Environmental Technician Job Description

Environmental Technician Job Description

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Environmental technician provides computer software programming support to computer programs developed within the GHD FIRST and IH programs.

Environmental Technician Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective environmental technician job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included environmental technician job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Performs inspections of tank farms, gypsum stacks, process ponds, air emissions, and other plant areas to assure compliance with regulatory requirements
Compiles environmental data and calculates estimated emissions by applying environmental science principles
Communicates and trains site personnel and contractors on regulatory requirements
Assist in the development and management of compliance procedures at facility level (recordkeeping/training)
Conduct emission inventories as required
Performs emergency response activities including, but not limited to chemical and water spills, etiological and biological contamination, tank cleaning, equipment decontamination
Quick and immediate response when on call, secure coverage for shift and communicate your replacement's name to the coordinator
Follow the GM hierarchy of RRR
Performing environmental testing according to US EPA, ASTM and other standard methods
Organizing and maintaining various projects

Environmental Technician Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Environmental Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: HAZWOPER, OSHA, MSHA, DOT, HUET, CBSP, EPA, IATA, RCRA, CPR

Education for Environmental Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the environmental technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Healthcare, Oral Communication, Performance, Environmental Science, Science, Engineering, Associates, Education, Geology, Chemistry

Skills for Environmental Technician

Desired skills for environmental technician include:

Department of Transportation
RCRA requirements/regulations
Regulatory requirements
Practices
Computer software programs that support the operation
Commonly-used concepts
Procedures within a particular field
Computer hardware and office software
Computers
Principles

Desired experience for environmental technician includes:

Stooping/Squatting
Hand Movement
Use of Foot Controls
Repetition
Assist and learn all aspects of work the environmental department carry out including stack emissions monitoring, ambient air quality monitoring, soil and groundwater monitoring and noise monitoring
AA or BS degree

Environmental Technician Examples

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Environmental Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an environmental technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for environmental technician
  • Collecting air compliance input data such as emission events and permit data
  • Organize/maintain Company Air Permits, Permits-by-Rule and Standard Air Permits for facilities by creating/maintaining a database to store this data
  • Initiate, perform and maintain the internal filing and recordkeeping of data to be used for Permian compliance assurance
  • Works with field staff, including foreman and superintendents to maintain a working understanding of current operations and upcoming projects, environmental requirements and permit status
  • Maintain Management-of-Change (MOC) issues on existing facilities to determine potential needs for permits and for documenting compliance
  • Assist air supervisor with due diligence investigations tracking associated with acquisitions and divestitures
  • Completes work with a positive attitude
  • Constructs and operates remediation systems as per job specifications
  • Uses field instruments and equipment as necessary to meet health and safety field sampling and O&M requirements
  • Works with Operations and EHS staff to support gas plant leak detection and repair program, including component tagging, LDAR contractor QA/QC, remonitoring of repaired components, MOC verification and P&ID mark-ups
Qualifications for environmental technician
  • Ability to read field maps
  • Due to nature of this work, U.S. Citizenship required
  • Able to perform single person lifts (
  • Must be able to maintain focus in distracting and sometimes noisy conditions
  • Must be able to follow procedure instructions precisely
  • Must be able to clearly document observations
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Environmental Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an environmental technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for environmental technician
  • Operates a fork lift or man-lift as needed
  • Orders environmental supplies
  • Keeps up professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies
  • Implements detailed, task level, day to day environmental programs, utilizing the Environmental work process, standards and procedures
  • Ensures that the environmental aspects of Operating Discipline are adequate and applied to achieve environmental performance goals
  • Acts as the Plant resource for related environmental information on procedures, guidelines and standards
  • Plant contact for environmental issues
  • Coaches teams and individuals on environmental related tasks and activities
  • Assists in developing and achieving area or plant Environmental goals
  • Performs / coordinates certain environmental monitoring, data collection, analyzing and reporting for the Plant
Qualifications for environmental technician
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in the environmental systems repair field is required
  • A working knowledge of the inspection, repair, and testing of the environmental system components of T-37/T-38 aircraft and associated engines is required
  • BS in Chemistry is preferred
  • At least 2-3 years of chemistry laboratory experience
  • Ability to operate a wide variety of lab equipment including GC/MS instruments
  • Experience in the SVOC methods
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Environmental Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an environmental technician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for environmental technician
  • Timely communication with facility personnel ensuring all LDAR field requirements are addressed per regulatory guidelines
  • Conduct field audits of LDAR programs
  • Respond to call outs
  • Collaborate and support other Environmental Team activities
  • Maintain thorough documentation for the listed responsibilities (maintain field notes, chain-of-custody documents, monitoring reports, hard copy file)
  • Evaluate and interpret technical data
  • Collect water, soil and air samples in accordance with appropriate protocols
  • Measure groundwater elevations
  • Operates mobile equipment to transport waste and coordinate proper storage
  • Support Health, Safety and Environmental requirements for Facility Operations and Remediation Operations
Qualifications for environmental technician
  • Ability to problem solve and fix mechanical problems in the field
  • Possess a pro-active attitude
  • Able to take direction and apply the lesson learned to similar circumstances
  • Knowledge of data collection and tabulation in support of scientific document production
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and support
  • Interaction with client may be required
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Environmental Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an environmental technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for environmental technician
  • Assist the plant in troubleshooting and improving production processes
  • Maintain safe, productive, and environmentally acceptable working conditions in the area and adhere to all plant and laboratory safety rules, policies, and standard operating procedures
  • Groundwater, surface water, monitoring well sampling, soil collection and sampling
  • Oversight of tanks removal and soil remediation work
  • Preparation of proposals, project organization, administration and completion of projects within budgetary requirements
  • Ensure compliance with hazardous waste laws and monitor the waste removal process
  • Ensure periodic monitoring / sampling of materials as required by regulatory permits
  • Prepare and submit required environmental permit applications and reports to regulatory agencies
  • Maintain required environmental plans for the facility
  • Oversee environmental inspections involving regulatory agencies
Qualifications for environmental technician
  • Contribute to important data collection and analysis activities
  • Ability to work as part of a team in remote field settings in challenging conditions (i.e., high temperatures, high humidity)
  • Formal botanical training for field identification of native and non-native plants occurring in Texas
  • HS Diploma, or B.S
  • Must possess good mechanical and electrical aptitude trouble shooting skills
  • Good mechanical aptitude, trouble shooting skills
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Environmental Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of environmental technician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for environmental technician
  • Perform environmental dosimeter exchanges
  • Maintain a supply of sampling containers required by analytical laboratories for a wide variety of analytical parameters to ensure all program requirements are met
  • Enter environmental sampling data into an existing computer-based data management system
  • Develop and/or maintain basic Excel spreadsheets for data tracking and reporting
  • Promptly communicate any safety issues
  • Stay current with changes in federal, state and local regulations and internal policies and procedures associated with all aspects of assigned work
  • Corrects deficiencies that may cause accidents, injuries, lost productivity or harm to equipment or that are inconsistent with client's requirements
  • Communicates Performs preventative and corrective maintenance on equipment when required
  • Interface with ORC staff and remain knowledgeable of changes in government regulations in order to ensure Olin Charleston properly maintains required data to demonstrate compliance with environmental permits as assigned
  • Work closely with operating personnel to eliminate pollution incidents and to ensure that proper preventative action is taken to eliminate potential incidents
Qualifications for environmental technician
  • Possessing a valid Firearms Acquisition Certificate preferred
  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER and confined space training, preferred
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint) experience required
  • ATV and 4WD drive experience
  • Must be open to variable schedule
  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, Technology, Engineering, or similar

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