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Animas Environmental Services (AES) is a small, busy company with two office locations, one in Farmington, NM and another in Durango, CO. AES has been in business for 15 years and provides a smaller, friendlier environment than some of our large competitors. We offer a chance to work on a wide variety of projects including environmental permitting and planning; site investigation and remediation; stormwater management for construction; and environmental monitoring and sampling. AES’ client base includes private industry, state, local and federal governments, and tribal entities.

We are located in the Four Corners Area (nationally known for great biking, hiking, fishing, rafting, skiing, snowboarding, and touring of historic and prehistoric sites). The region is also known for having affordable residential areas with good school ratings and critically acclaimed restaurants and music venues. 

Job Opening


Animas Environmental Services, LLC is a small environmental consulting services firm located in Farmington, New Mexico. We have a small staff of experienced engineers, scientists, project managers and environmental technicians and our work spans a wide range of projects across the Four Corners area.

We are currently seeking a new team member for our Administrator position. This role provides support for the firm principal, technical and management teams, and staff. This position has primary responsibility for bookkeeping and administration functions, but also participates in supporting the Operations team with proposal preparation, report production and various other aspects of our work. Being a strong team player with problem solving skills is a top priority.

Demonstrable expertise with QuickBooks, strong MS 365 skills (especially Excel and Word), attention to detail, and a comfort level with a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities are essential. Executive Assistant experience is a plus. This position requires high degree of confidentiality, ability to communicate professionally and work with Senior Management, staff, clients and the public as needed. Must be comfortable working both independently and collaboratively.

This position is part-time, 24 hours per week.

Please send Resumes and Letters of Interest to klupton@animasenvironmental.com.

We accept resumes in these fields should a position open:

Remediation Technician
Skills required: background in natural gas fired and electric soil and groundwater remediation equipment at oil/gas production facilities. Familiarity with standard oil and gas compression and automation operations, maintenance, and troubleshooting. Valid driver’s license and clean driving record. AS or BS in an environmental field preferred.

Environmental Drafter
Skills required: produces map outputs, and creates figures and tables for projects including quarterly monitoring and BGT closure reports. Records field notes and communicates with Project Managers. Ability to operate GPS for field mapping. AutoCAD, GIS, and Environmental Software experience. Associate Degree or higher and 2+ years’ experience.

Environmental Field Technician
Skills required: assists with assessment/investigations of soil and groundwater for petroleum releases. Operates screening equipment including OVM, PTH analyzer, and mercury vapor meter. Navigates on oil and gas access roads and locates remote well sites using GPS.  Strong communication skills and ability to work well in a team environment. Minimum BS degree in Environmental Science, Geology or Engineering, with documented 2+ years’ experience.

Field Geologist
Skills required: prepares Storm Water Management Plans. Manages UST projects with the NMED-PSTB. Has routine interaction with clients and local, tribal, state, and federal agencies. Strong oil and gas industry experience. Knowledge of environmental release response and investigation and industry regulations. Strong writing skills and ability to monitor and control costs. Requires a B.S. or higher in Geology with PG preferred, and 5+ years’ experience.

Environmental Engineer
Skills required: working knowledge of environmental regulations and compliance. Prepares Phase I Initial Site Assessments.  Ability to lead and supervise staff and projects along with creating and monitoring budgets. Proficiency required in MS Word and Excel. Strong writing skills. B.S. or higher in Environmental Engineering, EIT or PE preferred, and 5+ years’ experience.  

AES offers excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, and a 401k/profit sharing plan, along with Comp Time and four weeks of Paid Time Off, as well as training and certifications paid by the company. Salary DOQ. All positions are subject to a pre-employment background check and drug test.


Send your resume to Karen Lupton, Operations and Business Development Manager