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Environmental Technician

Environmental Technician

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TMAC Resources is looking to hire an Environmental Technician to provide field support for the compliance monitoring programs as needed, which includes working in the field, sometimes in inclement weather at remote work sites, lab work, and office work.


This role will report to the Environmental Coordinator. The position is located at the Hope Bay Project site in Nunavut, Canada and will require regular rotational travel to and from the site (2 weeks in / 2 weeks out).


  • Completes tasks with minimal supervision, under the guidance of the Environmental Coordinator, employing knowledge of environmental procedures, techniques and regulations.
  • Maintains and calibrates field instruments including adjusting meters for accuracy using known standard chemicals for calibration.
  • Develops or update relevant Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs) that support site operational requirements incorporating regulatory and license conditions as needed.
  • Supports environmental contractors to perform field activities.
  • Organizes and maintains various seasonal environmental field equipment, boats, motors, tools, bear kits, various field safety equipment.
  • Ensures compliance with company HSLP and Environmental and Social Responsibility policies and procedures.
  • Using various field instruments for collection of data and measurement while maintaining appropriate sampling records in hazards in accordance with company QA/QC Plan.
  • Coordinates with contract laboratories to ensure adequate and appropriate supplies of compliance sampling equipment is available as needed.
  • Maintains records for environmental compliance. Maintain database of compliance sample analytical results through input to MonitorPro or similar program as directed by the Environmental Coordinator.
  • Works with site based staff to audit worksites, shop areas and drill sites for environmental compliance using inspection checklists and develop corrective actions to protect human health and the environment.
  • Collects samples for analysis of air, soil, and water in accordance with established procedures.
  • Operate light vehicle, snow machines and boats, mounting and dismounting, pushing and pulling levers and knobs and turning steering wheel.
  • Exposure to environmental hazards while investigating spills and collecting samples. 
  • Potential exposure to extreme weather conditions for extended periods of time.
  • Informs, involves and engages key internal and external stakeholders appropriately; develops and maintains positive relationships and represents TMAC positively in the community. 
  • Demonstrates awareness and commitment to health, community and environmental protection and takes action to ensure that unsafe practices or non-compliant behaviours do not occur. 
  • Other such duties as may be assigned.



  • Completed or in progress technical or technological diploma in Environmental or related science, plus one year of relevant field experience.
  • Experience using various hand or power tools, including augers, saws, drills etc.
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs. 
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft office applications.
  • Arctic experience is an asset.