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Environment Student

Reference No. 2019-1477

Date Posted 3/12/2019

LocationMount Milligan, BC, Canada

Position Type Fixed Term


POSITION OVERVIEW
An Environmental Summer Student will perform environmental monitoring and sampling duties to maintain compliance with site permits and conserve environmental integrity. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to take part in various projects including reclamation, hydrological monitoring, and environmental effects monitoring, among others. 
 
The role will be based out of the Mount Milligan mine site with the opportunity to travel to other mine sites on occasion, as well as the potential to take part in community networking events. 
 
SPECIFIC DUTIES
  • Surface and ground water quality sampling
  • Air quality sampling
  • Hydrological monitoring
  • Environmental effects monitoring (ie. fish population studies, wildlife monitoring, etc.)
  • Data entry, management, and analysis
  • Field gear maintenance
  • Others as required

 

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
  • Strong work and safety ethic
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office) 
  • Good social, communication, organizational and presentation skills
  • Current drivers’ license
  • First aid or other certificates considered a bonus
  • Ability to perform labor tasks, such as hiking or carrying heavy equipment, in various environmental conditions
 
EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION
  • Must be enrolled in a post-secondary program in the natural or environmental sciences. 
  • Prior environmental monitoring/sampling experience is an asset.
  • Previous work on a mine site or related resource sector is a bonus.
 
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Position requires regular travel to the mine site
  • Work is based on site while living in a camp environment
  • Majority of work takes place outdoors in all environmental conditions
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