Material Handler - Austin in Austin, TX at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 7/20/2020

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Job Description



Veolia is the world reference in the management of solid or liquid non-hazardous or hazardous waste. The Company is involved in the entire waste life cycle, from collection to final treatment, and makes its recovery a priority.
As a stakeholder in the circular economy, Veolia develops innovative solutions to increase the rate of waste recycling and conversion into matter or energy.

Job Summary:
Responsible for safely loading chemical waste, and by-product into tanker trucks, totes and/or drums. Responsible for verifying and filling out shipping paperwork in accordance with all state and federal regulations. Conducts daily inspections of loading areas and incoming/outgoing trucks to ensure operational success with hazardous and non-hazardous shipments. In addition, this role will be asked to support other portions of the site operations as needed in the event that loading is completed early.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Performs general housekeeping duties, maintains a clean, safe and compliant work area. Complies with all prescribed safety procedures and regulations. Report all incidents and accidents. Works safely and wears appropriate PPE for task.
• Loads hazardous and non-hazardous waste and by-product into tanker trucks, totes and/or drums.
• Loads hazardous and non-hazardous waste materials at designated sites utilizing appropriate equipment.
• Conducts daily inspections of loading areas and incoming/outgoing trucks to ensure operational success with bulk and chemical shipments.
• Moves material within the facility using appropriate equipment such as hand trucks, pallet trucks, forklifts, golf cart, etc.
• Verifies and fill out shipping paperwork in accordance with state and federal regulations.
• Must be able to safely and properly label, lift, weigh, and store containers weighing up to 70lbs.
• Performs spill cleanup as well as participate in remediation projects in and out of the work area.
• Recognize various container size and types. Properly inspect segregate and consolidate all waste stored on site.
• Must be able to safely operator equipment such as balers, shredders, grinders, extractors, pumps, tanks and pressure washers.
• Review and maintain documentation related to the preparation and shipping of wastes and recyclable materials in accordance with regulations and company procedures, including shipping papers, manifest logs, etc.
• Have the ability to support other operations when there’s a need.
Day Shift 6:30am – 6:30pm; Night Shift 6:30pm – 6:30am)


Job Requirements

Education/Experience:
• High School diploma or General Educational Development (GED) required
   Must be able to pass a background check, drug test and physical  

Certification/Licenses:
• HAZWOPER Certification
• Forklift Certification

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

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