Water Sampler

Terracon Geotechnique Ltd. Fort McMurray, AB $31.00 to $36.00 per hour



Terracon Geotechnique Ltd. – an employee owned, western Canada based company, is looking for highly skilled and experienced Water Sampler to join our growing team in Fort McMurray area.

We are looking for a motivated individual who is excited about the environment and eager to promote and work within a safety conscientious team. The successful candidate will drive the growth and development of a ground and surface monitoring project.

These roles are fulltime, field-based positions, which require close alignment with Terracon’s S.I.T.E. values (Safety, Integrity, Teamwork and Entrepreneurism). Terracon’s goal is to support its employees in developing their careers by providing a wide variety of technical and leadership opportunities allowing for continued progression of skills and competencies.

If you have this experience and education and would like to further your career, the opportunity exists with Terracon.

This is a local Fort McMurray role.


Summary of Responsibilities:

·         Collect ground and surface water samples

·         Ensure proper storage and transportation of samples

·         Monitor water levels and quality

·         Record observations and maintain high-quality field notes

·         Maintain monitoring equipment

·         Data entry

·         Inventory management


What We’re Looking For

·         Degree/Diploma in Water Resource Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Earth Science or an equivalent combination of education and field training

·         1 + years of experience in a technical field-base role, considered an asset

·         Aptitude to listening and responding appropriately to the needs of clients and employees

·         Demonstrate a strong commitment to safety, for themselves and co-workers

·         Ability to operate an Argo considered an asset

·         Strong attention to detail and ability to manage a schedule

·         Strong commitment to safety, knowledge of safety regulations and experience in implementing safety procedures on oil sands projects


Why Join Terracon?

·         Work with a group of people who have a passion for excellence and share common values

·         The ability to make a difference every day, working alongside a wide range of dedicated engineers, geoscientists, technologists as well as a talented group of people who support the business 

·         You will have an opportunity to share your expertise and develop solutions working with various clients on interesting projects 

·         A competitive employee package including health & dental wellness plans, employee incentives, and RRSP/TFSA financial wellness plan


Working Conditions, Schedule, and Physical Requirements

·         Legally authorized to work in Canada on an ongoing basis

·         Must have valid driver’s license with a clean driver’s abstract and 2 years’ experience

·         Working schedule is anticipated to be Monday to Friday, 8 to 10 hours, depending on workload requirements

·         Must be physically able to perform field work as required. A fitness for work test will be performed before hired

·         Successfully complete a drug & alcohol test


Terracon’s Mission, Vision, and Values

Our Mission is to help ensure projects are designed, built, and maintained with the sound application of geotechnical, geoscience, environmental and safety standards so that they operate effectively and safely.  Our Vision is to be an industry leader by building best in class technical, safety, and professional standards into everything we do.  We are at our best when our collective and individual actions are guided by our SITE Values (Safety, Integrity, Teamwork, Entrepreneurism).


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Terracon is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from those who would contribute to the further diversification of our employees and clients including but not limited to Indigenous peoples, women, persons with disabilities and person of any ethnic and national or socio-economic background.

Please note only successful candidates will be contacted

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