Environmental Engineering Technicians
Also called: Environmental Technician, Environmental Specialist, Environmental Engineering Technician, Engineering Technician
What they do: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.
On the job, you would:
- Perform laboratory work such as logging numerical and visual observations, preparing and packaging samples, recording test results, and performing photo documentation.
- Maintain project logbook records or computer program files.
- Receive, set up, test, or decontaminate equipment.
Engineering and Technology
Arts and Humanities
Math and Science
Safety and Government
People and Technology Systems
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Analytical or scientific software
Computer aided design CAD software
New job opportunities are likely in the future.
per year, on average
This work is part of the green economy.
You might like a career in one of these industries:
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