Environmental / Geologic Field Technician

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Employer
Moody and Associates, Inc.
Location
Washington, Dist. of Columbia, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 18, 2021
Closes
Jul 26, 2021
Ref
2260239754
Discipline
Other
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Field Technician I position is an entry level position with primary responsibilities to complete project-required tasks in the field and office.

TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Collect field samples of water, soil or other media in accordance with standard industry practice or according to Moody standard operating procedures.
  • Documentation of field conditions of media such as soil, groundwater, surface water, bedrock, air quality (gases), stream substrate and biological media.
  • Assemble, operate and maintain field instruments and equipment.
  • Prepare notes, sketches and site maps.
  • Complete entry and quality assurance/quality control tasks with large quantities of data produced from field activities.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor's degree in geology, environmental science or other related field and/or at least one year experience

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Individuals must be able to perform each essential duty at a minimum satisfactory level. The items below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

JOB-RELATED CHARACTERISTICS:
  • Possesses excellent problem solving and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task.
  • Is self-motivated and requires little supervision.
  • Communicates effectively in written and verbal mediums as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Possesses critical thinking skills including use of logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
  • Ability to work individually or with team members.
  • Is able to manage flexible work schedules and time efficiently.
  • Follows company and client mandated safety rules/practices and is safety conscious at all times.
  • Proficient with MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
  • Dependable (regular attendance necessary).
  • Collect field samples of water, soil or other media in accordance with standard industry practice or according to Moody standard operating procedures.
  • Documentation of field conditions of media such as soil, groundwater, surface water, bedrock, air quality (gases), stream substrate and biological media.
  • Assemble, operate and maintain field instruments and equipment.
  • Prepare notes, sketches and site maps.
  • Complete entry and quality assurance/quality control tasks with large quantities of data produced from field activities.

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