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Entry-Level Environmental Field Technician

Rincon Consultants, Inc
Oakland, California, US
Closing date
May 25, 2022

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
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Job Description
Rincon Consultants, Inc. is seeking an Entry-Level Environmental Field Technicianto join the Environmental and Earth Systems team in Oakland, California! The ideal candidate excels working with a team, is self-directed, adaptable, entrepreneurial, and aligned with Rincon's core values and mission. This position will be primarily field-based, with opportunities to develop management and reporting skills as responsibilities increase.

What Do You Get To Do In This Position:
  • Conduct field sampling in support of a large abatement project
  • Deploy air monitoring and sampling devices and interpret results in support of abatement activities
  • Expand knowledge of health and safety methods, such as donning and doffing personal protective equipment, and developing and enforcing action levels
  • Prepare standard operating procedures for field activities
  • Independently travel to project sites to conduct assessments, clearance testing, and project monitoring
  • Execute storm water compliance programs for large infrastructure projects and industrial sites
  • Conduct site inspections and reconnaissance in support of environmental site assessments and coordinate closely with teaming partners
  • Identify, comprehend, and apply regulatory requirements to each project and situation
  • Contribute to preparation of a diverse range of reports and technical documents with a focus on accuracy, clarity, succinctness and document QA/QC
  • Work with Project Managers and Principals in developing creative environmental project strategies and providing strong client representation and advocacy to regulatory agencies

This Job Might Be For You If You Have The Following:
  • Minimum B.A./B.S. in Environmental Science, Engineering, Geology, or another related field
  • Passion for the environment and science
  • 1-3 years of experience in the field
  • Willingness to travel to job sites daily and travel for work within the Bay Area 90% of the time
  • Experience working with an Environmental Consulting Firm
  • Current California Certified Asbestos Consultant (CAC) and/or Site Surveillance Technician (CSST) (not required)
  • OSHA 40 Hour HAZWOPER training (required)
  • Ability to problem-solve in the field and are mechanically inclined
  • High motivation with excellent technical writing and documentation skills, a talent for interpersonal communication, and the ability to work independently and as part of a team

Rincon Consultants, Inc. is an award-winning leader in providing quality environmental consulting services throughout California. Recognized as the #1 ‘Best Environmental Services Firm to Work For' by the Zweig Group in 2021, our 400+ associates in 12 offices are dedicated professionals who combine their passion with our purpose. We partner with clients in sectors such as transportation, energy and infrastructure, oil and gas, water, commercial, private development, and government. If hired, we require proof that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.

Total Rewards Package* Includes:

HMO, PPO, HDHP, Health Savings Account options
Three Weeks Vacation accrued in the first year
401(k) / Profit Sharing Retirement Plan
2x/Year Bonus Opportunities
Paid Sick Leave
Eight Paid Holidays
Flexible Spending & Dependent Care
Employer-paid life and long-term disability insurance
Dental, vision, prescription drug
Supplemental life insurance
Volunteer Pay for a Day
Legal Shield, Identity Protection, Pet Insurance
Professional Development
Patagonia Merchandise Partnership
And much more!

*All programs subject to review and change and are provided for regular, full-time employees scheduled to work 30+ hours per week

Rincon Consultants, Inc does not accept unsolicited applicant/candidate resumes from search firm recruiters and/or temporary agencies that do not have a signed contract and specified work order with Rincon Consultants. Further, such resumes received will be deemed the sole property of Rincon Consultants and no fees will be paid in the event Rincon Consultants subsequently hires such individual. Rincon Consultants is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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