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TRC is seeking an Environmental Field Technician to join our Concord, California Engineering, Construction, and Remediation (ECR) team. The successful candidate will collect samples for environmental analyses and perform routine checks on remediation system equipment and operation performance. We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible, and personable individual with an eye for detail, quality, and a desire to be part of a growing and high performing team.
The position requires significant if not full-time field work and associated travel throughout the year. Some weekend work and occasional extended travel may be required. A valid driver's license and good driving record are required. The successful candidate will also be required to pass certain client safety training programs.
The successful candidate needs to work well on teams as well as be self-motivated and organized to work independently; be detail oriented; and have good organizational skills. Must be adaptable to frequently changing assignments. Must be very safety and quality conscious, abide by TRC and client-specific health and safety policies, and be willing to take safety and quality aspects to higher levels. Comfortable with using current and new technologies such as collecting field data on tablets, PCs, or smart phones.
Perform varied types of field work associated with environmental projects
Collect soil, soil-vapor, and groundwater samples
Collect landfill gas samples
Collect samples from groundwater and vapor extraction system according to client/permit/engineering program requirements
Preparing quarterly groundwater compliance, investigations and summary reports, boring logs, cross sections, and groundwater contour maps in accordance with EPA and state guidelines
Interpreted and technically report geological field data
Perform general subcontractor oversight
self-perform (where applicable) field-related activities related to remediation system operations (piping repairs, pump maintenance, troubleshooting, etc.).
Have strong work ethic and problem-solving skills.
Hands on mechanical and construction experience and aptitude is a plus.
Candidates must be able to lift and carry a 50-pound load.
San Ramon, CA - SAR
2-3 years of extensive remedial Operation & Maintenance experience in the environmental industry; 5+ years is desirable.
Experience collecting and preparing soil, soil gas, indoor air, surficial and residential water samples, including groundwater for laboratory analysis
40-hour HAZWOPER health and safety training certificate (with an up-to-date 8-hr annual refresher course certification).
Qualified Stormwater Practitioners (QSP) certificate desirable.
Bachelor's Degree in Geoscience from an accredited university preferred
Ability to monitor, and sample, aquifer characteristic testing (via pump and slug tests), land surveying, sink hole investigations, emergency spill response services, environmental drilling activities, and soil vapor point installation and associated sampling
Experience with site investigation and remediation of indoor air, soil, groundwater, drinking water, and free-phase product for clients with technical/regulatory issues
Candidates are required to successfully pass a drug test prior to employment or within five working days from date of hire.
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