Milestone Environmental Services, LLC (Milestone) is an energy waste sequestration company with assets throughout the Permian Basin, the Eagle Ford Shale, and the Haynesville Shale. 

We are the largest independent energy waste sequestration company in the United States, and a key business partner to energy companies looking to reduce their carbon footprint through cost-efficient waste management solutions. 

We are committed to protecting the environment and our communities by offering a better way to manage waste and play a key role in a forward-looking carbon agenda. Milestone is a partner in the transition to a sustainable energy future.

Just as we value a cleaner and more sustainable energy future, we also value diversity, inclusion, and respect for those around us. At Milestone, we embrace diverse perspectives, ideas, skills, knowledge, experiences, and cultures throughout our organization. We strive to foster a work environment where every employee feels valued and encouraged.


On Tuesday, May 16, we’ll be in Edinburg at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 3801 S. Business Hwy 281, from 10AM to 2PM conducting on-the-spot interviews for a number of oilfield positions. Bring your resume and speak with a hiring manager about our growing organization and multiple career opportunities.

We provide employees with comprehensive total rewards, including competitive pay (entry-level positions start at $67,000 per year), free company housing, medical/dental/vision insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid time off, work boots voucher, referral bonuses, paternity leave, and more. We are looking for qualified candidates to fill the following positions: 

ADT Truck Driver

Drives truck equipped with dump body to transport and dump non-hazardous E&P oilfield waste. Performs all duties according to company operating and safety procedures and guidelines to maximize safety. Conducts pre- and post-work inspections of truck. Relocates oilfield waste within facility and provides general cleaning assistance as need. This is a non-DOT truck driver position and classified as Off-the-Road Truck Driver.

Equipment Operator 

Operates at least one piece of heavy equipment or machinery equipped with buckets or dozer blade to excavate, push, or load dirt. Attaches and detaches auxiliary pieces of equipment to power drive equipment. Moves oilfield material to stockpiles and treatment cells as directed, following verbal instructions, safety, and operating procedures. Repairs cell bottoms in preparation for refill. Levels stockpiles. Performs routine CLAIR (cleaning, lubrication, adjustment, inspection, and minor repair) on assigned equipment. Reports and documents result of work performed.

Operations Manager

Primary responsibilities are to manage the daily operation, disposal, and maintenance of an E&P waste disposal facility. Where applicable, oversees pump and washout processes, slurry injection well operation, and overall plant facility management. Ensures compliance with environmental, regulatory, safety, and operating standards, plus policies and emergency response procedures. Provide excellent customer service. 

Operations Supervisor 

Primary responsibilities are to supervise the daily operations, cleaning, treatment, disposal, and maintenance of a waste disposal plant facility. Assures compliance with established environmental, regulatory, safety, operating standards, policies, and emergency response procedures. Spends a considerable amount of time coaching employees on operational and safety procedures. Works directly with employees to increase their skill level and competency. 

Pump Operator 

Primary responsibilities include unloading trucks, operation, and maintenance of pumping equipment, monitoring, and managing tank levels and flow rates, maintaining and operating valves, and plant operations through a PLC. Will be responsible for keeping records, plant inspections, and maintaining a clean and safe workplace. 


Primary responsibilities include directing the unloading of trucks with various waste streams. at plant facility and preparing customer tickets according to company procedures and required recordkeeping. Reviews manifest, prepares data entry, collects samples, and performs lab tests on load samples. Directs customer truck traffic and waste offloading accordingly. Coordinates process with plant staff and performs a variety of administrative tasks as needed, as well as Wash Rack Operator duties as assigned.

Wash Rack Operator

Primary responsibilities include performing truck washing process at plant facility using high pressure equipment, hoses, and approved products. Performs general clean-up and maintenance for plant facility.

When you join the Milestone team, you’ll not only be building a great career, you’ll be helping to clean up energy℠. Stop by our Edinburg Job Fair at 3801 S. Business Hwy 281, Edinburg, TX 78539, to learn more and interview. If you are unable to attend, you can still apply online at

Editor’s Note: The above guest column was penned by Fernando Torres, Human Resources director for Milestone Environmental Services, LLC. The column appears in The Rio Grande Guardian International News Service with the permission of the author. Torres can be reached by email via: [email protected].

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