Environmental Technician

Full Time | Halifax West, NOVA SCOTIA | 9 months
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Job Summary

Full Time
Halifax West
SNC Lavalin

Job Description

Job Description
SNC-Lavalin Inc. is seeking an Environmental Technician in our Halifax, NS office. This position includes a broad range of activities in support of our environmental group, focusing on environmental assessment, environmental permitting, field assessments, and Phased Environmental Site Assessments. Candidates must have strong verbal and written communication skills, have a keen interest in a fast paced work environment, and be proficient in research, document review, organization, and time/budget management. The successful applicant must be able to work interchangeably in a team setting, and independently, work with varying climates and be prepared to conduct field work over extend work periods. Candidates will be expected to liaise with professional staff including engineers, geoscientists, subcontractors and clients.

Key Responsibilities

  • Data compilation and analysis;
  • Provide assistance with project controls (i.e., schedules, budgets, and invoice development);
  • Provide technical assistance to management and professional staff;
  • Desktop research;
  • Field assessment of biophysical and socio-economic environmental components including ground water sampling, wetland assessment, hazardous materials assessment, and soil sampling;
  • Communications including meetings, written communications, and telephone conversations;
  • Detailed review of documentation including reports and legislation; and,
  • Flexibility for short-term travel and varying hours within Atlantic Canada is required.

Role Requirements

  • Completion of an accredited  diploma or degree in Environmental Science or an equivalent academic program;
  • Strong written and verbal skills;
  • Willingness and aptitude for learning in a fast-paced work environment;
  • Detail oriented with the ability to balance a diverse and changing workload; and,
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office: MS Word, MS Project, Excel and Outlook, knowledge of CADD, an asset.

Worker Type

Job Type

At SNC-Lavalin, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.  

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