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Environmental Co-Op Student Job

Date: 1-Jun-2017

Location: Vancouver, BC, CA

Company: Golder Associates

Environmental Co-Op Student

Location: CA-BC-Vancouver
Job ID: 2017-13050
Area of Interest: EN - Environmental and Social Impact Assessment
Job Type: Co-op
# of Positions: 1
Education (Minimum): High School Certificate
Posted Date: 6/1/2017
Experience (Years): 0
SLP: J2WENVIRONMENT, J2WGRADVAC

Job Responsibilities:
Golder Associates is currently recruiting for an Environmental Co-Op Student to join our Vancouver Office for an 8 or 12 month term. The successful candidate will join a team of engineers, scientists and technicians, and will be responsible for conducting field work related to investigating and remediating contaminated sites, and providing office support.

Responsibilities include:
* Preparing and adhering to site-specific health and safety plans;
* Field preparation and equipment maintenance;
* Supervision of subcontractors for ground disturbance and utility location, borehole drilling, groundwater monitoring well installation and test pit excavation;
* Collecting and handling soil, soil vapour and groundwater samples; and
* Filing and management of all project-related field notes including data entry, quality review and assistance with report preparation

Job Requirements:
The preferred candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:
* Currently completing a Bachelor of Science, Environmental or Civil Engineering degree or related discipline;
* Willingness to travel to sites throughout the Lower Mainland and possibly other locations within BC;
* A positive and enthusiastic attitude and a personal commitment to growing their skills;
* Strong awareness of health and safety issues and a safety conscious attitude;
* Strong interpersonal and communication skills with attention to detail;
* Highly organized and methodical;
* Strong technical writing skills; and
* A valid driver’s license. Access to reliable personal transportation is an asset


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