• Environmental Field Technician

    Job ID
    2019-1268
    Job Locations
    US-MA-Boston | US-MA-Weymouth
    Category
    Construction
  • Company Overview

    VERTEX is regarded as one of the premier engineering, construction, environmental and IT companies serving many top insurance companies, real estate owners, contractors, banks, real estate investors and attorneys across the country. VERTEX has 25 offices worldwide and a dedicated staff of over 450 engineers, architects, environmental, and construction professionals. VERTEX offers comprehensive solutions for construction and environmental exposures. With 55,000 projects completed since inception, our experience speaks for itself.

     

    In late 2013, VERTEX implemented an Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP). VERTEX’s employee-owners help our clients identify and mitigate risks to a project’s physical, environmental and economic well-being; it drives every decision we make. We offer highly personalized and customized service to address highly specialized challenges. By applying technical and scientific skills to our clients’ real business challenges, VERTEX creates integrated solutions that minimize risks while achieving the required results.

     

    For more information about VERTEX visit us here http://vertexeng.com/.

    Responsibilities

    The Vertex Companies, Inc. (VERTEX) is looking for an Environmental Field Technician to join our Remediation team.  VERTEX is a rapidly growing, multi-national consulting firm that is experiencing exponential growth, and we’re looking to augment our team of talented individuals. The associate-level individual we are looking for will enjoy the challenge of working on multiple fast-paced projects, working with senior staff, and providing field oversight on a variety of projects. More specific details are described below.

     

    Core Responsibilities

    • Perform soil sampling, groundwater monitoring well sampling, environmental treatment system water and air sampling, environmental treatment system operation and maintenance and remediation injections.
    • Provide construction and subcontractor oversight.
    • Conduct site visits and documentation.
    • Schedule and coordinate subcontractor activities for project.
    • Prepare and implement Health and Safety Plans for the site where required.
    • Make employee safety a priority both in-house and on-site, in accordance with corporate policy.
    • Assist with data entry and report preparation as required.
    • Represent VERTEX to the client in a professional manner.

     

     Position Requirements

    • Moderate travel and/or field work (valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle required).
    • Basic mechanical and electrical skills.
    • Able to communicate effectively (written and verbal) with co-workers, clients and subcontractors.
    • Able to work with minimal oversight, but take direction from Senior managers.
    • Able to meet deadlines, both internally and externally.
    • Other project duties as assigned by senior staff.

     

    Qualifications

    Education

    • Associate’s degree in Environmental Engineering, Geology, Environmental Science, or related field.
    • Related environmental field experience, supplemental degrees / certifications are welcome.

    Experience

    • 2-4 years of previous experience as an Environmental Field Technician or relevant remediation experience.
    • Desired, but not required, experience in technical activities directly related to Environmental Assessment activities, including report writing and field investigation.
    • Experience with maintenance, repair and troubleshooting of environmental remediation systems.

    Knowledge & Skills

    • Must be able to perform complex tasks and handle multiple priorities, and can perform exceptionally under high stress conditions.
    • Knowledge of computer operations and standard software packages (Word, Excel spreadsheets, etc.) required. 

    Special

    • Position requires Health & Safety Certification pursuant to OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 (HAZWOPER 40 Hour) – training provided if required.
    • OSHA 10 or 30-Hour training is preferred, training provided if necessary.

    Physical Requirements

    • Walk job sites during inspections, sometimes on uneven terrain in adverse weather conditions.

    EEO Statement

    VERTEX is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity. M/F/D/V. 11

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