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Jacobs Environmental Technician in Mashpee, Massachusetts

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we don’t just lead the development and implementation of environmental characterization and remediation, we live it. As an Environmental Technician, you’ll primarily work in the field supporting preliminary assessments, site characterization, and remediation projects.

As a field Environmental Technician, you will support a variety of field and technical project tasks, primarily at Jacobs’ project site at Joint Base Cape Cod (JBCC). These tasks will include a mix of field work (90%) and office work (10%). Typical field work tasks include sampling various media (groundwater, soil, sediment, surface water, soil gas, air, cranberry fruit, etc.), supporting the operation of a direct push drilling rig, obtaining water level measurements, completing field paperwork and documenting activities on site, and observing subcontractors (drillers, surveyors, etc.). Typical office tasks include data entry, coordination/logistics for field efforts, sample packaging and shipping, and safety and compliance-oriented tasks. We’ll rely on you to complete tasks within schedule and budget with a variety of teams from different disciplines and backgrounds and communicate the status of tasks to project managers. If something is unclear, we know you’ll ask questions to clarify the scope. Safety will be your priority, as you lead and support safety “incident free” operations in the office and in the field. This position will require full-time on-site support at JBCC over a period of twenty months. If you’re up for the challenge, we’ve been looking for someone just like you. Join our team and help us lay the foundation for human progress.

Bring your collaborative spirit, organization, and desire to do great work for internal and external clients, and we’ll help grow what drives you – to deliver the best environmental solutions, together.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Associates Degree or 2 years of formal technical training, or 5 years equivalent experience

  • Experience with using Microsoft Office-based software

  • 40-hr HAZWOPER certification or ability to obtain or maintain

  • Must be able to perform field work

  • A valid driver’s license with no major infractions

  • Ability to work in the field 90% of the time

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

  • Currently located in the Cape Cod, Massachusetts area

  • Experience with various environmental media (soil, groundwater, soil gas, and surface water) investigations; contaminant fate and transport assessments

  • Experience with design, installation, operation, and/or maintenance of remediation technologies.

  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs

The physical and environmental demands required to perform the essential duties of this position include standing, walking, sitting, coordination, balance and agility demands, which may include the ability to stoop, kneel, squat, grasp, reach, perform repetitive hand movements. Additional demands may involve a specific level of dexterity, grip strength, climbing and cardiorespiratory demands. The work areas may be indoors, outdoors, have loud noise, active machinery, high pressure fluid systems, electrical equipment, heights and depths, fumes, air borne particles, noxious gases, and chemicals. The use of appropriate safety equipment will be mandatory in these areas to prevent hazardous exposures.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws ( and supplemental language ( .

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.