CDH Consulting Field Technician Remote · Full time Company website

CDH Consulting is seeking a Field Technician to support ongoing field work including soil sampling and excavation oversight, groundwater sampling, stormwater inspections, Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) inspections, Leak Detection and Repair (LDAR) monitoring programs, and other field work as needed. Fieldwork is mainly in the Permian Basin; however, the candidate may be required to travel for up to 2 weeks at a time to other project locations as needed.

Description

CDH Consulting specializes in helping energy companies understand and manage the numerous environmental and regulatory obligations affecting their operations.

 

Job Title: Field Technician

Job Classification: Non-Exempt

Location: Carlsbad or Hobbs, NM


Purpose:

CDH Consulting is seeking a Field Technician to support ongoing field work including soil sampling and excavation oversight, groundwater sampling, stormwater inspections, Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) inspections, Leak Detection and Repair (LDAR) monitoring programs, and other field work as needed. Fieldwork is mainly in the Permian Basin; however, the candidate may be required to travel for up to 2 weeks at a time to other project locations as needed.

 

The preferred applicant for this position will have a background and/or some educational experience in environmental science, engineering, geology, stormwater management, water quality, or a related field.


Main Responsibilities and Activities:

  • Follow established scientific protocols to complete environmental inspections.
  • Follow established laboratory protocols for the collection, processing, sampling, analysis and documentation of environmental samples.
  • Collect reliable and accurate field data, organize and transfer data, and help support project management team and project reports.
  • Work with an existing team to complete environmental and regulatory goals.
  • Perform all work with a focus on safety in a field setting.

 

Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

  • Prior experience with environmental fieldwork.
  • Prior oil and gas experience – including a basic understanding of equipment and process flow.
  • Prior Optical Gas Imagining (OGI) experience and OGI Certified Thermographer preferred, but not required.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and clean driving record (MVR) that meet Company’s Insurance qualifications to operate Company vehicle.
  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER or SafeLand 8-hour certification preferred, but not required.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including MS Outlook, Excel, Word, SharePoint, etc. and use/operation of standard office equipment.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills with the ability to converse with staff, management, contractors, and operations using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
  • Self-motivated and assertive. Comfortable in open discussion with personality ranges from field hands to construction and design groups.
  • Ability to be detail-oriented, set priorities, monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information, activities, etc.
  • Good time management and organizational skills to meet set deadlines.
  • Ability to safely operate vehicles, equipment, and tools.
  • Able to recognize and apply safety processes and procedures.

 

This Position May Be Subject To

  • Extreme cold and heat: temperatures typically below 32° F or above 100° F for periods of more than one hour. Consideration should be given to the effect of other environmental conditions such as wind, rain, snow, and humidity.
  • Noise: some locations with sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above ambient noise level.
  • Hazards: includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, exposure to chemicals.
  • Motor vehicle record evaluation and ability to operate a vehicle safely and lawfully.
  • Routine and periodic alcohol and drug testing.


Physical Demands

  • The employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee will minimally lift, push, carry and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Frequent amount of traversing through challenging terrain to evaluate project sites, conditions, manually inspect slopes or perform work.


Travel Requirements

  • Overnight travel may be required to other locations – up to 20% of the time
  • Regular travel to Company’s field operations. Approximately 90% of time in field, typically within 2 hours of the Carlsbad/Hobbs area.


Compensation and Benefits

  • $30.00 to $45.00 per hour, depending on experience
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance, Health Savings Account (HSA), Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Employer Paid Insurance: Basic Life and AD&D (Employee), Short-Term Disability
  • Voluntary Insurance: Voluntary Life and AD&D (Employee, Spouse, Child), Long Term Disability
  • 401(k) with employer matching
  • Company paid holidays, vacation and sick time

 

The above declarations are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the job.


Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time. 


Only qualified candidates of interest will be contacted

Salary

$30 - $45 per hour