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Material Handler I- Torrance, CA in Torrance, CA at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 2/12/2019

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Job Description

Material Handler I - Torrance, CA
Job Summary:
Responsible for performing a variety of routine hazardous and non-hazardous waste tasks in the movement of solids and liquids.  Under direct supervision, tasks could include all types of manual labor in cleaning and decontamination operations, vacuum projects and handling, packing, re-packing, unloading and loading containers for processing at site or transportation to appropriate facilities.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Load and unload various size containers (totes, drums, tankers, trailers. etc.)
  • Build and remove containments on ground and elevated areas
  • Construct boxes and/or fiber containers and stacks, labels, and loads containers. 
  • Use a variety of tools such as impact wrenches, shovels, jackhammers, etc.
  • Transport hazardous waste materials from storage facilities 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.
  • Inspection material handling equipment as directed.                 
  • 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:


  • Operate and maintain all equipment in a professional manner to ensure optimum efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Ability:

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




Education:

  • High School diploma or General Educational Development (GED) preferred
  • 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:

  • 40-Hour HAZWOPER training preferred
  • Forklift Certified


 Veolia is an E/O/E