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Technician Austin in Austin, TX at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 10/2/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Austin, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/2/2018

Job Description

Veolia offers the most complete range of environmental solutions to meet the challenges of cities, governments, campuses, businesses and industries. Our network of talent and hands-on know-how is unique and unrivaled.
We help our customers address their environmental and sustainability challenges in energy, water and waste. That means improving our clients' energy efficiency, better managing their water and wastewater, and recovering resources from their wastes. We do this in a safe, cost-effective and innovative manner for more than 550 communities and more than 30,000 businesses, campuses and organizations throughout North America.

Our Gulf Coast branch provides services for our customers located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Texas. Within the Gulf Coast branch, Veolia operates a hazardous waste incinerator in Port Arthur, TX, a service center in Baytown, TX and a service center in College Park, GA. The Gulf Coast branch offers the following services: Lab Chemical Services, On-Site Services, Transportation, Household Hazardous Waste, Reactive Chemicals, Remediation, Training Services, Specialty Services, Drum Management, Incineration, Fuels Blending, Recycling and Radioactive Waste Management.

 
Job Summary:
Responsible for safely loading, unloading, movements and processing hazardous waste, non-hazardous waste, and recyclable materials for industrial clients. This job includes general labor and warehouse tasks such as understanding of proper handling and disposal of hazardous waste and recyclable materials as well as cleaning maintaining and organizing the work areas.

 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Performs general housekeeping duties and maintains a clean, organized and safe work area. Complies with all prescribed safety procedures and regulations. Report all incidents and accidents. Works safely and wears the appropriate PPE for task.
• Removes hazardous material from site areas, equipment and facilities using standard industrial and specific or specialized decontamination cleaning techniques.
• Safely operates decontamination equipment utilizing high pressure water, strippable coatings or other decontamination processes.
• Ability to work in self-contained breathing apparatus and operate breathing air systems.
• Moves material within the facility using appropriate equipment such as hand trucks, pallet trucks, forklifts, golf cart, etc. Must also be able to do some heavy lifting (up to 70lbs).
• Collects and processes protective clothing and waste products from site areas.
• Properly inspect segregate, and consolidate all waste stored on site.
• Responsible for excavating, transporting, handling, sorting, labeling, or collecting both hazardous and non-hazardous materials.
• Must be able to utilize knowledge of company, state and federal regulations applicable to EPA, DOT, and OSHA.
• Must be able to safely operator equipment such as balers, shredders, grinders, extractors, pumps, tanks and pressure washers.
• Performs spill cleanup as well as participate in remediation projects in and out of the work area.
• Have the ability to support other operations when there’s a need.
• Must be able to work 8 sor 12 hour shifts.

Job Requirements

Education/Experience:
• High School diploma or General Educational Development (GED) required

Certification/Licenses:
• HAZWOPER Certification
• Forklift Certification

Knowledge, Skills and Ability:
• Ability to communicate effectively
• Ability to safely operate equipment
• Ability to operate independently
• Ability to work well in team environment