Project/Senior Field Engineer Or Senior Technician (P7)

Position Details

Immediate opening for a full-time, mid or senior level, Environmental Field Engineer with 5 or more years of experience. The ideal candidate will assume responsibilities for field services, field engineering, and automation including operating and maintaining groundwater treatment systems and monitoring networks. This position includes participating in and guiding sampling efforts, providing technical input, and assisting with designs. Hands on outdoor work and the ability to troubleshoot equipment in a timely manner is required. Local candidates are preferred.

Locus Technologies is a San Francisco bay-area based environmental services firm that offers technically complex projects. You will be a team member contributing to services in the remediation, compliance, and sustainability markets.

Key Responsibilities

  • Operating and maintaining remediation systems including groundwater treatment systems, soil gas vapor extraction and vapor mitigation systems.
  • Routine extraction and monitoring well maintenance.
  • Responds to treatment and extraction system failures to ensure little or no down time, including well and transfer pump troubleshooting and repairs.
  • Chemical and supply ordering and scheduling.
  • Collaborate with engineering team on project design, field work planning, and optimization.
  • Identify equipment for upgrades or maintenance. Ensures appropriate tools are available.
  • Oversee or perform tool/equipment maintenance.
  • Maintaining equipment area and field vehicles.
  • Coordinates with laboratories, drillers, vendors and subcontractors.
  • Follows work plans and project requirements.
  • Follows Health and Safety Plans.
  • Follows environmental regulations and orders.
  • Supervise technicians and field staff as necessary and review work in a safety conscious matter.

Required Qualifications

  • 5 + years as a Field Engineer or performing field work in the environmental industry.
  • Four-year college degree in engineering, geology, or related field (or equivalent).
  •  Mechanical, electrical, and plumbing troubleshooting skills.
  • Process treatment knowledge.
  • Self-starter and ability to work independently.
  • Ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team of environmental professionals.
  • Attention to details and strong time management capabilities.
  • 40-hour HAZWOPER training.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Professional-level written English.
  • Ability to lift heavy equipment.
  • Proficient computer skills. (Word, Excel, ….)

Desirable Qualifications

  • Field equipment automation experience.
  • Mechanical and electrical design experience.
  • Experience with solvent groundwater contamination.

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