Field Technician, Lower Midwest (Full-Time)

Serving St. Louis, Kansas City, Omaha areas

Sniffer Robotics is currently seeking full-time employees to fulfill these positions.

We are hiring technicians to service the Missouri, and Illinois markets.  Please indicate your area of interest when applying.

About Sniffer Robotics

Sniffer Robotics is a “technology as a service” company, providing new and advanced solutions that improve productivity, make operations safer, and help protect the environment.  The company is an industry pioneer, having developed a drone-based solution for detecting methane gas emitting from ground surfaces.  The company provides advanced technologies and field services that improve productivity, make operations safer, and help protect the environment.  We are a growing and dynamic company headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with work throughout the United States. If you meet the qualifications and enjoy working outdoors, we want to talk with you.


Sniffer Robotics is an equal opportunity employer and provides training to help you succeed in our company and in your career.

Job Description

Our company is seeking productive and self-motivated field technicians who can safely deliver accurate and high-quality work. 

This posting is for outdoor labor entailing extensive walking in varying weather conditions throughout the year. Work will be performed independently and remotely.  You must be physically fit, able to pass a drug test and physical exam, and enjoy working in field conditions.   It is an hourly position with overtime (over 40 hours/week), including benefits (medical, dental & vision) and a company truck.

Bonus:  Sniffer Field Technicians are also required to become a licensed drone pilot to assist in the company's aerial operations (SnifferDRONE, Aerial Mapping, etc). Sniffer will help train, and reimburse expenses related to obtaining your FAA Part 107 unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) drone pilot certification. Obtaining your drone pilot certification will provide additional skills to benefit our company and our field services work - we also offer a higher wage rate for this skill. If you enjoy working in the field and interested in flying drones professionally, this is a great opportunity to further develop your skills.



  • Perform field work - gas emissions monitoring in accordance with procedures and regulations

  • Manage project scheduling, coordinate with customer(s) and internally

  • Submit accurate and professional field data and reports

  • Work with customers to ensure complete satisfaction

  • Always be alert – use sight, sound, smell, and communicate, to proactively work safely in all cases

  • Properly calibrate, maintain, and care for equipment and devices 

  • Be flexible and work within a team environment

  • Be able to effectively communicate field and operational issues to the team 

  • Work on continuing education through certifications including FAA Part 107 UAS pilot certification

  • Safely travel approx 50%

Minimum physical requirements

  • Stand/walk on feet for 10+ hours per day on uneven ground (concrete, rock, grass, mud/dirt, etc.)

  • Carry 15-20 lbs. of equipment in a backpack

  • Walk, turn, bend, reach & pull bodyweight plus backpack weight throughout the day

  • Carry additional equipment throughout facilities, up to 100 lbs. (ladders, water coolers, additional monitoring equipment, etc.)

  • Work in all variations of weather (extreme heat, cold, windy, etc.)



  • Professional verbal and written communication skills

  • Basic ability to use Microsoft Office products including Word and Excel

  • A valid drivers license with a clean driving record

  • Able to work in the United States (eVerify required)

  • A working smartphone with 4G/5G capabilities 

  • Able to pass a drug test and physical

  • Own transportation and ability to drive to job sites 

  • HS diploma required. Minimum two-year technical degree - college degree preferred

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Always be alert – use sight, sound, smell, and communicate, to proactively work safely in all cases

  • Be flexible and work within a team environment

  • Interest and ability to learn new skills, work among a team, and grow personally