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Field Technician and Labourer

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Field Technician and Labourer in Aski Reclamation

  • Aski Reclamation LP
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Primary Purpose: 

Assist the Aski Reclamation team to restore industrial disturbance back to a natural state, focusing on end land use goals that are culturally important and ecologically suitableThe lead hand is responsible for the smooth and safe operation of his team, helping the workers to meet goals, and mediating concerns with upper management. This role will be responsible for leading teams in plant installation, vegetation monitoring, water monitoring and general labouring. Daily responsibilities require manual labour in all weather conditions and terrain.  

Reports to: Project Coordinator  

Accountabilities: 

  • Coordinates the team and is responsible for applying policies and procedures 
  • Evaluating the quality of work of team members, organizing crew tasks, maintaining work standards, resolving issues between team members, and mentoring workers 
  • Collection and review of timesheets and daily paperwork to ensure that it is properly completed and given to appropriate departments 
  • Assists other departments with field information required 
  • Promotes a safe work environment and is responsible for the safety of the crew 
  • Understand the legal liability and any related occupational and safety laws 
  • Ensure that team members comply with safety regulations 
  • Identify a need for safety training, complete an initial safety and hazard assessment, participate in accident investigations, and see to timely resolution of safety concerns 
  • Identify requirements for specific materials or tools and communicate these requests to the appropriate person 
  • Prioritize work schedules to meet goals 
  • Collecting plant materials available for restoration projects during the window of collection  
  • Willing to learn plant prescriptions to fully understand plant species specific requirements for plant installation 
  • Willing to learn different planting techniques including willow staking, island planting, density planting and seeding 
  • Plant species identification and plant stage identification an asset 
  • Attend and participate in daily safety meetings, tailgate meetings, and other job-related safety requirements 
  • Actively involved in upholding and contributing to Aski’s values and knowledge for land and culture.  
  • Operates, maintains, and ensures that all assigned vehicles, tools and equipment is kept clean and operational as per specifications. 
  • Works with management team and client to ensure the maintenance of a safe and orderly workplace or worksite (good housekeeping practices) 
  • Attends and participates in meetings; documents and submits required forms, documents and/or reports.    
  • At the end of each workday or work shift, perform all required maintenance functions and tasks to ensure that their assigned piece(s) of equipment and tools are prepared and ready for the next workday, work shift, or cross shift  
  • Assists other workers and subcontractors as directed  

Education & Qualifications:

  • Class 5 driver license with a clean driver’s abstract 
  • Complete monthly drug testing for project requirements 
  • Must be ready, willing and available to work on short notice, sometimes in remote locations and in all kinds of weather, 
  • Previous experience leading small crews an asset
  • Ability to work alone
  • Knowledge and ability to use a GPS an asset 
  • Work in the field with small groups 
  • Strong skill in conducting daily paperwork and reporting an asset
  • Must be able to work in uneven terrains and adverse weather conditions 
  • Physically fit – requires lifting, walking, bending and reaching 
  • Willing to complete Aski training 

 

 

Starting wage of $21.00 - wage dependent on candidate's certifications and experience 



Aski Reclamation LP

Aski Reclamation holds many various jobs in different industries, and offers ample opportunity to learn restoration techniques and practices. Seasonally, Aski Reclamation holds a number of short term contracts and seasonal field opportunities including installation of native plants, willow stakin...

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