Sr Environmental Technician

  • Cascade Drilling
  • Santa Ana, CA, USA
  • Dec 03, 2018
Environmental Science - Engineering Geoscience-Hydrogeology

Job Description

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.   

Senior Environmental Technicians must be able to perform basic environmental sampling (soil, groundwater, and soil-vapor) and support remediation and site characterization projects with limited to no field supervision. Senior Environmental Technicians must have a strong understanding of direct push technology (DPT) drill rigs including their use and limitations, tooling and sampling systems. Individuals in this position may be assigned the role and responsibilities of the site safety officer. Therefore employees at this level must demonstrate initiative, communicate effectively, personal responsibility and accountability with a high level of safety awareness. Senior Environmental Technicians will be expected to participate in Cascade’s health and safety program (CORE) through active engagement in the recognition, identification, reporting and mitigation of hazardous situations, conditions, equipment and/or practices.


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).


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.


  • A minimum of two years relevant experience operating drill rigs and/or performing traditional environmental sampling (soil, groundwater, and soil-vapor).
  • High School diploma or equivalency required
  • OSHA 40 Hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) certification (provided if needed).
  • 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.
  • Basic to advanced mechanical skills with troubleshooting abilities. 


  • Commercial Driver’s License (Class A).
  • Direct Push Technology (DPT) experience including soil and groundwater sampling and injection.
  • Recent college graduates with a degree in a physical science, engineering, or business seeking a career in the environmental remediation industry are encouraged to apply.

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benefits we offer are competitive and provide the flexibility and choice that meets the individual needs of our employees and their families.