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Field Team Leader & Equipment Manager

Company: Aestus, LLC
Location: Loveland
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Company OverviewAestus ( is a consulting firm which performs specialty geophysical survey and consulting work for environmental cleanup and other types of projects. Aestus scans the subsurface of the earth using our GeoTrax Survey--- subsurface imaging technology to ultimately help our clients understand and solve environmental or other site problems more quickly and effectively than traditional methods allow. We work on a variety of environmental and other sites across -the country and internationally. We value our relationship with our clients and have completed work on project sites in most USA states and all over the world, -70+ percent of which are for repeat clients. If you enjoy working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment as an integral part of a team with the ability to create your own opportunities, then please consider joining us!Job Title: - - - - - - - - - - - - Field Team Leader & Equipment ManagerReports to: - - - - - - - COO/Client Project Manager; reports to other stakeholders as needed to achieve goals on specific projectsDirect Reports: - Aestus Field Technicians and equipment repair vendors. Other stakeholders report to Field Team Leader & Equipment Manager as needed to achieve goals on specific projectsLocation: - - - - - - - - - - - - Candidates for the Field Team Leader & Equipment Manager must live or be willing to relocate to be near our Loveland, Colorado headquarters to manage equipment for field readiness and be within -1 hour drive of a larger airport. All positions at Aestus are virtual/remote working from your own home office while not in the field.Annual Salary: $70,000 - $100,000 per year, dependent upon qualifications and experienceJob Overview:This position is critical to managing all field operations and equipment maintenance. In the field, the will be responsible for all crew and work performed at a client site. When not in the field, the Field Team Leader & Equipment Manager will be required to prepare for upcoming field projects including, but not limited to, equipment readiness, composing the field work schedule, preparation of maps and other materials needed for field work, and coordination of field crew travel plans. After field work is completed, the Field Team Leader & Equipment Manager will assist with the compilation of field-related materials for delivery to the client. Overnight travel to client sites typically for 5-14 days at a time, within the US and internationally, is required.Preferred Qualifications:

Associates/Bachelors/Masters degree in construction management, land surveying, GIS, geophysics, civil or electrical engineering, geology, environmental science, or related science degree5+ years of field work management experience (environmental industry preferable) leading project field teamsAble to troubleshoot and maintain equipment (mechanical & electrical experience required)Strong communication skills, written and verbal, to interact effectively with clients, regulators, project team members, and company management.Land survey experience with functional knowledge of geospatial data collection and management (coordinate systems)Experience with instrumentation (electronic, laboratory, geophysical, etc.) Experience driving truck/tow vehicle with trailer
Already have or can obtain/pass the following:
DOT physicalCDL Driver's LicenseOSHA HAZWOPER 40-Hour TrainingOSHA HAZWOPER 8-Hour Supervisor TrainingTWIC clearanceSafeland Training
Dedicated to upholding health and safety standards
Able to lift -50 lbs. of equipment and stand/walk for -long durations in various weather conditionsFlexibility and multi-tasking skills to work on 2 or more projects concurrently, with rapidly changing environments/situationsAbility to work both independently and as a team member in a wholly virtual/remote work environmentWillingness to sign confidentiality/non-compete agreementThis position requires U.S. CitizenshipPreferred Software Experience
Microsoft Office (including Teams, Outlook, Work, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, and OneNote)GIS/CAD SoftwareAdobe Acrobat and InDesignGoogle EarthSharePoint/OneDrive (proficient with cloud-based file management)Field Team Leader & Equipment Manager Job ResponsibilitiesManage/lead the field team, ensure the team has the tools necessary to complete required work to collect data Oversee preparation for work in the field including:Ensure all gear and equipment is QC'd and/or procured ahead of mobilization to client siteLead pre-mobilization web conference with clientPublic and private utility locatesAssist with reviewing proposal figures for logistical considerations and production estimatesEnsure survey coordinates are prepared and QC checkedManagement of health and safety paperworkCoordinate all travel and accommodation arrangements for the field teamClean and maintain field work equipment and instrumentation including truck and trailer as "firehouse ready for deployment." -Equipment must be maintained and in ready status at all times Interact with client representatives on project sites regarding specific project/client needsOversee/employ strict equipment QA/QC protocolsManage field data transfer to Aestus' servers Monitor and ensure DOT compliance relative to transporting Aestus equipment across state linesDrive truck and trailer with equipment to project sites; occasionally coordinate shipping of equipment and fly to site location (all Aestus vehicles are non-smoking)Other tasks as required in support of projects and/or the companyHours and Travel
This position is full time (40-hour work week) and estimated as 50/50 field work/office work position on a net basis over the course of a typical yearAdditional hours (over 8 hours per day and over 40 hours per week) will be required on most field projects and/or may be required to meet deadlines, including occasional nights and weekends during field projectsTravel via road and air to/from project sites at US or international locationsFlexibility to mobilize to a site on relatively short notice of usually 1-2 weeksWhat Stakeholders Need to Provide:As Aestus is a virtual company, stakeholders will be provided with a company owned laptop PC and software as well as a VOIP headset. However, stakeholders must provide the following:
Their own home office environment with private office spaceSmart phone (for company email and calendars and contacts etc.)Two computer monitors (screens) for a dual monitor setupMost importantly, Stakeholders need to bring to work a positive attitude and possess the traits of respect, loyalty, commitment, trust, courage, and gratitude. Aestus strives to always provide the best quality services to our clients, so a go the extra mile mindset is imperative. A willingness to learn new skills and software is essential as Aestus is on the cutting edge of technology.Why Aestus?This position provides an exciting opportunity to be a key contributor in an innovative and small, fast-growing company that is changing the way the environmental and other industries work. Our stakeholders work alongside intelligent and motivated people who strive to give our clients the best service we can every day. Flexible hours, training opportunities, and fun personalities make Aestus a great place to work and grow both as a professional and an individual. Aestus offers the following:
Competitive compensation: specific hourly/annual pay rates will be based on stakeholder's experience at the time of hire.Merit pay increases are implemented as a reward for strong performance.The opportunity to earn sales commissions when supporting the capture of new clients/projects.Paid holidays (seven each year)Paid Time Off (PTO) for illness, vacation, and personal errands, etc.Comp time policy in place to offset long weeks in the fieldGroup Health Insurance. With options for Dental, Vision, and Accident Insurance.A matching 401k plan to qualified stakeholdersLife Insurance and AD&D Insurance ($100,000)Short-Term Disability InsuranceLong-Term Disability InsuranceWorkLifeMatters - Confidential Employee Assistance ProgramExpenses paid opportunity to travel and visit domestic and international project sites/localesPowered by JazzHR

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