Environmental Field Technician - (FTIR) at Montrose Environmental Group Inc. in Mount Pleasant, Michigan

Posted in Other 7 days ago.

Job Description:


Are you interested in a career that protects the environment and the air we breathe? Are you looking to be a part of a team that is willing to invest in you from day one? If the answer is, "Yes!" then we have an exciting career opportunity for you where you will receive formal and on the job training so you can succeed regardless of your previous experience.

Who are we? We are Montrose, a global environmental services provider offering environmental planning and permitting, measurement and analytical services, and environmental resiliency and sustainability solutions. Our qualified engineers, scientists, technicians, associates, and policy experts are proud of our collective expertise and the collaborative nature of our approach to helping clients. We strive to optimize environmental resiliency in a way that effectively complements our clients' decision-making and operations and efficiently fulfills their project requirements.

We have over 135 global locations across the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia and 3000+ employees - all ready to provide solutions for environmental needs.


Begin your journey outdoors! Our FTIR Field Technicians get hands-on experience collecting data while spending most of their time outdoors in a hardhat rather than in a cubicle.

As a key member of the stack team, this role will be responsible for a full range of duties including:

  • Preform in-field FTIR-based stack testing according to established procedures.

  • Set up, operate, and maintain analytical testing equipment

  • Record data and field notes and relay pertinent process details to supervisor

  • With assistance, troubleshoot and repair analytical instrumentation and sampling equipment

  • Work closely with customers during in-field testing projects

  • Assist with performing in-lab FTIR sample analyses and building of calibrations

  • Assist in developing and writing Standard Operating Procedures

  • Assist with data processing and report writing

  • Follow safety protocol and work in a neat and safe manner; contribute to continual improvement of safety protocol via periodic safety meetings and suggestions


To perform this job successfully, individuals must be able to perform each duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Bachelor's degree in science or engineering, chemistry preferred

  • 0-3 years of professional experience in an analytical laboratory setting

  • Transferable experience: laborer, construction, industrial maintenance, mechanical, laboratory, environmental, field science, etc.

  • Capacity for overnight and local travel for multi-weekday projects up to 75% of the time or more.

  • Flexibility is a must as the position may require weekend travel or work for a few projects during the year.

  • Ability to work in outdoor industrial settings, including climbing to and working on elevated platforms (50ft - 300ft).

  • Must be able to exert moderate physical effort, including lifting heavy materials up to 50 pounds.

  • Capability to pass background checks and initial and random drug screening.

  • Valid driver's license

  • Ability to obtain a DOT medical certification and OSHA Respiratory Protection Medical Evaluation

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees so classified. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact 949-988-3500 or careers@montrose-env.com for assistance.


As a key member of our Montrose team, you can expect:

  • Mentorship and professional development resources to advance your career

  • Direct exposure to our industry's leading experts who are solving the world's toughest environmental challenges

  • An entrepreneurial environment where you can learn, thrive and collaborate with talented colleagues

  • Opportunities to engage and contribute in our Diversity, Fairness and Inclusion and Women Empowering Leadership employee resource groups

  • Competitive compensation package: salary ranging from $23.50hr to $28hr, commensurate with accomplishments, performance, and credentials

  • GSA Per Diem on days with overnight travel

  • QI/QSTI Certification Training and Incentive Program

  • Competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage

  • 401k with a competitive 4% employer match

  • Four (4) weeks' vacation, company holidays and paid parental leave benefits to ensure work/life balance

  • A financial assistance program that supports peers in need, known as the Montrose Foundation

  • Access to attractive student loan rates to optimize your student loan payoff plans


We are going to be blunt - the way we work may not suit everyone. We are a fast-paced, dynamic and high-growth company. You are your own boss, but you will get tons of guidance and plenty of support from talented, super-smart colleagues and its service providers. Therefore, if freedom, autonomy, and head-scratching professional challenges attract you, we could be the perfect match made in heaven.

Want to know more about us? Visit montrose-env.com and have fun!

Montrose is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Montrose is committed to recruiting and hiring qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status. Montrose is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its employment for individuals with disabilities.
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