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Environmental Field Technician - Contaminated Lands
Business Line Earth & Environment
ID # 17337
City Toronto
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WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 48,000 team members across the globe.  In Canada, our 8,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We are among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.

At WSP :

  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable




WSP  is currently seeking an Environmental Field Technician to join our Contaminated Lands department, located at our Toronto office.  Reporting to the Manager this position will be responsible for a full range of field activities, data evaluation and project coordination. 


  • Fieldwork and coordination for Environmental Site Investigations;
  • Planning and conducting soil and groundwater sampling using a variety of techniques;
  • Overseeing soil drilling and test pitting contractors including soil classifications and groundwater monitoring well installation;
  • Using appropriate technology and equipment to collect field data;
  • Compiling, analyzing, and reviewing data to develop a conceptual model of site characteristics and interpreting nature and extent of contamination;
  • Conducting environmental monitoring during construction to document adherence to environmental protection measures;
  • Traveling for fieldwork;
  • Reporting per CAN/CSA Z768-01, CAN/CSA Z769-00, O. Reg. 153/04 and O. Reg. 406/19;
  • Other duties as assigned


  • A completed college diploma or university degree specializing in environmental science or a related discipline;
  • 0 to 2 years of experience;
  • Logical thinking and ability to bring practical solutions to field challenges;
  • Attention to detail in the completion of project-critical documentation;
  • Strong organization skills and the ability to schedule multiple tasks within set deadlines for various stages of projects, including field work and reporting;
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently or in a team environment;
  • A strong foundation of Health & Safety practices;
  • Active enjoyment of outdoors, in all seasons and weather.


Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

WSP Canada Inc.


Toronto, ON

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