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Hazardous Waste Technician

Choctaw Defense Services

This is a Contract position in Kodiak, AK posted July 13, 2021.

Job Description $5,000 Signing Bonus Job Summary: The Primary Hazardous Waste Technician performs a variety of waste handling/management and warehousing duties for hazardous and non-hazardous waste in a TSDF facility. Primary Duties: • Comply with all Environmental, Health, and Safety policies and regulations • Performs a variety of waste handling/management duties for hazardous and non-hazardous waste in the HWSB which includes a TSDF, Non-Regulated Area and • Perform waste sampling, containerization, and consolidation, draining materials from various containers to maximize quantities per container • Will be required to wear a respirator from time to time when working with hazardous waste. • Performs breakdown and processing of wase streams such as filters, batteries, etc. • Performs technical work such as hazardous waste management, projects, and movement • Verification of materials upon receipt, labeling of drums going in and out of the facility, inventory control for both supplies and waste, and inspection • Segregate and package for shipment, ensuring waste packaging maintain compliance and all labeling is correct • Coordinate the collection and transportation of hazardous and non-hazardous wastes from all parties required per contract, ensuring all hazardous waste containers are transported within the allotted time • Complete all paperwork, labels, and chain of custody associated with position in accordance with prescribed policies and procedures in a complete, accurate, and neat manner • Sort various waste materials according to hazardous classification • Maintain records of all inspections • Perform housekeeping and grounds keeping duties • Participate as an on-call spill response team member as directed • Participate in RCRA Inspections as directed • Participate in Emergency Response as directed • Perform duties occasionally after hours and weekends to perform ship fueling and fuel barge off-loads • Perform other duties as assigned Competencies: • Positive Attitude/Enthusiasm • Diversity/interpersonal Skills • Attendance/Punctuality/Dependability • Teamwork/Integrity Education, Experience, Skills: • High school education or G.E.D equivalent • Must be able to communicate clearly (oral and written) in the English language • Must be able to clearly communicate by radio and phone • Valid Alaska Class B Commercial Driver’s License with Tanker/HAZMAT Endorsement • Must have one-year operation of TSDF/LQG or similar hazardous waste operations experience to including hazardous waste sampling. • Must be qualified and able to wear a respirator IAW 29 CFR 1910.134 • Completion of 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) course, plus annual eight-hour refresher courses • Completion of 24-hour Hazardous Waste Technician, plus annual refresher • Must meet the requirements of an annual physical that will include pulmonary function testing • and will require the occasional use of a respirator. • Must be familiar with all applicable EPA/OSHA regulations and requirements • Must be able to operate a forklift • Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications • Must have the ability to follow directions Preferred • McCoy RCRA Training or Similar • Neilson Field School Environmental Sampling Certification or Similar Physical Requirements The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for bending, stooping, sitting, walking, standing, climbing ladders, or driving company vehicles. Ability to lift fifty (50) pounds and team lift over fifty-one (51) pounds. Work Environment Work Environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be borne by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This position requires the ability to maneuver around maintenance sites, see, hear, and verbally communicate with co-workers and clients. Ability to perform manual labor under dirty and uncomfortable situations and in all types of inclement weather for extended periods. Required to be on call on a rotational basis as directed. Travel to remote sites may be required. Supervisory Responsibility This position has no supervisory responsibilities however may be required to assume the Lead responsibilities as required. Additional Qualifying Factors • Must be able to complete criminal record background check • Must be able to pass and maintain an Air Operations Area (AOA) Badge • Must be able to drive a company vehicle and be insured • Must comply with all company policies • Must remain in good standing with the local Teamsters 959 Union Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. EXTERNAL APPLICANTS APPLY VIA Indeed or ZipRecruiter Website Must attach a Resume Company Description Choctaw Defense Services, Inc. is a tribally-owned Certified Small Business 8(a) contractor offering program management, maintenance, facility support, and staffing services to government and commercial clients across the globe. Our commitment to delivering quality solutions and reliable staff with steadfast professionalism remains the priority. These offerings are delivered with thorough communication, no surprises, and agility at each stage of every project. It is our privilege to serve you as you entrust us to fulfill your business needs.