• Environmental Project Technician

    Posted Date 1 week ago(11/8/2018 4:51 PM)
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  • Overview

    TMAC Resources is looking to hire an Environmental Project Technician to provide field support for the compliance monitoring programs, which includes working in the field, sometimes in inclement weather at remote work sites, lab work, and office work. This position will also interface with the Projects Department to ensure construction activities are carried out in accordance with Project Certificates, Water License(s) and industry best practices. This position involves approximately 60% field work and 40% office work. Training will be provided for all monitoring work, but the ability to work independently without supervision once trained will be required.


    This role will report to the Environmental Supervisor. The position is located at the Hope Bay Project site in Nunavut, Canada and will require regular rotational travel to and from the site on a 2 week on 2 week off rotation.



    • Comply with TMAC’s Health Safety and Environmental Management System.
    • Completes tasks with minimal supervision, under the guidance of the Environmental Supervisor, employing knowledge of personal protective equipment, environmental procedures, techniques and regulations.
    • Assists Environmental Technicians with various field programs.
    • Supports environmental and engineering contractors to perform field activities.
    • Interfaces with Project Controls Engineer and Environmental Engineer to verify project progress/status ensuring adherence to Project Certificate and Water License requirements.
    • Assists with implementing recommendations from Geotechnical Inspections and the Engineer of Record.
    • Assists with the collection and review of qualitative and quantitative surveillance information of dam infrastructure as directed by Environmental Supervisor.
    • Conducts routine inspections of construction activities, reclamation activities, water management facilities, etc.
    • Recommends changes in standards or work methods to improve performance, productivity and quality as it relates to environmental protection plans.
    • Assists with monitoring, documentation and reporting of various site activities.
    • Review of study, design, construction and operations of various site infrastructure to ensure compliance with project permits and approvals.
    • Develop or update relevant Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs) that support site operational requirements incorporating regulatory and license conditions.
    • Organizes and maintains various environmental field sampling equipment, boats, motors, augers, tools, bear kits, various field safety equipment.
    • Ensures compliance with company Health, Safety and Loss Prevention Policy and Environmental and Social Responsibility policies and procedures.
    • Using various field instruments for collection of data while maintaining accurate sampling records in accordance with company Quality Assurance Quality Control Plan.
    • Operating light vehicles, snow machines and boats is required.
    • Exposure to environmental hazards while investigating spills and collecting samples.
    • Demonstrate awareness and commitment to health, community and environmental protection and take action to ensure that unsafe practices or non-compliant behaviours do not occur.
    • Inform, involve and engage key internal and external stakeholders appropriately; develop and maintain positive relationships and represent TMAC positively in the community.
    • Other such duties as may be assigned.



    • Completed technical or technological diploma in Engineering or related field, plus 2-3 years of relevant experience.
    • Experience using various monitoring instrumentation such as data loggers, laptops, surveying equipment, slope inclinometers, etc.
    • Experience using various hand or power tools, including augers, saws, drills etc.
    • Comfortable travelling to remote sites in small aircraft (e.g. helicopters).
    • Ability to lift up to 50lbs.
    • Hands-on, self-sufficient and demonstrates a positive, can-do attitude.
    • Arctic experience is an asset.
    • Intermediate level knowledge of Microsoft Office
    • Arctic experience is an asset


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