Environmental Science & Protection Technicians, Including Health
Also called: Environmental Technician, Environmental Specialist, Laboratory Specialist, Process Laboratory Specialist
In the Army: Preventive Medicine Specialist
In the Coast Guard: LDO - Meteorology/Oceanography; RL - Special Duty Officer (Oceanography)
In the Marine Corps: Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Defense Specialist; Preventive Medicine Specialist; Special Warfare Operator
In the Navy: LDO - Meteorology/Oceanography; RL - Special Duty Officer (Oceanography); Special Warfare Operator
- Collect samples of gases, soils, water, industrial wastewater, or asbestos products to conduct tests on pollutant levels or identify sources of pollution.
- Record test data and prepare reports, summaries, or charts that interpret test results.
- Develop or implement programs for monitoring of environmental pollution or radiation.
Math and Science
Engineering and Technology
Safety and Government
Arts and Humanities
People and Technology Systems
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Analytical or scientific software
Map creation software
Computer aided design CAD software