Vertex Field Services Ltd. Air Hand / Safety Watch Contract in Grande Prairie, AB

Vertex Field Services Ltd.

Branch Grande Prairie AB CA

Air Hand / Safety Watch
Grande Prairie, AB

Established in 1976, Vertex is a leading North American provider of environmental and industrial services. With over 40 years of expertise, Vertex helps clients…


With these two words, Vertex makes the promise that we will always be versatile in developing solutions to our clients’ unique needs and that we will always demonstrate expertise in our designated fields. We encourage our employees to think and develop the best solutions for our clients. If you think you have what it takes to play for the Vertex team, please apply.

Established in 1976, Vertex is a leading North American provider of environmental and industrial services. With over 40 years of expertise, Vertex helps clients achieve their development goals through our versatile suite of services. From the initial site selection, consultation and regulatory approval, through the construction, operation and maintenance phases, to conclusion and environmental cleanup, Vertex offers a diverse range of services throughout the life cycle of our clients’ projects.

With a track record of success, Vertex provides an environment where people thrive. We recognize that each member brings a valuable skillset to the Vertex team. We make health, safety and community well-being a priority by supporting numerous endeavors at each of our locations across North America.

Vertex offers a fast-paced environment where priorities shift from day to day, but the expertise of our team allows these changes to occur smoothly. At Vertex, we value teamwork through collaboration within each division or office and provide support across the entire organization.


Vertex is currently accepting applications for multiple, project based Air Hand / Safety Watch positions based in a semi-remote location near Winnipeg, Manitoba. In this position, the Air Hand will ensure that field workers are equipped with the required SCBA and personal protective equipment. The successful candidate must have previous experience working on critical sour gas wells as an air hand. Ideal candidates will be willing and able to work in semi-remote settings on a variety or complex project sites.


  • Must have previous air hand experience; must have one years’ experience working on critical sour gas wells
  • Candidates with NCSO designation preferred
  • Requires valid CSTS or PST, H2S Alive, First aid, WHMIS, and confined space entry and monitoring safety training
  • Possess excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively across multiple functional areas and various professional disciplines
  • Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives with minimal supervision
  • Valid class 5 drivers’ license required; may be required to supply a clean drivers abstract
  • Willing and able to travel for business purposes


  • Drive, haul and setup of air trailer on project site
  • Ability to rig in air trailer and air hoses
  • SCBA “pack up” quickly and effectively
  • Conduct head counts as required
  • Work as a member of the Emergency Response Team
  • Complete various project related paperwork and inventory
  • Demonstrate a commitment to a safe and healthy work environment


  • Current project based opportunities are located near Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Applications from this positing may be considered for other or future opportunities in Alberta and Saskatchewan


  • Compensation is commensurate with education and experience


Interested candidates can apply, in confidence, through Indeed. Additionally, candidates can visit our career page at www.vertex.ca/careers and forward their resume to the indicated email address.

When applying please indicate the following information on your application:

Job Requisition: 002-28

Job Title: Air Hand / Safety Watch

* We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however only those selected for interviews will be contacted*

Job Type: Contract

Job Location:

  • Sherwood Park, AB

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • Air Hand / Safety Watch: 1 year

Required license or certification:

  • Drivers License (Class 5)

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Grande Prairie, AB, CA
Posted on: 2017-02-11
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