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Environmental Technician (Seasonal)

Company: US Ecology
Location: Kenai
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

About You

You're a reliable, motivated and team-oriented person who likes to pitch in and keep things clean and safe. You'll do what it takes to get the job done safely and effectively. You know how to manage your time, and colleagues can count on you to be patient, tactful and cooperative. You desire to learn new skills, be part of a team and advance within a growing company.

Position Snapshot

Environmental Technicians provides a range of tasks associated with emergency response, hazardous waste clean-up, site remediation, industrial cleaning, decontamination of equipment and handling of hazardous materials.

Day in the Life After grabbing your favorite morning beverage, you can expect to:

  • Enters confined spaces to clean interior of tanks, railcars, tanker trucks, trenches, drains, oil/water separators, boilers, etc. to remove liquids, solids and residue utilizing different methods such as scraping, scrubbing, sweeping, mopping, squeegees, and shoveling.
  • Performs physical labor associated with cleanup and remediation activities such as sample collection, drum pumping, drum handling, waste bulking, and hand and mechanical demolition.
  • Responds to customer spills and emergencies during normal business hours and after hours.
  • Performs inspections on containers, and collection areas, and ensure all is in compliance, labeled and sealed properly.
  • Performs routine inspections and preventative maintenance on assigned equipment.
  • Operates light and heavy equipment including, but not limited to pumps, pressure washers, generators, electric pallet jack, forklift, bobcats, vacuum truck, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What you need to apply

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Preferred Certifications: 40 Hour HAZWOPER, 8 Hour HAZWOPER, DOT, RCRA
  • Relevant experience in the environmental industry preferred
  • Valid driver's license
  • Ability to pass pre-employment background checks and drug screening
  • Comfort wearing a respirator if needed.

About Us

US Ecology helps our customers keep the environment clean by doing the hard but rewarding work of safely disposing of hazardous and regulated waste. In short, we work to provide a sustainable future for our children and their grandchildren.

For your hard work

  • Tuition reimbursement after six months
  • Opportunity for professional growth
  • Employer paid certifications and training
  • 100% employer paid medical for you
  • Paid Time Off
  • Cash Recognition Programs
  • Find out more at


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

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Keywords: US Ecology, Anchorage , Environmental Technician (Seasonal), Other , Kenai, Alaska

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