Part-Time Environmental Inspection and Sampling Technician (Field Based)

  • ERM
  • Port Angeles, WA, USA
  • Feb 11, 2021
Part time Environmental Science - Engineering Hazardous Waste - RCRA -Toxics Water Quality Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater

Job Description

ERM is looking for part-time Environmental Inspection and Sampling Technicians to work hours at various warehouse and distribution centers in Port Angeles, WA for an ongoing environmental sampling and inspection project. Training will be provided for all site-specific security and sampling procedures, and travel and expenses will be reimbursed. This is an on-call, part-time position.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Travel to warehouse and distribution facilities in Port Angeles, WA
  • Collect storm water samples from parking lot outfalls after a qualifying rain event.  Would be alerted approximately 4-8 hours before sampling is required.  Work is weather-dependent (i.e., must be raining) and will be conducted during daylight hours.
  • Conduct environmental inspections of warehouse and distribution facilities and exterior operating areas and record observations using inspection forms.
  • The inspections and sampling support compliance with environmental regulations concerning spill prevention, waste water, stormwater, storage tanks, and waste management.
  • Must be able to follow sampling protocol and complete chain-of-custody documentation, and deliver samples to a central location on site.
  • Must be flexible to accommodate frequent changes in schedules.
  • Ability to work within quality/budget/schedule expectations and scope-specific assignments.
  • Communicate with ERM Project Manager and client staff during field activities.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • US work authorization and background check as permitted by law.
  • A working vehicle, current driver’s license, good driving record, ability to drive to various facilities and either personal vehicle or ability to rent a vehicle.
  • Ideal candidate has prior experience collecting samples.
  • Effective observational and organizational skills and experience recording technical data.
  • Only local candidates will be considered for this position due to strict time demands.

PHYSICAL REQUIRMENTS:

The ability to travel and to work in a physically demanding position (e.g., kneel, squat) on temporary assignments (maximum 3-4 hours, typically 1 hour).
Be physically able to:

  • Squat/kneel in order to collect storm water samples.
  • Walk on grass/unpaved terrain (e.g., less than 50 yards) in order to collect storm water samples.
  • Carry up to 10 lbs. of equipment.
  • Work and travel in rainy conditions.  

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