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TSD Material Handler I

Company: Heritage Environmental Services
Location: Independence
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Primary Purpose Load, unload, process and store hazardous and nonhazardous waste materials at a permitted waste treatment facility with supervision. Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Ensures Health & Safety are the number one goal by following policies, processes and acting in a safe manner at all times,
  • Load, unload and process solid and liquid waste safely in accordance with Company, federal, state and local regulations/rules.
  • Performs job in a safe manner, following all safety procedures.
  • Operate a fork truck and Bob Cat with attachments.
  • Directs liquid waste through a system of pumps to tanks for storage.
  • Perform basic spill cleanup and housekeeping duties as directed.
  • Perform chemical compatibility checks to prevent reactions and other issues.
  • Utilize barcode system equipment to document certain inventory activities.
  • Review laboratory data to determine proper handling and disposal of materials.
  • Use Department of Transportation (DOT) knowledge to match and label inbound materials for storage and shipping of containers to other sites.
  • Use proper equipment to remove samples of materials for analysis and compatibility checks.
  • Operate a hydraulic baler for cardboard and other materials.
  • Responsible for keeping operating areas. walls pipes and floor in a clean and safe condition.
  • Utilize knowledge of applicable EPA, DOT, OSHA and permit regulations.
  • Understand Heritage coding and labeling systems to handle and manage containers.
  • Position handles hazardous materials and will often require use of PPE: Boots, Gloves, Suits, Eye/Ear Protection and Respirator Heritage believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to company success. That contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities. Therefore, this position description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications and job scope, but not limit the incumbent nor the company to just the work identified. It is Heritage's expectation that each employee will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of company endeavors. Education: High school diploma or equivalent required. Experience: 1 year of related experience and 24-40 hour HAZWOPER certificate preferred. Knowledge and Abilities: This is a safety sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function. Basic knowledge of EPA, DOT and OSHA regulations preferred. Ability to understand general industry practices. Ability to lift up to 60 pounds. Ability to wear personal protective equipment, including respirator. Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of this job. A post offer drug screen will be required. EEO including disability/veteran#LI-SK1#LI-NR1

Keywords: Heritage Environmental Services, Independence , TSD Material Handler I, Other , Independence, Missouri

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