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AECOM Environmental Technician in Edmonton, Alberta

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

AECOM is looking for an Environmental Professional to join our Edmonton or Calgary, AB office.

This position is a full-time role .

This position requires demonstrated experience in the following areas:

  • Technically strong in remedial excavation and detailed site investigations for soil, vapour, and groundwater.

  • Phase I ESA, Phase II ESA, Remedial Action Plans and Confirmation of Remediation Reports.

  • Remediation Planning and Management.

  • Technical report preparation and review.

  • Field coordination, Site Supervision and contractor management for remedial excavation and Phase II investigation programs.

  • Site Validation Reports.

  • Mentoring staff and contributing positively to the company culture.

  • Working both collaboratively and independently, as warranted.

  • Managing multiple tasks simultaneous and effectively.

  • Strong verbal written and verbal communication skills.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Support of environmental investigation and remediation projects.

  • Contribute directly to the preparation of technical project deliverables (e.g., work plans, remedial investigations, Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments).

  • Conduct remedial excavation supervision, soil, groundwater, and vapor intrusion sampling

  • Job duties will involve both field work and office assignments with overnight travel required.

  • Preparing, work plans, and technical reports, and presentations for technical meetings with clients and regulators

  • Actively communicating with the technical team and Project Manger

  • Mentoring of interns, new grads and junior team members


Minimum Requirements :

  • Diploma in Environmental Technology/Geological Technology or similar with at least 4 years of relevant experience OR Secondary school with at least 6 years of relevant experience.

  • Willing to travel within the province/country for work, including extended travel

  • Valid and unrestricted driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant engineering (Civil, Chemical, Environmental etc.) or sciences discipline: Environmental Sciences, etc.

  • 6+ year of knowledge/experience in any or all of the following areas:

  • 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, confidence in exercising stop work authority.

  • 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

  • Critical thinking and problem solving

  • Ability to learn new tasks

  • Flexible and hard working

  • Able to work outdoors, often in inclement weather conditions, physically able to walk long distances in rugged terrain and carry up to 50 lbs of equipment.

Additional Information

  • Relocation is available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10079555

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Science