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Career and Education Opportunities for Environmental Engineering Technicians

In general, environmental engineering technicians apply theory and principles of environmental engineering to modify, test, and operate equipment and devices used in the prevention, control, and remediation of environmental pollution, including waste treatment and site remediation. They also may assist in the development of environmental pollution remediation devices under direction of engineer.

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STATES WITH Environmental Engineering Technician OPPORTUNITIES

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JOB DESCRIPTION: Environmental Engineering Technician

Environmental Engineering Technician video from the State of New Jersey Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development

Environmental engineering technicians perform environmental quality efforts in field and office settings. Finally, environmental engineering technicians maintain project logbook records and computer program files.

Every day, environmental engineering technicians are expected to be able to read and understand documents and reports. They need to listen to and understand others in meetings. It is also important that they evaluate problems as they arise.