Environmental Technician

Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We're a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that's critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

We are currently looking to add an Environmental Technician to support our Alpharetta, Georgia (ATL-2) office location. The successful candidate for this position will perform soil, groundwater, and surface water sampling in support remediation projects across the southeast US. In addition to preforming environmental sampling, the position will also support routine maintenance and operation of groundwater remediation and water treatment systems. The role is based out of Alpharetta, GA and requires an independent individual with environmental sampling experience or similar background. The role requires significant travel and the ability to work alone or in small teams

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Routine gauging and sampling of groundwater monitoring wells using US EPA protocol including accurate completion of labeling and chain-of-custody forms, and packaging samples for shipment
  • Produce accurate and complete documentation during sampling while working in field/inclement conditions
  • Routine completion of remediation system operation data sheets and transmitting these data sheets (scan and e-mail) to the ATL-2 office
  • Troubleshooting, repairing, cleaning, and optimizing operation of groundwater treatment systems
  • 70% to 80% travel through the Southeastern US (Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee) with company reimbursement of business expenses.

Your Capabilities and Credentials
  • Ability to work with limited oversight,
  • Ability to pass a background security check
  • Valid US driver's license and good driving record
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and professionalism
  • Able to consistently record clear, detailed field notes, and have very good to excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work independently to successfully complete fieldwork (sampling, equipment maintenance/repair, or other activities)
  • After a minimum of 4 weeks of training, be able to independently identify equipment, materials, and supplies needed for sampling events or other routine fieldwork; be able to order field equipment from vendors and suppliers at costs within the specified budget
  • Interface in a positive manner with staff or senior engineers, geologists, and project managers
  • Intermediate experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

Education and Experience
  • High School diploma or equivalent is required; college degree, vocational, trade school, or former military experience a plus
  • 40 hour OSHA HAZWOPER preferred
  • Previous experience with environmental sampling preferred
  • Experience performing equipment maintenance as well as using and trouble-shooting electronic field instruments preferred

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

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Job: Environmental Engineering Technician/Technologist

Primary Location: United States-Georgia-Alpharetta

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 190003FB

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