Material Handler at Veolia North America

Posted in Other 17 days ago.

Location: port arthur, Texas





Job Description:

Company Description

About Veolia North America

A subsidiary of Veolia Group, Veolia North America (VNA) offers a full spectrum of water, waste and energy management services, including water and wastewater treatment, commercial and hazardous waste collection and disposal, energy consulting and resource recovery. VNA helps commercial, industrial, healthcare, higher education and municipality customers throughout North America. Headquartered in Boston, Mass., Veolia North America has approximately 10,000 employees working at more than 350 locations across the continent. Please visit our website

www.veolianorthamerica.com

Job Description

BENEFITS

Veolia's comprehensive benefits package includes paid time off policies, as well as health, dental and vision insurance. In addition, employees are also entitled to participate in an employer sponsored 401(k) plan, to save for retirement. Pay and benefits for employees represented by a union are outlined in their collective bargaining agreement.

Position Purpose:
Responsible for performing a variety of routine hazardous and non-hazardous waste tasks in the movement of solids and liquids. Under direct supervision, tasks could include all types of manual labor in cleaning and decontamination operations, vacuum projects and handling, packing, re-packing, unloading and loading containers for processing at site or transportation to appropriate facilities.

Primary Duties/responsibilities:


  • Load and unload various size containers (totes, drums, tankers, trailers. etc.)

  • Construct boxes and/or fiber containers and stacks, labels, and loads containers.

  • Use a variety of tools such as impact wrenches, shovels, jackhammers, etc.

  • Transport hazardous waste materials from storage facilities within the facility as directed.

  • Decontaminate and dispose of empty drums and/or containers according to RCRA and disposal guidelines.

  • Assist in completing all necessary paperwork for processing materials to include transportation of materials to and from various locations.

  • Perform general housekeeping duties.

  • Maintain a clean, organized and safe work area.

  • Inspection material handling equipment as directed.

  • Assist in the loading/unloading of hazardous and non-hazardous waste materials at designated sites utilizing appropriate equipment for which you are appropriately trained.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education / Experience / Background:


  • High School diploma or GED

  • Prior work experience of 3 to 6 months in the hazardous waste or chemical industry in a related position with proficiency in handling forklifts and a variety of tools preferred

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:


  • Ability to communicate through reading and writing

  • Trained in the use of material handling equipment

Required Certification / Licenses / Training:

  • 40-Hour HAZWOPER training preferred

Additional Information

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.




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