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Parsons Corporation Field Services Co-op - Soil Technician in Edmonton, Alberta

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Field Services Student –Soil Management

Civil Environmental Engineer / Sciences Degree

Field Services Student – Soil Management

The Edmonton Valley Line West (EVLW) LRT project is a 14-km long line extension of Edmonton’s growing LRT System. It is the first LRT extension project using low-floor vehicle technology in Western Canada and will be a landmark LRT endeavour after the 5-year construction term. Marigold Infrastructure Partners (MIP) is the Joint Venture group that has been selected to design and build this portion of the ELVW.

STUDENT OPPORTUNITY : 4-month term, starting May 2022, located in Edmonton, Alberta

The Field Services Team is looking for a student to provide support to the MIP Team in implementing the soil management program for the EVLW LRT. The duties will be varied and will focus on tasks/activities required to meet our compliance obligations. Candidates should be physically able to negotiate terrain on an in-process construction site

Specific responsibilities are listed below.

HOURS OF WORK: Our business hours are Monday to Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; however, the student may be required to work overtime hours, including weekend and evening availability as needed, to participate in the completion of a monitoring task.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide Management with data and project analysis.

  • Decommissioning on the project - following Well decommissioning procedure/ maintaining log and list of supplies used + notifying when restocking is needed / filling out decommission records and handing off to Supervisor / Work with all construction groups to decommission wells in conjunction with excavation activities.

  • Geotech Materials Testing- Meet with 3rd party testing groups in field to help facilitate collection of samples. Act in some cases as field contact for other MIP construction groups plan out testing locations.

  • Confirmation materials testing- working with environmental personal on site and 3rd party testers in collecting samples at contaminated sites

  • Creating and maintaining Well decommission records. Submitting as needed to supervisor and to MIP environmental personnel

  • Help in maintaining records from Geotech and Contamination testing

  • Maintain imported fill records that are accurate to source locations, destinations and units used to moved material

  • Contamination materials Testing

  • Imported fill monitoring

  • Coordinate disposal locations (Off and On-site)

  • Demonstrated attention to detail and ability to review the quality of completed work.

  • Monitor progress and assist in the provision of job cost reports to management on active projects.

  • Provide data and input for month-end reconciliation.

  • Must be self-motivated and work well with minimum or no direct supervision.

  • Use data generated from excavation activities and soil movement fill in ParADMIN® soil tracker or similar soil tracking software. Data entry will be extensive because it will be reflecting of load-by-load movement of dirt on the project.

  • Provide technical support to field staff.

  • Other administrative duties as required.

Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Currently enrolled in a university or technical college program in Civil/ Environmental Engineering and/ or a Sciences degree

  • Experience in the construction industry is a strong asset.

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (both oral and written) skills.

  • Organizational and time management skills.

  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task/ Service orientated.

  • Thrive on a fast-paced environment.

  • Adaptable to flexible work schedule when required to meet deadlines.

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+.

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