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WSP Canada

Occupational Hygienist Vancouver, BC 2022-06-07

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
2 days ago
WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 55,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 9,800+ 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 are a global leader in the Earth and Environment sector, made stronger with the recent acquisition of Golder. Globally headquartered in Montreal, where it all began, we proudly serve communities from coast to coast and beyond. With Golder now part of our WSP team, we have over 14,000 multidisciplinary professionals worldwide collaborating daily to protect and conserve natural landscapes, create firm foundations for communities to stand on, and champion sustainable development to combat climate change.


As part of the team, you will have access to an unparalleled network of resources, expertise, and endless opportunities to collaborate on exciting projects with diverse teammates from marine biologists to geophysicists to geotechnical engineers and more.

The successful candidate will assist in building a team of professionals that will service Golder's mining clients with their occupational hygiene, ergonomics and/or environmental health & safety needs. The successful candidate will be responsible for fulfilling a number of challenging and rewarding aspects for this position including:

•Providing Client and Business Development Services to both the mine safety and industrial hygiene group and regional EHS group, which will include:
•Assisting in the development and growth of our business.
•Initiating and managing projects from the proposal stage to completion;
•Scheduling and supervising resources locally and regionally to ensure projects are progressing efficiently;
•Authoring technical reports and correspondence
•Identifying and rectifying site issues and project concerns.
•Providing Occupational Hygiene and Safety Services and Expertise, which will include leading :
•hygiene and safety audits and site assessments;
•hygiene monitoring of noise and biological & chemical substances; and,
•indoor air quality monitoring and assessments.

•Providing Ergonomics Services and Expertise, which will include leading:
•ergonomic assessments across various industries;
•whole-body and hand-arm vibration sampling and assessments; and,

•Providing Hazardous Materials Management Expertise, including:
•Leading building assessments for hazardous materials, including asbestos, lead, and mould;
•Preparing, developing, and tendering remediation specifications for hazardous material removal, including asbestos, lead and mould; and,
•Providing on-site inspection services for hazardous materials abatement and remediation projects, including contractor oversight, air sampling, and reporting.
•Actively participating in and encouraging adherence to our Health and Safety program and industry best practise;
•Conducting training programs; and.
•Participating in the development and mentoring of professional and technical staff.


The following minimum qualifications are necessary for this position :

•Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Health & Safety, or equivalent;
•5 years of experience as an Occupational Hygienist or Health and Safety Professional;
•Certification as an Industrial or Occupational Hygienist (CIH or ROH) or actively working towards certification;
•Certification as a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) or actively working towards certification;
•Knowledge of health and safety management systems;
•In depth knowledge of occupational health and safety legislation;
•Working knowledge of industrial hygiene practices including maintenance and calibration of field equipment;
•Experience in providing services and/or training in fall arrest, confined spaces and/or hazardous materials management considered as asset;
•Proven ability to participate as part of a team of skilled professionals;
•Demonstrated commitment to execute and deliver the highest quality service;
•The ability to travel for extended periods of time and work on a rotational basis outside of local office.
•Experience working in the consulting and or/mining business in a project management and client development role.

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe and the growing list of our clients including vaccination status as part of their mandated health and safety requirements to work with them, you will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to WSP as a condition of employment. You may also be required to undergo additional immunization to maintain a fully vaccinated status against COVID-19 whenever local Public Health Authorities recommend additional immunization.

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.

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