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Veterans Preferred - Onsite Environmental Technician II

Company: Republic Services
Location: Avenel
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply.

POSITION SUMMARY: -The Environmental Technician II work on customers site assisting Chemists with daily responsibilities. Outdoor work environment. -PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES: -

  • Collect recyclables, hazardous waste, universal waste and other waste streams throughout laboratories, manufacturing, office and other building areas and transport to disposal container or storage area
  • Clean/maintain organization and compliance of waste storage areas, including sweeping and mopping the floor, and cleaning secondary containment pallets
  • Assist in chemical spill incidents at customer location as needed
  • Maintain necessary documentation of waste inventories, inspections and other activities as required
  • Develop an understanding of OSHA, RCRA and DOT regulations
  • Wears all required PPE and develop an understanding of its use and limitations
  • Must be able to work independently with little direction, and as a member of a team
  • Must be able to follow and take direction
  • Must be able to endure outdoor and indoor work environments
  • Able to exert physical effort in lifting, pulling, pushing, walking, sitting, stooping, bending, keyboarding
  • Ability to work extra hours as required
  • Segregate, sort, and package waste streams for off-site shipment in accordance with EPA RCRA, state & local requirements
  • Perform inspections of MAA, SAA and universal waste areas, taking corrective action to eliminate deficiencies identified during the inspection
  • Wears all required PPE and understands its use and limitationsPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: -
    • -1+ years as an Environmental Technician I or similar hazardous waste handling experience
    • Pass a Pre-Employment Physical, Drug Screen and Alcohol testing
    • Pass a Pre-Employment Background Screening
    • Pass the OSHA HAZWOPER 40-hour trainingMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: -
      • Valid Driver's License
      • High School Diploma or GED

        Why choose Republic?Joining Republic isn't just about taking on a new job, it's about making a commitment to create a more sustainable world together. Our people provide an essential service, serving and impacting customers, neighborhoods, and communities everywhere.As a company, we are proud of our values and encourage those who share in our aspirations to join our team: - We protect our colleagues and communities through safe practices everywhere, every day. - We are committed to serving our customers and communities by going above and beyond to exceed expectations. - We take action to improve neighborhoods and communities by being environmentally responsible and creating a more sustainable world. - We are driven to deliver results in the right way. - We encourage a human centered culture that honors the unique potential and dignity of every person.Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
        The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. - Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.

Keywords: Republic Services, Elizabeth , Veterans Preferred - Onsite Environmental Technician II, Professions , Avenel, New Jersey

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