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Environmental Resources Management Inc Part-Time Environmental Inspection and Sampling Technician ( in Chicago, Illinois

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ERM is looking for part-time Environmental Inspection and Sampling Technicians to work hours at various warehouse and distribution centers in Decatur/Bloomington/Springfield Region, IL for an ongoing environmental sampling and inspection project. Training will be provided for all site-specific security and sampling procedures, and travel and expenses will be reimbursed. This is an on-call, part-time position.


+ Travel to warehouse and distribution facilities in Decatur/Bloomington/Springfield Region, IL.

+ Collect storm water samples from parking lot outfalls after a qualifying rain event.? Would be alerted approximately 4-8 hours before sampling is required.? Work is weather-dependent (i.e., must be raining) and will be conducted during daylight hours.

+ Conduct environmental inspections of warehouse and distribution facilities and exterior operating areas and record observations using inspection forms.

+ The inspections and sampling support compliance with environmental regulations concerning spill prevention, waste water, stormwater, storage tanks, and waste management.

+ Must be able to follow sampling protocol and complete chain-of-custody documentation, and deliver samples to a central location on site.

+ Must be flexible to accommodate frequent changes in schedules.

+ Ability to work within quality/budget/schedule expectations and scope-specific assignments.

+ Communicate with ERM Project Manager and client staff during field activities.


+ US work authorization and background check as permitted by law.

+ A working vehicle, current driver?s license, good driving record, ability to drive to various facilities and either personal vehicle or ability to rent a vehicle.

+ Ideal candidate has prior experience collecting samples.

+ Effective observational and organizational skills and experience recording technical data.

+ Only local candidates will be considered for this position due to strict time demands.


The ability to travel and to work in a physically demanding position (e.g., kneel, squat) on temporary assignments (maximum 3-4 hours, typically 1 hour).Be physically able to:

+ Squat/kneel in order to collect storm water samples.

+ Walk on grass/unpaved terrain (e.g., less than 50 yards) in order to collect storm water samples.

+ Carry up to 10 lbs. of equipment.

+ Work and travel in rainy conditions. ?

Equal Opportunity Employer?minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity