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Environmental Field Technician  Pittsburgh, PA  Posted: 12/8/2021
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Permanent Full Time

Technical Solutions Inc. is currently seeking an Environmental Field Technician for our client, a privately held company providing environmental consulting, engineering, and technical services in the Pittsburgh, PA tri-state region. 
Position Overview:
The Environmental Field Technician position is an entry level position with primary responsibilities to complete project-required tasks in the field and office. Projects may involve air/water pollution sampling, hazardous waste management, biological monitoring, etc. This is a great opportunity for graduates of environmental science, geology, geography, and civil engineering programs who are interested in gaining valuable field experience in a growing market sector.
Essential Functions:
  • Collect field samples of water, soil, or other media in accordance with standard industry practice or according to standard operating procedures.
  • Documentation of field conditions of media such as soil, groundwater, surface water, bedrock, air quality (gases), stream substrate and biological media.
  • Assemble, operate, and maintain field instruments and equipment.
  • Prepare notes, sketches, and site maps.
  • Complete entry and quality assurance/quality control tasks with data produced from field activities.
  • Participates in environmental audits and prepare data summaries, data tables, mapping and presentation, and preparation of environmental reports.
  • Support other field and office related activities as needed.

Job Requirements


Education & Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Science, Geology, Engineering or related field from a four-year college or university.
  • At least one (1) year of experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong work ethic with good attitude and interpersonal skills.
  • Possesses excellent problem solving and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task.
  • Is self-motivated and requires little supervision.
  • Communicates effectively in written and verbal mediums as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Possesses critical thinking skills including use of logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
  • Ability to work individually or with team members.
  • Is dependable and able to manage flexible work schedules and time efficiently.
  • Follows company and client mandated safety rules/practices and is safety conscious at all times.
  • General computer skills / Microsoft Office / Adobe Acrobat.
  • Proficient in using the Internet to research information.
  • Ability to successfully pass government security checks.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and credit card with the ability to travel as needed.
  • Industry-specific certifications preferred.
Technical Solutions Inc. provides a wide range of staffing services throughout Western Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. Simplify the job search process by letting us do all the work! With 30 years of expertise, we have the resources, techniques and insights to guide your job search. Our staff will work with you one-on-one to understand your needs and discuss your options. We can even send your resume to multiple job openings that you are a fit for, giving you opportunities to choose from. We reach out to hiring managers for feedback, coordinate and schedule interviews, and advocate on your behalf so that you get the best offer possible. At TSI, we genuinely care about our employees and want to see you succeed. No candidate is ever promised something we do not deliver. The best part is that there are no fees or cost for any of our services. For more information on our company and to view all of our exciting job opportunities, please visit or give us a call at 724-733-2100.


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