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WSP USA Technician Assistant in New York, New York

Technician Assistant

Req ID 2932

Technician Assistant

Who We Are

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all backgrounds. That’s why here at WSP, inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging are core principles. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

This Opportunity

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Part-Time Technician Assistant for our New York, NY office. Be involved in projects with our Earth & Environment Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.

Your Impact

  • To act as the company's asbestos technician representatives during asbestos abatements in designated work spaces in various industry sectors.

  • Follow instruction from Project Managers and senior project monitors.

  • Monitor final air clearance during asbestos abatements.

  • Collect PCM and TEM air samples and properly record chain of custodies, daily logs, and maintain involvement in project oversight and result reporting in fulfillment with assessment and monitoring requirements of asbestos abatements in compliance with Federal, State, and Local laws.

  • Position entails frequent travel throughout New York City, State, and Long Island. Reliable transportation, valid driver's license and good driving record required.

  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.

  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • High school graduate

  • 0-2 yrs relevant work experience

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Willingness to work multiple shifts and varying hours, including nights and weekends

  • Must have own vehicle and a valid driver’s license.

  • Must be able to pass a HAZWOPER physical and be medically able to wear a tight-fitting respirator.

Preferred Qualifications

  • OSHA 10-hr/30-hr Construction Certificate a plus

  • Updated Fit Test and Medical Testing documents a plus


  • At least two of the following licenses

  • NYS DOL Project Monitor

  • NYS DOL Asbestos Sampling Technician

  • OSHA 10-Hour Construction Safety and Health


Additional Requirements

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

  • Required Education: High School Diploma / GED

  • Minimum Years Experience: 0-2 years

  • Travel Required: 100%

  • Job Status: Regular

  • Employee Type: Part

  • Primary Location: NEW YORK - PENN PLAZA

  • All locations: US-NY-New York


WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.