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8 Jan 2020

Full-Time Asbestos Abatement Supervisor

Lovett Deconstruction – Posted by LovettDeconstruction Portland, Oregon, United States

Job Description

Asbestos Abatement Supervisor

Lovett Deconstruction’s mission is to elevate and redefine the industry standard for building deconstruction with a dream team of committed professionals who are energized by service, passionate about teamwork, and committed to the cause of reuse and recycling. We are a company that values diversity and strives toward inclusion, equity, and community. Are you interested in becoming a part of our diverse and dynamic team?

We are currently hiring for an Asbestos Supervisor to lead our asbestos abatement team. This position requires that you hold a current EPA Asbestos Supervisor Certification, with an excellent understanding of Asbestos regulations.

This role requires a self-starter, someone who is hard-working, attentive, and service-oriented. The responsibilities for this position range from rough and dirty, to careful and surgical. You would be supervising a team and coordinating activities of workers engaged in removing asbestos from ceilings, walls, floors, etc. that are part of a larger deconstruction project. You would review job specifications, inspect worksites and confer with our team and contractors to evaluate appropriate removal.

A successful applicant has demonstrable experience in construction and Asbestos Abatement, customer service and a proven ability to effectively communicate. This person will need to accurately complete paperwork related to each project.


  • Must hold a current and valid EPA Asbestos Supervisor certification.
  • Clean driver’s license.
  • Ability to follow directions; read/speak and understand English. (Required)
  • Ability to speak Spanish. (Preferred)
  • Access and ability to communicate via text, phone, and email.
  • Uphold Lovett standards for service, quality, and safety by being professional, knowledgeable, and communicating clearly.
  • Capable of lifting ~50lbs, repeatedly over the course of a day.
  • Capable of handling power tools and hand tools.
  • Capable of prying, pulling and twisting with wrists, arms, shoulders, and back.
  • Capable of working in varying weather, wearing Tyvek for prolonged periods, and doing physically demanding tasks such as hauling and handling debris in dusty conditions.
  • Ability to work for sustained periods of time using a respirator
  • Ability to manage an Asbestos Abatement team
  • Experience in deconstruction or construction
  • Must be team-oriented, with the ability to run job site safety meetings, participate in daily stretches.
  • Participate in Deconstruction of assemblies ranging from full houses to kitchens and shower surrounds with attention to required protection, detail, and salvage throughout.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Acute awareness of cleanliness and process
  • Ability to problem solve quickly and effectively
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

What we offer

  • Competitive starting wage of $20-24, DOE
  • Structured training program and support
  • Full medical, dental and vision benefits package
  • 401K with Employer Match
  • Short term disability insurance
  • Monthly Massage benefit
  • 6 paid holidays, 5 accrued vacation days, 5 accrued sick days
  • Cell phone stipend & Use of company vehicle


How to Apply

Apply by sending your resume and cover letter stating why you would be a good fit for this position to [email protected] OR By applying via our website

Job Categories: Environmental. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Asbestos, Asbestos Abatement, Cleanup, Deconstruction, DEQ, and environmental. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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