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Date:  Jan 21, 2023

Caledon, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Transportation East

Position Title:  Environmental Technologist

Build Your Career at Aecon

Aecon is proud to build some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of this generation. From the roads and transit systems that connect our communities, to the communication networks that link us from coast-to-coast, and the water infrastructure that supplies our businesses and homes. Our integral work includes constructing the pipelines that join provinces with the energy that fuels the nation, and the airports and ports that connect us all. Aecon is there, safely and sustainably building the future.  


We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our employees. We are always searching the globe for exceptional candidates to join the Aecon family and be a part of our forward-thinking, innovative, best-in-class organization!  


Position Overview

Aecon Materials Engineering (a division of Aecon Infrastructure) 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of Environmental Site Assessments, including ordering background information, Freedom of Information Act requests and historical documents.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 Experience


  • Post secondary education specializing in environmental engineering technology, environmental management & assessment, or a similar program.
  • 2 to 3 years of environmental consulting experience is preferred.
  • Must have a valid “G” driver’s license or equivalent and clean drivers abstract.
  • 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.
  • Excellent Microsoft Outlook, MS Word and Excel skills.
  • Proven ability to take initiative and leadership.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • A strong foundation of Health & Safety practices.


Aecon fosters diversity, inclusion and belonging within and across our organization. We welcome all to apply including, women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


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