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Environmental Technician

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
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Salary Additional Information $15-17 per hour commensurate with experience
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level First Level
Company Name Natural Resource Technology
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IMPORTANT:  This Advertiser has requested that applicants MUST be National Residents / Valid Work Permit-holders.  Other applicants need not apply.

 

Natural Resource Technology, Inc. (NRT) is seeking two full-time Environmental Technicians. These positions offer the opportunity to learn a wide variety of environmental sampling techniques while working with dedicated and experienced staff. Successful candidates will work as a team collecting quarterly/annual groundwater monitoring well samples at a variety of sites (e.g., industrial, landfill, hazardous waste, commercial, rural, urban). The team will travel domestically, primarily in the Midwest, and work outside 80-100% of the workweek, including some overnight travel. Scheduled days will vary based on project needs; typical workweeks are 40-45 hours, Monday through Friday, with occasional weekend work.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Implementation of NRT, client, contractor, and site health and safety programs and procedures
  • Groundwater sample collection in strict accordance with standard operating procedures
  • Field data collection; perform calibration, maintenance, troubleshooting, and minor repair of field equipment
  • Aquifer testing, well development, and well maintenance
  • Operate light and heavy equipment (e.g., pumps, vacuum, equipment, generators, ATVs)
  • Remediation system performance monitoring, troubleshooting, and optimization
  • Detailed documentation of field activities, preparation of daily reports and site status updates, including performance of basic calculations and Excel data entry
  • Additional responsibilities may include construction oversight and documentation; collection of media samples (e.g., soil, sediment, solidification material); subcontractor oversight; site inspections; air monitoring

Position Requirements:

  • Associates degree or 1-3 years of experience in an environmental field; certifications a plus (e.g., asbestos, lead, wastewater, WisDOT, IDOT); experience in surveying, construction oversight, wetland assessment, laboratory analysis, or related field a plus
  • Efficiently manage multiple demands, priorities, and deadlines. Ability to work within a team structure, good communication skills with individual team members and project managers
  • Ability to work with hand tools, basic mechanical skills, follow basic troubleshooting instructions for field equipment (e.g., pumps, generators, ATVs, motor vehicles)
  • Ability to lift, carry, push, or pull 50 pounds across uneven terrain and in/out of motor vehicles, carts, and ATVs
  • Ability to attain and/or have a current 40 Hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification

Work Environment:

Must be able to traverse rough terrain (e.g., construction sites, undeveloped rural and urban properties, wetlands, waterways, landfills) and work in extreme cold and heat (predominately in the Midwest). Noise levels can be high when working at or near construction sites and operating generators. Close, distance, and color vision are routinely used for these positions. While performing essential duties, staff are regularly required to stand, walk, use hands, talk, and hear. Staff are frequently required to sit, drive, reach with hands and arms, balance, stoop, kneel, and crouch. Staff are occasionally required to smell. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Employment: Offer contingent on successful completion of medical exam in accordance with OSHA hazardous waste operations, background screen, insurance underwriting for vehicle operation (e.g., good driving record), drug screen, and verification of valid driver license, education, certification, and experience.

Position:                       Environmental Technician 

Position Location:          Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Start:                           September (early September preferred)

Classification:               Hourly, full-time

Pay Level:                    $15-17 per hour commensurate with experience

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