Environmental Field Technologist/Technician

XCG Consulting Limited (XCG) has an immediate opening for an Environmental Field Technologist / Technician in our Kitchener location. This position will require the successful candidate to spend the majority of their time outdoors on jobsites, in all types of weather.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
• Soil, groundwater, surface water and sediment sampling and monitoring using various methods and monitoring with handheld and automatic instrumentation;
• Oversight and direction of contractors and sub-contractors;
• Observing and logging boreholes and the installation of monitoring wells;
• Routine groundwater sampling;
• Remediation monitoring and documentation;
• Assisting with remediation activities;
• Field equipment maintenance and inventory;
• Conducting Building Condition Assessments (BCAs);
• Reporting to project co-ordinators, managers and clients;
• Some report writing and data interpretation and analysis; and
• Job includes regular out of town travel using personal vehicle, with mileage reimbursement.

The successful candidate will have the following attributes:
• A minimum of two years of field work experience;
• A graduate of a recognized environmental technology program from a community college;
• Understanding of hydrogeological processes and soil structures and some working knowledge of analytical chemistry;
• Experience with Microsoft Office – Word and Excel;
• Borehole logging, use of handheld vapour monitors, water level tapes;
• Basic surveying skills;
• Excellent interpersonal, problem-solving, organization, time-management and decision-making skills along with a professional demeanor;
• Attention to detail and field note taking; and
• Basic AutoCAD skills would be an asset.

If you meet the job requirements and are innovative and collaborative, thrive when presented with new challenges, and are eager to take your career in new directions, then XCG is the right environment for you. Respond with your resume and cover letter to jobs@xcg.com

Location

Kitchener, ON, Canada