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Environmental Engineering Technicians

Apply principles of environmental engineering to operate and test equipment that is used to help the environment.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$28.65 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  7.8%    Read more about outlook


Associate's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Investigate system, equipment, or product failures.
  • Investigate the environmental impact of projects.
  • Research engineering aspects of biological or chemical processes.
  • Document design or operational test results.
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Job Title Examples:

Engineering Technician
Environmental Engineering Assistant
Environmental Specialist

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