Environmental Technician - Military veterans preferred

2019-09-07
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Orange
California
United States

United States of America - California, Orange

Job Summary

AECOM's is currently seeking an Environmental Technician to conduct groundwater sampling and support other environmental field services work including soil, soil vapor, sediment, surface water, and groundwater sampling, as well as operations and maintenance of treatment systems.

The selected candidate(s) should be self-motivated, able to follow through with assignments with minimal direction, and demonstrate a high degree of health and safety awareness. The selected candidate should be able to learn and operate various sampling equipment in the field, and maintain such equipment in good working order.

Major work efforts will include the following field tasks:

  • Site supervising,

  • Groundwater gauging and oversight,

  • Groundwater sampling and oversight,

  • Extraction well sampling,

  • Low-flow and standard purge sampling methods,

  • Calibrating and using monitoring equipment,

  • Rehabilitating and maintaining well vaults,

  • Reporting incidents, near misses, positive interventions, and hazard recognitions,

  • Assist geologists and engineers in the field as needed.

  • Participate in daily safety briefings.

  • Administrative daily field logs and reporting.

The selected candidate should be able to learn and operate various sampling equipment in the field.

Other work items may include support for the construction, operation and maintenance of multiple environmental remediation systems including vapor extraction, free product, groundwater recovery and groundwater treatment.

Candidate must have ability to work independently with minimal supervision, but could be teamed with another staff.

The project assignment will be in Carson, CA

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. unassisted

  • Ability to perform field work in all weather conditions

  • Candidates may need to pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening depending on client safety requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to problem solve and fix mechanical problems in the field

  • Knowledge of data collection and tabulation in support of scientific document production

  • Proficient in the use of MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 224549BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.