Environmental Equipment Coordinator(Associate Level)

ERM Group - Vancouver, BC (10 months ago)

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ERM is seeking an Environmental Equipment Coordinator to work in our Vancouver office . This is a great opportunity for a junior-level professional looking to advance their career with a global environmental leader, and to make a significant impact in successfully implementing ERM's global strategy.

Liaise with project managers and environmental teams to determine field equipment needs
Proactively plan to ensure timely and economical deployment of environmental sampling/surveying equipment
Support major, multimillion-dollar projects
Work out of our dynamic downtown Vancouver office

We want to do great things; we need your help

ERM is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, and social consulting services with offices in over 40 countries. We have worked with many of the Global Fortune 500 companies delivering innovative solutions for business and selected government clients helping them understand and manage the sustainability challenges that the world is increasingly facing. The breadth of experience over our 40-year history means we have an extraordinary track record and excel at taking on complex and challenging projects.

Our clients are primarily in the mining and oil & gas sector. We are currently engaged in exciting, transformative projects with major clients. You will be part of a team that will contribute directly to the success of these projects.

As an energetic and experienced Equipment Coordinator, you will provide ongoing administrative support around equipment, including coordination of purchase, maintenance, shipping and record keeping for all equipment information.

Your responsibilities:
Forward planning to ensure timely and economical deployment of field equipment across Canada including purchasing, shipping/receiving and tracking the movement of field equipment.
Maintaining equipment in good working condition and keeping accurate maintenance and calibration records. Monitoring and reporting on lost/damaged equipment.
Monitoring utilization and managing cost recovery of field equipment, including suspension or sell-off of under-utilized items.
Conducting equipment inventories in Vancouver and coordinating inventories in other Canadian offices.
Streamlining equipment management and tracking process.
Maintaining effective reporting lines to management including equipment revenue and forecast information.
Safely storing and shipping hazardous materials (e.g., preservatives, batteries)
  • Supporting sustainability initiatives and reporting on company sustainability metrics.
Providing other administrative support as needed, including covering reception for breaks/vacation days, filing of financial documents, and health and safety.
Support operational tasks such as office furniture set-up/take-down, coordination and execution of office moves, and miscellaneous tasks around the Vancouver office.
Provide technical assistance on environmental assessments, EHS compliance, site investigation and remediation, and due diligence projects by conducting research, compiling and evaluating data and assisting in report preparation.

Who you are:
3+ years of experience in a similar role, with knowledge of field equipment for environmental surveys/sampling (e.g., water quality meters, electrofishers, hydrometric equipment, GPS’s, communication devices, etc.)
Technical diploma or certificate in environmental sciences or related field is an asset, but not required.
Detail-oriented with a strong work ethic and positive attitude.
Exceptional organizational skills.
Critical thinking skills, ability to problem solve, multi-task and set priorities while working independently in a high performance team culture.
Proven verbal and written communication, and interpersonal skills.
Strong computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Internet).
Ability to learn and understand software programs and new systems.
Knowledge of transport regulations (Transportation of Dangerous Goods certifications by Ground and Air is an asset).
First Aid training is an asset
WHMIS training is an asset
Valid driver’s license required

Working with ERM

ERM has been delivering outstanding client services in Canada for over 35 years. We have over 200 employees in nine offices across Canada. All of our achievements would have been impossible without our exceptional staff.

Our people are the heart of our business and we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive community. Here are just a few examples of how we take care of our people:

Personal Development

Career mapping tools and resources to help you decide how you want to grow your career
ERM Academy training programs backed up by mentoring and coaching
Technical communities and Yammer engagement to help you interact with any ERMer globally
Tuition assistance and reimbursement for relevant conferences, seminars, professional memberships and designations

Recognition Programs & Financial Benefits

Annual bonus to eligible employees, and awards for going above and beyond
Save up to 8% of your pay with our Group RRSP
Vacation starting at 3 weeks
Maternity leave top-up

Top-notch Medical and Well-being Benefits

Extended medical, dental and vision plans for you and your dependents
Life insurance and disability insurance
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Best Doctors Program

Office Events

Exciting client events
Fun social events organized by our Social Activities Committee
Get involved in supporting organizations around the globe by collaborating with ERM’s international teams or through the efforts of the ERM Foundation

Who We Are:
As the world’s leading sustainability consulting firm, ERM is uniquely positioned to contribute to the environment and society through the expertise and energy of our employees worldwide. Sustainability is what we do, and is at the heart of both our service offerings and how we operate our business. ERM and our partners are driven by a dynamic vision: By 2021 we will be the clear leader in our chosen markets, we will double in value and we will deliver on our promises to our clients, our people and our investors. For our people, our vision means attracting, inspiring, developing and rewarding our people to work with the best clients and on the biggest challenges, thus creating valuable careers. We achieve our vision in a sustainable manner by maintaining and living our ERM values that include Accountability, Caring for our People, Client Focus, Collaboration, Empowerment, and Transparency.

Please submit your resume and brief cover letter. Qualified candidates will be contacted by email, and requested to complete a video questionnaire. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.

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

ERM is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Thank you for your interest in ERM!