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Parsons Corporation Environmental Technician in Syracuse, New York

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Job Description:

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Environmental Technician

Full Time – Syracuse, New York


Environmental Technicians work with project managers or project professionals on a variety of remediation systems, industrial compliance and services, soil, water and air sampling/ monitoring and much more. They must be able to work independently and with other technicians and/or professionals. Technicians must be able to operate various types of generators, air compressors, pumps, pressure washers, and various other equipment. This individual should be able to follow regulatory requirements, standard operating procedures, and Parsons protocols, exercise independent judgement, communicate to the appropriate people, handle themself appropriately around clients, and be able to complete tasks and projects with little to minimal oversight.


  • Perform field related activities including logging soils, air monitoring during investigation and remediation activities, installation of groundwater monitoring wells, collection of soil and groundwater samples for laboratory analysis, and collection of soil for physical testing.

  • Remediation system troubleshooting and repairs, system monitoring and data collection, and system evaluation and optimization.

  • Assist with testing, calibrating, repairing, and modifying control and instrumentation systems at on-site locations. Some assignments may be undertaken independently.

  • Package, create chains of custody and transfer to courier or ship samples for laboratory analysis.

  • Maintain quality control standards and procedures for accurate and precise measurement and documentation.

  • Generate complete, accurate, and concise documentation.

  • Comply with safety guidelines and site-specific procedures.

  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

  • Willingness to work in the field in adverse weather conditions in fast-paced environment.

  • Leadership skills with the ability to manage field events and subcontractors.

  • Ability to lift 25-50 lbs on a regular basis.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and good organizational skills.

  • Ability to travel to job sites including out of the local area for overnight stays.


  • Associate degree preferred and 1-3 years of related work experience preferred (i.e., construction, environmental and/or geology background).

  • A demonstrated commitment to safe work practices.

  • Familiarity with safety and environmental rules/regulations is preferred.

  • Good written and oral communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with clients and project team members

  • Mechanically inclined with experience operating and troubleshooting tools and equipment is a plus.

  • Completion of a 40-hour OSHA training course (with an annual 8-hour update) is required. Position will offer training to employee pre-employment, if needed.

  • Familiarity with fundamental tasks and testing techniques related to operations.

  • Ability to work in field environment: long periods of standing; walking over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces; lifting; recurring bending or similar activities.

  • Basic proficiency with business writing, office automation and communication software, technology, and tools

  • Possession of a valid driver’s license in good standing

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

A full-service engineering and construction firm, we work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.

Salary Range:

$14.23 - $24.13

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by customer requirements and some cases federal, state, provincial or local mandates.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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