Environmental Technician-Laborer

  • Republic Services
  • Lansing, MI, USA
  • Jul 18, 2024
Full time General Labor

Job Description

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:  Responsible for assisting in the collection, identification and proper packaging and/or lab packing of hazardous and non-hazardous waste as well as administrative duties at the client site as well as spill response activities on site.

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Making waste pickups throughout a customer's facility.

  • Conducting chemical bulking and consolidation.

  • Packaging and labeling waste products to maximize efficiency and maintain compliance.

  • Participating in spill response on customer's site as needed.

  • Operating forklifts.

  • Inspecting drums for container integrity and regulatory compliance.

  • Ensuring the safe loading and unloading of waste hauling vehicles.

  • Completing waste stream sampling and profiling.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Ability to use heavy and light equipment, such as forklift, 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 may be required for some positions. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Current 40-hour HAZWOPER Training or ability to pass course upon hire.