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Field Technician (Marine)- Houston, TX

Testing & Laboratory
044002 Requisition #
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  • Bachelor degree in a physical science required. Bachelor degrees in other Science or Engineering fields will be considered or year for year equivalent work experience; coupled with a minimum of one (1) of those years of direct transferable experience working in a laboratory or sampling field.
  • Position requires a dependable and reliable individual; whose daily presence and strong work ethic adds to the success of the Marine Services department.
  • Multi-lingual a plus.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure, while balancing several assignments concurrently with different deadlines.
  • Excellent  presentation,   interpersonal   and  communication   skills with     demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management, both internally and externally.
  • Ability to gather and review resources and select and synthesize data for reports and other written materials.
  • High level of accuracy is required, with special attention to details.
  • Professional credibility, preferably through an understanding of the environmental and marine industries.
  • Must have unquestionable business and personal integrity ethical standards.
  • Demonstrate strong computer skills in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point.
  • Ability to interact and effectively communicate with individuals at all levels in an organization.
  • Up to 50% travel may be required.
  • Demonstrates strong commitment to SGS HSE Policies, Procedures, and Work Instructions by participating in safety meetings, completing required training, intervening in unsafe situations, refusing unsafe work, and complying fully with all applicable laws and regulations related to HSE.
  • Responds appropriately to emergency situations and assists other staff members in maintaining readiness to respond to emergencies within the workplace.
  • Fully aware and actively promote the SGS safety “Rules for Life” program.
  • Reports all incidents (actual incidents and near misses) in accordance with the SGS Incident Reporting requirements.
  • Uses all equipment (including safety equipment) in the manner intended and reports any damaged / lost equipment to supervisor.
  • Maintain a safe and tidy work site.
  • Maintains awareness of hazards and proposes controls to supervisor, HSE Representatives or relevant client / site contact.
  • Actively participates in incident investigations and risk assessments as deemed necessary by SGS management.
  • Candidate must be able to lift 75 lbs and understands that at times the job will require some physical actions...such as assisting in lifting, moving, packing, and shipping of client sample kits or aid field personnel lift, load, or move specialized sampling and analyses equipment. Climbing external ladders and not overly afraid of heights

"SGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics."

"This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel action”.

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