QM Environmental is one of Canada’s largest full-service national decommissioning and environmental remediation firms. Always committed to health, safety and environment, QM has been experiencing consistent growth and we would like to invite you to be part of our team.

We offer exciting career growth, professional development, and a culture that is supported by teamwork and open communication. At QM, you will have the opportunity to learn from, and collaborate with, some of the most talented professionals and innovative thought-leaders in the industry.


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


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



  • 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
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Tank car/ Tank truck Specialist is an asset
  • Construction Safety Officer (CSO) is an asset


  • 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


  • 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


  • Excellent team player, cooperative respectful approach, strong relationship building capabilities
  • Adept at strategic thinking – look for solutions outside the box, strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong written and communication skills, fluency in English a must, other language abilities desirable
  • Excellent team work, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Excellent group presentation skills
  • Ability to problem solve and work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions

Personal Suitability:

  • Safety conscious
  • Team Player
  • Positive
  • Motivated and driven self-starter


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.

Job Title: Emergency Response Technician
Job Location: Edmonton Victoria Saskatoon Nanaimo Terrace Kitimat Prince Rupert

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