Environmental Field Assistant




We have an exciting opportunity for an Environmental Field Assistant to join the RTEC team. The role requires experience in mining and/or oil and gas sector with some exposure to logistics and scheduling, and environmental science. The successful candidate will interact with a multidisciplinary team of field crews that will mobilize to projects across NW BC. This posting is designed for a motivated person who enjoys field work, problem solving and working within a multi-stakeholder environment.

If you are looking for new challenges and desire to be part of a leading company and work with specialized professionals with international standards, this will be your opportunity.       

FIFO (Fly-in / Fly-out requirement)



British Columbia

Job Description/Duties


  • Support multiple field programs (e.g., atmospherics, water resources, fish, ecology, wildlife, archaeology) that range from 2 days to 3 weeks in length.
  • Support health and safety planning, and journey management for active crews.
  • Organize logistics to support mobilization and demobilization of equipment.
  • Build strong collaborative relationships with other RTEC employees.

Other Information


  • Ability to travel to the field and conduct environmental sampling.
  • Ability to follow directions and take initiative when required.
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines in a demanding work environment.
  • Strong problem solving aptitude, especially when in remote working conditions.
  • Post-secondary training in Sciences, Environmental Engineering or related field experience.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products.



  • First Aid Level 1 Certificate
  • Swiftwater Rescue Training
  • Electrofishing Certificate
  • Bear Aware Training
  • Helicopter Safety Training

Certificates, Designations and Tickets

Certificate - Helicopter Safety
Certificate - Wilderness First Aid
Certificate - Wildlife Awareness