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Environmental Sciences

Environment Engineers

Environment Assistant/Technician

Minimum Bachelor's degree in civil or environmental engineering

Minimum 1 year of on field work experience in environmental sciences

The tasks a Environmental Science Protection Technician, including Health is expected to perform include:

Collecting samples of gases, soil, water, industrial wastewater and asbestos products to conduct tests and find out the pollutant levels and also identify sources of pollution

Recording data, preparing reports, charts and summaries that interpret tests results

Investigating hazardous conditions like spills, outbreak of diseases and food poisoning by collecting samples and analysing the same

Responding to investigations

Providing information, technical and program assistance to government representatives, employers and the general public on issues of public health, environmental protection or workplace safety

Calibrating microscopes and test instruments

Making recommendations to control or eliminate unsafe conditions at workplace or public facilities

Inspecting public sanitary conditions at public facilities

Preparing samples or photomicrographs for testing and analysis

Initiating the procedures for closing down the establishments that violate environmental and/or health regulations or initiating penalty in some cases.

Proficiency in choosing the places to gather the required samples and information

In depth knowledge to conduct required tests and experiments

Proficiency in using technology to produce the work products

In depth knowledge related to the various diseases and harmful effects of pollutants

Ability to analyze, interpret and present the results to the concerned audience

Ability to evaluate the effectiveness or performance of procedures, interventions, and programs.

Master?s degree in science

MTech in Energy & Environment Management


CAD software

Good communication skills

Data analyzing skills

Efficient analytical skills

Recording and documenting skills

Problem solving attitude

Decision-making skills

Organizational skills

It is a field and laboratory job

Need not handle a team

Travelling is necessary

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours
Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system may be available in some cases

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?
This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL), People with One Arm (OA), One Arm and leg (OAL) and those who have their Hearing Impaired (HH)

This job is considered hazardous or dangerous

Health hazards include respiratory tract infections, gastrointestinal problems, worms, etc. Indian domestic waste contains human excreta, bio-medical waste and sometimes other toxic and hazardous wastes. Improper management of waste can therefore pose big problems for the entire populace.

For freshers - INR 30,000 to INR 40,000 per month

For candidates with over 2 years of experience INR 50,000 to INR 60,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview of Environmental Sciences Sector

Increase in manufacturing Industries and urbanization is giving rise to environmental pollution across the globe, which has led to various research and development initiatives to contain pollution and its side effects. Environmental Engineers and Scientists combined methods of science and engineering to improve the environment so that people have access to healthy water, air and land suitable for healthy living. People around the globe are opting for environmental friendly ways to lead their day today lives. Thus the opportunities for Environmental Engineers have increased in last couple of decades and the professionals are recruited by companies working in chemical, geological, petroleum and mining sectors.

Central Pollution Control Board (State Govt)

Testing laboratories

Scientific and technical consulting services

Petro chemical industries

Hydro chemical industries

NGOs working for health and safety of public

Companies involve in research and inventions

Across India

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Institutes providing bachelor?s degree in science (across India)

Institutes providing master?s degree in science (across India)

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