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Who We Are

Vertex Environmental Inc. is a specialized environmental contracting firm that provides innovative solutions to environmental problems – mainly relating to remediating contaminated soil and groundwater at sites in Ontario and across Canada. We are one of Canada’s leading environmental contracting companies that specializes in this type of work.

Our staff enjoy working together as part of a team to successfully complete this important service. We take pride in our work and strive to remain experts in the field by constantly innovating and advancing our knowledge, experience, techniques and abilities.

Our work is different from day-to-day and site-to-site and is sometimes completely new to Canada! Team members find it rewarding to be involved in some of the most significant and leading-edge environmental remediation projects being completed in Canada today.

Current Job Opportunities

Vertex is in compliance with AODA Regulations and is an equal opportunity employer. For more information or to apply for any positions listed below please contact
info@vertexenvironmental.ca.

Environmental Field Technician 

Overview:

Vertex has a new full-time opportunity for an Environmental Field Technician to join our Systems Division group based in Kitchener, ON. The opportunity will involve travel to Project Sites locally and across Canada for the installation, operation and maintenance of dewatering, water treatment and vapour mitigation systems. 

Job Functions:

  • Review of site drawings to understand and implement system installations
  • Cut, assemble, install piping for dewatering, water treatment and vapour systems
  • Assemble/disassemble components for systems (tanks, pumps, valves, media vessels, filter vessels, manifolds, mounting brackets, hosing)
  • Complete regular inspections of treatment systems including equipment maintenance and compliance sampling
  • Troubleshoot dewatering/treatment systems issues, and repair plumbing and equipment issues
  • Assist with mobilization of equipment and chemicals (load, unload, prep components, operate material handling equipment, chemical inventory) at Vertex shop in Kitchener
  • Work at a variety of different Project sites including a mix of existing industrial buildings, new construction sites, utility installations, and mining sites
  • Project sites may be located across Canada (accommodations and meal per diem will be provided when working outside of Kitchener area)
  • Work as part of a Team for the installation of various environmental and dewatering systems
  • Work safely in accordance with Vertex workplace health & safety procedures

This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of job functions

Schedule: 

  • Monday to Friday (typical)
  • Optional enrollment in 24/7 alarm response program

Requirements:

  • Technical diploma in the environmental field, a trade ticket (in plumbing, well technician, wastewater, etc.) or equivalent experience in drilling, plumbing, wastewater, or other related field
  • Valid G driver’s license and insurable
  • Ability to lift 25 kg
  • Willing and able to travel
  • Training certificates (i.e., First Aid, Working at Heights, Forklift) are an asset

Other Skills/Abilities:

  • Mechanical aptitude, and experience with plumbing tools, piping methods
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team
  • Ability to prioritize and complete tasks in a timely manner

Benefits:

  • Bonus Program
  • RRSP Matching Program
  • Health Benefits Program
  • Paid time off
  • Opportunity for career advancement and environmental specialization

About:

Vertex is a contracting company based out of Kitchener, ON, that specializes in remediation of contaminated sites via the injection of chemicals into the subsurface, and the installation of dewatering and treatment systems . The Systems Division installs a wide variety of environmental technologies including vapour mitigation systems, dewatering systems, water treatment systems, and multi‐phase extraction systems.

If interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume to info@vertexenvironmental.ca

Learn More

Visit our About Us page to learn more about our company, including our employees, resources, and our workplace health and safety measures, or feel free to reach out and contact us.