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Parsons Corporation Environmental Field Technologist/Scientist/Engineer in Langley, British Columbia

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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Environmental Field Technologist/ Scientist/Engineer to join our team! In this role you will get to execute field operations with a focus on safety, efficiency and compliance with procedures.

What You'll Be Doing:

This is a full-time field position. The successful candidate will work independently as well as with contractors performing monitoring, sampling and supervision of site investigations and remediation activities principally at active and vacant service stations, bulk plants, distribution terminals and commercial/industrial facilities. In all circumstances they must be able to assume 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.

  • Soil vapour sampling.

  • Supervision of multiple contractors including, but not limited to, drillers, traffic control contractors and excavator operators.

  • 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 in electronic or paper format.

  • Work with project coordinators/managers, using interpersonal and organizational skills to ensure projects are completed in accordance with an established scope of work, and on time and budget.

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

  • Travel for work out-of-town, predominantly within BC, which on occasion can extend to 2 weeks in length at a time and can include weekends and evenings.

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

Parsons has a graduated safety program that is designed to steward the individual’s development towards becoming a site supervisor.

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Degree or Diploma in earth sciences, civil, environmental, chemical, geological engineering or similar programs. Candidates with degrees in similar science programs will be considered.

  • A valid Class 5 driver’s license.

  • Experience working on similar facilities or in a construction environment will be considered an asset.

  • 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).

  • Strong commitment to the safe execution of work.

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.

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

  • Ability to lead and direct contractors effectively.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

For more than 75 years, our experts have designed and delivered the critical infrastructure that connects and protects communities around the world. 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.

Salary Range:

$19.09 - $35.58

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!

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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