Field Operations Manager

Job Locations US-TN-Franklin


As a Field Operations Manager for Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC), you will be responsible for working on a variety of diverse environmental projects related to wastewater treatment, landfill gas collection and landfill /mechanical control systems. This position requires daily travel; the majority of your time will be spent in the field and traveling to and from sites. Travel time is paid and truck/fuel card is provided.


Your duties will include:

  • Under general supervision troubleshoot, operate, monitor, and maintain wastewater treatment processes, landfill gas migration control/recovery systems and other related mechanical control systems;
  • Collect data from mechanical systems, wellfield extraction and environmental monitoring locations and prepared daily field reports;
  • Perform mechanical systems and wellfield valve/vacuum adjustments, data collection and maintenance; interpret data;
  • Assist with small construction projects including small equipment operation, pipe and valve installation;
  • Use Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) or High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) piping materials and associated equipment to perform maintenance on piping systems;
  • Provide on-call response related to troubleshoot and malfunction event(s);
  • Required hotel stays to support projects remote from the Nashville office;  
  • Some travel may be required for project services.


  • Understanding and applying scope, schedule and budget;
  • Developing client relationship skills;
  • Mastery of independent investigation and troubleshooting;
  • Brings value to CEC clients;
  • Mechanical skills and attention to detail;
  • Ability to exert physical effort in handling objects up to 50 pounds on occasion;
  • Ability to work outdoors approximately 90% of each workday;
  • Ability to walk over steep and rough terrain for considerable distances on a daily basis;
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment (safety glasses, hardhat, safety boots, safety vest, personal multi-gas monitor, etc.) in accordance with company Health and Safety standards;
  • Valid driver’s license, clean driving record, and ability to drive a pickup truck;
  • Ability to work independently in the field in varying weather conditions with strict adherence to operating procedures and safety policies;
  • High school diploma/GED;
  • Ability to travel for work outside of the area, should the need arise.

About Us

Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) is consistently ranked as an Engineering News-Record Top 200 Design Firm, offering big firm opportunities with a small firm culture.  Not only will we help you develop professionally, but we will also provide you with the opportunity to become an owner of the firm and share in our success.  You will work on diverse projects while providing high quality service to our clients. 


In addition to offering company stock at all levels, we provide a matching 401(k), profit sharing, a performance bonus for all employees, medical dental and vision insurance, short and long term disability and tuition assistance.  Join our team where your contribution matters.


CEC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status), national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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