Location: Fairbanks, AK
Title: Environmental Technician
Schedule (FT/PT): FT
Travel Required: As Needed
Clearance: Ability to Obtain Required

This position is eligible for a Department of Defense SkillBridge Program Internship for active duty servicemembers transitioning out of the U.S. Military.

North Wind Site Services is focused on providing engineering, program management, environmental remediation services including investigation and characterization, environmental restoration, unexploded ordnance/military munitions response (MMRP), regulatory public involvement services, environmental compliance, logistics, and records and facility management.

Job Description

  • Inspect, handle, containerize, load/unload, and transport waste and materials
  • Inspect containers and collection areas for compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Operate light and heavy vehicles and equipment; trucks, forklifts, plows, pumps, etc.
  • Spill response, remediation, and clean-up activities
  • Sampling water, waste, and soil to determine characteristics and contamination
  • Performing periodic inspections at installation accumulation areas
  • General warehouse operations, labor, and housekeeping
  • Data entry and record keeping
  • Strict adherence to safety program requirements
  • Provide excellent customer service and client relations
  • Maintain a level of professionalism at all times
  • Abide by company drug-free policy including a prohibition on cannabis usage.
  • Accomplish assigned tasks with minimal supervision and adapt to changing priorities.


  • At least 1 year experience handling or managing RCRA regulated wastes required.
  • Possess or be able to obtain a 40 Hour HAZWOPER certification immediately upon employment.
  • Pass pre-employment background checks and drug screening for substances considered illicit at
    the federal level (including Cannabis and its derivatives).
  • Ability to pass a government background check for military installation access -
  • ability to pass an in-depth government background check for DOD CAC card access to DOD computer systems is
    strongly preferred.
  • General computer skills
  • Must have valid driver’s license; Alaska commercial driver’s license (A, B, or C) with Haz Mat
    endorsement preferred.
  • Experience operating a forklift
  • Experience operating material handling equipment typical of the industry (e.g, drum dollies,
    bottle carts, hand tools, etc.)
  • Ability to pass occupational and DOT physicals
  • Have a positive attitude, integrity, and strong work ethic
  • Ability to meet physical demands of the job
  • Driver's License (Required)
  • CDL with Haz-Mat (Preferred)
  • 40 Hr. HAZWOPER (required upon job assignment; employer can assist

      North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.

      Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis. 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 our Helpline +1.208.528.8718 or use the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form to get assistance.

      North Wind is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion, or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

      Proof of citizenship will be required as a condition of employment.

      Candidates may be required to obtain and hold a Secret or Higher US Government Clearance.