Environmental Field Technician 1 SCA

HydroGeoLogic Inc

Reston, VA

Reston, VA, US
Reston, VA
30+ days ago

Environmental Field Technician 1 SCA

Description/Job Summary

HGL (HydroGeologic, Inc.), is a full-service environmental science, engineering, and construction firm with over 30 years of experience providing environmental restoration solutions to federal, state, local, and private sector clients. HGL is one of the few companies that remain committed to research and development, offering a dynamic work environment for creative, energetic professionals. 

Currently, HGL has a position open for an Environmental Field Technician to join our team in Camden County.


The successful candidate will be responsible for working with project manager and project team supporting sampling and testing for radiological contamination in addition to data management, and environmental remediation activities on a Federal remediation project.  This will include conducting and documenting radiological surveys and soil and air sampling to determine extent of radiological contamination.

Required Skills

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite,
  • Excellent communication and organization;
  • Working with and maintaining confidential information;
  • Strong communication skills with subcontractors, and strong technical writing and documentation is preferred.

Preferred Skills

  • Preferred skills include demonstrated proficiency using equipment to measure radiological levels in environmental media.
  • Ability to work with site staff and testing crews, maintain reports and logs, support the preparation of daily reports and document activities.

Required Experience

Six Months experience in performing these duties at a remediation site, or similar work experience is required.

Preferred Experience

Previous experience conducting environmental sampling functions at a USACE or other Federal government remediation or construction site is preferred.  Experience working at a large soil excavation site is preferred. Experience working at a HAZWOPER site is a plus.

Required Education

This position requires a High School Diploma plus a minimum of 2 years of additional training or education in the area of specialization.

Preferred Education

2 or 4 year undergraduate degree in Engineering, Science, or related field is preferred.

Required Qualifications

  • Ability to work in a group setting with corporate, project, and technical management staff.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities with attention to detail.
  • Ability to prepare, maintain, and manage detailed site documentation and records.
  • Ability to coordinate site activities with technical, health & safety, and project personnel.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience at a federal government remediation or construction site working in close proximity to heavy equipment and excavations. 


A pre-hire drug test is required, and some positions may require a fit for duty baseline physical. Most positions require U.S. citizenship. Applicant must possess a valid driver’s license, be physically capable of collecting environmental samples, and able to lift/carry up to 30 pounds of equipment. COVID-19 vaccination is required.

About the Company

HydroGeoLogic Inc