Electrical/Electronics and Mechanical Engineering:
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Hourly position with 1.5x overtime after 40 hour week. Perdiem and company provided lodging for out of town assignments.
Internal Number: 598196
Geosyntec is seeking a Senior Environmental Technician to join our team in Kennesaw, Georgia. The role will assist with sample collection of diverse materials including, but not limited to, soil, sediment, water, and air for environmental tests; compile construction quality assurance (CQA) monitoring data related to landfill and environmental remediation construction projects, provide neat, accurate, and comprehensive documentation of all field-related activities to senior level project personnel; and provide additional field and office support to geologists and engineers for a diverse private and public sector client base. The role requires the ability to comprehend construction plans and specifications and a willingness to perform extensive fieldwork and travel for extensive periods of time, including overnights, weekends, and holidays; and a strong willingness to work outdoors with interest in building a career in the environmental consulting field.
Our clients ask us to address their new ventures and most challenging problems involving the environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure. Geosyntec is internationally known for its technical leadership, broad experience, and exceptional client service. Learn more by visiting www.geosyntec.com
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Oversee contractor activities and performance on a wide variety of project including remediation projects, landfill construction, and industrial process projects;
Perform field and on-site laboratory tests on soil, geosynthetics, aggregates, and other materials primarily associated with landfill and/or waste containment system construction;
Monitor activities on job sites to assure compliance with relevant contract documents (e.g. technical specifications, construction drawings, sampling plans, CQA plans etc.);
Provide CQA monitoring on several types of construction and/or environmental activities on enviro-civil construction sites;
Perform multi-media sampling in support of investigations, monitoring programs, and other data collection centric projects;
Prepare daily and weekly field reports, construction schedules & progress reports;
Assure project documentation is correct and consistent with company policy & procedures;
Interact with project personnel (contractors, project managers, engineers & clients) and assist in cultivating an integrated team approach through open lines of communications and participation in work progress meetings;
Assist in the preparation of the final reports, work plans, health and safety documents, and the assembly of report appendices;
Observe and abide by the policies and procedures outlined in the site-specific project health and safety plans and the company’s Environmental Health and Safety Management policies and procedures; and
Perform tasks in other company practice areas including general construction services, environmental sampling, contractor oversight, or construction quality assurance activities, as needed.
Here are some other things you should know about this position:
Training: This position requires OSHA health and safety, first aid, and CPR training and medical monitoring, paid for by the firm. We also offer professional and technical development opportunities including in-house seminars, webinars, and mentoring, that allow our staff to build the technical and business skills necessary to become successful consultants.
Fieldwork: Up to 90%
Overnight travel: Up to 90%
Your success is our success. We encourage our technicians and professionals to continually develop their interests and skills. Advancement is based on an individual’s own performance and initiative.
EDUCATION AND LICENSURE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED). (required)
Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in science, construction management, engineering, physical science, environmental science, or related subjects. (preferred)
Technical Certifications. (preferred)
Geosynthetic Certification Institute – Inspectors Certification Program (GCI-ICP) for Compacted Clay Liners and Geosynthetics; or
National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET), Level 2 Soil; or
International Code Council (ICC) Soil Inspector
SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum of 4 years of applicable experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. (required)
Technical experience in construction services, geotechnical, environmental, or related engineering disciplines. (preferred)
Experience reading and interpreting construction drawings, including survey and topographical drawings. (required)
Experience ensuring field activities comply with construction plans and specifications and the ability to monitor several different types of activities simultaneously. (required)
Experience with the operation of industry typical monitoring and data collection equipment, including but not limited laptop and handheld computers, Troxler moisture /density gauges, scales, Elkins or GEM, and other equipment. (required)
Experience with multi-media sampling including soil, water, and air (preferred).
Practical field experience conducting operation and maintenance of mechanical systems including simple troubleshooting of mechanical and electrical systems. (preferred)
Exposure to the execution of in-situ and ex-situ remediation projects technologies such as chemical injection technologies, pump and treat systems, and landfill gas recovery systems (preferred).
Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word software programs. (required)
Strong mathematical background with the ability to perform calculations in basic geometry and use of algebra. (required)
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team, be self-motivated and possess a strong work ethic. (required)
Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 49 pounds unaided and 50-100 pounds with assistance and/or proper engineering controls. (required)
Ability to speak and hear, stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. (required)
Valid U.S. driver’s license, satisfactory driving record, and reliable transportation, for business travel. (required)
Geosyntec strives to hire and retain the best and brightest people in their fields. We look for exceptional interpersonal skills, communication skills, and problem-solving abilities, plus the passion for technical excellence and quality. We seek individuals with leadership potential, a commitment to lifelong learning and growth, and the desire to build a long and rewarding career with a growing Firm.
Geosyntec is a great place to build a career. If you're looking for an exciting place to work, a place with challenging and rewarding projects, and a place that has been nationally recognized for its employees' quality of life, technical expertise, and business success, then Geosyntec may be the place for you. You can learn more about careers and employment at Geosyntec by visiting http://www.geosyntec.com/careers/
We are a vibrant, practice-centered business with a strong desire for continuous self-improvement and ongoing reinvention to meet the evolving needs of our current clients and to productively engage with new ones. We are highly regarded in core markets for delivering tailored, best-value solutions and for partnering with our clients. We are true professionals and consummate team players. As an employee-owned, practitioner-led firm, we create exceptional career opportunities for our employees through involvement in challenging projects, effective mentoring, and broad engagement with clients. We are more than 1,700 engineers, scientists, and related technical and project support personnel committed to technical leadership and client service as the foundations for producing practical, efficient, and sustainable solutions for our clients. We develop and refine services to clients in markets where innovation can deliver practical solutions to our clients when compared to traditional approaches. We focus on service offerings where technical leadership creates exceptional value for clients. Since our founding in 1983, Geosyntec has completed thousands of projects worldwide with an out...standing safety record. Our experience delivers on the potential of innovative applications of proven and emerging scientific and engineering technologies.