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AECOM is seeking an Environmental Technician to be based in Sacramento, CA, that is motivated, resourceful, results-oriented, and decisive. This is a field position that requires working outside, in inclement weather at times, walking in rugged terrain and at times lifting and carrying equipment weighing up to 50 lbs. The Technician must possess their own personal vehicle for travel to and from job offices.
**The responsibilities of this role include, but may not be limited to the following:**
+ Report to the Field Services Team Leader and take direction from that individual, project managers, task leaders, and senior technical staff.
+ Coordinate with task and project managers, and with on-site subcontractors and field staff, to support sampling, data collection, and field documentation.
+ Perform soil, sediment, soil vapor, and groundwater sampling, and monitoring well gauging.
+ Document efforts with detailed and legible field notes.
+ Perform operations and maintenance (O&M) of environmental remediation systems.
+ Operate field instrumentation and equipment.
+ Oversee work and safety of contractors.
+ Work independently and within large field teams.
+ Maintain sample chain of custody and ship samples, as required.
+ Collect and tabulate scientific data.
+ Complete daily field reports and forms documenting sampling, monitoring, O&M, and construction management activities.
+ Travel (1-2 weeks at a time) throughout the western US for temporary assignments.
+ HS diploma +2 years of relevant experience or demonstrated relevant equivalency of experience and/or education
+ Due to the nature of the work, U.S. citizenship is required
+ Must possess a valid driver's license
+ Excellent mechanical aptitude and background.
+ Current OSHA HAZWOPER 40-Hour Certification.
+ OSHA 10- or 30-Hour Construction Training course.
+ Experience collecting groundwater and soil vapor samples using approved sampling plans and industry accepted methods.
+ Self-motivated, able to follow through with challenging field and office assignments.
+ Experience with pneumatic and electric submersible pumps, basics of electric control panels, and conveyance piping
+ Able to operate various hand tools.
+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
+ Demonstrated organizational and time-management skills; flexibility to work on a multitude of diverse project tasks; eagerness to acquire new skills and meet new challenges.
+ Able to manage subcontractors.
+ Able to work well in a project team and a fast-paced environment.
+ Attention to detail on field notes and data quality.
+ Excellent attention to health and safety.
+ Experience working on active industrial and petroleum facilities.
+ Experience working with and maintaining groundwater and soil vapor extraction remediation systems.
Offered rate of compensation for California will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The hourly range for this position is $21.37 - $32.00/hr
AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.
With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.
AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Join us and let’s get started.
**Business Line:** Environment
**Business Group:** DCS
**Strategic Business Unit:** West
**Career Area:** Science
**Work Location Model:** Hybrid