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Environmental Sampling Technician and Operations Support

To apply for this position, please send an email to [email protected] Emails that contain the following will receive a response from us:

  1. Subject: NE1003 – Field Technician Application
  2. Your resume as a PDF
  3. A cover letter describing in your own words why you would be a good fit for our company

Building on over 30 years of experience, Northeast Environmental Laboratory, Inc. provides a wide range of environmental services, including chemical and microbiological analyses, sampling, consulting, engineering, and regulatory compliance monitoring. We are seeking a committed and dependable Field Tech to join our team.

What’s in it for you:

  • A full-time, permanent job with competitive pay, great benefits, and growth potential
  • Training in both field operations (primary focus) and laboratory operations support (secondary focus)
  • Working with a great team of environmental professionals committed to helping each other succeed
  • Excellent medical insurance with premiums paid 100% by the company
  • Paid time off (10 days vacation, 10+ holidays, and 10 sick days annually)
  • Highly competitive retirement plan for employees who stay with the company at least one year
  • Potential to earn annual bonuses based on our profits and your performance

Some of your responsibilities would include:

  • Representing the company on client site visits
  • Collecting samples using ISCO flow meters and samplers
  • Ensuring proper sample handling and preservation
  • Conducting field pH measurements
  • Completing Chain of Custody documents
  • Receiving and logging in samples at the laboratory
  • Occasional night and weekend work (approximately 2-4 hours per month possible)
  • Routinely providing customer service via phone, email, and in-person
  • Performing basic wet chemistry and microbiological analyses
  • Generating and reviewing analytical reports

Territory Information

We are located on the North Shore in Danvers, MA. Candidates must live within 30 minutes of our location to perform some of the duties of this position. You will drive to client sites predominantly in Eastern Massachusetts.

All candidates for this position must have:

  • A strong record of commitment and dependability
  • A valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Ability to think on the spot to solve unexpected problems
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a member of a team
  • Ability to physically perform the duties of this position, including lifting at least 50 lbs, fitting into small or cramped spaces, kneeling, crouching, working outdoors, etc. when required
  • A flexible, enthusiastic, and self-motivated personality
  • A strong command of the English language, both spoken and written

Preferred candidates for this position will have:

  • Experience with wastewater sampling or environmental monitoring
  • Demonstrated mechanical, troubleshooting, diagnostic aptitude
  • Experience working for small businesses
  • Familiarity with industrial and chemical safety practices
  • Experience with basic chemistry or microbiology
  • Strong computer skills

Education and Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years of professional experience (A maximum of 1 year of academic or internship experience may be applied to the 2 year requirement.)
  • College degree or trade school certification preferred
  • High school diploma or equivalent required