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Industrial Hygiene and Hazmat Technologist

Industrial Hygiene and Hazmat Technologist

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Your Opportunity

2,500 Environmental Services staff. 20 technical specialties. 900 professional associations. An international team with local expertise. You could say we know a little something about the environment. Our passion for it drives our work. Grounded by safety, quality, and ethics, we come up with solutions that perfectly fit the site. We know what it takes to balance competing project interests with creativity and efficiency. We know what to look for. And, we know how to get the job done—the right way. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.


Our Industrial Hygiene and Hazmat practice provides services associated with occupational health and safety-related work, including indoor air quality, hazardous materials and mould consulting initiatives. Our team works on behalf of our clients to implement and coordinate repair, replacement and abatement projects, often working with our other Environmental Services and Buildings Engineering groups to support required remediation and design activities. Working closely with our clients, our dedicated professionals help to establish and understand the specific needs of our clients and tailor our technical solutions in alignment with their specific business and project objectives. Clients across all sectors including commercial real estate, K-12 education, higher education, healthcare, and all levels of

government have partnered with us to provide assessments for the purposes of re-financing, acquisition/disposition and capital planning.


Stantec's Burnaby office has an opportunity for a Junior Environmental Technologist to work within our Industrial Hygiene and Hazmat practice.

Your Duties

Reporting to the Team Leader your responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Understanding the application of occupational health and safety principles and regulations, especially as they relate to industrial hygiene and hazardous materials
  • Planning and conducting site assessments for hazardous materials including (but not limited to) asbestos, mould, lead, PCBs, ODSs, mercury and silica
  • Collecting samples pertaining to the above for accurate logging on chain of custody documents and submission to independent laboratories for analysis
  • Estimating quantities of hazardous materials for the purposes of abatement project planning
  • Conducting indoor air quality assessments and testing
  • Conducting industrial hygiene assessments and testing
  • Conducting site work associated with monitoring of hazardous materials abatement projects (e.g. asbestos, mould, lead), including on-site observation of contractor activities and collection of applicable air samples
  • Assisting with the operation and calibration of air quality testing equipment
  • Preparing detailed technical reports
  • Assisting with the preparation of proposals for the above-noted types of projects
  • Evening and weekend work may be required
  • Frequent travel within Canada (primarily Western Canada) and potentially the U.S. will be required

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Post-secondary training, course work, diploma or degree pertaining to environmental technology, building sciences, occupational health and safety and/or occupational/industrial hygiene
  • General knowledge of buildings, building systems and building construction
  • General knowledge and experience with occupational hygiene testing/sampling protocols
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including exceptional MS Office skills
  • Strong note-taking skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work on your own initiative as well as in a team environment is crucial
  • One to two years’ experience would be considered an asset
  • Experience or knowledge pertaining to occupational/industrial hygiene, occupational health & safety regulations and/or the hazardous materials abatement industry would be an asset
  • Valid driver's license and vehicle is required

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