Environmental Monitor

 (via Indeed)
Peace River Hydro Partners
Ft. St. John, BC, Canada
Position Type: 
Full-Time
Experience Level: 
Junior (3-4 Years)
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)
Apply By: 
ASAP

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Join a world class team that is committed to bringing clean energy to British Columbia for decades to come! Located at the Site C Dam, Peace River Hydro Partners is the prime contractor on the BC Hydro Site C Clean Energy Project. Our team consists of professionals representing over 30 different occupations. We value diversity and respect in the workplace. We need you to help us build this legacy!

Reporting to the Environmental Manager, this position requires a positive attitude, strong attention to detail, and effective interpersonal communication and organizational skills. If you are looking for a dynamic work environment, competitive employment conditions, and an opportunity to test your abilities, we invite you to blend your talent with our know-how, and help us shape the future of construction.

Responsibilities

  • Undertake daily field inspections and reporting to ensure compliance with the environmental protection plans (EPPs) and other regulatory approvals
  • Prepare and submit reports regularly to ensure thorough documentation and recording of environmental protection aspects of the project
  • Collect field based samples (i.e. water, soils) and record data and observations in an accurate and well-organized manner
  • Assist in the operation and maintenance of equipment, including laboratory, field, and monitoring equipment
  • Undertake investigations of environmental incidents and prepare written reports and recommendations
  • Maintain and ensure calibration of field monitoring equipment and related computers
  • Communicate effectively with project team members
  • Execute Health, Safety and Environmental Policies, Programs etc

Essential Functions

  • Ability to demonstrate working competency in environmental inspecting and monitoring (such as field/site inspections, water sampling, field assessment of vegetation, aquatic species and wildlife), and in the use of GPS equipment
  • Knowledge of BC Water Quality Guidelines
  • Ensuring that fuel and other spills are properly reported and cleaned up
  • Preparing daily reports and incident reports
  • Ability to identify bird species from sight and sound, as well as conduct bird nest sweeps surveys and implement mitigation measures

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Possess a robust work ethic and be able to work independently, while able to thrive in a team environment
  • Proven problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to make defensible CPESC related decisions with little supervision
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication and organizational skills
  • Proficient in the writing of technical reports, data entry, data compilation and the management of databases
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel)

Experience/ Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in environmental studies or technology from an institute of recognized standing with a minimum of three (3) years of related experience in environmental planning and monitoring on large construction projects
  • Nation community representatives, and other stakeholders and participants
  • Possess mature judgment and the ability to succeed with minimal supervision both independently and as a team member in an active construction environment
  • Must be willing to work 14/7 rotation schedule in a camp
  • Possess a valid class 5 driver’s licence

Job Types: Full-time, Fly-In/Fly-Out

Schedule:

  • 12 Hour Shift
  • Day shift
  • Night Shift

Experience:

  • Environmental: 3 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Required)

Licence:

  • Class 5 Drivers (Required)

Work remotely:

  • No