Field Technician (Apprentice)

Adaptive Construction Solutions - Corpus Christi, TX

Military Veteran - Field Technician (Apprentice) - Environmental Division

 

Adaptive Construction Solutions (ACS) is looking for self-motivated and dependable veterans interested in starting a career as a Field Technician in Corpus Christi, TX. Candidates must be based in the Corpus Christi, TX, and this job is local to that same area.

Upon placement into a full-time job, apprentices start employment by participating in up to three weeks of paid orientation and craft training. Apprentices are paid wages during this extended orientation/training. Training is sponsored by employers and the workforce system.

 

Veterans Benefits

While earning wages and learning a skilled trade, veterans may utilize their GI Bill benefits to receive a tax-free monthly housing allowance. The combination of wages and GI Bill benefits helps veterans earn journey-level wages while progressing in an apprenticeship program.

 

Adaptive Construction Solutions

ACS is a veteran owned and operated organization committed to enhancing lives through in demand careers. ACS is a sponsor of Department of Labor Registered Apprenticeship programs for multiple occupations.

 

Location: Candidates must be based in the Corpus Christi, TX area

 

Why Should You Apply?

  • Gain meaningful employment

  • Paid on-the-job training

  • Receive tuition-free education

  • Earn incremental pay increases

  • Obtain industry-recognized credentials

 

What is Apprenticeship?

The apprenticeship model is leading the way in preparing American workers to compete in today’s economy. Apprenticeship allows an individual to earn while they learn. It includes:

  1. Paid Job: Earn a competitive wage from day one with incremental pay increases as relevant skills are obtained.

  2. Education: Gain knowledge through structured learning and on-the-job training while mentored by industry professionals.

  3. Career: Secure your future by earning industry-recognized nationally-portable certificates and credentials.

 

Compensation

Starting at $16.00+ per hour during orientation and training with incremental wage increases as competencies are achieved. Veterans are eligible to apply for a monthly housing allowance as part of their GI Bill Benefits.

 

Role of a Field Technician Apprentice

Field Technician Apprentices conduct personal exposure monitoring and direct-read surveys for target substances. They perform a wide range of duties such as:

  • Conduct walkthroughs and qualitative exposure assessments
  • Conduct visual assessments and clearances
  • Organize and perform Asbestos and Lead surveys in industrial settings
  • Perform and assume a lead role in emergency response activities
  • Air monitoring and project management of industrial jobs
  • Communicate with site supervisors and contacts to adapt exposure monitoring plans to scheduled work activities
  • Calibrate and maintain monitoring equipment in operational condition
  • Transport and maintain the chain of custody of samples collected to a pre-selected laboratory
  • Complete detailed project notes about health significance and environmental impact of field activities
  • Preparing summary reports for surveys and completed projects
  • Organize paperwork
  • Communicate with client contacts to clarify job specification
  • Communicate with laboratory contacts to establish monitoring and analytical method
  • Review project paperwork for technical and scientific accuracy
  • Other duties as assigned

Work Environment

As one may expect, field work is performed in physically demanding conditions requiring heightened situational awareness. These conditions include but are not limited to extreme heights, confined spaces, cold winters and hot summers. As a result, workers must be willing to work in austere (strict) safety conditions.

 

Candidate Requirements (no experience required)

  • High school Diploma or GED
  • TWIC card preferred
  • Refineries/Plant experience a plus
  • Must pass alcohol and drug screen including hair follicle test and background screen

 

Preference is provided to applicants who have served in the Armed Forces.

 

Next Steps: If you are interested and meet the requirements, please complete application.



Posted On: Friday, May 21, 2021



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