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Environmental Technician I

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Glendale Heights, IL 60139
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Glendale Heights

Job Description:

Are you a driven individual looking for a long-term career in the environmental field? Do you enjoy serving others and providing memorable experiences? If so, Terracon has an immediate opening for you in our Glendale Height, IL office conducting industrial hygiene, asbestos, lead, mold and other environmental assessments on behalf of our diverse client base. We provide the training and the platform for you to become a successful professional. We provide our clients with fast, friendly, and valuable environmental consulting services to support their business needs. If this interests you, we want to talk!

General Responsibilities:

Perform tests and sampling of environmental materials including air, groundwater, building materials, asbestos, mold, and lead. Operates field monitoring equipment. May assist with asbestos and lead-based paint surveys, abatement projects, and Phase I environmental site assessments. Transport material samples or documents to the lab for further testing and analysis. Tabulate and prepare data for written reports. Adhere to strict safety standards.

Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

+ Perform basic tests as directed using well-defined procedures

+ Assistin basic survey measurement data

+ Assist in operating and maintaining remediation systems

+ Assistin the construction of groundwater monitoring wells

+ Assisthigher-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.


+ High school diploma or equivalent.BS in STEM-related field preferred.

+ Minimum 0-2 years of relevant experience or the equivalent in training and related experience.

+ Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.

Preferred Certification:

+ Asbestos and Lead certifications preferred, or willingness to obtain certification



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Posting Title:

Environmental Technician I – Industrial Hygiene

Employment Type:

Regular, Full Time

City, State (Office Location):

Glendale Heights, IL

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 5,000 employees in more than 150 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.

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

EEO Statement:

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.

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