Junior Environmental Field Technician

Employment Type: Full-time, indeterminate
Employee Referral Bonus: Eligible
Requisition #: 9-103

The Opportunity

BluMetric is looking for an energetic problem solver to assist field staff, engineers, and hydrogeologists for our growing Whitehorse operation. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, and reliable. They should be able to work independently and in a variety of settings (in and out of the office) and have an aptitude for multitasking. A valid driver’s license and reliable means of transportation are necessary for this position.

Key Responsibilities

  • Use field equipment to monitor ground water levels in monitoring wells
  • Collect water quality samples from ground water monitoring wells
  • Collect air quality samples from indoor air or soil gas probes
  • Participate in site-specific Human and Ecological Risk Assessment (HERA)
  • Document field activities in field notebook
  • Supervise borehole drilling and the installation of monitoring wells
  • Complete basic borehole logs for review by PM
  • Assist in the collection of soil samples for soil quality and provide textural descriptions
  • Assist with aquifer testing
  • Data entry and QA/QC
  • Assist with proposal and report writing
  • Document review and summarizing of field tasks
  • arranging rental of appropriate equipment

Qualifications, Education, and Skills

  • Environmental Technician/Technologist/Monitor College Diploma
  • Ability to correctly use and check calibration of field equipment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong attention to detail and accuracy are essential
  • Experience with Microsoft suite (Word and Excel) – including statistical data manipulation
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety requirements
  • Must be willing and able to work in variable climatic conditions, travel to remote locations, and work away from home
  • Must have a valid drivers license and reliable means of transportation
  • Experience in site supervision, or characterization work on contaminated sites for mining and northern projects considered a strong asset.
  • Knowledge of Yukon legislation with relation to environmental compliance considered an asset
  • Competence with AutoCAD and/or ArcGIS considered an asset

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