Parsons Corporation Environmental Field Technician/Scientist in Langley, British Columbia
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Parsons is an industry leader in delivering technology driven solutions to promote safer, healthier and sustainable world class infrastructure to communities throughout the world. Our landmark projects and capital improvement programs support global initiatives in infrastructure, water, energy, power, renewables, environmental, healthcare, education, and communications. We are hiring colleagues with an entrepreneurial spirit who thrive on professional challenges in a high energy environment.
We currently seek full time Field Technicians 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, principally at active and vacant services stations, bulk plants, distribution terminals and commercial/industrial facilities. 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.
Supervision of drillers and other contractors.
Operation of various types of 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 90% of the time and in town 10% of the time, subject to project workload, weekends and evenings.
Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
Diploma in civil, environmental, chemical, geological engineering or similar programs. Candidates with degrees in similar technical programs may be considered.
A valid driver's license.
1 or more years of relevant field experience conducting site investigation and remediation on similar facilities.
Ability to work independently and as 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.
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.
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, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.