ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICIAN

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  • Job Category:

    Other
    • City:

      Tumbler Ridge
    • Province:

      BC
  • Status:

    Open
  • Types:

    Perm
  • Job Id:

    30061668

Description

Do you want to live amongst some of the most beautiful surroundings in North America and enjoy hiking amongst some of Canada’s largest waterfalls, ride through ATV and snowmobile trails, and enjoy the sense of community only a small town provides? Our client is a leading Canadian producer and exporter of coal for the global steel industry located in Northeast British Columbia and has a great opportunity for you. Our client is seeking a full time, permanent, Environmental Technician to ensure the companies high environmental management standards are upheld, continually developed, and accurately reported to the company’s regulators and stakeholders. If you feel you could excel at this opportunity please apply below. 
This is a safety sensitive position.

Job Responsibilities 
  • Design methodologies for environmental sampling and analysis to meet permit requirements
  • Collect and prepare air, water, and soil samples for shipment as per environmental permits
  • Interpret results of chemical, physical, and biological tests and document results
  • Trace chemical, physical, and biological pathways of environmental pollutants
  • Review and process applications for environmental permits or certification
  • Participate in and lead field investigations and inspections
  • Explain and interpret regulations and procedures to non-environmental staff
  • Propose actions for corrections necessary to comply with federal and provincial regulations
  • Interpret requirements for vegetation management including invasive species
  • Interpret requirements for wildlife management
  • Preparation of environmental documents, such as Management Plans, Procedures, Guidelines and Schedules
  • Prepare reports for supervisors and annual Ministry of Environment submissions
  • Develop and improve the Environmental Management System ensuring compliance with internal and external audit requirements
  • Undertake GIS work
  • Participate in mine and reclamation planning
  • Develop and implement updated training packages including training consultants and new hires on environmental stewardship
  • Manage various consultants and contractors, including quotes and requisitions

Candidate Qualifications 
  • A diploma from a technical college, or bachelor’s degree in a field such as environmental science
  • Three to five years environmental experience in Resources or Mining (preferably Coal)
  • Experience analyzing environmental sample data and reporting results to regulatory bodies and stakeholders
  • Demonstrated safety and environmental leadership, in adherence to company values
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines, pre-established targets and work under pressure
  • Knowledge of relevant provincial and federal legislation
  • A proven ability to develop and implement solutions to complex environmental issues and facilitate continuous improvement in performance
  • A successful candidate must be able to perform their job in a variety of settings, including offices and fieldwork. He/she must be physically fit and have the ability to travel by foot or vehicle
  • Please be aware no camp facilities are available

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