Environmental Technician/Intern - SSCI Environmental

  • Internship
  • Houston

Website SSCI Environmental

Company:   Separation Systems Consultants, Inc. (SSCI) is a multi-disciplinary environmental, engineering, and construction consulting firm located in the Clear Lake area of Houston, Texas for over 35 years.  SSCI is a woman-owned, small business enterprise with competitive benefits.  SSCI’s clientele is primarily comprised of commercial, light industrial, and public sector schools, universities, and municipalities in the Greater Houston area.  SSCI is a Texas Licensed Professional Geoscience and Professional Engineering firm with licensing as a Leaking Petroleum Storage Tank (LPST) Corrective Action Specialist, UST Contractor and trainer in Texas and Louisiana, Asbestos Management Planner Agency, and Lead Risk Assessment Firm.

The Environmental Department is seeking an entry level environmental technician.  Part-time and full-time candidates will be considered.  Successful individuals will provide hands-on field services, project coordination, technical writing, and GIS mapping.  Full time, salary positions will be eligible for SSCI’s 401K and benefit and leave package.  Anticipated salary range:  $20,000 to $40,000/year.

Job Description:   The main responsibilities of the position will be providing technical support in the office and the field to the Environmental Manager in environmental site assessments, field sampling, reporting, and GIS mapping.  You will be expected to report to the Houston office on a timely basis.  This is not a hybrid position.  You will be required to participate in proposal development, reporting and mapping, field investigations (soil/groundwater sampling, wetland delineations, asbestos/lead-based paint surveys, Phase I ESAs), laboratory data review and compilation, and communication with clients, subcontractors, vendors, and regulators.  To achieve this, you will be working with a team of geologists/geoscientists, engineers, environmental/regulatory specialists, and administrative support.  Your work will enable the company to efficiently perform site sampling, prepare deliverables, and meet project schedules.  The individual will be required to participate in fieldwork consisting of approximately 50% of the workload.  Travel is a minimal.  Able to lift 25 pounds.

Requirements and Qualifications: Successful candidates will be independent workers with the ability to contribute creative problem solving ideas.  The candidate should have completed a geoscience/geology, environmental science, hydrology/hydrogeology, biology, chemistry, natural resource or equivalent associate’s or bachelor’s degree or technical, trade school.  Students currently enrolled in upper level college or university course work will be considered for an internship.  Degreed individuals with one to three years of experience will be considered.  Candidates will demonstrate strong skills in time management, data collection and recordkeeping, project organization, and communications.

Desired Capabilities:

  • Basic knowledge of environmental regulations.
  • ArcGIS experience is preferred.
  • Moderate MS Excel or R experience is required.
  • Moderate MS word or similar word processing program is required.
  • Moderate MS Outlook experience is required.
  • Clean driving record
  • Communications and teamwork skills are required
  • Must be authorized to work in U.S., this position is not eligible for Visa sponsorship.

How To Apply:  Applications may submit resumes to ssci@sscienvironmental.com.  The position is open until filled.  Three references and writing samples of technical papers or published articles will be requested.  Reference letters will be accepted.

To apply for this job email your details to ssci@sscienvironmental.com