Company: Wood
Skills: Maintenance Technician
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Irvine, California, United States

Overview / Responsibilities

Role Overview
Wood Environment & Infrastructure is seeking an Environmental Maintenance Technician to join our team in Orange County, CA. The successful candidate will operate, maintain, and monitor performance of groundwater and soil remediation systems, perform sampling of environmental media including soil vapor, soil, and groundwater, and other field tasks in support of environmental remediation projects. Work will include completing daily reports and logs and may draft simple or standard reports and may have some direct contact with clients. Works under general supervision of engineers, geologists, and other professionals.

Key Responsibilities
  • Perform construction work including piping and structural components
  • Perform mechanical maintenance of pumps and treatment equipment; changes process unit filters
  • Collect field measurements and readings from operating equipment and field instruments, record those data on field reports, and submit those reports to others
  • Evaluate field measurements and readings, and in consultation with others, make needed adjustments to operating equipment
  • Assist professional staff in procurement and installation of spare parts
  • Collect soil vapor, soil, and groundwater samples, prepare samples for testing, record data, and prepare summary reports
  • Use specialized equipment and apparatus to prepare analyses, reports, and/or technical drawings
  • Maintain results logs
  • Enter data and use analytical and design software applications
  • Confer with Engineer and Scientific staff on remediation system operations
  • Set up, maintain, and calibrate equipment and train others to do so
  • Provide some training in basic methods and procedures to lower level technical personnel
  • Operate computer systems and peripheral equipment
  • May observe and document routine construction operations and write routine field reports
  • May assist and observe contractor work on short and long term construction projects and interact with client, contractor or subcontractor representatives accordingly
  • May prepare work orders for repairs and/or requisitions for replacement of equipment
  • May perform a variety of non-technical tasks designed to assist others in preparing for and/or conducting office, laboratory or field activities and
  • May assist in other non-technical projects as appropriate.

Skills / Qualifications

Role Requirements
  • High school graduate or GED
  • Knowledge and understanding of subject matter and project focus
  • 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; and
  • Ability to prepare daily reports and submit those reports on a timely basis.

Physical Job Requirements
  • Ability to stoop, kneel, climb and lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to drive large pick-up truck; ability to drive a trailer helpful
  • Ability to use hands to operate field 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 and
  • Completion of annual or bi-annual employment physical, as required.

Machines, Tools and/or Equipment Used
  • May use a number of different pieces of field tools or equipment, i.e. hand tools, impact wrenches, other tools
  • Employee will be fully trained in the use of equipment necessary to accomplish their work
  • On occasion, office equipment such as photocopy machine and fax machine and
  • Personal computer and desk top software (e.g., MSOffice).

Work Environment
  • Will require work at remote sites around construction equipment, drilling rigs, and environmental contamination;
  • Overtime and overnight stays may be required; and
  • 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 .

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 40,000 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.