Sonoma Technology is seeking a Senior Environmental Field Technician to assist with and conduct field measurement and operational programs for industrial and community air monitoring projects in the Los Angeles Basin. The projects use sophisticated instruments and small-sensor technology to collect air quality and meteorological data. The measurements support applications in meteorology, air quality, air quality health effects, public information about air quality in communities, and other environmental disciplines. You will work with our experienced senior scientists and clients to execute long- and short-term monitoring projects in environmental monitoring; training will be provided as needed. While the position and most of the work are based in southern California, project work may occur throughout the U.S. and occasionally internationally. The ideal candidate is passionate about using state-of-the-art instrumentation and processes to ensure collection of the highest quality data that further our clients’ understanding of the environment.
Perform equipment installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and calibrations
Install, operate, and maintain instruments that measure gas and particle phases
Install, operate, and maintain open-path instruments
No calls please. Include this job reference code in your communication: SEFT
Required Qualifications and Skills
Three or more years of relevant experience, including electronics experience
Experience with air quality and/or meteorology measurements
Strong interest in working with sophisticated air quality and meteorological instrumentation
Excellent communication, organization, time management, problem-solving, and customer service skills
Proficiency in mechanical and electrical systems
Skilled with basic hand tools and electrical testing devices
Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Excel and Word; knowledge of computer programming is a plus
Ability and willingness to travel locally and occasionally to other parts of the country
Valid driver’s license and clean driving record
Ability to pass initial and random drug tests
A degree in an environmental, chemical, or physical science or engineering
Experience with environmental data acquisition systems
Experience with data communications equipment
Experience with air monitoring for industries
Experience with FTIR, and/or other spectroscopic techniques such as UV spectroscopy, fluorescence, and UV/Vis spectroscopy
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: SEFT
About Sonoma Technology
Selected by the North Bay Business Journal as one of the Best Places to Work for the 14th consecutive year, Sonoma Technology is an employee-owned consulting firm that provides innovative, science- and technology-based solutions for our clients' environmental challenges worldwide. Our integrated teams of air quality and environmental scientists, meteorologists, software engineers, and specialists tailor products and services to best serve our clients. We empower our clients to make informed, timely decisions about environmental issues.
We believe that our most valuable resource is our team. We offer a casual but professional work environment, a competitive benefits package to full-time employees, and an opportunity to address intellectually challenging environmental issues. We organize a variety of inclusive activities throughout the year and enjoy a balanced and supportive culture. For more information about our culture, visit www.sonomatech.com/charter.