Environmental Technician – Arvada
The Environmental Technician will be primarily responsible for accurately inspecting and reporting on construction site conditions relating to potential pollutants and the associated Best Management Practices (BMPs) implemented to prevent, control, and/or contain pollutants. Additionally, the individual may assist in a variety of environmental field activities, including, but not limited soil sampling, surveying, and remediation system operation and maintenance. This is a full-time position with typically 80-90% of time spent in the field.
- High school diploma or GED.
- Minimum of two years of applicable work experience. Environmental experience is a plus.
- Basic knowledge of hydrology, soils, wetlands, and erosion/sediment control. Certifications in erosion control and/or water quality practices are a plus.
- Experience working in the field and around contractors and clients.
- Excellent interpersonal/communication skills.
- Positive team-oriented attitude.
- A safety-first approach to all work activities.
- HAZWOPER and/or Safeland certification are a plus.
- Mechanical/construction skills are a plus.
- Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Access.
- Ability to travel locally, work independently, and work outdoors year-round.
- Have a valid driver’s license; motor vehicle record free of major infractions.
- Applicant must be able to pass a drug screen and baseline physical.
- Individual must be physically able to walk around sites, lift up to 50 lbs., and occasionally climb slopes and berms, and cross uneven terrain.
Compensation will be commensurate to work experience
- Perform fieldwork and inspect all potential pollutant sources and disturbed areas within the construction site perimeter and at access points for evidence of, or the potential for, pollutants leaving the construction site boundaries, entering the stormwater drainage system, or discharging to state waters.
- Evaluate all erosion and sediment control practices identified in the Stormwater Management Plan (SWMP) to ensure that they are maintained and operating correctly.
- Complete inspection report documentation to identify issues or otherwise verify compliance with federal, state, or local stormwater permits.
- Assist with data management and preparation of technical reports.
- Communicate regularly with Clients, Client, Group, and/or Project Managers, and Technical groups.
- Interact with contractor and clients in the field and with providing advice and consultation when
- Local travel to multiple project locations.
- Perform field activities and/or other duties as assigned.