EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Environmental Technologist
Company: Aseniwuche Environmental Corporation
Job Title: Environmental Technologist
Reports to: Environmental Manager or Field Lead, Operations (or designate)
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time (8–12-hour Days)
Posted: March 7, 2023
Aseniwuche Environmental Corporation (AEC), incorporated in 2011, is an environmental consulting firm that provides services to the mining, oil & gas, and forestry sectors. Located in Grande Cache, AEC offers environmental service solutions to clients that operate in the Eastern Slopes region of west-central Alberta adjacent to the Wilmore Wilderness Park. If you are an outdoor enthusiast, this vibrant mountain community offers fishing, hiking, horseback riding, ATV trails among many other activities, all within a small-town atmosphere.
AEC is seeking a motivated individual that is interested in supporting the AEC Environmental Manager and/or the Field Operations Lead in executing the Company’s mission to deliver a range of environmental services to the resource industry and related sectors, and to facilitate economic opportunities for members of the Aseniwuche Winewak Nation (AWN). The Environmental Technologist will assist with the coordination and logistics of field programs and participate in field programs (including vegetation management, wildlife sweeps, nest sweeps). We want to hear from motivated, reliable individuals that are committed to a safe and positive workplace environment and enjoy working on a team. Company orientation and safety training will be provided.
• Participate and assist in coordinating field projects related to environmental services, including, but not limited to, vegetation management, wildlife sweeps, nest sweeps, reclamation, the monitoring of ground water, soil and vegetation and related programs.
• Participate in field work as required, including vegetation management, wildlife surveys and water management.
• Assist in executing environmental assessments and reporting.
• Draft policies and procedures and assist in implementation and monitoring.
• Provide support with the preparation of various reports, work plans, and cost estimates.
• Champion health and safety through role modeling and holding employees, contractors, visitors accountable to all safety expectations and standards in a positive and constructive manner.
• Assist in ensuring that all field incidents (e.g., injuries, hazard observations, property damage, near misses and environmental issues) are reported immediately, investigated thoroughly, communicated and followed-up on as required within established timelines.
• Participate in the maintenance of a database which summarizes and reports on environmental performance information to internal and external stakeholders.
• Participate and/or manage as directed on special projects related to the environment.
• Communicate to management emerging issues, potential threats, risks, significant opportunities and provide recommendations for operational effectiveness and efficiency.
• Assist with safety program documentation and compliance as required.
• Travel as required to support field programs.
• Operate ATVs/UTVs (off highway vehicles), as required.
• The duties and responsibilities outlined above are representative but not all-inclusive.
• Degree or technical diploma in the environmental sciences, ecology, biology, engineering, or equivalent.
• Related experience or equivalent.
• Experience with field sampling equipment including Global Positioning Systems (GPS).
• Service-oriented and have problem solving skills.
• Self-motivated and possess strong written and oral communication skills.
• Ability to operate ATVs/UTVs.
• A valid class 5 driver’s license with a clean driving record.
• Previous industry experience in construction (e.g., pipeline, well site, roads, etc.), oil and gas, mining, or forestry is considered an asset.
• Knowledge of Cree culture and Indigenous perspectives is desirable.
This position could involve medium work, most of it standing or walking, lifting, pulling, carrying, pushing, exerting 20 to 40 pounds of force occasionally, or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
The work includes exposure to outside atmospheric conditions. Personal Protective Equipment is required to protect the head, eyes, and feet.
Please apply with a cover letter and resume detailing your experience, certifications, available start date, and any questions you may have.
Email Applications to firstname.lastname@example.org
Successful applicants will be required to pass a drug and alcohol test. Positions will be filled as soon as suitable candidates are found. We thank all applicants for their interest in this opportunity.
For more info about AEC please visit our website at: www.aecalberta.com