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Hazardous Materials Technologist
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Intermediate Environmental Professional
Nanaimo
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Operations Manager
Prince George
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Environmental Technologist
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Full Time
Hazardous Materials Technologist

Why apply with TerraWest?

Come grow your career with us.  TerraWest is a different kind of full-service environmental consulting organization. Different for employees and different for clients. Different in that TerraWest and its employees value the direct client relationships that allow us to provide the best environmental consulting advice and have a thorough connection from the start of a project to its finish. As employees, we know that we grow and prosper by building relationships that help our clients succeed. To us, our clients are people, not revenue streams.

Job Description

Hazardous Materials Technologist

TerraWest is always interested in hearing from talented people who wish to join our growing team.  Qualified candidates will be notified for pre-screening interviews on an as-needed basis.

We are seeking qualified Hazardous Materials Technologists to join our Hazardous Materials department. TerraWest provides clients with hazardous materials and designated substances surveys, worker exposure assessments, and specialized indoor environmental quality services such as indoor air quality investigations, water damage/mould assessments, and infection control services.

  • Perform hazardous materials assessments on all types of buildings and structures
  • Schedule inspections with clients and contractors
  • Communicate with project managers and supervisory personnel for all aspects of work
  • Conduct on-site inspections during demolition or removal of hazardous materials
  • Perform mould, indoor air quality, water loss, and mould assessments
  • Collect building materials and environmental samples, completion of chains of custody, and submit samples for laboratory analysis
  • Equipment calibration and use
  • Complete proper field forms for reporting purposes
  • Assess worker exposure to selected contaminants
  • Collect off-air samples for asbestos and conducting PCM analysis
  • Interpret analytical results
  • Prepare reports and site plans outlining the findings on-site and associated recommendations
  • Manage time on projects effectively and efficiently
  • Ensure the well-being and safety of workers and building occupants at project sites
  • Understand proper procedures and project scope of work
  • Prepare daily trip plans to assess health and safety risks and implement mitigation procedures while on site
  • Consulting experience, ideally related to the responsibilities of the position
  • A degree, diploma, certificate or designation in Construction Technology, Architectural Technology, Civil Engineering, a Bachelor of Science or Applied Science, AHERA, Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) or Registered Occupational Hygienist (ROH/ROHT) would be an asset
  • A related certificate or license would be an asset
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Report writing, reviewing, and editing skills
  • Must be able to read and understand technical specifications, drawings and reports
  • Ability to work outside of core business hours, including evenings and weekends and some travel
  • Ability to climb 6-8 foot step ladder, and occasionally use a 15-25 foot extension ladder to access roofs
  • Ability to carry up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to wear a respirator as required for work
  • Applicants must have a current and valid driver’s license with access to a vehicle that can safely transport equipment (ladders, tools, totes), and with sufficient insurance.
  • Must be able to legally work in Canada

TerraWest Offers

TerraWest offers a friendly, professional, dynamic and flexible work environment along with the opportunity to develop and grow your career. Compensation commensurate with experience, and TerraWest provides health benefits, a smartphone, a personal training and development budget payment of professional dues and the regular bells and whistles.

Good fit People

We select people who are a “good fit”. To us this means someone who understands environmental consulting; is willing to work hard yet enjoy your personal life and be part of a team committed to growing the company. You would also have a good sense of humour and be able to connect with and build relationships with others. Ideally, you have an established network of local contacts and have the ability to build strong and enduring relationships quickly.

To Apply

Please send your cover letter & resume to info@terrawest.ca. Your cover letter should indicate how you meet our requirements including how you “fit” with TerraWest.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Full Time
Intermediate Environmental Professional

Why apply with TerraWest?

Come grow your career with us.  TerraWest is a different kind of full-service environmental consulting organization. Different for employees and different for clients. Different in that TerraWest and its employees value the direct client relationships that allow us to provide the best environmental consulting advice and have a thorough connection from the start of a project to its finish. As employees, we know that we grow and prosper by building relationships that help our clients succeed. To us, our clients are people, not revenue streams.

Job Description

Environmental Professional – Contaminated Sites

TerraWest Environmental is offering an immediate opportunity for an ambitious intermediate level Environmental Professional within our Nanaimo office.

The Environmental Professional will provide their knowledge and skills to contaminated site assessments.

The Environmental Professional plays an important role in the completion of field projects with a contaminated site focus. The role is split 50/50 between fieldwork and office, more or less. Fieldwork may require overnight stays outside of town.  Work projects include Phase I & II Environmental Site Assessments, Stage 1 & 2 Preliminary Site Investigations, Detailed Site Investigations, Remediation, Compliance Monitoring and Sampling, Auditing, hazardous materials investigations and related. This is environmental consulting 101. You will expand your knowledge of project logistics, client liaison, budgeting, and problem-solving.

The Environmental Professional reports directly to the Operations Manager.  A desire to learn and grow is important.  The position is expected to include regular travel to conduct fieldwork.  Training will be provided on the job, with some training outside of business hours. You will often work independently in the completion of field projects and reporting, with support from the team.

What we ask of you:

You are open-minded and willing to learn. Your friends and family describe you as positive, optimistic, growth and goal-oriented, hardworking, considerate, emotionally intelligent, persistent, resourceful, trustworthy, honest, transparent, and talented.  Each day is different and it can feel that there is a lot to know when you start this position. We ask that you look forward to providing your effort and contribution to our growing business as you add and improve skills in your professional practice.

Specific job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Completion of Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments, Stage 1 & 2 Preliminary Site Investigations, Hazardous Materials Assessments and related duties;
  • Field work and technical data collection, including soil, groundwater, and vapour sampling, with travel as required;
  • Client and subcontractor liaison, scheduling, and logistics;
  • Report preparation, including data review and supporting document creation; and
  • Adherence to the Health and Safety program, team communication, basic administrative works, and related support.

Qualifications

This role is considered an intermediate position within the organization, and comprehensive training will be provided; however, the minimum qualifications are:

  • Diploma, certificate, or Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field of study, for example Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Environmental Technology, Agrology, Geology, Engineering, etc.;
  • At least 1-2 years of relevant work experience in contaminated sites assessment and remediation;
  • Physically fit and able to lift up to 50 lbs.;
  • Willing to cross-train for hazardous materials investigations;
  • Excellent computer-based skills, including use of Microsoft Office products, email, web browsers, online research, and related;
  • A professional attitude to written and oral communications with clients and colleagues;
  • A positive, friendly, team-oriented attitude; and
  • A valid Class 5 driver’s licence with good driving record, including own vehicle.

TerraWest is an equal opportunity employer and offers a friendly, professional and dynamic work environment with the opportunity to develop and grow your career. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

TerraWest Offers

TerraWest offers a friendly, professional, dynamic and flexible work environment along with the opportunity to develop and grow your career. Compensation commensurate with experience, and TerraWest provides health benefits, a smartphone, a personal training and development budget payment of professional dues and the regular bells and whistles.

Good fit People

We select people who are a “good fit”. To us this means someone who understands environmental consulting; is willing to work hard yet enjoy your personal life and be part of a team committed to growing the company. You would also have a good sense of humour and be able to connect with and build relationships with others. Ideally, you have an established network of local contacts and have the ability to build strong and enduring relationships quickly.

To Apply

Please send your cover letter & resume to info@terrawest.ca. Your cover letter should indicate how you meet our requirements including how you “fit” with TerraWest.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Full Time
Operations Manager

Why apply with TerraWest?

Come grow your career with us.  TerraWest is a different kind of full-service environmental consulting organization. Different for employees and different for clients. Different in that TerraWest and its employees value the direct client relationships that allow us to provide the best environmental consulting advice and have a thorough connection from the start of a project to its finish. As employees, we know that we grow and prosper by building relationships that help our clients succeed. To us, our clients are people, not revenue streams.

Job Description

Operations Manager – Prince George

TerraWest Environmental is searching for an ambitious and growth-minded Operations Manager for our Prince George office.

The Operations Manager plays an important key leadership role in managing the overall growth and development of the regional office and staff.  During the day to day they are responsible for maintaining and growing a new book of business, while coordinating the completion of Phase I & II ESAs, Stage 1 & 2 PSIs, Detailed Site Investigations, Remediation, Compliance Monitoring, Auditing, and related contaminated sites services with their regional team.

This role reports directly to the VP of Operations and CEO.  A desire to socialize with new clients, train staff, mentor, and provide excellent leadership is extremely important.

This is the ideal position for someone who:

  • Is an ambitious professional that desires to work within a smaller team-oriented consulting firm;
  • Enjoys working independently, contributing to growth and having their contributions recognized and encouraged;
  • Has a mindset of continuous improvement, and is flexible, practical and solutions oriented;
  • Wishes to fast track their career by being involved in all aspects of a growing consulting business;
  • Believes that their effort can make a positive impact on people, ideas and the environment; and who,
  • Is positive, humourous, and an excellent communicator.

What we ask of you:

You are open-minded and willing to learn. Your friends and family describe you as positive, optimistic, growth and goal-oriented, hardworking, considerate, emotionally intelligent, persistent, resourceful, trustworthy, honest, transparent, and talented.  Each day is different and it can feel that there is a lot to know when you start this position. We ask that you look forward to providing your effort and contribution to our growing business as you add and improve skills in your professional practice.

Job Expectations include:

  • Business Development & Client Liaison (new and existing);
  • Communicating the corporate TerraWest message at a local level;
  • Day to day staff management and maintaining project flow;
  • Project Design, Budgeting and Proposal Preparation;
  • Project Logistics and Execution;
  • Training and Mentoring;
  • Senior technical report review;
  • Coordinating with clients, stakeholders and internal project staff;
  • Fieldwork where necessary;
  • Developing policies and protocols;
  • Acting as main point of contact within the Prince George office; and,
  • Adherence to the Health & Safety program, team communication, basic administrative works, and related support.

Qualifications

The Operations Manager has moderate to strong technical experience in contaminated sites obtained through education and boots on the ground fieldwork, complimented by team based leadership skills such as transparent communication, humour, positivity, open mindedness, and decision making confidence.  At TerraWest our leadership group works as a team, while each being independently responsible for the health and development of their region.  This role is best suited for those who are calm under pressure, enjoy the autonomy of growing and managing their own “micro business”, and have the personal responsibility to take action for positive change.

  • Current and good standing with APEGBC, BCIA, ACPBC, ASTTBC or CAB. Note that candidates currently residing outside of BC will be considered, but must be actively registered with their local professional association and be eligible for transfer to provincial organizations;
  • At least 5 years experience in environmental consulting, having actively completed Phase I & II ESAs, Stage 1 & 2 PSIs, DSIs, Remediation, and related work, including a strong baseline of field experience and experience in project management and report preparation, preferably at least 3 of these years working in BC;
  • Proven leadership skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, preferably an extrovert who enjoys socializing, sales, and personal growth;
  • Strong computer skills with an ability to learn new programs quickly;
  • A professional attitude to written and oral communications with clients and colleagues;
  • A positive, friendly, open-minded, team-oriented attitude;
  • Valid class 5 driver’s license with clean driving abstract;
  • Willingness to relocate to Prince George or currently local.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice. 

TerraWest Offers

TerraWest offers a friendly, professional, dynamic and flexible work environment along with the opportunity to develop and grow your career. Compensation commensurate with experience, and TerraWest provides health benefits, a smartphone, a personal training and development budget payment of professional dues and the regular bells and whistles.

Good fit People

We select people who are a “good fit”. To us this means someone who understands environmental consulting; is willing to work hard yet enjoy your personal life and be part of a team committed to growing the company. You would also have a good sense of humour and be able to connect with and build relationships with others. Ideally, you have an established network of local contacts and have the ability to build strong and enduring relationships quickly.

To Apply

Please send your cover letter & resume to info@terrawest.ca. Your cover letter should indicate how you meet our requirements including how you “fit” with TerraWest.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Full Time
Environmental Technologist

Why apply with TerraWest?

Come grow your career with us.  TerraWest is a different kind of full-service environmental consulting organization. Different for employees and different for clients. Different in that TerraWest and its employees value the direct client relationships that allow us to provide the best environmental consulting advice and have a thorough connection from the start of a project to its finish. As employees, we know that we grow and prosper by building relationships that help our clients succeed. To us, our clients are people, not revenue streams.

Job Description

Environmental Professional – Contaminated Sites

TerraWest Environmental is offering an immediate opportunity for an ambitious and growth minded junior level Environmental Technologist within our Kelowna office.

The Environmental Technologist will provide their knowledge and skills to contaminated site assessments.

The Environmental Technologist is an important team member in the execution of Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments (ESA), Stage 1 and 2 Preliminary (PSI) and Detailed Site Investigations (DSI), hazardous materials investigations, environmental remediation, compliance monitoring, auditing, and related. As part of the role you will expand on your knowledge of project logistics, client liaison, budgeting, and problem solving.  This is contaminated sites 101.

The Environmental Technologist reports directly to the Operations Manager, and from time to time a dedicated Project Manager.  A desire to learn and grow is important.  The position is expected to include regular travel to conduct fieldwork.  Training will be provided on the job, with some training outside of business hours. You will often work independently in the completion of field projects and reporting, with support from the team.

What we ask of you:

You are open-minded and willing to learn. Your friends and family describe you as positive, optimistic, growth and goal-oriented, hardworking, considerate, emotionally intelligent, persistent, resourceful, trustworthy, honest, transparent, and talented.  Each day is different and it can feel that there is a lot to know when you start this position. We ask that you look forward to providing your effort and contribution to our growing business as you add and improve skills in your professional practice.

Specific job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Completion of Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments, Stage 1 & 2 Preliminary Site Investigations, Hazardous Materials Assessments and related duties;
  • Field work and technical data collection, including soil, groundwater, and vapour sampling, with travel as required;
  • Client and subcontractor liaison, scheduling, and logistics;
  • Report preparation, including data review and supporting document creation; and
  • Adherence to the Health and Safety program, team communication, basic administrative works, and related support.

Qualifications

This role is considered a junior position within the organization, and comprehensive training will be provided; however, the minimum qualifications are:

  • Diploma, certificate, or Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field of study, for example Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Environmental Technology, Agrology, Geology, Engineering, etc.;
  • At least 1 year of relevant work experience in contaminated sites assessment and remediation is ideal, preferably within BC, but not mandatory.  On the job training will be provided;
  • Physically fit and able to lift up to 50 lbs.;
  • Willing to cross-train for hazardous materials investigations;
  • Strong computer-based skills, including use of Microsoft Office products, email, web browsers, online research, and related;
  • Ability to occasionally travel to other locations in BC in the course of normal work;
  • A professional attitude to written and oral communications with clients and colleagues;
  • A positive, friendly, team-oriented attitude; and
  • A valid Class 5 driver’s license with good driving record, including own vehicle or ability to access vehicle on short demand.

TerraWest is an equal opportunity employer and offers a relaxed, friendly, professional and dynamic work environment with the opportunity to develop and grow your career. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

TerraWest Offers

TerraWest offers a friendly, professional, dynamic and flexible work environment along with the opportunity to develop and grow your career. Compensation commensurate with experience, and TerraWest provides health benefits, a smartphone, a personal training and development budget payment of professional dues and the regular bells and whistles.

Good fit People

We select people who are a “good fit”. To us this means someone who understands environmental consulting; is willing to work hard yet enjoy your personal life and be part of a team committed to growing the company. You would also have a good sense of humour and be able to connect with and build relationships with others. Ideally, you have an established network of local contacts and have the ability to build strong and enduring relationships quickly.

To Apply

Please send your cover letter & resume to info@terrawest.ca. Your cover letter should indicate how you meet our requirements including how you “fit” with TerraWest.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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