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Terracon Environmental Technician I in Moorestown, New Jersey


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Office Name:

Philadelphia East

Job Description:

General Responsibilities

The successful candidate will conduct initial asbestos and lead building inspections and assist project managers with industrial hygiene inspections. Candidate may further support Phase I environmental site assessments (ESAs) or other environmental projects. Building inspection job duties include collection of field documentation, collection of bulk samples, review of laboratory documents, and data reporting. Job duties with industrial hygiene inspections include performance of noise surveys, radon surveys, microbial investigations with sampling, other personal sampling monitoring such as silica and lead, and data reporting.

Although the primary focus of this position will be asbestos work and industrial hygiene, the support of other environmental work may include Phase I ESAs (with site visits and data review) and testing and sampling of air, groundwater, sediment, and soil.

The candidate will be responsible for cleaning and maintaining field monitoring equipment. Candidate will be required to adhere to strict company health and safety standards.

Essential Role and Responsibilities

  • Performing building inspections for asbestos-containing building materials in accordance with AHERA guidelines.

  • Sampling of painted coatings (via paint chip or XRF) in commercial and industrial settings.

  • Performing standardized and sometimes complex field tests as directed and/or special inspections as required.

  • Calibration of field monitoring equipment such as PID or combustible gas indicator.

  • Sampling for noise levels within industrial settings.

  • Sampling suspect microbial growth.

  • Performing indoor air quality assessments.

  • Following safety rules, guidelines, and standards for all projects. Participate in pre-task planning. Report any safety issues or concerns to management.

  • Maintaining quality standards on all projects.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum 0-3 years of relevant experience or the equivalent in training and related experience.

  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.


  • Pennsylvania Asbestos Building Inspector

  • Pennsylvania Licensed Lead Paint Inspector

  • Associates or bachelor’s degree in Occupational

  • Safety and Health, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science, or related scientific field.



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Posting Title:

Environmental Technician

Employment Type:

Regular, Full Time

City, State (Office Location):

Moorestown, NJ

About Terracon:

Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned multidiscipline consulting firm comprised of more than 6,000 curious minds focused on solving engineering and technical challenges from more than 175 locations nationwide. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon’s growth is due to our talented employee-owners exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.

Terracon’s vision of “Together, we are best at people” is demonstrated through our excellent compensation and benefits package. Based on eligibility, role and job status, we offer many programs including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off and holidays, education reimbursement, and various bonus programs.

EEO Statement:

Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.

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