Field Sampler Technician – St. Louis, MO

PDC Laboratories, Inc., part of a leading family held waste service organization that has been in business since 1928, is seeking the right individual to be part of our team as a Field Sampler Technician. This opportunity is located in our St. Louis, Missouri laboratory. Now is a great time to join our team!

Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Collection and delivery of samples (groundwater, wastewater, solid waste, soil, drinking water, etc.) from our clients to the laboratory.
    • Collection of samples can be repetitive, unpredictable, and subject to physical variables such as weather, ground conditions, sloping surfaces, etc.
    • Collection of samples will involve standing, squatting, flexion, and extension.
  • Required to work in an outdoor environment year round, drive a heavy-duty pickup truck while towing a trailer, and have overnight stays away from home.
  • Loading coolers & supplies into the sampling truck and unloading full coolers (up to 60 pounds and occasionally more) to the laboratory.
  • Overtime will be required during periods of high workload.


  • Excellent communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment both independently and as a member of a team
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • The ability to handle multiple tasks under time constraints
  • Able to follow both oral and written instructions
  • Good organizations, documentation and record-keeping skills

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license and a safe driving record
  • Ability to work in both hot/cold outdoor environments
  • Ability to regularly lift up 60 pounds and maybe more on rare occasions
  • Science, Chemistry and/or Geology/Hydrogeology background a plus
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products (Word and Excel) a plus
  • Successfully completes the pre-employment drug screen, physical, and background check which will include previous employments checks and criminal history

We offer an excellent benefit package. If you are interested in this position, please apply on our website or submit a resume to Subject Line: St. Louis Field Sampler