• Title
    Environmental Technician
    Requisition ID
    2018-31300
    Work Location
    US-AZ-Phoenix
    Department / Discipline
    Environmental
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Do you like to work outdoors and troubleshoot electric motors and mechanical equipment? Are you looking for an opportunity to work with an established environmental firm that values its employee’s enthusiasm and contributions? We encourage you to apply to join our team of friendly, dedicated and collaborative professionals. Our ideal candidate is seeking challenging work and the opportunity to make a difference.

     

    The Phoenix office of Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking an Environmental Technician to support our growing environmental compliance practice. Our office is a leading engineering consulting business in Arizona, providing multi-disciplinary solutions covering all aspects of environmental consulting services, geotechnical engineering, infrastructure design and management, construction services, materials testing/engineering and water supply and resources services.

     

    Key Responsibilities

     

    • Operate and maintain various remediation systems (groundwater and soil) throughout Arizona; Duties include troubleshooting, routine and non-routine operations and maintenance (e.g., electric motors, mechanical pumps, electrical power supply systems, etc.), field testing and recording
    • Accurate and appropriate data gathering in support of performed field activities, with subsequent generation of clearly-written and understandable daily field reports
    • Collect environmental soil, groundwater and air samples
    • Some sites may require occasional overnight travel

    Skills / Qualifications

    Basic/Required Qualifications

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Self-starter with good written and verbal communication skills
    • Good mechanical skills
    • Flexible to work outside normal business hours as required
    • Willingness to travel to project sites - Approximately 10% overnight travel
    • Must pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy
    • Ability to understand procedural manuals and execute work orders
    • Attention to detail
    • Ability to follow directions

    Preferred Qualifications

    • OSHA HAZWOPER 40-hour certification
    • High-level mechanical and electrical aptitude
    • Experience operating and maintaining SVE, groundwater capture, adsorption (granular activated carbon, ion exchange, etc.), In-Well Air Stripping (IWAS), chemical oxidation (e.g., hydrogen peroxide/ozone, permanganate, persulfate, etc.) and thermal treatment (e.g., thermal and catalytic oxidizer) systems

    Physical Demands

    • Field activities may require working in unfavorable weather conditions
    • Field activities may require working in specialized protective equipment supplied by employer; Candidate must be physically capable of performing tasks in such equipment
    • Ability to lift 40 pounds
    • Close, distance, and peripheral vision; normal auditory function
    • Must complete employment physical demonstrating ability to meet job requirements, including the ability to wear a respirator, as required
    • Completion of annual or bi-annual employment physical, as required

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.

    www.woodplc.com

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

     

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