• Environmental Technician

    Job Locations US-CA-Oakland
    Environmental Health & Safety
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    We are AB&I.  We take pride in building healthy and clean communities one pipe at a time, for your family and ours.  We aspire to be a revolutionary company, leading and inspiring our team members, business partners, and community to create a cleaner and healthier world for future generations.





    Under the direction of manager, collects and compiles technical information for the Environmental department.  Environmental technicians assist environmental engineers to prevent, control, and eliminate environmental hazards. They primarily inspect, test, decontaminate, troubleshoot, and operate equipment used to control environmental pollution, including waste treatment and air pollution control equipment.

    A major responsibility of an environmental technician is to monitor compliance with environmental regulations regarding Clean Air Act.

    Operate and maintain environmental systems in most efficient and cost effective manner possible.  Eliminate production downtime due to environmental systems. 





    1. Monitors facility equipment and activities for environmental effectiveness and assists in the collection of information.


    1. Performs various miscellaneous duties pertaining to Environmental activities as requested.


                        Water Treatment


    ·       Clean water

    ·       Low temperature water

    ·       Adequate pressure

    ·       No production down time due to above

    ·       Assists in clean-up of water treatment operations



    Bag Houses


    ·       Low differential pressure

    ·       No dust accumulation

    ·       No visible Cupola emissions

    ·       MACT PMs completed on time

    ·       Assists in clean-up and bag change-outs


    Team members assigned to work areas that involve hazardous waste must attend periodic training pertaining to proper handling and disposal of hazardous waste as required by EPA.

    Probable errors could result in reporting erroneous or improper information. Fines could be levied against the Company due to errors.


    Working Conditions

    Environmental technicians work a standard forty-hour week in an industrial setting. Daily exposure to dust, noise, heat, water, chemicals, confined spaces and elevated heights.


    McWane is a federal VEVRAA contractor and an equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices.  McWane will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disabilitoy, veteran or service member status, marital status, citizenship status (in IL 0 sex, including same sex, ancestry, order of protection status, physical or mental disability, military status, pregnancy, unfavorable discharge status, genetic information), (In IA - gender identity), (In CA - gender identity or expression, and genetic information or any other category protected by other federal, state or local law.


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