Company: Amec Foster Wheeler
Skills: Environmental Engineer
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Nashville, 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 join our team in Nashville, TN. The successful candidate will perform sampling of groundwater wells, may perform some operation and maintenance of soil and groundwater remediation equipment and systems, and other field tasks in support of environmental remediation projects.  Additional tasks may also include assistance with report preparation and some direct contact with clients.  The employee would work under general supervision of engineers, geologists and other professionals. 


Key Responsibilities

  • Collect field measurements and readings from operating equipment and field instruments, record those data on field reports and submit those reports to others
  • Conduct field activities (e.g., sampling, testing), perform data analysis and quality control, provide technical support and prepare reports
  • Act as a data gatherer and prepare portions of deliverables with proficiency in Word and Excel computer programs at a minimum
  • Prepare field reports, internal correspondence and sections of formal reports
  • Use testing equipment
  • Evaluate field measurements and readings, and in consultation with others make needed adjustments to operating equipment
  • Perform light construction work including piping and structural components
  • Assist staff in procurement and installation of equipment and parts
  • Enter data and use analytical and design software applications
  • Work with Engineer and Scientific staff on remediation system operations
  • Set up, maintain, and calibrate equipment and train others
  • Observe and document routine construction operations and write routine field reports
  • Assist and observe contractor work on short and long term construction projects
  • Interact with client, contractor or subcontractor representatives on project sites
  • Prepare work orders for repairs and / or requisitions for replacement of equipment
  • Perform a variety of non-technical tasks designed to assist others in preparing for and / or conducting office, laboratory or field activities
  • Assist in other non-technical projects as appropriate

Skills / Qualifications

  • High school graduate or GED
  • Valid driver’s license and insurable driving record
  • Must pass Health and Safety Training and Defensive Driving Courses upon hire
  • Understanding of applicable scientific methods and technical methodologies
  • Ability to use laboratory test equipment in an effective and safe manner
  • Ability to understand procedural manuals and execute work orders
  • Ability to prepare reports and documentation independently
  • Attention to detail and ability to train others
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Ability to prepare daily reports and submit those reports on a timely basis

Work Environment

  • Will require work at remote sites around construction equipment, drilling rigs and impacted environmental material
  • Overtime and overnight stays may be required
  • Some fieldwork may require working with hazardous materials and in hazardous conditions


  • May spend most or all of time in the field including at sites remote from the office as part of on-site team

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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