Lead Technician, Field Services
Canada, British Columbia, Richmond
2d ago

Tervita is a leading environmental solutions provider. Our integrated earth, water, waste and resource solutions deliver safe and efficient results through all phases of a project by minimizing impact, maximizing returns.

Our dedicated employees are trusted sustainability partners to oil and gas, construction, mining, government and communities.

Safety is our highest priority : it influences our actions and shapes our culture.

Why Work for Tervita?

  • Competitive wages and comprehensive benefit plan
  • Opportunities for career growth
  • Industry - leading experience
  • A culture that puts safety first
  • Position Summary :

    The Lead Technician is primarily responsible for overseeing the Field Services Technicians to ensure they are operating on-

    site safely and effectively, and waste services are completed in a professional and timely manner. Additionally, the Lead Technician will also be an active contributing member of our Incident Response Team.

    Responsibilities : Safety


  • Lead by example and drive all Tervita’s safety policy and procedures
  • Running onsite meetings and participating in monthly operations meetings
  • Complete and submit daily Job Safety Analysis (JSA), Field Level Risk Assessments (FLRA) and Last-Minute Risk Assessment (LMRA), as required.
  • Abide by Tervita’s Occupational Health and Safety Program
  • Coordinate and communicate effectively with the safety department Communicate all safety concerns with leader
  • Field Coordination

  • Ensure field staff has the required training and are fit to work
  • Coordinate and oversee field staff and ensure they understand their role and responsibilities
  • Work with Field Technicians to ensure they are selecting and utilizing the appropriate PPE for the task at hand
  • Ensure Field Technicians are completing the appropriate manifest / paperwork to support the waste pick up;
  • Evaluate customer need and communicate it back to the appropriate Sales Representatives or Project Coordinators; ensure all concerns and inconsistencies are identified and addressed
  • Site Inspection

  • Ensure pre-operational checks on equipment and supplies are being conducted as well as prescribed preventative maintenance
  • Perform site inspections to ensure safety standards and procedures are being upheld, as required
  • Various Other Tasks

  • Respond to, supervise and support all Incident Response work
  • Provide facility support and process work if required
  • Operate small equipment such as forklifts, man lifts, pumps etc.
  • Qualifications : Technical :

    Technical :

  • Technical Diploma or Degree in a Science or an Environmental related discipline or demonstrated competency
  • Minimum 5 years industry related work experience
  • Experience guiding and coordinating the work of others
  • Valid and current Class 5 Driver’s License with clean abstract
  • Must be willing and able to work through difficult weather conditions and challenging work site environments
  • Must be willing and able to work on flexible shifts, long hours, weekends and travel away from home as business demands
  • Technical and regulatory knowledge with respect to the waste services industry
  • Ability to perform physical tasks, including lifting, shoveling, moving containers and other heavy materials
  • Good computer skills with ability to effectively utilize Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Windows
  • Fit-for-Work each day which includes being clean shaven
  • Ability to work at heights and in confined spaces
  • Additional industrial education and experience would be an asset, such as H2S Alive, First Aid Training, Fall Protection Awareness etc.
  • NFPA 472 Hazardous Materials Technician, Construction Safety Officer or Confined Space Rescue training
  • Required to be on call and respond 24 hours a day as a member of the Incident Respond Team
  • Interpersonal :

  • Ability to communicate effectively and express thoughts and ideas in a clear and concise manner
  • Good time management skills and ability to work effectively under pressure and meet demanding deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively in an unsupervised environment
  • Good listening skills along with ability to accept and follow direction
  • Ability to multi-task, assess situations and prioritize tasks accordingly
  • Tervita Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender / sex, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, military / veteran status, citizenship status, the basis of genetic information or any other group protected by Federal or Provincial law or local ordinance.

    Applicants who are extended an employment offer will be required to complete a pre-employment check. All employment offers are contingent upon the successful completion of this pre-employment process.

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