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Environmental Technician - Health, Safety & Compliance

Location: Pickering, Ontario

Are you a bright and motivated individual ready to innovate, grow professionally and apply your technical knowledge?

 

S2S Environmental Inc. (S2S) has an immediate opening for an Environmental Site Assessor in the Health, Safety and Compliance group.  The successful candidates will work as part of a multi-disciplined team of environmental professionals and hazardous materials specialists. 

We are looking for individuals who have solid interpersonal and technical skills, as well as basic knowledge of Building Science, Hazardous Materials, Occupational Hygiene, and applicable Environmental Regulations, Standards and Guidelines.  The successful candidate will work on projects involving the management of hazardous materials including but not limited to asbestos, lead, silica and mould and Industrial Hygiene including Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) assessments, drinking water, noise and worker exposure assessments and other compliance-related tasks which encompass a broad range of duties including:

  • Completing site assessments and inspections;

  • Interacting with clients and on-site representatives regarding building history and evaluating building systems;

  • Identifying and collecting samples of suspect asbestos, lead, PCB-containing materials, and drinking water and submitting for laboratory analysis;

  • Obtaining data using direct reading instruments and interpreting against standards and guidelines; 

  • Preparing technical reports, drawings and documenting findings and providing recommendations; 

  • Inspecting abatement and restoration contractors undertaking remediation work; 

  • Contributing to the team and maintaining quality control; and 

  • Developing and maintaining relationships with existing and prospective clients.

 

S2S is a leading environmental consulting firm providing a broad range of environmental services to clients across numerous sectors including industrial, commercial, government and institutional.  We have a team of professional and trained technical staff providing the highest possible quality of services to our clients.


S2S believes in excellence through expert knowledge, dedication and commitment to customer service and support.  We are looking for people who work well in a team setting and are also self-motivated with good self-management skills.

 
All S2S employees are provided with:

  • A safe and positive work environment;

  • Training and Development programs; 

  • Flexible work environment; 

  • Competitive salaries and vacation allowance; and 

  • Opportunity for advancement, growth and cross-training.


As a successful candidate in this role, you will possess strong interpersonal skills, work well in team settings, and possess strong oral and written communication skills.  Minimum qualifications for this position include:

 

  • Appropriate University Degree or College Diploma (Environmental or Sciences preferred);

  • Entry Level to two years of applicable field/consulting experience;

  • Knowledge of environmental and health and safety regulations and guidelines; 

  • Experience reading and interpreting architectural drawings;

  • Experience with AutoCAD and GIS are considered an asset; 

  • Ability to perform field work and willingness to travel, generally within the province of residence; 

  • Highly effective oral communication and report writing skills; 

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software; 

  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail; and 

  • Commitment to professional excellence.

 

Other Requirements

 

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, have a vehicle and a satisfactory driving record;

  • Able to work in extreme conditions, (i.e. hot, cold, and at heights); and

  • Willingness to obtain security clearances as required by our Clients

 

Additional Information

  • Co-op or Full-time, including health benefits and RRSP program;

  • Competitive wages, commensurate with experience; and

  • We are committed to employment practices that promote a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Applications

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply with a resume and cover letter.

  

We thank all candidates who apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be
contacted.

 

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