Material Handler 1 in Port Arthur, TX at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 2/22/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Responsible for performing a variety of routine hazardous and non-hazardous waste tasks in the movement and  processing of various waste in various container size/type. Tasks could include: Follow procedures & direction,  perform manual labor, proper usage of PPE, operate mobile equipment (manual and powered), operate fixed /  stationary equipment, loading & unloading containers, perform equipment inspections, identification of various  container size/type, scanning container movements, consolidation of containers & material, staging containers in  designated area, recognize markings & labels. Tasks will be performed on a daily basis in the designated  processing area as assigned by Leads & Supervisors in order to meet processing objectives for material disposal.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • • Work as directed by supervisors, leads, trainers or mentors
    • Recognize various container size & type
    • Recognize labels & markings
    • Understand and follow procedures & processes
    • Load and unload various size containers (totes, drums, tankers, trailers. etc.) using mechanical or manual means
    • Use a variety of tools such as impact wrenches, shovels, jackhammers, etc.
    • Transport hazardous materials from storage locations within the facility as directed
    • Decontaminate and dispose of empty drums and/or containers according to RCRA and disposal guidelines
    • Assist in completing all necessary paperwork for processing materials to include transportation of materials to and from various locations
    • Perform general housekeeping duties
    • Maintain a clean, organized and safe work area
    • Inspect material handling equipment as required
    • Assist in the loading/unloading of hazardous and non-hazardous waste materials at designated sites utilizing appropriate equipment for which you are appropriately trained.

    Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
    • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

• High School diploma or GED equivalent
• 3 to 6 months general labor experience
• Forklift experience preferred

• 40-Hour HAZWOPER training preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Ability:
• Ability to communicate through reading and writing
• Trained in the use of material handling equipment

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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