Baton Rouge, LA
Environmental Field technician
Environmental Field Technician – Baton Rouge, LA
Our Client is seeking an Environmental Field Technician to support their Federal Programs in the Baton Rouge, LA area. The successful candidate will contribute to the profitable execution of a wide range of government projects, both large and small, within a team of professionals with well-defined goals.
Conduct field work such as soil/groundwater, air monitoring, sediment, and surface water samples for laboratory analysis.
Work with Project Managers and Field Team to set up all field equipment required for sampling activities.
Assist with drilling of soil bores, installation of monitoring wells at federal facilities.
Support geophysical, geologic and geotechnical mapping projects, and assist with GIS activities as needed.
Coordinate with environmental drillers, geophysical surveyors, excavation service providers, field laboratories, and land surveyor(s) subcontractors.
Assist with the installation and development of monitoring and remediation wells.
Maintain required safety training (e.g. HAZWOPER training, TWIC, CPR/AED training, etc.) Document all field activities in project logbooks.
Communicate regularly with environmental staff, operations personnel; management and other staff as applicable in a collaborative manner.
Champion Clients' safety culture.
Ensure each Client project is successful by being dependable and positive, performing client interface, and providing accurate, complete and timely paperwork.
Provide close communication with management providing details of projects and schedules.
Prioritize schedule to accomplish tasks for time-sensitive deliverables.
Ability to work independently, but also thrive in a team environment.
Other tasks as needed to meet project, client and corporate goals.
Minimum HS Diploma required.
Current driver’s license.
Ability to pass a drug/alcohol and federal background check for facilities and installations and industrial sites.
Ability to travel up to 50% of the time.
Ability to lift 50 lbs.
2+ years’ continuous experience in environmental, construction or industrial projects.
Current 40-hr HAZWOPER and/or 8-hr HAZWOPER refresher training.
ABOUT THE CLIENT:
Client Company was established in 1986 and is a Woman-Owned Small Business headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Over the past 37+ years the company has grown through acquisition and through the hard work of a staff that believes in our Core Values. Since 2007, the company has managed 144 federal government contracts with a total of 552 individual task order projects for a total contract value of over $774 million dollars for clients such as the General Service Administration, the US Army Corps of Engineers in 10 Districts, the US Coast Guard, the US Air Force, the US Army National Guard, the US Geological Survey, the US Navy, the National Park Service and FEMA. The company is growing, and their federal and commercial contract portfolio reflects that growth. They are building on a foundation of success by selecting the finest people to complement that growth.
The client is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Female/Minority/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity