Internship

Environmental Technician

Saskatchewan Polytechnic


  Posted: May 21, 2021

  Location: Prince Albert, Saskatchewan

  Internship Program: Natural Resources

  Salary Range: $20,000 - $30,000

  Hours per Week: 30

  Start Date: July 4, 2022

  End Date: February 28, 2023

Job Description

Saskatchewan Polytechnic is an educational institution with a mandate for applied research. Currently we are looking for an aspiring technologist and/or technician to serve as an intern in support of natural resource related research. This position would assist with implementation of clean technology in a variety of research projects. The right candidate will be required to work alongside our research team during the summer and fall to help advance solutions that reduce environmental impact, lessen the risk to threatened or endangered species, or contribute to environmental sustainability. An interest in remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) would be an asset. Interested candidates should also have experience with GPS and Geographic information systems (using ArcGIS Pro). Communication skills, both verbal and written, are considered essential.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Work within a team to help advance clean tech solutions re: applied research projects
• Collect data in variable locations
• Use technology such as RPAS, GPS, and ArcGIS to collect and analyze data
• Interact with industry partners
• Write reports and keep track of progress for each project
• Help students understand the value of applied research by showcasing current and future projects

Knowledge and Skills

• Data collection and processing (RPAS, tabulated data, and statistical analysis)
• Environmental sampling
• Comfortable working outdoors
• Sound knowledge of field safety procedures and PPE
• Experience working with ESRI products
• Using global positioning system to collect environmental data
• Excellent social, verbal, and written communication skills.

Education Required

• Education (diploma, degree, certificate) in natural resource technology with an interest in computer science and/or experience working with geographic information systems. Experience working with ArcGIS Pro or unmanned aerial vehicles would be an asset.

  How to Apply

To apply, send your resume to brownjacqu@saskpolytech.ca.

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