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Environmental Project Technologist - Hazardous Materials



saint john, nb, canada
Posted on Monday, July 8, 2024

Project Technologist (Hazardous Materials Technician)

Saint John, New Brunswick

Today is the day to boost your career! Pinchin is seeking a Project Technologist (Hazardous Materials Technician) to join our Hazardous Materials team in our Saint John, New Brunswick office.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Project Technologist (Hazardous Materials Technician) will conduct effective worker exposure and workplace monitoring, safety inspections and audits. You will assist in developing various types of hygiene, health, and safety documentation, prepare technical reports and liaise with clients to ensure their needs and goals are met.

A Day in the Life of a Project Technologist (Hazardous Materials Technician) at Pinchin:

  • Complete assessments for hazardous materials, designated substances, and workplace exposures
  • Conduct interviews with clients regarding building history and site-specific client concerns
  • Perform inspections and evaluate building systems and materials
  • Use various types of equipment to record measurements and collect various samples
  • Identify and sample suspect asbestos, lead, and PCB-containing materials
  • Prepare detailed reports documenting findings and providing recommendations to address hazardous materials concerns
  • Inspect abatement and restoration contractors undertaking asbestos and other hazardous materials abatement work to document that the work has been properly completed
  • Collect and analyze Phase Contract Microscope (PCM) asbestos air samples
  • Business development to existing clients
  • Maintain and enhance quality control within the group

What you bring to the Pinchin team:

  • College diploma in Occupational Health and Safety related, Construction or Architectural Technology, or Bachelor of Science or Engineering or equivalent/related post-secondary experience
  • Intermediate two to five years of experience
  • Previous Hazardous Materials experience considered an asset
  • C.E.T. or related designations will be considered an asset
  • Knowledge of environmental and health and safety legislation/guidelines
  • Familiarity with building systems (structure, envelope, HVAC, electrical, plumbing etc.)
  • Experience reading and interpreting architectural drawings
  • Strong communication and organizational skills with an ability to follow detailed instructions
  • Excellent technical report writing skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Products
  • Availability to work outside our core business hours and rotational weekends, when required
  • Vehicle, valid driver’s license, and insurance as travel around the designated region is required
  • Employees may be required by our clients to undergo security clearances and/or drug and alcohol testing to gain access to certain job sites

What Pinchin offers you

  • A challenging, rewarding leadership position with the opportunity to mentor junior technical professionals.
  • Competitive compensation, benefits, and Extended group benefits (we pay the premium) with no waiting period.
  • Membership in our internal Communities of Practice, a national support network for technical problem solving and collaboration led by our top technical experts.
  • Casual dress code
  • Profit share bonuses and an RRSP Matching Program
  • Flexible workplace to support work life balance.
  • Various professional development and employee recognition programs.
  • Educational and professional membership dues reimbursement.
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program.
  • Corporate Discount Program.

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What’s next? If you think this is the right position for you, please apply.

We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Pinchin, however, only those selected to continue will be contacted.

**No Agency phone calls please**

Why Pinchin?

At Pinchin, our employees are the heart of our business. If you’re ready to build your skills and develop your career, we have the resources and subject matter experts to support your journey. We provide a dynamic and forward-thinking culture that is based on honesty, integrity, and a passion for learning.

About Us

Pinchin Ltd. is a multidisciplinary consulting firm that provides a wide range of engineering, building sciences, geosciences, environmental, and occupational health and safety solutions across Canada and the US. We are committed to employment practices that promote a diverse and inclusive work environment. If you require reasonable accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please inform us.

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