Environmental Technologist/Environmental Engineer-In-Training

  • Company:
    Dillon Consulting Limited
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    19 hours ago
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Are you someone who is willing to learn? Are you someone with developing leadership and technical capabilities? Do you enjoy building relationships and working collaboratively in a team environment with both internal and external stakeholders? Are you a motivated learner and a problem solver? If you enjoy learning and innovation, this opportunity is for you! As someone with excellent communication skills and business acumen, you will thrive in our fast-paced and agile environment.Your opportunityDillon’s Environmental Sciencestechnical group is looking for an Environmental Technologist or Engineer-in-Training (EIT)to join our multidisciplinary team of professionals. You will have the opportunity to work on new and exciting projects while providing clients with a fully integrated and superior customer experience.This full-time position is available at ourSydney office.What your day will look likeField Activities (74%)Coordinate and complete contaminated sites projects, including Phase I, II & III Environmental Site Assessments, hydrogeological investigations, soil/groundwater/surface water/sediment/soil vapour sampling programs, and contaminated site remediation projectsComplete documentation of field activities, site safety meetings, among others in paper and digital formats (as required)Assist in supporting environmental assessment reports, including: data tables, borehole logs, test pit logs, GIS/CAD, etc.Coordinate and complete designated hazardous substance surveys including asbestos and lead sampling and assist in air emissions testing programsOperate, calibrate, and maintain project specific equipmentAbility to work remotely for up to two weeksAbility to work overtime or weekends if neededAbility to work alone with limited directionProject Coordination (20%)Coordinate with laboratories, clients, subcontractors, third-party stakeholdersCompile and analyse dataContribute to the preparation of project proposals and presentations, and client liaisonAssist in report writing and preparation of technical memos, letters, reports, spreadsheets and figuresCoordinate and manage project tasks, budgets and schedulesAssist project managers, engineers, environmental scientists and others on a variety of multidisciplinary design teams (including project engineers, planners, biologists, technologists, etc.)Comply with applicable health and safety procedures and guidelinesLearning and Development (6%)Commit to self-development and ongoing learning and professional developmentContribute to Dillon’s corporate profile through active participation in professional associations and committeesWhat you will need to succeedA degree or diploma in environmental engineering, environmental technology or environmental sciencesOne to two years” experience in environmental consulting will be an assetStrong desire to learnStrong work ethic with genuine interest in environmental programs and field workKnowledge of applicable environmental regulationsValid Driver’s LicenseComfortable with use and operation of a 4X4 truck in an off-road environmentUnderstanding of statistical analyses and terms, comfortable completing common statistical procedures properly and can differentiate between similar summary statistics like mean vs. median vs. mode. Able to create visual representations or tables to present statistical results from data analysesExperience working around heavy equipment, including drill rigs and excavatorsStrong interpersonal, oral and written communication, and organizational skillsExceptional problem solving and critical thinking skillsDemonstrated abilities to work in multidisciplinary team and independentlyExceptional working knowledge of Microsoft Office i.e. Excel and WordKnowledge in several of: geology, hydrogeology, field procedures, basic chemistry, contracting/construction, chemistry, geotechnical concerns, geology, remediation engineering, site characterization, waste management, landfill design, health and safety will be considered an assetExperience in phased site assessment and remediation and/or hazardous building substances survey will be an assetExperience with groundwater sampling, surface water sampling, slug tests, data loggers will be an assetExperience with soil and sediment sampling will be an assetExperience in laboratory bottle orders and chain of custody completion will be an assetKnowledge of relevant provincial, and federal environmental legislation and policies will be considered an assetCan apply criteria to analytical data will be considered an assetProficiency in AUTOCAD, GIS, Surfer, GINT or database abilities will be an assetWhy choose DillonDillon is powered by people who are technically proficient, passionate about socially important projects, and motivated to deliver superior, tangible results. We strive to remain at the forefront of technology and innovation, and are empowered to continually grow and develop.We live our core values:Reliability: words result in actions that build trust;Achievement: do the work to hit the target;Continuous development: always learning; always adapting; always growing;Creativity: discover new possibilities;Courage: do the things that matter, especially when it’s hard;Inclusiveness: enabling belonging to draw strength from our differencesIn addition, we offer:Employee share purchase planDillon is 100% employee owned and share ownership is open to all employeesA competitive compensation packageComprehensive health benefitsGenerous retirement savings planFlexible work hours and remote working optionsWe offer a variety of flexible work options to help balance the competing demands of work and personal lifeLearning and Development opportunitiesAs a knowledge-based business, the organic growth of our knowledge and skills occur through our work performance and rolesThe creation and sharing of knowledge allows us to take local knowledge to scale, capture lessons learned through experience, and continuously improve service deliveryThe development of self and others is an evident and measured core behaviour within our organizationWe use a composite approach to development including coaching to build the how, mentoring to share lessons, advisingto round out perspectives, and co-creation of knowledge through internal learning opportunitiesFocus on InnovationThe ability to anticipate, examine, and adopt new and innovative solutions is a crucial driver for the continual and progressive advancement of our business performanceIn our culture, people are empowered to reflect and question current practices and seek forward looking solutions to today’s problems and tomorrow’s opportunitiesEmployee and Family Assistance programA variety of EFAP tools and online resources to support well-being are available to all employeesGoodlife Fitness Corporate MembershipOur employees can take advantage of reduced annual membership feesAbout DillonDillon is a proudly Canadian, employee-owned, professional consulting firm specializing in planning, engineering, environmental science and management. We partner with clients to provide committed, collaborative, and inventive solutions to complex, multi-faceted projects. With 20 offices and more than 900 employees across Canada, Dillon offers a wide range of services related to building and improving facilities and infrastructure, protecting the environment, and developing communities.Now operating for over 75 years, we continue to strive for excellence in everything we do. Dillon has been listed as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the past 14 years and has the distinction of having achieved Platinum Club member status in this program.Employment Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at Dillon:Dillon is committed to the principles of employment equity, inclusiveness, and diversity within our organization. We strive to achieve a workplace where opportunities are based on skills and abilities and that respects and values differences.Inclusion is more than a word to us, it is the way we choose to run our business.We encourage you to connect with us at accommodation@dillon.ca if you requireaccommodation in the interview process.We would love to hear from you!