canada, USA, UK, New Zealand and/or Australia ).

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

At WSP:

  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

Please Note:

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

About WSP Canada

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international expertise. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, landscape architects and urban designers, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Buildings, Transportation, Infrastructure, Environment, Geomatics, Energy, Resources, and Industrial sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With over 8,000 talented people across Canada, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for generations to come.

Industry

Engineering

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-16

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