ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICIAN

Location:

TUSCALOOSA, AL

 

Minimum Education and Experience:

Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED equivalent. College coursework or degree preferred. Emphasis in physical sciences and/or math.

1-3 years of previous experience as an Environmental Technician OR recent college graduate.

Ability to communicate professionally orally and in writing.

Must be able to work independently as well as in a team environment.

Experience with AutoCAD and/or ArcGIS.

Ability to travel overnight, extended on occasions.

Good driving record

Physical Fitness: perform heavy lifting up to 50+ lbs; possess sufficient stamina to work in outdoor (hot & cold) environment; be certified to wear a respirator

Possess mechanical aptitude to troubleshoot and repair equipment and remediation systems

Preferred: OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER certification.

 

Description:

Performs routine field environmental sampling of groundwater, storm water soil, etc.

Monitors, observes, samples, and records field environmental conditions.

Performs maintenance on remediation systems.

Follow proper procedures, perform accurate computations, and maintains cordial relationships with coworkers, clients, contractors, etc.

Prepares daily reports and data sheets. Operates with close to moderate supervision.

Typical activities include, but are not limited to: map reading, maintain chain-of-custody forms, utilize equipment to measure field parameters, environmental site inspections, field inspections or drilling access and general utility clearance.