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Material Handler-Schenectady in Schenectady, NY at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 7/11/2018

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Job Description

With nearly 200,000 employees worldwide, be part of a team that provides water, waste and energy management solutions that contribute directly to the sustainable development and competitiveness of people, businesses and industry.

Material Handler
Schenectady,NY
$16-18/hr
Full time

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Vacation


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.)
 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

Job Requirements

Education/Experience:
 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
Knowledge, Skills and Ability:
 Ability to communicate through reading and writing
 Trained in the use of material handling equipment

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