Hazardous Materials Technician


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Please submit your inquiries and resume if available to careers@hazmatservices.us for consideration. We appreciate your interest.

Hazardous Materials Technician

Job Type : Full Time
Career Level : Entry Level
Education : High School or equivalent
Category : Environmental, Hazardous Waste Management, Oil Spill Response, Remediation, Industrial Services

Support firm’s 24/7/365 operations on emergency response, land service and maritime contracts or projects.

  • Execution of fieldwork encompassed in marine services, industrial cleaning, remediation, UST removal, waste packaging and disposal, site demolition, emergency spill response and site cleanup projects while under direct or indirect supervision.
  • Correct completion of all job-specific, employee related paper work including Timesheets, Daily Work Reports, Driver’s Logs and Daily Tailgate Safety Meeting Forms.
  • Execution of fieldwork encompassed in marine services, industrial cleaning, remediation, UST removal, waste packaging and disposal, site demolition, emergency spill response and site cleanup projects while under direct or indirect supervision.
  • Respond to oil /petroleum spill on shoreline and uneven terrain under varying weather conditions.
  • Load/ unload drums, cylinders, equipment from and into vans, flatbeds, trailers
  • Perform confined space work inside tanks of varying dimensions; involving squatting and crawling for possible extended periods.
  • Assist with the retrieval or cleanup of biomedical waste
  • Certified to operate a forklift, bobcat, blowers, diaphragm pumps, man lift and boats.
  • Safely drive and perform safety checks on all vehicles for which licensed.
  • Must be able to understand and comply with company and client safety standards.

Job Requirements:

  • 0-2 years experience performing related work (fire fighting, emergency response, general construction, industrial cleaning) is preferred.
  • High School or GED (or equivalent reading, writing and reasoning skills) is preferred.
  • Must be able to follow directions, read/write/speak and understand English.
  • Ability to read and understand common danger placards / labels and hazardous warning literature including site safety plans is strongly desired.
  • Qualified employees must possess or be able to complete the 40-hour HAZWOPER certification.
  • Must have a valid Class “C” License and maintain a MVR that meets company policy standards. HazMat endorsements preferred.
  • Confined Space Entry Training and CPR/First Aid Training is desirable.
  • Perform heavy lifting and carrying up to 75 pounds; stoop, crawl, bend, push, pull and walk on uneven terrain or slippery conditions.
  • Must be able to use hand tools, power tools and don a respirator.
  • Must be able to travel and work extended hours including evenings and weekends, working in often undesirable conditions, in inclement weather while be exposed to dust, fumes, dirt, heat, cold, noise, vibrations.

Please submit your inquiries and resume if available to careers@hazmatservices.us for consideration. We appreciate your interest.