Environmental Technician

Larson Design Group
Williamsport, PA
Added: January 24, 2024

About Us

Larson Design Group (LDG) is an award-winning, employee-owned Architecture, Engineering, and Consulting Firm. Guided by our core values, we’re expanding our team, opening new offices, and adding new offerings to provide responsive, innovative solutions to clients nationwide.

Being 100% employee-owned directly impacts our culture: it drives our decision-making, motivates our teams, increases our productivity, improves retention, and contributes to the future success of our company. Our culture is one where we work hard for our clients and for each other – and we have fun collaborating, sharing experience and expertise, and learning along the way. We’re passionate about delivering exceptional quality, elevating client relationships, enriching the careers and lives of our employee owners, and enhancing the communities where we live and serve.

At LDG, we strive to create an organization where people want to work. We offer a flexible work environment, paid training for required licensures, competitive benefits, bonus plans, and a company-funded Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) while supporting your professional and personal growth.

Your Opportunity + Impact

This environmental technician position will have an emphasis on field work and will cover a wide range of subject matters. This includes experience with subjects such as: geology and geotechnical, infiltration testing, hazardous waste, wetlands, streams, botanical, farmlands, and wildlife habitat.

Office activities may include assistance with report writing, equipment maintenance, NEPA document preparation, and permit application preparation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work long field days in adverse weather conditions
  • Traverse long distances in difficult terrain
  • Lift, carry and operate manual equipment up to 50 lbs. in weight.
  • Gather necessary data and recommend action plan to mitigate identified issues.
  • Prepare and/ or reviews reports, calculations, technical papers, and presentations as directed.
  • Ensure both client and in-house quality assurance & quality control processes are followed.
  • Assist in preparation and submissions of geotechnical and environmental documents for assigned projects.
  • Assist in the coordination with state and federal agencies.
  • Maintain professional certifications in fields of expertise as needed.

Education and Experience

  • Education: Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Geology, Environmental Management, Environmental Science, Biology, or related field of study; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Experience: 0 to 3 years job-related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Pa Chapter 102 and 105 permitting experience is a plus.
  • Knowledge of stream design and stormwater management is a plus.
  • Knowledge and experience of permitting and regulatory requirements relative in OH, PA, NY, or WV is a plus. Wetland delineation, ArcGIS, and AutoCADD experience a plus.
  • The candidate must be able to safely perform field assignments including site reconnaissance, logging of test borings, construction inspection and materials field testing.
  • Knowledge and experience classifying soil and rock with the Unified Soil Classification System is a plus.
  • Field data analysis and interpretation, computer analysis and modeling with programs such as Geosystem, gINT, Slide (RocScience), LPILE and Bluebeam Revu is a plus.
  • PennDOT Drilling Inspection Certification is a plus.

EEO Statement

Larson Design Group, Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization.