Water and Mold Technician

Redding, California
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Various Shifts Available)
US$ 14.00 - US$ 16.00 per hour
Ref. Number
White,Joshua, Spherion
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Job Description


1. Performs dry-down procedures, becomes familiar with the technical aspects (Psychrometry, Second Law of thermodynamics), and uses appropriate equipment (Dehumidifiers, water extractors, etc.)
2. Uses and interprets moisture meters (SurveyMaster, Protimeter, Temp/RH pen) and infrared camera.
3. Locates the history of the building, determines if asbestos or mold is present and finds out the category, age and source of the water loss (I, II, III)
4. Assess damage to determine work scope, including pictures, record of temperature / relative humidity and moisture % readings in affected areas and unaffected areas within the building and outdoors.
5. Communicates findings to Project Manager, and if need be the owner.
6. Under the direction of the PM, extract water, remove wet carpet and padding, and carefully move furniture to mark and cut wet drywall.
7. Completes daily reports to document equipment used and work performed, and reports verbally to PM at the end of each day.
8. Responsible for cleaning and maintaining equipment.
9. Cleans site daily and at end of job to ensure owner satisfaction.
10. Other duties as assigned.


1. Must become familiar with and be able to visually recognize mold.
2. Investigates job site thoroughly to ensure mold is contained.
3. Uses appropriate equipment for mold remediation (air scrubber / negative air machine), and especially HEPA filters, ensures it is clean and working properly.
4. Assesses and performs destructive testing (DT) to determine work scope.
5. Perform remediation procedures safely, wear proper PPE, responsible for containment setup, setting engineering controls in place to assure negative pressure, carefully demo affected areas, dispose of debris, and detail cleaning.

Perform dry-down procedures and mold remediation in residential and commercial settings.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Various Shifts Available)

1. High school diploma preferred.
2. Valid California drivers license and clean DMV record is required.
3. Able to use hand tools and electric tools safely and effectively.
4. Good communication skills required.
5. Willingness to learn new things.

No Degree Required

1-4 years

1. Basic general construction experience desired, WRT training and HVAC technician background preferred. IICRC certification???s a plus
2. Able to wear a full body suit and a full face respirator and work in confined spaces and hot working environments with limited visibility

If you think this is the career for you, give us a call at 530-222-3434 to set up an interview!

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance:Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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