Field Environmental Technician

  • Foth
  • Peoria, IL, USA
  • Aug 02, 2018
Full time Environmental Science - Engineering Remediation - Brownfields - CERCLA Water Quality Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater

Job Description

Foth Infrastructure & Environment, LLC is currently seeking a team-focused, innovative, and results-oriented Environmental Technician who is looking for new learning experiences, opportunities for career growth, and a desire to contribute to our clients’ success.  This position will be working out of our Peoria, IL location. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform field activities in support of environmental investigations, remediation system operations, and/or landfill facilities  involving water, wastewater and landfill gas under the supervision of a Professional Engineer
  • Conduct and report on environmental compliance investigations
  • Maintain and repair landfill gas and leachate systems; conduct landfill gas system monitoring
  • Provide construction quality assurance on environmental projects
  • Conduct groundwater and other environmental sampling for landfill and remediation sites
  • Provide observation for soil boring and well installation
  • Assist with data management and prepare related sampling reports
  • Perform field activities in a safe manner 

All Foth Members are expected to: 

  • Travel as required (domestic and/or international) for field work and/or other client/business objectives
  • Demonstrate behavior consistent with Foth Basic Principles and Values
  • Work collaboratively and build effective relationships with others
  • Communicate effectively across all levels within organization
  • Maintain a positive attitude
  • Interact with clients as required 

Required Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree in Environmental or Mechanical Engineering Technology or equivalent experience in a related field
  • 1+ years experience with mechanical system troubleshooting, maintenance and repair
  • Abilitiy to lift 50lbs, work in adverse weather conditions
  • Driver’s License

Preferred Qualifications

  • HAZWOPER certification
  • Previous experience in the following:
    • Field sampling, including sampling equipment, processes, and maintenance
    • Working independently with limited supervision
    • Managing data bases
    • Working with pumps, motors, and electrical systems

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