Job Details

Job ID: #20511
Job Location United States
Company Terracon
Company Industry
Job Role Environmental - (other)
Employment Type Full-time
Monthly Salary

Preferred Candidate

Career Level no degree required
Residence Location United States

Job Description

Environmental Technician I
Environmental - (other)
Ohio, United States
Cincinnati, OH
Posted: 20/01/2018
Updated: 16/02/2018
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Environmental Technician I


Job Description

General Responsibilities:
Perform tests and sampling of environmental materials including air, groundwater, building materials, and noise.  Operates field monitoring equipment.  Assists with operation and maintenance of remediation systems.  Assists with asbestos surveys, asbestos abatement projects, and industrial hygiene projects.  Transport material samples or documents to the lab for further testing and analysis.  Tabulate and prepare data for written reports.  Cleans and maintains field monitoring equipment.  Adhere to strict safety standards. May assist with other environmental assessment activities.
Essential Role and Responsibilities:

  • Performs basic tests as directed using well-defined procedures
  • Assists in basic survey/ measurement data
  • Assists in operating and maintaining remediation systems
  • Assists in construction of groundwater monitoring wells
  • Assists higher level technicians on complex tasks.
  • Will be placed in a progressively increased role of training and responsibility in work assignments.
  • Follow safety rules, guidelines and standards for all projects.  Participate in pre-task planning.  Report any safety issues or concerns to management.   
  • Be responsible for maintaining quality standards on all projects.
  • Perform oversight, documentation, and air monitoring for asbestos, mold, and lead, remediation activities at all types of facilities, e.g. industrial, chemical, oil/gas, commercial, public, schools, etc.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.  
  • Minimum 0-2 years of relevant experience or the equivalent in training and related experience.
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.
  • High school diploma or equivalent. 
  • Minimum 0-2 years of relevant experience or the equivalent in training and related experience.
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.
  • Must be willing to travel. Travel may include overnight trips up to and including month or longer-term assignments
  • Must be able to pass medical exam and medically cleared to wear negative pressure respirator.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 30 lbs. of equipment throughout 8-hour shift.
  • Work hours may include nights and weekends, or extended shifts beyond 8 hours.
  • Ability to climb ladders and work in variable environments.


  • Indiana Asbestos Inspector and Abatement Supervisor licenses.
  • Ohio Asbestos Hazard Evaluation Specialist and Asbestos Hazard Abatement Specialist licenses.
  • Other national, regional, state, and local environmental related certifications requiring experience and written examination will also be considered if deemed appropriate by the Terracon Department Manager.


About Terracon

Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 3,500 employees in 130 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon’s growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.

EEO Statement

Terracon offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.

Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.

Employment Type

Regular, Full Time



Service Line


City, State (Office Location)

Cincinnati, OH

Job Category


  • Field of Practice: Environmental - (other)
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