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Parsons Corporation Environmental Field Sampling Technician in Somerset, New Jersey

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Environmental Field Sampling Technician

You have the confidence to step up to the plate when an opinion or decision is required. You're an independent thinker - someone who makes decisions based on your own observations and experience. You don't need constant oversight or consensus. Yet- and this is so important - you're not too independent to tap into the expertise of others. We would like to meet you.

In this role you will: perform a variety of routine and some non-routine tasks in support of environmental projects. Work assignments may be in the office and/or at field sites. A willingness to travel and/or to relocate is expected.

Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your experience will propel your career and opportunities forward. We need our Technicians to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team-oriented environments that have exceptional communication, analytical and organizational skills


  • Performs routine and occasionally heavy labor tasks related to on-site industrial waste, hazardous waste, field environmental surveys or wastewater treatment operations and maintenance.

  • May collect samples and maintain documentation in record logs.

  • Learns to operate trucks, pumps, vacuum equipment, oil booms, generators, and other machinery equipment. Maintains appropriate logs of activities.

  • Assists in testing, calibrating, repairing, and modifying control and instrumentation systems at on-site locations.

  • Assists in preparing required field and office reports of various activities and findings.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


  • High School diploma, or equivalent

  • 2+ years of related work experience

  • Completion of a 40-hour OSHA training course (with an annual 8-hour update) is required for industrial or hazardous wastewater operations.

  • Familiarity with fundamental tasks and sampling techniques related to environmental remediation systems and sampling techniques.

  • Must have at least 1-2+ years of groundwater sampling experience and experience with various NJDEP/USEPA approved monitoring well sampling procedures.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.