Careers

Who We Are

Vertex Environmental Inc. is a specialized environmental contracting firm with a focus on groundwater and soil remediation. Here at Vertex, we work in a team-based environment, to offer innovative solutions to environmental problems.

We focus on in-situ and ex-situ remediation, including in-situ chemical oxidation (ISCO), in-situ chemical reduction (ISCR), enhanced bioremediation, and more. In addition to this, we use a variety of treatment systems, such as pump and treat (P&T), soil vapour extraction (SVE) and multi-phase extraction (MPE). Here at Vertex we also offer specialized High-Resolution Site Characterization (HRSC) services using various probes, and are able to perform in-house bench-scale testing and on-site pilot-scale testing.

Our Employees

Here at Vertex, our employees enjoy the challenge and the excitement of working together to successfully complete the work that we do. We take great pride in our work and remain experts in the field, constantly innovating and advancing our techniques and technologies. As our work is often different from job site to job site and sometimes is even new to the Canadian environmental marketplace, our employees have a high level of satisfaction constantly learning and evolving with new experiences

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
karens@vertexenvironmental.ca.

The Field Manager is responsible for participating in and overseeing field operations, both field staff and equipment, to ensure quality, timely and punctual service to internal and external customers. The majority of work sites are located in Ontario but we do work across Canada. Vertex is offering a position for full time employment.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Valid G Driver’s License and insurable
  • Certified Engineer Technician (CET) or relevant degree in science or engineering
  • Willing and able to travel periodically

Core Competencies:

  • Team player
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Background in the environmental field
  • Desire to mentor / train others
  • Able to work flexible hours, when needed
  • Able to handle stressful situations
  • Able to maintain confidentiality
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Computer skills including Excel & Word

Job Responsibilities (but not limited to):

Field and Shop tasks include:

  • Training and mentoring field staff
  • Being a resource for field staff regarding issues in the field
  • Leading projects in the field, and managing subcontractors on a variety of sites
  • Developing, implementing and monitoring safety procedures in the field
  • Developing, implementing and monitoring shop protocols (i.e. maintaining equipment)

Office tasks include:

  • Coordination and scheduling of projects and field staff
  • Attending regular project management meetings
  • Provision of regular progress updates
  • Training field staff at the shop on equipment and vehicles
  • Regular communication with the field staff
  • Project Management of jobs, when required

The Lead Field Technician (Specialist) is responsible for participating in and overseeing specialized field operations, mainly involving the carbon-based Trap and Treat amendment (BOS 100 or BOS 200), both assistant field staff and BOS equipment. The majority of work sites are located in Ontario but we do work across Canada. Vertex is offering a position for full time employment. 

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Valid G Driver’s License and insurable
  • Competent in operating heavy duty trucks (i.e ¾ and 1 tonne) and trailers
  • Have basic electrical and plumbing knowledge
  • Carpentry skills
  • Comfortable working with hand and power tools
  • Ability to travel for extended periods of time
  • Forklift certification an asset

Core Competencies:

  • Team player
  • Mechanically inclined
  • A background in the environmental field
  • Desire to mentor / train others
  • Able to work flexible hours, when needed
  • Able to handle stressful situations
  • Able to maintain confidentiality

Job Responsibilities (but not limited to):

  • Leading on site remediation work, including injections of the BOS remediation material
  • Working with on site client (consultant) and Vertex Project Manager
  • Working with and supervising the Assistant Field Technician(s) on site during remediation work
  • On site job preparation, for example, setting up injection equipment
  • On site mixing of remediation chemicals during injection work and operating injection pumps
  • Completion of job specific paperwork (injection logs and time sheets)
  • Handle chemicals, record notes and communicate progress/issues to the Project Manager
  • Cleaning and maintaining of trailers, trucks, pumps and small engines

Learn More

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