• Environmental Technician

    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
    Professional & Technical
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking an Environmental Technician to join our team in Chelmsford, MA.


    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking an Environmental Technician to support our growing environmental compliance and assessment practices in Chelmsford Massachusetts. Position provides an opportunity for growth, including report preparation, development of regulatory knowledge and other tasks as qualified.   Wood is a multi-disciplined engineering, environmental, and construction services consulting firm comprised of approximately 60,000 employees located in every corner of the globe. 


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Work with complex systems and perform technical, mechanical and diagnostic tests
    • Operation and maintenance of multiple wastewater treatment systems; This includes on-site inspection, diagnostics, ordering of parts, repair, recalibration and testing to ensure proper performance in conformance with discharge limits
    • Troubleshooting, diagnosing and assisting with upgrades of wastewater pretreatment and groundwater remediation systems
    • Sampling of wastewater and stormwater discharges for permit required analyses, ensuring proper chain-of-custody procedures for sample delivery and review of analytical results
    • Sampling various media in support of hazardous waste site assessment and remediation, particularly low-flow groundwater sampling
    • Perform other field related activities as assigned by Group Manager
    • Periodic overnight travel

    Skills / Qualifications

    Required Qualifications:

    • Must pass drug test, physical and background check and possess a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company’s driving (MVR) policy
    • Valid driver’s license
    • Understand operation and maintenance of mechanical and diagnostic systems
    • Problem-solving skills
    • Communicate effectively with colleagues, clients and their supervisors, and have the ability to understand instructions and initiate them promptly  
    • Proficient in recordkeeping such as documenting actions when dealing with dangerous chemicals, complex equipment issues or working solo in the field
    • Possess “Attention to Detail” for the minute details of each project, whether that is diagnostic testing, working on complex systems or recording system issues
    • Ability to use hands with precision on small items and/or in small spaces

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • H.S. Diploma or equivalent required; A.S. degree in environmental science/technology preferred
    • 2 – 5 years of environmental experience or equivalent
    • Proficient in procurement processes such as ordering parts and supplies for client equipment
    • Possess or Pass (within 3 months of hire) Grade 2-Industrial Massachusetts Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators license
    • Possess or Pass a Massachusetts Class A/B Underground Storage Tank (UST) Operator Certification
    • Able to work as part of a team as well as independently, under minimal supervision
    • Ensure compliance with strict safety guidelines
    • Flexible to work outside normal business hours as required; May include weekend work
    • OSHA HAZWOPER 40-hour certification preferred
    • Will routinely be lifting heavy equipment consistent with company safety policies for weight limitation and proper lifting
    • Work may be inside or outside at all times of the year
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office and have a basic understanding of technology

    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 60,000 people, with revenues of over $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.  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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