Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is currently seeking Hazardous Materials Specialists in our British Columbia Operations. The successful candidate(s) will have the opportunity to provide Hazardous Materials support in an exciting, fast paced consulting environment.
Preference for staff based in one of our existing E&I offices in Burnaby, Kamloops, Prince George or Fort Saint John. Alberta-based candidates may be considered for project-specific assignments.
Conduct hazardous materials assessment for various client sectors including: asbestos, lead, PCBs, mercury components, ozone-depleting substances, suspect visible microbial growth and other process contaminants
Conduct on-site inspection and monitoring services during hazardous materials abatement / remediation projects
Prepare accurate, succinct written reports, programs and proposals
Participate in safety meetings and conduct site safety inspections
Maintain air sampling pumps, monitors and other associated equipment required for hazardous materials projects
Monitor work load utilization
Ensure project milestones and client expectations are being met
Skills / Qualifications
Post-secondary education in Occupational Health and Safety
Evidence of hazardous materials training (e.g. AHERA Building Inspector Course, Alberta Asbestos Worker Course, Hazardous Materials Technician Course, Lead Inspector and Risk Assessor Course, Mould Assessment and Remediation Course, etc.)
Preferably two to eight years’ experience conducting hazardous materials work
Experience with industrial and hydroelectric power facilities an asset
Experience conducting safety- and hygiene-related work a plus
Access to a vehicle and willing to travel for out of town work is essential
Strong computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Enthusiastic and positive attitude and commitment to technical excellence
Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
Willingness to maintain and upgrade technical skills through seminars, training sessions and continuing education
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
About Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure
Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products... – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets. Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology. Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.