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Thank you for your interest in a career with McTavish.
While we may not always have postings listed, we are always looking for positive
and qualified individuals to join our team. If you are interested in introducing yourself,
please forward your resume with a cover letter to: resumes@mctavishconsultants.ca
Full Time
Environmental Technician
Surrey, BC

The Environmental Technician (ET) will organize and perform field tasks in a safe and effective manner. ...
 
Full Time
Soils Technician
Surrey, BC

The Soils Technician (ST) will organize and perform field tasks in a safe and effective manner. ...
 

Full Time

Environmental Technician
Surrey, BC

Why apply with McTavish?

Our growing team includes Registered Professional Biologists, Professional Agrologists, Environmental Technicians, Forestry Professionals & Technologists, Arborists, Project Managers, and Administrative Support. We work to ensure all field employees’ training is current and believe this is a key step in providing a safe work environment. Known for our innovative ideas and teamwork, McTavish’s success is fully attributed to our people, and we take great care in maintaining a corporate culture that is based on respect, appreciation, and work/life balance.

Job Description

Term *March 1, 2023 – September 1, 2023
*Extension of the job offer will be reviewed within 30 days of the term end date

Status *Term, Full-Time
*Overtime hours may be required and will be mutually agreed upon with conditions and compensation in alignment with the BC Employment Standards Act.

Start Date
March 1, 2023

Reports to
Cassidy Collins, Principal/Environment Technical Lead

Pay Details

Starting Wage
$27.00 per hour

Pay Periods
Every Second Friday

Overtime Eligibility
Applicable


Job Requirements


Line of Business
Environmental Consulting Services

Training Requirements
Full onboarding and orientation process will occur within the first week, and subsequent on the job training will take place as required, including drug and alcohol testing.

Environment
The position is dynamic in nature and will involve both office and field work.; however, the summer term position will be focused on the field.

Other Requirements
Working hours are dictated by that of client’s schedule. This position will include working long hours (possibly 10-to-14-hour days) at times, potential weekend work at times, and early morning start-up (i.e., 5:00 AM) at times. Potential out-of-town and remote location work at times (i.e., overnight, or long days) may also be required.

Valid Class 5 Drivers Licence and personal vehicle, mileage will be reimbursed at $0.65/km for personal vehicle use. Use of company and personal vehicles, dependent on the job and location.

The Environmental Technician (ET) will organize and perform field tasks in a safe and effective manner. The ET will assist in various components of small- and large-scale environmental projects in the forestry, utility, oil and gas, government, and private sectors. Environmental projects will involve natural resource management, with a focus on vegetation, ecosystem mapping, fish and fish habitat, wildlife and wildlife habitat and species at risk. The ET will also periodically provide support related to construction environmental monitoring, water quality management, and erosion and sediment control, as well as support report and permit preparation working closely with senior professionals and project managers.

Key technical duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Collect, input, organize and analyze data, and plan/undertake field activities, including baseline assessment and field layout programs, salvage programs, and various surveys in different fields (i.e., vegetation, fish and fish habitat, wildlife and wildlife habitat, species at risk, watercourses and wetlands, and ecological communities).

  • Act as an Environmental Monitor on construction projects involving natural resource management, including instreamworks and works in sensitive environments.

  • Work with teams of environmental specialists and technicians responsible for conducting environmental baseline surveys and impact assessment studies in conformance with local, provincial, and federal regulations.

  • Independently prepare written technical reports summarizing methods and daily activities associated with field activities.

  • Take the lead on specific tasks, taking direction on others, and collaborating with colleagues to maximize workproductivity and quality.

  • Maintain and calibrate equipment used for environmental field programs.

  • Maintain positive relationships with existing and new clients.

Full Time

Soils Technician
Surrey, BC

Why apply with McTavish?

Our growing team includes Registered Professional Biologists, Professional Agrologists, Environmental Technicians, Forestry Professionals & Technologists, Arborists, Project Managers, and Administrative Support. We work to ensure all field employees’ training is current and believe this is a key step in providing a safe work environment. Known for our innovative ideas and teamwork, McTavish’s success is fully attributed to our people, and we take great care in maintaining a corporate culture that is based on respect, appreciation, and work/life balance.

Job Description

Term March 1, 2023 – September 1, 2023 or
May 1, 2023 – September 1, 2023
*Extension of the job offer will be reviewed within 30 days of the term end date

Status
*Term, Full-Time
*Overtime hours may be required and will be mutually agreed

Reports to
Justin McTavish PAg Vice President Agriculture and Soils.

Starting Wage
$26.50

Pay Periods
Every Second Friday

Overtime Eligibility
Applicable


Job Requirements

Line of Business Environmental and Natural Resources Consulting Services

Training Requirements
Full onboarding and orientation process will occur within the first week, and subsequent on the job training will take place as required

Environment
The position is dynamic in nature and will is primarily field work based in the summer months.;

Other Requirements
Working hours are dictated by that of client’s schedule. This position will include working long hours (possibly 10-to-14-hour days) at times, weekend work, and early morning start-up (i.e., 7:00 AM) at times. Potential out-of-town and remote location work at times (i.e., overnight, or long days) may also be required.

Valid Class 5 Drivers Licence and personal vehicle, mileage will be reimbursed at $0.65/km for personal vehicle use. Use of company and personal vehicles, dependent on the job and location.


The Soils Technician (ST) will organize and perform field tasks in a safe and effective manner. The ST will assist in various components of large-scale environmental projects in the utility, oil and gas, government, and private sectors. The ST will provide support related to construction monitoring, soil stripping recommendations based on soil pit observations and maintaining agricultural land capability during construction on ALR properties. The ST will work closely with junior and senior professional agrologists.

Key technical duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Work collaboratively and provide direction to oil and gas contractors (and other clients as needed) on soil stripping and soil handling procedures and general agricultural impacts from construction

  • Complete work in a safe manner following all site-specific safety protocols

  • Work with other McTavish staff for soils related support

  • Complete daily monitoring reporting and manage all other related reporting requirements

  • Attend weekly McTavish meetings when needed

  • Provide updates on current projects

  • Be active in professional development opportunities

  • Maintain and calibrate equipment used for soil field programs.

  • Maintain positive relationships with existing and new clients.


Company Offers

Competitive Salary • Promotional-based Adjustments • Extended Health • Dental
Life and Disability Plan Benefits • Flexible Scheduling • Paid Vacation Plan • Paid Training

To Apply

Please send your cover letter & resume to: resumes@mctavishconsultants.ca Your cover letter should indicate how you meet our requirements including how you “fit” with McTavish.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.