Project Technician

Synergy Enterprises Published: August 31, 2020
Location
Victoria, British Columbia
Internship Type
Salary range
40000
Hours per week
37.5
Start Date
2020/09/08
End Date
2021/03/31

Description

Job Description
As a part of the project team, the Project Technician will work on multiple client projects with a focus on carbon and water reduction. The roll will involve managing project timelines and completing technical work including analyzing, interpreting and displaying digital data as well as research, report writing, developing digital tools & systems management. Some site visits at various location will be required for data collection.

 

Duties and responsibilities

Client duties (70-75%)
• Carbon Footprint Accounting & Verification
• Environmental certification programs for marinas, airports and tourism clients
• Environmental performance tracking for clients
• Environmental Assessments & Action Plans
• Project Management
• Research and report writing
• Other duties as required
Internal Duties (25-30%)
• Research on new technologies, offset projects, etc
• Team meetings, communications and task management

Knowledge and skills

Skills/Competencies
• Experience in project and digital data management
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Understands and can communicate basic sustainability principles and how they relate to business
• Proficient in Microsoft Excel
• Data-friendly: can communicate outcomes digitally using graphs and text
• Professional, organized and has a track record of meeting or exceeding goals
• Focused work ethic with the ability to work independently, manage time and communicate on meeting/reaching/exceeding hours and deadlines
• Enjoys problem solving & thinking strategically
• Language skills (French or Spanish) are considered an asset but not required

Education required

No minimum posted.

Certification required

None

Eligibility criteria

Career-Launcher Internships are funded by the Government of Canada under the Youth Employment Strategy. For program criteria information visit their website.

 

Qualified interns are:

  • Post-secondary students and graduates
  • No more than 30 years of age at the start of the internship
  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents or persons granted refugee status in Canada*
  • Legally allowed to work according to the relevant provincial and Canadian legislation and regulations
  • Available to work for at least six months
  • Not previous participants of a federal youth employment program
  • Not employees of the hiring employer prior to the start of their internship (does not apply to previous coop students or student interns)

*Refugee protection must be conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. Persons awaiting refugee status, as well as those who hold a temporary visitor visa, student visa or work visa, are ineligible to participate in a Youth Employment Strategy initiative.

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