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Environmental Technician II

Company: Clean Harbors
Location: Carson
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

The Opportunity: Clean Harbors is the leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services throughout North America. The Company serves a diverse customer base, including a majority of the Fortune 500 companies, thousands of smaller private entities and numerous federal, state, provincial and local governmental agencies. Through its Safety-Kleen subsidiary, Clean Harbors also is a premier provider of used oil recycling and re-refining, parts washers and environmental services for the small quantity generator market. Headquartered in Norwell, Massachusetts, Clean Harbors has waste disposal facilities and service locations throughout the United States and Canada, as well as Mexico and Puerto Rico. We offer competitive salaries and progressive benefits including health, dental, life insurance, 401K, generous paid time off, tuition reimbursement and more. We offer a drug free work environment and require a pre-employment drug screen. All Applicants are subject to pre-employment security background checks, and some positions may require pre-employment physical fitness for duty tests.The Environmental Technician II is responsible for the performance of tasks associated with hazardous waste clean-up, site-remediation, equipment decontamination and handling of hazardous materials.RESPONSIBILITIES:* Ensure Health and Safety is the number one goal by following policies, processes, and acting in a safe manner at all times.* Engage in strenuous physical labor including lifting, pulling and pushing heavy objects.* Operate light and heavy equipment including, but not limited to: pumps, vacuum, equipment, oil spill boom, generators, bobcats, etc.* Perform emergency response activities including, but not limited to chemical and water spills, etiological and biological contamination, tank cleaning, equipment decontamination, etc.* Completion of associated paperwork, including but not limited to daily worksheets, vehicle inspections, equipment inspections and Health and Safety requirements and permits.* Quick and immediate response when on call, secure coverage for shift and communicate your replacement's name to the coordinator.* Vehicle inspections, equipment inspections and Health & Safety inspections.* Ensure proper use of equipment and immediately notifies supervisor of any mechanical failures or problems with equipment. * Adhere to and ensures constant compliance with Health & Safety Compliance and regulations.* Able to wear and properly use a variety of Levels A, B, C & D personal protective Equipment (PPE) including respirators, skin, face, hand and foot protection in a multiple number of combinations.* May direct the work of the Field Technician I.* Assist in the field sampling activities and calibration of meters.* Because of the emergency response and operational nature of the position, a continuing condition of employment is that the applicant/candidate acknowledges and agrees to be on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year and on occasion will require work during week-ends and holidays.* Perform other duties and tasks as assigned from time to time by management and will be required by the needs of the Clean Harbors business. REQUIREMENTS:* High School diploma or equivalent required. 2 or 4 year degree in Environmental Studies preferred. * 1+ year experience as a Field Technician I.* Valid driver's license required as a continuing condition of employment.* Clean Driving record, for the purposes of CHESI, includes: No more than 2 moving violations in the past 3 years; No DUI/DWI in past 3 years; No preventable accidents in the past year; No more than 2 preventable accidents in the last 3 years; No serious moving violations in past 3 years, i.e., Reckless driving, Driving to endanger, Open alcohol containers, etc. * Complete confined space entry and 40 Hour OSHA Training.* Knowledge of RCRA requirements/regulations. * Ability to work with little or no direct supervision and an aptitude to complete assigned work.* Understands the manpower and equipment required to complete assignments* Knowledge of chemicals preferred.* Knowledge of Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) waste codes, manifesting and Land Disposal Restrictions (LDR) (preferred).* Strong mechanical ability.* Demonstrated leadership ability.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:* Position involves strenuous physical exertion; Available for 24 hour, on-call basis. * Able to travel, work weekends, will wear a pager* Requires standing, lifting up to 50lbs., pulling/pushing, carrying, grasping, reaching, crawling, stooping and crouching in confined spaces.* Requires walking, climbing, speaking, listening, color determination and clarity of vision at 2 feet or more (with or without lenses).* Requires sitting. Requires the ability to properly wear and use personal respirator equipment and other forms of personal protective equipment (PPE) including levels A,B,C,D & E, including full encapsulation PPE suits which can elevate body temperature substantially during strenuous exertion. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check and drug screen. Some positions also require a pre-hire medical exam. Must meet all work eligibility requirements. Environmentally responsible business.*CH

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