Environmental Field Technician - Sacramento, CA

Sacramento, California
05 Oct 2016
30 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
As a Field Technician, you will support site characterization / remediation projects including geologic/hydrogeologic data collection and interpretation; remedial investigations; feasibility study analysis; and design, construction, and operation of soil and groundwater remediation systems. Support our Environmental practice and have a hand in transforming tomorrow.

As an Environmental Field Technician for CH2M's Environment & Nuclear (E&N) business group in Sacramento, California office you will be involved in field work supporting both federal and commercial clients. Typical clients for the Sacramento E&N group include AFCEC, USACOE, EPA, UPRR, PG&E, among others. Local travel up to 75-90% will be required and typically occurs from May through October during the field work season. The ideal Technician candidate will have 3-4 years of environmental technician experience and enjoy working on a variety of tasks associated with site characterization and environmental remediation systems. You should also be detail-oriented, possess excellent and legible note taking skills, be focused on serving internal and external clients, work collaboratively in a team environment, and be dedicated to quality control in document preparation and execution of field work.
Our Technicians:
• Work in an effective team environment, learning and taking instruction from more senior technicians, as well as engineering or geology staff
• Primarily support field work tasks such as (but not limited to) logistics, soil sampling, groundwater sampling, soil vapor sampling, sample management, remediation system O&M, site reconnaissance, and subcontractor oversight
• Contribute to the development of CERCLA-type and other regulatory reporting technical documents (field logs, health and safety documentation, work plans, environmental investigation reports, etc.)
• Lead and support safety "incident free" operations in the office and in the field. Support the lead safety person for field activities for client work sites.
• Complete tasks within schedule and budget with a variety of teams from different disciplines and backgrounds and communicate status of tasks to project mangers
• Coordinate and communicate effectively with client site personnel
• Maintain the highest standards of Health & Safety and Quality Control in all work
• Work as part of a field team conducting site investigations and remediation (i.e., drilling, well construction, sampling, system O&M, and routine testing)
• Support the procurement and management of subcontractors
• Complete tasks within schedule and budget with teams comprised of different disciplines

The minimum qualifications for this position are:
  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Basic knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems.

  • Experience with using Microsoft Office-based software

  • 40-hr HAZWOPER certification (including SC-HW) or ability to obtain or maintain

  • Must be able to perform field work

  • Clean DMV driving record

  • Ability to travel and work in the field 90% of the time

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:
  • Candidate already local to the Sacramento, CA area
  • Possess effective writing, communication, and leadership skills with a strong work ethic
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Safety focused
  • Specific knowledge of remediation technologies a plus.
  • Field work requirement is approximately 90%.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs

At CH2M, the greatest challenges provide the biggest rewards. Each day, your drive and creative ideas will be providing solutions that help build a better tomorrow. Whether it is the pride that comes with accomplishment, personal growth or making a difference in the world, you will discover true success in a career that brings out the best in you at CH2M. Ready? Let's get to work.
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CH2M is an Equal Opportunity Employer
CH2M will not support an employment visa (H1B, etc.) to fill this role

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Job Location CH2M, SacramentoSacramento, CA US
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