AECOM Entry Level Environmental Field Technician in Orange, California
Business Line Environment
Position Title Entry Level Environmental Field Technician
United States of America - California
Are you interested in a career in Environmental Sciences? This entry level position offers great project variety and a great team of Geologists, Scientists, and Engineers. You’ll be conducting groundwater sampling and also sampling soil, soil vapor, sediment, and surface water for a variety of clients in a variety of industries across Southern California. You’ll apply your mechanical and problem solving skills to operating and maintaining multiple sampling tools and treatment systems that remediate impacted soil, water, and air. We will train you on the use of a variety of techniques and tools so that you can be effective in this independent field role. You’ll also learn proper documentation techniques for field logs and reporting of data and safety practices to ensure project safety.
Projects you’ll be assigned to might be vapor extraction, extraction well sampling, rehabilitating well vaults, free product, low-flow and standard purge sampling methods, and groundwater recovery and groundwater treatment.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Must pass a State and Federal criminal history/security background check; many projects/ clients are security sensitive.
Must pass pre-employment drug screen.
Must possess a valid California driver's license
Demonstrated mechanical troubleshooting & repair skills
Candidate must be able to meet the medical clearance requirements of an OSHA (HAZWOPER) medical surveillance physical examination.
Excellent work ethic and team-player attitude.
Strong attention to detail, with proven ability to follow specific instructions.
An ability to effectively express his or herself orally and in writing to other project staff.
Physically able, with or without an accommodation, to work in outdoor environments with uneven terrain and variable outdoor conditions including heat, cold, dryness, noise and chemicals; position requires the often operation of vehicles; occasionally standing/walking, repetitive bending/stooping, and lifting of less than 25 pounds; rarely working with arms above shoulder level, power gripping/squeezing (hand tools, levers, etc.), climbing stairs, using portable ladders, wearing fall protection, performing keyboard/mouse operations, performing repetitive or fine hand movements, and lifting 25-50 pounds. Position will include wearing associated personal protective equipment (e.g., hard hat, gloves, safety glasses, face shield, safety shoes/boots, hearing protection, and respirator), transporting/carrying sampling equipment, environmental samples and sample preservation coolers.
Prior field environmental sampling experience
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) eligible or currently possess one.
Trade certification or Associates Degree(s) a plus
First Aid/CPR training completion is preferred
40 Hour HAZWOPER completion is preferred; Selected candidate will be required to complete 40 hour HAZWOPER training or annual refresher class.
Proficiency in MS Project, MS Access, AutoCAD, and/or ArcGIS software suites is a plus
What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.
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Job Category Sciences
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 190156BR
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.