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Environmental Field Technician

Company: WSP USA
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Environmental Field TechnicianReq ID 6628Environmental Field TechnicianWho We AreAt WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. Were looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all backgrounds. Thats why here at WSP, inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging are core principles. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!Our BusinessWe are a global leader in environmental consulting - made stronger with the recent acquisition of Golder - with world-class expertise in environmental, social and governance (ESG), climate resiliency & sustainability (CRS), and earth sciences. Combined we have over 14,000 multidisciplinary professionals worldwide collaborating daily to protect and conserve natural landscapes, create firm foundations for communities to stand on, and champion sustainable development to combat climate change.As part of the team, you will have access to an unparalleled network of resources and endless opportunities to collaborate on exciting projects with diverse teammates from across the globe.This OpportunityWSP is currently initiating a search for a Environmental Field Technician for our San Jose office. The following locations will also be considered: Sunnyvale and Roseville . Be involved in projects with our Waste Management Earth & Environment Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our clients objectives and solves their challenges.Environmental Field Technicians work with project managers or project professionals on a variety of groundwater, remediation, industrial, air and gas sampling/ monitoring and municipal solid waste/industrial/construction and demolition landfill projects. They work independently driving company trucks to various job sites collecting water, soil and gas samples. Technicians operate various types of generators, air compressors, pumps and pressure washers to take from monitoring wells. This individual should be able to follow regulatory requirements, standard operating procedures, and WSP protocols, exercise independent judgement and be able to complete tasks and projects with little to minimal oversight.This individual will be in the field at least 90% of the time with most of the work occurring between the San Francisco Bay Area, Central Valley, and the Central Coast. Candidates can be based remotely, but should plan on working out of one of our offices in the Sacramento region (Roseville) or South Bay (San Jose or Sunnyvale) once or twice a month.Your ImpactSampling and/or monitoring, which can include the following: soil, soil vapor, groundwater, surface water, air, landfill gas and leachateOperations and Maintenance (O&M) of pumps and other equipmentPerform repairs of field equipment and/or arrange for repair with vendorPackage, create chains of custody and transfer to courier or ship samples for laboratory analysisMaintain quality control standards and procedures for accurate and precise measurement and documentationGenerate complete, accurate, and concise documentation using electronic systems and field/work site notebookComply with safety guidelines and site-specific procedures which include but are not limited to, the maintenance of sample collection, location data, laboratory or statistical documentation, and logbooksPerform additional responsibilities as required by business needsWho You AreRequired QualificationsHigh school diploma or general education degree (GED)Minimum of 3 years'' related field experienceMust be mechanically inclined with experience operating and troubleshooting tools and equipmentAbility to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals, compute rate, ratio, percent, and draw and interpret bar graphsAbility to work both independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, and strong work ethic.Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 49 pounds unaided and 50-100 pounds with assistance and/or proper engineering controlsAbility to read project site location as-built plans and blue printsAbility to speak and hear, stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.Basic proficiency with business writing, office automation and communication software, technology, and toolsProficient self-leadership with attention to detail, multi-tasking, and prioritization of responsibilities in a dynamic work environmentMust be able to work up to 12-hours outdoors in hot or cold environments safely.Travel Required: 90%Valid U.S driver s license and satisfactory driving record.Preferred QualificationsAssociates or four-year degreeAn understanding of environmental or civil engineering, geology, chemistry or biology, or related disciplinesAn understanding of civil, mechanical or electrical construction or earthworksFirst Air/CPRMSHA and OSHA 40 hour Hazwoper training and certificate.Located in and/or willing to cover sites located between the San Francisco Bay Area, Central Valley, and the Central Coast of CaliforniaLI-AC2Additional RequirementsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.Additional DetailsTravel Required: 90%Job Status: RegularEmployee Type: FullPrimary Location: SUNNYVALE - LAKESIDE DRAll locations: US-CA-SunnyvaleAbout WSPWSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world''s leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employees career.At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.LI-HYBRID

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