Environmental Field Technicians

  • Cascade Drilling
  • Watkins, CO, USA
  • Dec 03, 2018
Full time Environmental Science - Engineering Geoscience-Hydrogeology Remediation - Brownfields - CERCLA

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.   

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.


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. 


  • 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


  • 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.

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