Environmental Field Technician
Pittsfield, MA 
Posted 18 days ago
Job Description

Position Title: Environmental Field Technician

Location: Pittsfield. MA

Job Type: Regular Full-Time

Experience Level: Junior Level

Who Are We?

Anchor QEA is an environmental science and engineering consulting firm that is focused on improving the environment and our communities by solving challenging problems. We employ more than 350 people in offices around the United States. Our vision is for a growing company that is our clients' first choice for solving their most challenging problems and our employees' first choice as a company where they want to work. We believe engaged staff lead to great client service and to a financially strong company-in that order. Our work environment fosters personal and professional growth for employees by providing autonomy, a clear vision, and the ability to master their skill set. Learn more about Anchor QEA at

What's the Opportunity?

Position Title: Environmental Field Technician

Anchor QEA is seeking part-time environmental field technicians to support active projects in the Northeastern US and specifically in the Pittsfield area of western Massachusetts. The successful candidate will be able to work alongside others in a fast-paced environment, be enthusiastic about his/her work with a strong commitment to health and safety and technical excellence. This position could be full-time or part-time.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support site investigation teams including environmental sample collection (soil, sediment, surface water) in the Pittsfield. MA area
  • Record field notes to the specific task performed at each site
  • Follow Anchor QEA policies and procedures including, but not limited to environmental health and safety, quality assurance and control
  • Responsibilities may include general equipment management and maintenance duties
  • Travel away from home office may be required

Other Potential Responsibilities:

  • Support construction monitoring activities, including air monitoring, water quality monitoring and/or environmental sample collection (in-water and on land)
  • Perform groundwater sampling at various Anchor QEA project locations in the northeastern US
  • Collection and field processing of fish species for testing and population surveys with the use of a variety of techniques including netting and electrofishing.
  • Support wetland delineations and surveys of restored wetlands
  • Aquatic plant surveys to include identification and mapping
  • Travel away from home office may be required

What Are We Looking For?

Ideal candidates will have the following:

  • Associates degree and some related fieldwork experience; or High School Diploma/GED and 2+ years of related fieldwork experience preferred by not required
  • The ability to work closely with other technical specialists as part of a larger project team
  • Familiarity with digital field technology (GPS, use of field tablets for data collection) is preferred but not required
  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER certification preferred but not required. OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training will be required and provided by Anchor QEA if this certification has not been obtained
  • Must have a good driving record and able to drive a company vehicle
  • Small vessel experience and/or boaters certification a plus

How to Apply?

Apply online through Anchor QEA's Open Positions page at Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Additional Information

We work hard to embrace diversity and inclusion. As an equal opportunity employer, Anchor QEA is committed to a diverse, multi-cultural work environment. Anchor QEA does not discriminate in employment based on age, race, creed, gender, religion, marital status, veteran's status, national origin, disability or sexual orientation.

As an equal opportunity employer, Anchor QEA is committed to a diverse, multi-cultural work environment. Anchor QEA does not discriminate in employment on the basis of age, race, creed, gender, religion, marital status, veteran’s status, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full or Part Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2+ years
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