Emergency Responder job in British Columbia at QM Environmental

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Employer - QM Environmental
Job title - Emergency Responder
Job Description

QM Environmental is Canada’s premier industrial services company. We offer a full suite of environmental contracting services, including environmental construction, such a landfills and related facilities, earthen dam raises, slope and waterway restoration etc. remediation, hazardous materials abatement, emergency response and training.
As a leader in the remediation and reclamation industry, we understand the impact that contaminants can have on the environment and the importance of conducting remedial work in a sustainable fashion.
POSITION SUMMARY:
An Emergency Responder (Casual/On-Call) provides first line response related to the emergency assessment, mitigation, containment, and/or resolution of environmental/hazardous material incidents.
Work Includes, but is not limited to; environmental spills of hazardous/non-hazardous materials, scheduled industrial maintenance/cleaning, waste packing, waste transport, water treatment programs, contaminated site investigations, and training exercises.
Candidates should be prepared for high stress environments.
Extensive training in hazardous material response will be provided to eager and reliable candidates.
This position is a Casual/On-Call role with no fixed work schedule.
Individuals are placed on an on-call list and contacted when services are required for scheduled work, and/or on an emergency call-out basis.


RESPONSIBILITIES:


Respond whenever available to emergency environmental incidents throughout British Columbia and the rest of Canada.
Reports for pre-scheduled industrial service work as indicated by the Operations Supervisor, or Senior Team Leader.
Ensure work is carried out in a safe and efficient manner as outlined in the QM Health and Safety program.
Report to and comply with directions/instructions given by Senior Team Leader.
Perform equipment checks and preventative maintenance as requested.
Inspect emergency response equipment as requested.
Basic housekeeping of building and work area.
Attend scheduled training, as required.
Other tasks and duties as assigned


QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:
Formal education in environmental hazard management, trades, emergency management, chemistry, or environmental science is preferred.


Occupational Certifications:
Valid driver’s license with clean abstract is required.
NFPA 472 Hazardous Materials Operations Level, or greater, is an asset.
Confined Space Entry/ Rescue certification is an asset.
Rope Rescue Technician Level is an asset.
Construction Safety Officer (CSO) is an asset.
Forklift, boom lift, scissor lift, or other equipment operator certifications are an asset.
High Angle specific training is an asset.
H2S Alive is an asset.
Petroleum Oilfield Safety Training is an asset.
Occupational First Aid Level 1 is an asset.


Other Required Skills:
Self-motivated, organized individual with good interpersonal skills.
Must be an adept communicator with team work skills that are collaborative and flexible.
Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Google Drive, and general computer literacy is required.
An understanding of Federal and Provincial regulations pertaining to the environment and waste.
Business development experience is an asset.
Chemical transfer expertise (pumps, hoses, valves, fittings etc.) is and asset.
Pipe fitting experience an asset.
Valid passport is an asset.


Experience:
Hazardous Materials Response
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Job Location British Columbia
Date Posted 16 Jun 2020
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