Environmental Sampling and Field Technician

ID 2024-7309
Job Locations
US-CT-Rocky Hill
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Job Description


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Take Your Environmental Career to the Next Level


Are you ready to be challenged, make a difference, and experience professional growth in your career? Kleinfelder’s Environmental team is looking for you! From environmental planning, permitting, remediation, and site characterization to chemical data management and hydrogeology, Kleinfelder offers a variety of services designed to provide technically appropriate and cost-effective solutions.


Step into Your New Role


Kleinfelder is currently seeking an Senior Environmental Sampling and Field Technician to support work in Carlinville, IL.


Working as part of a team based in Carlinville, IL, the successful candidate will perform environmental field sampling services. We are seeking a candidate that is motivated, can work independently, is mechanically inclined and enjoys working with their hands outdoors. The candidate will receive on-the-job training in environmental field procedures that include, but are not limited to, the following: 


  • Groundwater sampling
  • Drilling and soil sampling
  • Global Positioning System surveying
  • Contractor oversight
  • Entering data from sampling events into computing software programs


The candidate must have an appreciation for the importance of adhering to a safety culture that believes that all accidents are preventable. Additionally, the candidate will be expected to follow written technical procedures and document field activities commensurate with project expectations.


The candidate will obtain 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER Health and Safety Training and First Aid/CPR training as part of on-the-job training.




  • H.S. Diploma/G.E.D. is required. Military experience or a 2-year industrial, college, or technical degree in environmental sciences is a plus.
  • Candidates must have a good driving record and a valid Driver’s License.
  • Ability to work 90% in field and 10% in an office environment is required.
  • Ability to perform work in all weather conditions, with work being physically and mechanically demanding (must be able to lift 50 pounds).
  • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER Health and Safety Training is a plus. 


Kleinfelder offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, education/tuition reimbursement, and paid holidays. 


Move Forward with Kleinfelder

Kleinfelder has been connecting great people to the best work since 1961. We are engineers, scientists, and construction professionals providing solutions that improve our clients’ transportation, water, energy, and other private infrastructure. As a responsive, cross-disciplinary team of bright, curious, and innovative problem-solvers, we are dedicated to doing the right thing, every day, on every project from over 85 offices in the US, Canada, and Australia. Connecting great people to the best work is our purpose – together, we deliver.


Progress with an Employer that Values You

Kleinfelder is an inclusive organization free from discrimination. We are a stronger organization when we are a diverse workforce and believe that through diversity, equity, and inclusion comes creativity, innovation, and unity. We are proud to offer the following:


Benefits: Kleinfelder offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.


Career Development: We are committed to investing in the professional development of our staff, offering each employee every opportunity to grow, develop, and take control of their career paths. We support these efforts through reimbursements for continuing education as well as many of the expenses associated with trainings and certifications, and opportunities for career development through our internal Mentoring Program.


Equal Opportunity: Kleinfelder is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules)



Please note that Kleinfelder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Kleinfelder will not consider or agree to payment for any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Kleinfelder explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resume, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Kleinfelder. 



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