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Hazmat Technician

Job in Rockville - Montgomery County - MD Maryland - USA
Company: Synerfac Technical Staffing
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-06-15
Job specializations:
  • Skilled Labor/Trades
    Pipefitter, Fabrication, General Labor, Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Transportation
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Job Description


Rockville, MD

Job Description:

- Segregation and lab packing of chemicals or waste in accordance with company guidelines, EPA, DOT regulations, and disposal site protocols;

- Pour off/ consolidation of Flammable, Combustible, Corrosive, and Toxic materials;

- Hazardous waste pickup at customer locations;

- Environmental sampling, (ex. Water sampling, drums, chemical and biological)

- Operating various types of monitoring devices such as, PIDs, Ox and LEL monitors, Mercury vapor analyzer and others;

- Site visits to conduct chemical inventories, and providing information relating to the job;

- Assisting with the identification of unknown materials utilizing the HazCat Kit,

- Completing paperwork related to the various job assignments (i.e., field reports, lab pack sheets, profiles, manifests, land ban forms, chain of custody and vehicle inspection sheets;

- Deliveries and pickups of drums or various job related supplies;

- Loading trucks for the next day?s operations, and restocking used PPE, kits and equipment;

- Perform varying levels of service at customer sites;

- Decontamination of laboratories, and facilities;

- Packaging and relocation of chemicals to and from customer sites;

- Underground and above ground storage tank removal, sampling, cleaning and disposal;

- Confined space entry and work;

- Cleaning and waxing of company vehicles;

- Inventory and control and cleaning of storage areas and vehicles;

- Responding to emergency incidents involving hazardous materials and performing risk analysis to determine the boundaries/ zones, proper personal protective equipment, mitigation, clean up and packaging per protocols

- Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

- 2+ years experience dealing with hazardous waste strongly preferred

- OSHA 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations Emergency Response HAZWOPER as specified in 29 CFR 1910.120 trained individuals with knowledge in chemistry, hazardous waste and hazardous materials packing, labeling, disposal and transportation;

- Knowledge of DOT/EPA/OSHA/RCRA regulations a requirement;

- Mechanically inclined and can maintain lab equipment;

- Ability to work 40-50 hours per week; be on call 24 hours/7 days a week for emergency spill response;

- Must be able to handle & move drums of at least 250/450 pounds ( 5 gal, 15 gal, 30 gal, and 55 gal); stand for 8 hours per day; operate tools and equipment safely;

- Proficiency in English written and reading required.

- Shall be experienced in driving box trucks;

- Shall maintain a professional image.

- Successful candidates must be able to pass pre-employment drug testing, a background check and DOT/medial physical before hire.

Company Description

Since 1987, Synerfac serves its clients, candidates and staff. We match great companies with the great talent they need!

Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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