You're a reliable, motivated and team-oriented person who likes to pitch in and keep things clean and safe. You enjoy working both inside and outside, and you'll do what it takes to get the job done safely and effectively. You know how to manage your time, and colleagues can count on you to be patient, tactful and cooperative. You desire to learn new skills, be part of a team and advance within a growing company.
Environmental Technicians identify, collect, transport, process, package and prepare hazardous and universal wastes, recyclables and solid waste for storage and disposal. You'll play an integral role in supporting the Project Manager onsite.
Day in the Life
After grabbing your favorite morning beverage, you can expect to:
Suit up in your PPE (Personal Protective Equipment).
Conduct inspections onsite and share your findings with the Project Manager.
Collect, load and containerize materials, and prepare them for storage or shipment.
Operate a forklift (or similar equipment) to load, unload and move materials.
Check on waste containers throughout the facility (you'll notify your Project Manager when containers are full, or if shipments are required).
Perform other duties as assigned.
What you need to apply
High School Diploma or GED
Preferred Certifications: 40 Hour HAZWOPER, 8 Hour HAZWOPER, DOT, RCRA
Relevant experience in the environmental industry preferred
Moderate computer skills (Microsoft Suite)
Valid driver's license
Forklift certification/license preferred
Ability to pass pre-employment background checks and drug screening
Comfort wearing a respirator if needed.
For more than 60 years, US Ecology has partnered with retailers, manufacturers and government entities across North America to keep the environment clean. The work is hard, but the reward is significant. Our experts provide services and solutions that address complicated treatment, disposal, recycling and emergency response issues that may otherwise jeopardize the health of our planet. By helping our partners safely dispose of their hazardous and regulated waste, the teams at US Ecology are ensuring a sustainable future for our children, our communities, and the well-being of the places we call home.
For your hard work
Opportunity for professional growth
Employer paid certifications and training
Paid Time Off & Holidays
401(k) US Ecology matches 55% of your contribution up to 6% of your pay
Find out more at usecology.com
US Ecology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status, among other factors.
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