ASI Group

Biofouling Field Technicians – Ontario, Canada

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ASI Group Ltd. is currently searching for Field Technicians (multiple positions available) for the Biofouling Services Group to support the busy season ahead. These contract positions will start full time as of May 1st and end on December 1, 2023. Dates are tentative and subject to change. Special arrangements for training may be possible for those graduating this spring. Fixed-term contract position may lead to a permanent position with benefits.

Job Type / Category

The ideal candidate is someone who can adapt to a working schedule that is geared to client satisfaction. We need team members that can produce thorough and detailed results even when the demands are high. All new hires will participate in an extensive training program to ensure a safe work environment. This job will involve frequent out of town travel throughout Ontario for several days at a time with the possibility of occasional work in the United States. Meals and accommodations are provided.

Field Technicians will:

  • Represent the company projecting a professional image
  • Provide regular communication with Supervisor or Project Manager on assigned projects
  • Follow all safety legislation and site safety standards
  • Load, secure and safely transport equipment
  • Collect samples, analyze and report results within a deadline
  • Receive, transfer and transport chemicals (certified under TDG)
  • Perform basic equipment adjustments, repairs, conduct routine monitoring, maintenance and fabrication
  • Operate tools and machinery
  • Troubleshoot processes and equipment
  • Maintain a safe, organized and clean work environment

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

  • College diploma or certificate from a relevant program such as Instrumentation and Control; Environmental Technician; Biology or Water and Wastewater Operations
  • Minimum of one year of related work experience
  • Familiarity with working in industrial and/or laboratory settings
  • Capable of performing mathematical calculations and understanding data to modify instrumentation panels accordingly
  • Able to perform duties independently and work closely with other team members for long periods of time
  • Ability to set priorities and consistently meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail is critical along with the ability to record accurate readings
  • Aptitude for learning new skills quickly and implementing them in different environments
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and decision-making abilities
  • Able to make accurate readings and report findings in a professional manner
  • Exceptional problem-solving abilities
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license (Class G minimum); successful applicants will be required to provide a Driver’s Abstract from the MTO
  • Must be comfortable driving a pick-up truck and trailer
  • Must hold a valid passport or equivalent
  • Mechanical and electrical experience is an asset
  • Operator in Training (OIT) qualified (Drinking Water or Wastewater) considered an asset
  • Current Ontario Power Generation and/or Bruce Power LP security clearance and Orange Badge training is a definite asset
  • Competency in a Windows environment, including Excel, Outlook and Word
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to travel within Ontario as needed
  • Must be available for all shifts which will include nights, weekends and holidays
  • Schedules may vary from week to week
  • Demonstrates flexibility in work schedule to meet client requirements
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a commitment to delivering exceptional customer service
  • Must be fully vaccinated to enter client sites

A security clearance is a condition of ongoing employment for this position. Successful applicants will complete the requirements once hired.

ASI Group Ltd., founded in 1987 as Aquatic Sciences Inc. is recognized as the industry leader in zebra mussel control research and design. We currently operate treatment systems utilizing chemical and non-chemical options for various industries. Our state-of-the-art biofouling control systems include monitoring, maintenance and prevention programs that minimize the risk and cost of unscheduled downtime. Treatment of water systems is effective, safe and economic.

What’s our company secret for success? Our incredible and talented team.

At ASI, we’ve been successful in cultivating excellent staff with incredible experience and expertise and, we are constantly looking for additional talent to join us. If you are looking for a work environment that encourages growth and development, inventive and creative thinking set in an “open-door” environment, contact us today.

Please forward your resume and cover letter to

ASI Group Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunities, recruitment and selection processes that are inclusive. We will strive to accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout the recruitment and selection process.

Please contact the Human Resources Manager at 905-643-3283 if you require accommodations to ensure your accessibility needs are addressed throughout the process. Information received relating to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Starting wage: $24 per hour

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