Parsons Corporation Environmental Scientist/Field Technician in Winnipeg, Manitoba
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Environmental Scientists/Field Technicians - Winnipeg Based
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 Environmental Scientists/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 downstream oil & gas properties. 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:
Performs various field and office tasks requiring the application of basic scientific principles and fundamental theories.
Researches and compiles background data in support of an environmental project.
Monitoring and groundwater sampling utilizing a wide variety of equipment.
Operation of various types of field monitoring equipment (e.g. GPS, data loggers, survey level, combustible gas meters, etc.).
Soil sampling during drilling, test pitting and excavation activities.
Supervision of drillers and other contractors.
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.
Reviews and analyzes data collected in environmental sampling programs.
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. Weekend and evening work will be required.
Willingness to travel and/or relocate to field sites is expected.
Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate such as technical report writing.
Degree/Diploma in a curriculum related to the assigned discipline (i.e. science, civil, environmental, chemical, geological engineering or similar programs).
Experience working on downstream oil & gas sites would be considered an asset.
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.
Able to work independently in remote areas.
A valid driver's license.
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.