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QM Environmental is one of Canada’s largest full-service national civil and environmental remediation firms. Always committed to health, safety and the environment, along with our highly trained and qualified personnel QM LP has developed a robust network of suppliers, sub-contractors, consultants, First Nations partners and other strategic partners. Together we are able to meet the diverse needs of our clients across the country, offering everything from specialized services to large, complex end-to-end solutions. QM’s four business lines include Demolition and Decommissioning, Hazardous Materials Abatement, Environmental Remediation including Civil Earthworks, and Emergency Management & Environmental Response Services. We have an exciting IMMEDIATE opportunity for a Emergency Responder to join our team in Stoney Creek, ON. POSITION SUMMARY An ER Technician within the Emergency Response division is responsible for the following duties: Implements all aspects of Health and Safety during field responses and assists Team Leader with coordination as requested Implements all aspects of the emergency response operations including response, administration, support as well as site property management in the field Represents QM in a competent and professional manner at all times Facilitates and ensures that the best course of action is executed while respecting the life, environment, and property and the best interest of QM clientele Supports the Emergency Response operations Required to participate in an on-call schedule to cover 24/7/365 KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Supports the Emergency Response Team with Hazardous Materials response. Assists with efficient and timely response 24 hours a day in a professional and safe manner representing and reflecting the company. Utilize all Health and Safety initiatives on emergency and non-emergency projects Follows HSE compliance with applicable Federal, Provincial Acts, Codes and Regulations Completes, updates and distributes health and safety related documentation as required regionally and specific to various business lines Assist in developing and delivering required training programs to clients and internally at QMLP Complete all paperwork and reports required for operational tasks Perform equipment checks and testing on a scheduled basis Perform maintenance on QMLP vehicles and mechanical equipment as requested Provides basic housekeeping of our building and our work areas Attends scheduled training and lead training as assignment by Operations Completes required documentation in the management of waste and transportation of waste as per the Provincial and Federal regulations Responsibilities as otherwise assigned by Operational/Regional Management QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND KEY COMPETENCIES Education: Post-secondary education in a related discipline preferred or an equivalent combination of training, education and experience College or University Diploma or Degree an asset Occupational Certification: NFPA 472 Hazardous Materials Operations Level or better NFPA 1006 Confined Space Entry/ Rescue certification asset NFPA 1001 Level 1 & 2 is an asset. Valid driver’s license Tank car/ Tank truck Specialist is an asset Construction Safety Officer (CSO) is an asset Experience: Hazardous Materials Response experience (1 years or greater) Previous experience in chemical handling, transferring, and waste management, etc. asset Previous experience with the assessment of industrial services and a keen understanding of working at heights, confined space, rescue etc. asset Comprehensive heavy construction experience and Industrial experience an asset Rope Rescue Technician experience is an asset Volunteer Firefighting experience is an asset. Knowledge: Must be an adept communicator with team work skills that are collaborative and flexible Excellent understanding of Federal and Provincial regulations and other regulatory authorities with respect to operations Excellent computer skills, with a focus on Word , PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel WORK ENVIRONMENT Both office and outdoor activities related to typical diverse environments and varied locations, ability to work in inclement weather conditions as required and to travel regularly. Required to work on call. Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion QM Environmental is a staunch advocate for diversity in all its forms, and especially welcomes applications from members of the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour) community, women, people with disabilities, the LGBTQ+ community, and those of diverse intersectional identities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process as well as part of employment with QM Environmental. COMPANY POLICIES Compliance with company policies is a requirement of employment. Please note that this includes QM’s Covid-19 in the Workplace Vaccination Policy, which requires vaccination for all employees who require in-person contact with others at a jobsite or in an office. Accommodations will be considered where legally required. Job Types: Full-time, Permanent Application question(s): What is your hourly wage expectation in this role? Experience: HazMat Response: 1 year (preferred) Licence/Certification: NFPA 472 Hazardous Materials Operations Level or better (preferred) NFPA 1006 Confined Space Entry/ Rescue certification asset (preferred) NFPA 1001 Level 1 & 2 (preferred)

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