Cranbrook, BC
30+ days ago


DST, a division of Englobe is distinguished by its wide range of services, its presence across Canada, its client satisfaction, and customized approach with a wide range of services from consulting, turnkey project implementation, and soil treatment facilities. Over the years, Englobe has acquired credibility and a reputation for people-centered values.

Englobe is proud to have been recognized with prestigious Canada’s Best Managed Companies designation for overall business performance and sustained growth.

What we offer:
  • Full benefits package (group insurance with cost-sharing upon hiring, group RRSP after 3 months, the possibility of time banking).
  • Annual reimbursement of physical activity costs.
  • Skills development opportunities.
  • Flextime and the possibility of a compressed schedule.
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses

We are currently seeking an Environmental Assessment Technicians to work out of our Cranbrook, BC office.
Applicants do not need industry experience, but candidates with hazardous building materials assessments and monitoring experience are preferred.

Key Accountabilities/Activities:
  • Perform hazardous materials surveys (asbestos, mold, lead, etc.), abatement monitoring, review of asbestos mgmt. plans, remediation inspections, and air sampling.
  • Proficient reporting capabilities and the ability to generate detailed filed notes, floor plan maps, and photo logs.
  • Proficient in the understanding and application of the NIOSH 7400 method of air sampling.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of current provincial regulations as related to asbestos and lead.
  • Record field data and prepare reports based on established templates.
  • Coordinate and maintain field equipment maintenance, charging, calibration and repairs.
  • Work will fluctuate and will require working regular business hours, evenings/nights, and weekends, sometimes on an emergency, immediate response basis. Ability to maintain flexibility and adaptability to scheduling changes and occasional overtime is required.
  • Travel between worksites will be required locally, with an occasional need to travel provincially or nationally to urban and remote areas.
  • Perform other field and office responsibilities, as required to support DST’s multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Conduct project administration tasks as required, including timesheet generation and project invoicing.

  • Post-secondary education in environmental sciences and/or engineering technology or equivalent is preferred.
  • 3-5 years of related work experience is preferred, but NOT required.
  • Possession of valid driver’s license required.
  • AHERA certification is considered an asset.
  • Eligibility to obtain a federal security clearance is required. Federal security clearance.
  • Already obtained (Reliability or Secret) is considered a significant asset.

Key Attributes:
  • Excellent written and oral English communication skills.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organization and planning skills.
  • Strong ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Able to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure.
  • Ownership of a personal vehicle is considered an asset.