Asbestos Group Field Technician - Farmington, MI

Job Type: Full Time
Hours/Week: 40
Number of Openings: 1

Job Description:

The position is for a field technician/air monitor.  The position duties are as follows: 1) running air monitoring pumps to verify the cleanliness of air, reading microscope slides, and maintaining daily work logs while on a demolition or renovation jobsite; 2) assist in the verification, quantification, and collection of building materials for asbestos analysis; 3) oversee abatement contractors; and 4) assist in the compilation and writing of reports.  AKT Peerless will provide training and experience for the position to become a State of Michigan-accredited asbestos building inspector.  AKT Peerless provides OSHA medical monitoring.

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or Associates Degree.
  • Excellent verbal and people skills.
  • Basic mechanical and electrical aptitude.
  • Highly dependable.
  • Ability to implement required procedures while working independently.
  • Valid Drivers license and good driving record.
  • Ability to travel for weeks at a time.
  • Ability to wear a respirator.


  • Home and/or Commercial building renovation experience.
  • Classwork or experience in the building trades industry.
  • Good writing skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.

Expectations Include:

  • Professionally representing AKT Peerless at all times.
  • Responding to Clients, Managers, and Co-workers in a timely fashion.
  • Ability to learn and implement required work procedures.
  • Clean-shaven when the scope of work requires respirator use.

Work Environment:

At AKT Peerless, we believe that a supportive and enriching work environment is the foundation for success. As a member of our team, you’ll have access to opportunities for training, mentoring, and career advancement. The culture at AKT Peerless revolves around our people, environment, and communities, fostering involvement in employee social events and community volunteering. We cultivate a teamwork atmosphere and take pride in delivering high-quality services to our clients. Joining our team means being part of a collaborative environment that values open communication, shared insights, and collective problem-solving. Our organizational culture recognizes the importance of a flexible work-life balance, prioritizing the well-being of our team members by offering flexibility to meet both personal and professional commitments.

Company Overview:

Established in 1989, AKT Peerless is a leading provider of comprehensive environmental and economic development services. With a strategic expansion that includes 12 offices across 6 states, our growth is attributed to a carefully selected, multi-disciplinary team dedicated to delivering high-quality consulting. We prioritize cost management, quality work product, responsiveness, and project finality to address the primary concerns of our clients.

Our team’s expertise in regulatory compliance, environmental management, and redevelopment ensures the successful completion of complex projects. Our extensive client base encompasses over 110 state and local governmental agencies, 50 financial institutions, thousands of private entities, and several non-profit organizations.

Our services extend to environmental due diligence, hydrogeological investigations, remediation, brownfield redevelopment, vapor intrusion investigations and mitigation, engineering controls for abandoned landfills, and industrial hygiene services (asbestos, lead-based paint, mold) for municipalities, school districts, and private clients nationwide.

AKT Peerless offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits and is an EOE.
  • Medical, dental, and vision plan options.
  • Basic Life Insurance, Accident & Critical Illness Insurance
  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Flexible Schedules, Work-Life Balance