Why work for Lafarge?:
As the global leader in innovative and sustainable building materials, we’re committed to shaping a greener, smarter and healthier world. At Lafarge Canada Inc., safety comes first, collaboration matters and diversity is celebrated with people who share our desire to continually make our materials better.
Do you have the drive, the skills, and the passion to join us?
The Circular Economy Field Technician will be responsible for coordinating pit and quarry rehabilitation projects, which includes tracking project progress, controlling work, upholding environmental and health and safety requirements, and communicating project status to the Circular Economy team and Aggregate Operations. The role consistently contributes to excellence in safety, production, regulatory compliance, sustainability, customer service and supplier/contractor relationship management.
Safety Culture: Promote safety culture through engagement with site employees, H&S Rep,and subcontractors with an objective of “zero” safety incidents. Administer, promote and review safety policies, processes and procedures to maintain relevance while ensuring the site meets or exceeds all company and regulatory guidelines. Assist in the implementation and management of all local and regional safety initiatives, providing feedback as necessary.
Project Coordination: Direct and coordinate rehabilitation project work including but not limited to: overseeing safe unloading of inbound soil, using digital tools to complete inbound manifests, ensuring hauler and contractor compliance with H&S guidelines/policies, preventing safety hazards, enforcing site circulation plans, implementing and enforcing site level controls to prevent environmental impacts, reporting regularly on project costs, reporting on status of operational controls, coordinating with internal resources and directing third party contractors.
Environmental Excellence: Preventing adverse effects and impacts to the environment by enforcing project site level compliance requirements.
Administrative Responsibilities: Tracking and controlling projects using digital tools provided.
Other Projects as Required: From time to time the Circular Economy Field Technician (Soil/Earthworks) may be tasked with other projects. Success in this role is measured by effectiveness working in the field and around heavy equipment.
Relationship with Others
Reports to Business Development Manager – Recycling and Circular Economy (ECAN).
Works with market area Circular Economy Team and participates in daily operational calls.
Supports and responds to inquiries and requests from host plant manager, host plant supervisor, and compliance functions including Land, Environment and Health and Safety.
The first responsibility of the Circular Economy Field Technician is to oversee safe unloading of inbound soil, making sure that rehabilitation projects run safely, smoothly and in compliance with Lafarge requirements.
Project-level coordination, monitoring, and control.
Field level soil sampling.
Site level safety leadership.
Effective and professional communication with internal and external stakeholders.
Contractors, visitors, and customer coordination at site level.
Daily, weekly, and monthly project reporting using standardized tools.
Earthworks construction of 6,000m3+ of soil per day as part of a team.
Work Environment and Travel
This role requires working outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions (~95%). Frequent travel among project sites within the sub-market area will be required.
Education & Work Experience:
Knowledge, awareness, or experience of the construction and/or mining industry.
A diploma in construction or engineering technology is an asset, but not essential.
Knowledge of waste management and environmental regulations is an asset, but not essential.
Knowledge & Skills:
Comfort and capability working outdoors and in industrial (construction or mining) environments.
Comfort and capability working safely around heavy mobile equipment.
Excellent people skills – able to develop effective working relationships internally and externally.
Ability to use computers, mobile smart phones and digital applications.
This role relies on a broad scope of competencies including project & contractor coordination; risk & compliance management; and communication.
Project and Process Oriented
Pro-active and Organized
Environmental, Compliance and Sustainability Management
Responsibility, Integrity and Trust
As we are reinventing the way the world builds, we need world-class talent to join our Lafarge Canada team: people who are passionate, driven by curiosity and keen to grow, learn, develop and thrive in our high-performance culture.
Whatever you do, you will make a difference here. Because we know that your passion and curiosity are the natural resources the world needs.
We thank you for your interest. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Lafarge is committed to the principles of employment equity and encourages the applications from women, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.
Lafarge Canada Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. In Ontario, our organization/business is committed to fulfilling our requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Lafarge Canada is committed to providing a safe environment for employees, customers, contractors and vendors. As such, in keeping with the requirements of our industry associations, partners, and clients across Canada, Lafarge Canada has implemented a COVID-19 vaccination policy intended to reduce the spread of COVID-19. As of October 1st, 2021, all new employees joining Lafarge Canada, subject to any requirement to accommodate pursuant to applicable human rights legislation, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.