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WSP Canada

Industrial Hygienist Technician Kitimat, BC 2022-10-23

Kitimat, BC
WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 55,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 9,800+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We are among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects .

At WSP :

•We value our people and our reputation
•We are locally dedicated with international scale
•We are future focused and challenge the status quo
•We foster collaboration in everything we do
•We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable


We are a global leader in the Earth and Environment sector, made stronger with the recent acquisition of Golder. Globally headquartered in Montreal, where it all began, we proudly serve communities from coast to coast and beyond. With Golder now part of our WSP team, we have over 14,000 multidisciplinary professionals worldwide collaborating daily to protect and conserve natural landscapes, create firm foundations for communities to stand on, and champion sustainable development to combat climate change.

As part of the team, you will have access to an unparalleled network of resources, expertise, and endless opportunities to collaborate on exciting projects with diverse teammates from marine biologists to geophysicists to geotechnical engineers and more.

The Opportunity:

You'll be part of our growing team, using your skills as an Industrial Hygienist to manage on-site industrial hygiene needs for a WSP Golderclient.This position is an 18 month contract, with potential to extend to permanent. This position requires full time residency in the Kitimat area, or openness to relocate to Kitimat for the duration of the project. Relocation assistance will be provided.

Why WSP Golder?

•We value and are committed to upholding a culture of Inclusion and Belonging
•Our Flexible Work Policy - we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.
•A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.
Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada.
Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things.
•A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.

#WeAre WSP

A day in the life:

•You will be working full-time on-site for one of our clients, assisting them with their daily industrial hygiene requirements;
•You'll be using your expertise to complete industrial hygiene exposure assessments, data entry, analysis and report writing, including:
•Schedule Industrial Hygiene monitoring campaigns according to the annual sampling plan;
•Sampling for chemical, biological, physical and ergonomic hazards;
•Calibrate and maintain various monitoring equipment;
•Working with laboratories (shipping samples, sample consultation, results review and input);
•Laboratory preparation of sample materials (calibrating, weighing, cassette preparation);
•Enter data into Occupational Exposures database (Cority);
•Perform data analysis according to recognized methods and preparation of reports;
•Assist in communicating the results of exposure assessments to affected parties; and
•Maintain records and update the Industrial Hygiene Sampling Plan.

•You will also use your skills to complete hazardous material management where required including confined space hazardous assessments;
•You will be responsible for respiratory protection training (PAPR) as well as respirator fit testing;
•When required for coverage purposes, you will be responsible for audiometry; and
•You will be expected to always put Health and Safety at the centre of all that you do.

What you'll bring to WSP Golder ...

•Industrial Hygiene Technician program or equivalent education or experience in Industrial Hygiene.
•Good communication skills and ability to work in a team and independently.
•Good computer skills including Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Powerpoint. Ability to perform statistical analysis is an asset.
•Integrity & Leadership skills.
•Understanding of Industrial Hygiene sampling methods.
•Understanding of Hazardous materials assessment, sampling, and management systems.
•Must be able to effectively work in a team.
•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
•Past experience with Cority exposure monitoring database is an asset.

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe and the growing list of our clients including vaccination status as part of their mandated health and safety requirements to work with them, you will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to WSP as a condition of employment. You may also be required to undergo additional immunization to maintain a fully vaccinated status against COVID-19 whenever local Public Health Authorities recommend additional immunization.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY .

WSP Canada Inc.

Kitimat, BC

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