• Environmental Technician – Fixed Contract

    Posted Date 3 months ago(3/30/2018 12:15 AM)
    Job ID
    Job Category
    Sustainable Development - Environmental Summer Program
    Job Type
    Fixed Term Contract
  • Mission for this Position

    At Baffinland, we are part of a unique professional and social alliance. Our workforce brings together the modern intelligence of safe, sustainable global mining and the enduring values and environmental know-how of a deep-rooted culture. We work and live beyond the Arctic Circle mining iron ore in one of the world’s most captivating and seldom seen destinations.


    We are looking for people ready to share, build, and grow with a great company.


    Fixed Term Environmental Technician will be responsible for performing compliance inspections, environmental monitoring programs and mitigation actions, and support reporting requirements.

    Please note: this is a Fixed term position requiring a 4x2 week Fly - In, Fly-Out Rotation

    Main Accountabilities

    • Conduct field monitoring and sampling programs as required under existing permits, licenses, and the company's Environmental Management System 
      • Conducting water and wildlife monitoring and sampling programs
      • Conducting compliance and construction monitoring inspections
      • Implementing water treatment programs
      • Implementing sediment and erosion mitigation measures
    • Focus on role is performing
    • Assisting process and environmental engineers with specific tasks relating to wastewater treatment activities
    • Assisting scientific specialists in the collection of baseline and effects programs for terrestrial and aquatic field programs.
    • Processing, packing, and shipping collected samples as required.
    • Conduct field analyses of samples using on-site portable analyzers and meters.
    • Calibrating, installing and maintaining sampling and monitoring equipment.
    • Entering collected field and laboratory data into the environmental database
    • Regularly updating, filing, and managing environmental documentation.
    • Conduct internal due diligence compliance inspections of various site facilities and operational activities
    • Assisting in the preparation and implementation of environmental training exercises.
    • Conducting regular environmental and technical inspections of site infrastructure and construction areas.
    • Participating and assisting in waste and water management programs.
    • Other technical field and office tasks to support the sustainable development and site operations

    Main Qualifications

    • Graduate or Third or fourth year university student enrolled in an environmental science or environmental/chemical/process engineering program or technologist program in environmental related field
    • Northern/ arctic experience and working in a mine considered to be an asset
    • Physically fit
    • Valid Provincial or Territorial driver’s license
    • Excellent organizational skills.
    • Personable and ability to get along with others.
    • Strong communication skills
    • Experience with outboard motors and boats, including pleasure craft operating license an asset.
    • Experience and proficiency with MS suite of software products such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Training or Experience with Water Sampling practices and programs
    • Training or Experience with compliance inspections
    • Training or Experience with sedimentation and erosion mitigation measures
    • Training or Experience with process engineering and water treatment is an asset



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