Environmental Technician Sr

Kettleman City, CA posted on October 8

Environmental Technician Sr

Requisition #: 229136

Kettleman City, CA


Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Job Summary
Conducts advanced tests and field investigations to obtain data for use by environmental, engineering, and scientific personnel in determining sources and methods of controlling pollutants in air, water, and soil.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned and may vary by location.

  • Prepares samples for analysis in accordance with established protocols.

  • Conducts moderately complex chemical and physical laboratory and field tests according to prescribed standards to determine characteristics or composition of solid, liquid, or gaseous materials and substances.

  • Collects samples of gases from air emission points, and collects other air samples and meteorological data to assist in evaluation of atmospheric pollutants.

  • Collects water samples from raw, semiprocessed or processed water, industrial waste water, or water from other sources to assess pollution problem.

  • Collects soil, silt, mud, or sediment samples to determine chemical composition and nature of pollutants.

  • Prepares samples for testing, records data, prepares summaries and charts for review, and develops a report detailing activities performed and results received.

  • Sets monitoring equipment to provide flow of information.

  • Installs, operates, and performs advanced maintenance on gas and fluid flow systems, chemical reaction systems, mechanical equipment, and other test instrumentation.

  • Assists with the installation of complex equipment and instrumentation including calibration and troubleshooting as needed.

  • Operates fixed or mobile monitoring or data collection station.

  • Conducts bacteriological or other tests related to research in environmental or pollution control activity.

  • Audits properties of samples collected to identify physical evidence of environmental releases.

  • May provide direction or support to less experienced Environmental Technicians.

Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory duties.

The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

A. Education and Experience

  • Required: High school diploma or G.E.D, and four or more years previous experience.

  • Preferred: Associate's Degree, or equivalent experience, and four or more years previous experience.

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements
None required.

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required
None required.

At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

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