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Full Time
Hazardous Materials Technologist
Victoria, BC
TerraWest is expanding!  We are currently recruiting for a Hazardous Materials Technologist to join our...
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Full Time
Emergency Spill Response Manager
Various Locations
TerraWest continues to grow!  We are expanding our spill response services and are seeking a...
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Full Time
Environmental Technologist
Various Locations
Environmental Technologist – Contaminated Sites TerraWest is always seeking talented people to join our growing...
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Full Time
Hazardous Materials Technologist

Why apply with TerraWest?

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

TerraWest is expanding!  We are currently recruiting for a Hazardous Materials Technologist to join our Hazardous Materials department in Victoria. 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, smartphone, a personal training and development budget payment of professional dues and the regular bells and whistles.

Good fit People

We selects 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
Emergency Spill Response Manager

Why apply with TerraWest?

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

TerraWest continues to grow!  We are expanding our spill response services and are seeking a talented Spill Response Manager to help grow and develop our emergency spill response division.  This role is ideal for the self starter that loves to travel and work outdoors.  You will be responsible for new client development, project management, boots on the ground response work, team management, and continuous improvement of the division providing service throughout Western Canada.  Home base location is negotiable.

  • Negotiating and preparing new contracts with heavy equipment contractors
  • Business development and client liaison
  • Developing and improving existing internal processes and protocols for spill response, health & safety, logistics, and related
  • On the ground field management support in the event of a spill
  • Training and administrative support with clients
  • Related works that support the growth and development of the service
  • Spill response experience, ideally related to the responsibilities of the position
  • A related degree, diploma, designation, 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 work outside for long durations
  • Ability to wear a respirator as required for work
  • Applicants must have a current and valid driver’s license with access to a vehicle 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, smartphone, a personal training and development budget payment of professional dues and the regular bells and whistles.

Good fit People

We selects 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?

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 Technologist – Contaminated Sites

TerraWest is always seeking talented people to join our growing team. The Environmental Technologist will provide their knowledge and skills to contaminated site assessments.

The Environmental Technologist 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, and related. This is environmental consulting 101. You will expand your knowledge of project logistics, client liaison, budgeting, and problem-solving.

The position is eligible to be a part of our Hazardous Materials division and may include hazmat fieldwork activities and reporting.

The Environmental Technologist reports directly to the Operations Manager.  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.

Job duties include:

  • The preparation of formal reports, data tables, site figures, and supporting documents;
    • Field work and technical data collection, including soil, groundwater, and vapour sampling, with travel as required;
    • Communication to peers and clients;
    • Adherence to the Health & Safety program, team communication, basic administrative works, and related support.

Qualifications

 

The position is best for a junior applicant with 1 to 4 years’ experience.  Job training will be provided; however, the minimum qualifications are:

  • Diploma, certificate, or bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study (Environmental Science, Engineering, natural sciences including Chemistry, Agrology, Geology, Biology, or related);
  • 1 to 4 years of relevant work experience in contaminated sites assessment and remediation. Transferable experience in other fields is considered valuable and will be evaluated upon application;
  • Excellent computer-based skills, including use of Microsoft Office products, email, web browsers, online research, and related (mandatory);
  • A professional attitude to written email correspondence, texting, phone etiquette, and in-person conversations;
  • Valid Class 5 drivers license with good driving record, including own vehicle; and
  • Hazardous material survey experience is an asset.

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, smartphone, a personal training and development budget payment of professional dues and the regular bells and whistles.

Good fit People

We selects 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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