environmental technician

Description

Environmental technicians investigate sources of pollution and aid in the development of pollution prevention and environment protection plans. They take samples of soil, water or other materials and perform tests to analyse the pollution level and identify its source.

Alternative label

  • environmental protection technician

  • pollution prevention technician

  • pollution control technician

  • groundwater protection technician

  • environmental conservation technician

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en

Hierarchy

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge

Status

released

Concept URI

http://data.europa.eu/esco/occupation/e8461d2e-3d75-477c-93a2-ea8d342bb55b