Company: Amec Foster Wheeler
Skills: Environmental Engineer
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Knoxville, TN, US
Status: Active

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is seeking an Environmental Technician to collect environmental samples from a variety of media including soil, sediment, groundwater, air, etc. Candidate will be expected to travel more than 50% of the time.


Key Responsibilities

  • Collect sediment, soil and groundwater samples and prepare samples for testing, record data, and prepare summary reports
  • Conduct indoor air quality investigations
  • Perform field tests according to prescribed procedures, processes and standards using field instruments and other environmental equipment
  • Prepare and maintain field logs and prepare reports electronically
  • Accurate and appropriate data gathering in support of performed field activities, with subsequent generation of clearly-written and understandable daily field reports

Skills / Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Preferably with 5+ years environmental field technician experience
  • Ability to use laboratory and / or test equipment in an effective and safe manner
  • 40 hour OSHA HAZWOPER trained
  • Self-starter with good communication skills
  • Flexible to work outside normal business hours as required
  • Willingness to travel to project sites with Approximately 50% to 75% overnight travel
  • Ability to understand procedural manuals and execute work orders
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow directions
  • Must pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the company's driving (MVR) policy  

Physical Requirements  

  • Ability to stoop, kneel, climb and lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to use hands to operate field equipment
  • Field activities may require working in unfavorable weather conditions
  • Field activities may require working in specialized protective equipment supplied by employer;  Candidate must be physically capable of performing tasks in such equipment
  • Close, distance, and peripheral vision; normal auditory function
  • Must complete employment physical demonstrating ability to meet job requirements, including the ability to wear a respirator, as required
  • Completion of annual or bi-annual employment physical, as required
  • Valid driver’s license and insurable driving record
  • Must pass Health and Safety Training and Defensive Driving Courses upon hire

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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