An environmental field technician (EFT) provides the firm with a reliable resource to undertake its field activities within environments containing contaminated media. In this regard, the EFT is relied upon to properly understand, execute and advise on continuous improvement to the company’s fieldwork protocols. This individual should be a good listener who can take direction well.
- Assist project managers with the procurement of materials, equipment, and supplies for projects
- Perform soil gas, surface water, groundwater, soil, and air sampling
- Perform maintenance on system components to ensure or restore proper operation and compliance
- General office assistance such as filling out paperwork and submitting reports
- Travel for extended periods, if necessary
- It is anticipated that an EFT will travel 30 to 60 percent of the time however, this estimate may change based on client needs
- Walk long distances, up and down steeply sloped landfills and outdoor terrain
- Work in extreme (hot and cold) weather conditions safely
- Lift a minimum of 50 pounds on a non-consistent basis
- Ability to troubleshoot mechanical and electrical system failures
- Must be available to work overtime, nights, weekends, and holidays if necessary
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:
- An Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in planning, natural resources, environmental science, biological science, ecology, or a related field
- 0-3 years experience
- Pass a company paid, baseline health physical and drug screening, if required
- Complete the USEPA HAZWOPER, 40-hour, environmental health and safety class, and annual 8-hour refresher classes
- Valid drivers license
If you are interested in joining The ELAM Group, please submit your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org and specify the position for which you are applying in your cover letter. Please also include your salary requirements.
The ELAM Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value workplace diversity. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.