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Golder Associates Senior Technician in IRVINE, California

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

Golder is seeking a Senior Technician to join our Irvine, California office. In this role you will lead the field activities for the operation, maintenance, and environmental monitoring of major brownfield redevelopment project. This project requires a hands-on individual with knowledge and experience related to landfill gas management, groundwater remediation, and environmental monitoring of air and water.

Responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Preparing and adhering to site-specific health and safety plans to mitigate or eliminate risks to you, Golder's clients, employees, and the public

  • Coordinating field operations

  • Identifying and reporting potential and existing site hazards, near loss incidents, and loss incidents

  • Maintaining excellent field notes and collecting and handling samples

  • Collection of noise, water, air, and landfill gas system quality samples

  • Assisting in the delivery of samples to an analytical laboratory

  • Ordering consumables

  • Operation and maintenance of landfill gas collection and treatment systems

  • Operation and maintenance of groundwater extraction and water treatment systems

  • Supervising subcontractors for electrical and mechanical repairs, surveying, borehole drilling, groundwater monitoring, air monitoring and other related activities.

  • Differentiating out-of-scope work from routine O&M tasks and coordinating with the management team to develop supporting scope and budget estimates

  • Assisting the management team to prepare invoices and track costs

  • Responsible for safe operation and maintenance of monitoring instruments, field equipment, and vehicles related to the job

  • Preparing and coordinating project documentation, subcontractors, and equipment for field programs

  • Filing and managing all project-related field notes including some data entry and assistance with report preparation

  • Performing and recording work tasks as requested efficiently and accurately while adhering to current industry standards and regulatory requirements.


  • At least 10 years of experience collecting vapor and water environmental samples in accordance with a sampling plan under chain of custody

  • Experience operating and maintaining monitoring instruments, pump repairs, generators, blowers, and landfill gas flare systems.

  • High school diploma

  • A positive and enthusiastic attitude, willingness to learn and the ability to work with little supervision

  • Strong awareness of health and safety issues and a safety conscious attitude

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with particular attention to detail and accuracy of field notes

  • A valid driver’s license

  • Daily field notes and construction documentation.

  • The ability to communicate constructively with contractors, owners and Golder Project Managers is essential.

  • Must have good interpersonal skills, present a professional appearance, and be able to work independently

  • Must be available at times for emergency call-outs relating to system outages

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and walk up/down slopes.

  • Must be able to work up to 12-hours outdoors in hot or cold environments safely.

  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure.

  • Prospective employees are subject to a pre-employment physical, drug screening, criminal background check, and DMV background check


  • AA or BA degree

  • Familiarity with digital data collection

  • Familiarity with air strippers and granular activated carbon systems

  • Submittal of a cover letter with your application is appreciated

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Opportunity to deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment;

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects; and,

  • On the job training, mentoring, and coaching.

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder, a member of WSP, is a leading global specialized engineering and consulting organization with over 60 years of successful service to its clients. By joining forces with WSP in 2021, Golder is now part of a 14,000-person strong earth and environment practice, providing engineering, remediation, regulatory & compliance, design, and environmental services on projects that span all seven continents. Our professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment, and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil & gas, manufacturing, and power sectors.

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement

Golder is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, individuals with disabilities or other characteristics protected by law. Golder is a background screening, drug-free workplace.


Title: Senior Technician

Location: CA-IRVINE

Requisition ID: 21001404