Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is currently recruiting an Environmental Technician / Technologist to join our team in Winnipeg, Manitoba. This is an exciting entry level opportunity for early career candidates looking to increase their skillsets and work on unique and exciting projects.
The position will provide support to our dynamic health, safety and environment team in by conducting a wide range of field assignments, remedial activities and report writing.
Assisting with designated substances and hazardous materials surveys and preparing management plans (i.e. lead, mercury, asbestos, PCBs, mould, etc.)
Assisting with environmental site assessments including conducting site visits, data collection, utility locates, soil sampling and groundwater monitoring
Conducting field inspections and sampling programs during contaminated soil excavations, tank removals, asbestos abatement and mould remediation
Assisting in the completion of occupational hygiene field programs including noise and worker exposure monitoring
Use of a wide range of assessment and monitoring instrumentation
Work in the field and laboratory settings
Phase Contrast Microscopy analysis for asbestos and other fibres
Conduct field safety meetings
Completion of field reports and data entry
Assisting project managers in technical assignments including assessment and abatement programs, specification development, and reporting
Work occasional off-hour shifts as required in order to accommodate assessment and inspection services required as part of evening, night and weekend work
Work on project sites within Manitoba and occasional out of province including working in conjunction with other offices
Skills / Qualifications
Relevant experience or experience in a construction or environmental field an asset
Diploma in relevant discipline - Occupational Health & Safety, Environmental or Engineering Technology
Preference given to those working towards a Certified Engineering Technologist (CET) or equivalent
OHS, asbestos and/or mould training or experience considered an asset
Must be fit to wear a respirator and able to work at heights and in confined spaces with appropriate training (provided by Amec Foster Wheeler)
Strong workplace safety practices and training
Class 5 driver’s license and a good driving record (driving abstract required)
Participate in criminal records checks and/or drug screening for site access
Good report writing skills and demonstrated word processing and computer skills
Basic surveying and AutoCAD skills an asset
Strong people skills with an ability to work in a team environment
Self-motivated with good organizational skills, can take initiative, handle challenges, prioritize multiple tasks, and provide superior service to clients
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
About Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure
Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products... – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets. Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology. Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.
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