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Environmental Field Technician

Company: Harsco Corporation
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Company Description

Clean Earth is one of the largest specialty waste companies in the United States providing remediation, disposal, recycling, and beneficial reuse solutions for contaminated soil, dredged material, and hazardous and non-hazardous waste. Our vast portfolio of technologies and services touches nearly every industry that generates waste including energy, infrastructure, commercial, industrial, retail, and healthcare markets.

It is our unique capability of providing a one-source, full-service solution to handle multiple waste streams from a single customer that separates us from the competition. Our processes are detailed, our due diligence is tireless, and our results provide unmatched recycling solutions for our customers with the utmost in customer service.

We're proud to be part of Harsco Corporation, named to Newsweek's America's Most Responsible Companies 2021.

Job Description

Conduct field monitoring and maintenance activities for a variety of projects in support of environmental investigations and remediation. Take groundwater samples and notes from multiple sites and locations and convert into a report.

Primary Responsibilities (Essential Functions):

  • Sampling of groundwater and air using proper sampling and safety procedures.
  • Coordinate the collection, recording, and processing of groundwater/air samples and measurements to fulfill defined environmental monitoring requirements.
  • Perform regular inspection of groundwater monitoring wells, remediation systems, and vapor intrusion depressurization systems.
  • Coordinate the collection, recording, and processing of groundwater/air samples to fulfill defined environmental monitoring requirements.
  • Follow a schedule and set of procedures which will ensure the shipment of samples to appropriate laboratories within the required time periods.
  • Maintain proper field notes and documentation using field notebooks, spreadsheets, word processing and database software.
  • Communicate effectively with the Project Manager, co-workers, and contractors to ensure field tasks are completed in a manner to yield representative results.


Basic Required Qualifications:

  • A High School Diploma or GED
  • 2+ years of experience in field sampling

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Clear written and verbal communication. Detail oriented with paperwork and submittals. Correctly fill out a field notebook, photograph documentation, health and safety audit forms, etc.
  • Knowledge of field monitoring equipment including; photo-ionization detectors, water level detectors, PH/temperature/conductivity meters, and other typical environmental monitoring equipment.
  • Knowledge of monitoring protocols for groundwater and air sampling including applicable environmental and health and safety regulations and regulatory requirements.
  • Ability to prepare and tabulate data to assist Project Managers in report preparation. Proficient in the use of a PC, specifically Microsoft Office suite of products (Word, Excel, and Outlook)

Additional Information

Clean Earth offers competitive benefits including health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance plans starting on the first day of employment; paid time off, wellness benefits, employee discount program, tuition assistance, and a 401k with company matching.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

If you have a difficulty applying for any job posted on Harsco Clean Earth's website because a disability prevents you from using the online system, Clean Earth offers the following alternate application procedure: Call toll free (833) 209-2659 and leave your name, phone number, city and state of residence. Clean Earth will arrange for an alternate method of applying and will consider your application together with all other applications received for the job. This line is dedicated to disability applications only. No other inquiries will receive a response.

Keywords: Harsco Corporation, Tacoma , Environmental Field Technician, Other , Tacoma, Washington

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