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Environmental Technician- Madera/Merced

197 SWW
San Jose, CA 95113
  • Job Code
    19700000135

Do you thrive in dynamic environments working outdoors and have the ability to pursue excellence in environmental projects, routine/non routine maintenance, testing and consulting on landfills? Tetra Tech is expanding our tea and looking for hard working individuals who have experience or may be new to the environmental field.

Our project sites offer a unique work environment that specializes in a wide variety of project sites where we are conducting specialized testing, monitoring, and performing maintenance activities at our facilities. Your role will be assisting other experienced team members to conduct:

Summary:

  • Operation and maintenance activities on landfill gas (LFG) and landfill fluids collection systems
  • Perform landfill gas, surface water, leachate, soil and air sampling
  • Assist project managers with the procurement of materials, equipment, and supplies for projects
  • Perform maintenance on systems components to ensure or restore proper operation and compliance
  • Environmental data collection and interpretation and general office assistance such as filling out paperwork and submitting reports

    Responsibilities:

  • Respond to LFG and landfill fluid collection systems call-out devices
  • Walk long distances, up and down steeply sloped landfills and outdoor terrain
  • Work in extreme (hot and cold) weather conditions safely
  • Lift a minimum of 50 pounds on a non-consistent basis
  • Pass a company paid, baseline health physical and drug screening, as required
  • Ability to obtain, and keep in good standing, a valid driver's license and ability to drive to job sites
  • Complete the USEPA HAZWOPR, 40-hour, environmental health and safety class, and annual 8-hour refresher classes
  • Ability to troubleshoot mechanical and electrical systems failures
  • Ability to develop a good working knowledge of flame-ionization detectors, photo-ionization detectors, explosive gas detectors, water level detectors PH/temperature/conductivity meters and other typical environmental monitoring equipment
  • Light equipment operation, HDPEpipe fusion experience a plus
  • Ability to learn general gas, soil, and air sampling techniques including applicable environmental and health & safety regulations and regulatory requirements
  • Ability to be familiar with operation and maintenance techniques for landfill gas and landfill fluids collection systems as well landfill gas data, data processing techniques and databases
  • Ability to create professional business documents (letters, reports, memoranda, etc.)

    Requirements:

  • Minimum High School Diploma and 1 year of general working experience
  • Preferred A.S or B.S Degree in environmental, or other natural science (geology, biology, ecology etc.)
  • Proficient in the use of a PC, specifically Microsoft Office suite of products (Word, Excel, and Outlook)

    About Tetra Tech:

    Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. We combine the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. We are Leading with Science to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients.

    At Tetra Tech, we provide a collaborative environment that supports individual performance, innovation, and creativity. We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits. Learn more by visiting http://www.tetratech.com/en/benefits .

    For more information on our company, please visit our website at www.tetratech.com . To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at www.tetratech.com/careers .

    We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

    Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

    EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability - No calls or agencies







  • Posted: 2019-10-31 Expires: 2019-11-29
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