AECOM Entry Level Environmental Field Technician I in Calgary, Alberta

Business Line Environment

Position Title Entry Level Environmental Field Technician I

Canada - Alberta


Job Summary

The Environment team in Calgary/Edmonton is looking for a Field Technician to assist with groundwater monitoring programs, environmental drilling investigations and remediation activities. The successful candidate will be working within a team of other technicians and junior engineers under the supervision of professional engineers and geologists.

AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and on-line programs.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to

  • Assisting in all aspects of environmental projects including proposal preparation, laboratory procurement, subcontractor coordination, desk studies, field work, and report preparation

  • Working in a team environment as well as independently

  • Any other duties assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Education : Diploma in Environmental Technology/Geological Technology or similar

  • Experience: 0-2 years

  • Knowledge/Experience:

  • Groundwater Monitoring – purging and sample collection from monitoring wells

  • Drilling – environmental drilling, ground disturbance procedures, soil description and monitoring well installation

  • Soil sampling – field screening, soil sample collection procedures

  • Field notes – taking organized and details field notes, recording observations

  • Safety – leading and participating in field meetings, oversight of subcontractors, contribute to and following safe work practices, developing/following/implementing safety plans and a day to day basis, recognizing hazards

  • Technical report writing – using spreadsheets, word processing and standard office software, able to compile and interpret field and analytical data into accurate and comprehensive summary reports

  • Technical Skills:

  • Strong team work, able to listen to requirements and work well with others

  • Excellent attention to detail and a thorough approach to work

  • Strong communication skills

  • Possess excellent report writing skills in English

  • Ability to learn new tasks

  • Flexible and hard working

  • Willing to travel within the province/country for work

  • Enthusiastic, positive and highly driven

  • Comfortable working in a fast paced environment

  • Focus on efficiency

  • Certificate : Valid and unrestricted driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Sciences

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 182867BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.