If you’ve ever considered working in the septic industry, you should know that it has incredible growth potential and competitive pay. Although septic installation, repair, and maintenance aren’t for the faint of heart, the rapidly growing field could be the opportunity you’re looking for to secure long-term job security and comfort for you and your family.
Check out these three reasons to join the septic industry and common septic positions you may be able to fill and see the rewards of working for a local septic company like Bynum Septic.
Three Reasons to Join the Septic Industry
Long-Term Job Availability
Septic services are a rapidly growing and inexhaustible field because home and business owners will always need their septic systems repaired, inspected, and replaced. If you’re trying to break into the home service industry, septic management is a great opportunity to secure long-term job stability.
Opportunities for Job Growth
As the septic industry expands, so do the opportunities to grow within it. Although you may begin as a septic pump technician, job growth opportunities will open the door to a foreman or project manager position, giving you great benefits and pay.
The home service industry can be a very lucrative career path, and septic systems are no different. The average starting pay for most novice septic pumpers is $20 an hour and up to $30 an hour for more experienced septic pumpers. As you grow in the industry and find new opportunities in septic, that pay will dramatically increase.
Common Septic Positions
Pump Truck Driver
Pump truck drivers are key contributors to septic organizations. They are responsible for servicing septic system issues, including septic tank pumping for residential and commercial accounts. The role involves pumping, transporting, and disposal of non-hazardous waste. Responsibilities include safely operating a company service truck and transporting heavy earth-moving equipment to job sites. Drivers will have the opportunity to learn various skills and roles, such as installing new septic tanks, service lines, and drain fields.
Septic Tank and Drain Field Estimator
As a septic tank and drain field estimator, you will play a crucial role in assessing and estimating the cost and scope of drain field installations for septic systems. Your expertise will be essential in evaluating site conditions, analyzing design requirements, and providing accurate estimations for drain field construction projects.
Septic Tank and Drain Field Installer
As a septic tank and drain field installer, you will play a crucial role in constructing and installing drain fields for septic systems. Your expertise and attention to detail will be essential in ensuring septic systems’ proper functioning and longevity. These responsibilities include performing excavation and site preparation work, installing drain field components, assembling and connecting pipes, and configuring septic system risers and covers for easy access and maintenance.
Septic Technician (Class 1 Effluent and Chamber Systems)
As a septic technician, you will be responsible for the installation, maintenance, and repair of septic systems, with a specific focus on Class 1 effluent and chamber systems. Your in-depth understanding of these systems and your technical proficiency will ensure efficient and effective service delivery to customers. Your specific responsibilities include performing inspections and diagnostic assessments of septic systems to identify issues, conducting routine maintenance and pumping of septic tanks, and repairing septic system components, including pumps, floats, control panels, and distribution boxes.
Benefits of Working for Bynum Septic
Bynum Septic is a leading local septic company serving Lilburn and Lawrenceville, GA. We want to fill positions in our rapidly growing team with motivated, hard-working individuals who see job growth potential in the septic industry. Our employees receive:
- Competitive Pay
- $1k-$3k sign-on bonus based on experience
- W-2 Employment
- Two weeks paid vacation after 1 year of employment
- Positive, team-oriented environment
It is our goal to serve our customers with excellence by creating a team of septic experts. If you’d like to learn more about being a part of that team, contact us!
We are a fast-growing company with lots of opportunities for you to grow with us!
Please apply on our Careers page if you can meet the following qualifications.
- Clean Background
- Clean Drug Test
- Class A or B CDL
- Availability M-F 7:30 AM-6:00 PM (after-hours and weekend service as needed)
If CDL requirements are not fulfilled, we can provide training and education through our in-house program.
We look forward to hearing from you!