Company: Wood
Skills: Environmental, Safety & Training
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking a motivated, skilled Environmental Technician to join our team in St. Louis, MO. The successful candidate will perform sampling of surface soil, surface water, and groundwater monitoring wells, in addition to 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 environmental scientists. This position requires an individual with effective communication skills as client and team interactions are expected. Candidates should be self-motivated, have experience working in a team environment, and be able to work on projects with variable complexity.

Key Responsibilities

This position will support a wide variety of environmental projects. Some of the responsibilities of this position will include:
  • 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
  • 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

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

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

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.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.