Completion of a recognized two-year diploma course from an Institute of Technology in Chemical Technology with the Pollution Control/Environmental option and additional courses in instrumentation and computers and sound experience in air pollution monitoring and related computer usage. OR an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Thorough knowledge of the servicing and routine adjustment of specialized air monitoring instruments and equipment.
Thorough knowledge of the practices, methods and procedures of installing, maintaining, calibrating and performing non-complex repairs to specialized air monitoring instruments and equipment.
Thorough knowledge of the practices, methods and procedures of verification, interpretation analysis, compiling and summarizing of measurement data.
Sound knowledge of the Metro Vancouver Regional District geography as applicable to station siting and operations.
Working knowledge of the efficient operation of the air quality monitoring computer system.
Ability to assign, check, supervise and participate in the work of technical staff, to train and instruct staff, to provide advice and guidance on problem resolution, to develop routine work procedures, and to assist a superior in identifying and implementing job improvement programs.
Ability to monitor operation of field equipment, to investigate and resolve complex instrument operation problems, to perform primary calibrations, to notify Instrument Technicians of repair needs and priorities and to maintain equipment inventory and repair records.
Ability to perform quality assurance review of collected air quality and meteorological data, and to assist a superior to analyze, interpret and prepare other reports.
Ability to assist a superior in the operation of the network within defined limits and as directed.
Ability to work independently within established guidelines, goals and priorities.
Ability to drive a light vehicle, to lift and move equipment in cramped quarters, to work effectively on top of stations or on roofs and in all types of weather.
Ability to work with a wide variety of electronic and hand tools.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Skill in the calibration and use of ambient air monitoring equipment.
Valid B.C. Driver's License.
Please follow this link http://www.metrovancouver.org/about/careers/ to our Careers page where you can submit your application by May 29, 2017.
While we greatly appreciate all the replies we receive, regretfully only those selected for an interview will be contacted.