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Utility Laborer (Union) 1st Shift in Menomonee Falls, WI at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 2/19/2018

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Job Description

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 these tasks could include manual labor in cleaning and decontamination operations, handling, packing, re-packing, unloading and loading, processing at fixed operations site. 
•          High School diploma or General Educational Development (GED) required.
•          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.
•          HAZWOPER training provided
•          Forklift Certification 
Knowledge, Skills and Ability:
•          Ability to effectively communicate through reading and writing
•          Ability to safely operate material handling equipment such as fork trucks, hand trucks, roll-off trucks, etc.
•          Basic knowledge of chemical hazards.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•          Load and unload various size containers (totes, drums, tankers, trailers. etc.)
•          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 various on-site locations. 
•          Act in a safe manner at all times to prevent accidents.
•          Notify supervisor/manager of all incidents and accidents within established timeframes.
Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities :
•          Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Basic qualifications include a high school diploma/GED and at least two (2) years of forklift experience.