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WSP USA Environmental Field Technician in Redmond, Washington

Environmental Field Technician

Req ID 6891

Environmental Field Technician

Who We Are

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all backgrounds. That’s why here at WSP, inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging are core principles. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

Our Business

We are a global leader in environmental consulting - made stronger with the recent acquisition of Golder - with world-class expertise in environmental, social and governance (ESG), climate resiliency & sustainability (CRS), and earth sciences. Combined we have over 14,000 multidisciplinary professionals worldwide collaborating daily to protect and conserve natural landscapes, create firm foundations for communities to stand on, and champion sustainable development to combat climate change.

As part of the team, you will have access to an unparalleled network of resources and endless opportunities to collaborate on exciting projects with diverse teammates from across the globe.

This Opportunity

WSP is currently initiating a search for an Environmental Field Technician for the Redmond, WA office. Be involved in projects with our Site Assessment and Restoration, Earth & Environment Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.

Your Impact

  • Operating and maintaining environmental remediation systems such as water treatment systems and soil vapor extraction systems.

  • Conduct monitoring events that include following standards and procedures for sampling of groundwater, soil gas, soil, sediment, stormwater, and surface water.

  • Supervising the drilling and installation of groundwater monitoring wells and geologic logging of soils during drilling and site environmental investigations.

  • Perform field measurements and calculations.

  • Record and compile field data using tablets and field meters.

  • Ensure the safety and health of yourself, WSP employees, and their on-site contractors; and protect the environment in which we work.

  • Equipment calibration, maintenance and repair.

  • Perform assigned office duties, such as data entry, processing borehole logs, presenting data, and supporting report preparation.

  • Coordinate and communicate with client representatives, subcontractors, homeowners, and WSP employees.

  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.

  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma

  • Three years of relevant experience

  • Must be able to pass a HAZWOPER physical.

  • Ability to independently complete field assignments and summarize field data for use in reporting

  • Proficient MS Office skills and data collection tablets

  • Ability to safely lift 40 pounds

  • Strong commitment to safety, including following established Health and Safety protocols

  • Strong initiative, problem-solving and communication skills, and attention to detail

  • Good verbal and written communication skills and a professional attitude

  • Willingness to travel for field assignments as dictated by project demands (including to remote locations and outside work in various climates up to 50% of time)

  • Working outdoors in all weather conditions.

  • Must successfully complete and pass WSP’s Motor Vehicle screening.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two-year technical degree in the field of engineering, environmental sciences, geology, or related discipline

  • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER

  • Hands-on field experience, including familiarity/experience with maintenance of remediation systems, groundwater and soil sampling techniques and field procedures

  • Should be mechanically inclined and self-motivated


Additional Requirements

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

  • Travel Required: 50%

  • Job Status: Regular

  • Employee Type: Full

  • Primary Location: REDMOND - NE UNION HILL RD

  • All locations: US-WA-Redmond

About WSP

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a flexible, agile and hybrid workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.