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Building Science Specialist

A field specialist is responsible for learning and performing various aspects of field work related to asbestos, lead, mold, indoor air quality, and environmental site assessment activities.

Work is performed with direction from experienced level technical personnel; under the general supervision of the Office Manager.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:


  • Learn and perform all field tasks necessary to complete a project’s scope of work.
  • Conduct asbestos investigations including inspection, abatement oversight, air monitoring, and air clearance sampling.
  • Conduct lead-based paint investigations including inspections, risk assessments, abatement oversight, dust wipe/air clearance sampling, and report writing.
  • Conduct IAQ (indoor air quality) and microbial investigations including initial inspections, remediation oversight, and pre/post remediation air clearance sampling.
  • Conduct site assessments including identify environmental concerns at a parcel of real estate; file review and record searches; prepare reports documenting environmental concerns; and  formulate recommendations for corrective action;
  • Identify potential sources of contamination when working on a job site.
  • Identify changes to the scope of work, discuss with August Mack project manager and onsite client, and execute change orders (if necessary).
  • Perform regulatory and technical research as needed to support a project.
  • Evaluate, select, schedule, and manage subcontractors.
  • Prepare a Health and Safety Plan (HASP) for each project and review and enforce the plan with all persons at the work site.
  • Document all field activities being performed in a field log including reporting on field techniques, locations of the work, and any relevant field observations.
  • Write the field portion of the final report.
  • Prepare job descriptions of successfully completed projects and update August Mack resume for marketing purposes.
  • Communicate internally to secure work necessary to maintain a billable goal of 72 hours per 80 hour pay period (90% productivity).


Requires some experience in building sciences and appropriate education. Construction background is a plus. Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted.

Employee will receive in-house awareness training and be required to obtain a State of Indiana Asbestos License and Lead Risk Assessor License.

This classification requires the use of a company or personal vehicle on company business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid driver's license, have an acceptable driving record and receive a medical clearance from a baseline physical.

This classification requires travel to various client locations. Travel typically involves day trips within the state or neighboring states, resulting in longer work days; and may include extended and/or further travel, resulting in multiple days and overnights. Long distance drives and air travel may be required.


Knowledge of:

  • Building construction and materials.
  • Hazards inherent to the environmental work and related safety measures.


Skill in:

  • Calibrating and using various types of field equipment.
  • Performing mathematical calculations.


Ability to:

  • Learn job-related material primarily through verbal instruction, training, reading, researching and observation in an on-the-job setting.
  • Document and organize while working on multiple projects.
  • Accurately measure and document distances using a tape measure or other measuring device.
  • Work out doors in a variety of weather conditions.
  • Work in small, cramped areas.
  • Travel across rough, uneven or rocky surfaces to access equipment.
  • Climb ladders or steps where equipment is located, to reach objects on shelves, or to monitor machinery and equipment.
  • Move heavy objects (50 pounds or more) short distances (20 feet or less).
  • Bend or stoop repeatedly or continually over time to make adjustments to equipment.
  • Work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others.
  • Work closely and support others in a team environment.


To apply for this position, please send your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:


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