Vertex is currently accepting applications for a full-time, permanent Senior Environmental Technician in Grande Prairie, Alberta.
The successful candidates will have experience dealing with site assessments (Phase I and II ESAs), groundwater monitoring and remediation.
The successful candidates will also possess a keen eye for detail, demonstrate strong technical writing skills, be critical thinkers, and will enjoy working in the field for extended periods of time.
Reporting to an Environmental Project Manager, the Junior Environmental Technician must be someone who is willing to travel and take additional responsibilities as the position / project evolves.
Diploma or higher post-secondary education in Reclamation, Soil Science, Environmental Science, Biological Science, Natural Resource Management or other applicable field
5 years of field related experience
Understanding of remote area navigation; experience using maps, compass, GPS and aerial photos for navigation in the field is advantageous
Demonstrated ability to drive trucks and / or a variety of off-road vehicles in rough terrain
Working knowledge of and ability to interpret environmental regulations, guidelines and standards
Ability to work in a team and independently
Proficient in Microsoft Office with advanced knowledge of Word and Excel
Demonstrated leadership, communication and decision-making skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Willingness to gain field experience in remote locations
Willingness to work in the field for extended periods of time
Willingness to travel within Western Canada, as required
Ability to problem solve
Strong interpersonal skills
Field work is a requirement, approximately 80% or more of time will be allocated to the field
Environmental site assessments (Phase I and II ESAs)
Supervise and direct remediation activities
Monitor soil conservation and reclamation activities
Compile, manage and analyze data that is collected by field personnel
Data management (data tables, photographs, inputting field data sheets, analysis and interpretation)
Reporting (all types, styles and formats that Vertex produces)
Keep up-to-date on industry guidelines and regulatory requirements as it relates to reclamation and revegetation for various provinces in Canada
Create high-quality content that conveys technical concepts