Field Technician for Environmental Testing Company

VERT Environmental Casa De Oro-Mount Helix, CA 2019-07-11

VERT Environmental is seeking a motivated Tech-in-Training for an immediate opening based out of our San Diego office. Training is provided by employer, however experience within the industry of industrial hygiene is a plus.

This position requires strong written & verbal communication skills, excellent client relations skills, the ability to multi-task, remain detail oriented in a fast-paced environment and work long hours & weekends when necessary. This position will entail couriering samples while training, field work including asbestos and lead paint inspections, mold and bacteria inspections, moisture mapping, project monitoring and limited report writing.

Employee vehicle, fuel card, phone, laptops and equipment are provided by the company.

The Position

We have opportunities for Certified Site Surveillance Technicians (CSSTs) and Junior Technicians training to become CSSTs. VERT Environmental is seeking an ambitious individual wanting a career in a bullet proof industry with rapid growth. We offer everything you need to get into the industry including in-house training and reimbursement for industry certifications.

The right individual will perform various duties including courier, administrative tasks, errands, field tech support, etc. Candidates must be able to work with minimal supervision, learn quickly, and possess excellent problem-solving skills. Applicants MUST be detail oriented, extremely organized, have excellent communication/people skills. Must have the ability to prioritize and have excellent time management skills. If you are goal oriented, hardworking and possess the above-mentioned skillsets, we want to speak with you!

Job Duties

  • Ensure timely delivery of all packages/equipment. Follow the most efficient routes for delivering/picking up goods.
  • Assist field technicians with job duties, ensure all samples are delivered to the laboratory immediately following jobs.
  • Perform general office tasks such as, scanning/filing/faxing/mailing/organizing/ preparing documents, etc. as needed.
  • Order supplies to include office supplies, field supplies, marketing supplies, kitchen supplies and maintenance supplies
  • General administrative support as needed; special projects and/or other duties as assigned


  • Must have a good driving record and a current CA Driver's License
  • Must be able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in an Industrial Hygiene practice is a plus
  • Flexible Availability – ability to work from 7:00am to 7:00pm as well as weekends and some after hours
  • Must be neat, clean, and maintain a professional appearance at all times
  • Must be professional, friendly, and customer service oriented at all times
  • Must be able to safely lift and carry boxes (up to 50 lbs). Must be able to safely load and unload equipment into car
  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent is required, college degree is preferred
  • Pre-employment background check and drug test

Preferred Certifications: CSST, Lead Sampling Technician, CAC, NIOSH 582, CMI, CMC, DPH Certified Lead Inspector/Assessor, DPH Certified Lead Project Monitor, 40 hour HAZWOPER or willingness to work towards appropriate certifications.

The Company

VERT Environmental is a full-service environmental testing and consulting company servicing San Diego County, Orange County, Los Angeles County, and Riverside County, offering opportunities for careers in a bullet proof industry with a young, energized team that thrives off a fast-paced environment the industry requires.

Company vehicle, insurance, fuel card and phone provided. Compensation depending on experience and demonstrated skill sets. Up to $5,000 signing bonus for CSSTs.

We are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law. A drug screen and background check are required.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $14.00 to $20.00 /hour


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • California Driver License (Required)

Work Location:

  • On the road
  • Multiple locations
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