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Parsons Corporation Environmental Field Technician in Edmonton, Alberta

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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Environmental Field Technician to join our team! In this role you will get to 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, principally at active and vacant downstream oil & gas properties. In all circumstances they must be able to take prime responsibility for the execution of the work.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Soil sampling during drilling, test pitting and excavation activities

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

  • 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 may also mentor and provide technical support to more junior field staff, as required.

  • Work out of town up to 85% of the time, subject to project workload. Some weekend and evening work would be required depending on project schedules.

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

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

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

  • Experience in the environmental consulting industry will be considered an asset.

  • A valid driver’s license.

  • 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.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

A full-service engineering and construction firm, we work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as health, vision, dental, employer paid provincial care premiums, Defined Contribution Pension Plan (DCPP), Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA), Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP), life insurance, paid time off, sick leave, all province observed holidays off, and gym membership discounts to fit your busy lifestyle!

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.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!About Us

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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