• Title
    Occupational Health & Safety Professional – Technician / Technologist / Scientist (Intermediate to Senior)
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Occupational Health and Environment
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently recruiting a Scientist, Engineer or Technician to join our team in Winnipeg, Manitoba. This is an exciting opportunity for experienced environmental, building or occupational health and safety professionals looking to further develop their career and work on unique and exciting projects.


    This is a key position in our Health safety and Environment group. The candidate will provide project management and technical support to our dynamic and growing team supporting the construction, building management and decommissioning industries across Canada. The Candidate will also provide client support on a number of project portfolios and key environmental program initiatives.


    Key Responsibilities


    Typical duties may include:

    • Project management
    • Assess and prepare proposals
    • Provision of designated substances and hazardous materials surveys and preparing management plans (i.e. lead, mercury, asbestos, PCBs, etc.)
    • Provision of mould evaluations and indoor air quality assessments
    • Provision of asbestos abatement and mould remediation inspections
    • Provision of air sampling and calibration of equipment
    • Phase Contrast Microscopy analysis for asbestos and other fibres
    • Supervising or completing senior technical assignments including assessment and abatement programs, specification development, and reporting
    • Completion of occupational hygiene field programs including noise and worker exposure monitoring
    • Assisting building science and architectural professionals
    • Training internal staff and clients in hazardous building materials, mould and other occupational health and safety topics
    • Prepare and submit high quality technical reports and technical documents; Provide technical review.
    • Client and regulatory liaison
    • Business development
    • Stay current in area of professional practice and become recognized as a specialist internally and externally
    • Optimize use of internal human and physical resources in order to deliver the highest quality products on time and on budget
    • Build strong and enduring relationships between Wood and its clients
    • Mentor and assist in the training and development of more junior staff
    • Work occasional off-hour shifts as required in order to accommodate assessment and inspection services required as part of evening, night and weekend work
    • Work on project sites within Manitoba and occasional out of province including working in conjunction with other offices

    Skills / Qualifications

    • University degree or Technical Diploma graduate with a directly related degree in engineering, science, occupational health and safety or building science
    • Professional certifications such as a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP), Registered Occupation Hygienist. Certified Industrial Hygienist, or Registered Occupational Hygiene Technologist are considered an asset
    • Minimum 8 years industry or combined industry and academic experience conducting environmental site assessments, contaminated site investigations and remediation projects
    • Strong written and oral communication (English)
    • Strong workplace safety practices and training
    • Class 5 driver’s license and a good driving record (driving abstract required)
    • Participate in criminal records checks and/or drug screening for site access
    • Strong communication and report writing skills
    • Demonstrated word processing and computer skills
    • Self-motivated with good organizational skills, can take initiative, handle challenges, prioritize multiple tasks, and provide superior service to clients
    • Demonstrates a commitment to personal and professional career development
    • A background in building construction or building science
    • Specific asbestos and/or mould training considered an asset
    • Must be fit to wear a respirator

    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. www.woodplc.com

    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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