Hazardous Field Technician

Employer
Environmental Management Services, Inc.
Location
Chantilly, VA
Posted
Feb 15, 2018
Closes
Feb 28, 2018
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
Field Technician Description/Duties - Segregation and lab packing of chemicals or waste in accordance with company guidelines, EPA, DOT regulations, and disposal site protocols; - Pour off/ consolidation of Flammable, Combustible, Corrosive, and Toxic materials; - Hazardous waste pickup at customer locations; - Environmental sampling, (ex. Water sampling, drums, chemical and biological) - Operating various types of monitoring devices such as, PIDs, Ox and LEL monitors, Mercury vapor analyzer and others; - Site visits to conduct chemical inventories, and providing information relating to the job; - Assisting with the identification of unknown materials utilizing the HazCat Kit, - Completing paperwork related to the various job assignments (ie, field reports, lab pack sheets, profiles, manifests, land ban forms, chain of custody and vehicle inspection sheets; - Deliveries and pickups of drums or various job related supplies; - Loading trucks for the next day's operations, and restocking used PPE, kits and equipment; - Perform varying levels of service at customer sites; - Decontamination of laboratories, and facilities; - Packaging and relocation of chemicals to and from customer sites; - Underground and above ground storage tank removal, sampling, cleaning and disposal; - Confined space entry and work; - Inventory and control and cleaning of storage areas and vehicles; - Responding to emergency incidents involving hazardous materials and performing risk analysis to determine the boundaries/ zones, proper personal protective equipment, mitigation, clean up and packaging per protocols - Other duties as assigned. Candidate Requirements/Prerequisites - 2+ years experience dealing with hazardous waste strongly preferred - OSHA 40-hour trained individuals with knowledge in chemistry, hazardous waste and hazardous materials packing, labeling, disposal and transportation; - Knowledge of DOT/EPA/OSHA/RCRA regulations a requirement; - Mechanically inclined and can maintain lab equipment; - Ability to work 40-50 hours per week; be on call 24 hours/7 days a week for emergency spill response; - Must be able to handle & move drums of at least 250 - 450 pounds; stand for 8 hours per day; operate tools and equipment safely; - Proficiency in English written and reading required. - Shall be experienced in driving box trucks; - Shall maintain a professional image. - Successful candidates must be able to pass pre-employment drug testing, a background check and DOT/medial physical before hire.

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