Environmental Technician

Employment type: Full-time
City: Montréal
Last visit: 2014-10-29
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-10-29


EFI Global is a full-service engineering, fire investigation, environmental, health and safety, and specialty consulting services firm serving a variety of industries in both the public and private sectors.

Specializing in engineering failure analysis, origin and cause investigations, environmental consulting, and specialty consulting, EFI Global is well equipped to respond quickly to deliver accurate assessments and reliable conclusions across Canada.

Each member of our multi-disciplinary team of professional engineers, fire investigators, and scientists was selected for his or her technical proficiency, in-depth industry knowledge and commitment to professional integrity. Together, our diverse backgrounds and collective insights empower clients to make better-informed business decisions.

EFI Global takes great pride in earning your trust and providing practical solutions to the most complex problems.

Part of the Cunningham Lindsey family of companies, EFI Global is a global leader in the independent insurance claims industry.


The Environmental Technician will be available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to respond to new losses, including residential and commercial fuel spills, and select chemical releases. If appropriately trained, may also be required to handle mold projects. The Environmental Technician will act as the primary point-person responsible for managing projects to completion; including assigning and supervising contractors as required, documenting contractor activities, monitoring costs, and preparing necessary reports in accordance with EFI Global guidelines. Clear communication with the contractors, clients and management are critical tasks that must be performed throughout the project.


Responds promptly to new losses and assesses the site; some travel and over time may be involved

Successfully manages project activities to completion; including: assess, evaluate and determine extend of impacts identify potential recovery avenues for client retain and supervise sub-contractors control costs and develop cost effective approaches identify and resolve conflicts within the project

Reports to the clients and keeps the manager apprised of developments

Ensures that all protocols are followed and reports are completed in a timely manner

Identifies and resolves conflicts within the project

Monitors the efforts and billing of third-party workers, such as consultants, contractors, and other specialists.

Monitors WIP and delinquent reports

Carries out field sampling when required

Maintains safety procedures

Adheres to established methodologies for project management and EFI Global training and safety manuals

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Additional duties as may be assigned


The successful candidate must meet the following education and experience requirements:

Post-secondary education in one of the earth sciences, environmental science, environmental engineering, or related discipline

Three or more years of experience in the environmental field

Solid reputation and high level of personal and professional credibility based upon a solid understanding of the environmental aspects of the Atlantic PIRI and CCME process

Willingness to work throughout Atlantic Canada on select projects

Ability to control a project from initial development stage to conclusion, independently

Previous experience in consulting and a solid background serving the needs of both private and public sector clients

High level of self-sufficiency and responsibility. Candidates need to have a strong work ethic, be motivated, have the ability to work independently and be a team player.

Strong leadership and business development skills, including significant experience building and maintaining productive relationships with a client base. Such experience within a consulting organization is considered a strong asset.

Entrepreneurial orientation with strong understanding of the business development challenges of a consulting services provider

Strong report writing skills in the completion of detailed scientific reporting that can be written in a manner that can be understood by technical and non-technical people.

Demonstrate technical skills and ideally, advanced educational credentials

Strong experience liaising with government at all levels


Career Level: Experienced

Industry: Environmental

Job Function: Environmental

Website: http://www.efiglobal.ca/en-GB/ca