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Jacobs Environmental Technician in Toronto, Ontario

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we don’t just lead the development and implementation of environmental characterization and remediation, we live it. Jacobs is currently seeking an Environmental Field Technician to join our Toronto, ON office. The successful candidate will spend their time both in the office (estimated 25%) and at field sites (estimated 75%), and travel for short and medium-term assignments.

As an Environmental Field Technician, you’ll perform field investigation activities, supervise drilling, collect samples (such as soil, sediment, groundwater, surface water, and soil vapour), perform hydrogeological testing, provide observations during fieldwork, and develop reports.


  • Report to intermediate or senior project managers, supporting them in field program planning stages of work.

  • After receiving training, execute field work such as:

  • Soil and bedrock drilling and logging

  • Groundwater monitoring well installation and sampling

  • Surveying using rod and level or handheld GPS

  • Perform environmental contaminated sites assignments including compilation of field and analytical data

  • Complete rigorous and clear field documentation and participate in planning, organizing, and reporting related to field tasks

  • Provide oversight and supervision of subcontractors

Bring your collaborative spirit, attention to detail, and desire to do great work for internal and external clients, and we’ll help grow what drives you – to deliver the best environmental solutions, together.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Minimum 2-year college diploma in environmental sciences, engineering or geology, or 1-year post-graduate diploma with a degree in science or engineering

  • Field experience related to contaminated sites work

  • Valid Driver’s license

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

  • Experience completing site Investigations on active construction/remediation projects, working with various drilling investigation methods (rock coring and logging experience an asset)

  • Experience planning and executing field work programs, including pre-ordering equipment and supplies and leading health and safety programs

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.