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Operations Technician - VNS - Wampum in Wampum, PA at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 3/28/2019

Job Snapshot

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    Wampum, PA
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Job Description

Veolia Nuclear Solutions, which unites the best in class operations of Kurion, Alaron and Asteralis businesses, is a leading world class player in nuclear facility clean up and treatment of radioactive waste. It provides the most comprehensive range of technologies, expertise and services to develop the activity of facility restoration, decommissioning and treatment of low and intermediate level radioactive.

Operations Technician
Wampum, PA 
Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k

General Summary
Performs decontamination and volume reduction of materials and equipment, associated material handling/movement activities.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
• Performs mechanical and/or chemical decontamination of radioactive materials/ equipment
• Performs volume reduction of materials/equipment
• Responsible for the safe operation of the following equipment: powered/non-powered hand tools, hoists/cranes (e.g. overhead, gantry, and jib), powered and non-powered industrial trucks (e.g.. forklifts, box tilters), oxy-acetylene.oxy-propane torches, PAK-45, bailing press, HEPA vacuums
• Responsible for complying with all applicable company operational and safety plans and procedures and correcting safety problems or bringing them to the attention of higher management
• May perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

• Must be high school graduate (or possess a GED diploma).
• Must be able to read and interpret data in order to maintain records.
• Must be able to walk or stand over 75% of the time.
• Must possess normal hearing ability, normal visual acuity (when corrected)
• Must be physically and psychologically capable of wearing a respirator for extended periods of time
• Ability to climb ladders and enter/egress confined spaces
• Ability to lift and carry objects up to 50 pounds