ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICIAN

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  • Job Category:

    Engineering
    • City:

      Tumbler Ridge
    • Province:

      BC
  • Status:

    Open
  • Types:

    Perm
  • Job Id:

    30062590

Description

Our client in Tumbler Ridge, BC is looking for an Environmental Technician to join their team on full time, permanent basis. The primary role of this position is to ensure high environmental management standards are upheld, continually developed, and accurately reported to the company’s regulators and stakeholders.

Job Responsibilities
  • Design methodologies for environmental sampling and analysis to meet permit requirements
  • 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, and wildlife management
  • Preparation of environmental documents, such as Management Plans, Procedures, Guidelines and Schedules
  • Preparation of permit applications
  • 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
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines, pre-established targets and work under pressure
  • Knowledge of relevant provincial and federal legislation
  • This position is a mixture of both field and office work

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