Date:  Jun 9, 2021

Caledon, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Civil East

Environmental Technician

At Aecon, we’re building the future and our people are at the heart of everything we do. We're always looking for exceptional talent to work on our exciting and ever-expanding project portfolios. We are focused on being the #1 Canadian Infrastructure Company and the first choice employer in our industry.



Purpose of the Position

Aecon Materials Engineering is seeking for a motivated Environmental Technician to join our Environmental team and to report out of our Caledon, Ontario office. The responsibilities of this position will include, but not be limited to, project coordination, data management, field activities and interpretation of analytical data.


Key Responsibilities

  • Environmental data procurement, collation, management, assessment, and interpretation.
  • Planning and conducting soil and groundwater sampling programs and environmental site assessments using a variety of techniques.
  • Coordination of Environmental Site Assessments, including ordering background information, Freedom of Information Act requests and historical documents.
  • Overseeing subcontractors (ie. Drill Rig Operators, Excavation Operators, Ontario One Call Locates and Private Locators).
  • Knowledge of soil classification, particularly soil lithologies found within Ontario, is an asset.
  • Previous work experience supervising drill rig operators and overseeing the installation of groundwater monitoring wells.
  • Using appropriate technology and equipment to collect field data.
  • Reporting duties will consist of the preparation of site drawings / plans, completion of final borehole / monitoring well logs, interpolating data through analytical tables and assisting Project Managers / Engineers with general reporting.
  • Conducting environmental monitoring to document adherence to environmental protection regulations.
  • Traveling for field work, mainly throughout the GTA.
  • In addition to the Environmental duties of this position, the position may also require periodical geotechnical duties to be performed.


Required Knowledge and Skills

  • A completed college diploma specializing in environmental engineering technology, environmental management & assessment, or a similar program.
  • 2 to 3 years of environmental consulting experience.
  • Groundwater and soil sampling experience, including drilling supervision and oversight of monitoring well installation.
  • Experience completing Phase One and Two Environmental Site Assessments, including site inspections and historical records acquisition and reviews.
  • Technical proposal and report preparation experience would be an asset.
  • Attention to detail in the completion of project-critical documentation.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organization skills and the ability to schedule multiple tasks within set deadlines for various stages of projects, including field work and reporting.
  • Knowledge of Ontario Regulations 153/04 and 406/19.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently or in a team environment.
  • Excellent Microsoft Outlook, MS Word and Excel skills.
  • Proven people and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to communicate with a diverse group of individuals.
  • Proven ability to utilize current technologies.
  • Proven ability to take initiative and leadership.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • A strong foundation of Health & Safety practices.
  • Must have a valid “G” driver’s license or equivalent and clean drivers abstract.


Aecon has every intention of fostering diversity within and across our organization. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


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