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Technician, Emergency Response 2 at US Ecology

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Location: Dallas, Texas

Job Description:


Emergency Response Technician

  • Operates light and heavy equipment relating to clean-up, including: rolloff truck, vacuum truck, box trucks, skid steer, forklift, pumps and pallet-jack

  • Responds to customer spills and emergencies during normal business hours and after hours.

  • Performs pre-trip and post-trip Department of Transportation inspections.

  • Maintains vehicle logs.

  • Performs general housekeeping, including maintenance of equipment and site.

  • Performs other, related duties as assigned. These are duties may not be specifically listed in this description, but which are within the general nature typically associated with the employee's level of work.


Employees are required to report any concerns associated with environmental compliance to their supervisor, General Manager or Environmental Manager. Employees are also required to complete training in hazardous waste management procedures, emergency response and other topics as outlined in the facility's training program and/or an individual training matrix.


While performing this job, the employee is responsible for continuous adherence to the Company's Health & Safety (H&S) Program. This includes: the health and safety of themselves and their coworkers, completing tasks in a safe manner, attending safety meetings and mandatory H&S training, and reporting any unsafe conditions, acts or unanticipated hazards to their Supervisor, General Manager or Health and Safety Specialist. Duties and responsibilities are detailed in the H&S Program Master Document and will be provided by the H&S Specialist and/or the direct supervisor during new-hire orientation, training sessions or upon request.


Ability to use some heavy and light equipment, such as rolloff truck, vacuum truck, box trucks, skid steer, forklift, pumps and pallet-jack. Skilled using hand and shop tools, and instruments. Demonstrates, accuracy, thoroughness and attention to detail. Must be able to prioritize, stay focused and handle multiple, diverse responsibilities.


A valid driver's license, with a clean driving record, may be required for some positions.

Special equipment operation certificate, such as CDL-A or CDL-B, may be required for some positions.


The personal and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee may work alone, travel, work extended hours or shift work, with frequent interruptions and repetitious operations. This work requires high concentration with a moderate level of stress. Employee shall at all times demonstrate cooperative behavior with colleagues, clients, customers and vendors.


While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, reach, climb or balance, hear and smell. The employee is required to use hands to handle, feel, and grasp. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee may need to work long hours on specific projects. There are frequent interruptions and repetitious motions. The employee may be in cramped or confined spaces for short periods of time. The employee is required to wear respiratory protection and other personal protective equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. This position requires occasional customer, visitor, contractor, and vendor contact.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; exposed to extreme heat, cold, wind, and dust conditions; risk of electrical shock; risk of radiation; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

US Ecology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status, among other factors.