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Parsons Corporation Environmental Reclamation Technologist in Calgary, Alberta

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Job Description:

Reclamation Field Technicians - Calgary area


We currently seek a full or part time Reclamation Field Technician who will focus on execution of field operations with a focus on safety, efficiency and compliance with procedures. The successful candidate will work independently as well as with contractors performing wellsite reclamation, principally at active and vacant upstream oil & gas wellsite and associated facilities. In all circumstances they must be able to take prime responsibility for the execution of the work. The responsibilities for this position will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Wellsite reclamation, including site contouring, decompaction, topsoil placement, weed control. Ability to supervise reclamation contractors and communicate efficiently with landowners/occupants in the field.

  • Complete detailed site assessments in accordance with Alberta Environment's criteria for forested lands, cultivated lands, native grasslands, and/or peatlands.

  • Operation of various types of field monitoring equipment (e.g. GPS).

  • Completion of field documentation such as job safety analysis (JSA) forms, project field reports, field notes, monitoring and chain-of-custody forms.

  • Work with project coordinators/managers, using interpersonal and organizational skills to ensure projects are completed on time and budget.

  • Over time, the field supervisor would also mentor and provide technical support to more junior field staff, as required.

  • Work out of town, approximately 80% of the time and in town 20% of the time, subject to project workload. Some weekend and evening work may be required.

  • Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


  • Degree or diploma in reclamation, forestry, plant biology, or similar programs. Relevant trade experience may be considered as equivalent for the right candidate with experience in similar operations.

  • A valid driver's license. Experience in driving on wellsite access roads and driving ATVs/UTVs and/or ARGOs.

  • Experience working on upstream or downstream oil & gas sites would be considered an asset.

  • Experience in land reclamation and revegetation (including, but not limited to: supervising surface reclamation work, monitoring of reclamation and revegetation success, completing pre- and post- reclamation assessments using current regulatory criteria in Alberta, Saskatchewan or British Columbia, and completing Reclamation Certificate applications using AER OneStop, or other province based portals) would be considered an asset.

  • Knowledgeable of different types of vegetation to complete detailed site assessments in forested lands, cultivated lands, native grasslands, and peatlands. Field experience in soil classification.

  • Ability to work independently and with a team.

  • Should be able-bodied as the work requires some physical exertion such as long periods of standing; walking over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces; lifting; recurring bending or similar activities.

  • Ability to work in adverse weather conditions (i.e. hot, cold, rain and snow).

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.

  • Maturity in interaction and ability to operate self-sufficiently in the field.

  • Able to work independently in remote areas.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.