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Environmental Technician

AECOM
Full-time
On-site
Houston Texas United States
Company DescriptionWork with Us. Change the World.At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of over 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.Job DescriptionAECOM is currently seeking an experienced Environmental Technician for employment near Beaumont TX.  In this role, you will primarily work with Project Manager to support remedial operations maintenance and groundwater monitoring projects at client facilities.  The candidate will ideally have experience in general construction and environmental remediation/sampling. Hands-on mechanical experience and interests preferred (ex, pump repair, plumbing, construction, home repair, auto maintenance). Typical projects include groundwater treatment systems, soil remediation (in situ and ex situ), construction of support buildings/facilities, groundwater and soil sampling.The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:Managing data and tracking operating parametersPerforms routine fieldwork (such as environmental multi-media sampling, operations, maintenance, and inspection of equipment) working under close supervision for the first six months.Performs routine systems maintenance and operation tasks in support of project staff.Various operations and maintenance activities associated with remediation systems involving extraction of hydrocarbon material and impacted vapor and groundwater, performing recovery system and well pump maintenance as needed, groundwater monitoring, and recording accurate field data for project team.Other activities may include health and safety coordination, setting up and operating equipment, inspecting equipment and installations for compliance with specifications and maintaining proper project documentation.Subcontractor oversight.Working with field geologists and engineers on various projects at the site, facilitating permits, etc.Position will require OSHA 40-hour hazardous site worker training.QualificationsMinimum Requirements: Must possess a High School Diploma or GED equivalent with 4+ years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and or education.Must possess a valid driver's license and clean driving record to travel between onsite locations.Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.Majority of daily tasks require moving and working in outdoor environments with uneven terrain and variable environmental conditions including heat, cold, dusts, noise, moisture, vibration, and chemicals to perform daily walk-throughs and inspection of worksite. Also, a portion of the daily work is unaccompanied in isolated/remote areas.Position requires occasional work in an environment with moving heavy equipment .This position requires frequent (more than 50% of the workday) repetitive bending/stooping, to take ground water level measurements, perform system bail downs, and to inspect and repair system lines. Power gripping/squeezing hand tools and levers to perform maintenance or reading of flow meters and removing nuts and bolts while replacing filters/pumps. Position requires ability to operate office computer and field tablet to enter data tracking requirements.Position requires frequently lifting, carrying, and loading equipment weighing up to 50lbs such as sample coolers and pumps without assistance and up to up to 75lbs. with assistance.On occasion position requires working with arms above shoulder level and using portable ladders.Position will include wearing associated personal protective equipment, including but not limited to gloves, safety glasses/goggles, safety shoes/boots, hard hat, hearing protection, face shield and fire-retardant clothing (FRC).Due to the nature of this role, US citizenship is required.Preferred Qualifications: Mechanical skills and hands-on skillsAbility to obtain the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) within 30 days of hire.Experience operating full size pickup trucks.Experience with various media sampling (soil, groundwater, and waste) and monitor well pumps/maintenance.Experience with health and safety programs, and effective communication skills (verbal, field notes, etc.).Current OSHA 40 Hour HAZWOPER Training/Refresher is preferred.Additional InformationThis position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.This position does not include relocation benefits.Due to the nature of this role, US citizenship is requiredNon-Exempt - The hourly range for this position is $29.00 - $33.00/hour. AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and U.S. and global well-being programs, and employee assistance program.#LI-EM1About AECOMAECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM. Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.