Environmental Engineering Technician

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Description

Environmental engineering technicians engineering technicians carry out the plans that environmental engineers develop. Environmental engineering technicians typically do the following: Set up, test, operate, and modify equipment for preventing or cleaning up environmental pollution; maintain project records and computer program files; conduct pollution surveys, collecting and analyzing samples such as air and ground water; perform indoor and outdoor environmental quality work; work to mitigate sources of environmental pollution; review technical documents to ensure completeness and conformance to requirements; review work plans to schedule activities; arrange for the disposal of lead, asbestos, and other hazardous materials In laboratories, environmental engineering technicians record observations, test results, and document photographs.

To keep the laboratory supplied, they also may get product information, identify vendors and suppliers, and order materials and equipment. Environmental engineering technicians also help environmental engineers develop devices for cleaning up environmental pollution. They also inspect facilities for compliance with the regulations that govern substances such as asbestos, lead, and wastewater.

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Job Growth and Wages
Percent Job Growth:  
10% - Average
Typical Wages (National):  
Annual: $36,900 - $62,700    Hourly: $18 - $30
Physical/Medical/Health Requirements

No specifc requirement is identified at this time.

Legal Requirements
General/Nationwide
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Typical Education:

Bachelor's Degree (High School + 4 or more Years)
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Percent Job Growth:

10% - Average
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Typical Wages:

Annual: $36,900 - $62,700

Hourly: $18 - $30