Environmental Engineering Technician

Average Salary
Degree Requirements
Bachelor's Degree

Environmental engineering technicians are the boots on the ground in the fight against pollution—working front lines to save our planet. These professionals collect and test water and soil samples, inspect worksites and assist in the development of new devices and practices that protect our natural resources and public health.

Also known as: Air Quality Instrument Specialist, Engineer Technician, Environmental Engineering Assistant, Environmental Field Technician, Environmental Specialist, Environmental Technician, Hazardous Technician, Industrial Waste Inspector, Senior Environmental Technician
Learning Strategies
Personnel Management
Operation Monitoring
Quality Control Analysis
Social Perceptiveness
Systems Analysis
Conduct tests of air, water and soil samples
Inspect industrial facilities and work sites to ensure compliance with environmental regulations
Work on a team with other engineers and technicians
Operate and maintain laboratory equipment
Maintain precise project records
Dispose of hazardous materials
Develop devices and systems to clean up pollution

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