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Environmental Technician, Albuquerque, NM 23-20-ABQ06

INTERA is in need of a self-motivated Environmental Technician for our Albuquerque, New Mexico, office. We’re looking for a dedicated team player who enjoys learning and problem-solving. Your work at INTERA would support environmental and mining project sites in New Mexico, and possibly Texas and Utah. In this position, you will be assisting our talented technical team of geologists, hydrologists, and engineers both in the field and the office. If you're looking for challenging and fulfilling work with a company that pushes for excellence, this might be the opportunity for you!

Our purpose is Innovation and stewardship for a sustainable tomorrow. Help us make a difference today. 



  • Operating and maintaining soil vapor and groundwater remediation and landfill gas destruction systems
  • Performing landfill gas monitoring (e.g. well monitoring, surface emission monitoring, compliance sampling) 
  • Completing routine monitoring events such as downloading pressure gauges and measuring water levels 
  • Collecting environmental samples and/or using field instruments to monitor environmental conditions (groundwater, stormwater, surface water, soil vapor, landfill gas, soil/sediment, and air) 
  • Supporting and participating in environmental site characterization investigations including soil gas investigations, drilling for soil and groundwater sampling and well construction, and hydraulic testing events 
  • Performing Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) inspections and reporting the results
  • Ensuring compliance with health and safety requirements for fieldwork 
  • Overseeing work done by subcontractors, including ensuring work is completed in accordance with work plans, design drawings, specifications, and/or client expectations 


Required Education and Skills 

  • High school diploma 
  • Mechanical aptitude and experience maintaining and troubleshooting mechanical systems (pumps, motors, blowers, field instruments, etc.)
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to ensure routine tasks are completed on schedule 
  • The ability to provide thorough and accurate records of field activities through the use of forms and daily logs 
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to work both independently and in project teams  
  • Willing and able to travel to project sites mainly in New Mexico, with the possibility of travel to Texas and Utah 


Desired Education and Skills 

  • Prior work experience with an environmental or engineering firm 
  • Basic understanding of level survey methods (rod & level, laser level, total station) 
  • Experience with Phase I ESAs, environmental drilling techniques, and environmental sample collection 
  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training 



Founded in 1974, INTERA has grown into an international geosciences and engineering consulting firm that helps clients make informed business decisions, mitigate risk, and drive optimal outcomes in a multitude of industries. Building and sustaining a strong company culture is at the heart of INTERA’s practice of good stewardship. We strive to foster an environment where people love the work that they do and the place that they work because we believe that our employees are our most valuable asset. As an employee-owned company, we are committed to investing in our people’s needs for security, health, and well-being with: 

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance that includes a free health plan option for employee-only coverage
  • Paid parental leave – up to 12 weeks for birthing and non-birthing parents 
  • Group term life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, short-term and long-term coverage – paid 100% by the company 
  • Paid holiday, vacation, and sick time 
  • Opportunities for stock ownership 
  • Performance-based bonuses and award programs for technical paper publication and employee referrals 
  • Career coaching instead of performance evaluations 
  • Tuition reimbursement, financial assistance for professional licensure and registration, and one paid membership to a professional society 
  • Pet insurance, LegalShield, IDShield, and more 

These are some of the reasons why many of our employees have spent 10 to 25 years at INTERA. We love what we do, and it shows.  


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INTERA Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity Employer for Minorities/Females/Veterans/People with Disabilities

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