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Astro Pak

Field Technician (AST1614811639973302)

Construction and Facilities




South Plainfield, New Jersey, United States

Astro Pak is the nation's leading precision cleaning and passivation contractor specializing in the cleaning of high purity gas and fluid systems. The company, founded in 1959, has performed on-site precision chemical cleaning in every State of the Union as well as several projects in Asia, continental Europe, England, Ireland and Mexico.

The Associate Technician performs entry-level Field Services duties to gain knowledge and understanding of cleaning and passivation of vessels and piping. Under supervision, Associate Technicians work together to complete the process in a safe and expedient manner to prevent unnecessary down time of the customer equipment. Proper calculations and installation of Astro Pak equipment plus vigilant operation of said equipment is necessary.

Essential Duties / Responsibilities

  • Load/Unload vehicle with proper equipment/chemicals for specific job assignment
  • Ability to drive Astro Pak vehicle(s); including Forklift; Trucks, Sprinter Vans; etc.
  • Works with various chemicals including but not limited to: citric, caustic and other hazardous chemicals

Other Duties / Responsibilities

  • Maintains work area clean to CEO (Clean, Efficient, Organized)/5S Standards
  • OSHA Certification
  • Extensive overnight travel (over 80%) by land and/or air
  • Handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Competence to comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures
  • Ability to don proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for different chemical mixing processes
  • Other duties as assigned by Operations Manager


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Posses a valid Medical DOT Certificate
  • Technical Training or AA Degree preferred.
  • HAZWOPER, OSHA, Confined Space Certifications are preferred

Related Experience: One (1) year technical training or certification course; one (1) year of related experience or equivalent combination of experience and education.


  • Ability to read and understand work instructions, documents, correspondence and memos.
  • Effective communication skills which include verbal and written in English
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to wear a respirator as needed
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical functions. Should be able to compute rate, ratio, and percent.
  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

License: Possess a valid class “C” driver’s license and an acceptable driving record.


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts
  • Will be exposed to dust, fume, smoke, toxic chemicals and disagreeable odors
  • Noisy conditions periodically
  • Wet or humid conditions (indoors)
  • Working on ladders, rooftops, bucket trucks, scaffolding, etc.
  • Exposed to vibration (i.e. operating jackhammer, impact wrench)
  • Periodically improperly illuminated or awkward and confining work space

Physical Requirements

  • Standing
  • Walking
  • Sitting
  • Use of hands, fingers
  • Reaching with hands and arms
  • Climb and balance
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • Talk and hear
  • Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more)
  • Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)
  • Peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point)
  • Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)

Astro Pak Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons because of age, race, color, creed, religion, disability, gender, ethnic or national origin, or veteran status. Astro Pak prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities and will reasonably accommodate applicants with a disability, upon request, and will also ensure reasonable accommodation for employees with a disability.

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