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Environmental Engineering Technicians
District Of Columbia

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Apply theory and principles of environmental engineering to modify, test, and operate equipment and devices used in the prevention, control, and remediation of environmental problems, including waste treatment and site remediation, under the direction of engineering staff or scientist. May assist in the development of environmental remediation devices.

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Currently Employed: 30

Projected Annual Job Openings: 0

Typical Hourly Wage: Not Available

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typical training

Typical education needed for entry: Associate's degree

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: None

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: None

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typical job duties

  • Maintain project logbook records or computer program files.
  • Perform laboratory work such as logging numerical and visual observations, preparing and packaging samples, recording test results, and performing photo documentation.
  • Receive, set up, test, or decontaminate equipment.
  • Assist in the cleanup of hazardous material spills.
  • Inspect facilities to monitor compliance with regulations governing substances such as asbestos, lead, or wastewater.
  • Oversee support staff.
  • Perform environmental quality work in field or office settings.
  • Maintain process parameters and evaluate process anomalies.
  • Prepare permit applications or review compliance with environmental permits.
  • Provide technical engineering support in the planning of projects, such as wastewater treatment plants, to ensure compliance with environmental regulations and policies.

tools & technology


Tools:
  • Air samplers or collectors
  • Electrophoresis system accessories
  • Reactors or fermenters or digesters
  • Water analyzers
  • Water samplers

Technology:
  • Analytical or scientific software
  • Compliance software
  • Computer aided design CAD software
  • Data base user interface and query software
  • Graphics or photo imaging software

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