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Employment Opportunities

ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICIAN

FIELD SAMPLER - ALTOONA





ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICIAN

Our full time environmental technicians work in all types of weather and various types of terrain.  Majority of time is spent outdoors.  Hours are Monday through Friday - 40 + per week.  Responsibilities include: utilizing and maintaining specialized sampling  and / or field equipment, travel to job sites to sample soil, groundwater, etc using proper equipment and sampling techniques, remediation system operation and maintenance, data logging from drill cuttings and soil boring analysis, assistance with aquifer and pilot testing, underground storage tank projects, geological and hydrgeological investigations. Mechanical ability, including electrical, plumbing and / or heavy equipment operation is a plus.  Valid driver's license and clean driving record required. Some heavy lifting required.

Qualifications:

Valid Drivers License with clean driving record

Education: Bachelor of Science in a science discipline; Geology, Environmental, Biology, etc.

Skills: Computer skills: Word, Excel, Outlook and proficiency with field equipment such as PID, drill rigs, data loggers, etc; knowledgeable of and follow field and company protocols; Professional certification aspirations, a plus.  Ability to follow and carry out manager / supervisors instructions, emails, and paperwork. Ability to communicate verbally and / or written with peers, supervisors and / or clients.

 

FIELD SAMPLER

Position of a Field Sampler consists of the following duties: This full time position includes working in all types of weather and various types of terrain.  Majority of time is spent outdoors.  Hours are Monday through Friday - 40 + per week.  Responsibilities include: utilizing and maintaining specialized sampling  and / or field equipment, travel to job sites to sample soil, groundwater, etc using proper equipment and sampling techniques, may also be trained to assist Geotechnical / Environmental Driller.   No college degree required, however, completed Science courses, a plus.  Mechanical ability, including electrical, plumbing and / or heavy equipment operation is a plus.  Valid driver's license and clean driving record required. Some heavy lifting required. CDL Class B, is a plus.

Qualifications:

Valid Drivers License with clean driving record

Education: High School degree or equivalent

Skills: Ability to follow and carry out simple instructions, emails, and paperwork. Ability to communicate verbally and / or written with peers, supervisors and / or clients.  Smartphone and computer skills to complete simple electronic tasks.

Internships

We are looking to hire a college intern for the Altoona Consulting Department. The intern should be working on a degree in Geology, Science, Environmental and Earth Sciences, Biology or other degree. The candidate will need to have full day/s available to be able to go to job sites and a large block of time is needed.

Mountain Research typically hires college interns in the environmental or laboratory fields.  We will be evaluating the positions for fall, winter and summer interns.



If you are interested in any of the positions posted, please submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirements via, email or regular mail to:

Kristi Biltz
Office Manager / Human Resources
825 25th Street
Altoona, PA 16601

kbiltz@mountainresearch.com


Benefits


Mountain Research offers a competitive salary, generous leave time, shares of company stock in the Employee Stock Ownership Plan, 401K and health insurance / eyecare benefits for all full-time permanent positions.



Mountain Research, LLC

  • Corporate Office

    825 25th Street
    Altoona, PA 16601

    Office: (814) 949-2034
    Toll Free: 1-800-837-4674
    Fax: (814) 949-9591

  • DuBois Office

    110 McCracken Run Road
    DuBois, PA 15801

    Office: (814) 371-6030
    Fax: (814) 375-0823

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