• Title
    Environmental Technician
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions (formerly Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure) is currently seeking to fill a summer placement for an Environmental Scientist/Materials Technician to join the Yellowknife Office. The successful candidate will have an interest in environmental studies or civil/materials testing and seeks unique challenges throughout the Territories. You will have the opportunity to work on wide variety of projects and locations. Our projects may include materials and civil testing, environmental assessments and Hazmat surveys. As a member of the Yellowknife team, you will gain valuable experience understanding the natural environment, working in regulatory environments and the role of consultants within the natural resources field.


    Skills / Qualifications

    Requirements for this position include:

    • An understanding of environmental principals including soil and vegetation.
    • An understanding of remediation and reclamation principals
    • Extensive field work (energetic personality and good physical condition)
    • Field experience in remote areas
    • Possesses a strong approach to a safe workplace
    • Compiling databases and working with both excel and access databases
    • Field skills including GPS usage, field orientation and off-road vehicle operation
    • Good communication skills including written and oral communication.

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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