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Environmental Technician I

Employer
City of Garland, TX
Location
Rowlett, Texas, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 30, 2022

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Sector
Government
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Permitting
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Responsible for monitoring industrial user facilities and wholesale customers to ensure wastewater effluent compliance with State, Federal and Local regulations.

Target Hiring Range: $16.50/hr - $20.50/hr
  • Visually inspect facility and perform on site pH testing and industrial sample collection and preparation for analysis based on Federal, State and local rules and regulations.
  • Transport collected samples to laboratory.
  • Prepare sample chains-of-custody for all samples to determine permitting requirements
  • Perform Certificate of Occupancy inspections and complete industrial waste survey inspections.
  • Review industrial site locations for permitting requirements.
  • May perform inspections of sand traps and grease traps according to compliance.
  • May conduct routine laboratory maintenance and preparation, make standards and reagents, and enter data results into LIMS and LINKO databases.
  • May assist chemists and senior chemists in sample preparation for testing and analysis.

Four-year college degree

No experience required

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

Education/ Experience
  • Four-year college degree in Environmental Sciences
  • 1-2 years experience

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Knowledge of Federal, State and Local environmental regulations
  • Skill in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel)
  • Skill in utilizing industry specific software applications
  • Basic knowledge of industrial wastewater sampling procedures and practices
  • Skill in reading pH Meters
  • Ability to handle basic laboratory equipment

Valid Class C Texas driver's license

The incumbent works in an outdoor environment; frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions or hazards. Requires the ability to operate City vehicle, lift 75 pounds or more and maneuver through unpaved and un-cleared property. Occasional climbing of ladders or stairs required.

Shift schedule: Monday - Thursday - 6:30am-5:00pm (10hr shift)

Models Organizational Values

Customer Service/Interpersonal Skills/Communication/Problem Solving

Dependability/Adaptability/ Flexibility

Productivity/Quality/Technical Skills/Work Environment Safety

Teamwork/Managing Conflict/Negotiation Skills

ID: 2022-7590

Department Name: Wastewater Technical Services

Job Family: Inspection

Target Hiring Range: Depending on Qualifications

External Company Name: City of Garland, TX

External Company URL: http://www.garlandtx.gov

Street: 2500 E. Centerville Road

Minimum Education & Work Experience: Four-year college degreeNo experience requiredOr an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

Physical Tasks & Working Conditions: The incumbent works in an outdoor environment; frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions or hazards. Requires the ability to operate City vehicle, lift 75 pounds or more and maneuver through unpaved and un-cleared property. Occasional climbing of ladders or stairs required.

Shift schedule: Monday - Thursday - 6:30am-5:00pm (10hr shift)

Competencies: Models Organizational ValuesCustomer Service/Interpersonal Skills/Communication/Problem SolvingDependability/Adaptability/ FlexibilityProductivity/Quality/Technical Skills/Work Environment SafetyTeamwork/Managing Conflict/Negotiation Skills
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