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Like finding answers? We’re searching for proactive problem solvers to join our environmental team. As a technician, you’ll create safer environments for our clients – approaching investigations with methodical and logical thinking to identify issues. You’ll thrive in this role if you enjoy working outdoors and want to make a meaningful impact.

Responsibilities:

  • Visit sites to inspect, observe, and document potential sources of pollution, environmental hazards, and / or regulatory violations.
  • Accurately collect samples of air, water, soil, or hazardous materials on-site to assess environmental conditions.
  • Use, calibrate, and maintain special equipment to measure pollutants and contaminants.
  • Gather relevant measurements and data for assessment purposes.
  • Monitor and assess environmental conditions to ensure compliance with regulations and promote sustainable practices.
  • Process and interpret data using computer software.
  • Write clear and concise reports and summaries of the tests performed, the findings, and recommendations.
  • Investigate potential asbestos hazards and translate field-collected data into a report.
  • Complete field investigations and administrative tasks for leaking underground storage tank projects.
  • Accomplish tasks required for permitting within Illinois and Missouri.
  • Collaborate with engineers to support environmental protection efforts and ensure that clients are operating in environmentally safe and sustainable manners while following department and office standards and procedures.
  • Implement Klingner safety protocol within the field.

NOTE: This position is full-time and will be part of the Environmental Department.

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Qualifications:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent.
  • 0-3+ years of work experience, with at least 2 years working in related environmental work is preferred.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in an Environmental field is a plus, but not required.
  • A license, or work towards obtaining a license, as a Professional Engineer, Registered Geologist, or Certified Industrial Hygienist is a plus.
  • Candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.
  • Proficiency in Google Workspace is a plus.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and / or Civil3D is a plus, but not required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to walk and carry equipment through rough terrain.
  • Candidates should enjoy a broad interest in environmental work and love working outdoors in various elements.
  • Ability to prioritize successfully, organize, and perform work assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to collaborate with a diverse multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to use and maintain various tools, such as sampling and monitoring equipment, and software.
  • Ability to meticulously record and analyze data.
  • Analytical skills; attention to detail in inspections, testing, documentation, and reporting; and a commitment to environmental stewardship are essential qualities for this role.

The Perks

At Klingner, we offer excellent benefits, career growth opportunities, and a competitive salary depending on experience.

  • Mentor / Mentee opportunities
  • Professional development assistance
  • Health Insurance (three coverage options available)
  • VPTO, sick leave, and 7.5 paid holidays
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer match
  • Health savings and Flexible Spending
  • Yearly Wellness reimbursement
  • Bonus opportunities
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
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What Sets Klingner Apart

Your experience is valued. Unique to the Architecture, Engineering, Surveying, and Geotech industry, Klingner & Associates, P.C. has an average employee retention rate of 9.5 years. As a nearly 120-year-old firm, this makes us proud. Each staff member provides a wealth of understanding and experience that helps drive our reputation for high quality deliverables. 

Client support is important to everyone in the firm. For over 10 years, Klingner has maintained an 85% client retention rate. We are also focused on staying ahead of the curve when it comes to technology, culture, and project delivery. 

With an engaged leadership, Klingner acts on employee feedback and recommendations for continued evolution. At Klingner, we value quality, respect, professional advancement, and enjoying the work environment. 

Apply today to become a part of a growing organization, deeply rooted in the communities we serve.

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Ready to Apply?

Applying is easy – Simply complete the Initial Interest Form below.


We are an EOE; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.

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