Material Handler - Sauget, IL in Sauget, IL at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 9/4/2020

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Material Handler
Sauget, IL
Union
$16-19/hr
 
Veolia is a global environmental company operating in over 40 countries with 179,000 employees focused on delivering environmentally sustainable solutions. We work with a wide range of clients to retrieve and dispose of their hazardous and non-hazardous waste materials. Whenever possible, we will recycle these materials. Materials which cannot be recycled will be disposed of properly to ensure a safe and healthy environment for future generations.
 
•Assemble boxes and stage all necessary materials for processing and repackaging waste into charge boxes for incinerator.
•Suit up with proper personal protection equipment and other necessary equipment for environmental protection.
•Break down and extract waste materials (including hard solids that may require jackhammer) from various vendor containers and dumps into mixing pan.
•Process materials into various combinations of solids, mixes and/or slurries and repackages into charge boxes per process/plan; weighs all charges to meet, process, plan specifications.
•Record all material processed to maintain in-process inventory data using electronic scanning devices.
•Shrink-wrap charges; move to incinerator dock for burning.
•Consolidate material from drums into roll-off containers for incineration.
•Reclaim vendor drums for recycling and crush drums that are not re-usable.
•Dump waste hoppers and clean process area and maintain cleanliness around department.
•Change out air supply banks (provides clean air source for personal protective suits) as required.
•Maintain a complete inventory of personal protection equipment and other department supplies.
•Communicate with all leadmen and on-coming shift crews as required.


Job Requirements

Education/Experience:• High School diploma or General Educational Development (GED) required
• Prior work experience of 3 to 6 months in the hazardous waste or chemical industry in a related position with proficiency in handling forklifts and a variety of tools preferred



Certification/Licenses:
• 24-Hour/40-Hour HAZWOPER training preferred, but not required
• Forklift license preferred





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