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Stantec Environmental Technician in San Antonio, Texas

Environmental Technician - ( 240001NT )

Description

Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

Stantec’s Gulf Coast Environmental Services group is currently seeking an Environmental Technician to assist in the development, execution, and delivery of environmental studies for a variety of resource, infrastructure, and development projects. This position can be based out of any of our Texas or New Mexico locations.

As an Environmental Technician, you will provide environmental assessments, subsurface investigations, remediation, and monitoring projects; sampling of soil, sediment, surface water, and groundwater; data interpretation/evaluation and deliverable preparation for our clients in the oil and gas, pipeline, manufacturing, federal, industrial, water resources, and other business sectors. The selected candidate will assist our team of environmental professionals with environmental assessments/monitoring, remediation, permitting, impact analysis, and various environmental investigations, studies, and surveys in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and across the Gulf Coast.

This position works as part of a larger natural resources team and will likely provide support to multiple Stantec offices. You will work in a highly dynamic team environment with scientists, geologist, biologists, engineers, water resource specialists, NEPA specialists, environmental planners, and regulatory experts. This position will include opportunities for both field and office work; it may also involve extensive travel and several days in the field and away from home.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Support and conduct site assessments (Phase I ESA, Phase II ESA)

  • Conduct fieldwork including various multimedia sampling (surface water, sediment, groundwater, soil gas, air, etc.) and drilling, utility, and construction oversight/supervision on a variety of project types (i.e. oil and gas, manufacturing, etc.)

  • Installation of soil borings, groundwater monitoring, and remedial wells using universal soil classification logging standards

  • Conduct aquifer testing, water level measurements, and elevation surveying

  • Support and conduct indoor and outdoor air quality assessments

  • Conducting assessments for hazardous materials including (but not limited to) asbestos, mold, lead, PCBs, and mercury

  • Performing operation and maintenance on various remedial systems

  • Collecting samples for accurate logging on chain of custody documents and submission to independent laboratories for analysis

  • Assisting with the operation and calibration of various field testing equipment

  • Technical report support including data entry/validation, figure preparation, and QA/QC

  • Writing technical reports that summarize methods, results, conclusions, and recommendations

  • Actively participate in maintaining Stantec's safety culture

  • Evening and weekend work may be required

  • Travel will be required, up to 75% within the U.S.

  • Work will be conducted under the supervision of a project manager.

  • Additional duties may be assigned and include, but are not limited to, handling day-to-day tasks such as:

    • Data management
    • Writing and preparation of reports, work plans, letters, and memoranda
    • Preparing cost estimates
    • Conducting project-related research (historical data, regulations, etc.)
    • Preparing periodic status/program reports

Qualifications

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Working knowledge of field sampling techniques, equipment maintenance or repair, or other activities

  • Must have the willingness to learn new skills while conducting fieldwork

  • Experience/knowledge of hazardous materials as emergency response is desirable

  • Experience conducting work under the regulatory authority of the TCEQ’s Texas Risk Reduction Program and the Railroad Commission of Texas; Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality; Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality; and Oklahoma Corporation Commission a plus

  • GIS experience a plus

  • Experience with operation and maintenance of various active remediation systems/technologies a plus

  • Conscientious, organized, and disciplined

  • High attention to detail and excellent organizational skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills, basic understanding of technical writing skills, and exceptional field note-taking skills

  • Proficient user of MS Office Suite software

  • Able to be flexible while working in a dynamic, challenging, and fast-paced environment

  • Experience working well in a team atmosphere and independently as required

  • Demonstrated ability to interface effectively and collaborate with clients, peers, management, and vendors to meet shifting needs

  • Understanding of policies and procedures for HSSE, including client-specific training (as required)

  • Knowledge of environmental compliance and permitting regulations of the USACE, USFWS, and state regulatory agencies an asset

  • Experience conducting wetland delineations and T&E habitat characterization a plus

  • 40hr OSHA HAZWOPER Training required

  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record required

  • Ability to pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen is required

  • Willing and able to travel up to 75% including weekends when necessary

  • Able to conduct fieldwork in potentially remote areas for extended periods including overnight travel

  • Able to conduct fieldwork with exposure to the elements including inclement weather

  • Ability to lift and move items or equipment up to 50 lbs.

Education and Experience Minimum of 2 years of related experience

A BS or MS in Geology, Engineering, Environmental Sciences or related Earth Sciences preferred

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : United States-Texas-Austin

Other Locations : United States-Texas-Fort Worth, United States-Texas-Plano, United States-Texas-Irving, United States-Texas-San Antonio, United States-New Mexico-Las Cruces, United States-New Mexico-Roswell, United States-Texas-Houston, United States-New Mexico-Albuquerque, United States-New Mexico-Silver City

Organization : BC-2353 EnvSvcs-US Gulf West

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 75 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Apr 16, 2024, 12:01:12 PM

Req ID: 240001NT

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Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

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