Environmental Technicians

  • Cascade Drilling
  • Houston, TX, USA
  • Aug 02, 2018
Full time Environmental Science - Engineering Geoscience-Hydrogeology Hazardous Waste - RCRA -Toxics Remediation - Brownfields - CERCLA

Job Description

Did you play in the dirt as a kid? Does working with your hands sound like the most appealing part of a career? Is one of your goals to visit all 50 states?  

Look no further! Come join an amazing team of close to 1,100 employees dedicated to providing Excellence on Every LevelTM

At Cascade Environmental, LLC, we believe our greatest asset is our team of hardworking professionals – including our reliable, experienced drill crews. If integrity, an honest day's work and professionalism are your core values, you'll feel right at home.   

Environmental Technicians work under the direct supervision of senior level technicians and/or Specialists in the field. Environmental Technicians perform basic soil, groundwater, and soil-vapor sampling tasks. Individuals in this position may assist on remediation and site characterization projects by operating direct push technology (DPT) drill rigs. An entry level Environmental Technician will be provided comprehensive training to obtain technical knowledge in the basic operation of DPT equipment, limitations of DPT drill rigs, tooling, and sampling systems. Environmental Technicians are expected to participate in Cascade’s health and safety program through active engagement in the recognition, identification, reporting, and mitigation of hazardous situations, conditions, equipment and/or practices.

Physical Demands:

The work requires moderate to heavy physical exertion such as working outdoors in extreme temperatures and climates, long periods of standing; walking over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces; recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching or similar activities; recurring lifting of moderately heavy items such as drilling equipment, tooling and consumables materials of the trade (up to 50 pounds).

Work Environment:

The work involves potential exposure to hazardous environments that require special safety precautions. For example: working around moving parts, carts, machines, hazardous chemicals, elevated noise levels, etc. Employees are required to use personal protective equipment (PPE) provided by the company including but not limited to: safety glasses, gloves, hard-hats, boots, respirators, protective suits, goggles, and shields. Because of the nature of the position, this position may require some on-call availability, including weekends and holidays. In addition, overnight travel and split-shift work may be required depending on project and client needs. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalency required
  • Possess valid driver’s license and maintain clean driving record with no DUIs, excessive or major violations
  • Willing to obtain commercial driver’s license (Class A) within 1 year of employment
  • Submit to and pass, without restrictions, a pre-placement physical exam and drug and alcohol screen

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Commercial Driver’s License (Class A with tanker, combination, and air brake endorsements and without manual transmission restriction)
  • Relevant oilfield experience in drilling, hydraulic fracturing, coiled tubing, cementing, or similar
  • Lean six sigma, continuous improvement, 5S
  • OSHA 40 Hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) certification (provided if needed)
  • Basic mechanical skills with troubleshooting abilities
  • Direct Push Technology (DPT) experience including soil and groundwater sampling
  • College graduates with degrees in the geophysical sciences (geology, geophysics, geochemistry), environment, health, and safety (EHS), engineering, chemistry, or the skilled trades (welders, electricians, mechanics, diesel technicians, automotive technicians, field technicians) seeking a career in the environmental remediation industry are encouraged to apply.

Cascade Environmental, LLC, and our subsidiaries is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law. This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits, and termination. EEO is the Law.  

Cascade is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at (425) 527-9700.  

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