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Universal Engineering Sciences Environmental Technician in Wichita, Kansas


GSI Engineering, a Universal Engineering Sciences (UES) Company, has an opening in our Environmental Department. UES is a nationwide leader in Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Materials Testing and Inspection, Building Code Compliance, Environmental, Occupational Health & Safety, and Building Envelope.

UES is thrilled to be named the #1 fastest growing AEC firm by the Zweig Group. The Zweig Group's Hot Firm list honors the fastest-growing firms in the architecture, engineering, planning, environmental, and construction (AEC) industry. For the first time in four years, a new firm, UES, took the number one spot on the 2021 list! Firms are ranked based on three-year growth in revenue, by both percentage and dollar growth.

UES is seeking candidates for a full-time Environmental Technician position. Successful candidates will have the desire and ability to work both indoors and/or outdoors in all climates with occasional regional travel. This is a great opportunity for a motivated person with the desire to build strong technical and mechanical skills, develop written communication skills while taking accurate and complete field notes, and grow written and verbal communication skills while interacting with clients and all levels of GSI staff.

Job Responsibilities

  • Sample groundwater, soil, surface water, and air.

  • Assist with drilling operations and sampling.

  • Prepare equipment for sampling events.

  • Sample wells with pumps or bailers and prepare samples for shipping.

  • Perform repairs to wellheads and equipment.

  • Perform remediation system O&M activities, including inspections, data recording, troubleshooting, repairs, and equipment maintenance.

  • Walk a route in an indoor/outdoor industrial setting visually inspecting equipment.

  • Assist with site reconnaissance, public utility locate coordination and site assessment.

  • Compile and report data using Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Note: UES provides training for all job responsibilities using a combination of training videos, hands-on training, and courses/certifications provided by others (OSHA, etc.)

Required Qualifications

  • Ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

  • Strong communication, documentation, and organizational skills.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Suite, including spreadsheets, data analysis, and graphing.

  • Valid driver’s license, insurable driving record, and ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen.

Preferred Qualifications

  • ARC GIS and/or CAD experience.

  • Mechanical abilities.

  • Equipment maintenance experience.

Who We Are:

UES provides essential engineering services for some of the most prominent and significant projects in the nation. Our team members, from our drillers to administrative staff, contribute directly to projects that transform communities. With some of the greatest talent in Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Materials Testing and Inspection, Code Compliance, Environmental, Occupational Health & Safety, and Building Envelope, we are committed to delivering groundbreaking solutions for our clients. At the core of our success is our team members who make it all possible. We know that the projects we deliver are only as good as our people, which is why we offer enriching opportunities for career growth at every level.

Growing in Excellence

As the #1 fastest growing AEC firm on The Zweig Group's Hot Firm list in 2021, UES is poised to lead our industry into the future. As we evolve from a one-man operation to a company spanning 60 branches and 2,500 employees, we’re looking for enthusiastic talent to launch their careers and grow along with us.

Why work at GSI Engineering, A Universal Engineering Sciences Company?

We value the individual contributions of our employees, and we show this through providing great benefits. Click here (https://teamues-my.sharepoint.com/:b:/p/sbielefeldt/EbEUX7QyRi9Np7gALiJOZlkBNwVgknUxkYY7P7dcARIV9Q?e=XogND6) to see how we support our people in and out of the workplace . Please ask your recruiter what benefits plans apply to you.

Check out our website: teamues.com

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EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran Universal Engineering Sciences is a Drug-Free Workplace. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Team: Environmental Department-GSI Engineering

Work Type: Full-Time

Location Type: onsite