Hazardous Field Technician
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.