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Parsons Corporation Environmental Field Technician in Calgary, Alberta

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

We currently seek a Field Technician who will focus on execution of field operations with a focus on safety, efficiency and compliance with procedures. The successful candidate will work independently as well as with contractors performing monitoring, sampling and site investigations, and wellsite reclamation, principally at active and vacant upstream and downstream oil & gas properties. In all circumstances they must be able to take prime responsibility for the execution of the work. The responsibilities for this position will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Soil sampling during drilling, test pitting and excavation activities.

  • Monitoring and groundwater sampling utilizing a wide variety of equipment.

  • Wellsite reclamation, including site contouring, decompaction, topsoil placement, weed control. Ability to supervise reclamation contractors and communicate efficiently with landowners/occupants in the field.

  • Complete detailed site assessments in accordance to Alberta Environment’s criteria for forested lands, cultivated lands, native grasslands, or peatlands.

  • Supervision of drillers and other contractors.

  • Operation of various types of field monitoring equipment (e.g. GPS, data loggers, survey level, combustible gas meters, etc.).

  • Completion of field documentation such as job safety analysis (JSA) forms, project field reports, field notes, monitoring and chain-of-custody forms.

  • Work with project coordinators/managers, using interpersonal and organizational skills to ensure projects are completed on time and budget.

  • Over time, the field supervisor would also mentor and provide technical support to more junior field staff, as required.

  • Work out of town, approximately 80% of the time and in town 20% of the time, subject to project workload. Some weekend and evening work may be required.

  • Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


  • Degree or diploma in civil, environmental, chemical, geological engineering, reclamation, plant biology, or similar programs. Relevant trade experience may be considered as equivalent for the right candidate with experience in similar operations.

  • A valid driver’s license. Experience in driving on wellsite access roads and driving ATVs/UTVs and/or ARGOs.

  • Experience working on upstream or downstream oil & gas sites would be considered an asset.

  • Ability to work independently and with a team.

  • Should be able-bodied as the work requires some physical exertion such as long periods of standing; walking over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces; lifting; recurring bending or similar activities.

  • Ability to work in adverse weather conditions (i.e. hot, cold, rain and snow).

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.

  • Maturity in interaction and ability to operate self-sufficiently in the field.

  • Able to work independently in remote areas.

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.

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Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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