• Environmental Technician

    Location US-NY-Buffalo
    Posted Date 2 months ago(4/27/2018 2:13 PM)
    Job ID
    Area of Interest
    EN - Environmental and Social Impact Assessment
    Job Type
    Full Time
    # of Positions
    Education (Minimum)
    Associates Degree
    Experience (Years)
  • Job Responsibilities


    Golder Associates Inc. is currently seeking an Environmental Technician for the Buffalo office (located in Getzville, New York). This is a full-time hourly position with benefits and the possibility of overtime after 40 hours per week.


    • Work with an environmental compliance sampling team at a RCRA regulated waste management facility in the Erie-Niagara Region of Western New York. As required by the facility’s New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) 6 NYCRR Part 373 permit, the duties include:
      • performing daily RCRA inspections
      • performing surface water sampling including setting up and maintaining auto-samplers
      • conducting air and meteorological sampling
      • sampling wells and tanks associated with the groundwater extraction systems
      • conducting groundwater and leachate sampling
      • maintaining thorough inspection and sampling activity documentation and preparing detailed written summaries of inspection and sampling tasks/findings and issues
      • Participate in engineering projects that involve construction inspection, material testing and other field investigations, and assist in report writing and assembly, and data management.


    Job Requirements


    • Candidate must have an Associates degree (at a minimum) in an environmental science related field
    • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER and RCRA Hazardous Waste Generator training required
    • Must be able to wear a half-face air purifying respirator
    • Must be able to work outdoors in all seasonal weather conditions
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license
    • Ability to work on weekends and holidays required
    • Must have ability to travel 10% of schedule for out-of-town project opportunities, including periods of more than five days
    • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Able to work independently and as part of an inspection team
    • Due to the remote location of the Site assignment, qualified residents of Niagara County, New York will be given strong preference.


    Additional Information



    As a global, employee-owned organization with over 50 years of experience, Golder Associates is driven by our purpose to engineer earth’s development while preserving earth’s integrity.  From more than 160 offices worldwide, our over 6000 employees deliver solutions that help our clients achieve their sustainable development goals by providing a wide range of independent consulting, design and construction services in our specialist areas of earth, environment and energy.


    For more information, visit golder.com

    Our staff benefit from:


    • An option to purchase shares in Golder Associates
    • Career and personal development opportunities and support of personal growth
    • Employee mentoring program
    • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

    This projectsite is a long drive from our office and it would be preferable for us to have someone geographically closer




    Golder Associates Statement


    Golder Associates Inc. is a drug free employer and undertakes drug and alcohol testing as allowed by law and pursuant to its Drug Free Workplace Policy.   


    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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