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Environmental Sampling Technician

TJG Engineering & Environmental
Santa Barbara County, California, US
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Aug 21, 2021

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Environmental Sustainment and Restoration Consulting Services

Ventura, Santa Barbara, or Burbank, California Branch Office Locations

Title: Environmental Sampling Technician or Staff Level Environmental Scientist

Industry: Environmental Investigation and Remediation Consulting Services

Office Locations: Ventura, Santa Barbara, or Burbank, California (Flexible)

Award winning Environmental Site Investigation and Remediation Consulting firm utilizing innovative and traditional technologies to achieve site resolution and closures; actively seeks Environmental Sampling Technician or Staff Level Environmental Scientist in Southern California to assist with our current and future environmental projects in the West Region.

As an Environmental Sampling Technician or Staff Level Environmental Scientist you will perform environmental field work such as the collection of environmental media (soil, groundwater, surface water, soil vapor, indoor air, etc.) using various methodologies, completing field documentation using both hand-written and app-based hand held devices, and assisting the project team in integrating the collected data into reports that will drive future project decisions.

We are looking for a highly motivated, self-directed, customer-service-focused team player that is able to travel and work at military bases across the southwest (some at remote locations).

Environmental Sampling Technician or Staff Level Environmental Scientist Qualifications and Experience Requirements:

Ideal Environmental Sampling Technician candidates: will have 4+ years of continuous experience sampling environmental media

Ideal Staff Level Environmental Scientist candidates: will have a minimum of 1-2+ years of environmental sampling or environmental consulting industry experience and a Bachelors degree in Environmental Science, geology or similar scientific field.

Must have knowledge and experience sampling various environmental media including surface water, groundwater, soil, soil vapor and air.

Knowledge of RCRA, CERCLA and other regulations

Must be able to pass Federal Background Check in order to gain access to project sites

Must be able to pass DMV check and maintain acceptable driving record

Experience with multi-parameter water quality meters and other sampling equipment.

Must have ability to prepare clear, concise notes and document field progress and other aspects of project execution, such as logistical issues, inclement weather, health and safety items, etc.

Ability to effectively communicate with environmental project managers and other team members and trouble shoot issues independently.

Preferred Qualifications, Skills and Abilities:

Current 40 Hour HAZWOPER certification preferred

Ability to critically think, problem solve and make decisions especially while working in the field

Skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project

Good communicator and team player; able to work independently but understands lines of responsibility

Demonstrated problem solving ability

Prior experience working on active and former military installations is a plus


Our firms mission is to preserve, restore, and enhance the natural and constructed environment for future generations through successful project delivery for our customers. As a Native American, tribally-owned, SBA-certified 8(a) SDB providing environmental, engineering, science, construction, munitions, and specialized professional services solutions for customers nationwide.

Serving the federal market, our firm collaborates with our customers to achieve long-term environmental stewardship goals with reduced life-cycle program costs.

For federal and commercial customers, our firm provides diversified professional resources for training and education; research and engineering; and IT solutions.

California Office Locations: San Diego, Ventura, Burbank, Santa Barbara, and Walnut Creek, CA


Environmental Compliance Support

Project Examples:

Risk Assessment for RI/FS

Biosolids Recycling Facility Vitrification Decommissioning

Dredge Readiness and Operations Plan

Environmental Services and Engineering

Project Examples:

Ecological Risk Assessment (US EPA)

Independent External Peer Review

Removal Assessment for VOC Plume Sites

Time Critical Removal Action for National Wildlife Refuge

Munitions Response Services and Operational Range Clearance

Project Examples:

Explosive Decontamination Services at Air Force Bases

Naval Base Dredging UXO Support

Response and Recovery Activities

Operational Range Clearance and Range Residue Removal for the Navy

Environmental Site Investigation, Remediation, and Restoration

Project Examples:

Superfund Technical Assessment and Response Team Non-Emergency for US EPA

Abandoned Junk Yard Assessment and Removal Action

Abandoned Sewer Line Survey and Radiological Surveys

Excavation of Contaminated Soils

Monitoring Well Abandonment (National Wildlife Refuge)

Construction Support Services

Project Examples:

Building Renovations and Facilities Improvements at Naval Stations

Hazardous Materials Locker Refurbishment at Various Marine Corps Reserve Centers

Bridge Demolition


Working for our firm will offer opportunities for creative problem solving in a growing, dynamic work environment. To serve our customers ever-changing needs, we seek driven individuals with an ownership attitude to serve customers with applied scientific, engineering, and operational solutions. We need people who excel in a team-oriented atmosphere in which a collaborative and innovative attitude is celebrated. We value both technical and communication skills.

With our firm, you join a national multi-disciplinary environmental, engineering, science and construction firm committed to serving our customers with environmentally sustainable services, delivering modern and traditional solutions customized to cost-effectively meet each customers needs. Working with our firm, youll truly be an active participant in building a sustainable future.

Our firm is a great place to use your skills to solve complex, multi-discipline challenges, expand your capabilities, and create a rewarding career. Whether you are just beginning your career or are anywhere along the spectrum of practice, we encourage you to learn more about us and consider joining our thriving team.

COMPENSATION: Our firm offers a benefit program that fosters a culture of quality and cost-effectiveness and the fundamental interest in the health and general welfare of our employees. We provide our staff with top tier base salary plus performance bonuses and employee benefits such as paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick Days, Tuition Reimbursement, Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Company-paid Life/AD&D Insurance, Company-paid Long-term Disability Insurance, 401(k) Retirement Plan with Company Match, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Voluntary Benefits (Short-term Disability, Optional Life/AD&D Insurance, Critical Illness, Accident), Wellness Program, and Employee Referral Program


For immediate and entirely confidential employment consideration please email detailed resume to . Our Division Lead will contact you promptly for an initial exploratory interview.

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