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Parsons Corporation Environmental Field Technician in Virtual Office, Ontario

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Parsons has been successful in winning environmental and mining projects in Northern Canada and will be aggressively pursuing additional northern projects. We are a world-class leader in providing in-depth engineering, construction, technical, and management services. Our employees deliver landmark commercial, industrial, environmental, energy, power, and renewable infrastructure — and provide innovative solutions to complex environmental, water quality, supply, treatment, watershed, and wastewater projects. We hire colleagues with an entrepreneurial spirit who thrive on solving project challenges in a high-energy environment. Parsons is helping to build a healthier and more sustainable world.


The Temporary/ S easonal Environmental Monitor will be responsible for performing field activities and office activities related to the collection, assessment, and reporting of environmental data. As much of the assignment will involve travel and work in remote areas, the successful candidate must be able to act independently, exercise sound judgment, and have a good sense of humour. Typical duties will include the following:

  • Collection of surface and groundwater water samples

  • Measurement of field parameters

  • Preparation of notes and observations

  • Collection of data according to prescribed procedures, processes and standards

  • Surveying the locations of data collection points

  • Entering and validation of data in various software

  • Use of specialized equipment to monitor and analyze samples

  • Assisting with management of environmental data

  • Assisting with preparation of technical reports

  • Participation in a wide variety of contaminated site investigations and remediation projects

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Earth Sciences or Biology Technologist Diploma or equivalent experience

  • 2+ years of experience in planning and conducting environmental investigations and monitoring; Mine site field work experience preferred

  • Laboratory analyses experience an asset

  • Proven ability to prepare reports and documentation

  • Proven ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

  • Must be comfortable working both indoors and outdoors in various elemental conditions including rain, snow, heat, cold, etc.

  • Experience operating equipment including ATV’s, snowmobile, and boats an asset

  • Ability to lift up to 20 kg

  • Valid class 5 driver’s license

  • Proficient computer skills -Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.)

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.

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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