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Parsons Corporation Environmental Scientists/Field Technicians – Winnipeg Based in Winnipeg, Manitoba

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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Environmental Field Technician/Scientist to join our team! In this role you will get to work independently as well as with contractors performing monitoring, sampling and site investigations, principally at active and vacant downstream oil & gas properties.

Candidates can be local to Winnipeg, MB or we may consider candidates to work virtually out of Regina, SK.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • 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.

  • Execute field operations with a focus on safety, efficiency and compliance with procedures.

  • 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 and staying overnight, 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.

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Degree/Diploma in a curriculum related to the assigned discipline (i.e. science, civil, environmental, chemical, geological engineering or similar programs).

  • Must be able to take prime responsibility for the execution of the work.

  • 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.

  • Valid class 5 drivers license.

  • Willingness to travel for extended periods of time throughout Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and NWT.

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Experience working on downstream oil & gas sites would be considered an asset

  • 1+ year's of relevant experience would be an asset

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+.

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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