Field Technician III (Remedial Opertaions)

Indianapolis, IN


Responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, operate, inspect, maintain, and execute tasks associated with engineered remediation systems or other temporary processes to address vapor, water, and soil contamination.

  • Soil Vapor Extraction & Air Sparging
  • Groundwater Pump & Treatment
  • Air Stripping
  • Oil/Water Separators
  • Chemical Injection
  • Bioremediation Treatment Systems
  • Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations
  • Pollution Control Equipment (i.e., baghouses and dust collectors)

Work is performed under the general supervision of the Field Operations Manager.

  1. Work safely; maintain safety as a top jobsite priority; execute work in accordance with Health & Safety Plans (HASPs)
  2. Collect vapor, water, and solid (i.e., soil, sludge, etc.) samples and other measurements (temperature, vacuum, pressure, flow, etc.) as part of routine system and pilot testing operations
  3. System backwashing, sludge pressing, chemical mixing, routine maintenance
  4. Diagnose problems by reading/interpreting equipment manuals; detect/report faulty operations and defective materials; replace or repair parts
  5. Perform a variety of plumbing maintenance, electrical, and carpentry functions
  6. Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment (i.e., forklift, skid steer, etc.)
  7. Perform 24 hour on-call emergency response (as needed)
  8. Setup job, complete load lists, and perform on-site work
  9. Assist with subcontractor management, health & safety oversight, and paperwork
  10. Perform daily record keeping and reporting of time/hours billed and expenses; meet project budgets
  11. Wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE); some activities, such as confined space entries, performed in Level C PPE with respirator
  12. Provide manual labor support (as needed) to other groups within Construction Services
  13. Perform landscaping at job sites, including mowing, trimming, fencing repair, etc.
  14. Perform tasks associated with monitoring well maintenance and abandonment(s)
  • Perform mechanic tasks on mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic equipment including troubleshooting and repair of production machines
  • Disassemble, troubleshoot, and repair various types of environmental pumps, including electrical, pneumatic, and passive skimming equipment

Education: High school diploma/GED. An AA degree in mechanical, electrical, or industrial maintenance and/or completion of a craft apprenticeship is a plus

Experience: 5+ years construction experience

Skills: Strong hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, and industrial skills with some PLC experience and HVAC

Certifications: OSHA Hazwoper (40 hour) certification, mechanical or environmental certifications are a plus

Additional requirements: Must have a valid driver’s license, acceptable driving record, and physically capable of operating a Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) safely.  Maybe required to operate a CMV and trailer combination. Must be able to work outside in all types of weather and meet the physical requirements of the job.  All candidates must have a successful completion of a pre-employment background check, drug screen, and receive a medical clearance from a baseline HAZMAT/DOT physical.  Anyone operating a CMV will be subject to regular, random drugs screens as part of a DOT driving program.

*Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted.


90% field/site visit travel (environmental job hazards), 10% office (controlled environment)

This position operates within a construction environment, including working around heavy equipment. It requires travel to various project locations. Travel involves day trips within the state or neighboring states, resulting in longer workdays; and extended and/or further travel, resulting in multiple days and overnights. Longer-term remote assignments can be required. This position may include working 40-60 hours per week with paid overtime and project start times of 5 – 8 am (depending on location and project demands). More overtime (including weekend work) may be required depending upon project demand. Some assignments may include intermittent 24 hour on call duty.

Environmental Field Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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