PDC Technical Services, Inc. Field Sampling Technician – Peoria, IL


Field Sampling Technician

PDC Technical Services, Inc. (PDC Tech) provides environmental and engineering consulting services to private and public sector clients. We are a subsidiary of the privately held, 600-person strong Coulter Companies, Inc. Founded in 1928, Coulter Companies provides a wide range of environmental services throughout the Midwest through its subsidiaries: PDC Tech, PDC Laboratories, Area Landfills, Inc., Area Recycling Inc., Peoria Disposal Company, and Area Disposal Service. PDC Tech’s Environmental Sciences Division is seeking a Field Sampling Technician to augment its Field Sampling Team that provides environmental monitoring services to a diverse clientele.

We are seeking a candidate to participate in groundwater, vadose zone, landfill gas, and wetland monitoring programs at multiple landfills and industrial/commercial sites in Illinois and surrounding areas. Duties will include field sampling and environmental monitoring, as well as data management, processing, and analysis. The position is based in Peoria, Illinois.

Minimum technical skills and competencies are:

  • Ability to understand and follow sampling and analysis plans at remote field locations,
  • Develop and deploy innovative environmental monitoring methods, and
  • Statistical analysis of environmental data.

A Bachelor of Science degree in geology/hydrogeology or related engineering discipline is required; however, a Master of Science degree and/or relevant work experience is preferred. This position requires a commitment to safety, occasional overnight travel, ability to work outdoors in a wide range of weather and terrain conditions, and a valid driver’s license. The candidate will be required to pass a background check and drug screen.

PDC Tech does not sponsor foreign nationals for immigration purposes. Applications should not be made if an immigration sponsorship will be required either now or in the future. PDC Tech participates in the e-Verify program. No telephone calls please.

We offer an excellent benefit package. If you are interested in this position, please apply on our website www.pdcarea.com or submit a cover letter and resume to employment@pdcarea.com. Subject Line: Field Sampling Technician

Or mail to:    Field Sampling Technician

PDC Technical Services, Inc.

P.O. Box 9071

Peoria, Illinois 61612-9071


PDC Technical Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.