Environmental Technologist or Technician

Job Locations CA-MB-Winnipeg
Job ID
# of Openings
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Business Group
Environmental Sciences


Are you someone with strong leadership and technical capabilities? Do you enjoy working collaboratively in a team environment? Are you a problem solver with good attention to detail? If you have excellent communication skills and a focus on quality, you will thrive in our fast-paced environment.


Your opportunity

Dillon’s Environmental Sciences technical group is looking for a Environmental Technologist or Technician to join our existing talent base in Western Canada. You will have the opportunity to work on new and exciting projects while providing clients with a fully integrated and superior customer experience. 

At Dillon, we operate as one team. This full-time position is available in our Winnipeg, MB office.  


What your day will look like


Field Activities 

  • Complete field activities in accordance with established health and safety protocols.
  • Coordinate and complete fieldwork for contaminated sites projects, including Phase I, II & III Environmental Site Assessments, hydrogeological investigations, and remediation programs. Tasks to include site inspections, soil/groundwater/surface water/sediment/soil vapour sampling, hydraulic conductivity testing, and subcontractor supervision during drilling and test pit investigations and remedial excavation programs.
  • Direction of on-site remediation activities associated with addressing impacted soils, sediment, and water.
  • Supervision and observation of construction activities including coordination of daily work activities for a small crew of local contractors.
  • Coordinate and complete designated hazardous substance surveys including asbestos and lead sampling and assist in air emissions testing programs.
  • Complete documentation of field activities, site health and safety meetings, and chain of custody forms.
  • Operate, calibrate, and maintain project specific field equipment.


Project Coordination 

  • Coordinate with laboratories, clients, subcontractors, and third-party stakeholders.
  • Assist in preparation of technical memos, letters, reports, spreadsheets and figures including data tables and borehole/test pit logs.
  • Assist project managers, engineers, environmental scientists and others on a variety of multidisciplinary design teams.


 Learning and Development

  • Commit to self-development and ongoing learning and professional development.
  • Contribute to Dillon’s corporate profile through active participation in professional associations and committees.


What you will need to succeed


  • A diploma in environmental or civil engineering technology, degree in environmental sciences, degree in engineering, or a related environmental field.
  • More than 3 years of experience in environmental consulting or related industrial experience.
  • Strong work ethic with genuine interest in environmental consulting and field work.
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office i.e. Excel and Word.
  • Exceptional problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Comfortable working outdoors in varying weather conditions.
  • Willingness to work remotely in the field for up to two weeks.
  • Ability to work overtime when required.
  • Ability to work alone in the field with guided direction or partial supervision


Experience in any of the following would be considered an asset:


  • Phased Environmental Site Assessment and remediation and/or hazardous building material surveys.
  • Soil and groundwater sampling.
  • Experience in construction monitoring and construction quality assurance for verifying remediation objectives have been achieved will be an asset.
  • Experience in the tendering and procurement of remediation services will be an asset.
  • Experience in hazardous building substances survey will be an asset.
  • Experience in training internal staff on field programs will be an asset.
  • Knowledge in several of: geology, hydrogeology, environmental sampling procedures, environmental chemistry, site characterization, waste management, remediation, and health and safety.
  • Knowledge of relevant provincial, and federal environmental legislation and policies.
  • Proficiency in ESdat, Surfer, gINT, AutoCAD, or GIS.

Training:  The successful candidate may be asked to mobilize to Northern Manitoba for a two-week duration to be trained on drilling and groundwater monitoring projects. 

Why choose Dillon

Dillon is powered by people who are technically proficient, passionate about socially important projects, and motivated to deliver superior, tangible results. We strive to remain at the forefront of technology and innovation, and are empowered to continually grow and develop. 


We live our core values:

  • Reliability: words result in actions that build trust.
  • Achievement: do the work to hit the target.
  • Continuous development: always learning; always adapting; always growing.
  • Creativity: discover new possibilities.
  • Courage: do the things that matter, especially when it’s hard.
  • Inclusiveness: enabling belonging to draw strength from our differences.

In addition, we offer:

  • Employee share purchase plan
    • Dillon is 100% employee owned and share ownership is open to all employees.
  • A competitive compensation package
    • Comprehensive health benefits.
    • Generous retirement savings plan.
    • Student loan repayment assistance with matching employer contributions.
  • Flexible work hours and remote working options
    • Dillon values its staff and the contributions that are made each day and understands that work arrangements can differ based on personal needs and business needs.  We are taking a trust-based approach to offer a variety of flexible and remote work options to help balance the competing demands of work and personal life.
  • Early Career Development (ECD) program
    • We are committed to developing the skills and knowledge of our people at every stage of their career. The ECD program is designed to accelerate the development of successful consulting careers of new graduates. The program focuses on a mix of skills and behaviours that align with technical, consulting, clients, business acumen, and early leadership.
  • Focus on Innovation
    • The ability to anticipate, examine, and adopt new and innovative solutions is a crucial driver for the continual and progressive advancement of our business performance. In our culture, people are empowered to reflect and question current practices and seek forward looking solutions to today’s problems and tomorrow’s opportunities.
  • Employee and Family Assistance program
    • A variety of EFAP tools and online resources to support well-being are available to all employees.
  • Goodlife Fitness Corporate Membership
    • Our employees can take advantage of reduced annual membership fees.


About Dillon

Dillon is a proudly Canadian, employee-owned, professional consulting firm specializing in planning, engineering, environmental science and management. We partner with clients to provide committed, collaborative, and inventive solutions to complex, multi-faceted projects. With over 20 offices and more than 1000 employees across Canada, Dillon offers a wide range of services related to building and improving facilities and infrastructure, protecting the environment, and developing communities.


Now operating for over 75 years, we continue to strive for excellence in everything we do. Dillon has been listed as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the past 18 years and has the distinction of having achieved Platinum Club member status in this program.


Employment Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at Dillon

Dillon is committed to the principles of employment equity, inclusiveness, and diversity within our organization. We strive to achieve a workplace where opportunities are based on skills and abilities and that respects and values differences.


Inclusion is more than a word to us, it is the way we choose to run our business. We encourage you to connect with us if you require accommodation in the interview process.


We would love to hear from you!





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