Environmental Engineering Technician

Job description

Environmental engineering technicians apply their skills to modify, test and operate equipment and devices used in the prevention, control and remediation of environmental problems including waste treatment and site remediation.

They perform lab work such as logging observations, preparing samples, recording test results and performing photo documentation. In addition, environmental engineering technicians maintain project logbook records and files, as well as receive, set up, test and decontaminate equipment.

Source: O*Net OnLine using data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Similar Job Titles

  • Environmental Technician
  • Environmental Specialist
  • Environmental Field Technician

Median Pay:

$23.16 hourly; $48,170 annually

Projected Growth:

9-13% from 2014-2024