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    AdvantaClean Team

    AdvantaClean Team

    Our team at AdvantaClean of Alexandria & Arlington is eager and willing to serve the community!

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    Dan Derbes

    Owner

    7 years

    After serving 20+ years in the US Navy and working in the defense contracting world, Dan pursued his passion for owning his own business and started AdvantaClean of Alexandria & Arlington. With his long term interest in home improvement, Dan wanted to help the Northern Virginia community by providing services to improve both the quality of life and the health & wellbeing of both commercial and residential properties. 

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    Anne Derbes

    Warehouse Manager

    6 years

    As co-owners of the company, Anne and Dan make a great team, working toghether to provide quality service to the community as well as opportunities for employment. As warehouse manager, Anne manages the inventory levels and assists with additional tasks for customer projecs. Anne is also a Certified Radon Testing specialist, administering radon tests as requested by customers.

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    Chris Link

    Inspector/Estimator

    2 years

    Chris joined the team as one of our MICRO certified mold inspectors and as a small business owner himself, has brought a balance of experience and fresh enthusiasm to the company. Since joining us, he has gained a wealth of knowledge and experience in our industry, performing countless inspections, providing clear and fair estimates to prospective customers, and always going the extra mile to ensure customer satisfaction.

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    Raul Reynoso Gabe Peterson

    Team Leads

    7 years

    Raul and Gabe are our two team leaders and have been the backbone of the company since that first year we opened. Both are certified in MICRO Mold Remediation and are NADCA certified for air duct cleanings. Raul has specialized in radon gas mitigation for two years now, and Gabe has supervised several large-scale commercial duct and dryer vent cleaning projects. 

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    Samantha Myers

    Office Manager, Marketing Manager

    6 years

    Samantha joined the AdvantaClean team shortly after Dan Derbes started up, and serves as the company's office manager. After six years doing corporate marketing, the lure of helping a small business succeed and grow led her into being both the office admin and marketing manager. Now she enjoys doing the office work as well as working with the team on client projects to learn more about the process and be the best resource she can be to customers and the rest of the team.

Open Positions with AdvantaClean of Fairfax & Springfield

The AdvantaClean Field Technician provides mold remediation, air duct & dryer vent cleaning, HVAC coil cleaning, emergency water damage recovery, and installation of moisture control solutions in homes and buildings.

Field Technicians work directly under the supervision of a Lead Technician, Crew Supervisor, or Project Manager in a team atmosphere. The Supervisor will assign various tasks to the field technician to complete that as part of the project as a whole.

Typical Duties Include:
  • Light demolition / removal of finished building materials
  • Project cleanup, bagging, and removing debris to jobsite collection bin or vehicle for haul off
  • Operating water collection vacuums or pumps to extract standing water from inside structures
  • Detailed, fine cleaning including vacuuming, brushing, and damp wiping surfaces and building contents
  • Hanging or laying plastic for barricades or barriers using mechanical fasteners, tape, and adhesives
  • Setting or adjusting equipment for drying or filtration
  • Cleaning HVAC / air duct & exhaust systems using collection vacuums, rotary and stationary
  • Digging, raking, and spreading drainage aggregate
  • Squatting, crawling, and ladder work are often required to access all areas of a home or building
  • Demonstrate proper, safe operation of battery operated and corded power drills, hammer drills, circular saws, reciprocating saws
  • Demonstrate safe lifting, pushing, pulling, and ladder climbing practices
  • Demonstrate safe chemical storage, labeling, and use practices
Safety Gear Provided:
  • PPE
  • Gloves (leather, nitrile, or coated cloth depending on application)
  • Safety Glasses or Goggles
  • N-95 Respirators
  • Poly Spun “Tyvek” style suits with hood and foot protection
  • Shoe Covers, Knee Pads, and Muck Boots
  • Hard Hats, Ear Protection, and Steel Toe Shoes may be required, dependent on site application
  • Fall protection for aerial work
Benefits:
  • Team-oriented culture
  • Community impact
  • Detailed training program
  • Many opportunities for career growth within company
  • Competitive compensation based on experience

Qualifications

  • No experience required!
  • Experience in home services or construction fields is a strong plus
  • Working knowledge of residential and / or commercial construction practices is a strong plus
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Able to work efficiently and effectively in a Team environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent Customer Service skills
  • Working knowledge of basic PC operations
  • Exhibit a professional, neat appearance
  • Ability to lift 75 lbs
  • Valid driver’s license with satisfactory driving record
  • Successfully complete a pre-employment background check and drug test
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A Senior Lead Technician is responsible for overseeing and managing a crew, controlling job costs, production times, quality assurance and to act as the primary point of contact for our customers, in addition to being responsible for a company vehicle and all equipment for both commercial and residential divisions.

In addition, the Senior Lead Technician is a working Field Technician that regularly performs mold remediation, installation of preventative moisture control solutions, in addition to air duct & dryer vent cleaning, HVAC coil cleaning and 24/7 water damage recovery services to our clients as needed.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Manage the production, including hands-on work as required, of mold remediation, water damage cleanup, installation of preventative moisture control solutions and HVAC and dryer vent cleaning per written scope of work
  • Provide strong leadership to ensure successful, safe, timely, and profitable project delivery and completion
  • Manage documentation on projects (i.e. photos, contracts, etc.)
  • Respond to emergency recovery situations when needed, 24/7
  • Work safely in a team environment
  • Ensures all safety measures are enforced on job site
Safety Gear Provided:
  • PPE
  • Gloves (leather, nitrile, or coated cloth depending on application)
  • Safety Glasses or Goggles
  • N-95 Respirators
  • Poly Spun “Tyvek” style suits with hood and foot protection
  • Shoe covers, Knee Pads, and Muck Boots
  • Hard Hats, Ear Protection, and Steel Toe Shoes may be required, dependent on site application
  • Fall protection for aerial work
Benefits:
  • Team-oriented culture
  • Community impact
  • Training programs
  • Potential for upward mobility within the company
  • Competitive compensation (based on relevant experience and current certifications)
  • Health Care, Retirement Savings, Disability Insurance, PTO benefits offered (full time employees only)

Qualifications

Qualifications:
  • At least 2-5 years experience in home services or construction fields (Required)
  • 1-2 years of leadership experience (Required)
  • Valid driver’s license with satisfactory driving record (Required)
  • Successfully complete a pre-employment background check and drug test (Required)
  • Industry relevant certifications that are current that can include: IICRC, WRT, NADCA ASCS, OSHA 30, MICRO CMI/CMRC
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Able to work efficiently and effectively in a Team environment
  • Able to coordinate a team as an effective leader to achieve production goals
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent Customer Service skills
  • Exhibit a professional, neat appearance
  • Ability to lift 75 lbs
  • Working knowledge of residential and / or commercial construction practices is a strong plus
  • Working knowledge of basic PC operations
Send Your Resume Today!

Achievements and Certifications

At AdvantaClean of Arlington we provide the best services backed by our certifications and training.

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OSHA

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IICRC

lead safe certified firm

EPA

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MICRO

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Angies List 2016

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Angies List 2017

Additional Certifications

AdvantaClean of Alexandria & Arlington takes a lot of pride in making sure our team members are well trained, and that our lead technicians and inspectors maintain current certifications in their positions. We are happy to provide proof of certification upon request!

  • IICRC Water Restoration Technician
  • MICRO Certified Mold Inspector
  • MICRO Certified Mold Remediator
  • MICRO Radon Measurement and Remediation Certified
  • NADCA Certified Air Systems Cleaning Specialist
  • OSHA 30 hour certification