Assistant / Certified Mold Inspector

$16.00 - $24.00 hourly
  • Same Day Mold Testing, Inc
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Nov 14, 2019
Full time Construction Consultant Customer Service Engineering Facilities General Business General Labor Installation-Maint-Repair Other Technician

Job Description

If you're a Veteran, Member of the Guard or Reserves, or a Military Spouse, we can assist you! We gladly help those from all military branches.

Core Job Duties:

Driving, visually inspecting residential and commercial properties, taking photographs, using moisture meters and air sampling pumps; job-related documentation, delivering samples to the laboratory, delivering payments to the bank, restocking vehicle inventory, data entry, report preparation.

Job Goals:

Start as an assistant in preparation to becoming a Certified Mold Inspector (CMI) that performs 2 to 3 field inspections and prepares 2 to 3 reports per day.

Core Skill Set:

Strong work ethic, punctuality, high levels of customer service, great orator (multilingual a plus, but clean English is a must), great writing and penmanship; computer proficiency. Critical thinking (what, when, where, why, and how?), persuasive presenter; time management, attention to details. Natural curiosity about things, problem solver. Efficient worker. Driving during peak traffic hours using dash-mounted GPS device. Works with a sense of urgency to meet deadlines and customer expectations.

Job Requirements:

Right to Work in California. Valid, unrestricted California Driver’s License, clean driving record, great vision, clean criminal background; occasional overtime; report preparation, daily interaction with the general public at their residence or place of business, periodic weekend duty. Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. Mold certification.

Passionate about serving customers well, open to constructive criticism for continual improvement. Zero tolerance drug policy, including medical marijuana cards. There is simply too much at stake for you to be under the influence of anything other than a passion for serving customers well. This is a non-smoking environment, so if you smoke cigarettes this is probably not the place for you.

Live within a 10-mile radius of SDMT office location to avoid costly fuel budget and commute burnout.

Work Experience:

Prefer two years of experience in a customer service or sales position; some field experience as a driver and worker. Mold industry experience a plus but not required. Military experience a bonus: we value our veterans that have been honorably discharged from his/her branch of the military.

Academic Experience:

Associates Degree or better (optional if industry-specific experience)

Pay Rate:

$16/hr. – Assistant Mold Inspector through Certification (approximately three months)

$17/hr. – Certified Mold Inspector (approximately three months)

$18/hr. – Months 4 through 12

$20/hr. – Year 2

$22/hr. – Year 3

$24/hr. – Year 4

±$60K/yr. (Total Compensation) – Eligible for Supervisory Role in Year 4


Additional Compensation: Production Bonus Pay for Executing Sampling Protocols


(Timeframes and amounts are approximations dependent upon your attendance and performance)


Path to Employment:

  1. Submit resume’ with pay history.
  2. Reliable transportation to get to work. A company vehicle is provided for work.
  3. Full-time availability – anything less and we’ll both lose interest.
  4. Interview – Business Casual Attire. No cologne or other fragrances please.
  5. Writing Sample – handwritten and typewritten final draft.
  6. 90-day probationary period as a 1099-paid independent contractor.
  7. Perfect attendance expectation.
  8. Assistant Mold Inspector (AMI), Apprenticeship and Certification during 90-day 1099-paid period: office duty, field duty, documentation and customer service.
  9. Lunch is provided periodically.
  10. Complete company-paid CMI course material, unless already certified.
  11. The time from AMI to CMI is about three months, depending on your application of the New Hire Teaching Curriculum, attendance and performance.
  12. If you can handle the first three months, you can handle the next three years should you decide to stay that long.


Comprehensive and thorough training program delivered by an experienced inspector.

Weekly quizzes to test your increasing knowledge base.

Approximately 100 real-life inspections for you to see how the work is done and actually do the work before getting certified.

Company-paid mold certification: study on your own time if too much incoming work.

Jessica Fowlkes