U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
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19-4091 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health
Perform laboratory and field tests to monitor the environment and investigate sources of pollution, including those that affect health, under the direction of an environmental scientist, engineer, or other specialist. May collect samples of gases, soil, water, and other materials for testing.
Illustrative examples: Pollution Control Technician,
Waste Minimization Technician,
Infectious Waste Technician,
Groundwater Monitoring Technician
Broad Occupation: 19-4090 Miscellaneous Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians
Minor Group: 19-4000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians
Major Group: 19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010