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Republic Services Lead Environmental Field Tech in Houston, Texas

Republic Services is a leader in Environmental Services, partnering with customers to create a more sustainable world.

We are Sustainability in Action — our promise to be environmentally responsible and to help our customers be environmentally responsible too.

Why choose Republic?

Joining Republic isn’t just about taking on a new job, it’s about making a commitment to create a more sustainable world together. Our people provide an essential service, serving and impacting customers, neighborhoods, and communities everywhere.

As a company, we are proud of our values and encourage those who share in our aspirations to join our team:

  • We protect our colleagues and communities through safe practices everywhere, every day.

  • We are committed to serving our customers and communities by going above and beyond to exceed expectations.

  • We take action to improve neighborhoods and communities by being environmentally responsible and creating a more sustainable world.

  • We are driven to deliver results in the right way.

  • We encourage a human centered culture that honors the unique potential and dignity of every person.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Lead Environmental Field Technician is responsible for completing or providing direction to a group of Environmental Field Technicians to ensure the execution of various duties, in a safe manner, related to general labor, waste clean-up, site remediation, handling of non-hazardous and hazardous materials and operation/maintenance of tools and equipment.


  • Follows policies, processes and procedures to perform job duties in a safe manner at all times and at the direction of the Supervisor or Manager. Provides direction to Environmental Field Technicians assigned to his or her work group.

  • Passes any required safety training needed for the execution of job duties, which may include confined space entry; clean up process for non-hazardous and hazardous waste; loading/unloading of containers, end dumps, and drums; tracking of material; record keeping and performing treatments as instructed by Lead, Supervisor or Manager.

  • Wears required PPE during work shift.

  • Operates equipment in a safe manner.

  • Works in atmospheres with low clearances, confined spaces and at heights and with breathing apparatus.

  • Performs labor intensive activities in all weather conditions throughout the work shift.

  • Operates various heavy equipment, pumps and pressure washers as needed or directed.

  • Communicates with Supervisor and/or Manager about any supplies needed or unsafe working conditions.

  • Participates in emergency drills that may require evacuation of the facility or work site.

  • Participates in safety meetings.

  • Assists other personnel in their duties as needed.

  • Makes himself or herself available 24 hours a day/7 days per week, if needed for call out.

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.


  • Possesses general knowledge of safe oil and gas or industrial field service operations.

  • Ability to perform simple mathematic calculations, have good mechanical aptitude, good writing skills and have a good safety and driving record.


  • High school diploma or GED. (Required.)

  • Ability to obtain OSHA (40 hour) certification. (Required.)

  • Ability to obtain a Transportation Workings Identification Card (TWIC). (Required.)

  • Minimum of one year related work experience. (Required.)

  • Valid Driver’s License. (Required.)

Rewarding Compensation and Benefits

Eligible employees can elect to participate in:

• Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.

• Health care and dependent care spending accounts.

• Short- and long-term disability.

• Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.

• Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).

• Employee discount programs.

• 401(k) plan with a generous company match.

• Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).

The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.

Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, relationship or association with a protected veteran (spouses or other family members), genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Competitive pay. Great benefits. Purpose-driven career.